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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: talky, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, cynical, anthology
Plot: dark humor, 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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Pawn Shop Chronicles

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, murder and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Pawn Shop Chronicles: Seven Psychopaths (2012), The Baytown Outlaws (2012), Super (2010), Small Apartments (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: neo noir, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, crime, crimes, dog, crime gone awry, weirdo, killings, thief, strong violent content, screenwriter, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, female killer, vengeance, criminal heroes, on the run, criminal's revenge, gang, nothing goes right, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 77K
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: cynical, humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: vigilante, superhero, drug dealer, humiliation, heroin, dark humor, vigilantism, obsessive quest, fighting crime, wannabe, loser, rivalry ...
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: murder, dark humor, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, social misfits, crimes, crime, goofy hero, crime scene, brother brother relationship, fake suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, drug dealing, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, gangsters, crimes, goofy hero, criminal heroes, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 836
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, cynical, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, rivalry, crime gone awry, vengeance, showbiz, dark humor, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 113
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: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satire, disorder, graphic violence, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, blood, violence, friendship, showbiz, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dark humor, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, manipulations, manipulation, salesman, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 596
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: not serious, humorous, captivating, light, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, couple relations, buddies, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, danger, profanity, friends, chases and races, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rivalry, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, vengeance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: witty, clever, cynical, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, united kingdom, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 18K
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, realistic, tricky, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, profanity, crime gone awry, cons and scams, hostages, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, danger, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, ransom demand ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: usa, detroit, bahamas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, realistic, clever, tense, cynical ...
Plot: kidnapping, insurance, murder, insurance agent, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, crimes, down on your luck, insurance fraud, frozen body ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, dark
Plot: murder, police detective, track down, law enforcement, police investigation, serial killer, mentally unstable, tough law enforcer, crimes, dark humor, drugs/alcohol, guilt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, on the run, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, chases and races, danger, reluctant partners, mysterious character, partners, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 811
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, crimes, danger, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, hitman, disorder, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, fbi, rivalry, special agents, manhunt, danger, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, undercover, crimes, buddies, rivalry, juvenile delinquent, track down, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Who Killed Bambi? (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It tells the story of two young friends who must find a way for the president of the company in which they work (and father of one of them) safe return home, and that is enclosed strange circumstances naked in the trunk of his car.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, dark humor, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, crimes, profanity, friends, caught cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 361
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, semi serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, danger, rivalry, clergy, vigilantism, crimes, nun, convent, murderer, murder, transformation, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, loss of son, betrayal, gang, dark humor, gangsters, crime, crimes, vigilante, rivalry, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, chase, gangsters, on the run, nudity (full frontal - brief), dancer's life, crimes, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 29K
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, hostage, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, ambition, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 1K
13 Moons (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, performer's life, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, escapades, disorder, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, profanity, bail bondsman, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, disorder, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, down on your luck, cons and scams, partners, criminal heroes, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, rough, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, vigilantism, partners, aging, partners against crime, heroes, elderly, crimes, rivalry, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, partners, chase, buddies, law enforcement, crimes, kidnapping, on the road, small town, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, dark humor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%