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The Restaurant (1966)
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The Restaurant (1966)
Original name: Le grand restaurant
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, feel good, tense, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, dishonesty, false accusation, crimes, abduction, boss, restaurant owner, kitchen, waiter, chase, escapades, comedy of errors, workplace situations, kidnapping, misfit, mountain, heroes, chases and races, silly humor, pianist, helicopter, car chase, farce, secretary, dessert ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and semi serious films with plots about crimes, disorder, chases and races, chase, dishonesty, farce and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Restaurant: Oscar (1967), Cry of the Cormoran (1971), The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982), The Troops in New York (1965), Main Hoon Lucky the Racer (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, mistaken identity, power relations, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, accountant, parents and children, love and romance, boss and employee, comedy of errors, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Cry of the Cormoran (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alfred Mullanet, an unlucky player who lives on his wife's income, becomes in a few moments the object of interest of two thugs, Kruger and Mister K.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, gambling, on the run, gang, unemployment, farce, forgery, crimes, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: gendarme, comedy of errors, law enforcement, provence, workplace situations, goofy hero, nothing goes right, farce, battle of the sexes, disorder, police detective, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, europe, french riviera, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, stowaway, misfit, track down, disorder, family relations, chase, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, france, new york, europe, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Main Hoon Lucky the Racer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Ram and Lakshman a.k.a Lucky are brothers. Ram is a sincere guy who grows up to become an honest cop. Lucky is a happy-go-lucky guy who enjoys life. Ram and Lucky have a tom and jerry kind of fight going on. Siva Reddy is a factionist who wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, captivating, light ...
Plot: investigation, rivalry, fall in love, crimes, chase, political corruption, vengeance, murder, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, state affairs, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.2
 667
Born to Ride (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stars of Starship Troopers are back in action! Mike (Casper Van Dien) decides to hit the road on his refurbished classic motorcycle along with best buddy Alex (Patrick Muldoon), but their trek takes a surprising turn when they become involved in ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, tough heroes, on the road, buddies, escapades, crimes, motorcycle chase, gangsters, dishonesty, chase, political corruption, biker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Torrente 4: Lethal crisis (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Lethal Crisis, the world's most uncouth private eye is framed for a crime he didn't commit in the riotous fourth installment of the Torrente series.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, false accusation, goofy hero, dishonesty, disorder, crime, crimes, frame up, rivalry, misfit, vengeance, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the run, comedy of errors, odd couple, chase, bank robbery, runaway, running from police, daughter, ex convict, release from prison, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: fish out of water, partners, misfit, odd couple, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, heroic mission, culture clash, buddies, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 293
Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious
Plot: village, social relations, village life, prostitute, village idiot, frenchman, merchant, drunken man
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bangkok Adrenaline (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go wrong when her 'father' doesn't play ball and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, escapades, crime gone awry, race against time, on the run, gang, crimes, confined, blackmail, kidnapping, billionaire, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Guardian Angels (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands of an earnest priest (Christian Clavier), who escorts him ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, dishonesty, clergy, rivalry, custody, on the run, heist, ghost, nightclub, farce, chase, friendship ...
Place: paris france, hong kong, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 6K
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: car chase, odd couple, dishonesty, gangsters, adventure, unlikely criminals, anti heroes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, chase, anti hero, drug dealing ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, paris france, europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.6
 885
The Race (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sami, Tacchini, Yaya and Kader are four small-time crooks from the suburbs of Paris. After a failed robbery, their boss, Carlito, sends them to Canada to spy on his fiancée. There, they are mistaken for a band of professional killers and are hired ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: crimes, mistaken identity, dishonesty, disorder, hitman, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, travel, infidelity, male female relationship, friendship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 545
Skate Or Die (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jérôme and Benjamin are two young skateboarders whose carefree existence is turned upside down when they witness the murder of a drug dealer. Rumbled by the assassins they manage to escape. Taking refuge in a police station they then discover that ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, witnessing a crime, police corruption, youth, crimes, skateboarder, danger, race against time, hunt down, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 50K
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: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, police investigation, chase, kidnapping, rescue, gang, taxi, hostage, yakuza, danger, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: marseille provence, france, paris france, europe, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: journalism, farce, adventure, misfit, danger, dishonesty, partners, disorder, buddies, media, friends, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 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: farce, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, quibbling, workplace situations, babies and infants, boss and employee, disorder, power relations, family relations, audition, ballet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.8
 2K
Coursier (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From multicultural Paris to designer Paris, Montmartre to the Champs-Elysées, sleazy sidewalks to high-end galleries... Watch out! Sam the courier is a man on a mission! On his scooter, Sam breaks every rule of the road to make good on the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: chases and races, race against time, workplace, crimes, boss and employee, disorder, couples, nothing goes right, wedding, delivery, father son relationship, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dangerous Flowers (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miki, the daughter of a professor and martial arts master is sought after by an organized crime syndicate for her knowledge about the location of a hidden treasure, the Andaman Pearl. Five sexy undercover agents Rose, Lotus, Pouy- sian, Spadix and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, captivating, funny ...
Plot: undercover, save the day, secret agents, daring rescue, escapades, martial arts, danger, abduction, rivalry, pirate, hostage, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 852
Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police investigation, partners against crime, buddies, reluctant partners, gangsters, law enforcement, police corruption, danger, crimes, murder, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 101
Shafted! (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: parody, crimes, save the day, injustice, undercover, superhero, assassination, mental institution, mental illness, rivalry, heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Run, Run, Joe! (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a don who they were suppose to protect ends up dead, his bodyguard and bodyguard's friend must go under cover to escape the wrath of mob.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: chase, rescue, gangsters, escapades, crimes, chases and races, crime, danger, sea, motorboat, organized crime
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 40K
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, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, boss and employee, taxi driver, police investigation, unlikely partners, buddies, friends, incompetent police, skiing, gang, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 2K
Camouflage (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, who done it, private detective, murder, law enforcement, disorder, partners, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, silly humor, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Great Spy Chase (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies is drawn into a high-stakes battle of wits to obtain the valuable military patents which have been inherited by the lovely widow.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, widow, castle, secret service, undercover, farce, heroes, prostitute, silly humor, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s
Place: switzerland, france, russia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover, parody, secret agents, world domination, interracial relations, heroic mission, fighting the system, hidden identity, rivalry, society, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 6K
Khiladi 786 (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The 8th installment in the Khiladi series.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Plot: wedding, parents and children, crimes, family business, cons and scams, hidden identity, punjab, disorder, dishonesty, bollywood, gangsters, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Bodyguard (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A professional bodyguard who failed to protect his Choti, most successful businessman, is fired by his employer's son. The son inherits his fathers company but is then targets by assassins who want to gain control of the estate. He is forced to ...
Style: rough, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, tough heroes, deadly, gang, danger, gangsters, crimes, assassination, martial arts, kidnapping, chases and races, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, crimes, gangsters, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, gay son, triad, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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