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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: 95 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
Audience: family outing
Plot: nun, comedy of errors, goofy hero, incompetent police, crime, fighting crime, overbearing, officers and cadets, disorder, gendarme, father daughter relationship, nudist, beach, art theft, yacht, police car, seaside, rebellious daughter, escapades, plan gone awry, crimes, heist, family relations, parents and children, law enforcement ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, mediterranean sea, southern france, riviera, saint tropez

Most similar movies to The Troops of St. Tropez

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and exciting films with plots about disorder, crimes, crime, goofy hero, farce, nothing goes right and police mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Troops of St. Tropez: The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982), The Troops in New York (1965), The Troops Get Married (1968), The Troops on Vacation (1970), The Troops & Aliens (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Adventure, 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: comedy of errors, law enforcement, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, farce, battle of the sexes, police detective, disorder, crimes, gendarme, policewoman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Adventure, 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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, misfit, track down, stowaway, family relations, disorder, chase, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, french riviera, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Troops Get Married (1968)
Genre: Adventure, 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: nun, boss and employee, goofy hero, fall in love, disorder, workplace, farce, nothing goes right, power relations, love and romance, law enforcement, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Troops on Vacation (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 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, goofy hero, save the day, chases and races, nothing goes right, memory loss, colleague, amateur detective, dull life, disorder, gendarme, beach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, saint tropez, europe, french riviera, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: alien, alien encounter, evil alien, anti heroes, escapades, space and aliens, comedy of errors, danger, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, save the day, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: saint tropez, french riviera, france, cote d'azur, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 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, feel good, captivating
Plot: police, perfect crime, master criminal, mastermind, goofy hero, chase, disguise, crimes, crime, escapades, palaces castles and temples, disorder ...
Time: 1960s
Place: scotland, france, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Fantomas Unleashed (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 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: humorous, not serious, exciting
Plot: chase, kidnapping, mastermind, undercover, danger, world domination, super weapon, parody, farce, perfect crime, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, italy, rome italy
⇓ 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, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: heist, tunnel, bank, cons and scams, store, lovers reunited, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, unlikely criminals, love and romance, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fantomas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 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, humorous, realistic
Plot: chase, motorcycle chase, kidnapping, disorder, perfect crime, master criminal, law enforcement, danger, mastermind, farce, partners against crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, road movie
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, partners, drug dealing, misfit, odd couple, buddies, dishonesty, chase, heist, friends, elderly ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, france, europe, rome italy, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 621
Carom Shots (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Martin is the subservient brown-nosing youngster who needs quick advancement up the hierarchy to pay for the modern lifestyle he is buying on credit. Seeing that marrying his immediate superior's daughter will not get him the results he ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: ambition, murder, comedy of errors, workplace, crimes, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, crime, golden years, hierarchy, frog
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, farce, comedy of errors, 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 ⇓
35%
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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, semi serious, biting, realistic
Plot: racism, chase, kidnapping, on the run, false identity, airport, wedding, synagogue, rabbi, chewing gum, mistaken identity, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, partners, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Flic Story (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
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: cynical, not serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, disorder, fish out of water, nothing goes right, crime, tough law enforcer, working undercover, crimes, gangsters, undercover, drug dealing, woman shot ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 3K
The Brain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, cons and scams, chases and races, adventure, crime, partners, disorder, dishonesty, mastermind, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, belgium, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: offbeat, not serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: boat chase, obnoxious boss, disorder, fish out of water, workplace, countryside, power relations, village, social differences, goofy hero, one last chance, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, seaport, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 2K
The Band (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: France
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: artists and showbiz, goofy hero, workplace situations, farce, quibbling, power relations, family relations, disorder, boss and employee, babies and infants, ballet, misunderstanding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, humorous, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: farce, power relations, mistaken identity, disorder, dishonesty, comedy of errors, accountant, love and romance, cons and scams, parents and children, boss and employee, embezzlement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Pink Panther (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, inspector, robbery, heist, law enforcement, danger, goofy hero, riddles and clues, incompetent police, farce, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, new york, europe, usa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, funny, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: smuggling, cons and scams, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, goofy hero, chases and races, disorder, farce, gem, undercover agent, husband wife relationship, friendship between men ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: goofy hero, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, parents and children, track down, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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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, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Money Money Money (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions.
Style: realistic, biting, cynical, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, hostages, confined, goofy hero, career change, terrorism, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: hitman, comedy of errors, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, job seeking, hotel, office, danger, crimes, crime, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: riviera, cannes, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 4K
Not My Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Banker Till (Axel Stein) is kidnapped during a bank robbery, he has the time of his life...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, realistic, suspense
Plot: confined, disorder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, danger, hostages, escapades, bank robber, german abroad, husband wife relationship, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 2K
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: pimp, cons and scams, fish out of water, twins, false arrest, goofy hero, gangsters, crime, crimes, master criminal, dishonesty, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 867
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, chases and races, crimes, nothing goes right, fugitives, crime, hostages, confined, rebellion, disagreement, society, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 1K
Crackers (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner is out of town. During the elaborate planning process, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: cons and scams, unemployment, gang, disorder, heist, dishonesty, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, goofy hero, crime, crime gone awry, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, twists and turns, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: private detective, bat, adventure, investigation, goofy hero, escapades, save the day, disorder, animal life, tribe, crimes, sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%