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List of the best movies like First Sunday (2008): Bad Santa 2, The Survivors, Money for Nothing, Lucky, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, The Young Offenders, Best Men, Closer to the Moon, Amos & Andrew, Patti Cake$.

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Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:14
CharactersThieves, Santa Claus, Mothers, Singers
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Money, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Black humor, For men

Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie Soke teams up with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine who brings out Willie's sliver of humanity. Issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie's horror story of a mother, who raises the bar for the gang's ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersDogs, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Friends, Partners
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Friendship
PlaceMountains, New York
TimeNew Year

Having both lost their jobs, two strangers become unlikely friends after a run in with a would be robber, who is actually a hitman with a grudge against the two.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Losers
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Money, Friendship, Chase
StyleLight, Fascinating, Smart, Fancy

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for advice, before turning to the mob for help laundering the money. While Joey makes plans to leave the country, however, a detective is following his ever-warmer trail in order to recover the cash.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Sharks, Gods, Heroes, Autistic
PlotTravel, Friendship, Loneliness, Death, Weapon
PlaceVillage, Deserts
TimeFuture, World War II
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Philosophical, Fascinating, Makes me think

Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Scammers, Writers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Money, Friendship, Snow, Cheating
PlaceCourt, Party
StyleSad ones

When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland
Duration01:29
CharactersDogs, Teens, Mafia, Thieves, Friends
PlotRobbery, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Fight
PlacePrison, Ireland, Beach, Small cities
StyleAction, Light

Two teenage boys cycle 160 km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersFBI, Friends
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Wedding, Friendship, Hostage
StyleFor men

Four tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his girlfriend. En route to the wedding, one of the men asks to stop by a bank to pick up some cash. As it turns out, he is a wanted bank robber who uses Shakespeare passages during his robberies and thus has become known as "Hamlet". Soon all five men are caught up in the bank and involved in the robbery as they end up in a hostage situation. The hostage negotiator shows up who turns out to be Hamlet's father.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryRomania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Military
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Dancing, Bank robbery, Money
PlacePrison
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Friendship, Hostage, False accusations
PlaceIslands
StyleLight, Smart

When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver realizes his mistake and to avoid the bad publicity offers a thief in his jail, Amos Odell a deal.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersMusicians, Photographers, Friends, Guitarists, Mothers
PlotLove, Money, Friendship, Loneliness, Depression
PlaceHospitals, Cemetery, USA, Night Clubs, New York
TimeHalloween

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration01:46
CharactersThieves, Friends, Losers, Partners, Good people
PlaceScotland
StyleSoulful

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersRobots, Thieves, Friends
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Friendship
TimeFuture
StyleTwisted plot, To cry, Smart, Fancy, Touching

A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are concerned about their father’s well-being and buy him a caretaker robot. Initially resistant to the idea, Frank soon appreciates the benefits of robotic support – like nutritious meals and a clean house – and eventually begins to treat his robot like a true companion. With his robot’s assistance, Frank’s passion for his old, unlawful profession is reignited, for better or worse.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:10
CharactersPolice, Friends, Partners, Veterans
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Death, Weapon
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Argentina
Duration02:24
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Bodyguards, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery, Passion, Seduction, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense

Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years later, Nicky is in Buenos Aires working a very dangerous scheme when Jess -- now an accomplished femme fatale -- unexpectedly shows up. Her appearance throws Nicky for a loop at a time when he cannot afford to be off his game.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Teens, Horses, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotChess, Money, Friendship, Mental disorders, Weapon
PlaceParty, Mansions
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

Two teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. In the process, they learn that neither is what she seems to be, and that a murder might solve both of their problems.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Partners
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceTrains
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating

After their mother ends up in jail, two sisters turn to train robbery in order to support their family.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Gambling, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceCasino
StyleSmart, Touching

Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they are caught, what could happen to three old men?

Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Criminals, Partners, Detectives
PlotLove, Survival, Robbery, Revenge, Betrayal
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully his. When he finally comes face to face with his longtime friend he will be forced to make a life changing choice.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersFriends, Partners, Poor
PlotRobbery, Money, Friendship, Divorce, Competitions

Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to sleep in the car. Even worse, her war veteran father comes to live with her to turn her life upside down. Louise lives a happy life with her veterinarian husband, Albert. She runs an antique shop on the side, but since it doesn't take in any profit, the IRS considers it a hobby. She needs to come up with the money to keep it going, or she will be trouble with the IRS. Elaine's husband has left her for another woman and without any money. She is in a constant struggle with banks, power companies, and gas stations. She needs money to get by and also catches the eye of police officer Jack. The local mall is having a contest that features a giant money ball that states it will help fight the inflation.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:39
CharactersBlonde girls, Thieves, Police, Scammers, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Revenge, Hostage
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men

Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Partners
PlotFriendship, Rivalry
PlaceNight Clubs, New York
StyleExciting, For men

'Sugar' Ray is the owner of an illegal casino and must contend with the pressure of vicious gangsters and corrupt police who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organised crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any dastardly trick is fair.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersRobots, Gods, Police, Photographers, Criminals
PlotDancing, Soccer, Fight, Money, Friendship
PlaceTrains, Ghetto, Party, Cemetery
StyleTense, Makes me think, Disturbing

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Students, Friends
PlotRobbery, Gambling, Money, Friendship, Bets
PlaceCollege

Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs
PlotSurvival, Money, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Black humor

Recently fired and facing eviction, a new dad has his life turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to financial security... but at a price.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, West Germany
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Losers, Tourists, Partners
PlotPrison Break, Friendship
PlacePrison
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fancy, Makes me think

A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersTeens, Partners
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Uprising, Blackmail
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Partners
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Hostage, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, For men

After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersThieves, Poor
PlotRobbery
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSmart, Touching

American couple Jake and Tina are living in an expensive London hotel above their means, incurring a sizeable debt. When they are asked to pay a lavish dinner bill and Jake's card is declined, he suggests they sell Tina's tiny, expensive Henry Moore sculpture to cover the debt. After they hatch a scheme to claim the sculpture was stolen in order to collect insurance on it, the sculpture mysteriously goes missing.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military, biography
CountryUSA, Cambodia, Romania
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Military, Scammers, FBI, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Robbery, Cars, Relationship
PlaceAfghanistan, Aircraft, Iraq, USA, Office
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersHeroes, Police, Friends, Partners
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men, Disturbing

With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.





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