Movies like The Gumshoe Kid

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The Gumshoe Kid (1990)
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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, private detective, gypsy, hitman, mafia, female nudity, father son relationship, car chase, harvard, private investigator, witness, uncle nephew relationship, love interest, clumsiness, topless, breaking the fourth wall, taking a shower

Most similar movies to The Gumshoe Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and funny films with plots about car chase, chase, crimes, gangsters, hitman, crime and murder mostly in Crime, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Gumshoe Kid: Keanu (2016), A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994), Miss & Mrs. Cops (2019), City Heat (1984), Double Nickels (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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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, funny, satirical, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, gunfight, kitten, car chase, african american, hit by a car, parody, brothers, strip club, gun fight, gangsters, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, undercover, track down, crimes, investigation, disorder, master criminal, hidden identity, drug dealing, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Miss & Mrs. Cops (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once a legendary detective and a new mom, Mi-young, now works a desk job. But when overenthusiastic newbie Ji-hye is assigned to Mi-young’s civil complaints team, the two female cops get caught up in a serious criminal case that triggers an ...
Style: witty, light, entertaining, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police, female partner, misfit partners, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crimes, partners, murder, woman, detective agency, breaking the fourth wall, initially antagonists ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
 9K
City Heat (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: private detective, gangsters, brothel, photographer, crime, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, police investigation, deadly, buddies, master criminal ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.3
 102
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, beer, chase, speed, scam, car theft, accident, police, cigar smoking, highway, pinball
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 41K
Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, colourful, reboot
Plot: drug lord, death of friend, gunfight, father son relationship, fbi, grandfather, investigation, sexual humor, martial arts, crime, crimes, african american ...
Time: year 1989, year 2001, year 2007, year 1997, year 2009 ...
Place: new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.6
 6K
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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, mafia, crimes, polish, crime, gangsters, unlikely criminals, taxi, false arrest, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Up Your Alley (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The All-Out Sex Comedy Riot!
Plot: motor scooter, virgin, heist, mafia, female nudity, exploitation, sex, diamond
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, suspense, captivating, comic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: race against time, profanity, buddies, crimes, crime, escapades, kidnapping, heist, danger, threat, nudity (full frontal - brief), pizzeria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 594
Peeper (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, missing person, adoption, investigation, deadly, crimes, mystery, parody, blackmail, love interest, adopted daughter, brawl ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, exciting, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, espionage, undercover, rivalry, danger, crimes, race against time, law enforcement, chase, crime, track down, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger as his mode of transport. But his nemesis, Sheriff Buford T. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, race against time, escapades, chases and races, cross country, disorder, partners, buddies, rivalry, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 354
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: con artists, private investigator, detective agency, ex-cop, father son relationship, partner, private detective, sting operation
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 115
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: kung fu, gangster, sexploitation, female nudity, take over, gangsters, attempted rape, yakuza, prostitute, arms deal, strip club, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.7
 15
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: realistic, rough, serious, surprise ending
Plot: crime, crimes, electroshock therapy, dea, drug dealer, exploding car, mafia, female nudity, attorney, smuggling, skiing, businessman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, on the run, heist, crimes, crime, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, master criminal, odd couple, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, europe, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie. Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are involved in wild car chases with cops as they head south to cross ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), on the run, nightclub, gangsters, chase, vengeance, hotel, false accusation, on the road, murder, vigilantism, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dangerous Passion (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: husband wife relationship, pistol, gun, gangster, neo noir, female nudity, murder, mansion, hitman, home invasion, car chase, topless sunbathing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, car chase, police, police investigation, chase, chases and races, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, crimes, crime, graphic violence, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, neo screwball comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, mafia, vengeance, hidden identity, bodyguard, parents and children, crimes, love and romance, crime, unlikely partners, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 636
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: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, save the day, unlikely partners, hitman, race against time, hostage, on the run, rivalry, memory loss, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, funny, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, farce, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, unlikely partners, love affair, opposites attract, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 47K
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: not serious, exciting, humorous, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the run, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, chase, policewoman, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, friendship, drugs, witnessing a crime, stoner, stupidity, buddies, on the run, crime, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1937, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, campaign, rivalry, graphic violence, dishonesty, political corruption, deadly, parents and children, kidnapping, vengeance, bank, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 41K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, motorcycle, fbi agent, surveillance, arrest, false identity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: writers, mistaken identity, hitman, alter ego, secret service, fbi, fight scenes, assassination, lone hero, storytelling, assassin, assassins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
V.I. Warshawski, Detective in High Heels (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, crime, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, deadly, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 87
Lip Service (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Story: After a long absence, Kat returns to the life of her old college roommate, Allison. The trouble is, Allison is a successful furniture designer and Kat is a strung-out nymphomaniac with no apparent means of support. Allison takes her in and before ...
Plot: private detective, nudity (full frontal - brief), ransom, female masturbation, erotica, sex, hypocrisy, death threat, photo shoot, emotional manipulation, porn industry, cheating ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
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