Movies like The Gumshoe Kid

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The Gumshoe Kid
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, taking a shower, gypsy, hitman, private investigator, topless, clumsiness, love interest, mafia, uncle nephew relationship, witness, female nudity, car chase, father son relationship, harvard
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Psych
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
USA
44 min.
 8.4
Switch
Action, Crime, Drama
USA
60 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to The Gumshoe Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, crime, car chase, hitman, violence, murder and chase mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Gumshoe Kid: Mannix (1967), Switch (1975), 30 Minutes or Less (2011), Republic of Doyle (2010), Psych (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
 2K
Mannix
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mannix is an American television detective series that ran from 1967 through 1975 on CBS. Created by Richard Levinson and William Link and developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character, Joe Mannix, is a private investigator. He ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: private detective, crime, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, mystery, kidnapping, deadly, law enforcement, detective agency, private investigator, violence ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   82%
 
Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tajima is a private detective in charge of his own company, Detective Bureau 2-3. When warring criminal gangs go overboard by robbing U.S. military munitions, Tajima steps in to stop what the cops can't.
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hidden identity, private detective, fighting crime, working undercover, undercover, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, heist, bug, ex girlfriend ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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System:   89%
    User:   76%
 
 7.2
 321
Switch
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: detective agency, ex-cop, private investigator, partner, sting operation, private detective, father son relationship
Place: los angeles
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System:   87%
    User:   75%
 
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30 Minutes or Less
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, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, heist, bank robbery, crime, buddies, verbal byplay, race against time, unlikely criminals, foul language, dialogue, weed, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   83%
 
Republic of Doyle
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Republic of Doyle is a Canadian comedy-drama television series set in St. John's, Newfoundland which debuted 6 January 2010 on CBC Television. The show stars Seán McGinley and Allan Hawco as Malachy and Jake Doyle, a father and son who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, small town, investigation, family business, crimes, family relations, parents and children, small town life, couples, social relations, private investigator, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
 8.4
 75K
Psych
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, intellectual, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime, private detective, clairvoyant, buddies, police station, investigation, police, partners, best friends, who done it, unconventional method, intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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    User:   50%
 
Secret Agent 00 Soul
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Story: This James Bond spoof sees Billy Dee Williams playing an international agent who quits his job to open a detective agency in the 'hood'.
Style: comic
Plot: detective agency, fast food restaurant, secret service, james bond spoof, spy spoof, spy hero, undercover, playboy, fast food, tuxedo, black man, intelligence agency ...
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System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
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I Follow in My Father's Footsteps
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Plot: restaurant, money, photographer, father son relationship, chef, male nudity, prison, hotel, seduction, female nudity, death of mother, on the road ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
 6.1
 101
Nero
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Right after she moves in with him, Frederico's new girlfriend Francesca sends him back to her former boyfriend's apartment to fetch her something she forgot - but he's surprised to find him lying there - dead. Assuming that Francesca ...
Style: twist ending, dark humor
Plot: mafia, suffocation, throat slitting, strangulation, knife, suicide, violence, murder, suitcase, deception, criminal, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
Remington Steele
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Remington Steele is an American television series co-created by Robert Butler and Michael Gleason. The series, starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan, was produced by MTM Enterprises and first broadcast on the NBC network from 1982 to 1987. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, mystery, verbal byplay, investigation, adventure, dishonesty, partners, workplace, hidden identity, private investigator, reluctant partners, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 5.5
 8K
City Heat
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, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, crime, gangster, buddies, gunfight, parody, chase, organized crime, pornography, master criminal, mob, partners against crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
 6.2
 22K
Mr. Nice Guy
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, kung fu, fight scenes, chases and races, kidnapping, car chase, brutality, revenge, violence, crimes, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, hong kong, usa, new york, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
 6.3
 3K
Dirty Deeds
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1960's Sydney, this is the story of an Australian gangster whose booming business, buoyed by the influx of U.S. soldiers in town for R&R during their tours in Vietnam, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, vietnam war, blind ambition, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: asia, australia, usa, vietnam, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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 5.8
 2K
Hollow Point
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, reluctant partners, special agents, track down, crime, chases and races, crimes, danger, undercover, law enforcement, partners, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
Danger: Diabolik
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One of the great comic book movies of all time from director Mario Bava.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, chase, adventure, murder, on the run, anti hero, police inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
 4.7
 374
Bounty Hunters
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jersey Bellini is a bounty hunter who forms an uneasy partnership with a rival to capture a fugitive. But the hunters soon discover that the crook is also the man the mob most wants dead! Ready to battle anyone in their way, these hard-hitting ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal heroes, on the road, adventure, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gangsters, chase, hostages, on the run, reluctant partners, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
Avenging Angelo
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, hidden identity, romance, unlikely partners, vengeance, dangerous attraction, mafia, bodyguard, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
Soundtrack of Passion
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Vita, an employee of a private spy agency, is handed a case of tapping into and listening to the mysterious life of a new "client". By day, her work on the case seems all the more routine; by night she's involved in a steamy and ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: coincidence, hit and run, wiretap, foreigner, biker, silence, volleyball, gossip, female nudity, paranoia, murder, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   32%
 
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Action Jackson
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, martial arts, car chase, violence, police, master criminal, nightclub, explosions, tough law enforcer, crime, against the rules ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
 6.2
 464
Two Tough Guys
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two botcher killers, Paco and Alex carry out a crime caper. Later on, they are joined by Tatiana - ​a young whore, who shows great love for Alex. In pursuing its objective the losers will face a group of murderers, a butcher with dark business, a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, buddies, crime, gangsters, goofy hero, on the run, kidnapping, tough heroes, danger, deadly, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
 7.2
 462K
21 Jump Street
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, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: working undercover, high school, undercover cop, partners against crime, friendship, police investigation, parody, misfit partners, unlikely friendships, gunfight, foul language, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
 5.9
 1K
Coursier
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From multicultural Paris to designer Paris, Montmartre to the Champs-Elysées, sleazy sidewalks to high-end galleries... Watch out! Sam the courier is a man on a mission! On his scooter, Sam breaks every rule of the road to make good on the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, race against time, life turned upside down, couples, urban, disorder, boss and employee, couple relations, chases and races, workplace, crimes, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
 5.1
 43K
Hot Pursuit
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, funny, exciting, light, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, drug cartel, fugitives, police corruption, odd couple, chase, friendship, escapades, sarcasm, police, disorder, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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Angel's Dance
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young hitman is asked to prove himself by killing an innocent woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: gangsters, hitman, assassination attempt, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, odd couple, relationship vs career, deadly, love and romance, father daughter relationship, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   27%
 
Beverly Hills Cop
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: humorous, clever, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, police, investigation, police investigation, gunfight, car chase, chase, undercover cop, violence, revenge, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
 6.8
 5K
Once a Thief
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John Woo directs this action-packed comedy that stars Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung as a trio of art thieves who grew up together as orphans under the tutelage of a cruel crime boss named Chow (Kenneth Tsang). Although Red Bean ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, gangsters, vengeance, chase, heist, friendship, kung fu, gunfight, violence, brutality, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
Stealing Harvard
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, money, spelling bee, father daughter relationship, buddies, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, road trip, couple relations, nothing goes right, stupidity, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
 5.7
 1K
Hot Tamale
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip to Los Angeles inadvertently leads a young man from Wyoming into a wild maze of psychotic hit-men, racy women, jewel thieves and a salsa band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, best friends, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, kidnapping, hitman, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 

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Big Bad Mama II
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, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal heroes, on the road, cult, bank, crime, gangsters, vengeance, cons and scams, heist, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
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System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
 4.0
 16
Bad Trip
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, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: crimes, crime, electroshock therapy, drug dealer, businessman, skiing, smuggling, crash landing, vomiting, airplane, drug use, disguise ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, british columbia
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System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
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