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Big Nothing (2006)
 6.8
 30K
Big Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frustrated, unemployed teacher joins forces with a scammer and his girlfriend in a blackmailing scheme.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, absurd, talky, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, surprise ending, cult film ...
Plot: unemployment, priest, call center, blackmail, crimes, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, betrayal, partners, layoff, nothing goes right, con artists, serial killer, murder, lie, perversion, confession, greed, pornography, foul language, pervert, vengeance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, wyoming

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, twists and turns and clever films with plots about crimes, murder, dialogue, twists & turns, mentor, crime and storytelling mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Big Nothing: Very Bad Things (1998), The Ladykillers (2004), The Whole Ten Yards (2004), Kill Me Three Times (2014), The Ice Harvest (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Very Bad Things (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold ...
Style: humorous, not serious, suspenseful, semi serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, wedding, friends, nothing goes right, love and romance, unlikely criminals, uncover truth, dark humor, wedding preparations and rituals, wrongfully committed, investigation, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 102K
The Ladykillers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, dark humor, cons and scams, painting, murder, african american, crimes, crime gone awry, friends, robbery, religious fundamentalist, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, dentist, gangsters, danger, vengeance, criminal heroes, organized crime, faked death, attempted murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kill Me Three Times (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, dark humor, crimes, vengeance, cons and scams, woman in danger, disorder, danger, dishonesty, deadly, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, neo noir, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: stripper, christmas, crimes, betrayal, femme fatale, murder, strip club, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, nothing goes right, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, parody, clever ...
Plot: murder, disorder, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, family relations, strangulation, dark humor, train, resentment, attempted murder, professor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 11K
Novocaine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dark humor, false accusation, frame up, dentist, betrayal, crime, crimes, life turned upside down, drug use, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 279
Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially-challenged hitman's French retirement is ruined by the dodgy Brits on the Cote d'Azur.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: female nudity, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, dark humor, cons and scams, hitman, graphic violence, male nudity, gunfight, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crime, crimes, cons and scams, robbery, court, trial, disguise, gang, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Burn After Reading (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of ...
Style: humorous, cynical, twists and turns, funny, absurd ...
Plot: paranoia, espionage, stupidity, divorce, dark humor, blackmail, disorder, escapades, autobiography, satire, human nature, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, seattle washington, washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, tense, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, con artists, crime, crimes, manipulation, partners, manipulations, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, perfect crime, small time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 20K
Burke & Hare (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two 19th-century opportunists (Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis) become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist (Tom Wilkinson).
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, witty, visually appealing ...
Plot: dark humor, serial killer, cruelty, anti villain, partners, friends, fall in love, crimes, odd couple, deadly, autopsy, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: europe, edinburgh scotland, scotland, england, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: neo noir, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, crime, crimes, dog, crime gone awry, weirdo, killings, thief, strong violent content, screenwriter, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1954, year 1947, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 25K
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, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: robbery, crime, crimes, romance, femme fatale, couple relations, romancing a criminal, russian, bank clerk, mail order bride, manipulation, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 13K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 55K
Stand Up Guys (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After serving 28 years in prison for accidentally killing the son of a crime boss, newly paroled gangster Val reunites with his former partners in crime, Doc and Hirsch, for a night on the town. As the three men revisit old haunts, reflect on their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, release from prison, crimes, crime, aging, gang, criminal heroes, moral dilemma, dishonesty, partners in crime, ex convict, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.3
 49K
The 51st State (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, culture clash, organized crime, gang war, crimes, crime, chemist, deadly, drug dealing, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, liverpool, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 84K
The Guard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, police investigation, small town, fbi, crime, crimes, smuggling, law enforcement, partners against crime, disorder, bribery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Live Free or Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, small town, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, vengeance, dumb criminal, robbery, twists & turns, police, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 34K
Redirected (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four friends become stranded in Eastern Europe and have to become hit men, prostitutes, corrupt cops, smugglers and more to make it home.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, twists and turns, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, plan gone awry, cons and scams, partners in crime, corruption, escapades, friends, disorder, smuggling, murder, gambling, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, lithuania, england, berlin germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Death to Smoochy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ...
Style: humorous, realistic, surreal, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, performer's life, rivalry, vengeance, satire, delusion, disorder, nothing goes right, success, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, salt lake city utah, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.3
 128K
Matchstick Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: twists and turns, weird, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, con artists, twists & turns, bank vault, con men, cheating, criminal, mental illness, crimes, crime, mentally unstable, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 34K
Confidence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, contemplative, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, con men, con artists, cheating, mexican standoff, heroin, faked death, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, caper, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 1K
R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: slasher, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, dark humor, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, student, party, violence, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, partners, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 12K
Two Hands (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.
Style: humorous, entertaining, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, love and romance, crime boss, change of luck, on the run, rivalry, heist, gangs, gang, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Art of the Steal (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, con men, thief, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gang, forgery, art, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, detroit, warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, 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: witty, clever, cynical, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, united kingdom, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%