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Diamond Zero (2005)
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Diamond Zero (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A daft doctor concocts an offbeat scheme to make millions after he happens upon a method of turning cremated human remains into diamonds. But when the sawbones hires a pair of hapless thieves to collect the raw material, a string of calamities ensues in their insane efforts to pilfer the ashes of prominent and historic figures. Tippi Hedren, Bronson Pinchot, Richard Moll and Joan Van Ark head the cast in this inky morality yarn.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, nothing goes right, hidden identity, crime gone awry, heist, partners, track down, intrigue, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, fugitives, disorder, down on your luck, diamond, crimes, crime, celebrity culture, machine, celebrity, ashes
Time: contemporary

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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 crimes, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, crime, nothing goes right and crime gone awry mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Diamond Zero: Stark Raving Mad (2002), The Hollywood Sign (2001), 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), In Security (2013), Paper Soldiers (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rivalry, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, vengeance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hollywood, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, elderly, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, gangsters, disorder, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, dark humor, friendship, life is a bitch, deadly, crime, crimes, amateur detective, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, disorder, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, ambition, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, partners, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Who's Minding the Mint? (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bumbling government employee accidentally destroys a small fortune and decides to break into the US Mint to replace it, but before long everyone wants a slice of the action - and the money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: safecracker, heist, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, forgery, buddies, workplace, partners, crimes, disorder, friends, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: moral dilemma, femme fatale, introspection, dishonesty, infidelity, nothing goes right, manipulations, crime, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, california, los angeles
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61%
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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: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, fish out of water, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, down on your luck, disorder, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Hold-Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, society, hostage, working class, cons and scams, hostages, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, dark humor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, disorder, comedy of errors, social relations, cons and scams, dishonesty, buddies, unlikely criminals, crimes, nothing goes right, friends, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Stealing Rembrandt (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two bumbling scrap metal thieves - father and son - steal the wrong painting during a museum heist. The painting turns out to be the only original Rembrandt painting in Denmark, and all hell breaks loose. What do you do when you've got ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: museum, criminal heroes, painting, nothing goes right, on the run, crime gone awry, heist, dishonesty, disorder, collector, unlikely criminals, small time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Straight to Hell (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers with a suitcase full of money go to the desert to hide out. After burying the loot, they find their way to a surreal town full of cowboys who drink an awful lot of coffee.
Style: parody, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, anti hero, buddies, crime, nothing goes right, misfit, chase, criminal heroes, rivalry, wilderness, frame up, heist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Disorganized Crime (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heist, chase, crime, crimes, gang, crime gone awry, hostage, cons and scams, bank, small town life, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Puff, Puff, Pass (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Danny Masterson (TV's 'That '70s Show') leads a hilarious ensemble cast in a tale about two hapless stoners who get involved in a scheme to rip off a shady character named Mr. Big after the duo sours on rehab.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Plot: stoners, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, misfit, crimes, crime gone awry, redemption, drug abuse, drug rehab, rehabilitation, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, crimes, danger, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, hitman, disorder, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, seance, scam, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, odd couple, investigation, buddies, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, master criminal, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police station, hidden identity, cons and scams, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, buddies, nothing goes right, crimes, bollywood, chases and races, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robbers Ace and Scratch are caught in the act of robbing a casino vault and are caught after a long chase by the owner of the casino, who chooses not to send them to jail but instead hires them on as security consultants. The current head of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, betrayal, partners, buddies, adventure, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime gone awry, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, master criminal, crime, crimes, misfit partners, odd couple, dishonesty, disorder, friends, journalism ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hot Tamale (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip to Los Angeles inadvertently leads a young man from Wyoming into a wild maze of psychotic hit-men, racy women, jewel thieves and a salsa band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, road trip, dishonesty, nothing goes right, chase, criminal's revenge, gang, unlikely criminals, heist, on the road, stolen money, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, wyoming, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, track down, crime, crimes, partners, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, chase, misfit partners, crime gone awry, gang, cons and scams, danger, partners, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: gangsters, hip hop, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, heist, nothing goes right, odd couple, unlikely criminals, misfit, buddies, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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RPM (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A professional car thief pulls off the heist of a lifetime when he steals a prototype supercar.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, partners, chases and races, criminal's revenge, crimes, betrayal, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, chase, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hot Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A con-artist (Peter Ustinov) gains employment at an insurance company in order to embezzle money by re-programming their "new" wonder computer.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, partners, dishonesty, buddies, hacker, disorder, computers and web, prison, down on your luck, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, breakup, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, love and romance, crime gone awry, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%