Movies like Buster

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Buster (1988)
 5.8
 3K
Buster (1988)
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, pregnancy, on the run, manhunt, police investigation, train ride, train, robbery, train robbery, 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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Most similar movies to Buster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, heist, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buster: Dollars (1971), The Opportunists (2000), The Object of Beauty (1991), The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963), Honest (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 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: realistic, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, fugitives, chases and races, crime, on the run, partners, dishonesty, disorder, criminal's revenge, hostages, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, humorous, semi serious, tricky, idiotic ...
Plot: heist, bar, safecracker, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crime, redemption, gangsters, going straight, couples, dishonesty, elderly ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, usa, europe, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, touching, realistic ...
Plot: society, heist, couples, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, crimes, mute or deaf, love and romance, cons and scams, couple relations, master and servant ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: police, robbery, impostor, desert island, crime, friends, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, police detective, heist, police investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 556
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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, dark humor ...
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, gender, safecracker, fall in love, dishonesty, strong sexual content, physical appearance, crime, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, east end london, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: train, heist, slum, crime gone awry, danger, criminal heroes, crime, chases and races, crimes, disorder, gang, train robbery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, dishonesty, partners, disorder, animal life, chases and races, siblings relations, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, talky, stylized, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forgery, heist, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, museum, couples, romance, insurance, adventure, parents and children, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 672
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: rough, gloomy, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, crimes, dangerous attraction, love and romance, cons and scams, crime, romance, chases and races, criminal heroes, prison ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: gas station, parole officer, chases and races, dishonesty, going straight, disorder, gangsters, family life, car chase, crime gone awry, prison, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 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, suspense, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, crime, crimes, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, hapless, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, clever, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Plot: jewelry store, cons and scams, criminal heroes, on the run, dishonesty, couples, criminal's revenge, dealer, romance, unlikely criminals, crimes, new year ...
Time: 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: crimes, crime, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, love and romance, babies and infants, heist, wooing, partners, fall in love, disorder, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 192
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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, rough ...
Plot: on the run, criminal's revenge, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, disorder, love affair, gangsters, dishonesty, heist, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 62K
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, love triangle, friendship, surveillance, reward, jealousy, romance, robbery, crime, buddies, criminal heroes, female partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 64K
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, talky, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, motel, heist, crime, disorder, buddies, partners, mentally unstable, cons and scams, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, race against time, friends, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, heist, male objectification, taking off pants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: atmospheric, serious, clever, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, one last job, crime gone awry, heist, thief, gangsters, tough heroes, crime, cons and scams, confined, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, cannes, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 186K
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, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mind game, heist, seduction, rivalry, cons and scams, partners, fall in love, love and romance, manipulations, femme fatale, deception, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, buenos aires argentina, new orleans, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966)
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: airport, heist, parole officer, robbery, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, on the run, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, russia, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, serious, french noir
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, murder, island, reunion, private detective, plantation, marriage, dishonesty, couples, love affair, neo noir ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, retirement home, armored car, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams, couple relations, golden years, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crimes, nursing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.4
 99
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: exciting, humorous, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: heist, bank, disorder, dishonesty, master criminal, on the run, righting the wronged, destiny, stalking, crime gone awry, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 425
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: realistic, semi serious, road movie
Plot: friends, adventure, love and romance, on the road, on the run, young lovers, voyeurism, prostitute, couples, dishonesty, true love, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, europe, london, england, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 176
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, crime gone awry, betrayal, gambling, hotel, disorder, dishonesty, couples, neo noir, store, intrigue, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Plot: heist, hitman, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, fall in love, disorder, museum, criminal heroes, love and romance, betrayal, forgery ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, spain, madrid, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In All Innocence (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: High-profile lawyer Michel takes on the defence of a young and pretty small-time thief, Cécile, after the botched hold-up of a jewellery shop. As predicted by his elegant art-dealer and sculptress wife Viviane, Michel goes well beyond his brief, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, sexual, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, heist, dishonesty, love affair, legal, couple relations, love and romance, destructive relationship, family relations, unfulfillment, romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 6K
Bad Blood (1986)
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: offbeat, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, unrequited love, nickname, illusionist, debt, older man younger woman relationship, couple relations, love and romance, crimes, crime, romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Earthly Possessions (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an accomplice to helping the younger robber escape his pursuers. As ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious
Plot: bank, on the road, pregnancy, escape, hostage, love and romance, crimes, crime, opposites attract, heist, couple relations, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, train robbery, confined, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, betrayal, goofy hero, hostages ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%