Movies like Short Time

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Short Time (1990)
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Short Time (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nearing retirement, Dabney Coleman finds that he has a disease that will kill him within days. He then finds that his life insurance only pays off if he is killed in the line of duty. In order to leave something to his wife and children, Coleman becomes supercop, ignoring danger and trying his best to get killed.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: chase, car chase, terminal illness, crimes, parents and children, chases and races, law enforcement, disorder, cons and scams, retirement, police officer, gangsters, heist, police, violence, death, tough guy, running, gun, gunfight, helicopter, bus, father son relationship, bravery, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, seattle washington

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, chase, gangsters, chases and races, partners and disorder mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Short Time: Downtown (1990), Madigan's Millions (1968), 99 (2009), The Junkman (1982), Blue Streak (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Downtown (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Officer Alex Kearney patrols an upscale neighborhood in Philadelphia, where he pulls over a well-connected white collar executive who promises to get even with the policeman. Soon, Kearney learns that he is off the cushy suburban beat and must now ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, fish out of water, social differences, suburban life, suburbs, disorder, law enforcement, crimes, buddies, society, crime, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, disorder, chase, dishonesty, crime, goofy hero, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, track down, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.3
 3K
99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: gambling, chase, buddies, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, crime boss, heist, caper, conspiracy, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 650
The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, unlikely partners, partners, danger, fugitives, save the day, obsessive quest, memory loss, hostage, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.3
 74K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, police officer, thief, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 2K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: clever, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug smuggling, drug dealing, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, law enforcement, lovers on the run, hostages, dishonesty, fugitives ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 209
Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the run, gangsters, graphic violence, disorder, strong female presence, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 2K
Stand Off (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, crime, crime gone awry, self discovery, comedy of errors, parents and children, disorder, failed attempt, unlikely criminals, gambling debt, hostage, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, gang, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, goofy hero, chases and races, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitman, police, police investigation, buddies, chases and races, partners against crime, chase, law enforcement, master criminal, crime, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, partners, boss and employee, crimes, buddies, gangsters, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, chase, on the road, crime, crimes, treasure hunt, safecracker, rivalry, adventure, escapades, buddies, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pink Cadillac (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Clint Eastwood plays a bounty hunter who helps out the wife of a bail-jumper after her child is kidnapped by neo-Nazi types.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the road, bail bondsman, criminal heroes, kidnapping, track down, chases and races, crimes, counterfeit money, gang, gunfight, cadillac ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Extreme Vengeance (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After ten years in prison, vicious crime boss Mario Blanco is out for revenge. Revenge against the cop that put him away. Revenge at any cost! But David, the officer that sent Blanco to jail has been in hiding since quitting the force after exposing ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: chase, gangsters, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races, crime, crimes, rivalry, car chase, vengeance, gangster, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Montana (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, cancer, murder, boss, gunfight, deadly, criminal heroes, gangsters, chases and races, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Secret Life of Archie's Wife (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bunny, an unhappily married Denver housewife, frustrated and stressed out over her uncommunicative businessman husband Archie as well as planing their daughter's coming wedding, has her life turned upside down one day when she's taken ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, opposites attract, golden years, crime, crimes, on the run, heist, kidnapping, couple relations, bank, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, crime, heist, friends, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 6K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, prison, aging, crime, crimes, odd couple, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, cons and scams, stalking, elderly ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1956
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.8
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Big Bad Mama (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mama and daughters get forced by circumstances into bootlegging and bank robbing, and travel across the country trailed by the law.
Style: sexy, witty, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gunfight, social satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, crime, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chase, chases and races, strong violent content ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, criminal heroes, greed, murder, crime, airport, dogcatcher, uncle nephew relationship, chewing gum, aviation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 38K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, criminal heroes, buddies, sibling relationship, cons and scams, dishonesty, law enforcement, perfect crime, train, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 20K
Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, friends, gangsters, interracial relations, bully, police, crimes, crime, corruption, cons and scams, urban ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 29K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, car chase, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crimes, crime, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, goofy hero, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.3
 4K
Weirdsville (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of slackers get in way over their heads when they try to dump the body of a dead girlfriend in the basement of a drive-in movie theater where a satanic cult performs ritual sacrifices.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, idiotic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, life is a bitch, buddies, partners, crimes, drug abuse, addiction, heist, curses spells and rituals, friendship, couples, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 1K
Fast Getaway (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nelson, played by Corey Haim is a teenager who robs banks with his father in group along with two other friends. Corey Haim Is the right guy, in the right place, at the right time. All he needed was a ...fast getaway
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, chase, robbery, escapades, criminal heroes, disorder, family relations, rivalry, partners, crimes, youth, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 2K
Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, misfit partners, disorder, partners, criminal heroes, chase, nothing goes right, on the run, ex convict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 970
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, danger, partners, cons and scams, disorder, crime, crimes, heist, ruby, pursuit, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, farce, fugitives, reluctant partners, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, chases and races, nothing goes right, nobody believes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, gang, law enforcement, friendship, heist, confined, crime, dishonesty, partners, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 68K
48 Hrs. (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, convict, crimes, police investigation, partners against crime, prison, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, profanity, police officer killed, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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