Movies like Buster

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Buster (1988)
 5.9
 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, 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: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mexico, london, scotland yard, england, europe, latin america

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Most similar movies to Buster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious 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: The Opportunists (2000), Honest (2000), Dollars (1971), Assault on the Pay Train (1962), Crooks in Cloisters (1964). 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, starting over, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, ireland, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
 574
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: profanity, criminal heroes, dishonesty, strong female presence, gender, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, physical appearance, robbery, female thief, three sisters, stolen goods ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, oxford university, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.3
 2K
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: offbeat, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug smuggling, partners, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, fugitives, crime gone awry, rivalry, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: train, heist, slum, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, gang, chases and races, crime, racial ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: monastery, partners, crime, clergy, dishonesty, siblings relations, island, gang, criminal heroes, on the run, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ 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, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, social differences, couple relations, performer's life, power relations, couples, family problems, crimes, crime, master and servant, mute or deaf, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.4
 669
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, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, nuclear threat, hitman, crimes, chase, danger, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal heroes, car chase, gangsters, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: europe, england, london, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, insurance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, art collector, romance, adventure, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 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, friends, race against time, criminal heroes, lesbian kiss, heist, dishonesty, disorder, criminal's revenge, male objectification, bikini ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ 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, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: jewelry store, crimes, new year, dealer, couples, unlikely couple, on the run, unlikely criminals, lovers reunited, cons and scams, heist, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, informant, police, robbery, impostor, desert island, crime, master criminal, dishonesty, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, captivating, tense ...
Plot: manhunt, robbery, marathon, heist, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, crimes, on the run, chase, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, safecracker, gold, train ride, master criminal, crimes, crime, perfect crime, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, victorian, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 65K
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, friendship, love triangle, jealousy, reward, on the run, romance, robbery, crime, crimes, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon, united states, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 451
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: self discovery, young lovers, adventure, prostitute, love and romance, dishonesty, on the run, romance, hopes, gays and lesbians, couples, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: latin america, mexico, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: cynical, tense, suspenseful, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, one last job, crime gone awry, storage unit, heist, thief, forgery, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, confined, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, cannes, french riviera, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, retirement home, crimes, crime, cons and scams, elderly, aging, robbery, dishonesty, couples, nursing, one last job ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 70K
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, thief, crime, crimes, disorder, self discovery, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, partners in crime, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, light, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, stalking, caper, underground, danger, friendship, criminal heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: gangsters, investigation, soldier, crime, crimes, heist, dishonesty, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, deadly, frame up, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: airport, heist, parole officer, warden, con artists, robbery, disorder, manipulation, cons and scams, manipulations, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, denver colorado, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 220K
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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mind game, cons and scams, fall in love, heist, partners, femme fatale, manipulations, rivalry, con artists, love and romance, seduction, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, new orleans, south america, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 709
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, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, crime, couples, on the road, fall in love, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, prison, going straight, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 185
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, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: femme fatale, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crimes, heist, chases and races, intrigue, cons and scams, gambling, disorder, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, crimes, crime, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 3K
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, love triangle, love, butler, hospital, piano, roommate, bittersweet, virginity, infidelity, forbidden love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, french noir
Plot: reunion, murder, private detective, femme fatale, on the run, island, plantation, mail order bride, marriage, couples, passenger, neo noir ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, lyon, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, rise and fall, human spirit, heist, life is a bitch, crimes, confined, escape, tough heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Stealing Rembrandt (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two bumbling scrap metal thieves - father and son - steal the wrong painting during a museum heist. The painting turns out to be the only original Rembrandt painting in Denmark, and all hell breaks loose. What do you do when you've got ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: museum, painting, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, on the run, crime gone awry, heist, unlikely criminals, collector, disorder, dishonesty, negotiation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 1K
A Merry War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to live on his poems, but poverty soon comes to him.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: writers, poverty, pregnancy, poet, celebrity culture, idealism, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%