Movies like Small Time 1996

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Small Time (1996)
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Small Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben is a small-time gangster who gets the opportunity to earn a lot of money. His boss sends him to a remote ranch with bag full of drugs and orders him to wait for the buyer. But the routine drug deal turns to disaster because of Ben’s unprofessional associates.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, desert, crimes, graphic violence, bowling, farm, mate swapping, drug dealing, sexual content, nothing goes right, disorder, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, native american, drugs, female nudity, crime boss, cocaine, male nudity, drug dealer, orgy, cell phone, female crime boss, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Small Time: Blood and Concrete (1991), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014), The Hollywood Sign (2001), Boys Don't Cry (2000), Paper Soldiers (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blood and Concrete (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A dimwitted thug encounters a strung-out, suicidal young woman and an unlikely relationship develops as they work together to make a break for new horizons.
Style: semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, drug dealing, mafia, hard rock, showbiz, love affair, mistaken identity, murder, heist, addiction, fall in love, rock ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles
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100%
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: drug dealing, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, gang, explorer, university, prison, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, stylized
Plot: friends, nothing goes right, crimes, gangsters, prostitute, goofy hero, buddies, polish, disorder, best friends, friendship, suitcase of money ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, drug dealing, partners, ambition, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, disorder, hip hop, burglar ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters, murder, greed, airport, uncle nephew relationship, dog, dogcatcher, aviation, graffiti ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, disorder, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, partners, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: scam, sting operation, politician, mafia, bandit, criminal heroes, betrayal, buddies, best friends, dishonesty, partners, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Go (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.
Style: humorous, non-linear, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rave, disorder, nothing goes right, clubbing, drug dealing, crimes, multiple storylines, bad trip, drugs, ecstasy, christmas, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Teresa's Tattoo (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been drugged, kidnapped, made a redhead, tattooed, and wearing ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: tattoo, kidnapping, ransom, fbi, farce, hostage, nasa, beach, disorder, special agents, rescue, espionage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
High Times Potluck (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High Times' Pot Luck is an upbeat pot caper that centers around a mobster who discovers the magic of marijuana.
Style: semi serious, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, prodigy, music band, crimes, artists and showbiz, unlikely criminals, gangsters, lifestyle, stoners, performer's life, drug abuse, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
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Next Day Air (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, disorder, drug dealing, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, goofy hero, crimes, escapades, employer employee relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, delivery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Pros & Cons (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Framed for crimes they didn't commit, two small-timers are headed up the river without a paddle. Now, the only thing that can bail them out is a case of mistaken identity. It's the hysterical prison comedy that's so funny, it's ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: prison, gang, vengeance, prison life, frame up, mistaken identity, cons and scams, disorder, embezzlement, injustice, escape, hostage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, strong female presence, graphic violence, disorder, love and romance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, disorder, hostage, partners, law enforcement, master criminal, on the run, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Black Out (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After ruthless gangsters wrongfully accuse him of stealing from them, a retired criminal has 24 hours to creep back into his past life and retrieve a bag of coke before his fiancée is killed.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, captivating, tense ...
Plot: cocaine, wedding, robbery, memory loss, crimes, race against time, drug dealing, gangsters, disorder, uncover truth, falsely accused, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: gangsters, gang, mafia, crimes, goofy hero, assassination attempt, criminal heroes, silly humor, farce, disorder, hitman, gang war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: conspiracy, farce, graphic violence, breakup, dishonesty, gangsters, assassination, crimes, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, down on your luck, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: cons and scams, down on your luck, partners, on the run, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, disorder, hitman, psychopath, horse ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 607
The Supergrass (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, alternative comedy
Plot: drug dealing, cross dressing, undercover agent, couples, disorder, frame up, mistaken identity, sexual relations, farce, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, down on your luck, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulation, dark humor, salesman, insurance, cold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic, stylized
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crimes, escapades, drug dealing, dark humor, disorder, drugs, drug dealer, hotel room, narcissistic woman, house arrest
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 6K
Zero 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What would you get if you mix a gangster film and a soap opera? "Zero 2" is a crazy twister of criminal romance and sexy violence that just might laugh you to death.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, not serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, gangsters, crimes, hitman, partners, crime gone awry, graphic violence, rivalry, sexual content, violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 217
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, humorous, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: silly humor, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crimes, on the run, dishonesty, partners, gangsters, nothing goes right, heist, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 716
Snowman's Land (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the wife of a crime boss is accidentally killed, the hit man who was hired to protect the remote house in which she was living tries to keep her death under wraps. Fearing vengeance from the gangster, he's soon locked in a fight for ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, cynical, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, nothing goes right, hitman, dark humor, disorder, crimes, mission gone awry, mountain, graphic violence, friend, danger, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 3K
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, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, misfit partners, crimes, disorder, chase, partners, criminal heroes, on the run, nothing goes right, ex convict, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 210
Down the Drain (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dishonest lawyer devises a scheme to rob a bank by recruiting criminals he has represented to do the job for him. When the robbery is completed, he learns that the "loot" from the vault is in fact a microchip containing top-secret ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, heist, storage unit, farce, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, crime gone awry, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 933
Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, hitman, disorder, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%