Movies like The Gumshoe Kid

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The Gumshoe Kid (1990)
 5.3
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The Gumshoe Kid (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man has to take over the ruined detective agency of his father and his uncle. There are two major difficulties to manage: His uncle and his new job.
Plot: detective agency, gypsy, hitman, mafia, female nudity, car chase, private investigator, witness, harvard, father son relationship, uncle nephew relationship, love interest, clumsiness, topless, taking a shower

Most similar movies to The Gumshoe Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and semi serious films with plots about car chase, crimes, crime, chase, female nudity, violence and hitman mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Gumshoe Kid: Keanu (2016), Up Your Alley (1971), Double Nickels (1977), 30 Minutes or Less (2011), Hollow Point (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 41K
Keanu (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.
Style: buddy comedy, absurd, satirical, exciting, intense ...
Plot: kitten, hitman, car chase, male objectification, african american, hit by a car, parody, brothers, gun fight, strip club, gangsters, gangs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Up Your Alley (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Story: The All-Out Sex Comedy Riot!
Plot: virgin, mafia, heist, diamond, sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Double Nickels (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two highway patrolmen think they are working on the side repossessing cars. But eventually, they realize that they have been tricked and are actually stealing the cars.
Plot: car chase, chase, beer, cigar smoking, pinball, car theft, scam, speed, police, accident, highway
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, comic, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: race against time, buddies, escapades, crime, kidnapping, heist, threat, danger, pizzeria, pizza delivery, redemption, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.8
 2K
Hollow Point (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, law enforcement, danger, chase, rivalry, track down, master criminal, dishonesty, partners, special agents, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Dangerous Passion (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: car chase, husband wife relationship, pistol, neo noir, shotgun, gangster, murder, female nudity, hitman, murder investigation, topless sunbathing, political corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Avenging Angelo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who has recently discovered that she is the daughter of Angelo, a major mafia boss, decides to wreak vengeance when he is killed by a hitman. She's aided by his faithful bodyguard, with whom she soon falls in love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, bodyguard, mafia, hidden identity, vengeance, crime, dangerous attraction, love and romance, parents and children, unlikely partners, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 112
Hard As Nails (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being punished for disobedience and arranging an arms deal with Russian mobsters, young member Takura violently takes over control of his Japanese mafia family. Takura takes advantage of his new position and is proceeding his deal with the ...
Plot: prostitute, female nudity, gangster, sexploitation, take over, attempted rape, kung fu, strip club, martial arts, undercover cop, stripper, arms deal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, car chase, undercover, maverick cop, fish out of water, damsel in distress, smuggling, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.6
 5K
Killer (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An innocent cab driver is mistaken for a contract killer and imprisoned. Soon, he is sprung by a mob boss who needs "Killer" for a few more jobs.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, hitman, mafia, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, danger, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, false arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 17
Bad Trip (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Business is tough. When your partner is the mob and the government, it can be murder. With 72 hours to save his business, Tom decides his chance is to make a run for the Canadian border.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: crime, crimes, mafia, attorney, torture, businessman, agent, airplane, vomiting, crash landing, electroshock therapy, drug use ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mafia, hitman, murder, fish out of water, farce, crime, comedy of errors, misfit, love affair, unlikely partners, opposites attract, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, chicago illinois, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 37K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: surprise ending, buddy comedy, absurd, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: buddy cop, police corruption, police, male nudity, gunfight, car chase, chase, heist, revenge, corruption, addiction, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Big Bad Mama II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's 1934, and the evil local land baron forecloses on Angie's place, and she and her two daughters must leave and continue their life of crime. A reporter witnesses their heist of a bank, and helps them become folk legends by writing a ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, crimes, bank, campaign, parents and children, chases and races, criminal heroes, on the road, kidnapping, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 583
The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, unlikely partners, partners, deadly, heroes, obsessive quest, hitman, race against time, rivalry, hostages, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 6
Nun Smack (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After breaking out of jail, two petty crooks find a trunk full of cocaine and decide to sell it to get rich before fleeing to Mexico. During one of their deals, they are both shot and arrive at a church looking for help - but instead find a gang of ...
Plot: car chase, nun, cocaine, church, exploitation, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Uncle Frank Kelly calls on Harry Crown to help him in a gang war. The war becomes personal when Harry's new girlfriend is kidnapped by Uncle Frank's enemy, Big Eddie.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: hitman, car chase, chase, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, golden years, crime, gangsters, deadly, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a publisher changes a writer's debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to nonfiction, the author finds himself thrust into the world of his lead character, and must take on the role of his character for his own survival.
Style: absurd, captivating, funny, humorous, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, family outing
Plot: writers, mistaken identity, hitman, alter ego, secret service, fbi, fight scenes, assassination, lone hero, storytelling, assassin, assassins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.7
 194
Death Journey (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Fearful that their star witness might be murdered, two attorneys hire a protector to bring him from Los Angeles to New York. Jesse Crowder (Fred Williamson) is a no-nonsense tough guy. He buddies up with the witness, an accountant, and they hit the ...
Plot: car chase, bathtub, thrown from a train, african american, airport, witness, knife attack, ford mustang, electrocution, train
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, friendship, stupidity, witnessing a crime, buddies, on the run, drugs, nothing goes right, crime, immature, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 44K
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, odd couple, drug cartel, police corruption, friendship, chase, policewoman, fugitives, organized crime, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 252
Moonrunners (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Grady and Bobby Lee run moonshine for Uncle Jesse, who prides himself on his old-school moonshining methods, and refuses to buckle in to the 'big business moonshine' of Jake, who controls these parts for New York mobsters
Plot: whiskey, car, car race, singing, runaway, mule, daredevil, moonshine, guitar, love interest, sheriff, uncle nephew relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 180
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: gun, money, nun, speed, car chase, sports car, illegal drugs, heroin, escape, corvette, beer, cigar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, hitman, car chase, police, partners against crime, crimes, master criminal, partners, buddies, chase, urban, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 1K
Fast Getaway (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nelson, played by Corey Haim is a teenager who robs banks with his father in group along with two other friends. Corey Haim Is the right guy, in the right place, at the right time. All he needed was a ...fast getaway
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, jail, robbery, man dressed as woman, confined, parents and children, chases and races, young heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, family relations, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 473K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, party, partners against crime, high school life, parody, working undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2005 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Action Jackson (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, car chase, nightclub, frame up, maverick cop, exploding boat, drug addict, one against many, bar fight, boxer, megalomaniac ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 21K
Stakeout (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just as Chris' confesses, the convict appears, but will she ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: stakeout, shower, police, romance, police investigation, car chase, contact, partners, crimes, love and romance, prison, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 326
Switch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Switch is an American action-adventure, tongue-in-cheek detective series starring Eddie Albert and Robert Wagner, who work as private eyes, for a deceptive sting operation. It was broadcast on the CBS network for three seasons between September 9, ...
Plot: private investigator, ex-cop, detective agency, father son relationship, private detective, partner, sting operation
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hip hop, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crime, music, nothing goes right, crimes, rise and fall, drug dealing, soldier, ambition, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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