Movies like The Diamond Arm

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The Diamond Arm (1969)
 8.5
 11K
The Diamond Arm (1969)
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, realistic, witty, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: smuggling, cons and scams, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, goofy hero, farce, chases and races, disorder, gem, undercover agent, neighbor neighbor relationship, friendship between men, disguise, fake identity, husband wife relationship, hidden identity, male objectification, secret mission, crime boss, police station, police investigation, marital crisis, black eye, secretly observing, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia

Most similar movies to The Diamond Arm

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, dishonesty, goofy hero, chase and crime mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Diamond Arm: Safe Men (1998), Twelve Chairs (1971), Weekend at Bernie's (1989), The Troops in New York (1965), The Troops on Vacation (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
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: feel good, humorous, witty, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: exam, student, misfit partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, construction site, night watchman, burglary, workplace, rivalry, construction worker, petty criminal ...
Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
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, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Twelve Chairs (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 159 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: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, cynical ...
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, partners, crimes, jewelry, furniture, adventure, escapades, cons and scams, con artists, improv, rivalry ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
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: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, partners, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Troops in New York (1965)
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, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, misfit, track down, stowaway, family relations, disorder, chase, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, french riviera, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Troops on Vacation (1970)
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: retirement, goofy hero, save the day, chases and races, nothing goes right, memory loss, colleague, amateur detective, dull life, disorder, gendarme, beach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, saint tropez, europe, french riviera, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
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: comedy of errors, law enforcement, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, farce, battle of the sexes, police detective, disorder, crimes, gendarme, policewoman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Nuns on the Run (1990)
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: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, nun, convent, on the run, hidden identity, partners, disorder, odd couple, misfit, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
 18K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, clever ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, buddies, partners, disorder, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: on the run, danger, disorder, goofy hero, adventure, dull life, on the road, escapades, crimes, love and romance, assassination attempt, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, hong kong, nepal, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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 travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, changing the past or future, race against time, disorder, comedy of errors, goofy hero, escapades, misfit partners, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.5
 5K
The Sucker (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, road movie
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, partners, drug dealing, misfit, odd couple, buddies, dishonesty, chase, heist, friends, elderly ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, france, europe, rome italy, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, dishonesty, breakup, nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, couple relations, couples, disorder, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, sexy, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: on the road, drug dealing, nothing goes right, journey, adolescence, partners in crime, parenthood, smuggling, neighbor, dishonesty, adventure, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, denver colorado, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Gentlemen of Fortune (1971)
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, realistic ...
Plot: criminal heroes, cons and scams, lookalikes, expedition, hidden identity, crime, criminal gang, disguise, undercover, petty criminal, impersonating, secret agent ...
Time: 70s
Place: kindergarten, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 8K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: feel good, offbeat, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, mortician, kidnapping, vengeance, misfit, odd couple, moon, dishonesty, partners, crime, crimes, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.7
 12K
Corky Romano (2001)
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, feel good, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, fish out of water, gangsters, crime, disorder, law enforcement, dishonesty, academy, goofy hero, crimes, working undercover, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 114K
Identity Thief (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, thief, crime, escapades, road trip, cons and scams, dishonesty, pretense, identity, on the road, dumb, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, miami, florida, cross country ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Blonde and Blonder (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comic mayhem ensues when two lovely blondes, Dee and Dawn, are mistaken as international mob killers.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, blonde, dishonesty, odd couple, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, crime, danger, best friends, disorder, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, christmas, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, partners, crimes, nothing goes right, redemption, dishonesty, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, farce, comedy of errors, fugitives, reluctant partners, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, chases and races, nothing goes right, nobody believes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: thief, vengeance, crimes, nothing goes right, criminal's revenge, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, robbery, ring, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Funès) is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nun, comedy of errors, goofy hero, incompetent police, overbearing, crime, fighting crime, disorder, officers and cadets, gendarme, father daughter relationship, beach ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, riviera, mediterranean sea, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 27K
Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, accountant, pregnancy, mistaken identity, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, couples, going straight, family relations, fish out of water, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, crime, interracial relations, bad cop, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, social differences, resort, buddies, male bonding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 1K
Bullseye! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Roger Moore and Sally Kirkland star as three of the most unlikely rogues to ever score a heist. Hidden away in a vault is a fortune in diamonds, payment for a secret formula two government scientists have unscrupulously sold to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: scientist, goofy hero, on the run, espionage, intrigue, twins, undercover, mistaken identity, disorder, dishonesty, chases and races, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 5K
Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, criminal heroes, crime, heist, cons and scams, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the third and final episode of the trilogy, Fantômas imposes a head tax on the rich, threatening to kill those who do not comply.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Plot: police, perfect crime, master criminal, mastermind, goofy hero, chase, disguise, crimes, crime, escapades, palaces castles and temples, disorder ...
Time: 1960s
Place: scotland, france, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: private detective, bat, adventure, investigation, goofy hero, escapades, save the day, disorder, animal life, tribe, crimes, sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, realistic, witty ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, partners against crime, buddies, police, police investigation, cocaine, master criminal, murder, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%