Movies like The Fugitives

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The Fugitives (1986)
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The Fugitives (1986)
Original name: Les Fugitifs
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, sentimental, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, odd couple, goofy hero, chases and races, disorder, nothing goes right, farce, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, nobody believes, on the run, bank robbery, car accident, gunshot wound, heist gone wrong, misfit, partners, parents and children, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, misfit partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, witty and not serious films with plots about disorder, crimes, farce, crime, chase, nothing goes right and goofy hero mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Fugitives: Three Fugitives (1989), Ruby & Quentin (2003), The ComDads (1983), The Goat (1981), The Troops in New York (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Three Fugitives (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: road movie, feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, on the run, odd couple, bank robbery, runaway, hostage, daughter, ex convict, release from prison, running from police, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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 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: unlikely partners, on the run, french, prison, henchman, odd couple, mob boss, escape, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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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: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 8K
The Goat (1981)
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, disappearance, missing person, buddies, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, odd couple, bug, accountant ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico, france, latin america, paris france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, track down, misfit, family relations, stowaway, disorder, chase, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 749
The Marquis (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thomas Gardesse, a traveling alarm systems salesman, is arrested for a minor offense and sentenced to six months imprisonment. To win the respect of his fellow inmates, he claims he is "The Marquis," a brilliant robber whose identity has ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, master criminal, comedy of errors, goofy hero, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, teaching the ways of the world, crime, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 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, friendship, fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, vengeance, hostage, disorder, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With 'little captain' Cambrai raising serious doubts about the reality of the so-called "super spy", Colonel Toulouse kidnaps Christine and forces Francois to play again the character of "The Tall Blond Man with One Black ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic
Plot: secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, secret agent, shoes, violinist, disorder, nothing goes right, on the run, investigation, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Toy (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: social differences, toys, mischievous children, family relations, society, rich and poor, spoiled brat, screwball, parents and children, youth, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, party, naivete, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: track down, murder, partners, buddies, serial killer, crimes, odd couple, society, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
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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, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, workplace situations, cons and scams, comedy of errors, discrimination, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Too Fat Too Furious (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bennie, a clumsy criminal who's touchy about his weight, teams up with his adoptive father's biological (serial killer) son, his employees who in his absence turned his snack-bar into a quiche bakery, a suicidal manic-depressive woman and ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: chase, money, nothing goes right, goofy hero, crime gone awry, disorder, heist, misfit partners, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 27K
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi, goofy hero, heist, track down, mistaken identity, silly humor, farce, friends, disorder, prisoners exchange, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, europe, france, provence, marseille provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 10K
The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, comedy of errors, photographer, adultery, supermodel, farce, pretense, nothing goes right, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, silly humor, disorder, storage unit, workplace situations, workplace, chases and races, nothing goes right, goofy hero, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hapless orchestra player becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy by being identified as a super secret agent.
Style: humorous, parody, witty, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, mistaken identity, undercover, farce, disorder, goofy hero, comedy of errors, heroes, spy, surveillance, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Witless Protection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago ...
Style: humorous, exciting, idiotic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, woman in danger, hidden identity, on the run, goofy hero, crime, crimes, witnessing a crime, danger, law enforcement, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, witty, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, farm, unlikely criminals, love and romance, betrayal, lovers on the run, gangsters, crime gone awry, deadly, chases and races, bounty hunter, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, witty ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, dark humor, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, parody, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, couple relations, comedy of errors, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Stand Off (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, crime, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, parents and children, self discovery, disorder, failed attempt, unlikely criminals, gambling debt, hostage, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Going Places (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: whether it's cars, peace of mind, or daughters. ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: strong sexual content, on the road, release from prison, menage a trois, bisexuality, breast feeding, explicit sex, nothing goes right, partners, fugitives, friends, dark humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, not serious, exciting, witty, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, heist, on the run, crime, crimes, partners against crime, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, master criminal, disorder, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, europe, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 1K
The Dope (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alphonse Brown, who firmly believes he is the bastard son of James Brown, meets up with his best friend Scotch after Brown gets out of jail. On their way to Paris to begin careers as recording artists, the pair stumbles across a potent type of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: friends, drug dealing, partners, crimes, buddies, chase, nothing goes right, misfit partners, silly humor, drug abuse, disorder, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
On the Other Side of the Tracks (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two mismatched cops team up to investigate the murder of a business mogul's wife.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: fish out of water, police investigation, odd couple, partners, social differences, murder, law enforcement, disorder, society, crimes, crime, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, law enforcement, comedy of errors, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, nun, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: provence, france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Scapegoat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There is something strange - some would even say abnormal - about the Malaussène family. But if you take a closer look, no one could be happier than this cheerfully chaotic family, even though their mother is usually off on one romantic adventure ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, protagonist as suspect, scapegoat, disorder, chases and races, family relations, on the run, chase, shopping mall, eccentric family, siblings relations, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, buddies, misfit partners, odd couple, crimes, partners, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%