Movies like The Gumshoe Kid

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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, taking a shower, gypsy, hitman, private investigator, topless, clumsiness, love interest, mafia, uncle nephew relationship, witness, female nudity, car chase, father son relationship, harvard

Most similar movies to The Gumshoe Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and clever films with plots about car chase, chase, crimes, violence, dialogue, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Gumshoe Kid: Double Nickels (1977), 30 Minutes or Less (2011), Up Your Alley (1971), Hollow Point (1996), Beverly Hills Cop (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, accident, highway, scam, speed, police, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, pizza delivery, race against time, kidnapping, verbal byplay, buddies, unlikely criminals, adventure, crime, friends, crimes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Up Your Alley (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Story: The All-Out Sex Comedy Riot!
Plot: mafia, virgin, heist, diamond, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, hitman, master criminal, reluctant partners, special agents, crime, track down, chases and races, crimes, danger, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, exciting, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, murder, car chase, strip club, foot chase, swimming pool, country club, warehouse, maverick cop, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.1
 111
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: yakuza, gangster, female nudity, prostitute, take over, arms deal, martial arts, undercover cop, stripper, strip club, kung fu, attempted rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 34K
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, surprise ending, absurd, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: police corruption, police, buddy cop, male nudity, gunfight, car chase, heist, chase, revenge, corruption, addiction, motorcycle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, marijuana, friendship, witnessing a crime, stupidity, chases and races, bonding, immature, stoner, witness, lollipop, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, bodyguard, mafia, crime, gangsters, hidden identity, romance, unlikely partners, vengeance, dangerous attraction, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.6
 4K
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, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, crimes, mafia, disorder, crime, gangsters, unlikely criminals, danger, deadly, dishonesty, false arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal heroes, on the road, cult, bank, gangsters, crime, vengeance, cons and scams, heist, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 176
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, nun, gun, money, illegal drugs, car chase, sports car, escape, corvette, shooting
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 40K
Keanu (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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, african american, male objectification, parody, hit by a car, brothers, gangsters, gangs, dumb, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: hip hop, drug dealing, crime, rise and fall, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, music, soldier, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 32K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, on the road, drug lord, police, on the run, friendship, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, criminal heroes, buddies, bullet wound, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 321
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: detective agency, ex-cop, private investigator, sting operation, private detective, partner, father son relationship
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 16
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, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: crimes, crime, skiing, smuggling, businessman, drug dealer, vomiting, crash landing, electroshock therapy, disguise, drug use, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 462K
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, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, partners against crime, high school life, party, working undercover, parody, undercover cop, police investigation, misfit partners, friendship, popularity, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, violence, fbi, police investigation, nothing goes right, hidden identity, crime, mystery, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, dark humor, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mafia, hitman, fish out of water, gangsters, murder, comedy of errors, crime, farce, unlikely partners, opposites attract, love affair, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, montreal, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 149K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, police investigation, partners against crime, fbi, drug lord, police, friendship, verbal byplay, chase, sarcasm, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, man dressed as woman, jail, robbery, bank, adventure, criminal heroes, young heroes, bank robbery, car chase, parent child relationship, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghetto, pimp, parody, hip hop, vengeance, rally, militant, crimes, rivalry, society, vigilantism, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.0
 209K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, espionage, female spy, cia, partners, misfit partners, escapades, female agent, disorder, undercover agent, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, langley virginia, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, chase, drug cartel, fugitives, escapades, disorder, stupidity, police, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 306K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, youth, dimwit, friendship, undercover, parody, drug dealing, high school, arrest, verbal byplay, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, adventure, vengeance, street gang, immigrants, tragic hero, contests and competitions, fighting crime, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 28K
K-9 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, police dog, german shepherd, police investigation, odd couple, buddies, crime, police operation, partners, friends, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 16K
The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, elevator, police investigation, hollywood, odd couple, crime, partners against crime, dual identity, identity, undercover agent, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Flim-Flam Man (1967)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mordrcai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the tricks of the trade. Sheriff Slade (Harry Morgan) is in hot ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: chase, prison, sheriff, going straight, friendship, on the road, buddies, cons and scams, deserter, car chase, friends, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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