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A Million to Juan (1994)
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A Million to Juan (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in 30 days. Initially he uses the check to convince people to extend credit to him. In the meantime he also attracts a woman who is in a dead end relationship with a bossy businessman. At the end of the 30 days, he finds his life in turmoil, the things he got on credit is repossessed, and he is being evicted from his dwelling and being sent back to Mexico.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: money, family relations, restaurant, community, prostitute, misfit, rich and poor, farce, social differences, society, dishonesty, immigrants, rise to the top, disorder, mistaken identity, cons and scams, down on your luck, angel, apartment
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, california, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, society, farce, misfit, family relations and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Million to Juan: Born in East L.A. (1987), For Pete's Sake (1974), Steal Big Steal Little (1995), Driving Me Crazy (1991), B*A*P*S (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Born in East L.A. (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: mistaken identity, deportation, immigrants, mexican, fish out of water, culture clash, parody, interracial relations, comedy of errors, dishonesty, misfit, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles, tijuana mexico
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95%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Plot: loan shark, money, race against time, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, family relations, couples, disorder, loan, screwball, eccentric family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, light ...
Plot: lawyer, family relations, estate, twin brother, vengeance, twins, fugitives, society, rivalry, rise to the top, hidden identity, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Driving Me Crazy (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: misfit, disorder, inventions and discoveries, celebrity culture, fish out of water, showbiz, crimes, on the run, immigrants, chases and races, gangsters, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, europe, germany, usa, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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B*A*P*S (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Can two clueless Georgia homegirls with big hearts -- and even bigger hair -- find happiness, fame and thrills in the swank hills of Beverly? Anything is possible when you are B.A.P.'s. They revive Blakemore's interest for life, and he ...
Style: humorous, biting, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: fish out of water, cinderella story, ambition, burglar, nephew, restaurant, guilt, millionaire, irreverence, social differences, relationship vs career, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, usa, california, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 3.7
 3K
The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: rise to the top, social differences, family gatherings, ambition, disorder, social relations, family life, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, family relations, society, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 106
The Deported (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Italian-American actor is deported to Mexico by some crooked INS Agents, and a pack of orphans helps him find his way back to America
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: orphan, friendship, gang, small town, mistaken identity, confined, immigrants, deportation, actor, comeback, boy, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, prison life, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, cons and scams, family relations, looking for love, society, friendship, hidden identity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.0
 6K
Houseguest (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, family relations, airport, mistaken identity, friendship, on the run, parents and children, suburban life, introspection, cons and scams, self discovery, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, department store, family relations, wooing, parents and children, rise to the top, romance, disorder, chaos and mayhem, mistaken identity, store, workplace ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 1K
The Breaks (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Derrick, a racially-confused Irishman raised in the hood by a black family is having the worst day ever. Determined to prove to his fed-up mother and would-be girlfriend that he's not a screw-up, he sets out to do one thing right (get some ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, youth, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, misfit, odd couple, juvenile delinquency, disorder, interracial relations, racism, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 9K
Life Stinks (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: homeless, wealth, switching roles, self discovery, survival, social differences, downfall, goofy hero, society, fish out of water, wager, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, crimes, on the run, gangsters, hidden identity, society, deadly, dishonesty, opposites attract, crime, silly humor, disorder ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.1
 4K
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 ⇓
77%
The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: kindergarten, couple relations, obsession, disorder, farce, moral dilemma, ambition, dishonesty, mistaken identity, blind ambition, parents and children, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, on the run, rise to the top, contests and competitions, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, ambition, village, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, los angeles, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Punching the Clown (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical songwriter comes to Los Angeles and puts his life's work in jeopardy.
Style: humorous, satirical, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Plot: showbiz, mistaken identity, ambition, rising to stardom, media, musician's life, farce, overnight success, folk, down on your luck, celebrity culture, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Upswing (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Katri and Janne want to make a trip, which none of their friends have made. They end up in Jakomäki.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: hidden identity, fish out of water, farce, rich and poor, social differences, cons and scams, disorder, bad trip, dishonesty, society, financial problem, tourism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.9
 11K
The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, farce, family problems, youth, social differences, rich and poor, family, rich kid, toys, mischievous children, job seeking, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Out on a Limb (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While heading to the town where his sister, Marci, lives, big-city banker Bill Campbell is robbed by a woman who takes everything he has, including his clothes and a business document worth millions of dollars. Bill eventually reunites with Marci, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: small town, murder, beer, forest, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, screwball, social relations, family relations, switching roles, missing person, twins ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 848
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, screwball, innocence lost, workplace situations, cons and scams, workplace, investigation, dishonesty, forgery, crimes, oral sex, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
 345
Mambo Caf? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: restaurant, chaos and mayhem, farce, family business, romance, family relations, disorder, down on your luck, family life, nothing goes right, murder, mexican american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
74%
The Man from the Diners' Club (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mobster Foots Pulardos, who operates a health gym as a front, plans to flee to Mexico to evade government tax officials. His girl friend, Sugar Pye, suggests that he first arrange for the cremation of a man having his own peculiar identifying ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, chase, disorder, farce, cons and scams, comedy of errors, goofy hero, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, tax evasion, clerk ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 523
Miracles (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Miracles is a 1986 comedy film about a newly divorced couple who can't seem to get away from one another. The film was written and directed by Jim Kouf, and stars Teri Garr, Tom Conti, Paul Rodriguez, and Christopher Lloyd.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: bank robbery, robbery, divorced couple, romance, jungle, heist, destiny, self discovery, disorder, adventure, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, hidden identity, fish out of water, friendship, buddies, teenage life, misfit, society, starting over, parents and children, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.2
 1K
LolliLove (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A hip, misguided Southern California couple decide to make a difference in the lives of the homeless by giving them lollipops with a cheery slogan on the wrapper.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: social differences, rich and poor, society, nothing goes right, social relations, charity, homelessness, satire, female director, homeless
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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