Movies like Pawn Shop Chronicles

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Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)
 5.9
 11K
Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The stories of a missing wife, a couple of meth heads and an Elvis impersonator are connected by the items found in a small town's pawn shop.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, cynical, anthology
Plot: crimes, crime, disorder, vigilantism, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, abduction, missing person, kidnapping, track down, artists and showbiz, rivalry, small town, pawnshop, obsessive quest, chases and races, vengeance, performer's life, graphic violence, store, escapades, drugs/alcohol, white trash, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, disorder, crime, profanity, crime gone awry, graphic violence and murder mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Pawn Shop Chronicles: Seven Psychopaths (2012), Super (2010), Small Apartments (2012), The Baytown Outlaws (2012), Next Day Air (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, gangsters, dog, screenwriter, kidnapping, partners in crime, mob boss, neo noir, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1954, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 74K
Super (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.
Style: dark humor, cynical, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: vigilante, superhero, drug dealer, humiliation, heroin, vigilantism, obsessive quest, fighting crime, loser, wannabe, violence, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Small Apartments (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a clumsy deadbeat accidentally kills his landlord, he must do everything in his power to hide the body, only to find that the distractions of lust, the death of his beloved brother, and a crew of misfit characters force him on a journey where a ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: murder, disorder, nothing goes right, misfit, goofy hero, crimes, social misfits, crime, brother brother relationship, crime scene, fake suicide, accidental death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her son from an abusive father, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters.
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, anti heroes, murder, violence, female killer, vengeance, on the run, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.8
 10K
Next Day Air (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, disorder, drug dealing, crime gone awry, danger, criminal heroes, escapades, crimes, goofy hero, gangsters, employer employee relationship, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 774
In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 5K
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: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, manipulation, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulations, disorder, salesman, crime, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, crime gone awry, rivalry, showbiz, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, vengeance, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 533
Venus & Vegas (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When three Vegas buddies attempt the score of a lifetime, they have to walk a fine line between their girlfriends who want their heads, and the mobsters who want them dead.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, couple relations, buddies, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, danger, profanity, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, suspense, captivating, comic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: race against time, profanity, buddies, crime, escapades, crimes, kidnapping, heist, threat, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), pizzeria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, disorder, partners, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: dark humor, cynical, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, heist, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 34K
Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, danger, gang war, crimes, crime, love and romance, nothing goes right, beautiful scenery, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 14K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: insurance, kidnapping, murder, nothing goes right, disorder, down on your luck, comedy of errors, crimes, insurance fraud, frozen body, life insurance, insurance agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 17K
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
Style: cynical, tricky, suspense, tense, ironic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, profanity, crime gone awry, cons and scams, hostages, ransom demand, adultery, abduction, ransom, husband wife relationship, mistress ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1978
Place: usa, detroit, bahamas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 4K
Drive Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, on the run, chases and races, mysterious character, partners, rivalry, reluctant partners, disorder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mr. Jack and Sweet Stephen cruise aimlessly through the streets of LA speculating about life, death, divine will and the force of power that predetermines their existence. Mr. Jack attempts to illustrate to his sidekick the delicate and natural ...
Style: talky, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, police detective, track down, mentally unstable, law enforcement, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, guilt, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.5
 785
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, danger, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, hitman, disorder, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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All About the Benjamins (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: bounty hunter, lottery, heist, murderous pair, disorder, crimes, rivalry, buddies, undercover, juvenile delinquent, track down, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie. Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are involved in wild car chases with cops as they head south to cross ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nightclub, on the run, gangsters, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), partners, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, deadly, chases and races, dancer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, drugs/alcohol, crime, chemistry, gang, explorer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, disorder, ambition, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 1K
13 Moons (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: obsessive quest, nothing goes right, performer's life, comedy of errors, disorder, escapades, cons and scams, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, profanity, down on your luck, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 28K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, crimes, crime, danger, cons and scams, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, hostage, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, down on your luck, disorder, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, partners, buddies, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, vigilantism, partners, aging, danger, elderly, rivalry, heroes, partners against crime, crimes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 106
Silver Case (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In TInseltown, the world of scheming and dreaming reaches a particularly nasty low when a powerful producer known as the 'Senator' hatches a plan to undermine the future success of his shady arch rival, the 'Master' in more ways ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, suspense, biting, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satire, unlikely criminals, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, artists and showbiz, crime gone awry, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Beer for My Horses (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Beer for My Horses" tells the story of two best friends that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonist's girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, partners, buddies, law enforcement, chase, crimes, small town, on the road, kidnapping, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 126K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: impersonating a police officer, investigation, partners against crime, friendship between men, party, male friendship, police car, mistaken identity, disorder, fighting crime, partners, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 339
Nun of That (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nun of That is an action-comedy that follows Sister Kelly Wrath as she transforms from a nun with a simple temper problem to a vengeful killer. After being gunned down in an alley, she ascends to heaven to receive training from some of the great ...
Style: humorous, captivating, dark humor, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, clergy, rivalry, danger, vigilantism, crimes, nun, convent, murderer, murder, transformation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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