10 best movies like Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)

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Knockin' on Heaven's Door 1997
Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first fancy car they find, a 60's Mercedes convertible. The car happens to belong to a bunch of gangsters, which immediately start to chase it, since it contains more than the pistol Martin finds in the glove box.
List of the best movies like Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997): The Corruptor, Men at Work, Montana, Lethal Weapon, Blackjack, Homer and Eddie, Best Men, Tour de Force, The Sunchaser, City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold.

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The Corruptor (1999)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.

Men at Work (1990)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.

Montana (1998)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.

Lethal Weapon (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:10

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.

Blackjack (1998)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52

After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. Now he must confront his fear and the assassin, who seems to be well aware of Jack's problem.

Homer and Eddie (1989)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

A mentally disabled man gets help from a sociopath when he tries to reunite with his dying father, who years earlier disowned him.

Best Men (1997)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30

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.

Tour de Force (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:35

Belgium, of all places. What's Belgium got besides chocolates and fries? No matter, this year it was Hannes' and Kiki's turn to choose the destination of their annual bike tour with their closest friends. They all looks forward to the adventure, after all they know that what counts the most is the time they spend together. It's only after the tour has begun that Hannes tells his friends that he's suffering from an incurable disease. The trip is to be his last. At first, the group is shocked and helpless, but after they hit the road again, they embark on a wild and one-of-a-kind adventure. Through Hannes, they realize how precious life is. Equipped with a list of things that still remain to do, and aware that nothing will be the same after this trip, they celebrate life as they never did before.

The Sunchaser (1996)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

A young half-Navajo convict dying of cancer forces a yuppie doctor to drive him to a magic healing lake.

City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA

Mitch Robbins 40th birthday begins quite well until he returns home and finds his brother Glen, the black sheep of the family, in his sofa. Nevertheless he is about to have a wonderful birthday-night with his wife when he discovers a treasure map of Curly by chance. Together with Phil and unfortunately Glen he tries to find the hidden gold of Curly's father in the desert of Arizona.

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Money for Nothing (1993)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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.

The Cowboy Way (1994)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.

Pork Pie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryNew Zealand

This remake of 1981’s Goodbye Pork Pie tracks the escapades of a trio of accidental outlaws as they travel the length of New Zealand protesting conformity and chasing lost love, with a posse of cops and a media frenzy in pursuit.

Harlem Nights (1989)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

'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.

Down by Law (1986)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, West Germany
Duration01:47

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

Thelma & Louise (1991)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:10

Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the strength of their friendship and surprising aspects of their personalities and self-strengths in the trying times.

Wisdom (1986)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

Gone Fishin' (1997)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.

25 kmh (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryGermany

A road movie about two very different brothers who have not seen each other for 20 years: city manager Christian and cabinetmaker Georg, who never left their hometown and took care of their father until his passing. After their fathers funeral, the brothers decide on a whim, and with some help from the alcohol, to fulfil their old dream: travel trough Germany together on their mopeds.

Delhi Belly (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryIndia
Duration01:43

Three unsuspecting, average guys find themselves on the hit list of one of India's most-powerful crime syndicates.

Badmaash Company (2010)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:22

Four young friends decide to work together when one of them comes up with an innovative and lucrative business plan. But their lives begin to deteriorate when their personal issues surface.

The Survivors (1983)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

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.

Going in Style (1979)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA

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?

Frau Ella (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:45

A young man goes on a road trip with an old lady he saves from a hospital.

Baby's Day Out (1994)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially the three enterprising kidnapers who pretend to be photographers from the newspaper. Successfully kidnaping Baby Bink, they have a harder time keeping hold of the rascal, who not only keeps one step ahead of them, but seems to be more than a little bit smarter than the three bumbling criminals.

Kid Cannabis (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives are changed forever.

The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on. The aftermath of the robbery gets them into serious trouble with the local Mafia boss and the corrupt New York City police department.

Flashback (1990)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA

A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar opposites, it turns out that Buckner may have more in common with Walker than is initially apparent, a point that is driven home when the pair faces off against a sinister small-town sheriff.

Plastic (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41

Sam & Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise £5m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.

Gigantic (1999)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:20

The Hamburg friends Walter, Ricco and Floyd take each day as it comes between the estates of tower blocks and fast food restaurants. All three are in their early twenties and are dreaming of another life when Floyd suddenly takes a job on a freighter going to Singapore…




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