Movies and TV shows like Lucky 2003

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Lucky (2003)
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Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by Robb Cullen and Mark Cullen. It was nominated for the 2003 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: addiction, ambition, cons and scams, crimes, best friends, gambling, dishonesty, buddies, mind game, rivalry, dark humor, cards, gambling addiction, gambler, friends, partners, poker, con artists, mafia, girlfriend, luck, poker player, poker game, buddy, gambling house
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas

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Most similar movies to Lucky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and cynical films and TV series with plots about dishonesty, crimes, friends, cons and scams, dark humor, rivalry and crime mostly in Comedy, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Lucky: Getting Back to Zero (2013), Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009), The Man from Macau (2014), Saint John of Las Vegas (2009), Nurse Jackie (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, dark humor, ambition, race against time, dishonesty, death of father, gambling debt, casino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, drug abuse, dark humor, addiction, workplace situations, against the rules, life is a bitch, dishonesty, cons and scams, retirement home life, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Man from Macau (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, rivalry, crimes, crime, cons and scams, casino, chases and races, dishonesty, illusion, gambler, undercover, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Saint John of Las Vegas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex-gambler is lured back into the game by a veteran insurance-fraud investigator.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: addiction, on the road, self discovery, going straight, hopes, starting over, life is a bitch, escapades, gambling, dishonesty, love and romance, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Nurse Jackie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Every day is a matter of life and death in a hectic New York City hospital, but for Nurse Jackie that's the easiest part. Between chronic back pain that won't quit, and a personal life on the constant edge of collapse, it's going to ...
Style: tragicomedy, cynical, semi serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nurse, addiction, hospital, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, friendship, workplace situations, drug abuse, against the rules, staff, conflict, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, family life, career woman, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, family relations, workplace situations, best friends, couples, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: single parent, petty criminal, juvenile delinquency, going straight, family life, family relations, crimes, pretense, parents and children, business venture, dishonesty, code ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: chase, gambling, cons and scams, gangsters, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, crime boss, heist, caper, conspiracy, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, life is a bitch, friends, ambition, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, couples, siblings relations, dark humor, buddies, addiction, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense
Plot: college, cons and scams, campaign, buddies, charity, student life, dishonesty, youth, money, friends, auditorium, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Dag (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Meet Dag, a couple's therapist who holds a 90% divorce rate. His philosophy in life is that people should live alone and he's happy to share that with his patients. Dag leads a quiet life and the only thing he loves more than his solitude ...
Style: cynical, mad, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: loner, marital problem, dark humor, therapy, antisocial behavior, friends, doctors and patients, love and romance, siblings relations, power relations, alienation, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, scam, seance, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: divorce, starting over, friends, self discovery, singleness, breakup, best friends, strong female presence, writer's life, dating, middle aged, artists and showbiz
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Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological, realistic
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: desire for fame, society, rivalry, archaeologist, track down, self discovery, on the road, cons and scams, ambition, forgery, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, workplace, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, down on your luck, dark humor, loser, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Lay the Favorite (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former stripper's talent with numbers lands her a job with a professional gambler who runs a sports book in Las Vegas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sincere
Plot: gambling, betting, bet, bookies, unlikely partners, prodigy, cons and scams, dishonesty, partners, career change, working the system, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Keegan Deane's staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the law cases that nobody else will touch. He always tries to do the right thing, but at the same time struggles to save himself from the many self-destructive ...
Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, humorous
Plot: legal, courtroom, family relations, lawyers and clients, crimes, hotshot lawyer, intrigue, courtroom drama, lawyer, district attorney, dedicated lawyer, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, mathematics, manipulation, manipulations, teachers and students, college, student life, cards, power relations, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Shark City (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dagen and Kenny are two best friends in their early thirties living in New York who are looking for love in all the wrong places. One of them finds his dream girl, who just happens to be the daughter of the biggest mobster in town, and the other ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense
Plot: gangsters, ambition, on the run, fall in love, couples, gambling, partners, best friends, dishonesty, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, casino, gambling, ambition, criminal's revenge, crimes, best friends, rivalry, intrigue, romance, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, hotshot hero, casual sex, power relations, workplace situations, unconventional method, hotshot, powerful corporation, corporate world, boss, drugs/alcohol, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Rake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rake is an Australian television series, produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, that first aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's ABC1 in 2010. It stars Richard Roxburgh as rake Cleaver Greene, a brilliant but ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, rivalry, career, courtroom, crimes, dedicated lawyer, against the rules, judge, deal, intrigue, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, teenage life, cons and scams, crimes, writer's life, dark humor, friends, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 2K
Guns & Talks (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guns & Talks is a South Korean film released in 2001. Directed by Jang Jin, it is a comedy about two brothers and their two friends. These four form a group of assassins, who have attracted the attention of a couple of pesky detectives, ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, hitman, crimes, rivalry, deadly, forbidden love, wooing, buddies, gangsters, dishonesty, heroes, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.5
 8K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: tense, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: murder, friendship, dark humor, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, reunion, group of friends, celebration, crime, friends, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, entertaining, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: blackmail, crimes, crime, mind game, friends, disorder, heist, cons and scams, partners, rivalry, farce, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: starlet, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, prodigy, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, rivalry, youth, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%