Movies like The Brain

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The Brain (1969)
 6.8
 4K
The Brain (1969)
Original name: Le Cerveau
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, adventure, gangsters, crimes, mate swapping, partners, disorder, mastermind, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, mafia, prison escape, caper, excavation, taxi, helicopter, brain, master criminal, master thief, car accident, train robbery, planning ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, belgium, new york, paris france, london, normandy

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Most similar movies to The Brain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and exciting films with plots about disorder, crimes, heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams and partners mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Brain: The Sucker (1965), Madigan's Millions (1968), The Umbrella Coup (1980), Fantomas (1964), The Escape (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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The Sucker (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this Frenco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an American friends car from Napels to Bordeaux, but as it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: hitchhiker, gangsters, car chase, odd couple, dishonesty, disorder, chase, adventure, unlikely criminals, partners, drug dealing, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy, naples italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chase, partners, track down, crimes, goofy hero, money, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Umbrella Coup (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grégoire Lecomte, the unlucky actor anxious to find a "real job", goes to take a screen test for a role of a killer, but gets to mafiosi by mistake. He takes their don for a producer, and they mistake him for a hitman with whom they had ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, down on your luck, comedy of errors, hotel, disorder, office, job seeking, switching roles ...
Time: 70s
Place: riviera, cannes, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 10K
Fantomas (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fantômas is a man of many disguises. He uses maquillage as a weapon. He can impersonate anyone using an array of masks and can create endless confusion by constantly changing his appearance.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: motorcycle chase, kidnapping, chase, perfect crime, disorder, mastermind, incompetent police, farce, uninhibited rivalry, master criminal, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 1K
The Escape (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lawyer is visiting a prison to meet with a violent criminal who has been condemned to death. During the visit, things turn bad, there is a riot where prisoners escape and the criminal escapes taking a lawyer hostage.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: on the run, escape, odd couple, crimes, nothing goes right, society, rebellion, confined, legal, dishonesty, politics, fugitives ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, disorder, car chase, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal, goofy hero, confined, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, compassionate ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, nazi occupation, soldier, war, rescue, french resistance, british soldier, occupied france, house painter, raf, bomber ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 3K
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, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, misfit partners, crimes, disorder, chase, partners, criminal heroes, on the run, nothing goes right, ex convict, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.1
 12K
Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, heist, law enforcement, odd couple, partners against crime, misfit, buddies, gangsters, gang, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 217
Sitting Ducks (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: silly humor, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crimes, on the run, dishonesty, partners, gangsters, nothing goes right, heist, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 6K
Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, nothing goes right, hitman, gangsters, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, heist, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 3K
Free Money (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Swede (Marlon Brando), a prison warden, rules his family and his prison with an iron hand in one of the coldest parts of North Dakota. When an inmate dies under mysterious circumstances, however, the FBI sends in agent Karen Polarski (Mira ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: prison, train, fbi, government agency, crimes, partners, cons and scams, special agents, criminal heroes, dishonesty, heroes, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Vengeance of the Winged Serpent (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An international intrigue with terrorists threatening to blow up the presidents of the most powerful countries.
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: assassination attempt, nudity (full frontal - brief), dangerous attraction, farce, fall in love, silly humor, disorder, power relations, chase, terrorism, goofy hero, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 1K
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, partners, disorder, crimes, cons and scams, heist, ruby, adventure, chase, jewel robbery, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, humorous
Plot: train, heist, cons and scams, school, disorder, silly humor, nothing goes right, leadership, heroes, crimes, crime gone awry, partners ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 1K
Rough Cut (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A romantic comedy with action and suspense. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, jewel thief, jewelry, cons and scams, fall in love, manipulation, romance, crimes, love and romance, unlikely partners, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, small town, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, redemption, crime gone awry, dishonesty, bank robbery ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Money Money Money (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions.
Style: cynical, biting, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, satire, cons and scams, bank, heist, career change, dark humor, disorder, dishonesty, politics, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 509
Sinful Davey (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Davey Haggart is quite certain of his paternity (even if nobody else is) and determined to emulate his father, a notorious rogue and highwayman. This includes breaking a man out of Stirling jail, holding up the stagecoach, and robbing the Duke of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, heist, chase, redemption, starting over, crimes, disorder, partner, father, friendship, love, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Vinci (2004)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sophisticated thief of art Robert "Cuma" Cuminski is released on probation from the local prison by the corrupt Doctor Wiaderny to organize the theft of the famous Leonardo Da Vinci painting "Lady with Ermine" for the dealer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, art theft, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, once in a lifetime opportunity, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, collector, heist gone wrong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, bank, friendship, prison, cons and scams, friends, disorder, misfit partners, journalism, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.1
 403
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, disorder, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.0
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous
Plot: casino, wedding, mind game, partners, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, mate swapping, disorder, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, humorous, parody, offbeat
Plot: tunnel, bank, heist, cons and scams, storage unit, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
That Man from Rio (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, nothing goes right, crimes, daring rescue, disorder, romance, escapades, cons and scams, soldier, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, parody ...
Plot: on the run, goofy hero, adventure, disorder, escapades, assassination attempt, love and romance, crimes, dull life, on the road, husband wife relationship, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: nepal, hong kong, himalaya, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, heist, criminal, righting the wronged, folk hero, crimes, leadership, criminal heroes, gang, romance, against the odds ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, disturbing ...
Plot: farce, chase, on the run, rabbi, wedding, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, on the road, disorder, partners, prosecution, false identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 2K
Hot Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A con-artist (Peter Ustinov) gains employment at an insurance company in order to embezzle money by re-programming their "new" wonder computer.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: heist, disorder, hacker, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, buddies, computers and web, prison, down on your luck, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%