Movies like Trapped in Paradise

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Trapped in Paradise (1994)
 5.9
 15K
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, absurd, parody, romantic, clever, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, small town, snow, heist, redemption, holiday, bank robbery, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, winter, brothers, catastrophe, prison, natural disaster, loneliness, god, family, technology, gunfight, justice, lone hero ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa

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Most similar movies to Trapped in Paradise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic and clever films with plots about adaptation, catastrophe, destiny, mentor, storytelling, dialogue and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Trapped in Paradise: Amos & Andrew (1993), Welcome to Collinwood (2002), Screwed (2000), Weekend at Bernie's (1989), Scorched (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, mistaken identity, police investigation, brutality, racism, bad cop, interracial relations, crimes, social differences, resort, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
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100%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, clever, satirical ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, greed, runaway, safecracker, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, robbery, planning, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cleveland ohio
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100%
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Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: funny, humorous, intense, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, fish out of water, friendship, nothing goes right, hostage, disorder, cons and scams, misfit, partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, dark humor, hitman, farce, insurance, death, summer, beach, organized crime, employer employee relationship, mob boss, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, melancholic, funny, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, small town, robbery, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, bank, friends, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes, employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 21K
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, absurd, light, witty ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crimes, nothing goes right, friendship, friends, disorder, cons and scams, partners, buddies, runaway, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, exciting, light ...
Plot: crimes, mistaken identity, prison, small town, priest, monk, fish out of water, religion, clergy, buddies, on the run, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, dysfunctional family, loneliness, suburbs, family, farce, looking for love, eccentric family, family relations, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Excess Baggage (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A rich brat (Alicia Silverstone) fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.
Style: humorous, feel good, melancholic, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romancing a criminal, kidnapping, romance, crime gone awry, teenager, nothing goes right, dishonesty, missing person, comedy of errors, fall in love, disorder, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lucky Numbers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: crimes, small town, justice, criminal heroes, dark humor, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, couple relations, stripper, lottery, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, absurd, melancholic, light, buddy comedy ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, mistaken identity, crimes, organized crime, comedy of errors, cons and scams, farce, justice, crime boss, unlikely criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: funny, entertaining, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: cons and scams, love, friendship, adventure, chase, disorder, comedy of errors, crimes, con artists, house, mistaken identity, heist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Crew (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, funny, stylized, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, human nature, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, miami, florida, usa, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
High School High (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, unusual plot structure, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teacher, hip hop, school, satire, gang, cheerleading, farce, teenager, high school, destiny, first contact, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Saving Silverman (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman, a cold-hearted beauty who snatches him from them and breaks up their Neil Diamond cover band.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: kidnapping, friendship, dark humor, farce, fiance fiancee relationship, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, destructive relationship, friendship between men, buddies, romance, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Disorganized Crime (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: parody, humorous, melancholic, bad ending, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, small town, chase, gang, crime gone awry, crimes, bank robbery, destiny, fight scenes, farce, fantasy world ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, las vegas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, suspense, road movie, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: heist, crimes, romance, thief, justice, painting, happy ending, gangsters, betrayal, partners, cons and scams, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Trial and Error (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, talky, not serious ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, legal, small town, fish out of water, cons and scams, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, legal action, goofy hero, nothing goes right, court ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, new jersey, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, witty, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, drug dealing, mad scientist, law enforcement, buddies, satire, buddy cop, gunfight, police investigation, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gangsters, farce, friendship, sex, crime gone awry, culture clash, first contact, fight scenes, fantasy world, chase, fashion, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, funny, intense, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, thief, robbery, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, destiny, stereotypes, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., boston, new jersey
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36%
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Mo' Money (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of ...
Style: humorous, light, intense, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: credit card, cons and scams, twists and turns, love and romance, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, investigation, reluctant partners, gangsters, chase, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Man (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fidler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vanns way
Style: intense, funny, absurd, parody, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, arms dealer, car chase, buddy cop, fight scenes, dumb, goofy hero, stereotypes, runaway, foul language, twists and turns, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, entertaining, light, emotional, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, friendship, chase, lsd, on the road, fbi, unlikely friendships, prison, adventure, partners, criminal heroes, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 60s
Place: oregon, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Father Hood (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus to an abusive foster home and they go on a run. The cops are after them, they bicker constantly and his idea of a way out is grim, yet this dangerous ride might just turn them into a family.
Style: humorous, melancholic, intense, unusual plot structure, twist ending ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: kidnapping, chase, heist, father daughter relationship, convict, reporter, criminal, road trip, highway, vengeance, culture clash, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, sexy, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chase, murder, thief, nothing goes right, odd couple, protagonist as suspect, partners, disorder, who done it, false accusation, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
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Happy, Texas (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts roll into the village of Happy, Texas, where they're mistaken for a gay couple who work as beauty pageant consultants. They go along with it to duck the police, but the local sheriff has a secret of his own.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, pretending to be gay, small town, beauty pageant, farce, lgbt, fish out of water, bank robbery, runaway, dark humor, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 21K
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, intense, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, witness protection, fbi, fbi agent, small town, organized crime, hitman, crimes, fish out of water, district attorney, small town life, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: witty, humorous, entertaining, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, bank robbery, romance, love triangle, dog, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, bank teller, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. Garet, the real arsonist, is apalled that someone else would try ...
Style: humorous, sexy, visually appealing, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, farce, twists and turns, greed, adaptation, sexualized violence, alternate reality, relationships, fight scenes, loneliness, fantasy world, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%