Movies like Who's Got the Action?

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Who's Got the Action? (1962)
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Who's Got the Action? (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lawyer begins to win after his wife secretly becomes his bookie to save their money.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: bookies, gambling, bookie, gangsters, crimes, contests and competitions, crime, ambition, dishonesty, forces of nature, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, cons and scams, silly humor, horse race
Time: 60s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and semi serious films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, gangsters, silly humor and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Crime and Musical genres. Some movies like Who's Got the Action?: Man About Dog (2004), The Longshot (1986), Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963), Scalpers (2000), The Grand (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
Plot: ambition, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, bookies, gambling, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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95%
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The Longshot (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four losers borrow money from gangsters to bet on a "sure thing", but lose. The gangsters go after them to get their money.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: horse race, gangsters, crimes, ambition, criminal heroes, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams, down on your luck, gambling, disorder, farce ...
Time: 80s
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85%
Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This hilarious genre-bending comedy follows Gary Brewer, along with girlfriend Holly Brewer (no relation), and best friend Trevor Morehouse as Gary quests to reign supreme at the 2006 Rock, Paper, Scissors World Championships.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, light, offbeat
Plot: rivalry, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, disorder, silly humor, rock paper scissors, uninhibited rivalry, tank top, effeminacy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: TV star Jason Steel reluctantly becomes the sounding board for his best friends' bored wives, and must fend off their advances while managing his own fragile relationship.
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: actor, art teacher, dishonesty, love and romance, womanizer, vengeance, wooing, nightclub, couple relations, infidelity, cons and scams, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Scalpers (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A newcomer to ticket scalping, Joey Grey fights for his place in this new world.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, nothing goes right, kids in trouble, cons and scams, rebelliousness, obsession, gambling, disorder, best friends, crimes, buddies, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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62%
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, ambition, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
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60%
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: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: fugitives, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, partners, on the run, nothing goes right, cons and scams, small town, hostage, confined, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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O Concurso (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the final test of a public tender for federal judge in Rio de Janeiro, the four finalists lawyers come from bizarre way: the gaucho Rogério Carlos (Fábio Porchat) comes surrounded woman dressed transvestites, the São Paulo Rezende (Rodrigo ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, buddies, rivalry, ambition, disorder, nothing goes right, friends, fish out of water, legal, silly humor, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Happy Hour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A chemist experimenting with different formulas stumbles upon an ingredient that, when added to beer, makes it absolutely irresistible. Before he realizes it, an international spy is after him to try to get the formula for himself.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: beer, cons and scams, disorder, righting the wronged, crimes, dishonesty, undercover, on the run, chases and races, rivalry, silly humor, airport ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, san diego california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Cry of the Cormoran (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alfred Mullanet, an unlucky player who lives on his wife's income, becomes in a few moments the object of interest of two thugs, Kruger and Mister K.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: disorder, kidnapping, unemployment, farce, gambling, dishonesty, on the run, forgery, crimes, gangsters, gang, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: turkey, france
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55%
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, fish out of water, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Frits and Franky (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frits & Franky find a lot of money in a car that crashes into the water. They don't know what to do with it.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: gangsters, nothing goes right, chases and races, unlikely criminals, disorder, crime, crimes, family relations, silly humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
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53%
 1.9
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Scouts Honor (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bumbling brothers David and Tim Appleorchard attempt to keep their family-owned summer camp from falling into the hands of their evil, greedy sibling (Chris Kattan) by earning their fist merit badges by the time they turn 30.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, rivalry, ambition, goofy hero, contests and competitions, workplace, silly humor, disorder, camp, family business, siblings relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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49%
Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, rivalry, crime gone awry, showbiz, cons and scams, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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48%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in Brooklyn, all the while dealing with their personal lives, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: police, down on your luck, law enforcement, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes, witnessing a crime, silly humor, police detective, disorder, police officer ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: silly humor, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, museum, rock paper scissors, feminist, steroids
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As not-quite-orderlies who're downright Disorderlies, rap-music favorites The Fat Boys rule. Playing the freewheeling caretakers of the frail Dennison (Hollywood legend Ralph Bellamy), they stir up a comedic culture clash in Palm Beach society ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, switching roles, fish out of water, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, crime gone awry, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Don's Analyst (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Don Vito Leoni, the Godfather, is clinically depressed. The world has changed and he hasn't. He'd like to retire, but if he left the "family business" to his two idiot sons, they'd be dead in a minute. So he decides to go ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: misfit, crimes, disorder, abduction, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, profanity, nothing goes right, gangsters, crime, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: iron curtain, farce, dishonesty, goofy hero, nothing goes right, political unrest, espionage, clergy, disorder, conspiracy, silly humor, screwball ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Phileas Fogg III, great grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph Stuart III, the descendant of the original Fogg's ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: three stooges, dishonesty, race against time, rivalry, goofy hero, obsessive quest, master and servant, escapades, adventure, contests and competitions, buddies, adventurer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: canada, honolulu hawaii, tokyo, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Sgt. Bilko (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, exciting, witty ...
Plot: military base, military, soldier, gambling, disorder, rivalry, cons and scams, revenge, camp, silly humor, military life, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, greenland, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Santa Claus Gang (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On christmas eve, three friends dressed as Santa Clauses, are arrested for attempted robbery and taken to police station, suspected to be group of thieves known as "The Santa Claus Gang". While trying to prove their innocence, the three ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: false accusation, comedy of errors, buddies, law enforcement, ambition, nothing goes right, police station, heist, friendship, silly humor, false arrest, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Watermelon Heist (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a contest for "Watermelon Juice Afro Sheen," awarding $10,000 to whoever can find the juiciest, sweetest watermelon in the country.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, realistic
Plot: watermelon, rivalry, ambition, silly humor, teenage life, underdog, crimes, contests and competitions, americana, rise and fall, society, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, odd couple, crimes, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Paramedics (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two paramedics are transferred to the nasty part of the city where a gang is killing people to sell their organs.
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gang, cons and scams, looking for sex, city life, doctors and patients, conspiracy, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, parody, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, dark humor
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, buddies, golden years, seance, scam, gangsters, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side. Although he's out-gunned, Robbo wants to keep his ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: charity, forgery, gangsters, gambling, orphan, buddies, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, partners, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, casino, gambling, rivalry, ambition, dishonesty, criminal heroes, buddies, romance, crime, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Let It Ride (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, luck, blood donation, security guard, romance, hopes, ambition, rivalry, disorder, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%