Movies like Where the Money Is

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Where the Money Is (2000)
 6.3
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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, humorous, semi serious, light, offbeat, realistic, entertaining, sexy, interesting, suspense ...
Plot: heist, retirement home, crime, crimes, elderly, aging, cons and scams, robbery, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, criminal heroes, one last job, golden years, nursing, money, bank robbery, chase, armored car, secret, nurse, unlikely criminals, prison, dancing, thief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about crime, cons and scams, crimes, heist, dishonesty, runaway and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Where the Money Is: Going in Style (1979), The Opportunists (2000), Hunting Elephants (2013), Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000), Fun with Dick and Jane (1977). 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, clever, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, friendship, elderly, senior citizen, crimes, unlikely criminals, golden years, crime, cons and scams, friends, fish out of water, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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, emotional, talky, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, safecracker, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, unlikely couple, unlikely criminals, going straight, criminal heroes, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ireland, europe, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, biting
Plot: unlikely criminals, partners, disorder, friends, friendship, elderly, cons and scams, heist, retirement home, crimes, one last job, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: humorous, captivating, harsh, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, criminal heroes, gang of thieves, ambition, dishonesty, family, justice, depression, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, intense, satirical ...
Plot: heist, unemployment, bankruptcy, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, couple relations, romance, couples, husband wife relationship, bank robbery, survival, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, crime, interracial relations, bad cop, social differences, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, resort, buddies, male bonding ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.3
 216K
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: humorous, atmospheric, witty, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: gambling, bet, cons and scams, mentor, crime, rivalry, friends, deception, dishonesty, rivals, organized crime, gangster ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 64K
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, talky, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, heist, motel, crime, mentally unstable, on the run, self discovery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.8
 19K
Mad Money (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cons and scams, heist, workplace, bank robbery, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, society, crime, criminal heroes, money, crimes, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 59K
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: touching, clever, offbeat, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, aging, robot, thief, ex convict, androids and robots, dishonesty, disorder, retired, imaginary, golden years, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, unemployment, crime, gangsters, self discovery, armored car, society, misfit, friends, family relations, down on your luck, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 62K
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: humorous, feel good, twists and turns, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, love triangle, friendship, surveillance, reward, jealousy, romance, robbery, crime, buddies, criminal heroes, female partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: curses spells and rituals, unlikely criminals, crimes, criminal heroes, babies and infants, beach, bank, crime gone awry, wooing, partners, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Plot: social differences, heist, power relations, family problems, couples, dishonesty, cons and scams, crime, master and servant, crumbling marriage, couple relations, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: prison, heist, crime, goofy hero, petty criminal, couples, misfit, unlikely criminals, hapless, couple relations, cons and scams, bank robbery ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: turkey, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, overnight success, disorder, couple relations, cons and scams, crime, love and romance, bank robber, criminal, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, criminal heroes, prison, planning, release from prison, disguise, greed, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 524
Now or Never (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bank, heist, crime, down on your luck, golden years, retirement home life, elderly, vengeance, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, nothing goes right, crime, crime gone awry, friends, small town, boss and employee, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, fugitives, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, disorder, criminal's revenge, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 437
Small Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows a gang of small time crooks in an English town. Malc is in danger of losing his girlfriend Kate if he doesn't spend more time at home and the gang leader Jumbo looks like he is about to lose control.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: working class, couple relations, criminal heroes, cons and scams, friends, gang, heist, couples, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, tea ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, cynical, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, chase, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, siblings relations, frame up, vengeance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 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, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, goofy hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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After the Sunset (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, island, one last job, cons and scams, crime, master thief, partners in crime, chase, american abroad, female police officer, fbi, cat and mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Maiden Heist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Plot: heist, museum, forgery, security guard, unlikely criminals, crime, buddies, crimes, art theft, husband wife relationship, happy ending, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, new york, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, fish out of water, dishonesty, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: thief, vengeance, nothing goes right, crimes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, robbery, ring, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 2K
Jailbirds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ein Förderprogramm bringt die beiden Kanckis Gerd und Steinbock in die Obhut von Frauen. Dort sollen sie beweisen, dass sie in der Lage sind sich in die Gesellschaft zu integrieren. Nun bringt Gerd dummerweise einen Barbesitzer um. Damit hat der ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: prison, going straight, partners, crime, odd couple, cons and scams, confined, romance, fugitives, heist, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, partners, hitman, farce, cons and scams, golden years, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: witty, talky, clever, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, bathtub, female protagonist, kitchen, family problems, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, crime, cons and scams, anniversary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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