Movies like Skidoo

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Skidoo (1968)
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Skidoo (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his luxury yacht.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, psychedelic, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: prison, gangsters, drug abuse, friendship, hitman, escape, crimes, hostage, confined, friends, fighting the system, prodigy, partners, self discovery, rebellion, elderly, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, stash, criminal heroes, culture clash, criminal's revenge, golden years, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, california, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about friends, disorder, partners, crimes, friendship, buddies and gangsters mostly in Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Skidoo: Shut Up and Shoot Me (2005), The Cult of Sincerity (2008), Back by Midnight (2004), Rolling Kansas (2003), Mobsters and Mormons (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, partners, criminal heroes, gangsters, hitman, friendship, misfit, disorder, buddies, death in the family, goofy hero, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
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The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, talky, cynical, realistic, witty ...
Plot: friends, self discovery, friendship, society, dull life, ambition, lifestyle, youth, twentysomething life, farce, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison, prison life, odd couple, criminal heroes, heist, cons and scams, fish out of water, nothing goes right, confined, buddies, misfit, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Rolling Kansas (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a journey to a secret marijuana forest in Kansas.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: marijuana, friendship, on the road, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, farce, road trip, screwball, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, texas, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, hidden identity, culture clash, family relations, society, parents and children, crimes, misfit, starting over, gangsters, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, nebraska, new jersey
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True Identity (1991)
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: hitman, disorder, society, opposites attract, hidden identity, gangsters, dishonesty, switching roles, crimes, on the run, silly humor, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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Late Last Night (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a fight with his wife, who's leaving him, Dan's day is getting worse by the minute. He calls an old friend for a night of binge drinking and intoxication. They start a cathartic ride through the city's underbelly.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, golf, showbiz, nightlife, transvestism, friends, dark humor, couples, lifestyle, buddies, legal action, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Rude Awakening (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the later 1960s, two hippies are forced to leave their friends as they are wanted by the FBI, who sees them as criminals. They hide in the jungle for 20 years, secluded from the outside world. In the later 1980s, the find out that a secret war is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, friendship, fish out of water, idealism, drug abuse, city life, stoners, friends, disorder, society, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous, road movie, offbeat
Plot: fugitives, serial killer, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, confined, on the run, criminal heroes, dishonesty, friends, disorder, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Don't Drink the Water (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollander family's European vacation is interrupted when their plane is forced to land in Vulgaria. The Hollanders leave the plane to take pictures which results in accusations of spying. Chased by Vulgarian soldiers, they take refuge in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: hijacking, espionage, odd couple, on the run, undercover, confined, politics, dishonesty, soldier, state affairs, secret agents, airplane ...
Time: 60s
Place: new jersey, russia, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, dark humor, buddies, crimes, golden years, nothing goes right, partners, seance, scam, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Buddy Buddy (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, island, suicide attempt, farce, clinic, testimony, couples, dark humor, disorder, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, americana, disorder, unemployment, dark humor, buddies, friends, partners, desire for fame, small town, ambition, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: life is a bitch, drug abuse, contests and competitions, friends, ambition, addiction, buddies, couples, dark humor, siblings relations, eviction, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Doin' Time (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Duke Jarrett is sent to jail at the John Dillinger prison. However, the prison looks more like a zoo, more or less ruled by the prisoners themselves.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: prison, reformatory, boxing, wrongful imprisonment, ethnic stereotype, nudity (full frontal - brief), criminal heroes, dishonesty, confined, society, escape, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, dark humor, friendship, lifestyle, society, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, buddies, down on your luck, disorder, fictional reality ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, italy, usa, europe, venice ...
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The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough, exciting
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, heist, crime gone awry, prison, gang, farce, escape, prison life, righting the wronged, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bikini Carwash Company (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Women go topless at a carwash company in order to increase business.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sex comedy, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, fighting the system, car wash, strong female presence, couples, friends, gender, romance, betrayal, youth, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, friends, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, sexual content, partners, obsessive quest, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, thailand, asia, latin america ...
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The Sting II (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hooker and Gondorf pull a con on Macalinski, an especially nasty mob boss with the help of Veronica, a new grifter. They convince this new victim that Hooker is a somewhat dull boxer who is tired of taking dives for Gondorf. There is a ringer. ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gangsters, con artists, boxer, ex convict, roller coaster, crimes, gambling, cons and scams, friends, mob boss, vengeance, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 80s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, california
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47%
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Zero to Sixty (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A divorced man hooks up with a street-smart 16-year-old who makes her living by repossessing cars from their owners.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, car chase, chase, partners, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, couples, friends, disorder, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
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Invitation to a Suicide (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the Polish immigrant neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn about a man selling tickets to his own suicide to save his father's life.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, realistic, semi serious
Plot: crimes, gangsters, family business, immigrants, society, family relations, dark humor, suicide, funeral home, butcher, bakery, save the day ...
Time: future
Place: new york
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Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, road trip, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, new life, escapades, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Night Patrol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The streets of Los Angeles are crawling with weirdos, hookers, peeping toms and perverts. And this time, they're wearing badges! Murray Langston, Linda Blair, Pat Paulsen, Billy Barty, Jaye P. Morgan, Andrew Dice Clay, Pat Morita, Kitten ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, silly humor, hollywood, partners, buddies, law enforcement, friends, filmmaking, disorder, flashback, sex, absurd humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit, prison life, jail ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, california
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44%
At Home with the Rozes (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two ex-convicts, MG and Gilbert find refuge in a charming middle-class house whose couple is about to celebrate its 20-year old marriage. Our duo has no other solution than to take this entire brood in hostage. But, contrary to all expectations, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: hostage, murder, fugitives, criminal heroes, crimes, couples, prison, prison life, family gatherings, husband wife relationship, wedding anniversary, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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The Dog Problem (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the film, Solo is a down-on-his-luck writer who is encouraged by his psychiatrist to get a dog. Solo meets his love interest, who he assumes to be a dog owner when meeting her at a dog play park, but dog problems stand in their way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: disorder, therapy, down on your luck, self discovery, writer's life, romance, couples, friendship, pets, nothing goes right, stripper, creative block ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, hidden identity, nothing goes right, disorder, mental institution, doctors and patients, hospital, doctor, african american, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: couples, disorder, friends, unlikely couple, youth, nothing goes right, odd couple, lifestyle, eccentric family, small town, introspection, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, psychiatrist, suicide, suicide attempt, disorder, dark humor, testimony, friends, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, south of france
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