Movies like Sweet Revenge

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Sweet Revenge (1976)
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Sweet Revenge (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet Revenge was originally shipped out as Dandy, the All-American Girl. The multitalented Stockard Channing plays a car thief with a penchant for elaborate disguises. She hopes to trade in her stolen goods and purchase a snazzy sports model for herself. Sam Waterston costars as a public defender who, much against his will, falls in love with the charming thief. Producer/director Jerry Schatzberg seems so certain of Channing's considerable talents that he feels a coherent story is unecessary.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: car theft, ferrari, public defender, teenage life, crimes, heist, vengeance, crime, love and romance, on the run, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, criminal heroes, romance, love, lawyer, car, female protagonist, car thief, coercion, stolen car, disguise, desire, stealing a car ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes, love and romance, heist and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Sweet Revenge: Little Cigars (1973), The Curse of Inferno (1997), Special Delivery (1976), The Happy Thieves (1961), Happy New Year (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, hollywood, graphic violence, disorder, criminal heroes, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, gang, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: fall in love, crimes, love and romance, criminal heroes, partners, heist, disorder, babies and infants, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, curses spells and rituals, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Special Delivery (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery, making their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police are quickly called in, however, and only one of the robbers, Murdock, makes a clean getaway. Unfortunately, in order to do so, he is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, on the run, mailbox, bank robbery, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, gangsters, chase, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: heist, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, museum, hitman, disorder, cons and scams, fall in love, forgery, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, madrid, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Happy New Year (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gangster (Lino Ventura) with his accomplice (Charles GĂ©rard), prepares to take part in the "first psychological hold-up in the history of crime". Next door to the jewellers of Van Cleef & Arpels, on the Croisette, in Cannes, the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: jewelry store, crimes, new year, dealer, couples, unlikely couple, on the run, unlikely criminals, lovers reunited, cons and scams, heist, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, criminal heroes, dishonesty, contests and competitions, unemployment, cons and scams, friendship, store, partners, buddies ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Girl Most Likely to... (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, police detective, college, plastic surgery, disorder, cheerleader, couples, deadly, rivalry, reluctant partners, knight, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Secret Life of Archie's Wife (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bunny, an unhappily married Denver housewife, frustrated and stressed out over her uncommunicative businessman husband Archie as well as planing their daughter's coming wedding, has her life turned upside down one day when she's taken ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: golden years, crime, crimes, on the run, disorder, couples, heist, kidnapping, couple relations, bank, opposites attract, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.0
 285
O.K. Garage (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lovely school teacher finds herself the victim of a scam artist - a garage owner who delights in ripping off his customers. Soon, she has two eager young men, her lizard-loving neighbour and his friend, on her side to help her exact revenge on the ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: couples, romance, love and romance, best friends, dishonesty, vengeance, looking for love, cons and scams, friendship, school, friends, bar ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 389
The Elder Son (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Russian clarinetist living in Los Angeles, whose life changes when Bo, looking for a hideout after a botched car heist, passes himself off as Max's long-lost son. Complications ensue when Bo falls in love with his newfound "sister" ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, touching
Plot: incest overtones, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, family life, incest, family in crisis, criminal heroes, crimes, heist, brother sister relationship, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Second Thoughts (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lawyer Amy finds herself courted by two very different men: her client, a roguish street musician named Will, and her ex John Michael. A curious triangle develops as Amy gets pregnant by Will and both men vie for her affections
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, family relations, couples, vengeance, hospital, romance, love and romance, babies and infants, ghost, street musician, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 74
Thief (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A professional thief tries to break with his past but has to pull off one last job to pay off a gambling debt.
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gambling, mystery, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, going straight, robbery, gambler, cat burglar ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
American Mobster (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nick Romano is a young Italian American fighting his own personal demons. He's got a chip on his shoulder and a lot to prove. Teamed with his crazy but always loyal partner Carlo, the two small time hoods are on the streets trying to hustle and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, curses spells and rituals, couples, mafia, italian american, crime, sex scene, sex
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 942
Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, chase, gang, crime, showbiz, bank, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.6
 101
Bank Roll (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, stalking, caper, underground, danger, friendship, criminal heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 2K
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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, high school, cons and scams, high school life, teenage life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 179
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gangsters, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, partners, on the run, crimes, crime, dishonesty, chases and races, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami beach, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 2K
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: offbeat, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug smuggling, partners, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, fugitives, crime gone awry, rivalry, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: heist, mistaken identity, criminal heroes, partners, cons and scams, crimes, crime, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero, disorder, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.8
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In the Mix (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A successful DJ named Darrel (Usher), managed to rescue a powerful mobster one night. In order to repay Darrell, the mobster, Frank Pacelli, gives him the task of protecting his daughter, Dolly (Chriqui)
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, betrayal, unlikely couple, gangsters, forbidden love, fall in love, crimes, romance, couple relations, friendship, family relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 893
The Con Artist (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-con finds his plan to go straight foiled by a loan shark who manipulates his target into taking on one last heist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, going straight, dishonesty, ex convict, rivalry, couples, danger, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hot Under the Collar (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jerry tries to seduce his girlfriend Monica via hypnosis, but it accidentally makes her want to enter a convent and take a vow of chastity instead. Jerry tries to get her out by disguising himself to a priest and later as a nun. Alas, his rescue ...
Style: sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nun, love and romance, convent, heist, love affair, vengeance, unfulfilled love, disorder, religions or cults, couples, hidden identity, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 2K
The Savage (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Caracas, Venezuela. Just after her engagement with Vittorio, Nelly runs away from him. As he pursued her, she looks for help to Martin, a French middle-aged man she met by accident. He helps her to escape and drives her to the airport and gives her ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual
Plot: island, crimes, romance, heist, teenage life, fall in love, infidelity, couples, private detective, gangsters, love and romance, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, venezuela, new york, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.3
 3K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: chase, gambling, cons and scams, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, crime boss, heist, caper, conspiracy, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 495
The Con (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lonely gas station attendent in Mississippi falls in love with a con woman who wants to get her hands on an inheritance he doesn't know about.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town, female protagonist, con woman, family business, suburbs, graphic violence, manipulation, couples, disorder, breakup, gas station, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 123
Refuge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The shimmering New Mexico sun bleaches the earth and reflects off towering thunderheads. From inside an RV nestled among the desert brush just off a barely-paved road, the middle-of-nowhere silence is broken by one quick and alarming gunshot. ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the road, desert, crimes, on the run, spouse killer, disorder, road trip, female protagonist, revenge, crime, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police officer, fistfight, city, singing, police, crimes, crime, romance, criminal heroes, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kai (Jack Yao), who works at his parent's noodle shop by day and spends his nights in a bookstore to learn French, decides to go to Paris after his girlfriend, who recently left for Paris, dumps him by phone. Then the local neighborhood mafia ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, disorder, couples, love affair, couple relations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit, love and romance, gangsters, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, taiwan, asia, paris france, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 1K
Lucky Lady (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Lucky Lady is a 1975 American film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Gene Hackman, Liza Minnelli and Burt Reynolds, with Robby Benson. Its story takes place during Prohibition in the United States in the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, love triangle, gangsters, prostitute, gang, workplace, farce, hitman, battles, ship, fall in love, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, social differences, couple relations, performer's life, power relations, couples, family problems, crimes, crime, master and servant, mute or deaf, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%