Movies like Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
 7.0
 24K
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, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, buddy movie, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, on the road, crimes, treasure hunt, adventure, rivalry, partners, buddies, escapades, car chase, drifter, nudity (full frontal - brief), rain, home invasion, cross dressing, crime gone awry, treasure, friends, graphic violence, rebellion, on the run, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana

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Most similar movies to Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about crimes, mentor, dialogue, gangsters, redemption, runaway and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Thunderbolt and Lightfoot: Bottle Rocket (1996), Pink Cadillac (1989), Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997), Money for Nothing (1993), Going in Style (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, heist, thief, crimes, disorder, self discovery, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, partners in crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, kidnapping, criminal heroes, track down, crimes, counterfeit money, gang, gunfight, crime gone awry, lone hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: sacramento california, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: road movie, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, friends, escapades, life philosophy, last wish, on the run, odd couple, partners, gangsters, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, humorous, light, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, heist, disorder, friends, dishonesty, nothing goes right, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, elderly, friendship, senior citizen, bittersweet, buddies, unlikely criminals, golden years, dishonesty, partners, crimes, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.1
 22K
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, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, friends, gangsters, interracial relations, police, bully, crimes, corruption, gang, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.2
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Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, lsd, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, adventure, partners, criminal heroes, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.9
 15K
Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, humorous, rough, harsh ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, hip hop, heroin, going straight, rehabilitation, friendship, overdose, life is a bitch, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 6.8
 27K
Stir Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe, have no jobs and no prospects. They decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, and land jobs as woodpeckers to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, prison, friendship, on the road, false accusation, escape, buddy, wrongful imprisonment, crimes, silly humor, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.7
 50K
Down by Law (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sincere, meditative, harsh ...
Plot: prison, prison escape, escape, pimp, fight, friendship, partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, prison life, on the road, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.3
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The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, golden years, criminal heroes, intrigue, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 3K
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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, disorder, hostage, partners, law enforcement, master criminal, on the run, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.5
 67K
Bandits (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.
Style: feel good, humorous, twists and turns, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, love triangle, friendship, on the run, reward, jealousy, romance, robbery, crimes, buddies, criminal heroes, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
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Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, police, drug lord, buddies, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, semi serious, realistic, witty, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: social satire, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, on the run, dishonesty, chase, sexual content, strong violent content, heist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.9
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, friendship, infidelity, on the road, extramarital affair, crimes, mistaken identity, cons and scams, graphic violence, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.8
 20K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 18K
Made (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two aspiring boxers lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, talky, clever ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, partners, dishonesty, bad temper, crime boss, bar fight, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, dark humor, crimes, redemption, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, temperamental, hopes, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, idiotic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, partners, buddies, life is a bitch, addiction, drug abuse, crimes, couples, dark humor, curses spells and rituals, heist, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Hangover Part III (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hung over, dentist, dark humor, disorder, friends, escapades, buddies, nothing goes right, silly humor, graphic violence, irresponsible, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, nevada, las vegas, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, friendship, rivalry, contests and competitions, orangutan, martial arts, street fight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 19K
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
Style: realistic, cynical, tricky, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, disorder, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, ransom demand, adultery, abduction, ransom ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1978
Place: usa, detroit, bahamas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.5
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Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the road, chase, martial artist, rivalry, underdog, misfit, contests and competitions, ambition, adventurer, escapades, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 5K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, partners, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
 49K
Life (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: life sentence, prison life, escape attempt, criminal, prison escape, redemption, african american, frame up, life is a bitch, crimes, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century, year 1932
Place: mississippi, new york, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 8K
Miami Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, police detective, psychopath, thief, crimes, law enforcement, strong sexual content, criminal heroes, dishonesty, violence spree, brutality, assault ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police, fistfight, police officer, crimes, graphic violence, sexual content, bittersweet, romance, criminal heroes, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, buddies, rivalry, crimes, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, latin america, usa, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Nothing to Lose (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: on the road, desert, infidelity, friends, society, social differences, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, urban ghetto, culture clash, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%