Movies like The Brain

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The Brain (1969)
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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: humorous, exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, adventure, gangsters, crimes, partners, crime, mate swapping, mastermind, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, cons and scams, prison escape, mafia, brain, helicopter, swimming pool, nato, panther, stolen money, train robbery, bag of money ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, belgium, normandy, paris france

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Most similar movies to The Brain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, crimes, crime, heist, dishonesty, cons and scams and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Brain: The Sucker (1965), Madigan's Millions (1968), The Umbrella Coup (1980), Hold-Up (1985), Sitting Ducks (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6K
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: car chase, gangsters, dishonesty, odd couple, drug dealing, chase, heist, anti heroes, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, adventure ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, europe, southern france, southern italy ...
⇓ 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, goofy hero, crime gone awry, chase, dishonesty, partners, track down, money, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, hotel, comedy of errors, job seeking, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, danger, office, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: cannes, riviera, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
47%
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 6.0
 170
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, feel good, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, unlikely criminals, gangsters, nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, disorder, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 5K
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, nothing goes right, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, crime, gangsters, heist, cons and scams, siblings relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 909
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: on the run, crime, nothing goes right, chases and races, hostages, disorder, dishonesty, rebellion, crimes, fugitives, confined, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, train robbery, goofy hero, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, nothing goes right, confined, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.2
 912
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, exciting, semi serious, captivating, absurd ...
Plot: on the run, danger, rivalry, partners, crime, cons and scams, disorder, heist, ruby, pursuit, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 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: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police academy, cons and scams, odd couple, misfit, friends, master criminal, partners, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: train, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, crimes, mischievous children, gang, leadership, disorder, dishonesty, partners, heist, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 899
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: stylized, humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, jewel thief, jewel, chases and races, crime, unlikely partners, fall in love, crimes, cons and scams, romance, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: netherlands, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, biting, dark humor, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, politics, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, bank, rivalry, career change, crimes, terrorism, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
 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, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: prison, train, fbi, government agency, partners, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, friends, dishonesty, heist, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 336
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, heist, redemption, chase, crime, starting over, disorder, father, love, partner, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: adventure, war, soldier, nazi occupation, danger, rescue, british, world war two, french resistance, survival, resistance, anti heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 601
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 ⇓
32%
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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: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: monastery, cons and scams, gang, starting over, island, clergy, gambling, dishonesty, animal life, disorder, partners, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 3K
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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, forgery, once in a lifetime opportunity, partners, law enforcement, disorder, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%
 5.7
 2K
All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: heist, unfulfillment, crimes, disorder, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, buddies, friendship, unlikely partners, cons and scams, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime, crimes, prison, buddies, partners, dishonesty, disorder, computers and web, nothing goes right, cons and scams, hacker ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.0
 8K
Topkapi (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Arthur Simon Simpson is a small-time crook biding his time in Greece. One of his potential victims turns out to be a gentleman thief planning to steal the emerald-encrusted dagger of the Mehmed II from Istanbul's Topkapi Museum.
Style: suspenseful, clever, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: museum, heist, femme fatale, theft, smuggling, dagger, crime, cat burglar, perfect crime, dishonesty, mastermind, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: greece, turkey, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: small town, christmas, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, partners, crimes, nothing goes right, redemption, dishonesty, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 70
Cache Cash (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Antoine, 11, is on holiday with his grandfather. One night he catches thieves hiding their booty in a pond. Antoine seizes the 40 million. But Liza, his new friend, is the daughter of one of the criminals. Both children soon face threats.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, best friends, crime gone awry, nanny, disorder, animal life, dishonesty, bank, resort, criminal heroes, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 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, disturbing, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: chase, on the run, false identity, rabbi, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, farce, on the road, disorder, partners, prosecution, racial stereotype ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, friends, friendship, journalism, master criminal, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, partners, crime gone awry, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 5K
Gambit (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Harry Dean has a perfect plan to steal a priceless bust. The core of which is Nicole a look alike for his marks late wife. Will the gambit go as planned?
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting, light ...
Plot: heist, crime, cons and scams, partners, disorder, forgery, crime gone awry, cat burglar, perfect crime, dealer, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states, the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, love and romance, criminal heroes, partners, buddies, couples, dishonesty, disorder, contests and competitions, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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