Movies like Penelope 1966

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Penelope (1966)
 6.3
 2K
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, womanizer, unrequited love, psychiatrist, wealth, banker, marriage, clothes, swimming pool, blackmail, store, spouse, marital infidelity, kleptomania, false accusation, extortion, large breasts, bridesmaid, doctor patient relationship ...
Place: new york

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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, farce, chase, disorder, heist and police mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Penelope: Quick Change (1990), Analyze This (1999), The Stoolie (1972), The Freshman (1990), Small Time Crooks (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, friends, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 150K
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, mafia, gangsters, attempted murder, anger, crimes, introspection, doctors and patients, criminal heroes, power struggle, power relations, mob boss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1957, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, florida, new york state, miami beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
 105
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, police detective, nightclub, gun store, banker, yiddish, sheriff, chief of police, runaway, hijacker, hustler, swimming pool ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 20K
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: parody, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, college, fish out of water, extinction, taxi driver, menu, godfather, dinner, affection, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Naked Gun 33⅓: 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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: farce, terrorism, undercover, race against time, danger, master criminal, save the day, disorder, crimes, law enforcement, crime, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, realistic ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, crimes, overnight success, disorder, couple relations, cons and scams, love and romance, crime, bank robber, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, tense, captivating
Plot: crimes, buddies, disorder, couples, dark humor, nothing goes right, murder, husband wife relationship, selfish woman, hysterical woman, marital problem, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: farce, murder, friendship, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, disability, false accusation, deaf, witness, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.7
 753
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: parody, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, adoption, missing person, deadly, mystery, crimes, fight, stand up comedian, gun, cruise ship, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, gang, mafia, crimes, farce, silly humor, disorder, hitman, criminal heroes, goofy hero, assassination attempt, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, feel good, entertaining, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, cross dressing, undercover, hidden identity, fbi, impersonation, disguise, computer virus, special agents, working undercover, undercover agent, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, chase, heist, police officer, mafia, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 4K
Another You (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: duo, sanitarium, con artists, crime gone awry, misfit, manipulations, forgery, odd couple, femme fatale, nothing goes right, partners, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: manipulation, obsession, femme fatale, manipulations, nothing goes right, dangerous attraction, crimes, crime, destructive relationship, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 8K
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, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, cannibal, dark humor, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), bondage, restaurant, wine, locksmith, clothed female naked male, sex toy, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Love You to Death (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, based on true events ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, womanizer, hitman, crimes of passion, attempted murder, pizza, dishonesty, crime, love and romance, crimes, dark humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 338
Uncle Hank (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Handsome, clever final year law student Koen avoids being beaten up by street thugs by claiming he's a maternal cousin of crime baron Henk de Koning. The next day, Henk praises Koen's wit and commandeers 'cousin's' help to ...
Plot: attempted rape, alzheimer's disease, law student, tape over mouth, briefs, ball gag, bound and gagged, dirty cop, buried treasure, wheelchair, blackmail, pond ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 208
Sitting Ducks (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, gangsters, nothing goes right, silly humor, disorder, chases and races, dishonesty, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami beach, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, couples, petty criminal, hapless, cons and scams, couple relations, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 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, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, disorder, cons and scams, undercover, dishonesty, chases and races, intrigue, goofy hero, nothing goes right, experiment, disguise ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, crimes, crime, farce, police investigation, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, goofy hero, anti heroes, nothing goes right, master criminal, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, judge, deception, robbery, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, betrayal, surfing, skinny dipping, scheming ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, master criminal, crime, crimes, misfit partners, odd couple, dishonesty, disorder, friends, journalism ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Taste for Women (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A secret sect of cannibals owns a vegetarian restaurant, which they use as a cover so they can find a beautiful young woman to serve as the main course at their full-moon sacrifice.
Plot: menu, finding a dead body, chinese restaurant, man wearing a wig, sect, hit over the head with a bottle, death by shooting, drunken man, male vomiting, killing spree, telescope, discovering a dead body ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 84K
Analyze That (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The mafia's Paul Vitti is back in prison and will need some serious counseling when he gets out. Naturally, he returns to his analyst Dr. Ben Sobel for help and finds that Sobel needs some serious help himself as he has inherited the family ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, gold, going straight, introspection, mob hit, family problems, hopes, buddies, doctors and patients, job seeking, therapist, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 497
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: heist, boat, abduction, dynamite, brother brother relationship, coffin, ring, darts, mansion, bus, delivery, caper ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 81K
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, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: senior citizen, elderly, retired, old man, bank robbery, money, swearing, friendship between men, plan, masked robber, alibi, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, exciting
Plot: hitman, heist, gangsters, hillbilly, murder, urban setting, police, fbi agent, money, black american, cocaine, stripper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: blackmail, global warming
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%