Movies like Short Time

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Short Time (1990)
 6.5
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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, heist and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Short Time: Downtown (1990), Madigan's Millions (1968), 99 (2009), Blue Streak (1999), The Junkman (1982). 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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, suburban life, social differences, suburbs, fish out of water, deadly, chase, partners, buddies, society, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ 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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, disorder, partners, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, track down, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.3
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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: chase, gambling, cons and scams, gangsters, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, crime boss, heist, caper, conspiracy, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 77K
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, thief, police officer, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.6
 663
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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, partners, danger, fugitives, save the day, obsessive quest, hitman, memory loss, hostage, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 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: offbeat, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug smuggling, crimes, partners, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, fugitives, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 216
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, showbiz, hollywood, disorder, love and romance, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, rivalry ...
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: crime gone awry, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, parents and children, self discovery, 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, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
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: hitman, car chase, police, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, chase, crime ...
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, on the road, crimes, crime, treasure hunt, rivalry, adventure, partners, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, parents and children, cons and scams, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, police, gangsters, con artists, martial arts, diamond, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: chase, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, crime, car chase, vengeance, female nudity, attempted rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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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: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, cancer, murder, boss, gunfight, danger, gangsters, partners, goofy hero, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 11K
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, crimes, chases and races, counterfeit money, gang, gunfight, cadillac ...
Time: 80s
Place: sacramento california, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: golden years, crime, crimes, on the run, disorder, couples, kidnapping, heist, couple relations, bank, opposites attract, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, crimes, heist, disorder, friends, nothing goes right, dishonesty, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.3
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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, crimes, crime, odd couple, partners, nothing goes right, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1956
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 2K
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, realistic, semi serious, witty, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gunfight, social satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, crimes, crime, on the run, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chase, strong violent content ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, rough, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters, greed, murder, crime, airport, uncle nephew relationship, bound and gagged, apartment, magic ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 21K
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, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, friends, gangsters, interracial relations, bully, police, crimes, crime, corruption, police corruption, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, idiotic, offbeat, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, partners, buddies, life is a bitch, crimes, drug abuse, addiction, heist, curses spells and rituals, friendship, dark humor, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.6
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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%
 6.2
 1K
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, exciting, semi serious, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, partners, rivalry, danger, cons and scams, disorder, crime, crimes, heist, ruby, adventure, pursuit ...
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, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, chases and races, nothing goes right, farce, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, gang, law enforcement, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners, confined, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 745
Big Shots (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following the death of his father, a suburbanite runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, the boy befriends a young hustler and, after stealing a gangster's car, the two embark on an adventure down ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hitman, gang, friendship, interracial friendship, gangsters, culture clash, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, coming of age, crimes, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, southern usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 706
Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Valerio Mastandrea is Franz, a night bus driver on the airport route who owes a lot of money from poker debts. He's stumbled upon by the variously named Leila, a thief who has accidentally become wrapped up in a secretive blackmail deal ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, neo noir, sentimental ...
Plot: femme fatale, escapades, crimes, on the run, romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, chases and races, on the road, crime, bus, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Double Trouble (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two beefed-up twins (played by the Paul brothers, Peter and David, who have appeared in several programmers as The Barbarian Brothers) operating on opposing sides of the law, team up to stop a nefarious crook in this actioner. Peter Jade is a ...
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: twins, diamonds, police officer, buddy cop, friends, buddies, crimes, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%