Movies like Love Among Thieves

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Love Among Thieves (1987)
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Love Among Thieves (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Caroline DuLac, a baroness and concert pianist, steals three jewel-encrusted Faberge eggs from a San Francisco museum. The eggs were demanded as ransom for her kidnapped fiancé. She boards a plane for the Latin American city of Ladera, as per instructions, and is met by Mike Chambers. Caroline first believes that Mike is one of the kidnappers, until a mysterious man in a trench-coat tries to kill her, and Mike comes to the rescue. They are then both captured by a band of Mexican bandits, who also may or may not be part of the scheme.
Plot: heist, caper, desert, kidnapping, pianist, robbery, museum, stranger, classical music, widow, groom, ransom, jewel theft, baroness
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to Love Among Thieves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and clever films with plots about heist, robbery, crimes, caper, crime, disorder and chase mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Love Among Thieves: The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968), How to Steal a Million (1966), High Risk (1976), The Pink Panther (1963), Happy New Year (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, confined, goofy hero, gang, criminal heroes, master criminal, rescue, betrayal, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, witty, clever, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, insurance, fall in love, couple relations, art collector, love and romance, couples, perfect crime, romance, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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High Risk (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A troupe of former circus performers plot to steel a valuable artifact from an embassy in Washington, DC.
Plot: caper, artifact, statue, embassy, circus performer, acrobat, jewel theft, heist
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Pink Panther (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: farce, princess, master criminal, crime, safecracker, clumsiness, clumsy, police investigation, bug, incompetent police, uninhibited rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, switzerland, italy, los angeles, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Happy New Year (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin the set-up, but then Nick falls for the owner of a neighboring antique ...
Style: remake of french film
Plot: jewel theft, robbery, burglar, new year, jewelry store, jewelry, jewel, new year's eve, jewel thief, antique dealer, antique, police car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 9K
Locked Down (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a COVID-19 lockdown, sparring couple Linda and Paxton call a truce to attempt a high-risk jewellery heist at one of the world's most exclusive department stores, Harrods.
Style: tense, romantic, captivating
Plot: jewel theft, pandemic, divorced couple, quarantine, robbery, male female relationship, burglar, heist, crimes, theft, couples, love and romance ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Lightning Rod (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tun (Choosak Lamsook) and Tao (Somchai Kemglad) are good buddies. One night at a karaoke pub, Tun falls for Nok who is a mafia's girl. Nok disappears after the night. Tun's trying to find her with the help from Tao. But things go ...
Plot: ransom, mafia, kidnapping, female assassin, karaoke bar, bandit, thai
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 105K
The Mexican (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, realistic, tense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, kidnapping, hitman, criminal heroes, one last job, nothing goes right, fish out of water, road trip, crime, crimes, escapades, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, los angeles, usa, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Midas Run (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A veteran secret service officer from Britain hijacks a government shipment of $15 million of gold out of an irritation for never being knighted.
Plot: airfield, garbage truck, red wine, robbery, hijacking, planning, heist gone wrong, money, ss, gold, sex, heist ...
Place: italy, venice, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Rough Cut (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A romantic comedy with action and suspense. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, jewelry, jewel thief, jewel, love and romance, crimes, crime, law enforcement, romance, mind game, chases and races, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: netherlands, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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A Fine Pair (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A detective gets involved with the beautiful daughter of an old friend. The daughter turns out to be a jewel thief, who in turn gets the detective involved in a caper in Austria.
Plot: jewel thief, caper, twenty something, american, police captain, safe, villa, theft, thief, father daughter relationship, robbery, police ...
Place: austria, rome italy, lebanon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, small town, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, redemption, crime gone awry, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Operation St. Peter's (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small time crook Napoleone falls into an unlikely gang made up of a gangster, called The Baron, and his two cohorts, Agonia and The Captain, where Napoleone takes them to Rome where they shack up with a shady used car dealer caled Il Cajella to help ...
Plot: heist, robbery, prison, gangster, chase, betrayal, prison escape, car salesman, gigolo, caper, cardinal the priest, church ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 9K
Topkapi (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Arthur Simon Simpson is a small-time crook biding his time in Greece. One of his potential victims turns out to be a gentleman thief planning to steal the emerald-encrusted dagger of the Mehmed II from Istanbul's Topkapi Museum.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, clever, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: museum, heist, caper, femme fatale, dagger, theft, crime, crimes, cat burglar, greek, gain trust, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 50s, 1950s
Place: greece, turkey, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, chess, social differences, disorder, programmer, couples, crime, dishonesty, crimes, partners, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Social Circle (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A small town Georgia investigator probes into a series of local crimes including locating a missing woman. Kit Gosling (Amber McCullough) is single, lonely, and works for the Social Circle Police Department. A small town crime comedy written & ...
Plot: kidnapping, gun, robbery, small town, shooting
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Jokers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his brother's shadow as the one who gets caught. After Crawford ...
Plot: heist, caper, plan, queen, satire, police, monarchy, tower of london, crown, brother, theft, high society
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Long Legs, Long Fingers (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An English barrister falls for a young Austrian baroness who, together with her father, steals jewelry from ladies' necks by applying her grandmother's so-called "one and a half finger system."
Plot: jewel thief, love interest, baroness, father daughter relationship, female thief, thief, thigh, mediterranean, lawyer, jewel theft
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 191
Murph the Surf (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on a true story, details the daring 1964 theft of the J.P. Morgan jewel collection from New York's American Museum of Natural History. Called the "Greatest Jewel Heist of the 20th Century," the robbers took 22 precious gems, ...
Plot: museum, jewel thief, heist, bikini, surfing, swimming pool, hotel, motorboat, beach, man in swimsuit, beefcake, jewel theft
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 341
Joyride (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scott, John and Suzie quit their boring jobs and depart L.A. for Alaska to pursue their dream of their own salmon fishing business. They soon find that life in Alaska is more difficult than expected as they are forced to abandon their plans and make ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, downfall, crime, escape, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, friends, criminal heroes, chases and races, partners, chaos and mayhem, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Crooks and Coronets (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it.
Plot: heist, robbery, servant, estate, convict, parole, mansion, prison, old lady, jewel, rolls royce, caper ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, hostage, yuppie, vengeance, manipulation, rivalry, nothing goes right, manipulations, crimes, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, bank, cons and scams, terrorism, crime, dishonesty, hostages, heist, gangsters, goofy hero, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stockholm syndrome, kidnapping, hostage, ransom, angel, destiny, robbery, romance, murder, love, screwball, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Henry Durand is a young federal agent who is given a difficult assignment: spy on his mother and her boyfriend who is suspected of leading a gang of art thieves.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: danger, family relations, odd couple, working undercover, parents and children, secret agents, hidden identity, femme fatale, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Maiden Heist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Plot: heist, museum, forgery, security guard, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime, buddies, art theft, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, denmark, miami, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Con Is On (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flees to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.
Style: absurd, humorous, entertaining
Plot: heist, cons and scams, jewel theft, gambling, husband wife relationship, dark humor, family, crime gone awry, partners, planning, farce, drugs/alcohol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Band of Robbers (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic thriller that re-imagines Mark Twain's iconic literary characters of "Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" as grown men in current day.
Plot: treasure, arrested development, robbery, coming of age, pirate
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Paris When It Sizzles (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time living it up. ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, writer's life, romance, alcohol abuse, human spirit, fall in love, couples, disorder, filmmaking, unlikely couple, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: paris france, france, usa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, crime gone awry, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, friends, small town, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%