Movies like The Stoolie

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The Stoolie (1972)
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The Stoolie (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Roger Pitman is a petty thief who makes a deal with the police to use bait money to trap other criminals. But when he gets the cash, Roger can't resist the temptation and steals part of it. He runs off to Miami Beach, but now lives in fear of the crooks that he set up as well as the police.
Style: slang
Plot: con artists, hotel, truck driver, banker, sheriff, nightclub, hijacker, swimming pool, jeweler, runaway, jealous boyfriend, cigarette smoking, beach resort, gas station, police detective, hustler, police chief, chief of police, nightclub singer, yiddish, gun store
Time: 70s
Place: florida, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, con artists, disorder, gangsters, runaway, vengeance and crime mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like The Stoolie: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Red Silk (1999), Sitting Ducks (1980), Penelope (1966), Gone Fishin' (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: twists and turns, clever, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: farce, con artists, cons and scams, bet, manipulations, high society, rivalry, roulette, competition, casino, paralysis, wheelchair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, southern france, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 113
Red Silk (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jess Francos own remake of his 1969 picture "Sadisterotica" aka "Rote Lippen" aka "Der Wolf - Horror pervers".
Plot: smuggling, urination, nude sunbathing, photographer, murder, prostitution, male nudity, threesome, pistol, art theft, erotica, it was all a dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.2
 184
Sitting Ducks (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, heist, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, nothing goes right, partners, on the run, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami beach, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.3
 2K
Penelope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When James met Penelope at a club, it took all of three weeks before they were married. But after the marriage, other women became attracted to James and he kept getting promoted, which took him away from Penelope. So Penelope puts on a disguise and ...
Plot: disguise, kleptomaniac, club, spouse, con artists, large breasts, store, big breasts, neglected wife, held at gunpoint, cleavage, blackmail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 4.8
 10K
Gone Fishin' (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the road, boat, swamp, buddies, friendship, fishing, adventure, partners, crimes, silly humor, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, everglades, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.4
 4K
Another You (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: duo, sanitarium, con artists, odd couple, femme fatale, nothing goes right, partners, manipulation, power relations, friends, disorder, forgery ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.6
 30
The Stick Up (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Duke Turnbeau (David Soul) has come to England, in the 1930s, as a way to improve his fortunes. For some reason, he believes that his larcenous ways will bring him prosperity in the country which at one time or another has had rulership over a large ...
Plot: juggler, con artists, mud wrestling, carnival, fortune
Time: year 1935, 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.9
 2K
The Sting II (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hooker and Gondorf pull a con on Macalinski, an especially nasty mob boss with the help of Veronica, a new grifter. They convince this new victim that Hooker is a somewhat dull boxer who is tired of taking dives for Gondorf. There is a ringer. ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gangsters, con artists, boxer, ex convict, roller coaster, crimes, crime, cons and scams, gambling, friends, mob boss, vengeance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 80s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 50K
The Hustle (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, compete to swindle a naïve tech prodigy out of his fortune. A remake of the 1988 comedy "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: deception, con woman, con artists, perfect crime, partners, competition, cheating, girlfriend, bet, overweight woman, escapades, partners in crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south of france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 5K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, vengeance, rivalry, partners, disorder, dark humor, human nature, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 102K
I Care a Lot (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: con artists, con woman, guardian, cheating, female protagonist, deception, escapades, perfect crime, mafioso, mother son relationship, mental institution, lesbian relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Piece of the Action (1977)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: How does retired cop Joshua Burke (James Earl Jones) get two career criminals, Manny Durrell (Sidney Poitier) and Dave Anderson (Bill Cosby), to follow the straight and narrow? Con them into helping juvenile delinquents turn over a new leaf. But ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: disco, ghetto, criminal heroes, odd couple, crime, city life, cons and scams, vengeance, law enforcement, partners, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, year 1975
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Special Delivery (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery, making their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police are quickly called in, however, and only one of the robbers, Murdock, makes a clean getaway. Unfortunately, in order to do so, he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, mailbox, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, gangsters, chase, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 141K
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, undercover, cocaine, police investigation, drug lord, police detective, buddy cop, police officer, crimes, fighting crime, chases and races, misfit partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 52K
Heartbreakers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: light, funny, humorous, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, manipulation, one last job, fall in love, dishonesty, cheating, manipulations, parents and children, female criminal, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cops and Robbers (1973)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two disillusioned New York policemen plan a $10 million robbery to fuel their low pensions, only to run into one debacle after another in the process.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, chase, heist, police officer, mafia, crimes, innocence lost, cons and scams, police corruption, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: thief, vengeance, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder, criminal's revenge, robbery, ring, businessman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 2K
Zimmer Feri (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The 50 years old Ferenc rents an apartment on the Balaton beach, but it has a lot of debt on it. His plan is to make it profitable.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family business, summer, hotel, silly humor, family relations, disorder, workplace, nothing goes right, tourist, con artists, guest house, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, parody, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, couple relations, comedy of errors, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 3K
Feds (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fbi, odd couple, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, police detective, friendship, strong female character, female protagonist, academy, unlikely friendships, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of ...
Style: realistic, political comedy, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, terminal illness, greed, political corruption, dishonesty, rise to the top, human spirit, fall in love, cons and scams, switching roles, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bending The Rules (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Detective Nick Blades is a New Orleans cop on trial for corruption. Assistant District Attorney Theo Gold is the man in charge of putting him behind bars. When these two unlikely partners from opposite sides of the law stumble onto a criminal plot, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, law enforcement, partners, unlikely partners, dishonesty, attempted murder, danger, luck, patience, court, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who ...
Style: parody, absurd, slang, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, dumb, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Female Trouble (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is raped, becomes a single ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, humorous, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquent, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitchhiker, electric chair, hitchhiking, acid, physical appearance, gay, crimes, crime, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series.
Style: parody, realistic, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, incompetent police, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, save the day, buddies, disorder, terrorist, father son relationship, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, usa, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 18K
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
Style: realistic, cynical, tricky, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, profanity, crime gone awry, cons and scams, hostages, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, ransom demand, adultery ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: usa, detroit, bahamas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 176
Fake-Out (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gangster's girlfriend hangs out in a Las Vegas hotel with her cop protectors while she waits to testify.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: stripper, nightclub, nightclub singer, witness, hotel, police protection, car, gangsters, male female relationship, prison, police, gangster ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 19K
The Freshman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling ...
Style: parody, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, extinction, taxi driver, college, fish out of water, menu, godfather, affection, dinner, crime, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 4K
Burn (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lonely, unstable gas station attendant Melinda is tired of being overshadowed by her more confident, outgoing co-worker Sheila. When the gas station is held up at gunpoint by Billy, a desperate man in need of quick cash, Melinda finds an opportunity ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: gas station, robbery, manipulation, danger, thief, escapades, disorder, loneliness, money, gang, adaptation, runaway ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 1K
Bullseye! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Roger Moore and Sally Kirkland star as three of the most unlikely rogues to ever score a heist. Hidden away in a vault is a fortune in diamonds, payment for a secret formula two government scientists have unscrupulously sold to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, mistaken identity, cons and scams, disorder, undercover, intrigue, dishonesty, chases and races, goofy hero, nothing goes right, experiment ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%