Movies like The Restaurant

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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, kidnapping, dishonesty, false accusation, restaurant owner, crimes, abduction, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, police commissioner, wig, escapades, comedy of errors, workplace situations, misfit, mountain, heroes, chases and races, silly humor, hospitality, terrorist, chef, car accident ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france

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Most similar movies to The Restaurant

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, farce, dishonesty, chase and law enforcement mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Restaurant: Fantomas (1964), Oscar (1967), The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982), The Great Spy Chase (1964), The Troops in New York (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
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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: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: comedy of errors, farce, father daughter relationship, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, accountant, power relations, cons and scams, boss and employee, parents and children, cheating ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, comedy of errors, law enforcement, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, nun, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: provence, france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Great Spy Chase (1964)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, widow, secret service, castle, disorder, silly humor, undercover, prostitute, farce, heroes, secret agent ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, france, switzerland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
58%
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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: interracial sex, gang, gambling, farce, unemployment, kidnapping, disorder, dishonesty, gangsters, crime, forgery, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: turkey, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
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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: sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic
Plot: village, village life, prostitute, social relations, frenchman, merchant, village idiot, drunken man
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 54K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, chase, gang, yakuza, rescue, taxi, taxi driver, hostage, police investigation, crimes, partners, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: marseille provence, france, paris france, europe, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.4
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: hitchhiker, gangsters, car chase, anti hero, dishonesty, odd couple, unlikely criminals, anti heroes, criminal heroes, drug dealing, adventure, heist ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, paris france, naples italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, exciting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, dishonesty, rivalry, clergy, custody, on the run, ghost, nightclub, heist, friendship, chase, farce ...
Place: paris france, hong kong, asia, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, tense, light ...
Plot: investigation, rivalry, crimes, fall in love, chase, political corruption, murder, vengeance, brother brother relationship, deadly, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My New Partner III (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Voilà dix ans que les chemins de René et de François se sont séparés. De l'époque glorieuse où, flics, ils écumaient le quartier Montmartre, il ne leur reste qu'une poignée de souvenirs, l'argent de leurs ripouseries ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police corruption, mistaken identity, police detective, odd couple, dishonesty, crimes, partners, law enforcement, disorder, buddies, reunion, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.2
 720
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, adventure, on the road, buddies, chase, gangsters, escapades, political corruption, chases and races, heroes, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
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Skate Or Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Musical
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, witnessing a crime, youth, police corruption, crimes, danger, race against time, hunt down, law enforcement, young heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, escapades, race against time, crime gone awry, confined, crimes, on the run, gang, blackmail, kidnapping, billionaire, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Paris Express (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, entertaining, tense, exciting ...
Plot: chases and races, boss and employee, crimes, workplace, race against time, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, delivery, wedding, father son relationship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Monsieur Gangster (1963)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aging gangster, Fernand Naudin is hoping for a quiet retirement when he suddenly inherits a fortune from an old friend, a former gangster supremo known as the Mexican. If he is ambivalent about his new found wealth, Fernand is positively ...
Style: slang, semi serious, realistic, biting, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, gambling, alcohol, wedding ceremony, debt, gambling house, gangsters, friends, take over, disorder, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, mexico, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My New Partner II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The partners are back and are in a tight spot! Francois is going through a moral crisis, and Rene is experiencing the same. But, honesty is not always the best policy. After being suspended for their actions, they return to face their far more ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, prostitute, planting evidence, police officer, dishonesty, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, crimes, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, normandy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, ex convict, release from prison, daughter, police, running from police, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, skiing, boss and employee, taxi driver, police investigation, buddies, unlikely partners, incompetent police, friends, crime, crimes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, false accusation, goofy hero, vengeance, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, misfit, crime, rivalry, frame up, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: farce, choreographer, workplace situations, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, quibbling, babies and infants, family relations, disorder, power relations, boss and employee, ballet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: rome italy, europe, france, monaco, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
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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, friends, disorder, prisoners exchange, heist, track down, mistaken identity, silly humor, farce, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, europe, france, monaco, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: 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, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: farce, adventure, misfit, journalism, heroes, buddies, danger, media, partners, cons and scams, nothing goes right, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, iraq, europe, middle east, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
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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: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, undercover, save the day, heroes, rivalry, master villain, society, gangsters, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, superhero ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, kayak, inventor, boss, priest, canal, lighthouse keeper, contract, shipyard, boat, seaport, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, captivating, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: undercover, daring rescue, save the day, secret agents, danger, escapades, martial arts, abduction, hostage, battles, confined, pirate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 7K
Khiladi 786 (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The 8th installment in the Khiladi series.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: wedding, parents and children, crimes, hidden identity, cons and scams, family business, bollywood, disorder, dishonesty, gangsters, love, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: punjab, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Bodyguard 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The best agent of Vieng, the country near the boundary of Thailand received the important mission that he had to catch two armed dealers who could be the dangerous for his country.
Style: rough, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, law enforcement, crimes, undercover, terrorism, working undercover, one man army, deadly, danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, laos
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%