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The Treasure of San Gennaro (1966)
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The Treasure of San Gennaro (1966)
Original name: Operazione San Gennaro
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A pair of Americans want to perform the greatest robbery: the treasure of San Genaro, in Napoli.
Plot: prison, heist, police, gang, religion, death, church, saint, jealousy, catacomb, robbery, airport, car chase, femme fatale, funeral, explosion, camorra, jail, bishop, superstition, cardinal the priest, wedding party, jewel theft, bay, jealous girlfriend ...
Place: italy, napoli italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about heist, robbery, prison, police, crimes, caper and disorder mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Treasure of San Gennaro: Operation St. Peter's (1967), Family Heist (2017), The... Copanoi (1987), The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968), Gentlemen in White Vests (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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Family Heist (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-profile burglar reconciles with his two daughters (half-siblings) to help him retaliate against his ex-partner who betrayed him.
Style: absurd, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: father daughter relationship, heist, unknown father, sister sister relationship, rivalry, brawl, charlatan, faked death, goofy hero, male protagonist, betrayal by friend, bound and gagged ...
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The... Copanoi (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Leonidas is tricked into thinking he will hit the jackpot by a guy from the underworld, Babis, also well-known on the street as "the teacher". So, he sets up an ad hoc gang with his close friends in order to rob a bank. The operation, ...
Plot: chase, robbery, cult, jewelry, disco, funeral home, hellenic, bra, theft, greek, fat woman, retribution ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens
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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 ⇓
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Gentlemen in White Vests (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crime comedy directed by Wolfgang Staudte.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, car chase, intrigue, forgery, crime, crimes, chases and races, gang, dishonesty, lovers on the run, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany
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Vedo nudo (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Seven episodes about sex.
Style: anthology, italian comedy
Plot: female stockinged legs, portrait, cooking, flowers, lie, shower, female nudity, radio, newspaper, sex, airport, train ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crimes, crime, track down, partners, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: Criminal mastermind 'The Fox' sets up a phony film production and masquerades as it's director as part of a plan to smuggle a stolen gold shipment into Italy.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, heist, prison, satire, filmmaking, crime, crimes, aging, village, village life, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
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The James Gang (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an audacious jewellery robbery the whole James family heads for home on the run with the obsessive detective Julia Armstrong in hot pursuit.
Plot: jewel theft, on the run, father, mother, heist, children, jewelry, getaway car, police, aftermath, runaway, police officer ...
Place: london, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Roma bene (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nino Manfredi is a police captain, giving an onlooker's point-of-view towards the decadent society folk. Party itself features a down & out baron, who dances with the party's glamorous hostess Virna Lisi so that he can steal her ...
Plot: murder, footsie under the table, female nudity, sex, corruption
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Place: rome italy, italy
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Holy Tongue (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: saint, on the road, police, surrealism, church, theft, robbery, ransom
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Place: italy
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Hot Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A con-artist (Peter Ustinov) gains employment at an insurance company in order to embezzle money by re-programming their "new" wonder computer.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: heist, crime, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, buddies, computers and web, prison, down on your luck, cons and scams, crimes, disorder ...
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I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, crime, drugs/alcohol, chemistry, gang, prison ...
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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: lawyer, heist, zoophilia, robbery, suprisingly clever, stuttering, betrayal, screwball, trial, thief, court, silencer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, farce, hotel, coffin, caper, robbery, nothing goes right, crimes, bank, cons and scams, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After discovering her boyfriend for the past four years is married, a distraught and depressed young woman turns to a Catholic priest for counseling -- and finds mutual attraction. Now the inseparable couple are thwarted by his holy vow of celibacy, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic
Plot: celibacy, forbidden love, church, pregnancy, suicide attempt, catholic priest, unfulfillment, lovers reunited, destructive relationship, couple relations, fashion, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Duration: 106 min.
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Plot: heist, robbery, servant, estate, convict, parole, mansion, prison, old lady, jewel, rolls royce, caper ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, new york, england
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26%
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
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Plot: escape, prison, priest, airplane, disguise, police, prison escape, flight attendant, hijacking, pilot
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Otello, an amateur thief, tries a burglary on New Year Eve but he finds the maid Adalgisa in the supposedly empty house. Adalgisa likes Otello who, all things considered, is a good guy, unlike Amerigo the night watchman who tries to profit from the ...
Plot: impostor, bound and gagged, new year's eve, thief, servant, champagne, gang, maid, night watchman
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Story: Black comedy about a genius inventor and two young, smart and beautiful women. Both of them putting all their effort into getting the one man. This will inevitable lead to all sorts of mischief, crime and even a murder. This murder-comedy, shot at ...
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Place: central europe
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Little Italy (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Undercover cop Nico Giraldi travels to New York and Las Vegas to find a crooked cop who gave his squadron back in Italy a bad name.
Plot: mob boss, bare breasts, assassination, voyeurism, suicide, execution, female nudity, gunfight, mafia, prison, gas chamber, undercover cop ...
Place: milan italy, italy, usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Italian Job (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Charlie's got a 'job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Torino, Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, car chase, gold, heist, traffic jam, mafia, prison, rivalry, tunnel, thief, chase, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, england, turin italy, london, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To escape his life of crime, a Paris drug dealer takes on one last job involving Spain, unhinged gangsters, his longtime crush and his scheming mother.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, light
Plot: heist, gambling, gang, drugs, drug dealer, money, crimes, family relations, danger, rivalry, society, drug addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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