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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
Time: 60s, 20th century

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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, disorder, dishonesty, murder, gangsters and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like Carom Shots: Serial Lover (1998), Let's Not Get Angry (1966), Let's Rob the Bank (1964), Miss Nobody (2010), Crowned and Dangerous (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, humorous, dark humor, semi serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, gory, disorder, deadly, crime, crimes, blood, death, police, neo noir, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, cleaning lady, blood stain, parisian suburb, stealing money, gossip, walking, cabaret, talk show host, secret revealed ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, breaking and entering, dead body in car trunk, golf, woman slaps man, friendship, horse, englishman, gun ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera, france, southern france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: heist, bank, tunnel, cons and scams, lovers reunited, store, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, crime, dancer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 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: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, ambition, promotion, secretary, church, workplace, deadly, rivalry, working the system, power relations, crime, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Crowned and Dangerous (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After the murder of a beauty queen, an investigation reveals the suspects to be a former lover, a rival contestant, and a stage mother.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: murder, rivalry, contests and competitions, blind ambition, dishonesty, deadly, ambition, mystery, crimes, physical appearance, investigation, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Joint Brothers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: le chichon
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, crime, police station, friends, dishonesty, partners, police, vacuum cleaner, drug use, burglary, heroin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: holland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Cry of the Cormoran (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: gang, kidnapping, forgery, on the run, farce, gambling, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, crime, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: comedy of errors, law enforcement, provence, workplace situations, goofy hero, nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, farce, crimes, disorder, police detective, gendarme ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, gang, betrayal, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, hold up ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: murder, family business, law enforcement, family life, deadly, family relations, mystery, crimes, crime, amateur detective, police detective, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Honey Pot (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, twists and turns, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, inheritance, greed, stage performance, make believe, dishonesty, mystery, cons and scams, crimes, farce, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 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, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nun, gendarme, comedy of errors, goofy hero, incompetent police, overbearing, fighting crime, crime, disorder, officers and cadets, father daughter relationship, art theft ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, confined, gangsters, crimes, journalism, disorder, dishonesty, law enforcement, police, journalist, police inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, who done it, crime, parody, deadly, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Run, Run, Joe! (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a don who they were suppose to protect ends up dead, his bodyguard and bodyguard's friend must go under cover to escape the wrath of mob.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: chase, rescue, danger, crime, escapades, chases and races, gangsters, crimes, organized crime, sea
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Kaleidoscope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: casino, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, cons and scams, mate swapping, mind game, infidelity, kidnapping, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 4K
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: realistic, dark humor, surreal, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: murder, resentment, dishonesty, deadly, police corruption, missing person, unemployment, investigation, skyscraper, estrangement, unlikely criminals, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.6
 2K
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: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, misfit partners, chase, on the run, partners, disorder, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, ex convict, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 356
Framed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: frame up, crimes, unlikely partners, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, forgery, rivalry, cons and scams, crime, disorder, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: not serious, humorous, cynical, witty, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, disorder, crimes, working undercover, gangsters, nothing goes right, crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, undercover, fish out of water, nude woman murdered ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Secret Life of Archie's Wife (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bunny, an unhappily married Denver housewife, frustrated and stressed out over her uncommunicative businessman husband Archie as well as planing their daughter's coming wedding, has her life turned upside down one day when she's taken ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, couple relations, crimes, crime, opposites attract, on the run, kidnapping, golden years, couples, heist, bank ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, clever, semi serious, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: danger, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, investigation, missing person, murder, dishonesty, partners, deadly, amateur detective, crime, who done it ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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
Plot: gang, mafia, deadly, disorder, criminal heroes, crimes, goofy hero, crime, gangsters, assassination attempt, hitman, gang war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: crime, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crimes, partners, dishonesty, disorder, hitman, drug dealing, sexual humor, viagra, gangster
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: crimes, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, down on your luck, gangsters, crime, breakup, murder, assassination, dishonesty, deadly, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 189
Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, family relations, life turned upside down, dishonesty, couples, disorder, family life, manipulations, crime, parents and children, crimes, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 268
On the Run (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Portugal, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Albert is an introverted travel agent living a lonely life in New York. When Louie, his best friend from childhood, appears having just escaped from prison, Albert's quiet existence is permanently disrupted. what ensues is one long, crazy night ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: urban, best friends, friendship, disorder, partners, vampire, on the run, prison, friends, crimes, nothing goes right, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Jönsson Gang Gets Gold Fever (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sickan has a new plan. This time, the gang are going to steal a small computer micro chip which contains...
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, not serious, semi serious
Plot: farce, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, disorder, partners, master criminal, dishonesty, heist, gang, city hall ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Monsieur Gangster (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aging gangster, Fernand Naudin is hoping for a quiet retirement when he suddenly inherits a fortune from an old friend, a former gangster supremo known as the Mexican. If he is ambivalent about his new found wealth, Fernand is positively ...
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: gambling, hitman, love and romance, crimes, take over, rise to the top, crime, friends, frame up, love triangle, custody, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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