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, train, robbery, train robbery, police investigation, manhunt, on the run, pregnancy, train ride, adventure, cons and scams, crime, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, disorder, crime gone awry, journalism, couple relations, hijacking, christmas, prostitute, thief ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963
Place: mexico, scotland yard, england, europe, latin america, london

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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, dishonesty, heist, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buster: Honest (2000), The Opportunists (2000), Dollars (1971), The Object of Beauty (1991), The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.1
 553
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, humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: heist, siblings relations, crime, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, criminal heroes, crimes, physical appearance, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, oxford university
⇓ 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, crime, gangsters, cons and scams, crime gone awry, safecracker, redemption, unlikely couple, going straight, starting over, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, bank, fugitives, hostages, master criminal, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, power relations, master and servant, mute or deaf, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: impostor, police, robbery, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, bank robber, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, master criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: train, heist, slum, crime, criminal heroes, gang, crime gone awry, crimes, chases and races, danger, disorder, hidden money ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: monastery, crime, crimes, island, dishonesty, clergy, criminal heroes, gang, on the run, starting over, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forgery, fall in love, heist, love and romance, couple relations, museum, couples, romance, adventure, farce, hiding, secret door ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 5.2
 664
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, serious, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, on the road, prison, romance, crimes, renegade, criminal heroes, fall in love, crime, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, rough, tense
Plot: gas station, parole officer, criminal heroes, crime, family life, store, gangsters, unlikely criminals, prison, betrayal, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, criminal's revenge, heist, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, male objectification, taking off pants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, england, miami, florida
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: unlikely criminals, bank, crime gone awry, crime, cons and scams, beach, heist, crimes, love and romance, disorder, babies and infants, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, french noir
Plot: plantation, marriage, island, femme fatale, private detective, on the run, murder, reunion, neo noir, cons and scams, crimes, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crime gone awry, thief, heist, one last job, crime, forgery, resort, cons and scams, prison, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, french riviera, cannes, cote d'azur
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 14K
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: irish, infidelity, crime, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, love affair, small town, crimes, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Happy New Year (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: jewelry store, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, jewel, cons and scams, heist, lovers reunited, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: airport, robbery, heist, parole officer, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, fugitives ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, denver colorado, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 61K
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, on the road, love triangle, surveillance, crime, friendship, reward, jealousy, romance, criminal heroes, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.4
 186
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: on the run, gang, hollywood, crime, desert, heist, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 62K
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: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, motel, crime, heist, thief, buddies, unlikely criminals, language barrier, burglar, nervous breakdown, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 5K
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: serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: nickname, unrequited love, illusionist, debt, older man younger woman relationship, murder, cons and scams, crime, plague, crimes, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 409
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: young lovers, on the road, looking for sex, adventure, sexual relations, true love, romance, voyeurism, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, prostitute ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, mexico, latin america, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, crime, armored car, golden years, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, elderly, aging, couple relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 175
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, twists and turns, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: femme fatale, crime, criminal heroes, neo noir, hotel, store, unlikely criminals, hustler, betrayal, crime gone awry, intrigue, lovers on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 1K
The Lost Son (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Xavier Lombard is a world-weary private eye in London, in exile from his native Paris; his best friend is Nathalie, a high-class call girl. He gets a call from an old friend from the Paris police department, now a businessman whose brother-in-law is ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: murder, private detective, sexual abuse, crime, crimes, vengeance, love affair, haunted by the past, good versus evil, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, england, europe, latin america, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 578
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: cons and scams, heist, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, chase, car chase, hitman, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, lawyer, robbery, screwball, stuttering, american abroad, killing a dog, yelling, silencer, zoophilia, animal abuse, barrel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, tower bridge london, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
 97
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: serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: bank, heist, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, master criminal, on the run, stalking, destiny, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: gloomy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, crime, couples, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, heist, criminal heroes, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: train, mischievous children, school, crime gone awry, crime, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, gang ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%