Movies like Buster

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Buster (1988)
 5.8
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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, 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, heist, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buster: The Opportunists (2000), Dollars (1971), The Object of Beauty (1991), Assault on the Pay Train (1962), How to Steal a Million (1966). 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, emotional, talky, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, safecracker, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, unlikely couple, criminal heroes, going straight, unlikely criminals, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ireland, new york, europe, empire state building 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: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, fugitives, criminal's revenge, chases and races, crime, on the run, rivalry, chase, partners, disorder, hostages ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, humorous ...
Plot: couples, family problems, social differences, society, heist, power relations, master and servant, crime, crumbling marriage, couple relations, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: heist, train, slum, crime, disorder, crime gone awry, danger, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, chases and races, hidden money ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, romance, insurance, adventure, parents and children, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, siblings relations, crimes, crime, cons and scams, chases and races, criminal heroes, on the run, disorder, partners, dishonesty, animal life ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.0
 562
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: dark humor, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, strong sexual content, love and romance, fall in love, crime, criminal heroes, siblings relations, crimes, gender, physical appearance, drugs/alcohol, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, east end london, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.3
 675
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: suspenseful, gloomy, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, romance, criminal heroes, dangerous attraction, love and romance, crime, fall in love, chases and races, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: realistic, cynical, stylized, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crime gone awry, heist, one last job, thief, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, confined, tough heroes, prison, resort ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, french riviera, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bank, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, fall in love, crime gone awry, couples, disorder, wooing, dishonesty, partners, heist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: stylized, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous
Plot: jewelry store, love and romance, criminal heroes, heist, crime gone awry, opposites attract, new year, lovers reunited, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 195K
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, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mind game, heist, cons and scams, partners, fall in love, rivalry, love and romance, manipulations, femme fatale, deception, seduction, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, buenos aires argentina, south america, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 65K
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, heist, motel, crime, partners, buddies, disorder, love and romance, crimes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, impostor, police, desert island, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, unlikely criminals, working undercover, rivalry, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 195
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, rough, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, chases and races, crimes, love and romance, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, love affair, crime, unlikely criminals, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: manhunt, robbery, marathon, on the run, love and romance, heist, chase, crimes, couple relations, love affair, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, couple relations, crimes, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, heist, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 63K
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, reward, jealousy, romance, robbery, crime, buddies, criminal heroes, surveillance, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, aging, elderly, cons and scams, crimes, robbery, couples, dishonesty, nursing, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: parole officer, gas station, family life, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, cons and scams, criminal heroes, manhunt, on the run, heist, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, friends, race against time, disorder, criminal heroes, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, heist, criminal's revenge, male objectification, car accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: airport, parole officer, heist, robbery, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, on the run, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, denver colorado, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, french noir
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, island, private detective, reunion, murder, marriage, plantation, neo noir, hidden identity, crime, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crime, partners, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, couple relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.6
 101
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, master criminal, disorder, dishonesty, righting the wronged, destiny, unlikely criminals, chases and races, crime gone awry, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 177
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, chases and races, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, criminal heroes, supportive spouse, lovers on the run, heist, manipulations, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, stylized
Plot: heist, hitman, rivalry, forgery, mind game, museum, betrayal, disorder, dishonesty, criminal heroes, fall in love, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid, france, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: psychological, semi serious, realistic, sexual, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, couples, criminal heroes, couple relations, legal, family relations, heist, love and romance, crimes, destructive relationship, love affair, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, serious, offbeat
Plot: murder, unrequited love, nickname, illusionist, older man younger woman relationship, debt, one last job, aids, mad scientist, plague, cure, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: train ride, infidelity, murder, crumbling marriage, master and servant, couple relations, crimes, power relations, introspection, society, haunted by the past, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%