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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, 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, wristwatch, coma, lap dance, motorcycle accident, sabotage, uniform, 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 crimes, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, heist, crime gone awry and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Where the Money Is: Going in Style (1979), The Sting (1973), The Curse of Inferno (1997), The Opportunists (2000), Bottle Rocket (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, senior citizen, friendship, elderly, buddies, crime, golden years, human nature, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, bet, mentor, organized crime, alley, sting operation, crime, fbi, buddies, criminal's revenge, horse race ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
77%
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, semi serious, humorous, tricky, idiotic ...
Plot: cons and scams, heist, bar, crime, gangsters, 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 ⇓
72%
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 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, maid, nervous breakdown, sibling relationship, language barrier ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
64%
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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, police officer, master thief, painting, extramarital affair, prosecution, gang of thieves ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, biting
Plot: golden years, retirement home, unlikely criminals, bank robbery, old man, crime, heist, retirement home life, crimes, dishonesty, elderly, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
57%
 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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
53%
 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, elderly, ex convict, thief, androids and robots, golden years, senior citizen, cons and scams, imaginary, unlikely criminals ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 520
Now or Never (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: bank, heist, golden years, unlikely criminals, crime, retirement, cruise, retirement home, crime gone awry, aging, cons and scams, retirement home life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
49%
 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 ⇓
49%
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: fistfight, city, singing, police, crime, jazz, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, couples, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 432
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: working class, crimes, buddies, gang, couple relations, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, couples, friends, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, disorder, buddies, unlikely criminals, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ...
Plot: bathtub, kitchen, female protagonist, 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 ⇓
43%
 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, feel good ...
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 ⇓
41%
 5.4
 186
Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: on the run, gang, hollywood, crime, desert, heist, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 4K
The Hot Rock (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: heist, crime, cons and scams, theft, jewel thief, museum, criminal heroes, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, friends, perfect crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.6
 831
Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, bank, crime, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang, chase, showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, realistic, witty
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, fugitives, crime, odd couple, romance, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, crimes, misfit, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 5K
Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: love triangle, redemption, murder, crimes, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, on the run, amnesia, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, buddies, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, master criminal, forgery, cons and scams, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 4K
Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: salesman, cons and scams, neo noir, crime, nothing goes right, cold, small town, crimes, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Linguini Incident (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A waitress (Rosanna Arquette), a barman (David Bowie) and an underwear designer (Eszter Balint) try to rob a New York restaurant where two of them work.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: restaurant, magic, spaghetti, robbery, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, heist, workplace situations, cooking and food, crimes, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.4
 532
Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, betrayal, crime gone awry, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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