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Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
 6.4
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Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Original name: Plunkett & MacLeane
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of their belongings. With Plunkett's criminal know-how and Macleane's social connections, they team up to be soon known as "The Gentlemen Highwaymen". But when one day these gentlemen hold up Lord Chief Justice Gibson's coach, Macleane instantly falls in love with his beautiful and cunning niece, Lady Rebecca Gibson. Unfortunately, Thief Taker General Chance, who also is quite fond of Rebecca, is getting closer and closer to getting both.
Style: stylized, exciting, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, clever, colourful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, crimes, gambling, love triangle, partners, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, unlikely partners, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, chief, rivalry, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, robbery, highwayman, thief, revenge, bisexual, hanging, social satire ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1700s
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, heist, criminal heroes, vengeance, dishonesty and rivalry mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Plunkett & Macleane: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Love, Honor and Obey (2000), The Wicked Lady (1983), Joseph Andrews (1977), The Object of Beauty (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, thief, folk hero, chase, good versus evil, courage, adventure, justice, greed, dishonesty, robbery ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, dungeon, europe, holy land, israel ...
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100%
Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, brutal, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, rivalry, friendship, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Wicked Lady (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, she gets bored and turns to highway robbery for thrills. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: highwayman, hidden identity, social differences, heist, crimes, adventure, escapades, unlikely criminals, love and romance, dishonesty, adventurer, rape ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.7
 483
Joseph Andrews (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lady Booby alias 'Belle', the lively wife of the fat landed squire Sir Thomas Booby, has a lusty eye on the attractive, intelligent villager Joseph Andrews, a Latin pupil and protégé of parson Adams, and makes him their footman. ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, clever, stylized ...
Plot: social misfits, against the rules, adventure, rise to the top, fall in love, romance, master and servant, love and romance, rich and poor, couples, frame up, heist ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: couples, family problems, social differences, society, heist, power relations, master and servant, crime, crumbling marriage, couple relations, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 6K
Once a Thief (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John Woo directs this action-packed comedy that stars Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung as a trio of art thieves who grew up together as orphans under the tutelage of a cruel crime boss named Chow (Kenneth Tsang). Although Red Bean ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: chase, martial arts, betrayal, friendship, cons and scams, vengeance, gangsters, heist, crimes, friends, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 126
Where's Jack? (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the adventures of Jack Sheppard, the thief and jail-breaker who became a folk hero in 1720s London.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, folk hero, adventure, heroes, campaign, chase, rivalry, prison, false accusation, vengeance, legends and myths, fugitives ...
Time: 60s, 18th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: adventurer, outlaw, adventure, righting the wronged, folk hero, heist, against the odds, leadership, gang, romance, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4K
Face (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job too many. The gang dissolves in a murderous flurry of ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gang, heist, violence, crime gone awry, frame up, aging, politics, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 46K
Formula 51 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: witty, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, chase, golf, rave, clubbing, gangsters, crime, deadly, partners, dishonesty, gang, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, california, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 3K
Dead Fish (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gary Oldman is Lynch, a strangely charming hit man in this explosively funny dark comedy in the tradition of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. With an all-star cast including Terence Stamp, Elena Anaya, Robert Carlyle and Billy Zane, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor
Plot: hitman, deadly, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, heist, psychopath, vengeance, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 3K
Borsalino (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, crime, gangsters, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, ex convict, buddies, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence, southern france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 3K
Best Men (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his girlfriend. En route to the wedding, one of the men asks to stop by a bank to ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beyond the City Limits (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
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Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 2K
Shopping (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dark, hip, urban story of a barren and anonymous city where the underclass' sport of choice is ram-raiding. An exciting game in which stolen cars are driven through shop windows to aid large-scale looting before the police arrive. For Tommy, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, nihilism, violence, vandalism, criminal, crime, gang, life is a bitch, teenage life, heist, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: future, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Modesty Blaise (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Modesty Blaise, a secret agent whose hair color, hair style, and mod clothing change at a snap of her fingers is being used by the British government as a decoy in an effort to thwart a diamond heist. She is being set up by the feds but is wise to ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, island, spy, vengeance, private detective, master villain, heroes, secret agents, crime, special agents, cons and scams, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: middle east, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Great Train Robbery (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, safecracker, train ride, gold, crime, master criminal, dishonesty, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, perfect crime, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1850s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.2
 5K
Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Dead Man Running (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, ultimatum, chases and races, crime, gangsters, crimes, money raising, friends, loan, race against time, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
We Still Kill the Old Way (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of aging London gangsters go on a vigilante killing spree when one of their number is murdered by a street gang.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street gang, aging, elderly, vengeance, rivalry, murder, friends, vigilantism, investigation, crime, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford Mustang, are in the bag. As Pace prepares to rip-off the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 5K
Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, fbi, heist, gang, partners, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, buddies, fish out of water, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, france, europe, chicago illinois, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 112K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, smuggling, robbery, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 3K
The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, survival, heist, rivalry, gangsters, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, crimes, siblings relations, crime, crime gone awry, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 710
Electric Slide (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: lovers on the run, crime, partners, love and romance, chases and races, criminal heroes, escapades, bank robbery, danger, vengeance, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 2K
Lassiter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scotland Yard and the FBI force a thief and his girlfriend to steal Nazi diamonds from a German countess.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, criminal heroes, crimes, adventure, chases and races, espionage, undercover, master criminal, law enforcement, dishonesty, frame up, betrayal ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 886
Down Twisted (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Maxine (Cary Lowell) is a waitress with big dreams who inadvertently gets mixed up with a gang of smugglers who are trying to get their hands on a stolen artefact called 'The Crucible Of San Lucas'.
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, on the run, kidnapping, mistaken identity, heist, dishonesty, disorder, chases and races, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 225
Men with Guns (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three losers, Eddie, Lucas and Mamet, are sent to collect some debt at a remote farm. But the thugs there are too hard for them, and they are humiliated. They return for revenge, it gets out of hand, ends with a bloodbath and they are left with a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, farm, crime, vengeance, sexual abuse, on the run, partners, deadly, law enforcement, stoners, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
London Boulevard (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
Style: rough, suspenseful, melancholic, brutal, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paparazzi, violence, fall in love, vengeance, going straight, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, gangsters, starting over, criminal's revenge, ex convict, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%