Movies like Jo

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Jo (1971)
 7.2
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Jo (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Selling author, Antoine Brisebard is a victim of a blackmailer, Jo, which threatens to jeopardize his reputation by revealing the past of his wife Sylvia. While the latter must pass the same night to take possession of the money required, Brisebard accidentally kills ...
Style: remake of american film
Plot: blackmail, firearm, hidden corpse, police, gangsters, party, writers, truck, excavation, missing person, telephone, earth, gun, crime investigation, investigator, thunderstorm, fire, hide and seek, teamwork, break in, panic attack, shooting, farce, breasts, dating ...

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Most similar movies to Jo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about murder, corpse, police, death, police officer, farce and crimes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Jo: The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982), The Troops in New York (1965), The Troops & Aliens (1979), The Troops of St. Tropez (1964), Feeding Mr. Baldwin (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
65%
The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
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 ...
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, nun, father daughter relationship, gendarme, goofy hero, nudist, incompetent police, overbearing, crime, crimes, fighting crime, officers and cadets ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Feeding Mr. Baldwin (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A house sitter bites off more than he can chew when a dead body mysteriously shows up at the estate he's watching.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: crime, gory, estate, crimes, visitor, language barrier, telephone call, colleague colleague relationship, gay interest, swimming underwater, mysterious event, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 198
Mushrooms (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the tradition of Arsenic and Old Lace, comes this morbidly funny Australian tale of murder and mayhem at the hands of two charming old ladies.
Plot: police detective, elderly man, friendship, cleaver, soup, packing a suitcase, groom, wedding ceremony, female protagonist, wedding, investigator, co worker co worker relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 478
Kamikaze (1986)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scientist is fired from his job and bored with doing nothing at home he goes crazy and invents a system which allows him to reach through the airwaves and transform live TV cameras into weapons to kill the people he hates the most - TV presenters.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: death by shooting, hacker, locked room, manipulative person, television studio, psychopath, outcast, minister, overheard conversation, studio, tv crew, uncle nephew relationship ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
She Does Not Drink, Smoke or Flirt But... She Talks (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Housemaid Georgette (Girardot) loves to gossip and this causes major trouble to people around her.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: murder, blackmail, mushroom, bank, money, cleaning lady, tv host, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, cheating, bourgeoisie ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ⇓
45%
The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ms. Alli Pelkonen's terrier finds a body from Tähtitorninmäki, that's thought to be a wino at first. But Inspector Palmu knows a little better. And yes, it was a murder. Tähdet kertovat, Komisario Palmu (1962) is directed by Matti ...
Plot: youth, police officer, murder, police, choir, crime investigation, newspaper reporter, gang, blackmail, hitler, telescope, horoscope ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
 6.6
 629
The Octopus (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gabriel, dit Le Poulpe (The Octopus) is a laid-back private investigator who works on cases for his own pleasure. He is drawn to the fictional Loire Valley port of Angerneau, with his lover Clotilde who has been summoned by the police concerning the ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: hamster, grave robbing, cargo ship, deadpan, teeth, female full frontal nudity, nickname, train, bar, murder, female nudity, drunkenness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 2K
6ixtynin9 (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A woman, fired from a financial coorporation during the Asia crisis, returns home with no money. However, she finds a box with a fortune in front of her door, and decides to keep it. However, the people that left it there soon want it back.
Style: tense, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: money, gangsters, serial killer, self defense, escape, crime gone awry, mistaken identity, disorder, woman in danger, deadly, chase, stolen money ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 11K
Mindhorn (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A washed up actor who played Mindhorn, a secret agent with a bionic eye, returns to the Isle of Man, the area where his most famous role was set, to help catch a killer.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: amateur detective, murderer, police investigation, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, betrayal, mental illness, parody, revenge, deception, foot chase, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, year 1989
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 1K
Crime Wave (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Leyre lives a quiet and comfortable life which ends abruptly when an act of rage of her teenage son leads her to protect him by any means necessary.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: murder, business, family relations, money, teenager, corruption, lawyer, cover up, bar, police, mother, post coital scene ...
Time: contemporary
Place: basque country, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 11K
Ferpect Crime (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A playboy has the tables turned on him when he finds himself being used as a plaything by an undesirable woman in this black comedy from Spain.
Style: dark humor, suspense, humorous, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: sex, murder, ambition, rivalry, salesman, store, crime, crimes, dangerous attraction, perfect crime, satire, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Weekend Murders (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A large family meet at the family estate for the reading of their father's will. Each expects to be the recipient of a tidy sum, but apart from the local constable and a few other small awards to the help, the entire estate goes to the favorite ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: razor, tape recorder, auto mechanic, absent father, xenophobia, co worker co worker relationship, uncle nephew relationship, fake blood, characters murdered one by one, estate, shotgun, close up of mouth ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 6K
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 ⇓
35%
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 6.7
 2K
Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: corruption, organized crime, investigation, undercover cop, violence, chase, foot chase, employer employee relationship, police operation, police brutality, attempted murder, murder investigation ...
Place: southern france, south of france, cote d'azur, nice france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mental patient escapes from the looney bin in drag, robs a bank, and goes on the lam!
Style: dark humor, cult movie cast, cult film
Plot: thief, nurse, hotel, gun, american flag, bus, police car, dancer, coffin, on the run, beach, burned alive ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Burn After Reading (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of ...
Style: humorous, cynical, twists and turns, funny, tragicomedy ...
Plot: paranoia, blackmail, espionage, stupidity, divorce, disorder, escapades, autobiography, satire, crime, human nature, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Like a Fish Out of Water (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seductive femme fatale (Monica Bellucci) and two con men -- one cool as ice, and one who just likes to "ice" his victims -- enlist a mild-mannered, unsuspecting man in their mission to steal a rare and valuable fish. They plan to sell it ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, couples, disorder, dangerous attraction, heist, farce, cons and scams, femme fatale, dishonesty, crime, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 29K
Big Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frustrated, unemployed teacher joins forces with a scammer and his girlfriend in a blackmailing scheme.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: unemployment, priest, blackmail, crime, crimes, call center, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, layoff, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 110K
The Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Style: dark humor, cynical, satirical, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mafia, gangsters, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, profanity, hidden identity, family in danger, starting over, notoriety, dishonor among criminals, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 10K
Two Hands (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.
Style: humorous, entertaining, disturbing, suspense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime boss, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, love and romance, rivalry, on the run, change of luck, gangs, gang, heist, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 697
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: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: ambition, firm, murder, workplace intrigue, comedy of errors, crimes, golden years, rise to the top, crime, workplace, career, frog ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 7K
Eating Raoul (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A relatively boring Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre, if not murderous way to get funding for opening a restaurant.
Style: cult film, dark humor, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, cannibal, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), cannibalism, bondage, locksmith, restaurant, wine, dominatrix, sex toy, clothed female naked male ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 128K
A Simple Favor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mommy vlogger Stephanie joins her best friend Emily's husband, Sean, to investigate her sudden disappearance from their small town.
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: secret, deception, missing person, female friendship, ruse, murder investigation, small town, blackmail, murder, mother, investigation, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, new york, michigan, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Four Murders Are Enough, Darling (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two criminal gangs are ruthlessly fighting for a 1-million dollar check that, purely by chance, got into the flat of shy high school teacher George Camel. As the number of victims sharply increases, Camel is mistakenly regarded as a mass murderer ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic, psychedelic
Plot: co worker co worker relationship, hit in the face, breaking the fourth wall, blood splatter, visit, multiple deaths, satire, soap, gunfight, stabbed in the back, impersonation, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%