Movies like The House 2017

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The House (2017)
 5.6
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The House (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to afford. With the help of their friend and neighbor Frank also in need of a major payday they decide to open an illegal casino in his suburban house, risking everything together on a Vegas-style bacchanal where money flows, inhibitions are checked at the door, and all bets are off.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, light, feel good, captivating, absurd
Plot: casino, neighbor, middle class, college, gambling, bet, farce, gambler, betting, money, violence, marijuana, warner bros, gun, divorce, hallucination, suburbs, swimming pool, women fight, blood, corrupt official, mob boss, strip club, fictional city, insult ...
Place: las vegas

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Most similar movies to The House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and light films with plots about disorder, crimes, chase, dialogue, farce, mentor and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The House: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Underbelly Blues (2011), Get Hard (2015), Mafia! (1998), The World Is Yours (2018). 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%
Underbelly Blues (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uforic, a cowardly gangster rapper, hitches a ride with York, a redneck who takes him out to the desert to execute him for fun. But before York is able to pull the trigger, Uforic tells him about a secret transaction involving a mysterious briefcase ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, exciting
Plot: hitman, heist, gangsters, money, black american, urban setting, murder, hillbilly, fbi agent, police, rapper, briefcase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Get Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, absurd, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, teaching the ways of the world, prison, false accusation, training, life turned upside down, misfit, prison life, fish out of water, power relations, gang, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.6
 15K
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, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, mafia, gangsters, nothing goes right, goofy hero, wedding, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, stupidity, dumb, multiple storylines, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, year 1933, year 1938, year 1967
Place: las vegas, sicily, italy, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The World Is Yours (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To escape his life of crime, a Paris drug dealer takes on one last job involving Spain, unhinged gangsters, his longtime crush and his scheming mother.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, light
Plot: heist, gambling, drugs, gang, drug dealer, money, crimes, family relations, danger, rivalry, society, drug addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
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Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Grilled (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two meat salesmen (Romano, James) will stop at nothing to get a sale.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, hitman, workplace situations, farce, friendship, buddies, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, falling in love, fall in love, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Splitting Heirs (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, inheritance, switching roles, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, lawyer, incest, british, indians, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s, 80s
Place: england, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: funny, not serious, entertaining, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, fraternity, stupidity, neighbor neighbor relationship, rivalry, plan gone awry, drugs/alcohol, friends, party, friendship, manipulation, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, 1930s, 80s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Con Is On (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flees to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.
Style: absurd, humorous, entertaining
Plot: heist, cons and scams, jewel theft, gambling, husband wife relationship, dark humor, family, crime gone awry, partners, planning, farce, drugs/alcohol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Go (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.
Style: humorous, non-linear, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rave, disorder, nothing goes right, clubbing, drug dealing, crimes, multiple storylines, bad trip, ecstasy, dark humor, drug use, plan gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, crime gone awry, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, friends, small town, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Venus & Vegas (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When three Vegas buddies attempt the score of a lifetime, they have to walk a fine line between their girlfriends who want their heads, and the mobsters who want them dead.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, buddies, couple relations, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, danger, profanity, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rebels (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sandra, a young woman forced to leave the south of France to flee a violent husband. Without attachment, she returned to Boulogne-sur-Mer, the city of her childhood which she left almost 15 years ago. She finds her mother there and a world she left ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kaleidoscope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: casino, mind game, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, crime, mate swapping, disorder, couples, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, dark humor, mafia, murder, opposites attract, farce, crime, crimes, dentist, unlikely partners, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 5K
Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, hitman, gangsters, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, heist, cons and scams, goofy hero, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, cons and scams, bankruptcy, couples, romance, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Win It All (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gambling addict faces a conflict when entrusted with keeping a bunch of money that isn't his.
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling addiction, gambling, gambler, addiction, adaptation, friendship, adventure, escapades, ambition, rivalry, obsession, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Corky Romano (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Corky Romano is a bumbling, simpleton, veterinarian and the youngest, outcast son of an aging gangster, named Pops Romano, who calls upon Corky to infiltrate the local FBI and retrieve and destroy evidence being used to incriminate Pops for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, undercover, gangsters, goofy hero, espionage, unlikely criminals, family relations, crimes, crime, disorder, organized crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Dirt (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: DIRT is a quirky comedy about two simple-hearted brothers who, when abandoned by the death of their mother, search to find a replacement Mom. Junior and Scooter find themselves ill-prepared for life on their own. To ease their suffering, they search ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Plot: small town, kidnapping, parents and children, family relations, social relations, nothing goes right, siblings relations, wedding, husband wife relationship, violence, disorder, crime ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 247K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: humorous, witty, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: cons and scams, gambling, con artists, casino, poker, crimes, bet, deception, gangsters, crime, mentor, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime, friends, couples, disorder, store, cons and scams, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, party, disorder, college life, lifestyle, youth, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, student, marital problem, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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Sisters (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two disconnected sisters are summoned to clean out their childhood bedrooms before their parents sell their family home.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sisters, childhood home, reunion, family relations, party, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, damage, female friendship, female protagonist, foul language, bad temper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, orlando florida, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unemployment, bankruptcy, suburbs, loss of job, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, scapegoat, husband wife relationship, heist, travel agent, retribution, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 46K
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, family relations, farce, obsession, casino, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 79K
Going in Style (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Style: light, feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: senior citizen, elderly, old man, retired, bank robbery, swearing, friendship between men, money, plan, masked robber, alibi, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: dark humor, boss and employee, dentist, obnoxious boss, comedy of errors, friends, plan gone awry, boss, blackmail, cocaine, employer employee relationship, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%