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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: dark humor, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: ambition, firm, crimes, crime, workplace intrigue, murder, rise to the top, workplace, comedy of errors, golden years, career, 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 dark humor films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, disorder, dishonesty, deadly and law enforcement mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Carom Shots: Miss Nobody (2010), Serial Lover (1998), Let's Not Get Angry (1966), Buffet Froid (1979), The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, semi serious, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, deadly, crimes, rivalry, workplace, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, power relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, crimes, gory, tragedy, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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91%
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, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, woman slaps man, haunted by the past, thief, murder, englishman, body in a trunk, trunk, dead body in car trunk ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, nice france, south of france, riviera ...
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65%
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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, surreal, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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63%
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The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: 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: kidnapping, farce, policewoman, gendarme, comedy of errors, law enforcement, provence, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, riviera ...
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62%
The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Fun├Ęs) 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: comedy of errors, nun, father daughter relationship, gendarme, goofy hero, incompetent police, nudist, crime, crimes, fighting crime, overbearing, officers and cadets ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
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61%
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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: interracial sex, forgery, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, gang, disorder, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, kidnapping, unemployment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: turkey, france
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61%
The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: 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, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, stowaway, track down, misfit, family relations, chase, disorder, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
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52%
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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: bank, tunnel, heist, cons and scams, disorder, storage unit, dishonesty, dancer's life, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crime, amateur detective, private detective, crimes, investigation, police detective, family relations, family business, family life, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Wrong Box (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, queen of england, comedy of errors, siblings relations, farce, nothing goes right, insurance, disorder, cons and scams, lottery, unfulfillment, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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47%
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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: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, decapitation, crimes, media, parody, social relations, psychopath, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
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The Career of Nikos Dyzma (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nikos is a master of funeral ceremonies (that's undertaker to you and me) who doesn't expect much from life. After drunkenly insulting a diplomat at a party, weird things begin to happen for Nikos. The news that a mysterious stranger ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, farce, disorder, overnight success, life turned upside down, political intrigue, state affairs, fish out of water, career, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
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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: semi serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, missing person, mysterious character, crimes, murder, riddles and clues, odd couple, mystery, amateur detective, danger, who done it ...
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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: 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: 70s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Grace Quigley (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides to blackmail him into killing her, however, she has one or two friends he ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, dishonesty, crimes, elderly, forgery, deadly, murder, cons and scams, parents and children, golden years, graphic violence, life insurance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gang, gangsters, mafia, criminal heroes, farce, silly humor, hitman, disorder, goofy hero, deadly, assassination attempt, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Joint Brothers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: le chichon
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, controversial
Plot: drug dealing, police station, friends, dishonesty, crime, crimes, partners, police officer, drug use, vacuum cleaner, controversy, burglary ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: holland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: offbeat, humorous, suspense, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: escape, nothing goes right, chases and races, fugitives, best friends, prison, urban, friendship, city life, vampire, on the run, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
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38%
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Boystown (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor works in a real estate agency in the well-known Chueca neighborhood of Madrid. He hides a terrible secret: he makes apartments available for sale by murdering the old ladies owners that live in them. Then, refurbishes and decorates the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay couple, who done it, parents and children, gender, family relations, couples, gentrification, real estate agent, inheritance, transvestism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, confined, law enforcement, gangsters, dishonesty, disorder, journalism, crimes, silly humor, police inspector, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: suspense, cynical, realistic, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, frame up, midlife crisis, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, society, follow your dream, workplace, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, independent woman, store, exotic dancer, anti heroes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Troops on Vacation (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: retirement, save the day, goofy hero, nothing goes right, chases and races, memory loss, colleague, dull life, disorder, amateur detective, gendarme, rocket ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Honey Pot (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 150 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, twists and turns, humorous, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, greed, stage performance, inheritance, pretense, make believe, cons and scams, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, farce, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, france, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Jinxed! (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: casino, gambling, dishonesty, hitman, murder, deadly, nightclub, infidelity, fall in love, crimes, crime, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, heist, satire, gang, betrayal, crime, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Bone Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Austrian mountain village, ex-detective Simon Brenner has grown weary of his job repossessing cars and embarks on an extended getaway to the countryside. But before long he becomes embroiled in the convoluted world of the locals of a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, restaurant, murder, private detective, cons and scams, law enforcement, snow, cannibalism, murder investigation, dialect, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, partners against crime, danger, partners, corrupt officer, workplace intrigue, police detective, police station, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%