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99 (2009)
 7.3
 3K
99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, fast-paced, realistic and, importantly, very funny.In this "smart comedy" set in 1999, all the characters are found by a common feeling of being stuck at 99 in life - just one short of a 'century' - that elusive thing called "making it" in life!99 is an unpredictable and hilarious ride spread over two cities with colorful characters, unbelievable circumstances, small-time crooks, big-time conspiracies, fateful car crashes, loads of coffee, a briefcase full of money, a budding romance....... And a historical controversy brewing in the background!
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: gambling, chase, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, cons and scams, heist, crime boss, caper, friends, conspiracy, crime, criminal heroes, once in a lifetime opportunity, loss of fortune, poker, cricket the game, dumb criminal, shot in the hand, briefcase, bollywood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, crime, disorder, criminal heroes and heist mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like 99: Khosla's Nest (2006), Fool N Final (2007), Rascals (2011), Shor in the City (2010), Bookies (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
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Khosla's Nest (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Upon retirement, cranky control freak Kamal Kishore Khosla obsesses about procuring a plot of land in Delhi, where he plans to build his dream house. After investing his entire life's savings to acquire the land, he discovers the plot's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, cult film
Plot: businessman, cheating, obsession, greed, corruption, deception, materialism, success, betrayal, parents and children, bollywood, false identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.9
 3K
Rascals (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rascals movie is a comedy about the joys of conning where Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn play two cool competing conmen trying to out-scheme each other in consistently amusing and surprising setups. But when both fall for the same girl, the competition ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: gangsters, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, friends, dishonesty, danger, buddies, rivalry, criminal heroes, bollywood, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Shor in the City (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Various residents and career-criminals face challenges in crime-laden Mumbai.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: heist, crimes, city life, petty criminal, dishonesty, cons and scams, gangsters, redemption, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crime boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mumbai india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.0
 2K
Bookies (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, bookies, friendship, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, buddies, betrayal, fish out of water, cons and scams, dishonesty, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.2
 2K
No Problem (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: heist, misfit partners, chase, gang, crime gone awry, cons and scams, partners, danger, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
60%
 5.7
 5K
Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, gangsters, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, cons and scams, heist, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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American Cousins (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two American mafiosi, Gino and Settimo, take refuge in the Glasgow cafe owned by their Scottish/Italian cousin, but he isn't the tough guy they'd expected. Gino and Settimo try to repay Roberto's hospitality by chasing off a debt ...
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, hitman, cafe, hidden identity, chase, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible true story of Lucky Singh, an extremely charismatic and fearless confident man and thief who socialized with the rich, famous and influential of Delhi society and then proceeded to rob them blind. He was the bĂȘte noire of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: thief, betrayal, rise to the top, master criminal, double life, rise and fall, lifestyle, trial, high society, love and romance, buddies, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Chor Machaaye Shor (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fortunately, before his arrest Shyam manages to hide the diamonds at a nearby construction site, intending to return for it as soon as he gets out of prison. Two years pass and Shyam's release date arrives. Returning to his ill-gotten gains, he ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police station, hidden identity, cons and scams, law enforcement, nothing goes right, rivalry, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, bollywood, chases and races, impersonating a police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, cons and scams, partners, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero, disorder, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 6K
Bluffmaster! (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Roy is a professional conman, who has raised his work to the level of an art. The only true thing he has is his love for Simmi someone who is so rooted, honest and sincere, that he can't bring himself to tell her the reality of who he is. But ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: one last job, cons and scams, teaching the ways of the world, couple relations, crimes, buddies, apprentice, bollywood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vengeance, dumped by girlfriend, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: heist, cons and scams, parents and children, family relations, crime, crimes, dishonesty, blonde, bikini, diamond, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 3K
Mickey Virus (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When Delhi Police comes across an unusual case revolving around hacking they seek help of an expert who thinks like them only to come across a lazy hacker Mickey Arora.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: computer virus, love and romance, cons and scams, cyberspace, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, chase, bollywood, nothing to lose, hacking, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 2K
All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 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: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, friendship, partners, crimes, buddies, cons and scams, disorder, undercover, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, police officer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, dishonesty, crime, track down, chase, goofy hero, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country:
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, biting ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, partners, disorder, friends, cons and scams, friendship, elderly, dishonesty, youth, crimes, heist, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.6
 3K
Crazy Stone (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security guards are not the only obstacle these thieves are facing. An extremely unlucky internationally known master thief is also trying to get a hand ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, bankruptcy, caper, secret agenda, jewel robbery, con artists, escapades, thief, perfect crime, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
One Two Three (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Laxminarayan lives a poor lifestyle in Mumbai along with his widowed mother, Kanta, who wants him to be a successful gangster like Batlabhai, and would like him to kill a few people, make enough money, then get married to Khujli's daughter, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, gangsters, disorder, bollywood, down on your luck, comedy of errors, crimes, dishonesty, bomb, crime, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 588
Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, gangsters, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, accidental killing, mob boss, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 2K
Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, high school, teenage life, high school life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 783
Gravity (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of a seemingly settled bank employee who breaks the shackles of his everyday life and becomes a wanderer between worlds. Frederik is an up-and-coming young bank employee who lives an ordinary life. When a bank customer, whom Frederik has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: heist, crimes, buddies, unlikely criminals, life turned upside down, disorder, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, suicide by gunshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, master criminal, gang, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, rivalry, partners, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Bill Collector (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Uncle Frankie (Danny Trejo) is not the kind of guy you want to meet in a dark alley. Especially when you owe him money and have been giving him the slip for a few years. Such is the fate of Lorenzo Adams (Gary Moore), a top bill collector at Lump ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, workplace situations, race against time, dishonesty, workplace, fired from the job, office, loan shark, debt collector, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, light, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, retirement home, crime, crimes, cons and scams, elderly, aging, robbery, dishonesty, one last job, couples, nursing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, elderly, friendship, senior citizen, bittersweet, friends, cons and scams, fish out of water, human nature, disorder, crime, golden years ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 416
The Dukes (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Dukes,a Doo Wop group, were on top of the world at 17, now are struggling for survival in 2008. Their manager is desperately trying to get them work but is met with failure at every turn. Finally pushed to the extreme , they pull a heist only a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: unlikely criminals, self discovery, heist, life is a bitch, crimes, gambling, down on your luck, fight, music band, singer
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 2K
Holy Water (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The village of Kilcoulins Leap was once a thriving spa town, and was home to a famous Holy Well, but now offers little by way of employment for its people, and its decline seems inexorable. When local Postie, Podger Byrnes, comes up with a plan to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, comedy of errors, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, dishonesty, social relations, village life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 224
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 ⇓
48%