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7 Best Movies Like ‘The Fall Guy’ To Watch If You Love The Film

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Fans of light-hearted and fun action movies are having their day in the sun with Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt‘s new action comedy film The Fall Guy. Loosely based on a 1980s TV series of the same name by Glen A. Larson and directed by Deadpool 2‘s David Leitch, the Universal Pictures film follows the story of Colt Seavers, a Hollywood stuntman who returns to work after taking a year-long break due to an injury. Colt’s latest gig is at a high-budget blockbuster sci-fi film directed by his ex-girlfriend who he still loves and when the main actor of her film disappears, Colt must find him and bring him back. If you loved all the death-defying stunts and Gosling and Blunt’s electric chemistry in The Fall Guy here are some similar movies you could watch next.

The Nice Guys (Rent on Prime Video)

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The Nice Guys is a neo-noir buddy action comedy film directed by Shane Black a screenplay by Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi. The 2016 film is set in 1977 Los Angeles and it follows a down-on-his-luck private detective and a hired enforcer who are hired to find a missing girl but stumble into a big conspiracy involving politicians, big businesses, and the adult film industry. The Nice Guys stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in the lead roles with Angourie Rice, Margaret Qualley, Matt Bomer, Kim Basinger, Yaya DaCosta, and Keith Davis starring in supporting roles.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (Rent on Prime Video)

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a neo-noir black comedy film written and directed by Shane Black. Based on a 1941 novel titled Bodies Are Where You Find Them by Brett Halliday, the 2005 film follows the story of a small-time thief Harry Lockhart who unintentionally auditions for a film and gets the role but when he gets to Hollywood he finds himself embroiled in a murder case and the only way he can save himself is by teaming up with his new best friend private detective Gay Perry. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang stars Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, and Michelle Monaghan in the lead roles with Corbin Bernsen, Dash Mihok, Larry Miller, and Rockmond Dunbar starring in supporting roles.

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (Rent on Prime Video)

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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is a buddy action comedy film directed by Tom Gormican from a screenplay by Gormican and Kevin Etten. The 2022 film stars Nicolas Cage as a fictional version of himself who is in financial trouble to take care of his financial woes he accepts a birthday party invitation from his superfan who has agreed to pay him but he soon discovers that his superfan is also a bigtime criminal and the CIA asks him to go undercover as himself. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent stars Nicolas Cage in the lead role with Pedro Pascal, Lily Mo Sheen, Sharon Horgan, Alessandra Mastronardi, Paco León, Demi Moore, Ike Barinholtz, and Tiffany Haddish starring in supporting roles.

Get Shorty (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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Get Shorty is a gangster comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld from a screenplay by Scott Frank. Based on a 1990 novel of the same name by author Elmore Leonard, the 1995 film follows the story of a Miami mobster who is ordered to go to Hollywood and collect a debt from a Hollywood producer, but when he gets there he falls for an actress and after pitching his own life story as a movie he finds out that being a film producer is not that different from being a gangster. Get Shorty stars John Travolta in the lead role with Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Barry Sonnenfeld, Rene Russo, Dennis Farina, James Gandolfini, Delroy Lindo, David Paymer, and Jacob Vargas starring in supporting roles.

Confess, Fletch (Paramount+ & Prime Video Add-On)

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Confess, Fletch is a crime comedy film directed by Greg Mottola from a screenplay by Zev Borow and Greg Mottola. Based on a 1976 novel of the same name by Gregory Mcdonald, the 2022 film follows the story of Irwin Maurice “Fletch” Fletcher, an ex-journalist who now works as a private detective and while working on a case of valuable stolen paintings, he gets embroiled in a murder mystery with the prime suspect being him. Confess, Fletch stars Jon Hamm in the lead role with Lorenza Izzo, Anna Osceola, Ayden Mayeri, John Slattery, Marcia Gay Harden, Lucy Punch, and Annie Mumolo starring in supporting roles.

Seven Psychopaths (Paramount+, Pluto TV & Prime Video Add-On)

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Seven Psychopaths is a crime comedy-drama film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. The 2012 film follows the story of an alcoholic writer who is stuck on his new screenplay but inspiration strikes when his oddball buddies mistakenly kidnap a gangster’s dog who is now hunting them. Seven Psychopaths stars Colin Farrell and Sam Rockwell in the lead roles with Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, Olga Kurylenko, Tom Waits, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Michael Pitt starring in supporting roles.
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