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The Troops in New York (1965)
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The Troops in New York (1965)
Original name: Le Gendarme à New-York
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, exciting, feel good, captivating, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, track down, family relations, chase, disorder, stowaway, gendarme, daughter, officers and cadets, police, parents and children, farce, chases and races, mischievous children, power relations, silly humor, psychoanalysis, ocean liner, disguise, father daughter conflict ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, saint tropez, europe, french riviera, provence ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about disorder, goofy hero, silly humor, farce, crimes, law enforcement and crime mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Troops in New York: The Troops Get Married (1968), The Troops of St. Tropez (1964), The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982), The Troops on Vacation (1970), The Troops & Aliens (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Troops Get Married (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Saint-Tropez police launch a major offensive against dangerous drivers. Marechal Cruchot (Louis de Funès) relishes the assignment, which he pursues with a manic zeal. Cruchot is after an offending driver, who turns out to be Josépha (Claude ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, nun, fall in love, boss and employee, goofy hero, workplace, nothing goes right, disorder, love and romance, law enforcement, power relations, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, cote d'azur, provence ...
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The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Funès) is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, nun, father daughter relationship, gendarme, goofy hero, incompetent police, nudist, crime, crimes, fighting crime, overbearing, officers and cadets ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 ⇓
81%
The Troops on Vacation (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: retirement, save the day, goofy hero, nothing goes right, chases and races, memory loss, colleague, disorder, dull life, amateur detective, gendarme, rocket ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
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67%
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The Troops & Aliens (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The bungling inspector Cruchot (Funès) finds himself trying to save the residents of St. Tropez from some oil-drinking humanoid aliens. The only way to tell the aliens from the real people, besides their constant thirst for oil-products, is that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien encounter, cyborgs, alien invasion, anti heroes, space and aliens, law enforcement, anti hero, farce, silly humor, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: saint tropez, french riviera, france, cote d'azur, provence ...
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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, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, chases and races, nothing goes right, farce, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%
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Fantomas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Adventure, 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: not serious, realistic, parody, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: motorcycle chase, chase, kidnapping, mask, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, disorder, mastermind, incompetent police, perfect crime ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crimes, crime, track down, partners, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
32%
Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the third and final episode of the trilogy, Fantômas imposes a head tax on the rich, threatening to kill those who do not comply.
Style: not serious, humorous, parody, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: perfect crime, police, master criminal, mastermind, goofy hero, chase, castle, disguise, mask, blackmail, gadget, lord ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, france, scottish highlands, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 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 ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
27%
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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, parody
Plot: tunnel, bank, heist, cons and scams, crimes, crime gone awry, crime, unlikely criminals, love and romance, dancer's life, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fantomas Unleashed (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the second episode of the trilogy Fantômas kidnaps distinguished scientist professor Marchand with the aim to develop a super weapon that will enable him to menace the world. Fantômas is also planning to abduct a second scientist, professor ...
Style: not serious, parody, exciting, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, perfect crime, disorder, working undercover, danger, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, crime, undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, italy, france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Band (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Evan Evans, the director of a ballet troupe, is rehearsing his next show in Monaco, in preparation for a worldwide tour. When one member of his troupe leaves to get married, Evans imposes a regime of strict discipline on his remaining dancers. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: farce, choreographer, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, quibbling, babies and infants, family relations, disorder, power relations, boss and employee, misunderstanding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: rome italy, europe, france, monaco, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Oscar (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film originated as a play in Paris. The story focuses on the one-day adventures of Bertrand Barnier played with a genius of French cinema, Louis de Funes. In the same morning he learns that his daughter is pregnant, an employee stole a large ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: accountant, comedy of errors, farce, father daughter relationship, family relations, suitcase of money, dishonesty, love and romance, silly humor, cons and scams, mistaken identity, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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
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25%
Moving Violations (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, nasa, police, nothing goes right, dishonesty, misfit, goofy hero, chases and races, law enforcement, rebellion, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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25%
Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, theatre director, broadway, comeback, society, friendship, screwball, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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25%
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Le Mac (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mild-mannered banker is forced to masquerade as a notorious gangster and pimp.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, realistic ...
Plot: pimp, goofy hero, dishonesty, twins, gang, crimes, crime, heroes, lifestyle, gangsters, gadget, impostor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Little Bather (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires in yet another tantrum his designer André Castagnier, not ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious
Plot: boat chase, lighthouse keeper, priest, boss, boat, contract, shipyard, canal, kayak, inventor, obnoxious boss, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Flic Story (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Campana, a commissar at the drugs bureau of Paris police gets an undercover job in Nice to catch an Italian-French mafia boss. As he slips into the identity of a gangster's brother, who was already killed, he has to play the role of a loving ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical
Plot: gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), fish out of water, law enforcement, undercover, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, nothing goes right, working undercover, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, on the run, fish out of water, misfit, nun, chase, gender bending, farce, convent, priest, hidden identity, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.2
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Incontrôlable (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Georges, one morning, became uncontrollable despite himself. Something that has the donkey's voice in Shrek, can control his body.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, offbeat
Plot: goofy hero, split personality, fish out of water, nothing goes right, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, mentally unstable, disorder, misfit, self control, miraculous event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Corky Romano (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Corky Romano is a bumbling, simpleton, veterinarian and the youngest, outcast son of an aging gangster, named Pops Romano, who calls upon Corky to infiltrate the local FBI and retrieve and destroy evidence being used to incriminate Pops for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, undercover, gangsters, goofy hero, espionage, unlikely criminals, family relations, crimes, crime, disorder, organized crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, funny ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, vengeance, chase, crimes, save the world, comedy of errors, manic, fighting crime, goofy hero, master criminal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: munich germany, england, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
You Don't Choose Your Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: César Borgnoli, an unsuccessful car salesman from Italy, lives well beyond his means. In order to get out of his financial disaster, he agrees to a deal: he pretends to be the husband of his sister's girlfriend Kim so she can legally adopt a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, unlikely partners, comedy of errors, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, interracial adoption, escapades, love and romance, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, france, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Protect and Serve (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of bumbling French cops team up to take on the underworld.
Style: feel good, realistic, exciting, not serious, humorous
Plot: odd couple, fish out of water, partners, misfit, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, heroic mission, crimes, disorder, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%