Movies like Guilty as Charged 1991

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Guilty as Charged (1991)
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Guilty as Charged (1991)
Original name: Guilty As Charged
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair.
Style: rough, humorous, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: electric chair, kidnapping, vigilante, murder, vigilantism, superhero, heist, psychopath, dark humor, heroes, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, frame up, injustice, vengeance, rivalry, society, law enforcement, confined, political corruption, dishonesty, religions or cults, murderer, abduction ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous and semi serious films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, deadly, murder, law enforcement, rivalry and gangsters mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Guilty as Charged: Simple Justice (1989), Funland (1987), Teresa's Tattoo (1994), Partners in Crime (2000), Heads (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Simple Justice (1989)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an unknown assailant viciously murders the participants in a bank robbery and murder case, it could be a case of vigilante justice - that is, if the two cases are connected. That's for the police to decide - and it's a puzzle that ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 80s
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Funland (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a mob family takes over an amusement park after the owner dies under mysterious circumstances, the recently-fired clown mascot seeks vengeance for the loss of his job.
Style: slasher, suspense, biting, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: amusement park, killer clown, evil clown, clown, graphic violence, conspiracy, psychopath, religions or cults, dark humor, rivalry, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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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, rough, humorous ...
Plot: ransom, fbi, kidnapping, special agents, rescue, espionage, gays and lesbians, criminal heroes, chase, law enforcement, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Partners in Crime (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, special agents, uncover truth, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, who done it, small town, fbi agent, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: realistic, semi serious, parody, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: small town, decapitation, newspaper, serial killer, murder, journalism, media, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, social relations, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, storage unit, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, crime gone awry, betrayal, farce, microchip ...
Time: 80s
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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, escape, hostage, injustice, embezzlement, disorder, vengeance, frame up, cons and scams, mistaken identity, prison life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, heist, cons and scams ...
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The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: murder, flirting, family business, family life, police detective, dark humor, family relations, aging, amateur detective, mystery, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
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Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, clever, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, heist, romance, love and romance, suicide, eccentricity, theft, childhood, drugs, mentor, violence ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.9
 242
Catch the Heat (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gorgeous Checkers Goldberg, a police detective, goes undercover as a stripper in order to stop a ruthless kingpin who has been using unsuspecting starlets in order to smuggle drugs into the United States. With her hot looks, street smarts and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: latin america, san francisco, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, disorder, vengeance, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, golden years ...
Time: 70s
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Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The heroes in The Black Godfather are members of an African-American criminal organization. Like Brando in The Godfather, they're not averse to robbery and murder, but they do draw the line at narcotics. When the Mafia infiltrates the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vigilante, graphic violence, injustice, tough heroes, hitman, partners against crime, undercover, rivalry, society, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Duration: 78 min.
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan spends his nights kidnapping runaways so his boss, Lamar, can turn them into prostitutes. He is a crack addict and a thief and he is in love with a resentful prostitute, Rhonda, who doesn't love him back. Although he has ...
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Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their plan was simple...Get the Cash. As Rupert, an ex-con, tries to go straight, his younger brother James pursues a life of delinquency. Days after being released from jail, James is gunned down and lies waiting in a hospital for a liver ...
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
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Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are top dogs in the Eastsidaz gang in Long Beach. Pop, also known as Killa, is the alpha dog. He has Crackle and Snap set up a big drug deal that's going to put him on easy street. But Crackle and Snap have their own ...
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: neo noir, mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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Time: 90s
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: Virgil Guppy buys a sleek-looking used Jaguar, but the car turns out to be a lemon. Unfortunately, that's just the start of his problems; a dead prostitute is discovered in the trunk, and Virgil is accused of her murder. Aided by a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense, exciting ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
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Time: 90s
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Free Money (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Swede (Marlon Brando), a prison warden, rules his family and his prison with an iron hand in one of the coldest parts of North Dakota. When an inmate dies under mysterious circumstances, however, the FBI sends in agent Karen Polarski (Mira ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: prison, fbi, government agency, crimes, partners, cons and scams, special agents, criminal heroes, dishonesty, heroes, confined, friends ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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