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The list contains the best, new and most relevant unlikely criminals movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, suspenseful and dark humor films and TV shows about / with crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, disorder, dishonesty, murder, mentor, vengeance, destiny and storytelling plots mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, Spain, India and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as unlikely criminals: Horrible Bosses (2011), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Horrible Bosses 2 (2014), The Woman (2011), Wild Tales (2014), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Breaking Bad (2008), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), The Brave One (2007).
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Catch Me If You Can
Biography, Crime, Drama
USA, Canada
141 min.
 8.1
Wild Tales
Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Argentina, Spain
122 min.
 8.1
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Masterminds
Action, Comedy, Crime
USA
95 min.
 5.8
Collide
Action, Crime, Thriller
UK, Germany, China, USA
99 min.
 5.7

List of unlikely criminals movies

 6.9
 386K
Horrible Bosses
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, entertaining, not serious ...
Plot: obnoxious boss, comedy of errors, revenge, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, group of friends, employer employee relationship, farce, power relations, murder, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Fun with Dick and Jane
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: loss of job, unemployment, bankruptcy, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, husband wife relationship, greed, scapegoat, crime, vengeance, robbery, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Catch Me If You Can
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: clever, exciting, suspense, captivating, intense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: master criminal, runaway, crime, adventure, manhunt, chase, special agents, con artists, unlikely criminals, fake identity, creativity, justice ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, boston, atlanta georgia, egypt, europe ...
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Horrible Bosses 2
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: twists & turns, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, friendship, workplace, buddies, unlikely criminals, partners, disorder, stupidity, vengeance, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.0
 19K
The Woman
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.
Style: rough, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: captivity, brutality, mysterious character, small town, torture, suffering, sadism, confined, unlikely criminals, sexual sadism, revenge, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 136K
Wild Tales
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: dark humor, tense, suspense, cynical, ironic ...
Plot: revenge, multiple storylines, twists & turns, human nature, destiny, unlikely criminals, violence, corruption, farce, greed, road rage, wedding party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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Little Shop of Horrors
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he ...
Style: dark humor, macabre, absurd, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: flower, experiment gone awry, workplace, deadly creature, music, impossible love, nerd, down on your luck, crimes, murder, unlikely criminals, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york
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 9.5
 1.1M
Breaking Bad
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crime, cancer, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, unlikely partners, suburbs, high school teacher, life turned upside down, meth lab, criminal heroes, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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The Man Who Wasn't There
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A tale of passion, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity presents him with a chance to change it.
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, small town, murder, existentialism, neo noir, greed, unlikely criminals, neo-noir, noir, twists & turns, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: usa, california
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 6.8
 54K
The Brave One
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Style: gloomy, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, crime, vigilante, police investigation, radio, revenge, murder, death, brutality, unlikely criminals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 31K
Confessions
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, teacher, revenge, bullying, unlikely criminals, storytelling, mentor, violence, twists & turns, brutality, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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 6.2
 120K
Tower Heist
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, funny ...
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, skyscraper, unlikely criminals, chase, safecracker, thanksgiving, chess, revenge, surveillance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.8
 52K
Bernie
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself ...
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: small town, murder, crime, death, unlikely criminals, small town life, segregation, social relations, character study, greed, unlikely couple, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
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The Curse of Inferno
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, bank, cons and scams, beach, heist, crimes, love and romance, disorder, babies and infants, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
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Crimen imperfecto
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two private detectives called Salomon (Fernando Fernan-Gomez) and Torcuato (Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez), are engaged in questionable conduct research and work reports
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, partners, disorder, buddies, detective agency, disguise, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain
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The Cracksman
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: unlikely criminals, prison, crime, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, prison life ...
Time: 60s
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Robbery at 3 O'clock
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Galindo works in a bank. One day he convinces the other employees in the bank to plan a hold-up in the bank they are working. They prepare everything carefully. However, real robbers come just before the fake ones.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, jazz, heist, bank, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, gang, workplace, bank robbery, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain
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 5.4
 339
Framed
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, unlikely partners, crime, forgery, cons and scams, dishonesty, partners, frame up, criminal's revenge, heist, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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 7.2
 521
Compulsed
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A terminally ill man frames himself for murder to allow his family to collect the reward money. After a successful operation, he escapes police custody and searches for the real killer.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, hospital, witnessing a crime, moral dilemma, bollywood, murder, crime, terminal illness, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
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The Man Who Stole the Sun
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A high-school teacher (Kenji Sawada) builds an atomic bomb to hold Tokyo hostage, then cannot decide what he wants.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, terrorism, laboratory, track down, car chase, teachers and students, urban, chases and races, law enforcement, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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 5.6
 251
Muggers
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two medical students find themselves dangerously indebted to a sadistic loan shark, they become embroiled in an illicit black-market organ transplant scam in order to save their lives. 'Muggers' is a twisted, hilarious, pitch-black ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, gory, crimes, crime, dangerous animal, gangsters, vengeance, doctors and patients, medical student, nurse, doctor, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
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 5.6
 318
Made in U.S.A.
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and are joined by a wild young woman.
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, realistic, road movie
Plot: unlikely criminals, on the road, teenage life, adventure, youth, crime, disorder, buddies, dull life, chases and races, crimes, outlaw ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, pennsylvania, usa, illinois
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 6.2
 370
Kill by Inches
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anxious young tailor dominated by his father, a master of the craft, is eager to do well with his clients; but his inadequacy in measuring leaves him frustrated and humiliated. His younger sister - an expert seamstress - arrives back in town, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: neo noir, unlikely criminals, vengeance, crimes, crime, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, murder, deadly, dead woman in bath tub ...
Time: 90s
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 7.1
 2K
Madame X
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman married to a wealthy socialite, is compromised by the accidental death of a man who had been romantically pursuing her, and is forced by her mother-in-law to assume a new identity to save the reputation of her husband and infant son. She ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, parents and children, crime, false accusation, courtroom, haunted by the past, crimes, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, mexico, latin america, swiss alps, connecticut ...
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Black God, White Devil
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the drought-plagued Brazilian badlands of the 1940s, Black God, White Devil explores the climate of superstition, physical and spiritual terrorism, and fear that gripped the country. The central characters, Manuel and Rosa, are on the run, ...
Style: serious, offbeat, rough, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime, on the road, opposites attract, politics, crimes, adventure, society, religions or cults, rivalry, state affairs, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: brazil, latin america
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Head Above Water
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Einar and Bjørn leave Lene on the island for a fishing trip. Then her former lover, Gaute, drops by unexpectedly. Drunk, he sleeps in the double bed. Lene sleeps on the couch and wakes up when the men come back. She tries to wake Gaute, but then ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: island, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, dealing with death, nothing goes right, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, jealous husband, murder, alcohol, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, norway
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 5.8
 3K
Unglee
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four friends Kalim (Angad Bedi), Gautam (Neil Bhoopalam), Maya (Kangana Ranaut) and Abhay (Randeep Hooda) form a gang called the "Ungli" gang which fights against corruption prevailing in society. Their job is to target corrupt people and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, vigilantism, fighting the system, bollywood, crime, dishonesty, rebellion, gang, disorder, friendship, friends, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 5.8
 40K
Masterminds
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, absurd, funny ...
Plot: heist, crime, crime gone awry, workplace, betrayal, stupidity, farce, robbery, unlikely criminals, surveillance, redemption, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, mexico, southern usa, north carolina
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 6.5
 33
Bureaucracy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Crime Thriller starring Jack Robinson, David Simon, Kaitlyn Black
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, murder, obnoxious boss, crimes, deadly, stapler, pet bird, post office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.7
 741
Gravity
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, life turned upside down, crime, crimes, buddies, heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, society, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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Ocean's Eleven 2001
7.8
Parker 2013
6.2
Now You See Me 2 2016
6.5
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cons and scams
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Ocean's Eleven 2001
7.8
RocknRolla 2008
7.3
Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough 2005
4.6
Heartbreakers 2001
6.2
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criminal heroes
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Gone in Sixty Seconds 2000
6.5
How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" to the Nursing Home 2017
7.2
Gentlemen of Fortune 1971
8.5
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series 2014
7.0
From Dusk Till Dawn 1996
7.3
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crime gone awry
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998
8.2
From Dusk Till Dawn 1996
7.3
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7.8
The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014
8.1
Whisper 2007
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bank
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The Pack 2015
5.0
Earthly Possessions 1999
6.2
The Doberman Gang 1972
6.0
BMX Bandits 1983
5.4
Stark Raving Mad 2002
6.4
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bank robbery
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Now You See Me 2013
7.3
Baby Driver 2017
7.7
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7.3
Quick Change 1990
6.8
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crime
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Criminal Minds 2005
8.1
Hannibal 2013
8.6
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8.2
Sin City 2005
8.0
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nothing goes right
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 1989
7.6
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5.7
Due Date 2010
6.6
RV 2006
5.5
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