Movies like Social Circle

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Social Circle (2016)
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Social Circle (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A small town Georgia investigator probes into a series of local crimes including locating a missing woman. Kit Gosling (Amber McCullough) is single, lonely, and works for the Social Circle Police Department. A small town crime comedy written & directed by Jack M. Moon. This film is quirky and darkly funny.
Plot: kidnapping, gun, robbery, shooting, small town
Place: georgia

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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, crime, disorder, kidnapping, robbery, chase and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Social Circle: Dirt (2001), Live Free or Die (2006), Lone Star State of Mind (2002), Palookaville (1995), The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 409
Dirt (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: DIRT is a quirky comedy about two simple-hearted brothers who, when abandoned by the death of their mother, search to find a replacement Mom. Junior and Scooter find themselves ill-prepared for life on their own. To ease their suffering, they search ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town, wedding, kidnapping, crimes, disorder, small town life, siblings relations, domestic disturbance, nothing goes right, social relations, family relations, stoners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Live Free or Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, small town, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, vengeance, dumb criminal, robbery, twists & turns, police, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Lone Star State of Mind (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Earl and Baby, two young lovers with a plan to escape their small Texas town. But when Baby's dim-witted cousin Junior gets tangled up in a whole heap of trouble, Earl has just 48 hours to save the day, rescue Junior and keep his promise to get ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: stupidity, heist, babies and infants, crimes, small town life, partners, friends, misfit, debt, small town, male female relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, las vegas, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 2K
Palookaville (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, ashtray, armored truck, heist, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, parents and children, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, criminal heroes, hostages, confined, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, crimes, nothing goes right, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, down on your luck, criminal heroes, crimes, cons and scams, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 124K
Raising Arizona (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to ...
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: screwball, kidnapping, ex convict, policewoman, blackmail, redemption, baby, crimes, crime, couple relations, missing child, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, kidnapping, hitman, eccentricity, greed, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.1
 176
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: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, decapitation, crimes, journalism, media, psychopath, parody, crime, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, hostage, vengeance, manipulation, crimes, couple relations, cons and scams, nothing goes right, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 191
Stingray (1978)
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lonigan and his partner Tony, two drug dealers, shoot two cops who attempt to set them up, and run away with a million bucks and the drugs, which they stash in a red Corvette Stingray in a used car lot. When they attempt to recover their stash with ...
Plot: speed, gun, money, nun, car chase, illegal drugs, sports car, cigar, shooting, heroin, escape, cigar smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Poor White Trash (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike and Lenny are two buddies who dream of getting out of the trailer park. Out of desperation they resort to burglary as a means of financing Mike's college education. Their dream is jeopardized one summer day when their ploy to shoplift Near ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Plot: family relations, heist, nothing goes right, crimes, parents and children, ambition, youth, teenage life, disorder, college, small town, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Fork in the Road (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the run, convict, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, deadly, partners, odd couple, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Randy and the Mob (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A good ol' boy (McKinnon) gets into trouble with some mobsters, and then must seek assistance from his estranged, identical twin gay brother.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: twins, family relations, crimes, nothing goes right, estrangement, crime gone awry, rivalry, small town, gay, competition, gangsters, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Witless Protection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago ...
Style: humorous, exciting, idiotic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, woman in danger, hidden identity, on the run, goofy hero, crimes, crime, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, danger, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 6K
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, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, friends, small town, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Frogs for Snakes (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unemployed theater actors survive by working as illegal money collectors. The loan shark they are working for owns an Off-Broadway theater. As he decided to play "American Buffalo" there, a bloody battle for the favorite roles ...
Plot: loan shark, actor, dream, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, waitress, neo noir, gun, kidnapping, exploitation, wig, murder, sex ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 17K
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
Style: cynical, tricky, suspense, tense, ironic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, profanity, crime gone awry, cons and scams, hostages, ransom demand, adultery, abduction, ransom, husband wife relationship, mistress ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: usa, detroit, bahamas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, twists and turns, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, friendship, nothing goes right, workplace, unlikely criminals, disorder, buddies, partners, stupidity, vengeance, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 399
All Tied Up (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brian Hartley has finally found the girl of his dreams in Linda. Unfortunately, he can't convince her or himself that it's really true. When she catches him with another woman, she finally decides she's had enough and vows to never ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, kidnapping, hostages, crimes, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, unlikely couple, romance, forbidden love, rivalry, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hangover Part III (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hung over, dentist, farce, silly humor, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, drugs/alcohol, overbearing, plan gone awry, irresponsible, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, mexico, nevada, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, exploding car, police officer, gunfight, best friends, injustice, deadly, couples, dishonesty, human nature, investigation, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s, 50s, year 1959
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Operation St. Peter's (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small time crook Napoleone falls into an unlikely gang made up of a gangster, called The Baron, and his two cohorts, Agonia and The Captain, where Napoleone takes them to Rome where they shack up with a shady used car dealer caled Il Cajella to help ...
Plot: prison, heist, robbery, gangster, handcuffs, caper, prison escape, theft, smuggling, betrayal, car salesman, gigolo ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mischievous children, working undercover, kindergarten, teacher, undercover, police investigation, hidden identity, disorder, small town, chase, toys ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, year 1990, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: street gang, ghetto, gang, fish out of water, partners, disorder, family relations, crimes, crime, gangsters, hip hop, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 27
Foodland (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Foodland follows a naive grocery clerk, Trevor, as his life spirals out of control when he inadvertently helps his inept manger, Ian, rob the store. When the money is lifted off Trevor and Ian, they enlist the help of Glen, a slimy, incompetent ...
Plot: femme fatale, karate, film within a film, neo noir, robbery, greed, crime gone awry, small town, sex, violence, snow, grocery store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Linguini Incident (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A waitress (Rosanna Arquette), a barman (David Bowie) and an underwear designer (Eszter Balint) try to rob a New York restaurant where two of them work.
Style: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious
Plot: restaurant, spaghetti, magic, robbery, love affair, unlikely criminals, crimes, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, heist, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 17K
The Big Bounce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischievous, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: blackmail, seduction, robbery, judge, deception, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, betrayal, surfing, safe, skinny dipping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, tattoo, ransom, fbi, farce, missing person, crime gone awry, space travel, nasa, law enforcement, dishonesty, beach ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 74K
Going in Style (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Style: light, feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: elderly, retired, bank robbery, old man, swearing, senior citizen, friendship between men, plan, money, alibi, friendship, masked robber ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%