Movies like American Crude

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American Crude (2008)
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American Crude (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quite a bit can happen over the course of a single day in L.A., and when smooth-talking scam artist Johnny decides to throw a bachelor party for his best friend Bill the events of the day take a bizarre turn. As the festivities get underway, the appearance of a transvestite prostitute, a trigger-happy ex-con, and a notorious porn king signal that this isn't going to be a typical night out.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, buddies, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, disorder, bachelor party, revenge, lesbian sex, dark humor, female nudity, prostitution, adulterous husband, fondling, deception, american dream, empire, friends, crimes, nightlife, partners, transvestism, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about crimes, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams, crime gone awry and unlikely criminals mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like American Crude: Thin Ice (2011), Made (2001), 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), The Hollywood Sign (2001), 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, manipulation, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, dark humor, winter, cold, insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
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95%
 6.3
 19K
Made (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two aspiring boxers lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.
Style: funny, humorous, witty, realistic, talky ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, organized crime, crime gone awry, dark humor, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, boxing ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, new jersey, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, lgbt, nothing goes right, amateur detective, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, dark humor, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 ⇓
82%
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: friends, friendship, partners, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, disorder, couples, infidelity, self discovery, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, cons and scams, nightclub, clubbing, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 3K
Fifty Pills (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A combination of unfortunate circumstances force Darren into the situation where he has to sell off the eponymous stash of drugs in a limited time frame.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, college, dark humor, nothing goes right, drug dealing, high school life, teenage life, disorder, youth, coming of age, partners, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.4
 2K
Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: graduation, bank robbery, financial problem, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, friendship, unlikely criminals, youth, buddies, partners, crimes, high school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 4.4
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Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: mafia, accidental killing, mob boss, female protagonist, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal heroes, mistaken identity, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, breakup, crime gone awry, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crumbling marriage, disorder, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 6K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: heist, partners, unlikely criminals, elderly, friends, disorder, friendship, cons and scams, dishonesty, youth, crimes, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.7
 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, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: weed, drug abuse, marijuana, murder, greed, drug dealing, police investigation, crime gone awry, corruption, mafia, gunfight, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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 ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
71%
 6.9
 77K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, funny, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, robbery, theft, dark humor, thief, sibling relationship, self discovery, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners in crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 329
Hotel Oasis (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life of motel owner is turned upside down by a femme-fatale lounge singer and her abusive manager.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: crimes, murder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, dark humor, disorder, cons and scams, husband wife relationship, fatal accident, sister sister relationship, twins ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 6K
The Mule (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1983, a naive man is detained by Australian Federal Police with lethal narcotics hidden in his stomach. After being apprehended, ‘The Mule’ makes a desperate choice... to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence – literally.
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic, stylized
Plot: drugs, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, dark humor, disorder, crimes, escapades, drug dealing, drug dealer, house arrest, narcissistic woman, hotel room
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 3K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, minimal dialogue, prostitute, hostage, partners, law enforcement, master criminal, on the run, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, hamburg germany, europe, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 15K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: dark humor, kidnapping, murder, insurance agent, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, comedy of errors, down on your luck, insurance, insurance fraud, life insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, funny
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, chemistry, gang, nightclub, robbery, explorer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.1
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The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Bookies (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, bookies, college, unlikely criminals, friendship, buddies, betrayal, crime gone awry, cons and scams, fish out of water, empire, terminator ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: funny, humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, money, robbery, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, harvard university, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 819
Gravity (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of a seemingly settled bank employee who breaks the shackles of his everyday life and becomes a wanderer between worlds. Frederik is an up-and-coming young bank employee who lives an ordinary life. When a bank customer, whom Frederik has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, unlikely criminals, buddies, heist, disorder, life turned upside down, criminal heroes, partners, dishonesty, dark humor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Boys Don't Cry (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of the best Polish comedies of the late 1990's, "Boys Don't Cry" is a satirical look at the gangsters of Poland and some teens who accidentally get involved with them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, stylized
Plot: nothing goes right, friends, crimes, gangsters, prostitute, goofy hero, buddies, best friends, polish, disorder, friendship, violinist ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 7K
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
Plot: heist, bank robber, small town, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, bank, friends, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes, employee, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 372
The Hustle (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Disenchanted pest worker and single dad Freddie Manning unintentionally steals and then loses mob money and now he really is in trouble. So when a run-down Baptist church mistakes him and his best friend Junior for replacement ministers, he grabs at ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: gangsters, partners, crimes, crime gone awry, race against time, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, friends, chase, cons and scams, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
66%