Movies like American Crude

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American Crude (2008)
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American Crude (2008)
Genre: Comedy, 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, dishonesty, buddies, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, disorder, revenge, bachelor party, deception, american dream, pot smoking, dark humor, crimes, friends, transvestism, partners, nightlife, cons and scams, twentysomething life, party, one night, pregnancy, female nudity ...
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 captivating films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, friends, cons and scams and buddies mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like American Crude: 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004), Thin Ice (2011), Finding Amanda (2008), Employee of the Month (2004), Made (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, partners, lifestyle, odd couple, love and romance, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 6.2
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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: semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, realistic, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, disorder, manipulations, dishonesty, dark humor, manipulation, salesman, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Finding Amanda (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehab.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: rehabilitation, gambling, prostitution, niece, obsessive quest, redemption, couple relations, couples, love and romance, rescue, crumbling marriage, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Employee of the Month (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, melancholic, entertaining ...
Plot: betrayal, bad luck, comedy of errors, partners, friendship, dishonesty, nothing goes right, greed, bank robbery, thirtysomething life, dentist, stripper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: humorous, witty, funny, talky, clever ...
Plot: friendship, money laundering, crimes, crime, nothing goes right, cons and scams, disorder, partners, buddies, dishonesty, bad temper, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
All Is Bright (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fish out of water, reluctant partners, going straight, nothing goes right, odd couple, cons and scams, disorder, partners, misfit, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, stoners, hip hop, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, heist, misfit, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Puff, Puff, Pass (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Danny Masterson (TV's 'That '70s Show') leads a hilarious ensemble cast in a tale about two hapless stoners who get involved in a scheme to rip off a shady character named Mr. Big after the duo sours on rehab.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Plot: stoners, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, misfit, crimes, crime gone awry, drug abuse, redemption, drug rehab, silly humor, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, scam, seance, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, college, teenage life, high school life, dark humor, nothing goes right, drug dealing, disorder, student life, coming of age, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
 4K
Losin' It (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in 1965, four Los Angeles school friends -- Woody, Dave, Spider and Wendell -- go on a series of misadventures when they head to Tijuana, Mexico, for a night of cruisin', causing trouble, and to lose their virginity.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, teenager, high school, dressing room, locker room, coming of age, virginity, school, suburbs, nightlife, teenage love, on the road ...
Time: 80s, 60s, year 1965, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, latin america, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 306
American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: college, lifestyle, follow your dream, culture clash, parents and children, teenage life, friendship, nothing goes right, youth, misfit, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 7K
Elektra Luxx (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A favor for a woman from her past throws the life of a pregnant, retired porn star into chaos.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, feel good, light ...
Plot: strong sexual content, pregnancy, sexual relations, life turned upside down, disorder, starlet, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex education, porn star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 706
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: femme fatale, moral dilemma, introspection, crimes, unlikely criminals, manipulations, couple relations, crime gone awry, dishonesty, nothing goes right, infidelity, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, high school, cons and scams, high school life, teenage life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.5
 2K
Hooking Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After "hooking up" with a series of guys at a house party, April is the talk of her high school.
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, looking for sex, buddies, lifestyle, friends, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual desire, brother sister relationship, seduction, youth, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 2K
The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: birthday, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, infidelity, dishonesty, siblings relations, friendship, best friends, sexual content, bittersweet, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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American Loser (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, ex-alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: alcoholic, social misfits, misfit, lifestyle, twentysomething life, disorder, goofy hero, love and romance, profanity, sexual content, support group, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Women in Trouble (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.
Style: humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female bonding, stewardess, infidelity, disorder, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, family relations, lifestyle, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 2K
The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, buddies, rivalry, couple relations, dishonesty, nothing goes right, couples, silly humor, family problems, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 143
Diamond Zero (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A daft doctor concocts an offbeat scheme to make millions after he happens upon a method of turning cremated human remains into diamonds. But when the sawbones hires a pair of hapless thieves to collect the raw material, a string of calamities ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, hidden identity, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, intrigue, partners, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, track down, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
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The Details (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, infidelity, raccoon, lifestyle, family problems, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, society, disorder, couples, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, elderly, crime, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, friendship, cons and scams, dark humor, life is a bitch, deadly, crime, crimes, amateur detective, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 2.6
 132
Da Block Party (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: One hot summer day in New Orleans, BJ (Troy Anders) tries to keep his deceased brother's legacy alive by throwing the hottest, rip-roaring block party of the summer. But he has a few obstacles to overcome first, one jealous baby-mamma and a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, family relations, police corruption, nightlife, partners, lifestyle, crimes, drug dealing, buddies, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 628
The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: society, nothing goes right, religions or cults, lifestyle, disorder, celebrity culture, celebration, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, director, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.7
 4K
The Wedding (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wojnar is a wealthy man who is marrying off his beautiful daughter Kasia, in a small town in present day Poland. Wojnar had to bribe the groom with a fancy car, since Kasia was pregnant by another man. At the end of the ceremony, the car is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, nothing goes right, dishonesty, gangsters, parents and children, comedy of errors, disorder, dark humor, materialism, bribery, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.5
 596
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: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 1K
Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense
Plot: college, cons and scams, campaign, buddies, charity, student life, dishonesty, youth, money, friends, auditorium, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%