Movies like The Diamond Arm

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The Diamond Arm (1969)
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The Diamond Arm
Original name: Бриллиантовая рука
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, not serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: goofy hero, farce, nothing goes right, undercover agent, cons and scams, mistaken identity, disorder, hidden identity, chases and races, smuggling, neighbor neighbor relationship, fake identity, disguise, friendship between men, husband wife relationship, secret mission, male objectification, gem, secretly observing, marital crisis, black eye, communism, police station, police investigation, crime boss ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
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Twelve Chairs
Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Soviet Union
161 min.
 8.4
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future
Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Soviet Union
93 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and funny films with plots about disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, farce, chase and runaway mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Diamond Arm: The Troops in New York (1965), Twelve Chairs (1971), The Fugitives (1986), The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982), Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film consists of three independent parts: "Workmate", "Déjà vu" and "Operation Y". The plot follows the adventures of Shurik (alternative spelling — Shourick), the naive and nerdy Soviet student who often gets ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: student, goofy hero, misfit partners, nothing goes right, exam, rivalry, community service, burglary, construction site, night watchman, petty criminal, warehouse ...
Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: soviet union, russia
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The Troops in New York
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second installment of Gendarmes series, tells the story of Sergeant Cruchot (Louis De Funes), who, together with his faithful comrades, has been sent to the International Congress of Gendarmerie in N.Y.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, nothing goes right, gendarme, goofy hero, law enforcement, fish out of water, track down, officers and cadets, misfit, stowaway, daughter, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, french riviera, europe ...
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System:   69%
    User:   65%
 
Twelve Chairs
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: misfit partners, odd couple, dishonesty, partners, disorder, treasure hunt, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, family relations, gem, treasure ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   59%
 
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time machine, time travel, mad scientist, comedy of errors, goofy hero, disorder, mistaken identity, adventure, fish out of water, misfit partners, escapades, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: soviet union, moscow russia, russia
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The Fugitives
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, fugitives, goofy hero, odd couple, reluctant partners, nothing goes right, chase, chases and races, disorder, farce, heist gone wrong, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   74%
 
The Troops & Troop-ettes
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: law enforcement, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, gendarme, goofy hero, workplace situations, farce, policewoman, battle of the sexes, nun, police, provence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, riviera ...
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    User:   66%
 
Kidnapping, Caucasian Style
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this comic but dated story, nerdy Shurik travels to Caucas in search of native legends and folklore. But what he finds is a beautiful girl whom, due to intoxication and deceit of the local "gang", he ends up literally stealing for the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: student, couple relations, kidnapped woman, love affair, save the lady, corrupt official, social relations, human relationship, love and romance, criminal gang, uncle niece relationship, kidnapper kidnapped relationship ...
Place: soviet union, caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, twists and turns, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
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Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, babies and infants, adventure, mischievous children, kidnapping, lost child, nothing goes right, stupidity, crime gone awry, chase, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
Weekend at Bernie's
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, farce, murder, death, buddies, comedy of errors, dumb, cons and scams, hitman, life & death, chase, mentor ...
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Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
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Safe Men
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: heist, farce, mistaken identity, crime, gangsters, comedy of errors, safecracker, gangster, jewish, buddies, hidden identity, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
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The Sucker
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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Story: In this Frenco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an American friends car from Napels to Bordeaux, but as it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
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    User:   53%
 
A Fish Called Wanda
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, california, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
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The Goat
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico, Malta
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: private detective, farce, buddies, adventure, french, goofy hero, jungle, missing person, crimes, dishonesty, runaway, partners ...
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    User:   56%
 
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Corky Romano
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Corky Romano is a bumbling, simpleton, veterinarian and the youngest, outcast son of an aging gangster, named Pops Romano, who calls upon Corky to infiltrate the local FBI and retrieve and destroy evidence being used to incriminate Pops for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime, gangsters, stupidity, mafia, goofy hero, dumb, farce, hidden identity, lame, family, special agents, catastrophe ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
The Troops on Vacation
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, amateur detective, disorder, goofy hero, save the day, track down, retirement, memory loss, dull life, chases and races, crimes, elderly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
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The Brain
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, cons and scams, heist, crime, crimes, dishonesty, adventure, disorder, criminal heroes, cat burglar, gangsters, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: belgium, france, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
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Taxi 5
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A police officer who's transfered in the police of Marseille gets assigned to take down a group of Italian robbers who drive the powerfull Ferrari's with the older niece of Daniel, a terrible driver who gets the legendary white taxi.
Style: humorous, light, funny, entertaining, exciting
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, racing, partners, track down, partners against crime, goofy hero, unlikely partners, chases and races, crimes, beautiful scenery, cars ...
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
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Rat Race
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, road trip, contests and competitions, money, chase, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, creativity, escapades, partners, bet, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, las vegas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
Gentlemen of Fortune
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A kindergarten director Troshkin is a dead ringer for a criminal nicknamed "Docent" who stole the priceless...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, impersonating, cons and scams, criminal gang, disguise, secret agent, crime, hidden identity, lookalikes, expedition, petty criminal, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s
Place: soviet union, kindergarten, russia
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System:   46%
    User:   100%
 
Fun with Dick and Jane
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: loss of job, unemployment, bankruptcy, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, husband wife relationship, greed, scapegoat, crime, vengeance, robbery, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.
Style: humorous, epic, road movie, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, treasure hunt, farce, race, desert, adventure, greed, road trip, nothing goes right, on the road, money, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: farce, chase, kidnapping, police, vengeance, comedy of errors, palaces castles and temples, goofy hero, hotel, insanity, assassin, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, munich germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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The Troops Get Married
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Saint-Tropez police launch a major offensive against dangerous drivers. Marechal Cruchot (Louis de Funès) relishes the assignment, which he pursues with a manic zeal. Cruchot is after an offending driver, who turns out to be Josépha (Claude ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: goofy hero, gendarme, fall in love, boss and employee, farce, nothing goes right, disorder, officers and cadets, workplace, father daughter relationship, law enforcement, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, farce, police, screwball, prison escape, stupidity, prison, crime, goofy hero, race against time, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 5.5
 113K
White Chicks
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites to the Hamptons, where they're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper. But when the girls realize ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: working undercover, fish out of water, special agents, crossdressing, cross dressing, dumb, gender bending, undercover, gender, police investigation, drugs/alcohol, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
Nuns on the Run
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: farce, cross dressing, chase, british, gangster, drugs/alcohol, hidden identity, gangsters, robbery, convent, gender bending, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Italy, a dying woman tells her granddaughter that she hid her treasure many years ago in Russia, in the city of Leningrad. Other people (who were around when she died) also learn about it. Thus several people arrive in Leningrad trying to find ...
Plot: lion, red car, death of mother, inheritance, cigar, falling in love, mafioso, phone booth, smoking, kiss, car chase, heiress ...
Place: russia, saint petersburg, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 

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