Movies like Buffet Froid

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Buffet Froid (1979)
 7.5
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Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory of committing the crimes. His confusion lead him to confess to his neighbour, Inspector Morvandieu. Alphonse and Morvandieu become the axis around which murders occur.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, witty, surreal, semi serious, absurd
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, missing person, crime, skyscraper, police corruption, unemployment, society, dishonesty, rebelliousness, deadly, resentment, unlikely criminals, estrangement, mystery, memory loss, killer, nature, death, gun, nymphomaniac, neighbor neighbor relationship, elevator, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, dishonesty, disorder, deadly and farce mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Buffet Froid: Serial Lover (1998), Going Places (1974), The ComDads (1983), Inspector Blunder (1980), The Fugitives (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: realistic, humorous, dark humor, semi serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, gory, disorder, deadly, crime, crimes, blood, death, police, neo noir, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.3
 8K
Going Places (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: whether it's cars, peace of mind, or daughters. ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: on the road, release from prison, menage a trois, strong sexual content, explicit sex, crime, fugitives, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, nothing goes right, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
She Does Not Drink, Smoke or Flirt But... She Talks (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Housemaid Georgette (Girardot) loves to gossip and this causes major trouble to people around her.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, cleaning lady, blood stain, parisian suburb, stealing money, gossip, walking, cabaret, talk show host, secret revealed ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.
Style: realistic, clever, semi serious, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: danger, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, investigation, missing person, murder, dishonesty, partners, deadly, amateur detective, crime, who done it ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 7.0
 5K
The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, nothing goes right, teenage life, cons and scams, buddies, partners, disorder, disappearance, family conflict, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, confined, gangsters, crimes, journalism, disorder, dishonesty, law enforcement, police, journalist, police inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 ⇓
85%
Don't Take God's Children for Wild Geese (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rita is a girl that lives on taking gangsters as lovers. But when the money stops coming, she swears revenge.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, gang, betrayal, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, hold up ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Evening Dress (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Menage begins as a comedy of sorts, but be warned: it develops into a very dark, very confusing probe into the seamier aspects of Parisian life. Gerard Depardieu plays a crude but charismatic thief, whose own gayness does not prevent his ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: menage a trois, transvestism, fall in love, opposites attract, prostitute, dishonesty, couples, gender, couple relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, disorder, deadly, crime, goofy hero, crimes, cooking and food, race against time, investigation, lobster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, cynical, witty, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, police officer, sexual relations, suburbs, suburban life, murder, human nature, injustice, on the run, best friends, investigation, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Honey Pot (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, twists and turns, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, inheritance, greed, stage performance, make believe, dishonesty, mystery, cons and scams, crimes, farce, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: murder, family business, law enforcement, family life, deadly, family relations, mystery, crimes, crime, amateur detective, police detective, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, prostitute, friendship, crime gone awry, amateur detective, investigation, stoners, friends, murder, down on your luck, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, witty, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, law enforcement, partners, buddies, disorder, misfit partners, crimes, odd couple, crime, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
 176
Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, who done it, crime, parody, deadly, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 12K
RRRrrrr!!! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 37 000 years ago, two neighboring tribes lived in peace ... not fully in peace. While the tribe clean hair flowed peaceful days by keeping to herself the secret formula shampoo, Tribe Hair Sales lamented. Its leader decided to send a spy to steal ...
Style: witty, stylized, humorous, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: caveman, investigation, human nature, rivalry, murder, crimes, parents and children, friendship, self mutilation, tribe, seduction, fire ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Crowned and Dangerous (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After the murder of a beauty queen, an investigation reveals the suspects to be a former lover, a rival contestant, and a stage mother.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: murder, rivalry, contests and competitions, blind ambition, dishonesty, deadly, ambition, mystery, crimes, physical appearance, investigation, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Cry of the Cormoran (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: gang, kidnapping, forgery, on the run, farce, gambling, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, crime, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Coup de torchon (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any self-respect anymore. But when comes the occasion, his revenge will be ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, french noir ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, pimp, infidelity, voyeur, racism, culture clash, crime, police corruption, crimes, village life, social relations ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, year 1938, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 454
Flic Story (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Campana, a commissar at the drugs bureau of Paris police gets an undercover job in Nice to catch an Italian-French mafia boss. As he slips into the identity of a gangster's brother, who was already killed, he has to play the role of a loving ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, witty, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, disorder, crimes, working undercover, gangsters, nothing goes right, crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, undercover, fish out of water, nude woman murdered ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 25K
Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, crime, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, chase, prison escape, french, prison, on the run, car chase, unlikely friendships, crazy ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 637
Carom Shots (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Martin is the subservient brown-nosing youngster who needs quick advancement up the hierarchy to pay for the modern lifestyle he is buying on credit. Seeing that marrying his immediate superior's daughter will not get him the results he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: ambition, murder, comedy of errors, workplace, rise to the top, crime, golden years, crimes, workplace intrigue, frog, hierarchy
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.5
 879
Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: offbeat, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: heist, disorder, dishonesty, chase, gang, crime, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, golf, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: murder, disorder, strangulation, nothing goes right, crime, family relations, train, attempted murder, resentment, professor, matricide, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Female Trouble (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is raped, becomes a single ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquent, electric chair, hitchhiker, hitchhiking, physical appearance, crime, death sentence, human nature, female killer, deadly, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: clever, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, crime gone awry, small town, crime, farce, law enforcement, deadly, couples, disorder, stoners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 397
Loot (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they have a coffin to spare.
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, farce, coffin, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, bank, dishonesty, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, cons and scams, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 4K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, vengeance, hitman, human nature, aging, friends, rivalry, farce, eviction, partners, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Joint Brothers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: le chichon
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, crime, police station, friends, dishonesty, partners, police, vacuum cleaner, drug use, burglary, heroin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: holland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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