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The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
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The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Original name: Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez
Genre: Adventure, 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 them her father was a millionaire and owned a yacht in the harbor.
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, satirical, not serious, cult film
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, nun, father daughter relationship, gendarme, goofy hero, nudist, incompetent police, crimes, crime, fighting crime, overbearing, officers and cadets, disorder, beach, yacht, police car, seaside, stolen painting, gendarmerie, rebellious daughter, art theft, escapades, plan gone awry, heist, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, south of france, mediterranean sea, southern france ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and exciting films with plots about disorder, farce, crimes, goofy hero, silly humor, police and law enforcement mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Troops of St. Tropez: The Troops Get Married (1968), The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982), The Troops in New York (1965), 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, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nun, fall in love, boss and employee, goofy hero, workplace, nothing goes right, disorder, farce, power relations, love and romance, law enforcement, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera
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100%
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, policewoman, gendarme, comedy of errors, law enforcement, provence, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, farce, battle of the sexes, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, stowaway, track down, misfit, disorder, chase, family relations, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, amateur detective, dull life, disorder, gendarme, rocket ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, exciting, not serious
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, danger, anti heroes, space and aliens, law enforcement, disorder, anti hero, farce, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: saint tropez, france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, exciting, humorous, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, working undercover, farce, disorder, law enforcement, parody, partners against crime, danger, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: hitchhiker, gangsters, car chase, dishonesty, odd couple, drug dealing, unlikely criminals, anti heroes, criminal heroes, adventure, chase, anti hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, paris france, naples italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: bank, tunnel, heist, cons and scams, nagging and grouching, storage unit, dishonesty, dancer's life, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, suitcase of money, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, embezzlement, power relations, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, captivating, feel good, psychotronic
Plot: police, perfect crime, mastermind, master criminal, goofy hero, disguise, chase, parody, lord, blackmail, mask, gadget ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, france, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: chase, kidnapping, motorcycle chase, mask, uninhibited rivalry, farce, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, disorder, perfect crime, incompetent police ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3K
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: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: choreographer, quibbling, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, workplace situations, farce, babies and infants, boss and employee, family relations, disorder, power relations, misunderstanding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: rome italy, europe, france, monaco, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, farce, fugitives, reluctant partners, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, chases and races, nothing goes right, nobody believes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, cons and scams, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
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, manic, comedy of errors, danger, law enforcement, master criminal, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west germany, munich germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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, light, entertaining, disturbing ...
Plot: chase, on the run, false identity, farce, rabbi, wedding, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, on the road, partners, disorder, prosecution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: smuggling, cons and scams, undercover agent, crimes, nothing goes right, farce, mistaken identity, soviet, gem, espionage, police station, seduction ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: partners, track down, murder, buddies, serial killer, crimes, odd couple, society, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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34%
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Carom Shots (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 88 min.
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34%
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Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, idiotic, absurd ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Brain (1969)
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Country: France, Italy
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Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Tattoo (1968)
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
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33%