Movies like Buster

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Buster (1988)
 5.8
 3K
Buster (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Mexico
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, pregnancy, on the run, manhunt, train ride, train, robbery, train robbery, police investigation, adventure, crimes, couple relations, hijacking, crime, love and romance, journalism, couples, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, crime gone awry, cons and scams, christmas, prostitute, thief ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mexico, scotland yard, england, london, latin america, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about crimes, heist, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buster: The Opportunists (2000), Dollars (1971), Assault on the Pay Train (1962), The Object of Beauty (1991), Plastic (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Opportunists (2000)
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, crime, redemption, unlikely couple, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ireland, new york, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 2K
Dollars (1971)
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: cynical, clever, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, chase, on the run, drug dealing, partners, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: realistic, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful
Plot: heist, train, slum, crimes, chases and races, criminal heroes, disorder, crime, gang, crime gone awry, danger, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, realistic, touching ...
Plot: social differences, dishonesty, family problems, master and servant, crime, crimes, love and romance, mute or deaf, society, heist, cons and scams, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 7K
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, disorder, criminal heroes, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, heist, criminal's revenge, male objectification, bikini ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 4K
The Robber (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 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, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: manhunt, robbery, marathon, on the run, chase, heist, couple relations, love affair, crimes, love and romance, criminal heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 64K
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: humorous, feel good, twists and turns, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, love triangle, jealousy, on the run, reward, romance, robbery, crime, criminal heroes, buddies, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 10K
Rob the Mob (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true-life story of a crazy-in-love Queens couple who robbed a series of mafia social clubs and got away with it… for a while… until they stumble upon a score bigger than they ever planned and become targets of both the mob and the FBI.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, crime gone awry, love and romance, crime, crimes, couple relations, partners, wanted, chases and races, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 183
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: femme fatale, heist, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, intrigue, betrayal, dishonesty, chases and races, disorder, gambling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 204K
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: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mind game, heist, cons and scams, fall in love, partners, seduction, femme fatale, rivalry, love and romance, manipulations, deception, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, buenos aires argentina, south america, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, humorous, stylized, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, romance, insurance, adventure, parents and children, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: monastery, crimes, starting over, dishonesty, partners, heist, siblings relations, cons and scams, clergy, gang, on the run, gambling ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 695
F.T.W. (1994)
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: realistic, gloomy, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, fall in love, going straight, criminal heroes, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, couples, dishonesty, prison, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized, clever
Plot: jewelry store, on the run, heist, unlikely couple, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, bittersweet, romance, love and romance, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
If... Dog... Rabbit (1999)
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, tense, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: gas station, parole officer, crime, chases and races, crimes, hopes, criminal heroes, gangsters, manhunt, profanity, family relations, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 67K
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, nothing goes right, self discovery, disorder, sibling relationship, buddies, partners, on the run, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: airport, parole officer, heist, robbery, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, on the run, cons and scams, nothing goes right, manipulations ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, russia, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: heist, retirement home, crime, cons and scams, aging, elderly, crimes, robbery, golden years, nursing, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 626
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, nuclear threat, heist, cons and scams, car chase, chase, dishonesty, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, road trip, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: europe, england, london, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, safecracker, train ride, gold, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, perfect crime, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1850s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
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: realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: babies and infants, crimes, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, crime, crime gone awry, bank, heist, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 15K
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: infidelity, crime, crimes, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, hapless, crumbling relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, gang, crimes, law enforcement, buddies, master criminal, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, forgery, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, cynical, witty, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crime gone awry, heist, one last job, thief, disorder, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, confined, crime, aging ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, cannes, cote d'azur, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 202
Little Cigars (1973)
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: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, rough ...
Plot: on the run, crimes, love and romance, love affair, chases and races, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, rivalry, strong female presence, gang, showbiz, physical appearance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, impostor, police, desert island, criminal's revenge, disorder, chases and races, crimes, crime, gangsters, track down, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, london, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 239
Love Child (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's an extraordinarily touching true-story about Terry Jean Moore, the determined, independent and young woman who is imprisoned for 7 years on account of a "five dollar" robbery. In the prison she will be pregnant by a jailer and ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: pregnancy, prison, crimes, babies and infants, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, confined, criminal heroes, love affair, heist, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric
Plot: investigation, soldier, heist, crimes, crime, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, wartime life, cons and scams, witnessing a crime, frame up ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.5
 105
Bank Roll (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, serious ...
Plot: bank, heist, chases and races, crime gone awry, stalking, unlikely criminals, righting the wronged, on the run, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: on the run, bank robbery, chases and races, crimes, romance, crime, sex, car chase, female nudity, male nudity, tattoo
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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