Movies like Muggers

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Muggers (2000)
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Muggers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two medical students find themselves dangerously indebted to a sadistic loan shark, they become embroiled in an illicit black-market organ transplant scam in order to save their lives. 'Muggers' is a twisted, hilarious, pitch-black comedy about friendship, poor choices and the drag of student debt.
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, realistic
Plot: medical student, unlikely criminals, dark humor, gambling, black market, doctors and patients, poverty, doctor, nurse, organ donation, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, cooking and food, crime, love and romance, dangerous animal, couples, dishonesty, gory, deadly, silly humor, love, prostitute, musician ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia

Most similar movies to Muggers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, couples and romance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Muggers: Life Without Dick (2002), Saving Silverman (2001), Love and Other Catastrophes (1996), Bank Robber (1993), Buffet Froid (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Life Without Dick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: By accident, Colleen Gibson shoots and kills her gold-digging cheating boyfriend, Dick, a private eye who happens to have a hitman on his tail. Danny the hitman works for his brother-in-law, a cheerful but nasty Irish mobster, hasn't actually ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, light ...
Plot: romance, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal heroes, private detective, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, disorder, hitman, mob boss, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Saving Silverman (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman, a cold-hearted beauty who snatches him from them and breaks up their Neil Diamond cover band.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dark humor, faked death, friendship, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, disorder, romance, buddies, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A day in the life of two film-school students trying to find love and another house-mate.
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, student film
Plot: love triangle, university, college, fall in love, college life, lifestyle, romance, youth, couple relations, sexual relations, roommate, campus ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne australia, melbourne, australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.5
 378
Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, money, blackmail, friendship, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, witty ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, dark humor, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.8
 1K
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, deadly, dark humor, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, gory, crimes, accidental death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 6K
The Mule (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1983, a naive man is detained by Australian Federal Police with lethal narcotics hidden in his stomach. After being apprehended, ‘The Mule’ makes a desperate choice... to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence – literally.
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, escapades, crimes, drug dealing, crime, dark humor, disorder, drug, drugs, drug dealer, narcissistic woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.0
 968
Parting Shots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, captivating, light ...
Plot: vengeance, terminal illness, fall in love, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, love and romance, wedding, hitman, doctor, death, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Crew (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, human nature, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Austria, Greece
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Matko is a small time hustler, living by the Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful gangster Dadan. Dadan has a sister, Afrodita, that he desperately wants to see get married so ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, witty, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: debt, dark humor, cat, gypsy, wedding, fall in love, loan, couples, smuggling, corruption, deal, arranged marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 711
Arlette (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An actor owes big bucks to the Vegas mob. He's all set to pay them off; he's conned a rich widow into marrying him. But the mobsters blow his cover because they need him for a different scam. The lost heiress to a Vegas casino fortune has ...
Style: humorous, romantic, captivating, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: waitress, inheritance, couple relations, cons and scams, fall in love, romance, seduction, amusement park, gambling, theme park, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, las vegas, usa, europe, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.1
 398
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, disorder, dishonesty, drug dealing, partners, unlikely criminals, sexual humor, crime, gangster, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, dishonesty, fall in love, comedy of errors, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, kansas city, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, dark humor, friendship, life is a bitch, deadly, crime, crimes, amateur detective, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Hit by Lightning (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ricky Miller, a single, quiet 40-year old aspiring writer and manager of Debbie's (think Denny's) and probably the last person you'd notice in a crowd is 'hit by lightning' and meets the love of his life, the beautiful ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, disorder, dark humor, romance, love and romance, fall in love, comedy of errors, destructive relationship, couple relations, best friends, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Bombay to Bangkok (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Bombay to Bangkok is a Bollywood film starring Shreyas Talpade and Lena Christensen in the lead roles. It is written and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor and produced by Elahe Hiptoola and Rahul Puri. Shankar (Shreyas Talpade), a petty thief, in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, fall in love, chaos and mayhem, disorder, young lovers, unlikely couple, on the run, bollywood, hip hop, battle of the sexes, goofy hero, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, thailand, bangkok thailand, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crime, crimes, partners, cons and scams, couple relations, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, breakup, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, love and romance, crime gone awry, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Death in Brunswick (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A reserved man in need of a job, Carl Fitzgerald finds employment at a Greek restaurant. Upon meeting waitress Sophie, Carl begins dating the attractive woman. Though it seems things are improving for Carl, an unexpected situation leads to the death ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: dark humor, unlikely criminals, family relations, crimes, buddies, disorder, fall in love, workplace romance, workplace, life is a bitch, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Marrying the Mafia (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is a gangster comedy about a businessman who becomes involved with the gangster underworld through the daughter of a crime boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, romance, fall in love, legal action, crimes, parents and children, couples, love triangle, fish out of water, unfulfillment, redemption, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Trixie (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily Watson stars as Trixie, an eccentric woman who aspires to quit her job as a security guard and become a private detective. However, comedy intervenes and the mess begins...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, cons and scams, fighting crime, love and romance, politics, dishonesty, murder, undercover, hospital, casino, mentor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sophie's Revenge (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dumped by her fiance just two months before their wedding, comic strip writer Sophie hatches an elaborate plan to get her Jeff back and punish the movie star, Joanna, who seduced him away. She finds herself a partner, Gordon, an ex-lover of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, romance, friends, vengeance, dishonesty, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, sisterhood, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, murder, gangsters, fbi, hitman, romance, against the odds, against the rules, crime, crimes, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
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 730
Hit List (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlotte is a woman with anger management issues whose therapist suggests she write a journal to keep her emotions in check. Unlucky in love, she ventures online to find a boyfriend. Just as she reaches her limit of unsuccessful dates, Charlotte ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, touching, feel good ...
Plot: dishonesty, hitman, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, violence spree, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hollywood, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, elderly, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, gangsters, disorder, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Yesterday Once More (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Mr. and Mrs. To are wealthy, creative jewel thieves who divorce for no apparent reason after a successful diamond heist. A year later, she's engaged to the son of a rich woman who begrudgingly lets her son give his fiancée a family heirloom ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, heist, couples, breakup, romance, dishonesty, crimes, infidelity, true love, jewel thief, inheritance, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 9K
Out to Sea (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, cruise ship, romance, cons and scams, gambling, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, partners, fall in love, solar eclipse, cruise ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 603
Honest (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: dark humor, criminal heroes, dishonesty, strong female presence, gender, graphic violence, profanity, physical appearance, drugs/alcohol, robbery, three sisters, female thief ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, oxford university, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 1K
Living It Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lola, a Mexican waitress working in Madrid, befriends a 30-year-old suicidal man who has borrowed $1,000,000 to spend on his last day on Earth, knowing he will be killed anyway if he fails to return the money. After meeting Lola, however, he decides ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mafia, debt, fall in love, danger, romance, gangsters, crimes, young lovers, crime, love, waitress, loan ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Girl Most Likely to... (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, cynical
Plot: police detective, murder, plastic surgery, college, ugly duckling, vengeance, dark humor, cheerleader, knight, couples, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%