Movies like Penelope 1966

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Penelope (1966)
 6.3
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Penelope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When James met Penelope at a club, it took all of three weeks before they were married. But after the marriage, other women became attracted to James and he kept getting promoted, which took him away from Penelope. So Penelope puts on a disguise and robs her husband's bank. Her psychiatrist, Greg, believes that this condition is caused by James being over worked and under romantic with Penelope. She also tells Greg that she robs the business associates of James. But Greg is in love with Penelope - in fact everyone likes her. The problem is when she confesses to her crimes, no one believes her.
Plot: club, kleptomaniac, disguise, bank robbery, police, college, con artists, psychiatrist, wealth, banker, marriage, clothes, swimming pool, blackmail, store, spouse, kleptomania, extortion, large breasts, doctor patient relationship, underwear, old lady, marital problem, husband wife relationship, guilt ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and funny films with plots about crimes, crime, chase, farce, dialogue, catastrophe and runaway mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Penelope: The Stoolie (1972), Quick Change (1990), Peeper (1975), Analyze This (1999), One Night at McCool's (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Stoolie (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Roger Pitman is a petty thief who makes a deal with the police to use bait money to trap other criminals. But when he gets the cash, Roger can't resist the temptation and steals part of it. He runs off to Miami Beach, but now lives in fear of ...
Style: slang
Plot: con artists, jeweler, police chief, yiddish, gun store, beach resort, jealous boyfriend, chief of police, runaway, hustler, sheriff, banker ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 19K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, disorder, partners, buddies, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: parody, terrorism, undercover, race against time, master criminal, danger, save the day, farce, law enforcement, crime, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.7
 615
Peeper (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, adoption, missing person, mystery, crimes, deadly, parody, doberman, climbing a rope, two sisters, bar ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.7
 144K
Analyze This (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: psychiatrist, gangsters, mafia, attempted murder, anger, therapy, crimes, introspection, doctors and patients, criminal heroes, power relations, power struggle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1957
Place: new york, usa, new york state, florida, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, witty, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, manipulation, obsession, dangerous attraction, nothing goes right, manipulations, crime, crimes, disorder, danger, rivalry, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 7K
Eating Raoul (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A relatively boring Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre, if not murderous way to get funding for opening a restaurant.
Style: cult film, dark humor, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), cannibalism, bondage, restaurant, wine, dominatrix, locksmith, cannibal, clothed female naked male, sex toy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 441
Duffy (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. The plot succeeds, with a little help from Segolene, Stefane's girlfriend - but ...
Plot: boat, heist, abduction, caviar, morgue, ring, darts, beach, disguise, map, binoculars, lighthouse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.4
 18K
The Freshman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gangsters, parody, fish out of water, college, extinction, taxi driver, affection, dinner, godfather, menu, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 1K
Bullseye! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Roger Moore and Sally Kirkland star as three of the most unlikely rogues to ever score a heist. Hidden away in a vault is a fortune in diamonds, payment for a secret formula two government scientists have unscrupulously sold to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, cons and scams, mistaken identity, disorder, undercover, intrigue, dishonesty, chases and races, goofy hero, nothing goes right, experiment ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, crime, crimes, goofy hero, hapless, couples, petty criminal, couple relations, cons and scams, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 18K
The Big Bounce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischievous, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: blackmail, seduction, robbery, deception, judge, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, betrayal, surfing, beach house, yacht ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 75K
Going in Style (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Style: light, feel good, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, retired, bank robbery, old man, swearing, senior citizen, friendship between men, money, plan, alibi, friendship, retirement ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Underbelly Blues (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uforic, a cowardly gangster rapper, hitches a ride with York, a redneck who takes him out to the desert to execute him for fun. But before York is able to pull the trigger, Uforic tells him about a secret transaction involving a mysterious briefcase ...
Plot: gangster, money, death, sex, methamphetamine, pickpocket, prison, midget, murder, police, gangsters, smuggling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Glaring Emission (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian Torro (Sean Dennison) has built his career -- and his sizable fortune -- on his ability to make people believe anything. When a client (Joe Reed) uncovers his ruse by chance and tries to blackmail him for 50 million euros, Torro's only ...
Plot: global warming, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Esabat Hamada Wa Toto (1982) (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Egypt
Story: In the wake of the privatization of the Egyptian tourism industry, a couple suddenly find themselves from rags to riches...and then back again to rags.
Plot: unemployment, child, surgery, rich, gun, drill, money, cash register, hospital, butcher, disguise, poor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Everyone hates Ward’s wife and wants her dead, Ward (Donald Faison) most of all. But when his friends’ murderous fantasies turn into an (accidental) reality, they have to deal with a whole new set of problems — like how to dispose of the body ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, crimes, disorder, couples, nothing goes right, murder, husband wife relationship, female antagonist, unhappy marriage, hysterical woman, selfish woman, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 193
Izzy & Moe (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The adventures of two retired vaudeville performers who become two of the best prohibition agents in the 1920's.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: undercover, buddies, crime, gangsters, crimes, partners, friends, espionage, actor's life, criminal heroes, unemployment, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, hostage, vengeance, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, hostages, confined, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, cons and scams, bankruptcy, couples, romance, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 31K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, crimes, goofy hero, danger, investigation, parody, working undercover, chase, disguise, undercover, police detective, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, heist, zoophilia, robbery, suprisingly clever, stuttering, betrayal, farce, screwball, thief, trial, american abroad ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, ransom, abduction, husband wife relationship, mistress ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1978
Place: usa, detroit, bahamas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Big Momma's House 2 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: FBI agent Malcolm Turner goes back undercover as Big Momma, a slick-talking, slam-dunking Southern granny with attitude to spare! Now this granny must play nanny to three dysfunctional upper class kids in order to spy on their computer hacked dad.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, cross dressing, undercover, hidden identity, undercover agent, computer virus, physical appearance, hacker, fbi, farce, danger, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Terminal Exposure (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two beach combing-shutterbugs accidentally capture a murder on film. Now detectives, the boys set out to capture a murderess shot only from behind, with a rose tattoo on her behind. Fun in the sun turns dangerous when they end up shooting bullets ...
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, beach, handcuffed woman, wet clothes, taking a photograph, gun, overweight woman, homeless, drug dealer, studio, fat man, dancer ...
Place: venice beach california, las vegas, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, crime, crimes, farce, police investigation, anti heroes, tough law enforcer, goofy hero, partners, buddies, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cops and Robbers (1973)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two disillusioned New York policemen plan a $10 million robbery to fuel their low pensions, only to run into one debacle after another in the process.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, chase, gangsters, heist, police officer, mafia, cons and scams, police corruption, police detective, disorder, innocence lost, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, down on your luck, cons and scams, criminal heroes, partners, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: twists and turns, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: con artists, farce, bet, rivalry, cons and scams, manipulations, casino, high society, paralysis, wheelchair, competition, roulette ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, south of france, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, crimes, disorder, overnight success, cons and scams, couple relations, crime, love and romance, bank robber, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%