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Carom Shots (1963)
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Carom Shots (1963)
Original name: Carambolages
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Martin is the subservient brown-nosing youngster who needs quick advancement up the hierarchy to pay for the modern lifestyle he is buying on credit. Seeing that marrying his immediate superior's daughter will not get him the results he wants, he begins plotting the demise of the head of the company. The company itself specializes in holiday travel and unscrupulously brutalizes its customers for maximum profit, spending more thought on publicity gimmicks than customer service...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: ambition, crimes, crime, workplace intrigue, murder, rise to the top, workplace, comedy of errors, golden years, frog, hierarchy, firm
Time: 60s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, crime, disorder, murder, dishonesty, criminal heroes and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like Carom Shots: Miss Nobody (2010), Let's Not Get Angry (1966), Cry of the Cormoran (1971), Serial Lover (1998), Let's Rob the Bank (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
She Does Not Drink, Smoke or Flirt But... She Talks (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Housemaid Georgette (Girardot) loves to gossip and this causes major trouble to people around her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, eavesdropping, first person narration, infamy, dream, working class, pedophilia, man slaps a woman, director cameo, children's choir ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 2K
Miss Nobody (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, crimes, rivalry, workplace, deadly, rise to the top, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Let's Not Get Angry (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One-time gangster Antoine is enjoying retirement on the coast, now managing a boating club. He receives a visit from a former accomplice who asks for a loan. The money will be repaid by a crook who is now in hiding; Antoine intends to recover his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, dead body in car trunk, friendship, woman slaps man, hotel room, murder, englishman, gun, gang ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, nice france, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Cry of the Cormoran (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alfred Mullanet, an unlucky player who lives on his wife's income, becomes in a few moments the object of interest of two thugs, Kruger and Mister K.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: disorder, kidnapping, unemployment, farce, gambling, dishonesty, on the run, forgery, crimes, gangsters, gang, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: turkey, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, gory, crimes, crime, police, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Let's Rob the Bank (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shopkeeper Victor Garnier has naively invested his family's life savings in an African mine, on his banker's recommendation. When the mine is nationalized, rendering the stock worthless, he considers himself shamelessly robbed by the bank; ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: heist, tunnel, bank, cons and scams, storage unit, dishonesty, dancer's life, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
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Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, misfit partners, disorder, partners, criminal heroes, chase, nothing goes right, on the run, ex convict ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Funès) is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, nun, gendarme, goofy hero, incompetent police, overbearing, crime, crimes, fighting crime, officers and cadets, disorder, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, surreal ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: gendarme, law enforcement, comedy of errors, provence, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, farce, crimes, police detective, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 296
Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic
Plot: village, village life, social relations, prostitute, drunken man, merchant, frenchman, village idiot
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 493
Flic Story (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Campana, a commissar at the drugs bureau of Paris police gets an undercover job in Nice to catch an Italian-French mafia boss. As he slips into the identity of a gangster's brother, who was already killed, he has to play the role of a loving ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical
Plot: gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), fish out of water, law enforcement, undercover, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, nothing goes right, working undercover, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: mysterious character, investigation, uncover truth, missing person, riddles and clues, who done it, amateur detective, murder, danger, crimes, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Joint Brothers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: le chichon
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, controversial
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 560
Tip Top (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two policewomen from Internal Affairs arrive in a provincial precinct to investigate the death of an Algerian woman who was an informer. One punches, the other eyes, tip top.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, uncover truth, partners against crime, danger, corrupt officer, police detective, partners, workplace intrigue, police station, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Don't Take God's Children for Wild Geese (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rita is a girl that lives on taking gangsters as lovers. But when the money stops coming, she swears revenge.
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: gangsters, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), cons and scams, rivalry, betrayal, gang, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Wrong Box (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, queen of england, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, siblings relations, farce, insurance, lottery, unfulfillment, disorder, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 292
Agent 38-24-36 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Eduardo Molinaro Spy-Spoof, Anthony Perkins plays a Russian spy sent out to steal sensitive information from NATO about military mobilization. Without much intelligence of his own, the distrusted agent of Soviet intelligence needs all the ...
Style: clever, witty, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second installment of Gendarmes series, tells the story of Sergeant Cruchot (Louis De Funes), who, together with his faithful comrades, has been sent to the International Congress of Gendarmerie in N.Y.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Paulette (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealer, marijuana, urban ghetto life, unlikely criminals, fish out of water, criminal heroes, elderly, crimes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, society, golden years ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Da' Booty Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tyrone Johnson is in jail. As a result his sister Yolanda, an exotic dancer, inherits Tyrone's struggling hair salon business. She first sees the shop as a burden and waste of her time and puts the shop up for sale. But Yolanda eventually sees ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, follow your dream, society, workplace, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, independent woman, store, exotic dancer, anti heroes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, decapitation, parody, who done it, small town life, psychopath, social relations, media, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, crime, drugs/alcohol, explorer, gang, chemistry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While Arturo tries to gain the love of Flora, he witnesses the history of Sicily from 1969 to 1992, miraculously dodging the crimes of the Mafia and supporting as a journalist the heroic struggle of the judges and policemen who fought this infamous ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: youth, romance, crimes, coincidence, unfulfilled love, innocence lost, gangsters, love and romance, mayor, crime, satire, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: sicily, italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Little Bather (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires in yet another tantrum his designer André Castagnier, not ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty
Plot: boat chase, village, seaport, disorder, power relations, one last chance, goofy hero, workplace, obnoxious boss, fish out of water, countryside, workplace situations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sleepy little village of Loubressac is well on its way to becoming a ghost town. To save the town, the local citizenry hatch a plan to attract tourists. To their horror, the plan misfires when a group of hippies are the first to move in. The ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nudism, murder, village, tractor, hippie, crime, ghost, criminal heroes, mystery, social relations, estate, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%