Movies like The Diamond Arm

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The Diamond Arm (1969)
 8.5
 12K
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, husband wife relationship, crimes, hidden identity, male objectification, secret mission, crime boss, police station, police investigation, marital crisis, black eye, secretly observing, fake identity ...
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, funny and not serious films with plots about disorder, crimes, dishonesty, chase, crime, nothing goes right and goofy hero mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Diamond Arm: Twelve Chairs (1971), Safe Men (1998), Bullseye! (1990), Screwed (2000), Oscar (1991). 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, nothing goes right, goofy hero, community service, construction site, burglary, rivalry, night watchman, petty criminal, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 hunt, treasure, partners, crimes, con artists, jewelry, furniture, adventure, escapades, cons and scams, rivalry, improv ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.9
 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, unlikely criminals, crimes, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.5
 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, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, disorder, cons and scams, undercover, mistaken identity, chases and races, goofy hero, intrigue, dishonesty, nothing goes right, disguise ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 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: humorous, feel good, witty, funny, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, friendship, comedy of errors, fish out of water, vengeance, odd couple, disorder, partners, misfit, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 28K
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, humorous, talky, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, accountant, mistaken identity, gangsters, fish out of water, disorder, parents and children, cons and scams, goofy hero, switching roles, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, nothing goes right, crimes, comedy of errors, fish out of water, deadly, disorder, buddies, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Style: humorous, funny, light, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, crime, rivalry, rise to the top, goofy hero, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, gangsters, crime boss, criminal's revenge, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1910s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, captivating, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, law enforcement, misfit, track down, stowaway, disorder, chase, family relations, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 6K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: car chase, gangsters, dishonesty, odd couple, drug dealing, chase, heist, anti heroes, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, adventure ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, europe, southern france, southern italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, light, feel good, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, changing the past or future, race against time, disorder, goofy hero, comedy of errors, escapades, misfit partners, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, disorder, amateur detective, dull life, gendarme, beach ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, provence, workplace situations, goofy hero, nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, farce, crimes, disorder, police detective, gendarme ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, partners, disorder, buddies, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, cons and scams, lookalikes, hidden identity, expedition, disguise, criminal gang, undercover, petty criminal, crime, impersonating, secret agent ...
Time: 70s
Place: kindergarten, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, cross dressing, fish out of water, gender bending, nun, on the run, convent, hidden identity, partners, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: on the run, disorder, danger, adventure, goofy hero, dull life, assassination attempt, love and romance, escapades, crimes, on the road, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, nepal, hong kong, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, breakup, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crumbling marriage, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
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, journey, nothing goes right, parenthood, drug dealing, partners in crime, neighbor, adventure, smuggling, adolescence, dishonesty, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, denver colorado, tucson arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime, goofy hero, crime gone awry, chase, dishonesty, partners, track down, money, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
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, realistic, not serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: parody, terrorism, undercover, race against time, police investigation, save the day, danger, master criminal, crime, goofy hero, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, small town, clergy, on the run, buddies, disorder, crime, society, dishonesty, prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
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, exciting, not serious, witty, funny ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, vengeance, chase, comedy of errors, save the world, crimes, manic, fighting crime, law enforcement, master criminal, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west germany, england, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, gross out humor, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, private detective, investigation, animal life, disorder, save the day, human animal relationship, crimes, goofy hero, stupidity, jungle, tribe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, asia, tibet, china, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, undercover, gangsters, crime, disorder, dishonesty, law enforcement, family relations, special agents, nothing goes right, goofy hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal's revenge, robbery, ring, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: blonde, hitman, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, odd couple, dishonesty, best friends, danger, disorder, gangsters, crime, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, crime, interracial relations, bad cop, resort, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, social differences, buddies, male bonding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, fugitives, comedy of errors, odd couple, goofy hero, reluctant partners, nothing goes right, chases and races, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%