Movies like On the Run 1999

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On the Run (1999)
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On the Run (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Portugal, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Albert is an introverted travel agent living a lonely life in New York. When Louie, his best friend from childhood, appears having just escaped from prison, Albert's quiet existence is permanently disrupted. what ensues is one long, crazy night in New York that will change both their lives forever.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, biting, realistic, cynical, semi serious
Plot: vampire, prison, crimes, best friends, friendship, friends, partners, crime, on the run, fugitives, urban, chases and races, city life, disorder, nothing goes right, escape, escaped convict, card playing, travel agent, blood transfusion
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, disorder, crime, partners, nothing goes right, dishonesty and friends mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like On the Run: We're Talkin' Serious Money (1992), Boys Don't Cry (2000), Hold-Up (1985), Sticky Fingers (1988), Quick Change (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
We're Talkin' Serious Money (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple of bumbling con men go on the lam when they can't repay a loan from the mob.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: scam, politician, mafia, sting operation, gangsters, criminal heroes, best friends, law enforcement, disorder, dishonesty, partners, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, los angeles
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Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, crime gone awry, journalism, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, crime, misfit partners, cons and scams, crimes, odd couple, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Boys Don't Cry (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of the best Polish comedies of the late 1990's, "Boys Don't Cry" is a satirical look at the gangsters of Poland and some teens who accidentally get involved with them.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, friends, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero, best friends, polish, gangsters, friendship, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, misfit partners, crime, on the run, partners, disorder, chase, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, ex convict, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sticky Fingers (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two dippy roommates, struggling musicians Lolly and Hattie are asked by a drug-dealing friend-of-a-friend Diane to baby-sit a bag containing nearly a million dollars while she scoots out of town in order to avoid trouble. Once the money is in their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dishonesty, screwball, on the run, nothing goes right, crimes, chases and races, crime, unlikely criminals, gangsters, city life, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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56%
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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: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners, disorder, buddies, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crimes, gangsters, nothing goes right, chases and races, cons and scams, crime, on the run, disorder, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, cynical, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, cons and scams, down on your luck, crime, crimes, psychopath, on the run, nothing goes right, hitman, dishonesty, partners, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The White River Kid (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two con men are traveling through the American South when they are held hostage by a serial killer, who is running from the authorities.
Style: offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous, road movie
Plot: fugitives, confined, crimes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crime, hostages, criminal heroes, small town, on the run, chases and races, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous
Plot: murder, serial killer, gory, disorder, deadly, crime, crimes, neo noir, police, death, blood, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But the latter is currently in a Swedish prison cell...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, bank robbery, gang, prison, crime, fugitives, parents and children, criminal heroes, disorder, partners, father son relationship, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: offbeat, dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, police officer, chases and races, suburbs, suburban life, sexual relations, love affair, love and romance, crimes, crime, investigation, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hot Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A con-artist (Peter Ustinov) gains employment at an insurance company in order to embezzle money by re-programming their "new" wonder computer.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, buddies, computers and web, crimes, cons and scams, down on your luck, crime, nothing goes right, hacker, disorder, partners, prison ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: odd couple, partners, disorder, gangsters, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, chases and races, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Escape (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lawyer is visiting a prison to meet with a violent criminal who has been condemned to death. During the visit, things turn bad, there is a riot where prisoners escape and the criminal escapes taking a lawyer hostage.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, disagreement, disorder, dishonesty, confined, hostages, crimes, nothing goes right, society, rebellion, odd couple, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, nothing goes right, disorder, self discovery, sibling relationship, partners in crime, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Piece of the Action (1977)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: How does retired cop Joshua Burke (James Earl Jones) get two career criminals, Manny Durrell (Sidney Poitier) and Dave Anderson (Bill Cosby), to follow the straight and narrow? Con them into helping juvenile delinquents turn over a new leaf. But ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: disco, ghetto, city life, crimes, cons and scams, fugitives, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, society, urban, odd couple ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, small town, disorder, buddies, on the run, clergy, crime, dishonesty, society, prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gang, mafia, assassination attempt, goofy hero, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, disorder, deadly, hitman, gang war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
That's What She Said (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Longtime best friends Bebe and DeeDee are both wrestling with love. Bebe has met someone new and is in the exuberant phase of a budding romance. DeeDee is trying to move on from someone she can’t forget – mostly in destructive ways. As Bebe ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: best friends, disorder, nothing goes right, city life, twentysomething life, singleness, lifestyle, friends, hung over, urban, best friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Jerky Boys (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: unemployment, hitman, prank telephone call, dishonesty, gangsters, vengeance, disorder, buddies, prank, on the run, partners, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
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All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: heist, working undercover, unfulfillment, cons and scams, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, undercover, friends, friendship, nothing goes right, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: sanitarium, crime gone awry, odd couple, misfit, mistaken identity, fish out of water, forgery, friendship, femme fatale, gambling, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Doing Time (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Times are hard for habitual guest of Her Majesty Norman Stanley Fletcher. The new prison officer, Beale, makes MacKay look soft and what's more, an escape plan is hatching from the cell of prison godfather Grouty and Fletcher wants no part of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, witty, humorous
Plot: prison, prison life, buddies, farce, intrigue, partners, disorder, nothing goes right, confined, anti heroes, friends, troublemaker
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Gravesend (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 4 KIDS. 3 BODIES. 2 FIGHTS. 1 NIGHT. NO $#!*.
Style: biting, realistic, rough, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, down on your luck, working class, juvenile delinquency, unsuccessful, friends, crime gone awry, youth, island, unlikely criminals, city life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Apprentices (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn nasty, however, when the pair are caught burgling the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, partners, martial arts, down on your luck, nothing goes right, dull life, friends, buddy, ski, lack of money, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, drug dealing, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: disorder, partners, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, crime, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, hitman, viagra, gangster, sexual humor
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Grilled (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two meat salesmen (Romano, James) will stop at nothing to get a sale.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: meat, criminal's revenge, farce, cooking and food, friends, friendship, dishonesty, partners, buddies, disorder, crimes, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Framed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: frame up, disorder, dishonesty, partners, heist, rivalry, forgery, unlikely partners, criminal's revenge, crimes, unlikely criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%