Movies like Where the Money Is

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Where the Money Is (2000)
 6.3
 5K
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann McKay (Linda Fiorentino), has a plan of her own.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, entertaining, sexy, interesting, light, suspense ...
Plot: heist, crime, armored car, golden years, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, elderly, aging, couple relations, criminal heroes, couples, nursing, retirement home, one last job, robbery, chase, coma, lap dance, wristwatch, dancing, thief, jealousy, diving ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and clever films with plots about crime, dialogue, crimes, runaway, mentor, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Where the Money Is: Going in Style (1979), The Opportunists (2000), The Sting (1973), Amos & Andrew (1993), Money for Nothing (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, senior citizen, friendship, elderly, buddies, golden years, crime, human nature, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Opportunists (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vic is a struggling auto mechanic with a safe-cracking past and a lot of debt. His girlfriend runs a bar and offers to loan him the money she's saved for remodeling, but Vic is reluctant to take it. When a long-lost cousin from Ireland shows up ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, tricky, idiotic ...
Plot: heist, bar, crime, gangsters, cons and scams, crime gone awry, safecracker, redemption, unlikely couple, going straight, starting over, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.3
 209K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, bet, mentor, organized crime, alley, sting operation, crime, fbi, buddies, repayment, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: island, racism, farce, buddies, mistaken identity, odd couple, crime, bad cop, resort, interracial relations, social differences, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, friendship, unemployment, crime, rise to the top, self discovery, rich and poor, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He's also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, family, master criminal, heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, master thief, police officer, painting, extramarital affair, prosecution, gang of thieves ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, power relations, master and servant, mute or deaf, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 62K
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: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, motel, crime, heist, thief, buddies, unlikely criminals, language barrier, burglar, nervous breakdown, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.1
 58K
Robot & Frank (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown ...
Style: clever, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, robot, aging, ex convict, thief, androids and robots, golden years, senior citizen, cons and scams, imaginary, unlikely criminals, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, romance, couple relations, crimes, couples, cons and scams, bankruptcy, loan, robbery, female sitting on a toilet ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: city, fistfight, police, singing, crime, jazz, crimes, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: unlikely criminals, bank, crime gone awry, crime, cons and scams, beach, heist, crimes, love and romance, disorder, babies and infants, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 4K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, cons and scams, crime, hitman, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, partners, golden years, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 2K
Faithful (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, bathtub, kitchen, hitman, crumbling marriage, self discovery, crime, wedding anniversary, couple relations, cons and scams, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, crime, crime gone awry, safecracker, cons and scams, safe, inner city, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 61K
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, on the road, love triangle, surveillance, crime, friendship, reward, jealousy, romance, criminal heroes, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, restaurant, crime gone awry, high society, unlikely criminals, urban, bank, pizza, pizzeria, hoodlum, wife, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic
Plot: golden years, retirement home, unlikely criminals, old man, bank robbery, crime, heist, retirement home life, crimes, dishonesty, elderly, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Kicked in the Head (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with Jack, low-key criminal. After that tough guy Stretch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, light ...
Plot: self discovery, farce, crime gone awry, gangsters, going straight, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, buddies, unlikely criminals, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 2K
Best Men (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his girlfriend. En route to the wedding, one of the men asks to stop by a bank to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, buddies, crime, wedding, on the run, release from prison, crime gone awry, crimes, couples, friends, hostages, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 10K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, crime, concierge, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry, manipulations, mastermind, perfect crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 2K
Palookaville (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, armored truck, ashtray, crime gone awry, crime, heist, bank, factory, friendship, store, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 2K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, bank, fugitives, hostages, master criminal, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.2
 4K
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, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, chase, on the road, hippie, lsd, fbi, friendship, prison, odd couple, mind game, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 1K
Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: semi serious, clever, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, friends, couples, human nature, reunion, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Double Whammy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ray Pluto has many problems. He is satirized in the tabloids as the "loser cop." His partner is starting to seem suspiciously attracted to him. A pair of screenwriters across the hall keep bugging him for help. The superintendent of his ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: violence, tabloid, insult, rivalry, guilt, sex, crime, crimes, murder, deadly, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 6K
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: desert, heist, bank robber, bank, criminal heroes, small town, nothing goes right, crime, vengeance, employee, store, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: ring, thief, cons and scams, crime, crimes, master thief, vengeance, dishonesty, destiny, criminal's revenge, goofy hero, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 1K
Trixie (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily Watson stars as Trixie, an eccentric woman who aspires to quit her job as a security guard and become a private detective. However, comedy intervenes and the mess begins...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: hospital, amateur detective, murder, investigation, crimes, crime, ship, private detective, drug dealing, fighting crime, cons and scams, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, small town, bank robbery, heist, holiday, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, urban, fish out of water, romance, redemption ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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