Petty criminal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant petty criminal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, semi serious, visually appealing and tense films and TV shows about / with petty criminal, crimes, redemption, chase, mentor, life philosophy, storytelling, runaway, culture clash and dishonesty plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as petty criminal: Ideal (2005), Home Alone (1990), The Angels' Share (2012), The Kid with a Bike (2011), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Oliver & Company (1988), V/H/S (2012), Jamaica Inn (2014), Sister (2012), Magic Carpet Ride (2005).

List of petty criminal movies

 8.2
 3K
Ideal (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ideal is a British dark comedy sit-com, originally broadcast on digital channel BBC Three, created by Graham Duff and produced by BBC Comedy North and Baby Cow Productions. It stars Johnny Vegas as small-time cannabis dealer Moz. It is set in ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, surreal, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: stoners, petty criminal, crimes, drug dealing, dark humor, marijuana, dishonor among criminals, buddies, slacker, trippy, cannabis, dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, united kingdom, manchester, northern england, europe
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 7.7
 568K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, home alone, family, children, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, illinois, france ...
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The Angels' Share (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Style: feel good, harsh, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: community service, heist, working class, crimes, petty criminal, moral dilemma, going straight, fish out of water, thief, one last chance, society, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, england, london ...
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The Kid with a Bike (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.
Style: bleak, sincere, realistic, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: kids in trouble, childhood, boy, realism, youth, adoption, coming of age, orphan, life is a bitch, social problems, petty criminal, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.
Style: touching, motivational, realistic, uplifting, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: poverty, childhood, love, orphan, rags to riches, against the odds, destiny, life is a bitch, street life, cheating, society, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 2005 ...
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, taj mahal
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Oliver & Company (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street ...
Style: sentimental, touching, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, girls' night, family outing
Plot: disney, friendship, orphan, dog, cat, pets, adventure, adoption, kitten, talking cat, alone, talking dog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york state, manhattan new york city, america
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 5.8
 64K
V/H/S (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, ghost, zombie, halloween, mystery, haunted house, demon, videotaping, confined, petty criminal, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa, arizona
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 6.4
 2K
Jamaica Inn (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1820 against the forbidding backdrop of windswept Cornish moors, the story follows the journey of young and spirited Mary who is forced to live with her Aunt Patience after the death of her mother. Mary arrives at the isolated Jamaica Inn to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, tense, realistic ...
Plot: petty criminal, couples, dangerous attraction, murder, romancing a criminal, smuggling, crimes, woman in danger, innkeeper, hotel, who to trust, escape attempt ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film consists of three independent parts: "Workmate", "Déjà vu" and "Operation Y". The plot follows the adventures of Shurik (alternative spelling — Shourick), the naive and nerdy Soviet student who often gets ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: construction worker, warehouse, petty criminal, community service, night watchman, workplace, misfit partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, rivalry, burglary ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: ussr, russia
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 7.0
 7K
Sister (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, social ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, ski, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, petty criminal, theft, mountain, self discovery, society, family relations, unemployment, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, alps, europe, swiss alps
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Magic Carpet Ride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A struggling, suicidal young comedian meets a car thief who is willing to teach him a few things about his profession.
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, clever, stylized ...
Plot: petty criminal, working class, crimes, family problems, misfit, heist, society, caper, secret hideout, gangsters, heroes, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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 6.0
 1K
Real Guys (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Normal, ordinary Russian guy Kohl could not decide between the life "on the region" and the world of the Permian elite society. Throughout the series it offers a fascinating and funny stories.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, feel good, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, petty criminal, reconciliation, parents and children, media, crumbling relationship, videotaping, crimes, hopes, tv show, mechanic, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Killing Cabos (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Oscar Cabos, a multimillionaire tycoon, is being held for ransom--only his captors have nabbed the wrong man. Now, to get their money, they must find the real Cabos--which could get tricky since he's been counter-kidnapped by his future ...
Style: talky, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, disorder, partners, gang, escapades, petty criminal, wrong place wrong time, twists and turns, criminal heroes, mistaken identity, dwarf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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The Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
Story: In this holiday prequel, it’s 1997 and Sunnyvale Trailer Park is getting ready for the holiday season. Julian’s got a great idea to make money this Christmas, Ricky gets confused between God and Santa, and Bubbles tries to get the Boys together ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, friends, petty criminal, buddies, misfit, life is a bitch, holiday, white trash, society, disorder, social misfits
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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 6.4
 765
Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: juvenile delinquency, single parent, petty criminal, going straight, dishonesty, parents and children, cons and scams, pretense, code, family relations, family life, business venture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.7
 2K
Machan (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Sri Lanka, Italy, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two friends, Manoj (Gihan De Chickera), a bartender, and Stanley (Dharmapriya Dias), a fruit vendor, wish to immigrate to the West to seek their fortune, but have difficulties getting their visa applications approved. They come across an application ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: handball, friendship, ambition, starting over, society, dishonesty, working class, petty criminal, misfit, hopes, best friends, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sri lanka, europe, asia
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 7.1
 6K
7 Boxes (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Paraguay, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Víctor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: chase, crimes, gang, petty criminal, teenage life, youth, twists and turns, teenage boy, teenager, social injustice, heist, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, paraguay
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Shor in the City (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Various residents and career-criminals face challenges in crime-laden Mumbai.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: heist, crimes, petty criminal, city life, dishonesty, cons and scams, gangsters, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crime boss, revenge, redemption, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mumbai india, india
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 6.5
 23K
Hero (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who ...
Style: humorous, harsh, sentimental, satirical, touching ...
Plot: air disaster, mistaken identity, chase, corruption, happy ending, rescue, unlikely hero, escapades, dishonesty, petty criminal, custody battle, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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 6.4
 21K
Big Trouble (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of how a mysterious suitcase brings together, and changes, the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, two hitmen, a pair of street thugs, two love struck teens, two FBI men and a psychedelic toad. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning ...
Style: funny, humorous, semi serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, crimes, stupidity, save the day, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, petty criminal, parents and children, gangsters, mob hit, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, boston
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 7.4
 19K
The Child (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.
Style: sincere, emotional, harsh, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homeless, youth, dysfunctional family, poverty, baby, black market, going straight, social decay, life is a bitch, society, regret, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, belgium, europe
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 6.2
 145K
Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Japan
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: feel good, funny, humorous, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, robbery, thanksgiving, working class, crimes, gold, fbi, skyscraper, revenge, con men, planning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Invisible Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The Invisible Man is a Sci-Fi American television series starring Vincent Ventresca, Paul Ben-Victor, Eddie Jones, Shannon Kenny and Michael McCafferty. Somewhat more successful than previous television series involving invisible secret agents, it ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invisibility, government agency, spy, experiment, petty criminal, undercover, antidote, loss of sibling, superhero, invisible man, partners, investigation ...
Time: 2000s, 90s
Place: usa
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 6.4
 131K
Savages (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Style: sexy, tense, romantic, rough, bloody ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug cartel, marijuana, twists and turns, kidnapping, gangsters, rescue, drug dealing, mob boss, friendship, woman in danger, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: california, southern california, usa, tijuana mexico, afghanistan ...
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 6.8
 3K
Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Keegan Deane's staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the law cases that nobody else will touch. He always tries to do the right thing, but at the same time struggles to save himself from the many self-destructive ...
Style: realistic, humorous, cynical, semi serious
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, legal, family relations, lawyers and clients, crimes, intrigue, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 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: suspenseful, surprise ending, tricky, psychological, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, forgery, crimes, cons and scams, manipulation, con artists, heist, plot twist, justice, crime gone awry, partners, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, argentina
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Neighboring Sounds (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Life in a middle-class neighbourhood in present day Recife, Brazil, takes an unexpected turn after the arrival of an independent private security firm. The presence of these men brings a sense of safety and a good deal of anxiety to a culture which ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: neighbor, masturbation, social decay, vigilantism, class differences, dull life, life is a bitch, crimes, society, racial tension, petty criminal, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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Just Like the Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A petty thief's mentoring of an apparent orphan takes a profound turn when he kidnaps the boy from a foster home and drives him cross-country to his sister's house in Texas.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: adoption, friendship, family relations, custody, on the road, introspection, redemption, hopes, petty criminal, road trip, foster home, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, texas
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 7.0
 13K
Dog Pound (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three juvenile delinquents arrive at a correctional center and are put under the care of an experienced guard.
Style: sincere, serious, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, juvenile prison, sodomy, crimes, male nudity, teenage protagonist, prison life, going straight, youth, teenage boy, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Leaves of Grass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Ivy League professor returns home, where his pot-growing twin brother has concocted a plan to take down a local drug lord.
Style: cynical, intense, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: twins, dysfunctional family, crimes, character study, road trip, gangsters, brutality, twin brother, drug dealing, siblings relations, unlikely criminals, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
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