Movies like Buster

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Buster (1988)
 5.8
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Buster (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 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, pregnancy, manhunt, on the run, train travel, train, robbery, train robbery, police investigation, adventure, hijacking, crimes, love and romance, journalism, couples, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, couple relations, cons and scams, christmas, thief, prostitute, escape, caper ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: mexico, london, scotland yard, england, latin america, europe

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Most similar movies to Buster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, twists and turns, serious and humorous films with plots about crimes, heist, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, couples and cons and scams mostly in Crime, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Buster: The Opportunists (1999), Honest (2000), Plastic (2014), McVicar (1980), Dollars (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Opportunists (1999)
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, talky, suspense, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, safecracker, crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, redemption, unlikely couple, dishonesty, going straight, starting over, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, ireland, europe, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.1
 612
Honest (2000)
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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: dark humor, strong female presence, dishonesty, criminal heroes, physical appearance, graphic violence, gender, stolen goods, three sisters, robbery, female thief, heist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, oxford university, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.9
 8K
Plastic (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sam & Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise £5m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, race against time, friends, credit card fraud, criminal heroes, heist, dishonesty, disorder, criminal's revenge, get rich quick scheme, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, heist, human spirit, tough heroes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.3
 3K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, disorder, hostage, partners, law enforcement, master criminal, on the run, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
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: family problems, couples, power relations, performer's life, cons and scams, social differences, couple relations, heist, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, society, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
How to Steal a Million (1966)
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: feel good, witty, clever, talky, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forgery, heist, museum, fall in love, art collector, love and romance, insurance, perfect crime, art theft, adventure, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Crooks in Cloisters (1964)
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: monastery, island, heist, siblings relations, gambling, cons and scams, disorder, animal life, criminal heroes, on the run, crimes, clergy ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Great Train Robbery (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: train robbery, heist, safecracker, master criminal, train travel, gold, crimes, partners, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, perfect crime, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Very British Sex Scandal (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Very British Sex Scandal tells the story of Peter Wildeblood, a royal correspondent for the Daily Mail newspaper. He is a closet homosexual and like many gay men at that time, lives in secret as homosexuality is against the law. One evening he ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, coming out, couples, society, journalism, scandal, gay slur, sex scandal, beach, gay interest, sexual relations, estate ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 733
The Hot Potato (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The 'Hot Potato' is an exciting new British period ‘caper movie’, in the spirit of ‘The Italian Job’ and ‘Two Way Stretch’ and is based on real events which took place at the end of the 1960s in London’s East End.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: hitman, nuclear threat, heist, car chase, criminal heroes, chase, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, gangsters, road trip, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: europe, london, england, vatican, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Happy New Year (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gangster (Lino Ventura) with his accomplice (Charles Gérard), 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: realistic, semi serious, stylized, clever, humorous ...
Plot: heist, new year, jewelry, bittersweet, lovers reunited, cons and scams, couples, dealer, unlikely couple, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1968, year 1971, year 1967 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 68K
Bandits (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.
Style: feel good, humorous, twists and turns, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, love triangle, friendship, reward, jealousy, on the run, romance, robbery, crimes, buddies, criminal heroes, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Assault on the Pay Train (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film about the true events in Rio de Janeiro, in 1960, when a gang having the infamous outlaw Tião Medonho as a leader performed a sensational railroad hold-up on a train carrying a small fortune.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, train, slum, gang, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, disorder, bandit, poverty, train robbery, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Who the Hell's Bonnie and Clyde? (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film tells the true story of a young couple 'The Hungarian Bonnie & Clyde'.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: on the run, bank robbery, crimes, romance, runaway, tattoo, male nudity, female nudity, sex, weapons, car chase, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 16K
Intermission (2003)
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: irish, infidelity, crimes, couple relations, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, crumbling marriage, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 4K
The Robber (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A champion marathoner leads a double life as a serial bank robber, sprinting between fixes (and away from police cavalcades) as many as three times a day.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: manhunt, robbery, marathon, chase, love and romance, on the run, crimes, couple relations, love affair, heist, criminal heroes, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 3K
B. Monkey (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When wistful introvert Alan Furnace meets quick-witted bombshell Beatrice, he has no idea of her secret life as "B. Monkey" -- the top thief-for-hire in London's criminal underworld. Charmed by Furnace's innocent and chivalrous ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, school, heist, thief, robbery, jazz club, crimes, romance, criminal heroes, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: london, paris france, england, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.9
 76K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, heist, thief, crimes, disorder, self discovery, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, partners in crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 4K
Georgy Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Georgy has resigned herself to being one of life's accidents. She disapproves somewhat of her father's butlering James Leamington. She's tall, plump, sloppy and wistfully envious of what she conceives to be the life led by her ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, love triangle, love, roommate, butler, hospital, piano, bittersweet, virginity, couples, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Where the Money Is (2000)
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: retirement home, heist, crimes, cons and scams, aging, elderly, robbery, nursing, couples, one last job, couple relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 208
Hustle (2000)
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, realistic, twists and turns, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: femme fatale, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, heist, couples, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry, gambling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 642
Another Life (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman is wrongly accused of murdering her husband in Edwardian London. Just before the outbreak of World War I, Edith Graydon married her boyfriend Percy Thomson. He survives the war but theirs is not a happy marriage. She doesn't really love ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, couples, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.6
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Focus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, mind game, cons and scams, heist, partners, con artists, femme fatale, female thief, seduction, rivalry, love and romance, interracial love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, new orleans, new york, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy, neo noir ...
Plot: island, murder, private detective, femme fatale, on the run, marriage, mail order bride, plantation, cons and scams, love affair, bank, factory ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, lyon, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Any Number Can Win (1963)
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, realistic, tense, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, heist, crime gone awry, storage unit, one last job, thief, cons and scams, resort, aging, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police, robbery, impostor, desert island, silly humor, criminal's revenge, hidden identity, police investigation, leadership, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, tricky ...
Plot: memory loss, terminal illness, master criminal, romance, heist, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, love and romance, crimes, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, morocco, africa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 525
Chastity (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Go on a cross country adventure with Cher in her first dramatic film, Chastity. Chastity ('Cher') is a lonely young girl who is hitchhiking across the country in hopes of finding someone to love her and make her forget her disturbed past. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: friends, couples, friendship, on the road, looking for sex, voyeurism, sexual relations, true love, self discovery, dishonesty, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, latin america, england, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 6K
Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, intense, touching ...
Plot: gay erotica, gay, betrayal, heist, couples, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, gays and lesbians, chase, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 90s, year 1965, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, new york, uruguay, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%