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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
 5.3
 9K
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets accidentally switched at the airport, Tommy must track down his duffel bag and the 8 heads it contains.
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious, funny, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, airport, murder, vacation, gangsters, farce, crimes, college, misfit, kidnapping, partners, crime, meet the parents, on the run, track down, stoners, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, odd couple, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and funny films with plots about disorder, crimes, mentor, storytelling, brutality, dialogue and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag: The Mexican (2001), Screwed (2000), The Wrong Guy (1997), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), Weekend at Bernie's (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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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: realistic, humorous, twists and turns, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, criminal heroes, on the road, one last job, hitman, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, crime, escapades, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, usa, latin america, nevada
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Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: feel good, offbeat, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, mortician, kidnapping, vengeance, misfit, odd couple, moon, dishonesty, partners, crime, crimes, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Wrong Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An executive (Dave Foley) after being passed over for a promotion to president storms into his office only to find the man who got the promotion dead. Assuming everyone will think he committed the crime he takes off as a fugitive...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, based on sketch comedy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, promotion, chase, crime gone awry, farce, crimes, criminal heroes, workplace intrigue, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, hysteria, office ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, cleveland ohio, harvard university, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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: dark humor, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mafia, hitman, murder, fish out of water, farce, crime, comedy of errors, opposites attract, love affair, unlikely partners, misfit, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, montreal, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, partners, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.7
 6K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, remake of french film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: farce, private detective, missing person, reluctant partners, crime, manipulations, cons and scams, investigation, mistaken identity, rescue, kidnapping, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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69%
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The Crew (2000)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, vengeance, deadly, disorder, human nature, aging, friends, farce, partners, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey
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66%
 8.3
 709K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 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, cynical, exciting, slang ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, gambling, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, master criminal, bet, boxing, nothing goes right, dimwit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, antwerp, england
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61%
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Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: clever, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, shakespeare, crime gone awry, small town, crime, farce, parody, heroes, law enforcement, couples, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, christmas, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, partners, crimes, nothing goes right, redemption, dishonesty, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa
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58%
 6.0
 3K
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, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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Bushwhacked (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A inept courier realises he has been used by criminals to deliver money. On the run from both the criminals and police, he poses as a Scout leader and leads a scout group on a hike through the mountains.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: mistaken identity, children, waterfall, cave, wilderness, murder, gangsters, misfit, odd couple, scout, family life, animal life ...
Time: 90s
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55%
 5.6
 13K
Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, small town, suspect, dysfunctional, suspicion, dysfunctional family, death, social relations, family relations, suburbs, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
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The Hangover Part III (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dentist, disorder, buddies, comedy of errors, overbearing, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, plan gone awry, escapades, hung over, irresponsible, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: deadly, dishonesty, partners, disorder, on the run, psychopath, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, down on your luck, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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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.
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Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Pink Panther diamond is stolen once again from Lugash and the authorities call in Chief Inspector Clouseau from France. His plane disappears en-route. This time, famous French TV reporter Marie Jouvet sets out to solve the mystery and starts to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, airplane, police, disguise, robbery, police investigation, parody, misfit partners, who done it, crime, working undercover, on the road ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Jerry and Tom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: unemployment, hitman, prank telephone call, dishonesty, gangsters, vengeance, crime, crimes, prank, on the run, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
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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: offbeat, clever, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, vengeance, disorder, dishonesty, couples, social differences, crime, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
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45%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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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: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963, year 1954, year 1947 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, humorous, not serious ...
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Time: 90s, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: dark humor, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: lottery, weatherman, small town, tv station, criminal heroes, crime, nothing goes right, couple relations, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, sexualized violence, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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44%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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42%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comic mayhem ensues when two lovely blondes, Dee and Dawn, are mistaken as international mob killers.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, blonde, dishonesty, odd couple, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, crime, danger, best friends, disorder, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Once Upon a Crime... (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
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, humorous, not serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, exciting, dark humor, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, not serious, funny, tricky ...
Plot: murder, friendship, farce, chase, blindness, mute or deaf, disability, mistaken identity, store, odd couple, kidnapping, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 18K
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, light, absurd, clever ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, buddies, partners, disorder, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%