Movies like The House 2017

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The House (2017)
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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: funny, thought provoking, humorous, light, feel good, captivating, absurd
Plot: gambling, casino, college, farce, neighbor, middle class, bet, gambler, money, violence, divorce, social satire, strip club, comedy of errors, city council, love, party, nerd, marijuana, cocaine, hallucination, women fight, mob boss, suburbs, affair ...
Place: las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and light films with plots about disorder, crimes, dialogue, farce, chase, mentor and storytelling 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, surprise ending, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, farce, rivalry, bet, high society, con men, competition, casino, gigolo, roulette, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: french riviera, france, south of france, riviera, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: heist, hitman, gangsters, police, murder, money, urban setting, fbi agent, black american, hillbilly, death, dog ...
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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, prison, wealth, gang, millionaire, teaching the ways of the world, training, mentor, greed, rags to riches, creativity, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.5
 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, absurd, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, farce, gangsters, father son relationship, nothing goes right, casino, dumb, stupidity, multiple storylines, satire, adaptation, justice ...
Time: 90s, year 1967, year 1933, year 1938
Place: las vegas, italy, sicily, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: captivating, humorous, exciting, light, tense
Plot: heist, drug dealer, gambling, gang, drugs, money, crimes, family relations, rivalry, society, drug addiction, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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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, melancholic, absurd, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, mistaken identity, organized crime, crimes, comedy of errors, cons and scams, farce, justice, crime boss, unlikely criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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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, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, fall in love, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, buddies, workplace situations, friendship, farce, hitman, disorder, cooking and food, salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fraternity, youth, stupidity, neighbor neighbor relationship, party, college, plan gone awry, high school, satire, friendship, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 1930s, 70s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, funny, absurd, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, lawyer, british, inheritance, indians, disorder, nothing goes right, switching roles, dishonesty, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 60s
Place: london, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: buddy comedy, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ 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, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs, christmas, nothing goes right, multiple storylines, clubbing, disorder, crimes, drug dealer, dark humor, drug dealing, rave, marijuana ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, feel good, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unemployment, caper, loss of job, heist, bankruptcy, crimes, robbery, suburbs, gangsters, greed, money, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, melancholic, funny, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Plot: heist, casino, buddies, couple relations, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), unlikely criminals, disorder, friends, danger ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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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, light, humorous, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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."
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Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: con artists, con woman, deception, perfect crime, partners, competition, girlfriend, time jump, arrested, airplane, pretending to be blind, running from police ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south of france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
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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, funny, talky, sex comedy, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, fraternity, party, friendship, beer, disorder, college life, cheating boyfriend, caught cheating, college student, student, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: casino, gambling, poker, con artists, wedding, mate swapping, disorder, couples, mind game, partners, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Con Is On (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 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, entertaining, humorous
Plot: heist, cons and scams, gambling, husband wife relationship, dark humor, jewel theft, crime gone awry, family, farce, partners, planning, con woman ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, feel good, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: sisters, sister sister relationship, party, foul language, female friendship, women, relationships, irreverent, depression, loneliness, adaptation, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, orlando florida, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: funny, humorous, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, dysfunctional family, obsession, farce, family relations, casino, nothing goes right, teenage life, parents and children, desert, chase, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 9K
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: entertaining, captivating, humorous, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: satirical, humorous, feel good, intense, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, bank robbery, police investigation, survival, bankruptcy, cons and scams, romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
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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, light, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, espionage, crimes, fish out of water, organized crime, goofy hero, unlikely criminals, family relations, disorder, farce, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, twists and turns, witty, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: con artists, gambling, cons and scams, casino, gangsters, poker, heist, crimes, mafia, caper, chase, sting operation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, absurd ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, murder, deaf, blindness, mute or deaf, friendship, disability, witness, chase, deafness, blind man, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 430
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, family relations, parents and children, social relations, siblings relations, nothing goes right, violence, husband wife relationship, wedding, brother, bank robber ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: scenic, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, shopping mall, money, couples, disorder, friends, buddies, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, contests and competitions, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, funny, entertaining, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dark humor, boss and employee, comedy of errors, murder, obnoxious boss, dentist, friends, employer employee relationship, boss, plan gone awry, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%