Movies like Hunting Elephants

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Hunting Elephants (2013)
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Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, suspense, biting
Plot: heist, partners, unlikely criminals, friendship, friends, elderly, disorder, cons and scams, youth, crimes, retirement home, one last job, dishonesty, grandfather grandson relationship, escapades, justice, bank robbery, old man, chess, aging, nursing, teasing, bittersweet, loss of partner, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about crimes, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, heist, unlikely criminals and friends mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Hunting Elephants: Going in Style (1979), Graduation (2007), Where the Money Is (2000), The Hollywood Sign (2001), Now or Never (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, poignant, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: heist, senior citizen, bank robbery, aging, elderly, bittersweet, robbery, caper, mentor, organized crime, race issues, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
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Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: graduation, bank robbery, financial problem, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, friendship, unlikely criminals, youth, buddies, partners, crimes, high school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: humorous, clever, light, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: crimes, robbery, heist, bank robbery, chase, retirement home, aging, elderly, cons and scams, criminal heroes, golden years, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Now or Never (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, exciting
Plot: retirement home life, heist, bank, disorder, friendship, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, elderly, retirement, retirement home, vengeance, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: heist, friendship, partners, crimes, buddies, disorder, cons and scams, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, undercover, police officer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, light, witty ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime gone awry, crimes, nothing goes right, friendship, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, runaway ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, manipulation, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, dark humor, winter, cold, insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 819
Gravity (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of a seemingly settled bank employee who breaks the shackles of his everyday life and becomes a wanderer between worlds. Frederik is an up-and-coming young bank employee who lives an ordinary life. When a bank customer, whom Frederik has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, unlikely criminals, buddies, heist, disorder, life turned upside down, criminal heroes, partners, dishonesty, dark humor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Robot & Frank (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown ...
Style: touching, clever, twists and turns, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: robot, thief, friendship, aging, artificial intelligence, heist, androids and robots, unlikely criminals, technology, nursing, family relations, one last job ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, cons and scams, nightclub, clubbing, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At long last, Madea returns to the big screen in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA GOES TO JAIL. This time America's favorite irreverent, pistol-packin' grandmomma is raising hell behind bars and lobbying for her freedom...Hallelujer!
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: prison, confined, prison life, farce, criminal, elderly, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship, fish out of water, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Bill Collector (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Uncle Frankie (Danny Trejo) is not the kind of guy you want to meet in a dark alley. Especially when you owe him money and have been giving him the slip for a few years. Such is the fate of Lorenzo Adams (Gary Moore), a top bill collector at Lump ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, captivating, tense ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, workplace situations, workplace, dishonesty, race against time, loan shark, fired from the job, office, debt collector, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
Style: humorous, stylized, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: crimes, heist, farce, blackmail, mind game, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, rivalry, robbery, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, los angeles, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: friends, friendship, partners, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, disorder, couples, infidelity, self discovery, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, funny, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, robbery, theft, dark humor, thief, sibling relationship, self discovery, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners in crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
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99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: chase, gambling, gangsters, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, cons and scams, heist, crime boss, caper, cricket the game, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light, exciting ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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Story: A young boy is bored spending time with his dull grandma until he discovers she's an international Jewel thief.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quite a bit can happen over the course of a single day in L.A., and when smooth-talking scam artist Johnny decides to throw a bachelor party for his best friend Bill the events of the day take a bizarre turn. As the festivities get underway, the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, realistic, light ...
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Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, melancholic, funny, semi serious, feel good ...
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