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Special Delivery (1976)
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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 forced to dump the stolen cash into a mailbox, which he then finds is locked until midnight, forcing him to wait until the mailman makes his late night pickup. As he waits, he discovers that his hiding place has been observed by several other people, all of whom want a share of the loot.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, mailbox, gangsters, crimes, romance, performer's life, crime, chase, unemployment, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, caper, fight, money, hippie, drug dealer, bartender, banker ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Special Delivery

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about crimes, heist, crime, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Special Delivery: Hold-Up (1985), Silver Bears (1977), Bank Shot (1974), The Hollywood Sign (2001), Little Cigars (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, misfit partners, disorder, partners, criminal heroes, chase, nothing goes right, on the run, ex convict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 897
Silver Bears (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: bank, forgery, crime, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, prodigy, crimes, criminal heroes, hidden identity, hitman, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 950
Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, gang, chase, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime, golf, disorder, showbiz, bank, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, elderly, crime, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.3
 216
Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, showbiz, hollywood, disorder, love and romance, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 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: criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, heist, gangsters, nothing goes right, partners, on the run, crimes, crime, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami beach, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, disorder, partners, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, track down, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 1K
Slither (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While searching for a small fortune of embezzled money, an ex-con, a small-time bandleader, his doting wife and a kooky drifter find themselves being followed. Their chase takes them to trailer camps, bingo halls, laundromats and ultimately, a ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: heist, diner, on the run, chase, criminal heroes, going straight, disorder, cons and scams, on the road, dishonesty, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, nothing goes right, journalism, master criminal, crime, crimes, misfit partners, odd couple, dishonesty, crime gone awry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, bankruptcy, cons and scams, couple relations, romance, couples, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states, the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, society, crimes, buddies, love and romance, contests and competitions, partners, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, friendship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 2K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: offbeat, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug smuggling, crimes, partners, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, fugitives, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.6
 100
Bank Roll (2012)
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, light, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, stalking, on the run, caper, underground, danger, friendship, destiny, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rivalry, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, vengeance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, cons and scams, partners, crime, crimes, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, chases and races, confined, goofy hero, gang, criminal heroes, master criminal, rescue, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Let's Rob the Bank (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shopkeeper Victor Garnier has naively invested his family's life savings in an African mine, on his banker's recommendation. When the mine is nationalized, rendering the stock worthless, he considers himself shamelessly robbed by the bank; ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, parody
Plot: bank, tunnel, heist, cons and scams, disorder, storage unit, dishonesty, dancer's life, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Doberman Gang (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a failed bank robbery, an ex-con, an ex-waitress and a few of their friends train a pack of doberman dogs to rob a bank for them.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: doberman, bank, heist, bank robbery, dog, cons and scams, train, graphic violence, disorder, animal life, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.8
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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, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, friends, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Rob a Bank (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and a bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the intense situation.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, betrayal, chase, partners, criminal heroes, master criminal, nothing goes right, law enforcement, bank ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 386
Framed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: frame up, forgery, partners, unlikely criminals, crime, graphic violence, performer's life, heist, cons and scams, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 940
Bunny O'Hare (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Bette Davis handles the title role in this highly offbeat crime comedy about two aging hippies who elect to rob a bank to restore Bunny O'Hare's financial affairs after she's been unjustly evicted and rendered homeless. When that ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: widow, bank robbery, heist, child as adult, mistaken identity, bank, eviction, estrangement, hostage, cons and scams, romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new mexico, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Secret Cache (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sakiko, a young bank teller, has an unhealthy obsession with money. Thieves hold up the bank, kidnapping Sakiko in the process, but eventually crash their car, resulting in a suitcase stuffed with cash falling into a nearby river. For the remainder ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, kidnapping, stash, cave, graphic violence, gambling, cons and scams, destiny, farce, obsession, bank, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)
Genre: Crime, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Johnny Destiny burns into Las Vegas in his hot Plymouth RoadRunner, stopping only to pick up a stranger stranded in the desert. But then, things aren't always as they seem. Anything can happen in that town of many possibilities...especially ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, desert, expectant father, destiny, crimes, romance, crime gone awry, crime, criminal heroes, partners, gang, on the run ...
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 6K
Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
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, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, friends, crime gone awry, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, small town, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime, explorer, gang, chemistry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
We're Talkin' Serious Money (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple of bumbling con men go on the lam when they can't repay a loan from the mob.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: bandit, sting operation, scam, politician, mafia, crime, betrayal, on the run, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: cons and scams, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, wooing, bank, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, babies and infants, crimes, crime, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 782
In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 2K
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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, high school, cons and scams, high school life, teenage life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%