Movies like Crime Busters

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Crime Busters (1977)
 7.1
 12K
Crime Busters (1977)
Original name: I due superpiedi quasi piatti
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: exciting, humorous, not serious, entertaining, buddy comedy, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, gangsters, heist, heroes, gang, friends, misfit, law enforcement, police investigation, partners, odd couple, buddies, partners against crime, police academy, buddy cop, job seeking, port, unemployment, motorcycle cop, crime fighter, adventure, crimes, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida

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Most similar movies to Crime Busters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and not serious films with plots about partners, disorder, crimes, buddies, friends, odd couple and farce mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Crime Busters: Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981), Flashback (1990), I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979), All the Way Boys (1972), Taxi 4 (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help ...
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, poker, buddy cop, navy, casino, intelligence, police detective, disorder, family relations, step siblings, partners against crime, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure, adventurer, treasure hunt, fistfight, island, bet, disorder, friends, map, reluctant partners, crimes, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, gang, disorder, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, partners, dishonesty, confined, crimes, gangsters, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 5K
Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, emotional, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lsd, train, friendship, chase, on the road, fbi, unlikely friendships, prison, adventure, partners, criminal heroes, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 90s
Place: oregon, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animals, adventure, save the day, partners, reluctant partners, odd couple, disorder, family relations, siblings relations, fight, hunter, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
All the Way Boys (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot involves "Mr. Big", who is buying the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, airplane, jungle, adventure, fish out of water, partners, treasure hunt, buddies, odd couple, dishonesty, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
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Taxi 4 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before being extradited to Africa to stand trial, a notorious Belgian criminal is entrusted to the Marseilles police department for less than 24 hours. But the wily crook convinces bumbling policeman Emilien he's a lowly Belgian embassy ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi, chase, goofy hero, escapades, partners against crime, nothing goes right, track down, buddies, partners, crimes, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, europe, monaco, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 10K
Go for It (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. ...
Style: parody, not serious, exciting, humorous, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck, odd couple, spy, fistfight, cia, empire, mistaken identity, criminal, prison, hitchhiker, disorder, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison, odd couple, criminal heroes, prison life, nothing goes right, confined, buddies, misfit, crimes, heist, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gangsters, mafia, odd couple, fistfight, disorder, mistaken identity, crimes, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, goofy hero, nothing goes right, partners ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, investigation, crimes, police investigation, dishonesty, master criminal, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, partners against crime, law enforcement, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mad Mission Part 2: Aces Go Places (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An assassin called Filthy Harry is hired by a shady figure and charged with killing the heroes. The men are framed twice for different robberies by King Kong's new girlfriend, nearly committed to a mental hospital by their devious boss, and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, robot, james bond spoof, farce, silly humor, car chase, disorder, friends, heist, gang, odd couple, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, kung fu, chinese mafia, fight, exploitation, gangsters, forgery, counterfeit money, invisibility, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Style: buddy movie, funny, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, hitman, chase, fistfight, friendship, two man army, truck driver, speed, car accident, car chase, car race, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Torrente 3: The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A popular and beautiful politician plans to expose the evil-doings of a multinational corporation. Hoping to silence her, the corporation's top executives decide to hire the most incompetent detective they can find to act as her bodyguard.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, not serious, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners against crime, gang, investigation, racism, gangsters, escapades, crimes, partners, heroes, society, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends who own an investment firm turn to a policeman friend for help when they are framed for robbery by a gang of antiquities smugglers.
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, silly humor, farce, friends, car chase, disorder, master criminal, buddies, chase, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 2K
Mad Mission (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: King Kong, a clever thief who steals a cache of diamonds from some gangsters, frames another thief called White Glove for the crime. That's when the bald detective Albert Au, who has been chasing King Kong for quite some time, pairs with the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, fight, policewoman, diamond theft, shopping mall, motorcycle, silly humor, buddies, odd couple, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, police investigation, buddies, drug dealing, mad scientist, law enforcement, satire, buddy cop, gunfight, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy movie, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, yakuza, chase, kidnapping, police investigation, taxi, gang, martial arts, police, car race, french, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, marseille, tokyo, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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No Problem (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: heist, gang, chase, crime gone awry, misfit partners, cons and scams, silly humor, partners, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
They Call Me Trinity (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The simple story has the pair coming to the rescue of peace-loving Mormons when land-hungry Major Harriman sends his bullies to harass them into giving up their fertile valley. Trinity and Bambino manage to save the Mormons and send the bad guys ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, funny, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunslinger, identity theft, small town, farce, drifter, farmer, false identity, gang, brother, sheriff, mormon ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tokyo, california, canada, texas, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, partners, track down, crimes, buddies, odd couple, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase, society, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: corruption, crimes, heist, gunfight, friendship, justice, on the run, nothing goes right, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, private detective, security guard ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, heroes, martial arts, farce, murder, chief of police, corruption, tough heroes, escapades, drug dealing, one man army ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 7K
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: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, funny
Plot: car chase, gangsters, hitchhiker, odd couple, dishonesty, chase, adventure, unlikely criminals, partners, drug dealing, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, naples italy, rome italy, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Let's Do It Again (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a couple of blue-collar workers in Atlanta who have promised to raise funds for their fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. However, their method for raising the money involves travelling to New ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good
Plot: boxing, gangsters, hypnosis, gambling, church, gang, money, friendship, siblings relations, working class, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 43K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car chase, bank robbery, taxi driver, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, heist, working undercover, odd couple, buddies, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 88K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, police investigation, gangsters, chase, justice, money laundering, police officer, rescue, robbery, wedding, thief, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 43K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car, police investigation, skiing, pregnancy, taxi driver, mentor, spy, buddies, unlikely partners, betrayal, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 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, exciting, semi serious, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, partners, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, heist, ruby, adventure, chase, jewel thief, jewel robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%