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Focus (2015)
 6.6
 244K
Focus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years later, Nicky is in Buenos Aires working a very dangerous scheme when Jess -- now an accomplished femme fatale -- unexpectedly shows up. Her appearance throws Nicky for a loop at a time when he cannot afford to be off his game.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, sexy, romantic, suspense, surprise ending, tricky, intense, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, con artists, mind game, fall in love, partners, interracial love, femme fatale, female thief, seduction, deception, crimes, rivalry, love and romance, manipulation, romance, police investigation, gambling, revenge, dishonesty, criminal heroes, black man white woman sex, espionage, con men, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, new orleans, buenos aires argentina, las vegas, new york, south america ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, twists and turns, clever and humorous films with plots about crimes, heist, dishonesty, mentor, dialogue, chase and cons and scams mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Focus: Ocean's Eleven (2001), Out of Sight (1998), Ocean's Thirteen (2007), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), Heartbreakers (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
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Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: clever, witty, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, thief, casino, outsmarting, con artists, perfect crime, scheme, group of criminals, deception, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, atlantic city, usa, atlantic city new jersey, los angeles ...
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94%
 7.0
 92K
Out of Sight (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if ...
Style: sexy, witty, romantic, entertaining, neo noir ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, prison, opposites attract, romance, hot and sexy, crimes, robbery, runaway, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, jewel theft, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring ...
Style: clever, entertaining, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, revenge, casino, perfect crime, mentor, gambling, robbery, criminal's revenge, con artists, thief, vengeance, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, north america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.
Style: twists and turns, sexy, witty, romantic, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: heist, art thief, strong female lead, stolen painting, cons and scams, perfect crime, art collector, businessman, famous painting, museum, cat and mouse, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 6.2
 55K
Heartbreakers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: funny, light, romantic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: con artists, female criminal, love story, cons and scams, manipulation, women, fall in love, dishonesty, cheating, caper, farce, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new jersey, florida, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 260K
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, twists and turns, witty, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: con artists, gambling, cons and scams, casino, gangsters, poker, heist, crimes, mafia, caper, chase, sting operation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.2
 650K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, twists and turns, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, cons and scams, con artists, mind game, fbi, mastermind, illusionist, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.5
 387K
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, clever, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, con artists, perfect crime, thief, robbery, con men, crimes, planning, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, caper, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: rome italy, amsterdam, las vegas, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 25K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: light, sexy, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: heist, caper, perfect crime, con men, con artists, collector, crime gone awry, crimes, farce, greed, brutality, art ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, captivating, motivational, cynical, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: corruption, business, money, rise and fall, wall street, stock market, wealth, success, cons and scams, greed, american dream, stock broker ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1987, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new york, geneva switzerland, usa, italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 969
The Con Artist (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-con finds his plan to go straight foiled by a loan shark who manipulates his target into taking on one last heist.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, going straight, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, heist, ex convict, con artists ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young businessman, Thomas Crown is bored and decides to plan a robbery and assigns a professional agent with the right information to the job. However, Crown is soon betrayed yet cannot blow his cover because he’s in love.
Style: romantic, exciting, sexy, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, chess, millionaire, crimes, romance, chase, jazz, cons and scams, police, surveillance, bank robbery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, connecticut, usa, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 118K
The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, psychological, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, art collector, collector, art, deception, age difference, obsession, mysterious character, art theft, forgery, painting, adult virgin ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, prague, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Brothers Bloom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a ...
Style: twists and turns, witty, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, con artists, cons and scams, crime gone awry, heist, fall in love, crimes, partners, dishonesty, escapades, family relations, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, st. petersburg russia, prague, montenegro, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 131K
Matchstick Men (2003)
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: twists and turns, psychological, suspense, twist ending, feel good ...
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, heist, mental illness, con men, criminal, crimes, slick, father daughter relationship, obsession, police investigation, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: ridiculous, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, secret service, secret organization, mentor, british, undercover, tough guy, chase, secret society, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 1997
Place: england, london, united kingdom, britain, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 37K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, gunfight, blackmail, crimes, gang, cons and scams, gold, mastermind, money, organized crime, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, talky, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, mistress, betrayal, romance, deception, love and romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, ireland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Henry's Crime (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aimless man is sent to prison for a crime he did not commit.
Style: humorous, cynical, entertaining, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, unlikely criminal, cons and scams, partners in crime, fall in love, false accusation, criminal heroes, friends, bank robbery, tunnel, ex convict, planning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 214K
War Dogs (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.
Style: intense, funny, humorous, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: arms dealer, corruption, smuggling, weapons, friendship, military, gunrunner, con artists, betrayal, heist, iraq war, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2005, year 2008
Place: iraq, baghdad iraq, middle east, miami, jordan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, witty, clever, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, art theft, museum, fall in love, adventure, art collector, perfect crime, love and romance, insurance, love story, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 13K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, organized crime, poker, brutality, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 116K
Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night
Plot: heist, older man younger woman relationship, art theft, master criminal, art thief, burglar, sexual tension, blackmail, partners, working undercover, perfect crime, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, malaysia, china, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense, harsh ...
Plot: christmas, stripper, gangsters, strip club, crimes, betrayal, murder, robbery, organized crime, femme fatale, greed, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 4K
Crazy Stone (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security guards are not the only obstacle these thieves are facing. An extremely unlucky internationally known master thief is also trying to get a hand ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, twists and turns, light ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, bankruptcy, caper, escapades, perfect crime, thief, con artists, jewel robbery, secret agenda, planning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
Style: humorous, stylized, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: crimes, heist, farce, blackmail, mind game, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, rivalry, robbery, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, los angeles, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, neo noir, sexual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, betrayal, small town, crimes, fatal attraction, infidelity, bitch, couples, dishonesty, seduction, cons and scams, money ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, miami, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 207
Hustle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maya and Tony are a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. Maya seduces businessmen while Tony copies their credit cards. It's a smooth con until one of their victims, Pierce, pulls a gun. Instead of killing them, Pierce offers the desperate couple a ...
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: femme fatale, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, heist, couples, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry, gambling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: neo noir, sexy, clever, humorous, erotic ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, mafia, nudity (full frontal - brief), premarital sex, female nudity, sex, sexy woman, adaptation, crime gone awry, corruption, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
One Night at McCool's (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: manipulation, obsession, femme fatale, crimes, murder, seduction, nothing goes right, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%