Movies like Nothing To Lose 1997

Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed businessman and the incompetent crook strike up a partnership and develop a robbery-revenge scheme. But it turns out that some other criminals in the area don't appreciate the competition.

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1 Bad Boys 1995

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (story), Michael Barrie (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 Blue Streak 1999

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 an LAPD detective

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Les Mayfield

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.3

3 I Spy 2002

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful arms dealers.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Betty Thomas

Writers:

Morton S. Fine (characters) (as Morton Fine), David Friedkin (characters) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

4 The Nutty Professor 1996

Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart. So, with one swig of his experimental fat-reducing serum, Sherman becomes 'Buddy Love', a fast-talking, pumped-up , plumped down Don Juan.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Science Fiction

Director:

Tom Shadyac

Country:

United States of America
5.6

5 Bulletproof 1996

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is working undercover with the LAPD to bust Moses and Colton at a sting operation the LAPD has set up.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Ernest R. Dickerson (as Ernest Dickerson)

Writers:

Joe Gayton (story), Joe Gayton (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

6 The Family Man 2000

Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy

Director:

Brett Ratner

Country:

United States of America
6.8

7 The Whole Nine Yards 2000

After a mobster agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison, he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a couple of his new neighbours figure out his true identity and come knocking to see if he'd be up for one more hit—suburban style.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Jonathan Lynn

Writer:

Mitchell Kapner

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.7

8 The Whole Ten Yards 2004

Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past unexpectedly shows up on Jimmy and Jill's doorstep; it's Oz, and he's begging them to help him rescue his wife, Cynthia.

Genres:

Comedy, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Howard Deutch

Writers:

Mitchell Kapner (characters), Mitchell Kapner (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

9 The Big Hit 1998

Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when their prime score turns sour. That's because the girl is the goddaughter of the gang's ruthless crime boss. But, even while dodging bullets, Melvin has to keep his real job secret from his unsuspecting fiancée, Pam.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Kirk Wong (as Che-Kirk Wong)

Writer:

Ben Ramsey

Country:

United States of America
6.1

10 Bowfinger 1999

On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio gofer, he sets out to shoot a blockbuster featuring the biggest star in Hollywood, Kit Ramsey -- only without letting Ramsey know he's in the picture.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Frank Oz

Writer:

Steve Martin

Country:

United States of America
6.4

11 K-9 1989

The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his enemy behind the bars, but Jerry Lee has a personality of his own and works only when he wants to. On the other hand, the dog is quite good at destroying Dooley's car, house and sex-life...

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Rod Daniel

Country:

United States of America
6

12 Coming To America 1988

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

John Landis

Writers:

Eddie Murphy (story), David Sheffield (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

13 The Last Boy Scout 1991

When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going on between a crooked politician and the owner of a pro football team.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Tony Scott

Writers:

Shane Black (screenplay by), Shane Black (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

14 Payback 1999

With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.

Genres:

Crime, Action, Drama

Director:

Brian Helgeland

Writers:

Donald E. Westlake (novel) (as Richard Stark), Brian Helgeland (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

15 Very Bad Things 1998

Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold night in the desert with shovels when the stripper goes all the way into a body bag after dying in their bathroom. And that's just the first of the bodies to pile up before Kyle can walk down the aisle...

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Peter Berg

Writer:

Peter Berg

Country:

United States of America
6.4

16 Life 1999

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Ted Demme

Country:

United States of America
6.8

17 Senseless 1998

A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Penelope Spheeris

Writers:

Greg Erb, Craig Mazin

Country:

United States of America
6.1

18 Rat Race 2001

In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for $2 million jammed into a locker hundreds of miles away. The tycoon and his wealthy friends monitor each racer's every move to keep track of their favorites. The only rule in this race is that there are no rules.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Jerry Zucker

Writer:

Andy Breckman

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.4

19 Major Payne 1995

Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding officer of a local school's JROTC program, a bunch of ragtag losers with no hope.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Nick Castle

Writers:

Joe Connelly (story), Bob Mosher (story) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

20 Analyze This 1999

Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben Sobel is given just days to resolve Vitti's emotional crisis and turn him into a happy, well-adjusted gangster.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Harold Ramis

Writers:

Kenneth Lonergan (story), Peter Tolan (story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.7

21 National Security 2003

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

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
5.6

22 Thursday 1998

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!

Genres:

Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Skip Woods

Writer:

Skip Woods

Country:

United States of America
7.2

23 U Turn 1997

When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After becoming involved with a young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. Later, she hires Bobby to kill the husband.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

Oliver Stone

Writers:

John Ridley (screenplay), John Ridley (book)

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.8

24 Falling Down 1993

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Joel Schumacher

Writer:

Ebbe Roe Smith

Country:

United States of America
7.6