Movies like Banana Peel

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Banana Peel (1963)
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Banana Peel (1963)
Original name: Peau de banane
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The French comedy-drama of Marcel Ophuls, which came to the Paris yesterday.
Place: paris france, cannes, france

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Most similar movies to Banana Peel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, disorder, dishonesty, police officer, partners, law enforcement and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Banana Peel: Band of Outsiders (1964), The Counterfeiters of Paris (1961), Chouchou (2003), Incorrigible (1975), My New Partner (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or ...
Style: stylized, talky, atmospheric, witty, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, alienation, louvre, crime gone awry, crimes, postmodernism, friends, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, unlikely criminals, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Counterfeiters of Paris (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rich, old counterfeiter is lured out of retirement.
Style: surprise ending, slang
Plot: forgery, counterfeiter, counterfeit money, horse race, brothel, accomplice, gangsters, one last job, brothel madam, horse, paper, bank note ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
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78%
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Chouchou (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Choukri, alias Chouchou, a transvestite Maghrebi with clear eyes, comes illegally to Paris to find his nephew. Hired as an assistant by a psychotherapist, known for his good mood, he also work as a waiter in a transvestite cabaret of Clichy where he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: immigrants, society, love affair, psychoanalysis, gender, transsexual, homosexuality, psychotherapy, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, psychologist, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 2K
Incorrigible (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Victor Vautier is incorrigible: he's in constant motion, working several cons at once, using different names and changing disguises. He's charming and outrageous, incapable of uttering a sentence that isn't embellished or an outright ...
Plot: art theft, heist, robbery, ransom, trailer home, museum, gypsy, thief, famous painting, caper, suitcase of money, con artists ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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My New Partner (1984)
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: exciting, witty, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, buddy cop, corruption, police, police investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Tender Scoundrel (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jean-Paul Belmondo is a lovable lothario who delights in his womanizing ways in this ribald comedy adventure. When two women can't get enough of him, he is chased to Tahiti and back to Paris by admiring females. His experiences are exhausting ...
Plot: desert island, shallowness, lack of money, rich woman, pacific island, compulsive liar, baroness, fired from the job, horse race, car accident, cruise, lie ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, tahiti, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Bonsoir (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: con artists, male homosexuality, gay slur, dressmaker, inheritance, unemployment, lesbian, homelessness, heiress, homosexuality
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 346
Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, humorous
Plot: prostitute, social relations, village, village life, village idiot, drunken man, frenchman, merchant
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Made in Paris (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A pretty fashion buyer visiting Paris on business is courted by a famous designer. Boris Sagal's 1966 romantic comedy stars Ann-Margret, Louis Jourdan, Richard Crenna, Chad Everett, Edie Adams, John McGiver, Reta Shaw and Count Basie.
Plot: fashion show, american abroad, redhead
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Kisses Till Monday (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three thieves, Henri-Pierre, Bob and Dimitri decide to take on Frankie Strong, a wealthy businessman.
Plot: female nudity, drunkenness, old friend, bad singing, caught having sex, pop music, credit card, gay stereotype, country house, cuckold, record producer, blonde ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Brain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, mastermind, disorder, mate swapping, partners, adventure, dishonesty, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, belgium, london, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Backfire (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A greedy gold smuggler hires a handsome hero to transport a stolen fortune to a new hideout accompanied by the smuggler's sexy girlfriend.
Plot: smuggling, photographer, organized crime, customs, stealing food, womanizer, gold, customs officer, fashion photographer, trafficking, criminal organization, bathtub ...
Time: 60s
Place: lebanon, mediterranean sea, beirut lebanon, naples italy, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, track down, serial killer, crimes, buddies, odd couple, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase, society, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, crimes, journalism, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, confined, disorder, silly humor, police inspector, cemetery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, film industry, actor, actress, jazz, television, midlife crisis, motorcycle accident ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Framed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: frame up, performer's life, graphic violence, dishonesty, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, rivalry, forgery, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, misfit partners, crimes, chase, partners, criminal heroes, on the run, nothing goes right, disorder, ex convict, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My New Partner II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The partners are back and are in a tight spot! Francois is going through a moral crisis, and Rene is experiencing the same. But, honesty is not always the best policy. After being suspended for their actions, they return to face their far more ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, prostitute, police officer, planting evidence, police detective, disorder, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, odd couple, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, normandy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Waiter! (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a life of emotional and professional upsets, Alex finds himself headwaiter in a chic Parisian restaurant. Well into middle age, divorced but still very much a ladies’ man, he has one great ambition: to open an amusement park by the sea. One ...
Plot: waiter, restaurant, seaside, friendship, french, dream
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 255
The Buddies (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Seven pals decide to take a few days'holidays to free up the time necessary to pull three enormous pranks. Their aim is to ridicule three established bodies: the army, the church and the administration. Quite arbitrarily, they set their hearts ...
Plot: small town, french army, group of friends, childhood friend, hedonism, cinema, sermon, practical joke, hallucination, bugle, catholic mass, bridge collapse ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
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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, twins, gang, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, lifestyle, gangsters, gadget, impostor, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Monnaie de singe (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fulbert is a sidewalk artist who is duped into working for a counterfeiter. He accompanies a woman posing as a grieving widow on a trip to Spain in a hearse. Unaware she is the mistress of a notorious gangster, Fulbert is chased by thugs.
Plot: man pretending to be a woman, typist, con men, police, riding a bicycle, police raid, lack of money, disguise, customs officer, prisoner, investigation, hiding place ...
Place: paris france, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Thief of Paris (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the ...
Style: stylized, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: orphan, society, dishonesty, clergy, rivalry, crimes, rise to the top, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, family relations, injustice, couple relations ...
Time: 1890s
Place: paris france, france, england, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Flic Story (1972)
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 ...
Style: cynical, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, drug dealing, crimes, tough law enforcer, nothing goes right, undercover, law enforcement, fish out of water, working undercover, sniper ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Decadent Influence (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four young people, tired of working life, decide that they can earn money from crime than they can from work. The film follows their training at the first "crime school", as well as their work.
Plot: mute girl, gang, body double, movie actress, dancing, restaurant, deaf girl, deaf, film producer, beach, ransom demand, mute ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, stowaway, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, track down, chase, family relations, disorder, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, france, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My New Partner III (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Voilà dix ans que les chemins de René et de François se sont séparés. De l'époque glorieuse où, flics, ils écumaient le quartier Montmartre, il ne leur reste qu'une poignée de souvenirs, l'argent de leurs ripouseries ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police corruption, mistaken identity, police detective, buddies, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, misfit partners, chinese mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
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Paulette (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paulette lives alone in a housing project in the Paris suburbs. With her meager pension, she can no longer make ends meet.
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: marijuana, drug dealer, urban ghetto life, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, fish out of water, racial slur, society, golden years, elderly, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He chooses Camille Bliss as his subject of study and begins to visit her in prison for interviews. Camille became acquainted with trouble at a young age and justifies ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, clever, witty ...
Plot: sociopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), femme fatale, dark humor, prison, serial killer, criminal, sociology, strong female presence, unlikely criminals, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
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The Sucker (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this Frenco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an American friends car from Napels to Bordeaux, but as it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: hitchhiker, gangsters, car chase, odd couple, dishonesty, chase, adventure, unlikely criminals, partners, drug dealing, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, paris france, naples italy, europe ...
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34%