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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: heist, gang, religion, church, saint, catacomb, robbery, airport, funeral, camorra, jail, bishop, superstition, cardinal the priest, wedding party, jewel theft, bay, jealous girlfriend, gangster boss, man wearing towel, italian stereotype, luggage, short shorts, religious procession, man wrapped in a towel ...
Place: italy, napoli italy

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Most similar movies to The Treasure of San Gennaro

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about heist, robbery, crimes, gang, dishonesty, crime and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like The Treasure of San Gennaro: Operation St. Peter's (1967), Family Heist (2017), Little Italy (1978), The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968), The... Copanoi (1987). 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, prison, robbery, chase, gangster, betrayal, prison escape, car salesman, gigolo, caper, cardinal the priest, smuggling ...
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: entertaining, absurd, light, humorous
Plot: father daughter relationship, heist, unknown father, rivalry, sister sister relationship, charlatan, brawl, faked death, goofy hero, male protagonist, betrayal by friend, wearing a sound wire ...
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 6.0
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Little Italy (1978)
Genre: 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
Place: italy, milan italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, chases and races, confined, goofy hero, gang, criminal heroes, master criminal, rescue, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: cult, robbery, chase, fat woman, retribution, thief, petty thief, diversion, crew, training, peeping, jail ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, athens, hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Maid, Thief and Guard (1958)
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, new year's eve, champagne, gang, night watchman, servant, maid, thief, bound and gagged
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, life turned upside down, crime, chases and races, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, intrigue, forgery, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Three Heists and a Hamster (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nikolaj is now an civilian, and likes his new job as preschool-teacher. Timo is seperate from his Wife Lonnine, and the social workers threats to break his rigtg to see his son Heino. If is not pay five yeas "child-support-money" with he ...
Plot: heist, sister, death of father, male nudity
Place: denmark, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The James Gang (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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: getaway car, police, on the run, heist, children, chase, mother, unlikely criminal, jewel theft, ex husband, runaway, police officer ...
Place: edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 501
Holy Tongue (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: saint, on the road, robbery, church, surrealism, police, ransom, theft
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry, chase, track down, goofy hero, crime, partners, dishonesty, crimes, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
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Vedo nudo (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seven episodes about sex.
Style: anthology, italian comedy
Plot: cat, cigarette smoking, bus, bare breasts, pantyhose, train, shower, playing piano, female stockinged legs, flowers, kiss, portrait ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The World Is Yours (2018)
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: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, light
Plot: heist, gambling, gang, drug dealer, drugs, money, crimes, family relations, danger, rivalry, society, drug addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
After the Fox (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Italy, USA
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, feel good ...
Plot: farce, heist, prison, satire, filmmaking, crimes, crime, aging, village, cons and scams, village life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, egypt, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Zero and Carry the 4 (2004)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four stories... one city. A dark comedy about crime in the big city: EL TORZON - two friends are smoking grass in their car, when they're caught by a corrupt Judicial Police Officer; VIDA EXPRESS - a wealthy businesswoman is kidnapped and her ...
Plot: church, money laundering, virgin mary, robbery gone awry, religion, church bell, tourist, class differences, lynch mob, money problems, marijuana, ransom demand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 170
Roma bene (1971)
Genre: Comedy
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: female nudity, sex, murder, footsie under the table, corruption
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, jewel theft, mediterranean, lawyer, thigh
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), cons and scams, heist, gang, betrayal, crime, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
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, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, heist, zoophilia, robbery, suprisingly clever, stuttering, betrayal, farce, screwball, trial, thief, killing a dog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
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Complexes (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: I complessi is a 1965 commedia all'italiana film compesed by three episodes.
Style: italian comedy, anthology
Plot: shyness, love triangle, morality, awkward situation, cowardice, adultery, pool party, job seeking, bachelor, twin, bus, ambition ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Anche se volesse lavorare, che faccio? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Italian comedy
Plot: thief, robbery, carabinieri, museum
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 144
Countersex (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An anthology of sex themed stories
Style: anthology, sex comedy
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, grandmother, businesswoman, professor, married couple, student, musician, sunday, cocaine
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 447
Loot (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they have a coffin to spare.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, hotel, farce, caper, coffin, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, disorder, cons and scams, bank, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, convict, estate, rolls royce, parole, robbery, jewel, servant, mansion, old lady, prison, caper ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Crooks in Cloisters (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having pulled off the smallest ever train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London. The six of them set up business in a disused monastery off the Cornish coast, despite the fact that none of them really qualifies as a monk - ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: monastery, gambling, crimes, chases and races, on the run, criminal heroes, gang, heist, cons and scams, starting over, island, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Cafe Express (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: cons and scams, family life, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, crime, parody, gypsy, asthma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, disorder, crimes, drugs/alcohol, crime, explorer, gang, chemistry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 939
Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, chase, gang, crime, showbiz, bank, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a black dignitary of an embassy by a CIA agent and then into ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: media, television, tv show, parody, satire, mass media, female nudity, politician, corruption, police
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Bishop's Bedroom (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mario, a rich and eccentric war hero befriends Marco, a loner with a sailboat, and takes him home to meet his estranged wife Cleofe and sexually repressed sister in law Matilde. Mario confesses his love for Matilde and so ensues a love triangle.
Style: sex comedy, gothic, italian comedy
Plot: yacht, storm, boat, sister in law, erotica, voyeurism, sex, female nudity, nude sunbathing, sexy woman, lake, italian gothic ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%