Movies like The Goat

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The Goat (1981)
 7.3
 9K
The Goat (1981)
Original name: La Chèvre
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico, Malta
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny, melancholic, light, reflective, breathtaking, meditative ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, disappearance, missing person, adventure, friends, crimes, accountant, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, odd couple, buddies, dishonesty, goofy hero, bad luck, farce, jungle, prison, airplane, prostitute, snake, monkey, psychologist, businessman ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico, france, latin america, paris france, new jersey, russia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Goat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, crimes, partners, friends, farce, dishonesty and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Goat: Ruby & Quentin (2003), The ComDads (1983), Pure Luck (1991), The Fugitives (1986), Weekend at Bernie's (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: french, unlikely partners, on the run, prison, henchman, odd couple, mob boss, escape, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
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100%
 6.9
 6K
The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 7K
Pure Luck (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, persuades her father to send to Mexico one of his employees, an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: missing person, farce, private detective, comedy of errors, manipulation, silly humor, investigation, reluctant partners, dishonesty, buddies, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, exciting, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, odd couple, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, goofy hero, partners, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 17K
The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, disorder, comedy of errors, discrimination, workplace situations, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
35%
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 6.1
 2K
Breaking In (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: safecracker, prostitute, heist, thief, crimes, crime gone awry, friends, disorder, golden years, betrayal, buddies, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 21K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 3K
Feds (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fbi, odd couple, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, friendship, police detective, female protagonist, strong female character, academy, unlikely friendships, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 7K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, aging, crimes, heist, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, cons and scams, disorder, elderly, buddies, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1956, year 1986
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
Boys Don't Cry (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of the best Polish comedies of the late 1990's, "Boys Don't Cry" is a satirical look at the gangsters of Poland and some teens who accidentally get involved with them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, stylized
Plot: friends, nothing goes right, crimes, gangsters, prostitute, goofy hero, buddies, polish, disorder, best friends, friendship, suitcase of money ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 9K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, fish out of water, comedy of errors, friendship, nothing goes right, vengeance, hostage, cons and scams, disorder, misfit, partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 5K
Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, fbi, heist, corrupt cop, comedy of errors, partners, gang, crime gone awry, disorder, fish out of water, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%
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My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: exciting, witty, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, police, buddy cop, police investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Joint Brothers (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: le chichon
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, controversial
Plot: drug dealing, police station, crimes, dishonesty, partners, friends, burglary, cleaning lady, buddy, theft, drug dealer, thief ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, track down, serial killer, crimes, buddies, odd couple, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase, society, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, crimes, journalism, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, confined, silly humor, disorder, journalist, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, airport, murder, vacation, farce, on the run, track down, unlikely partners, crimes, misfit partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Partners (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Benson is a police detective. After a series of murders in the Gay community he is ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk named Kerwin as his partner. In order to be noticed they have to be flamboyant enough to attract attention which ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual
Plot: murder, pretending to be gay, misfit, unlikely partners, odd couple, investigation, gays and lesbians, gender, law enforcement, buddies, crimes, partners ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 6K
Grilled (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two meat salesmen (Romano, James) will stop at nothing to get a sale.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, buddies, hitman, disorder, workplace situations, friendship, farce, fall in love, cooking and food, salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, farce, stupidity, private detective, investigation, jungle, save the day, disorder, human animal relationship, crimes, goofy hero, gross out humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, himalaya, nigeria, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Twelve Chairs (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, clever ...
Plot: treasure, con artists, partners, treasure hunt, cons and scams, crimes, escapades, adventure, gem, rivalry, improv, jewelry ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Killing Cabos (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Oscar Cabos, a multimillionaire tycoon, is being held for ransom--only his captors have nabbed the wrong man. Now, to get their money, they must find the real Cabos--which could get tricky since he's been counter-kidnapped by his future ...
Style: talky, exciting, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, disorder, partners, gang, escapades, petty criminal, dwarf, wrong place wrong time, criminal heroes, mistaken identity, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
High Rolling in a Hot Corvette (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two fun-loving carnival workers take a vacation with the hope of finding plenty of sex and drugs. Their "quest" is fulfilled when they encounter a dope-peddler and two exotic nightclub dancers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: on the road, heist, friends, disorder, stoners, looking for sex, adventure, buddies, nothing goes right, drug dealing, partners, womanizer ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 6K
Herod's Law (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.
Style: biting, suspense, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, mayor, corruption, political corruption, satire, small town, crimes, disorder, social relations, dictatorship, village, desert ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%