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Pain & Gain 2013
Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, they abduct rich businessman Victor Kershaw and convince him to sign over all his assets to them. But when Kershaw makes it out alive, authorities are reluctant to believe his story.
List of the best movies like Pain & Gain (2013): The Crew, The Cowboy Way, Top Dog, Lethal Weapon, Running Scared, All About the Benjamins, Blue Streak, Loose Cannons, Cop Out, Mo' Money.

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The Crew (2000)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:46

Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.

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.

Top Dog (1995)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

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

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.

Running Scared (1986)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.

All About the Benjamins (2002)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:35

Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become his own boss and open up his own private investigation firm. Reggie Wright (Epps) is a slippery con artist who is avoiding the law, and Jackson. During a cat and mouse chase, the two stumble on a multi-million dollar diamond heist. Hiding from Jackson, Wright finds himself in the thieves' getaway van and ends up having to escape from them after they discover their booty is fake, much to the displeasure of their ruthless boss (Flanagan). When Wright meets up with his girlfriend (Mendes), he discovers that his recently purchased lottery ticket is the sole winner of $60 million. Unfortunately, his wallet, which held the ticket, was left in the thieves' van, so he persuades Jackson to help him get it back.

Blue Streak (1999)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:33

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as a LAPD detective

Loose Cannons (1990)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Mac, the two-fisted, savvy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burnout, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his lightning-fast deductions. But he keeps assuming the personalities of entire casts of Television shows. This can be a problem when people begin shooting at them.

Cop Out (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his daughter's wedding, Jimmy decides to sell a rare baseball card that's worth tens of thousands. Unfortunately, when the collector's shop is robbed and the card vanishes with the crook, Paul and Jimmy end up going rogue, tracking down the card and the drug ring behind its theft, all on their own time, and without any backup – except for each other.

Mo' Money (1992)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of criminals...

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Tango & Cash (1989)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder weapon on the scene of the crime, the two have no alibi. Thrown into prison with most of the criminals they helped convict, it appears that they are going to have to trust each other if they are to clear their names and catch the evil Perret.

Stuber (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

After crashing his car, a cop who's recovering from eye surgery recruits an Uber driver to help him catch a heroin dealer. The mismatched pair soon find themselves in for a wild day of stakeouts and shootouts as they encounter the city's seedy side.

Money Talks (1997)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, China, Japan
Duration01:43

After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit-Girl can prevent their annihilation.

Curdled (1996)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with a post-murder cleaning service and during a Blue-Blood clean-up job, discovers evidence that police have overlooked.

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.

Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother.

One for the Money (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

An unemployed lingerie buyer convinces her bail bondsman cousin to give her a shot as a bounty hunter. Her first assignment is to track down a former cop on the run for murder – the same man who broke her heart years before. With the help of some friends and the best bounty hunter in the business, she slowly learns what it takes to be a true bounty hunter.

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.

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.

Cops & Robbersons (1994)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Hard-as-nails cop, Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing—but can you survive the Robberson family.

The Ice Harvest (2005)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.

Metro (1997)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.

The Happytime Murders (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:02

In a world where human beings and puppets live together, when the members of the cast of a children's television show aired during the 1990s begin to get murdered one by one, puppet Phil Philips, a former LAPD detective who fell in disgrace and turned into a private eye, takes on the case at the request of his old boss in order to assist detective Edwards, who was his partner in the past.

Parker (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.

Thursday (1998)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. And all hell breaks loose!

Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:19

An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their differences, both men excel at martial arts, and utilize their formidable skills when they go up against Yoshida, a vicious yakuza drug dealer with ties to Kenner's past.

Game Night (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the game. As the competitors set out to solve the case, they start to learn that neither the game nor Brooks are what they seem to be. The friends soon find themselves in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn over the course of one chaotic night.

National Security (2003)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.




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