Movies like The Gumshoe Kid

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The Gumshoe Kid (1990)
 5.4
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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, female nudity and gunfight mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Gumshoe Kid: Shaft (2019), Keanu (2016), Future Zone (1990), A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994), Miss & Mrs. Cops (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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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, investigation, fbi, grandfather, african american, revenge, sexual humor, martial arts, chase ...
Time: 90s, year 2014, 80s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 45K
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, gun fight, strip club, gangsters, gangs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 3.7
 431
Future Zone (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sequel to 'Future Force' has John Tucker's son traveling back in time 30 years to save his father from being killed by thugs he is currently pursuing back in 1990.
Plot: bounty hunter, violence, street shootout, explosion, time travel, gang, gunfight, father son relationship, car chase, fistfight, time portal, time paradox ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, undercover, investigation, crimes, master criminal, hidden identity, injustice, disorder, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, entertaining, light, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police, female partner, crimes, misfit partners, reluctant partners, partners against crime, partners, murder, woman, private detective, investigation, initially antagonists ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: private detective, gangsters, photographer, brothel, crime, crimes, mystery, partners against crime, police detective, reluctant partners, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.4
 106
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, speed, scam, police, highway, accident, chase, pinball, car theft, beer, cigar smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, mafia, crimes, dishonesty, crime, danger, deadly, gangsters, unlikely criminals, polish, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Up Your Alley (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The All-Out Sex Comedy Riot!
Plot: motor scooter, mafia, heist, virgin, female nudity, sex, diamond, exploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: race against time, profanity, buddies, crime, escapades, crimes, kidnapping, heist, threat, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), pizzeria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 629
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: semi serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, adoption, missing person, crimes, mystery, deadly, parody, office, cruise ship, cabaret, stand up comedian ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, espionage, undercover, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, race against time, crime, chase, crimes, special agents, track down ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, not serious, realistic, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, chases and races, escapades, partners, buddies, rivalry, race against time, disorder, cross country, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 359
Switch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, private detective, father son relationship, sting operation, partner
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 273K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous, buddy movie ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, pornography, father daughter relationship, party, alcoholic, single father, corruption, murder, investigation, neo noir, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 116
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: female nudity, strip club, prostitute, attempted rape, sexploitation, gangsters, gangster, arms deal, kung fu, undercover cop, yakuza, stripper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, serious, rough, surprise ending
Plot: crime, crimes, affair, drug dealer, torture, mafia, smuggling, vomiting, crash landing, skiing, businessman, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, heist, on the run, crimes, crime, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, partners, master criminal, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: offbeat, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nightclub, on the run, gangsters, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), partners, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, deadly, chases and races, dancer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, neo screwball comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, mafia, hidden identity, vengeance, bodyguard, parents and children, dangerous attraction, crime, love and romance, crimes, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitman, police, police investigation, buddies, chases and races, partners against crime, chase, law enforcement, master criminal, crime, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dangerous Passion (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: sex scene, domestic violence, husband wife relationship, political corruption, assassin, gangster, shotgun, home invasion, female nudity, neo noir, gangsters, blackmail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, opposites attract, unlikely partners, love affair, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.5
 650
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, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, unlikely partners, partners, danger, fugitives, save the day, obsessive quest, memory loss, hostage, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 48K
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: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the run, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, policewoman, chase, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, stoner, stupidity, witnessing a crime, buddies, on the run, nothing goes right, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, campaign, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), cons and scams, on the road, political corruption, kidnapping, deadly, rivalry, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.6
 276
Cemetery High (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of High School girls with guns go on a killing spree. They are intent on ridding the world of scummy men.
Style: horror spoof
Plot: revenge, high school, held at gunpoint, crime lord, gun, vigilantism, villain, shot to death, gunfight, murder, killing spree, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, storytelling, assassin, lone hero, assassins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 42K
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, surveillance, false identity, fbi agent, arrest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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