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Flic Story (1972)
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Flic Story (1972)
Original name: Il était une fois un flic...
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 husband with child - something that is not so easy for a confirmed single like Campana. Unfortunately American killers chase behind the Nice mafia clan too, in order to get control of French drug trades to USA.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious
Plot: gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, drug dealing, crime, working undercover, law enforcement, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, undercover, tough law enforcer, sniper, female nudity, gun, murder, murder of a nude woman, gangster, nude woman murdered, shot in the back, woman shot, shooting a woman, naked dead woman
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, crime, disorder, gangsters, nothing goes right, silly humor and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Flic Story: Let's Not Get Angry (1966), Le Mac (2010), Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973), Inspector Blunder (1980), Hold-Up (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Let's Not Get Angry (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One-time gangster Antoine is enjoying retirement on the coast, now managing a boating club. He receives a visit from a former accomplice who asks for a loan. The money will be repaid by a crook who is now in hiding; Antoine intends to recover his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, parody
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, dead body in car trunk, hotel, englishman, thief, haunted by the past, murder, gangster, horse ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, nice france, southern france, south of france ...
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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
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Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sleepy little village of Loubressac is well on its way to becoming a ghost town. To save the town, the local citizenry hatch a plan to attract tourists. To their horror, the plan misfires when a group of hippies are the first to move in. The ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nudism, murder, village, hippie, tractor, ghost, crimes, gangsters, village life, estate, social relations, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, southern france, south of france
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100%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, confined, law enforcement, gangsters, dishonesty, silly humor, journalism, crimes, disorder, cemetery, police inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, misfit partners, disorder, partners, criminal heroes, chase, nothing goes right, on the run, ex convict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, rome italy, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, gang, mafia, crimes, disorder, hitman, farce, silly humor, criminal heroes, goofy hero, assassination attempt, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
46%
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Don't Take God's Children for Wild Geese (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rita is a girl that lives on taking gangsters as lovers. But when the money stops coming, she swears revenge.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, heist, satire, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, gang, betrayal, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 573
The Supergrass (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest ...
Style: alternative comedy, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: drug dealing, undercover agent, cross dressing, vomiting, frame up, mistaken identity, farce, couples, disorder, sexual relations, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of the best Polish comedies of the late 1990's, "Boys Don't Cry" is a satirical look at the gangsters of Poland and some teens who accidentally get involved with them.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: nothing goes right, friends, crime, crimes, gangsters, prostitute, goofy hero, buddies, best friends, bug, polish, disorder ...
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I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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Story: Ben is a small-time gangster who gets the opportunity to earn a lot of money. His boss sends him to a remote ranch with bag full of drugs and orders him to wait for the buyer. But the routine drug deal turns to disaster because of Ben’s ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical, humorous ...
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39%
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Silver Bears (1977)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Going Down in Morocco (1989)
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Country: Spain
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, neo noir
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Place: france
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36%
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Gangsterboys (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Mahmut, the son of a poor Turkish greengrocer in the Netherlands, dreams of escaping his retail fate by becoming a rapper. But things change radically when he and his best friend Apo find out that a dangerous Turkish gang is extorting money from ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
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34%
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Country: USA
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%