Fortune hunter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fortune hunter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, semi serious, sexy and exciting films and TV shows about / with fortune hunter, marriage for money, social climber, laziness, couples, romance, marriage, couple relations, love and romance and son in law plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in Finland, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fortune hunter: The Comic (1969), Oasis of the Zombies (1982), Lottovoittaja UKK Turhapuro (1976), Numbskull Emptybrook in Spain (1985), Professori Uuno D.G. Turhapuro (1975), House of Terror (1973), Tupla-Uuno (1988), Numbskull Emptybrook (1973), A New Leaf (1971), Period of Adjustment (1962).

List of fortune hunter movies

 6.7
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The Comic (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An account of the rise and fall of a silent film comic, Billy Bright. The movie begins with his funeral, as he speaks from beyond the grave in a bitter tone about his fate, and takes us through his fame, as he ruins it with womanizing and drink, and ...
Plot: price of fame, golddigger, rise and fall, television, comedian, funeral, divorce, redemption, vaudeville, comeback, washed up star, hollywood ...
Place: mexico
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Oasis of the Zombies (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a remote desert oasis, a fortune in gold was hidden by the Nazis during World War 2. 50 years later, a bunch of fortune-hunters converge on that selfsame oasis. Imagine their discomfiture upon discovering that the gold is being guarded by an army ...
Plot: treasure, gold, cannibal, oasis, zombie, desert, jeep, woman killed, female nudity, death, violence, brutality ...
Place: africa, north africa
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Happy End? Or How Numbskull Emptybrook Won the Hand of Such a Rich and Beautiful Lady (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Uuno moves in flight cargo to Helsinki for the search of a rich, beautiful wife. He buys elegant clothes for eight marks from an estate auction and in two weeks becomes the most pursued bachelor in town, charming all the women. He also starts as a ...
Plot: garage, makeover, engagement, father in law, marriage for money, employment agency, bachelor, inventor, social climber, operation, matchmaker, nightmare ...
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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Numbskul Emptybrook Back in the Country (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Uuno's father-in-law councillor Tuura moves to the country with his wife and daughter Elisabeth. Uuno joins them when it turns out Tuura's mansion is on the construction site of a new road. Tuura however is set on preventing this.
Plot: countryside, village life, social climber, fortune hunter, laziness, son in law, marriage for money, father in law, gadget, city country contrast
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The Marital Crisis of Numbskull Emptybrook (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Uuno's nose is proved to be so good, that he can smell behind the display window what goods are on the other side. With this fabulous smell talent Uuno is chosen to Police's police-dog school as a student among the other dogs. Meanwhile ...
Plot: bet, beach, sandwich, mechanic, secretary, marriage, eating, dog, laziness, fortune hunter, social climber, grocery store ...
Place: finland
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Hardware Dealer Numbskull Emptybrook, the President's Son-in-Law (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro, a useless bum who has married money, creates havoc around his father-in-law's presidential campaign. He dresses up as his long-lost, wealthy brother from America, but things go awry when the real brother appears. At some point ...
Plot: marriage for money, father in law, fortune hunter, president, laziness, son in law, hardware store, social climber
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Lottovoittaja UKK Turhapuro (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It is the first anniversary of Uuno and Elisabet. Uuno has placed a bet with his friend Härski-Hartikainen a year ago, that if Uuno can take just one year of marriage with Elisabet, Hartikainen will treat him a festive dinner. However, Hartikainen ...
Plot: lottery, social climber, marriage for money, father in law, son in law, laziness, fortune hunter
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Uuno Turhapuro Suomen Tasavallan Herra Presidentti (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro becomes the President of Finland. Streets are named after him and honorary companies are arranged for him. He also tries to turn Finland into a kingdom.
Plot: president, marriage for money, laziness, fortune hunter, political campaign, pet dog, social climber, fake moustache, statue, prime minister, government, bet ...
Place: finland
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Numbskull Emptybrook Loses His Memory (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 82 min.
Plot: laziness, fortune hunter, head injury, nervous breakdown, social climber, personality change, lesbian, marching band, amnesia, collision, parade, garage ...
Place: finland
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Numbskull Emptybrook in Spain (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro is searching for a job and takes a correspondence course in tour guiding. Eventually he gets a job in a small travel agency and takes a group of Finnish tourists to Marbella, Spain. Unfortunately Uuno's father-in-law Tuura is in ...
Plot: hotel, family vacation, summer vacation, golf, vacation, sexy woman, woman in a bikini, business, swimming pool, bikini, marriage for money, airplane ...
Place: spain
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Professori Uuno D.G. Turhapuro (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Uuno is unemployed and his friends try to arrange a job for him. With his imagination, though, and the help of Härski Hartikainen (Spede Pasanen), he somehow manages to avoid all work, until he becomes what he has always dreamt of being - a film ...
Plot: father in law son in law relationship, neighbor, laziness, fortune hunter, mother in law, cottage, social climber, flirting, professor, husband wife relationship, actor, job seeking ...
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House of Terror (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is hired to take care of a mean, cantankerous woman. It turns out that the nurse and her boyfriend are after the woman's fortune. When the woman turns up dead in a bathtub full of blood the couple begin to search for the money, but they ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, murder, deception, fortune hunter, twin sister
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 5.3
 683
Tupla-Uuno (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tupla-Uuno
Plot: businessman, ceo, speedboat, womanizer, mistaken identity, secretary, mechanic, beach, scheme, board of directors, social climber, martial arts ...
Place: finland
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Numbskull Emptybrook's Memory Slowly Comes Back (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro has lost his memory and thinks he's a woman. His friend sörsselssön has lost his memory too and Härski Hartikainen tries to help them.
Plot: personality change, social climber, fortune hunter, son in law, laziness, father in law, marriage for money, amnesia, clown, diving
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Numbskull Emptybrook (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Uuno goes with his wife to spend summer holiday to their villa in country, studies playing of the violin in a correspondence course and constructs an own violin with do-it-yourself-method, but quits his career when he perceives that takes his free ...
Plot: violin, dysfunctional marriage, talent, diet, social climber, hunger, laziness, fortune hunter, cottage, garage, husband wife relationship, violinist ...
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The Prince Who Turns into a Frog (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Prince Who Turns Into a Frog is a 2005 Taiwanese drama starring Ming Dow and Sam Wang of boyband 183 Club; and Joe Chen and Joyce Chao of girl group 7 Flowers, as well as all the members of the former and two members of the latter, who are ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: mother daughter relationship, memory loss, hotel, amulet, frog, falling in love, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, heir, rich man, ceo, true love, fortune hunter ...
Place: taiwan
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 7.4
 4K
A New Leaf (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder.
Style: clever, dark humor, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: murder, camping, lawyer, bankruptcy, cons and scams, love and romance, romance, couples, unlikely criminals, battle of the sexes, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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Period of Adjustment (1962)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, adult virgin, marriage for money, neurosis, southerner ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
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Numbskull Emptybrook in the Army (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Uuno is forced to complete his mandatory military service when it is revealed that he only spent one day in the army in his youth. As is typical of the Turhapuro series his family and friends become closely tied in with these events. His friends ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: military, army, soldier, goofy hero, disorder, hapless soldier, fortune hunter, laziness, military officer, social climber, military service, marriage for money ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: finland
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 4.4
 492
The Big Cube (1969)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman and her drug addict boyfriend plot to drive the woman's stepmother insane with LSD in a plot to secure an inheritance.
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: cult, hospital, lsd, drug abuse, going straight, addiction, mental institution, kidnapping, social decay, crimes, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
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The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, rich and poor, power relations, couple relations, romance, betrayal, death, social differences, fall in love, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
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 3.5
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The Tomb (1986)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An Egyptian princess rises from the dead and goes to California for the amulets she needs.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mummy, occult, tomb, artifact, revenge, supernatural, vengeance, danger, deadly, rivalry, bounty hunter, aging ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Baptista, a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca, will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina, a hellish shrew, has wed. Lucentio, a student and the son of a wealthy Pisan merchant, has fallen in love with ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, opposites attract, farce, unlikely couple, merchant, romance, love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, renaissance, 1930s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london
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Northanger Abbey (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, estate, friendship, fall in love, inheritance, society, family relations, aristocracy, jane austen, countryside, coming of age, horse ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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 7.0
 363K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, mummy, adventurer, deadly creature, adventure, supernatural, tomb, curses spells and rituals, sandstorm, chase, ancient, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, north africa, cairo egypt
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How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: native american, settler, outlaw, river, frontier, adventure, small town, family, wilderness, attempted murder, gold, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, baroque
Plot: prison, orphan, prostitute, rise to the top, society, betrayal, maid, downfall, romance, adventure, rich and poor, social differences ...
Time: 18th century, 1600s, 17th century, 1700s
Place: england
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 6.4
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The Europeans (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Henry James' novel with the same title. It's the fall of 1850, a few miles outside Boston. The household of the dour Mr. Wentworth receives two unannounced visitors from Europe, Eugenia and Felix, the daughter and son of his half ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, biting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: baroness, marriage, couple relations, culture clash, dysfunctional family, master and servant, immigration, infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new england, europe, usa, france, china ...
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Desperate Remedies (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a town called Hope on the edge of Britain's empire, desperations clash: the beautiful Dorothea Brook is desperate to free her pregnant sister Rose from the clutches of Fraser, a fortune hunter. A local politician, William Poyner, is ...
Style: serious, surreal, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, gays and lesbians, romance, manipulations, british colonial, self discovery, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, social differences, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new zealand, seaport
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 5.1
 39K
Congo (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gorilla, jungle, adventure, survival, laser, adventurer, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, daring rescue, obsessive quest, animal life, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: congo, africa, mine, houston texas
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