Movies like Buster

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Buster
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Buster is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can't contact his wife and child. He arranges to meet them in Mexico where he thinks they can begin again, but finds that he must choose between his family and freedom.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: heist, cons and scams, adventure, chases and races, crime, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, police investigation, couples, robbery, train, disorder, manhunt, on the run, crime gone awry, journalism, pregnancy, couple relations, hijacking, train ride, monopoly the board game, money counting, watching television, husband wife reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: mexico, england, europe, latin america, london, scotland yard
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Divorce Italian Style
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Italy
105 min.
 8.2
Bad Blood
Crime, Drama, Romance
France, Switzerland
116 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry and criminal heroes mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buster: How to Steal a Million (1966), Mississippi Mermaid (1969), The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963), Bad Blood (1986), Dollars (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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How to Steal a Million
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: clever, talky, witty, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crime, heist, romance, forgery, robbery, verbal byplay, cons and scams, art, museum, twists & turns, fall in love, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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System:   95%
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Mississippi Mermaid
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by William Irish, it's a noirish tale of a man who orders a mail-order bride but receives instead a con woman.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, french noir
Plot: cons and scams, neo noir, romance, crimes, bank, dishonesty, factory, island, love and romance, crime, femme fatale, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
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System:   92%
    User:   83%
 
The Wrong Arm of the Law
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, impostor, police, robbery, master criminal, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   78%
 
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 5K
Bad Blood
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A sexually transmitted disease called STBO is sweeping the country; it's spread by having sex without emotional involvement, and most of its victims are teenagers who make love out of curiosity rather than commitment. While a serum that can ...
Style: serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: crime, cons and scams, plague, crimes, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, unrequited love, illusionist, debt, older man younger woman relationship, nickname ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   70%
 
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Dollars
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, bank, fugitives, hostages, master criminal, chase, drug smuggling, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany
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System:   79%
    User:   79%
 
If... Dog... Rabbit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johnnie Cooper served time for an armed robbery that also his father and brother participated in. When he's released from jail he's determined to live a normal life and gets work at a gas station. But soon his brother pays a visit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, family life, gas station, store, gangsters, unlikely criminals, prison, betrayal, crime gone awry, going straight, manhunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   88%
 
The Object of Beauty
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty, infidelity, greed, love and romance, loneliness, art, relationships, multiple storylines, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   77%
    User:   90%
 
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Honest
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: crime, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, heist, strong sexual content, criminal heroes, crimes, physical appearance, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   62%
 
 6.5
 61K
Bandits
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.
Style: clever, humorous, surprise ending, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, romance, robbery, prison, bank robbery, surveillance, prison escape, on the road, criminal heroes, chase, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   57%
 
 5.5
 175
Hustle
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maya and Tony are a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. Maya seduces businessmen while Tony copies their credit cards. It's a smooth con until one of their victims, Pierce, pulls a gun. Instead of killing them, Pierce offers the desperate couple a ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, neo noir, hotel, store, unlikely criminals, betrayal, crime gone awry, intrigue, lovers on the run, manipulations, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
Happy New Year
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gangster (Lino Ventura) with his accomplice (Charles GĂ©rard), prepares to take part in the "first psychological hold-up in the history of crime". Next door to the jewellers of Van Cleef & Arpels, on the Croisette, in Cannes, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, cons and scams, heist, lovers reunited, criminal heroes, jewelry store, crimes, love and romance, couples, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   53%
 
The Curse of Inferno
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: unlikely criminals, bank, crime gone awry, crime, cons and scams, beach, heist, crimes, love and romance, disorder, babies and infants, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
The Opportunists
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vic is a struggling auto mechanic with a safe-cracking past and a lot of debt. His girlfriend runs a bar and offers to loan him the money she's saved for remodeling, but Vic is reluctant to take it. When a long-lost cousin from Ireland shows up ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, tricky, idiotic ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, heist, crime gone awry, redemption, irish, unlikely couple, neo-noir, police investigation, bar, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
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Any Number Can Win
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Charles, a sixty-something career criminal, fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cell mate, Francis, to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crime, crime gone awry, forgery, resort, heist, cons and scams, prison, criminal heroes, thief, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, french riviera, cannes, cote d'azur
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
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Little Cigars
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: hollywood, gang, on the run, desert, crime, heist, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Genre: Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A sophisticated con man mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank while the Soviet premier is due to arrive.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: airport, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, heist, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, robbery, nothing goes right, fugitives, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, denver colorado, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
Ain't Them Bodies Saints
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: crime, prison escape, death, storytelling, prison, on the road, fugitives, kidnapping, bank robbery, crimes, love and romance, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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Croupier
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino ...
Style: clever, atmospheric, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: casino, crime, gambling, neo-noir, betrayal, heist, addiction, violence, writing, drinking, cheating, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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Crooks in Cloisters
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having pulled off the smallest ever train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London. The six of them set up business in a disused monastery off the Cornish coast, despite the fact that none of them really qualifies as a monk - ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: crime, crimes, monastery, dishonesty, island, clergy, criminal heroes, gang, on the run, starting over, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
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F.T.W.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man and a woman running from their pasts are trapped on a collision course with the future. Frank T. Wells, a newly-released ex-con looking for a few acres of freedom on the rodeo circuit. Scarlett Stuart, a wild beautiful woman on the run from a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, on the road, prison, crimes, romance, criminal heroes, crime, fall in love, going straight, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
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The Con
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lonely gas station attendent in Mississippi falls in love with a con woman who wants to get her hands on an inheritance he doesn't know about.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: femme fatale, romance, hidden identity, school, supportive spouse, crime, gas station, battle of the sexes, forgery, countryside, suburbs, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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Catchfire
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic, alternative comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, criminal heroes, fugitives, gangsters, hidden identity, crime, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, mafia, chase, crime gone awry, lovers on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candy and Ellie Jo are a pair of sexy bank robbers who blast their way into small-town banks with a carload of dynamite! When they take Slim hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the road, criminal heroes, crime, folk hero, bank, fugitives, prison, small town, hostages, chase, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
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Intermission
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: irish, crime, infidelity, violence, loneliness, drinking, working class, multiple storylines, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, male nudity, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
 7.2
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Wild Horses
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Still Breathing and theft in a financial, Joseph (Hector Alterio), an old anarchist, and a young employee, Pedro (Leonardo Sbaraglia) live for four days violent and compassionate alternatives in their desperate flight from the Patagonia Argentina. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, wild
Plot: on the road, criminal heroes, fugitives, bank, crime, hostages, chase, palaces castles and temples, odd couple, crime gone awry, on the run, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
 6.9
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Heartbeat
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: village, fighting crime, village life, crime, police station, workplace situations, bar, police investigation, crimes, police, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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Pierrot le Fou
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: storytelling, on the road, surrealism, betrayal, existentialism, lovers on the run, art, visceral, infidelity, new wave, artist, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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Jailbirds
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ein Förderprogramm bringt die beiden Kanckis Gerd und Steinbock in die Obhut von Frauen. Dort sollen sie beweisen, dass sie in der Lage sind sich in die Gesellschaft zu integrieren. Nun bringt Gerd dummerweise einen Barbesitzer um. Damit hat der ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, fugitives, odd couple, romance, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, prison, crimes, misfit, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 

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The Lost Son
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Xavier Lombard is a world-weary private eye in London, in exile from his native Paris; his best friend is Nathalie, a high-class call girl. He gets a call from an old friend from the Paris police department, now a businessman whose brother-in-law is ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, private detective, vengeance, sexual abuse, love affair, haunted by the past, good versus evil, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, mexico, latin america, london
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
Where the Money Is
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: clever, semi serious, entertaining, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, chase, golden years, mentor, prison escape, money, unlikely criminals, con artists, cons and scams, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
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