Movies and TV shows like The Wrong Mans

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The Wrong Mans (2013)
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The Wrong Mans (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy thriller about two well-meaning idiots who become entangled in a hideous world of crime, conspiracy and corruption.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, buddies, wrong place wrong time, partners, blackmail, escapades, life turned upside down, dishonesty, mafia, british humour, crimes, friends, running, conspiracy, accident, graphic violence, corruption, anti hero, farce, disorder, anti heroes, immature, telephone call, hostage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Wrong Mans

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, disorder, crime, partners, dishonesty, buddies and friends mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Wrong Mans: Fonejacker (2007), Mad Dogs (2011), Redirected (2014), Common Law (2012), Maximum Choppage (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fonejacker (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fonejacker is a British comedy programme broadcast on E4 featuring a series of prank calls involving a number of different characters performed by British Iranian television actor Kayvan Novak. It first appeared in May 2006 and became a full series ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: prank, mistaken identity, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disorder, mind game, crimes, odd couple, cons and scams, journalism, obnoxious boss, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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 7.5
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Mad Dogs (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series created by Cris Cole that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011. It is produced by Left Bank Pictures, and co-produced by Palma Pictures. The series stars John Simm, ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, friends, nothing goes right, millionaire, right and wrong, dark humor, weekend, crimes, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, greed, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 34K
Redirected (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four friends become stranded in Eastern Europe and have to become hit men, prostitutes, corrupt cops, smugglers and more to make it home.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, twists and turns, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, plan gone awry, cons and scams, partners in crime, corruption, escapades, friends, disorder, smuggling, murder, gambling, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, lithuania, england, berlin germany, russia
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100%
 7.9
 6K
Common Law (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Common Law is an American comedy-drama television series, which ran on USA Network from May 11 to August 10, 2012, and stars Michael Ealy and Warren Kole as two Los Angeles Police Department detectives who can't stand each other and are ordered ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, misfit partners, partners, police detective, law enforcement, coworker, workplace, verbal byplay, bonding, crimes, couples therapy, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maximum Choppage (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Simon Chan has returned to his hometown after many years training in a faraway martial arts temple. He is a born hero, defender of the weak and champion of the honest people of Cabramatta... Well, not really. For Simon, it's only a matter of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: save the day, mistaken identity, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, best friends, disorder, family relations, good versus evil, gangsters, friends, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
One Two Three (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Laxminarayan lives a poor lifestyle in Mumbai along with his widowed mother, Kanta, who wants him to be a successful gangster like Batlabhai, and would like him to kill a few people, make enough money, then get married to Khujli's daughter, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, gangsters, disorder, bollywood, down on your luck, comedy of errors, dishonesty, crimes, bomb, crime, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Killing Cabos (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Oscar Cabos, a multimillionaire tycoon, is being held for ransom--only his captors have nabbed the wrong man. Now, to get their money, they must find the real Cabos--which could get tricky since he's been counter-kidnapped by his future ...
Style: talky, exciting, humorous, twists and turns, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, disorder, partners, gang, petty criminal, escapades, dwarf, wrong place wrong time, criminal heroes, mistaken identity, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My New Partner III (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Voilà dix ans que les chemins de René et de François se sont séparés. De l'époque glorieuse où, flics, ils écumaient le quartier Montmartre, il ne leur reste qu'une poignée de souvenirs, l'argent de leurs ripouseries ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police corruption, mistaken identity, police detective, odd couple, dishonesty, crimes, partners, law enforcement, disorder, buddies, reunion, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After sixteen years at Her Majesty's Pleasure, Britain's hardest man is released from prison, and into the care of a documentary film crew headed by a Brit-loving American film-maker who follow him for the next week, on an hilarious ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, rough, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, chaos and mayhem, society, buddies, crimes, prison, criminal heroes, release from prison, criminal, social misfits, crime, british ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 5K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 279
Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially-challenged hitman's French retirement is ruined by the dodgy Brits on the Cote d'Azur.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: female nudity, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, dark humor, cons and scams, hitman, graphic violence, male nudity, gunfight, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 991
Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, bookies, gambling, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Touch of Cloth (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hannah plays DI Jack Cloth, who is called in to investigate an apparent series of serial killings alongside his new partner, DC Anne Oldman, described as a "plucky, no-nonsense sidekick". Playing with the cliches and conventions of British ...
Style: parody, humorous, clever, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, farce, partners, murder, partners against crime, forensics, law enforcement, serial killer, crimes, crime investigation, british humour, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 3K
All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: heist, friendship, crimes, partners, buddies, disorder, cons and scams, nothing goes right, undercover, unfulfillment, police officer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Liability (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one last job, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, partners, deadly, danger, crime gone awry, crime, on the road, apprentice, hunt down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.3
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Evil Engulfs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Dass specialises in small time kidnapping and has his own set of rules. The primary and most important among them is not to get involved with influential people. Three jobless youngsters meet Dass and the four take up an assignment for a hefty sum ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, gang, crime gone awry, parents and children, cons and scams, police investigation, confined, disorder, abduction, ransom, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: motor home, on the road, friendship, friends, social relations, disorder, odd couple, buddies, lifestyle, partners, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 3K
Nighty Night (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nighty Night is a British dark comedy sitcom written by and starring Julia Davis. It was first broadcast on 6 January 2004 on BBC Three before moving to BBC2. Notorious for its dark humour, the show follows narcissistic sociopath Jill Tyrell – ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: manipulations, obsession, dark humor, workplace situations, dying, devious, workplace, self involved, pretense, owner, beauty salon, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Porridge (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Porridge is a British situation comedy broadcast on BBC1 from 1974 to 1977, running for three series, two Christmas specials and a feature film also titled Porridge. Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, it stars Ronnie Barker and Richard ...
Style: sitcom, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: prison, warden, convict, judge, friends, rules and policies, blackmail, naivete, thief, dentist, troublemaker, security guard ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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30%
 7.7
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Dirk Gently (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Dirk Gently is a British comedy detective drama TV series based on characters from the Dirk Gently novels by Douglas Adams. The series was created by Howard Overman and stars Stephen Mangan as holistic detective Dirk Gently and Darren Boyd as his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Plot: private detective, time travel, investigation, mystery, investigator, imaginary, danger, friendship, unconventional method, disorder, riddles and clues, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 503
Two Tough Guys (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two botcher killers, Paco and Alex carry out a crime caper. Later on, they are joined by Tatiana - ​a young whore, who shows great love for Alex. In pursuing its objective the losers will face a group of murderers, a butcher with dark business, a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, goofy hero, on the run, deadly, danger, partners, crimes, gangsters, buddies, stupidity, tough heroes, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
We Still Kill the Old Way (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of aging London gangsters go on a vigilante killing spree when one of their number is murdered by a street gang.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, street gang, criminal heroes, vengeance, investigation, vigilantism, criminal's revenge, buddies, gangsters, rivalry, aging, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, partners, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Old School (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Ted McCabe, a retired cop, and Lennie Cahill a retired crim, get together to solve crimes, unravel scams and make some cash, while avoiding the wrath of the police and the underworld.
Style: suspenseful, witty, realistic, humorous, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcer criminal relations, crimes, investigation, partners, odd couple, elderly, fighting crime, misfit, disorder, misfit partners, ex-cop, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
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Uncle (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy is a dissolute out-of work musician who forges an unlikely alliance with his 12-year-old nephew Errol after being morally blackmailed into looking after him by his chaotic sister Sam - all on the day Andy was planning to kill himself. Not a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, captivating, light ...
Plot: responsibility, uncle nephew relationship, family relations, comedy of errors, musician, youth, nothing goes right, escapades, british humour, accident, wild ride, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
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Hot Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mistakenly believing that he will be let go from the company, Philippe decides to sabotage the production at Saucibec. Upon learning that he is not the one who will be laid off, he will go to great lengths to right his wrongs ... but it's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, revenge, disorder, dishonesty, mistaken identity, gangsters, crime boss, factory, factory worker, vengeful fired employee, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 3K
Vexed (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy drama following a mismatched pair of police officers who disagree on everything with their partner, from policing to their personal life.
Style: captivating, humorous, atmospheric, tense, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, murder, partners against crime, police investigation, crimes, who done it, dark humor, law enforcement, coworker relationship, ransom, partners, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.2
 2K
The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, witty ...
Plot: police investigation, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police station, crime investigation, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 8K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: tense, captivating, light, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: murder, friendship, dark humor, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, reunion, group of friends, celebration, crime, friends, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Hooligan Factory (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Danny wants something more. Expelled from school and living in his grandfathers flat, he longs to live up to the image of his estranged father Danny Senior
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, rivalry, buddies, gang, crimes, vengeance, criminal's revenge, friends, on the run, escapades, obsessive quest, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%