Movies like It's Only Money

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It's Only Money (1962)
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It's Only Money (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family portraits look like him. Surely..no..he can't be...can he ?
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: butler, heir, investigation, legal action, crimes, prodigy, mystery, missing person, private detective, manipulation, femme fatale, disorder, adult virgin, silly humor, farce, estate, amateur detective, dishonesty, golden years, cons and scams, inheritance, television, pigeon, fish, orphanage ...
Time: 60s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, mystery, investigation, disorder, deadly and murder mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like It's Only Money: Pure Luck (1991), Loser Takes All! (2003), The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992), The Notorious Landlady (1962), The Man from the Diners' Club (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pure Luck (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, persuades her father to send to Mexico one of his employees, an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, light ...
Audience: kids, date night, teens
Plot: farce, luck, missing person, amnesia, utopia, solitude, desert, alternate reality, clones, disaster, mysticism, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Loser Takes All! (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed. Is a he genius or a con man? Angèle, the head of the the government's bureau, is determined to entrap ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous
Plot: cons and scams, lottery, gambling, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, prodigy, police, gambler, mathematics, lottery winner, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't ...
Style: sexy, humorous, parody, twists and turns, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, small town, gangsters, loneliness, adaptation, runaway, lawyer, stereotypes, vengeance, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Notorious Landlady (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.
Style: realistic, semi serious, mind bending, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: attempted murder, diplomat, landlady, murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, chase, legal investigation, mystery, legal action, legal, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Man from the Diners' Club (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mobster Foots Pulardos, who operates a health gym as a front, plans to flee to Mexico to evade government tax officials. His girl friend, Sugar Pye, suggests that he first arrange for the cremation of a man having his own peculiar identifying ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, retro
Plot: gangsters, chase, crimes, dishonesty, goofy hero, disorder, comedy of errors, cons and scams, farce, promotion, attempted murder, traffic ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.5
 633
Rock Slyde (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Between trying to get Judy Bee (Elaine Hendrix) back and tracking down a sexy client's stalker, droll Det. Rock Slyde (Patrick Warburton) has his hands full in this comedy that also stars Rena Sofer and includes cameos by Jason Alexander, Brian ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, disorder, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, riddles and clues, religious cult, mind control, satire, sexual content, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: con men, con artists, dishonesty, cons and scams, nothing goes right, escapades, down on your luck, crimes, road not taken, blind ambition, disorder, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police officer, charlie chan, murder, who done it, uninhibited rivalry, law enforcement, private detective, crimes, investigation, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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This Girl for Hire (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this pilot for a proposed TV series, B.T. Brady is a flippant, but somewhat klutzy female private detective in Hollywood who sets out to solve the murder of a obnoxious mystery writer. Along the way, Brady gets help from her flamboyant mother ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: private investigator, murder, hollywood, showbiz, store, filmmaking, private detective, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, rise to the top, family relations, parents and children, wooing, workplace, goofy hero, disorder, mistaken identity, store, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Love at Large (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, private investigator, nightclub, mistaken identity, jealousy, manipulation, investigation, hidden identity, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Right after Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California, in 1955, a toy salesman in town for a convention brings his wife with him so they can both go to Disneyland. They stay at a rundown place called the Sunset Motel nearby. Soon the wife is having an ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: blackmail, manipulation, femme fatale, infidelity, hotel, dangerous attraction, who done it, murder, sexual relations, memory loss, cons and scams, couple relations ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Beresfords investigate mysterious deaths at an old people's home.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, surreal, talky ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, amateur sleuth, retirement home, amateur detective, couple relations, who done it, odd couple, crimes, empire, cemetery, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Style: humorous, absurd, light, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, justice, investigation, disappearance, stupidity, father daughter relationship, multiple storylines, dysfunctional family, family business, cons and scams, fool ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
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Clean Slate (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Pogue is a private eye with a problem: every morning when he wakes up, he has total amnesia, waking up with a 'blank slate'. Since he is in the middle of a hot investigation and has a developing romance, this is less than convenient.
Style: humorous, entertaining, witty, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: private detective, amnesia, memory loss, gangsters, betrayal, justice, brutality, partners, goofy hero, law enforcement, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california, santa monica california, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Once Upon a Crime... (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On their way to Monte Carlo, Monaco, Marilyn and her husband, Neil, meet several other married couples, including Julian and Phoebe, who are traveling with a lost dog they plan to return to its wealthy owner for a large reward. But, when the ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: murder, gambling, investigation, mystery, lost dog, dog, casino, maid, gambling addiction, butler, dachshund, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, monte carlo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 338
The Wonders (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Avi Nesher's new film tracks the complex relationship between a Jerusalem Graffiti artist and a mysterious modern day prophet who is imprisoned in an abandoned apartment across the Artist's window.
Style: surreal, semi serious, atmospheric, witty, humorous ...
Plot: amateur detective, lifestyle, mysterious character, investigation, mystery, society, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, supernatural power, hidden camera, rabbi, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Rogue's Gallery (1968)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A private eye gets in trouble when he tries to help a woman in distress.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Plot: private detective, private investigator, missing person, murder, heroes, intrigue, dishonesty, crimes, protagonist as suspect, mystery, femme fatale, suicidal tendency ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Honey Pot (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: greed, murder, inheritance, pretense, dark humor, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, farce, cons and scams, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, france, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 245
Scandalous (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An investigative reporter following an espionage story goes to London and gets involved with murder, scam artists and rock concerts.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, witty
Plot: murder, reporter, scam, conspiracy, scoop, espionage, media, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, journalism, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his features altered to look exactly like his idol. He then opens up a ...
Style: neo noir, cynical, realistic, parody, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, hollywood, private investigator, plastic surgery, murder, disorder, couples, power relations, boss and employee, who done it, dangerous attraction, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 758
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: infidelity, introspection, moral dilemma, femme fatale, manipulation, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 443
Careless (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, obsession, best friends, stalking, partners, romance, unlikely criminals, mystery, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.4
 516
The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, fish out of water, crimes, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster, found footage, whodunit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 216
Finding Kelly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The surprisingly intricate, nimble plot is about a couple of kids who play amateur detectives one summer in the hopes of collecting a $5,000 reward offered to anyone able to find a missing 17 year old girl. The girl and boy are best friends who have ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, young heroes, uncover truth, youth, heroes, buddies, mystery, missing child, crimes, investigation, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator (James Cromwell), who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: murder, film critic, private detective, investigation, blackmail, courtroom, hollywood, dangerous attraction, who done it, law enforcement, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Boeing, Boeing (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stewardess, womanizer, american abroad, pilot, newspaper man, love, aviation, airline, romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, terrorism ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 780
Peeper (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.
Style: neo noir, parody, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, missing person, adoption, private investigator, cruise ship, hitman, femme fatale, englishman abroad, breaking the fourth wall, mysticism, mystery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 456
Too Much Sun (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A multimillionaire, whose son is gay and daughter a lesbian, leaves a will with one clause: His children will inherit his money only if at least one of them produces him a grandchild within a year of his death.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: son, lgbtq, murder, clergy, dishonesty, femme fatale, investigation, crimes, hidden identity, intrigue, gays and lesbians, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.
Style: funny, atmospheric, witty, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, investigation, farce, crimes, mystery, who done it, female nudity, whodunit, inspector, comic hero, brutality, camp ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%