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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
 5.3
 9K
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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, not serious, clever, offbeat, realistic, dark humor, witty, cynical, funny, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vacation, airport, hitman, gangsters, farce, comedy of errors, unlikely partners, crime, crime gone awry, college, on the run, track down, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, misfit partners, odd couple, kidnapping, stoners, fish out of water, misfit, partners, meet the parents ...
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, witty and clever films with plots about crimes, disorder, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag: The Whole Nine Yards (2000), The Wrong Guy (1997), Snatch (2000), Cold Feet (1989), The Whole Ten Yards (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, dark humor, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mafia, hitman, fish out of water, gangsters, murder, comedy of errors, crime, farce, unlikely partners, opposites attract, love affair, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, montreal, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, not serious, witty, realistic, based on sketch comedy ...
Plot: murder, promotion, criminal heroes, comedy of errors, farce, chase, nothing goes right, crime, office, fish out of water, fugitives, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, cincinnati ohio, cleveland ohio, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 692K
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, exciting, clever, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, disorder, gambling, master criminal, crime, bet, dog, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 322
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, crime, disorder, on the run, cons and scams, down on your luck, psychopath, hitman, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, gangsters, dentist, criminal heroes, crime, vengeance, heist, murder, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 4K
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, semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, cons and scams, crime, hitman, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, partners, golden years, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 7K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: kidnapping, mistaken identity, mortician, moon, buddies, comedy of errors, crime, goofy hero, odd couple, crime gone awry, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, shakespeare, crime gone awry, murder, crime, comedy of errors, rock, small town, couple relations, farce, parody, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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, witty, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, crimes, disorder, hung over, odd, killings, screenwriter, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, year 1947, year 1975 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, stripper, kidnapping, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crime, love, grave, necklace, bootlegging, criminal heroes, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 95K
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: dark humor, talky, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, criminal heroes, disorder, nothing goes right, hitman, on the road, pistol, crime, gangsters, fish out of water, one last job, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
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, twists and turns, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, buddies, dishonesty, crime, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, witty, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: safecracker, cons and scams, heist, farce, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, organized crime, robbery, crime, buddies, gangsters, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Fork in the Road (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, kidnapping, convict, on the run, missing person, crimes, crime, escape, nothing goes right, prison, odd couple, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, humorous, clever, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, cons and scams, crime, confined, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, couples, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hangover Part III (2013)
Genre: 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, not serious, realistic, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dentist, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, farce, buddies, friends, disorder, chases and races, escapades, hung over, overbearing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie. Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are involved in wild car chases with cops as they head south to cross ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 26K
Oscar (1991)
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: talky, clever, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, pregnancy, accountant, parents and children, gangsters, cons and scams, crime, honesty, romance, fish out of water, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 17K
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: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, bank robbery, heist, hostage negotiator, friendship, crime, firefighter, map, taxi driver, comedy of errors, buddies, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, not serious, realistic, funny, tricky ...
Plot: murder, mute or deaf, friendship, farce, blindness, store, odd couple, witness, deafness, chase, self discovery, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 9K
Gone Fishin' (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 1K
Montana (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, boss, cancer, on the run, hitman, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, mistress, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, remake of french film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: farce, private detective, missing person, buddies, comedy of errors, crime, odd couple, reluctant partners, investigation, manipulations, love affair, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Blonde and Blonder (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comic mayhem ensues when two lovely blondes, Dee and Dawn, are mistaken as international mob killers.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Plot: hitman, blonde, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, best friends, crime, farce, odd couple, stupidity, mission of murder, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 373
Loot (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they have a coffin to spare.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, hotel, coffin, crime gone awry, bank, cons and scams, robbery, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: clever, dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: weatherman, lottery, tv station, small town, crime, buddies, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, weather, debt, crime gone awry, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 20K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, gangsters, crime, romance, female killer, moral dilemma, lovers, killer, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%