Movies like Beg, Borrow, or Steal

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Beg, Borrow, or Steal
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Three disabled men--one blind, one with no legs and one with no hands--get together to pull off a museum robbery
Plot: statue, handicap, ex cop, museum, blindness, unemployment, heist, robbery, disability
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Wheels
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USA
115 min.
 9.2
Black
Drama
India
122 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and emotional films with plots about robbery, heist, crimes, society, chase, cigarette smoking and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Beg, Borrow, or Steal: Mr. Magoo (1997), The Miracle Worker (1979), Persons Unknown (1996), King of California (2007), Empire State (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr. Magoo
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: family, chase, disability, nothing goes right, adventure, fish out of water, lame, adventurer, goofy hero, disney, catastrophe, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s
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The Miracle Worker
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, a gripping battle to overcome impossible obstacles and the struggle to communicate. As a young girl, Helen Keller is stricken with scarlet fever. The illness leaves her blind, mute, and deaf. Sealed ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: dedicated educator, mute or deaf, social misfits, young heroes, human spirit, disability, doctors and patients, teachers and students, misfit, society, youth, power relations ...
Time: 70s
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Persons Unknown
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When former cop and current security expert Jim Holland has a one night stand with Amanda after getting in her way roller-blading. That introduction turns out to be a well thought out plan by Amanda and her sister Molly, to obtain security codes. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, suspense
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty, drug dealing, heist, woman in danger, fall in love, danger, law enforcement, love and romance, ex-cop ...
Time: 90s
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System:   84%
    User:   77%
 
King of California
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: treasure hunt, mental illness, insanity, hospital, treasure, father daughter relationship, obsession, parents and children, coming of age, depression, eccentricity, dreams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, mcdonald's restaurant
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Empire State
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, Eddie ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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Place: new orleans, usa, bronx new york city
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Runaway Jury
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: suspense, clever, tense, surprise ending, stylized ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, corruption, surveillance, manipulation, conspiracy, justice, chase, court, revenge, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, ohio, indiana, cincinnati ohio
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Nothing to Lose
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed ...
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, funny, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, on the road, revenge, infidelity, chase, verbal byplay, buddies, surveillance, culture clash, mistaken identity, kidnapping, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
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System:   64%
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Hear No Evil
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, golden years, deaf, corruption, chase, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   59%
 
Straight Out of Brooklyn
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Special Jury Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival, this drama stars a then-19-year-old Matty Rich (who also wrote and directed it). Rich plays Larry, a troubled teen living in the rough Red Hook section of Brooklyn who decides he wants out ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, urban, going straight, urban ghetto, interracial relations, social decay, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble, coming of age, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former marine and cop Jeff Erickson starts a new life after meeting his dream girl, Jill, running a bookshop, until they decide to become the modern Bonnie and Clyde. Learning on the job the hard way, Jeff becomes famous through media-coverage, ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, on the run, couple relations, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, couples, romancing a criminal, ex cop, bank robber, chemist ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
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Black
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Black is an adaptation of Helen Keller's autobiography. Black revolves around a blind and deaf girl, and her relationship with her teacher who himself later develops Alzheimer's disease.
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dedicated educator, teacher, mute or deaf, human spirit, teachers and students, disability, child illness, mute, deaf, hopes, misfit, youth ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   69%
 
My Mom's New Boyfriend
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Henry Durand is a young federal agent who is given a difficult assignment: spy on his mother and her boyfriend who is suspected of leading a gang of art thieves.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, romance, hidden identity, odd couple, reluctant partners, secret agents, chase, investigation, race against time, looking for sex, woman in danger, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, paris france
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System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
The Monuments Men
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: war, treasure hunt, military, art, nazis, wartime, german, nazi, courage, soldier, betrayal, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1977, year 1944 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, mine, france ...
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System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
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Inside Moves
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors, ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: disability, friendship, suicide attempt, basketball, redemption, social misfits, unlikely friendships, loneliness, rehabilitation, depression, introspection, destiny ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
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I Am Sam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: lawyer, parenthood, single father, father daughter relationship, fighting the system, disability, love, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, autism, hospital, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
The Brothers Bloom
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a ...
Style: clever, stylized, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, crime gone awry, storytelling, cheating, siblings relations, con artists, con men, heist, twists & turns, chase, cons and scams, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, montenegro, prague, st. petersburg russia, mexico ...
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System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
 7.1
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Wanda
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wanda, after a string of abusive relationships, abandons her family and seeks solace in the company of a petty criminal (Michael Higgins).
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, no music
Plot: on the road, single parent, social misfits, bar, crumbling marriage, starting over, human nature, introspection, thief, travel, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   51%
 
 7.3
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Angela's Ashes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: irish, poverty, childhood, prejudice, storytelling, drinking, coming of age, death, drugs/alcohol, children, catholicism, book ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
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What Doesn't Kill You
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two childhood friends from South Boston turn to crime as a way to get by, ultimately causing a strain in their personal lives and their friendship.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friends, drugs/alcohol, crime, buddies, friendship, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, danger, legal, heist, drug addiction, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
 7.2
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Skins
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, thought provoking
Plot: human nature, crime, family life, crimes, society, family relations, store, native american reservation, social relations, small town, life is a bitch, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, nebraska, south dakota, usa, vietnam
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System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
Straight Time
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: prison, parole officer, crime, crime gone awry, going straight, friendship, heist, down on your luck, criminal heroes, bank robbery, murder, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
 4.4
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First Sunday
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Durell and LeeJohn are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son, they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. Instead, they end up spending ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, urban, church, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, friendship, friends, heist, hostages, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
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Operator
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, police, crime, officer, veteran, city, daughter, chaos, psychological thriller, employee employee relationship, innocent person killed ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
The Dark Knight Rises
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, suspense, epic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilante, vengeance, redemption, secret identity, dark hero, vigilantism, murder, betrayal, destruction, chase, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, dungeon, pentagon, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
Love Among Thieves
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Caroline DuLac, a baroness and concert pianist, steals three jewel-encrusted Faberge eggs from a San Francisco museum. The eggs were demanded as ransom for her kidnapped fiancé. She boards a plane for the Latin American city of Ladera, as per ...
Plot: baroness, pianist, museum, stranger, jewel theft, heist, widow, desert, kidnapping, robbery, ransom, classical music
Place: mexico
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System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
A Season for Miracles
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two wayward children and their protective aunt with the help of an angel. When a young woman's niece and nephew are threatened with foster care after her sister is hospitalized following yet ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, small town, addiction, custody, rivalry, family relations, will, angel, christmas, life is a bitch, orphan, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: atlanta georgia, illinois, rhode island
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System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
Blood In, Blood Out
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: epic, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crime, gang, drug abuse, prison, violence, destiny, betrayal, drug addiction, revenge, drugs/alcohol, gangs, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, panama, colombia ...
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
 5.6
 8K
Airport '77
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, underwater, airplane, survival, rescue, hijacking, hostages, aviation, art, death, ocean or sea, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1977
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 

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David's Mother
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sally Goodson has been raising her autistic son David alone since her husband left many years ago. Now a social worker discovers that Sally has been dodging 'The System' to keep her son with her, instead of putting him in an institution. ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: single parent, legal action, parents and children, family relations, human nature, disability, fighting the system, misfit, rebellion, society, youth, autism ...
Time: 90s
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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Matchups
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ian Willams -- who was born blind in one eye -- grew up undaunted to become an elite college basketball player. But his dream of winning a national championship and turning pro was sidetracked when a tragic accident left him completely blind. ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, college, dedicated educator, sport, school, urban ghetto, prodigy, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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