Movies like Where the Money Is

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Where the Money Is (2000)
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Where the Money Is
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, entertaining, humorous, realistic, sexy, offbeat, interesting, light, suspense ...
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, chase, golden years, mentor, prison escape, money, unlikely criminals, con artists, cons and scams, nudity (topless - notable), greed, dialogue, small town, crimes, dishonesty, destiny, elderly, catastrophe, prison, crime gone awry, aging, adaptation, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
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The Sting
Comedy, Crime, Drama
USA
129 min.
 8.3
Going in Style
Comedy, Crime, Drama
USA
97 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to Where the Money Is

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about mentor, storytelling, dialogue, crime, catastrophe, crimes and twists & turns mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Where the Money Is: Amos & Andrew (1993), Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000), Money for Nothing (1993), The Sting (1973), Going in Style (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Amos & Andrew
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, island, culture clash, buddies, hostage, crime, odd couple, police, resort, interracial relations, segregation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
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Ordinary Decent Criminal
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, heist, gangsters, irish, family, gangster, master criminal, police, criminal heroes, bank robbery, ambition, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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System:   87%
    User:   97%
 
Money for Nothing
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, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, gangsters, corruption, money, greed, mentor, rise to the top, pornography, self discovery, gunfight, mob, justice ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
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System:   84%
    User:   71%
 
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The Sting
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, witty, atmospheric, surprise ending, semi serious ...
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Going in Style
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, bank robbery, robbery, buddies, loneliness, mentor, art, golden years, crime, depression, runaway, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Lucky Numbers
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: clever, dark humor, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Bandits
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, surprise ending, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, romance, robbery, prison, bank robbery, surveillance, prison escape, on the road, criminal heroes, chase, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
The Opportunists
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: crime, gangsters, heist, crime gone awry, redemption, irish, unlikely couple, neo-noir, police investigation, bar, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
Small Time Crooks
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: crime gone awry, bank robbery, rags to riches, heist, screwball, unlikely criminals, urban, greed, crime, cons and scams, sarcasm, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
The Object of Beauty
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, greed, love and romance, loneliness, art, relationships, multiple storylines, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
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Criminal
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, suspenseful, surprise ending, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, casino, hotel, forgery, chase, con artists, heist, con men, twists & turns, plot twist, greed, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
The Maiden Heist
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crime, obsession, buddies, artist, museum, art, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, chase, bank robbery, crimes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   42%
 
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Life
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: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, prison, murder, buddies, life, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, unlikely friendships, mentor, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 90s, 1990s
Place: mississippi, usa, new york, new jersey
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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
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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: road movie, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, friendship, chase, treasure hunt, heist, car chase, gunfight, violence, on the road, bank robbery, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: montana, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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Robot & Frank
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, futuristic ...
Plot: robot, aging, friendship, technology, memory, heist, androids and robots, memory loss, golden years, artificial intelligence, existentialism, androids ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
Welcome to Collinwood
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, clever, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: heist, crime, crime gone awry, prison, con men, cons and scams, dialogue, greed, nothing goes right, twists & turns, crimes, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
Fun with Dick and Jane
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: loss of job, unemployment, bankruptcy, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, husband wife relationship, greed, scapegoat, crime, vengeance, robbery, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
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Bernie
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself ...
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: small town, murder, crime, death, unlikely criminals, small town life, segregation, social relations, character study, greed, funeral home, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
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System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
Things Change
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a murder he didn't commit. But Gino's mistaken for a Mafia boss, and the two are suddenly ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gangsters, hotel, hitman, friendship, murder, mafia, mob, casino, gangster, unlikely friendships, switching roles, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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Flashback
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chase, friendship, train, aging, on the road, criminal heroes, adventure, nothing goes right, fish out of water, crime, prison, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
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System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
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The Big Bounce
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischievous, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: betrayal, cons and scams, heist, crime, resort, crimes, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, catastrophe, deception, judge, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
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Scorched
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, funny, realistic ...
Plot: heist, small town, vengeance, bank robbery, bank, robbery, criminal heroes, desert, crime, nothing goes right, revenge, store ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
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System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
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Double Whammy
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, suspense ...
Plot: crime, violence, murder, crimes, deadly, dialogue, sexualized violence, law enforcement, love and romance, life philosophy, torture, cheerleading ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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Best Men
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, crime gone awry, friendship, buddies, tragedy, chase, bank robbery, crime, crimes, unlikely friendships, dialogue, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
Mad Dog and Glory
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: crime, gangster, jazz, crimes, gangsters, mafia, mob, spelling bee, organized crime, drinking, dishonesty, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
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Dom Hemingway
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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: dark humor, stylized, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, money, redemption, prison, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, drugs, crimes, gangsters, cancer, revenge, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
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Mad Dog Time
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, betrayal, mental illness, hitman, gangster, buddies, mafia, brutality, organized crime, violence, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 

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Matchstick Men
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: clever, surprise ending, suspense, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime, psychiatrist, mental illness, father daughter relationship, mentor, hospital, con artists, con men, cons and scams, murder, twists & turns, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
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Middle Men
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: internet, pornography, crime, corruption, mafia, money, greed, lawyer, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, texas, california, los angeles, houston texas ...
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System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
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