Movies like Life of Crime

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Life of Crime (2013)
 5.8
 19K
Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
Style: sexy, tricky, tense, suspense, ironic, realistic, cynical, twists and turns, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, abduction, mistress, husband wife relationship, adultery, crime gone awry, crimes, ransom, female nudity, trophy wife, relationships, family, dysfunctional family, character study, cons and scams, home invasion, attempted rape, disorder, criminal heroes, ransom demand, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, vengeance, theft, escapades ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1978
Place: usa, california, detroit, bahamas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about crimes, disorder, gangsters, crime gone awry, vengeance, dishonesty and mentor mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Life of Crime: The Big Bounce (2004), Ruthless People (1986), Suicide Kings (1997), Drop Dead Sexy (2005), Next Day Air (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, seduction, mentor, adventure, deception, judge, unlikely criminals, crimes, erotica, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa
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100%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: feel good, funny, sexy, humorous, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, greed, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, fashion, farce, vengeance, manipulation, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 28K
Suicide Kings (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christopher Walken shines in this cult-favorite dark comedy as Charlie, a former mobster who is abducted by five privileged young men (Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas) desperate to raise a $2 million ransom ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, dark humor, crime gone awry, mafia, gangsters, manipulation, hostage, mansion, disorder, confined, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, down on your luck, love, crimes, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.7
 11K
Next Day Air (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, comedy of errors, drug dealing, crime gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, goofy hero, crimes, escapades, employer employee relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 863
In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, couples, robbery, danger, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, kidnapping, exploitation, train robbery, mafia, hostage, disorder, car chase, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.0
 3K
Lady Killers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, absurd, intense, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: women, stupidity, adaptation, brutality, murder, crimes, dishonesty, partners, buddies, friends, intrigue, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: funny, entertaining, twists and turns, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex tape, sex addict, kidnapping, obnoxious boss, workplace, happy ending, vengeance, stupidity, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 30K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, kidnapping, crimes, cons and scams, hostage, violence, woman in danger, gunfight, crime gone awry, violent, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, transvestite, heist, love and romance, romance, suicide, eccentricity, theft, mentor, drugs, violence ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 21K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, light, witty ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime gone awry, crimes, nothing goes right, friendship, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, runaway ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 10K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, tricky, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: con artists, forgery, crimes, cons and scams, manipulation, heist, justice, crime gone awry, partners, small time, petty criminal, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 31K
Stretch (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.
Style: entertaining, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, escapades, going straight, gambling debt, revenge, gangsters, limousine, female nudity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, cocaine, fbi agent, limousine driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 11K
Lucky Numbers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: lottery, crimes, small town, weatherman, justice, criminal heroes, dark humor, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, couple relations, stripper ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 22K
Freaky Deaky (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in 1974, a pair of '60s radicals rely on their bomb-making skills on their way to becoming capitalists.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: bomb squad, coitus, police investigation, law enforcement, car bomb, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, brother brother relationship, murder, villainess, explosives expert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.3
 10K
Soodhu Kavvum (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: crime gone awry, gang, crimes, parents and children, cons and scams, police investigation, disorder, confined, abduction, ransom, kidnapping, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Teresa's Tattoo (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been drugged, kidnapped, made a redhead, tattooed, and wearing ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: ransom, fbi, tattoo, kidnapping, special agents, rescue, espionage, gays and lesbians, criminal heroes, chase, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 108K
The Mexican (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, light, intense, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, on the road, crimes, nothing goes right, one last job, romance, road trip, fish out of water, escapades, criminal heroes, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, los angeles, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.3
 844K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, gambling, criminal heroes, cons and scams, sarcasm, master criminal, crime gone awry, disorder, gangsters, boxing, bookies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, belgium, antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: talky, witty, surreal, humorous, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, gangsters, dog, crimes, screenwriter, crime gone awry, serial killer, killings, weirdo, gunfight, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1947, year 1954 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 220
Sitting Ducks (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, waitress, voyeur, nude girl, limousine, female nudity, nymphomaniac, confidence artist, self discovery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami beach, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, robbery, cons and scams, casino, kidnapping, chase, disguise, court, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, idaho, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 27K
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: talky, stylized, witty, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, gangsters, crimes, redemption, prison, safecracker, crime gone awry, sex scene, dysfunctional family, bank robbery, criminal heroes, temperamental ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, france, europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, funny, twists and turns, ridiculous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, heist, bank robbery, pizza delivery boy, unlikely criminal, redemption, stereotypes, creativity, buddies, heist gone wrong, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 25K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: light, sexy, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: heist, caper, perfect crime, con men, con artists, collector, crime gone awry, crimes, farce, greed, brutality, art ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 26K
Birthday Girl (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.
Style: sexy, tense, suspense, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: mail order bride, robbery, romance, crimes, bank clerk, russian, manipulation, gangsters, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief), romancing a criminal, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, abduction, woman in danger, sex, bondage, violence, female nudity, crimes, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The stories of a missing wife, a couple of meth heads and an Elvis impersonator are connected by the items found in a small town's pawn shop.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, funny, dark ...
Plot: dark humor, crime gone awry, disorder, crimes, vigilantism, nothing goes right, small town, missing person, abduction, kidnapping, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%