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Going in Style (1979)
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Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they are caught, what could happen to three old men?
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, dramatic, melancholic, talky, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, friendship, elderly, senior citizen, bittersweet, crimes, friends, partners, human nature, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, fish out of water, golden years, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, caper, bank robbery, robbery, casino, gambling, satire, old age, funeral, roommate ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, heist, friends, mentor, dialogue, gangsters and friendship mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Going in Style: Hunting Elephants (2013), The Hollywood Sign (2001), Where the Money Is (2000), Tough Guys (1986), Quick Change (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, biting ...
Plot: partners, unlikely criminals, friends, disorder, friendship, cons and scams, elderly, one last job, retirement home, heist, dishonesty, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
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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 ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: retirement home, heist, crimes, cons and scams, aging, elderly, robbery, couple relations, nursing, couples, one last job, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
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Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, prison, aging, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, disorder, cons and scams, elderly, buddies, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1956, year 1986
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
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Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, high school, high school life, cons and scams, teenage life, youth, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
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Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
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The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: grudge, vaudeville, friendship, couple relations, showbiz, friends, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
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46%
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California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, transvestism, casino, poker, bus, heist, dice, roulette, fight, stripper, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
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45%
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Made (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two aspiring boxers lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, talky, clever ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, partners, dishonesty, bad temper, crime boss, bar fight, stripper ...
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I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: friendship, odd couple, partners, aging, elderly, couples, retiring, crimes, city life, old age, apartment building, lie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, cheating, unlikely criminals, disorder, overnight success, crimes, love and romance, couple relations, cons and scams, bank robber, criminal, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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41%
Things Change (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a murder he didn't commit. But Gino's mistaken for a Mafia boss, and the two are suddenly ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: hotel, friendship, gangsters, hitman, mistaken identity, scapegoat, murder, switching roles, dishonesty, hidden identity, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa
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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, on the road, crimes, treasure hunt, adventure, rivalry, buddies, partners, escapades, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
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Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, heist, disorder, friends, dishonesty, nothing goes right, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase, runaway ...
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Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
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Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, funny, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: elderly, friendship, golden years, vacation, funeral, bachelor party, buddies, aging, friendship between men, weekend, disorder, old friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Harry and Tonto (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, thought provoking, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, aging, hitchhiker, family relations, americana, on the road, cat, eviction, redemption, bittersweet, road trip, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, arizona, manhattan new york city, las vegas ...
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39%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, friends, disorder, bank, friendship, prison, cons and scams, misfit partners, journalism, odd couple ...
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Place: new york
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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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, 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
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Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes, friends, small town, boss and employee, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
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The Opportunists (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vic is a struggling auto mechanic with a safe-cracking past and a lot of debt. His girlfriend runs a bar and offers to loan him the money she's saved for remodeling, but Vic is reluctant to take it. When a long-lost cousin from Ireland shows up ...
Style: realistic, talky, suspense, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, safecracker, crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, redemption, unlikely couple, dishonesty, going straight, starting over, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, ireland, europe, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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Roommates (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: roommate, funeral, orphan, vegetarian, golden years, love and romance, starting over, odd couple, hopes, elderly, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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The Hot Rock (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: heist, crimes, museum, perfect crime, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, cons and scams, jewel thief, bank robbery, prison, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: boston, usa
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How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states, the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, buddies, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, contests and competitions, crimes, society, love and romance, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
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Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, hidden identity, dishonesty, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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36%
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At long last, Madea returns to the big screen in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA GOES TO JAIL. This time America's favorite irreverent, pistol-packin' grandmomma is raising hell behind bars and lobbying for her freedom...Hallelujer!
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: prison, confined, prison life, farce, elderly, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship, fish out of water, criminal, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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35%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, bittersweet, introspection, parents and children, self discovery, couple relations, human nature, wilderness, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new england, usa
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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, bankruptcy, cons and scams, romance, couples, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: chase, gambling, gangsters, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, cons and scams, heist, crime boss, caper, criminal heroes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, new delhi, india
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35%