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How to Dupe a Lawyer (1980)
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How to Dupe a Lawyer (1980)
Original name: Jak napálit advokáta
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Attorney Horic is a specialist for cases connected with motoring. He approaches to his work unconventionally, he does not hesitate to search for evidence right in the terrain and he is willing to take various risks.
Plot: legal, lawyer, attorney, police officer, fishing, photographer, doctor, restaurant, judge, cabaret, stuntman, car accident, secretary, auto mechanic, blackmail, father son relationship, female judge, older man younger woman relationship, hitchhiking, hitchhiker, auto repair, acrobat, blackmailer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car ...

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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 police officer, murder, arrest, crimes, blackmail, husband wife relationship and car mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like How to Dupe a Lawyer: The Rabbit Case (1980), My Cousin Vinny (1992), A Ghost of a Chance (2011), A Girl Fit to Be Killed (1976), Poor White Trash (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Rabbit Case (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In an unusual, apolitical approach, director Jaromil Jires has fashioned a standard drama that features an older lawyer with failing health who goes to practice in the countryside. His series of odd court cases reveals more about the human condition ...
Plot: legal, restaurant, doctor, judge, husband wife relationship, czech village, manipulative person, assassination attempt, hairdresser, attorney, infertility, arrest ...
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95%
 7.6
 126K
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, court, small town, legal, justice, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, jail, cousin cousin relationship, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: alabama, new york, new jersey, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Ghost of a Chance (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Defence lawyer Emi is assigned to a particularly unusual case: a man is suspected of murdering his wealthy wife, and his only alibi is a 421-year old ghost, Rokubei. At first Emi is hesitant, but when she pursues her lead she is visited by the ghost ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder, breakup, explorer, courtroom, lawyer, asian woman, japanese history, judge, criminal, japanese woman, court, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Girl Fit to Be Killed (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The waitress Gita from the hotel "Bobí vrch" approaches her lover who has not left his wife yet and gives him an ultimatum: if he does not do all according to her wish, she will announce to the police his machinations with foreign ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: food, cooking, missing friend, police investigator, hotel receptionist, estranged daughter, secretly observing, private investigation, mountain resort, roommate, boyfriend girlfriend conflict, platonic ...
Place: central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Poor White Trash (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike and Lenny are two buddies who dream of getting out of the trailer park. Out of desperation they resort to burglary as a means of financing Mike's college education. Their dream is jeopardized one summer day when their ploy to shoplift Near ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, ambition, crimes, parents and children, disorder, youth, teenage life, single parent, small town, fight, manipulation ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rac kvelaze dzalian gikvars (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Georgia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young married couple loses their year-old son Saba in a shopping center. Lasha and Tekla together with their friends begin to look for the kid in the festive and cheerful atmosphere.
Plot: father in law, new year's eve, car, son in law, mother in law, daughter in law, supermarket, arrest, daughter, police officer, gay, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hubert the Smart Boy (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Titulní hrdina komediálního filmu je typický žižkovský frajer. S chytrostí a šarmem si vyřizuje otevřené účty s policejním inspektorem Mourkem, který ho chce stůj co stůj dostat do kriminálu. Jenže Fešák Hubert unikne z každé ...
Plot: arrest, female voyeur, elderly man, pawnshop, noblewoman, drunkenness, arrested, german, secretly observing, manipulation, police officer, deafness ...
Time: 1920s
Place: central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Fuks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two broken, police, destruction of property by arson with an explosive charge, stealing a car. Not bad for one night! Such is the balance of Alex's eighteenth birthday - the main hero of the film.
Style: clever
Plot: sexual attraction, businessman, investigator, car theft, eavesdropping, secretary, teenager, robbery, revenge, deception, swindle, theft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Devilish Honeymoon (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Black comedy about a genius inventor and two young, smart and beautiful women. Both of them putting all their effort into getting the one man. This will inevitable lead to all sorts of mischief, crime and even a murder. This murder-comedy, shot at ...
Style: psychotronic, neo noir, cult film
Plot: female blackmailer, coworker relationship, police, female rivalry, co worker co worker relationship, assassination attempt, police officer, jail cell, house fire, husband wife relationship, wedding, rivalry ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Absolutely Grounded (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two very different people, in a hurry for two very different reasons, are thrown together when all flights are grounded by a volcanic eruption. As they learn each other's secrets and encounter some of the idiosyncratic locals, they must find a ...
Plot: travel, gay, infidelity, car, restaurant, blackmail, volcano, hotel, hitchhiking, revenge, flashing
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Fork in the Road (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: on the run, murder, kidnapping, convict, escape, odd couple, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, confined, missing person, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Juego peligroso (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two stories set in Río de Janeiro. The first one (HO) is about a man who picks up a couple of newlyweds on the highway to Río. The couple's car is wrecked and the man offers his help to take the bride to their honeymoon bungalow. Everything ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: black widow, murder, newlywed, dead woman, blackmail, poison, boat, car accident, lovers, blonde, stockings, high heels
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Father Son Therapy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop and his son have to put away their differences while undercover on a therapeutic trip.
Style: semi serious, feel good, captivating, entertaining, satirical
Plot: father son relationship, parents and children, father and son, uncover truth, fighting crime, sleuth, partners against crime, police officer, police investigation, teamwork, crime investigation, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lone Star State of Mind (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Earl and Baby, two young lovers with a plan to escape their small Texas town. But when Baby's dim-witted cousin Junior gets tangled up in a whole heap of trouble, Earl has just 48 hours to save the day, rescue Junior and keep his promise to get ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: stupidity, debt, misfit, partners, crimes, babies and infants, friends, heist, small town life, male female relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, las vegas, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 35K
Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Style: witty, light, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, serial killer, family relations, insanity, village, family problems, family values, clergy, dysfunctional family, small town, religion, lust ...
Time: 1930s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Winter Potato Dumplings (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Crime comedy set in a village somewhere in Bavaria, centering around a village policeman's attempt to solve a murder case, his chaotic private life and the dysfunctional relationship with his wacky father.
Style: captivating, funny, humorous, light
Plot: dysfunctional family, father son relationship, police officer, police, private detective, characters killed one by one, friendship between men, private investigation, family relations, small town life, riddles and clues, male protagonist ...
Place: bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Glaring Emission (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian Torro (Sean Dennison) has built his career -- and his sizable fortune -- on his ability to make people believe anything. When a client (Joe Reed) uncovers his ruse by chance and tries to blackmail him for 50 million euros, Torro's only ...
Plot: global warming, blackmail
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Nero (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Right after she moves in with him, Frederico's new girlfriend Francesca sends him back to her former boyfriend's apartment to fetch her something she forgot - but he's surprised to find him lying there - dead. Assuming that Francesca ...
Style: neo noir, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: domineering girlfriend, strangled to death, flashback, father son relationship, police, neighbor, dog, lie, bossy woman, mafioso, irony of fate, private investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 2K
Courted (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a feared judge of the French court, Xavier Racine, encounters a French-Danish juror, Ditte Lorensen-Coteret, at a murder trial, their shared past is slowly uncovered.
Style: light, captivating, humorous, sincere
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, jury, court, judge, justice, testimony, verdict, love and romance, crimes, couples, transformation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, witty, sexy ...
Plot: heist, screwball, zoophilia, con artists, jewelry, dark humor, satire, betrayal, hitman, crimes, american abroad, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, california, europe, britain, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Illegally Yours (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Called up for jury duty, Richard Dice finds his first crush and only real, but unrequited love, on trial for murder. Richard desperately tries to prove Mollys innocence while untangling a complicated web of murder, blackmail and perjury, and still ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: murder, jury, lawyer, crush, couples, power relations, screwball, legal, protagonist as suspect, heroes, legal investigation, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 117
Brooklyn Story (1992)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The sequel to a popular teenage crime comedy Kamarád do deste (1988). The same tandem of friends (Lukás Vaculík and Sagvan Tofi) now operates disco 'Brooklyn'. The crook they cleverly put behind bars (Karel Augusta) is ...
Plot: nightclub, jail cell, death by overdose, coworker relationship, fan, friend, friendship, police, father daughter relationship, elevator, revenge, friendship between men ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Terminal Exposure (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two beach combing-shutterbugs accidentally capture a murder on film. Now detectives, the boys set out to capture a murderess shot only from behind, with a rose tattoo on her behind. Fun in the sun turns dangerous when they end up shooting bullets ...
Style: neo noir, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, murder, van, tattoo, mirror, lapd, jet ski, skateboard, money, witness, brother brother relationship, female nudity ...
Place: las vegas, california, venice beach california, venice california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 18K
The Big Bounce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischievous, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.
Style: humorous, intense, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: robbery, skinny dipping, blackmail, mentor, adventure, judge, deception, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal, erotica, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 129
Doubles (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Comedy tells the story of two men who are much alike but their temperament and life story are as different as day and night. They have never seen each other, they have no idea about each other's mutual existence and it would remain like that if ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, intense
Plot: robbery, mafia, criminal, teenager, missing person, teenage girl, friendship, bossy wife, police officer, stolen painting, father daughter relationship, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.3
 159
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: nude model, sex show, private investigator, woman urinating, dream, art theft, it was all a dream, murder, smuggling, blackmail, threesome, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 126K
Twins (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and is somewhat smaller in stature. Vincent is placed in an orphanage ...
Style: funny, humorous, road movie, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: road trip, twins, adventure, fish out of water, partners, family relations, on the road, brothers, culture clash, brother brother relationship, buddy, long lost brother ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles, austin texas, texas, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 11K
Lammbock (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stefan and Kai have good going business, self-grown cannabis screened as pizza delivering service. For now they only have to deal with plant-louses.
Style: humorous, funny, light, talky, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, drug dealing, stoners, undercover cop, crimes, adolescence, friendship, loneliness, undercover agent, delivery, small town life, incest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, tokyo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 16K
Mafia! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, farce, father son relationship, casino, nothing goes right, stupidity, multiple storylines, dumb, satire, justice, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, year 1933, year 1967, year 1938
Place: las vegas, italy, sicily, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Manson, My Name Is Evil (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: promiscuous daughter, casual sex, cheerleader, courtroom drama, murder, jury, courtroom, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, crimes, assassination, gang ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%