Movies like Ruby & Quentin

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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Original name: Tais-toi !
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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 Quentin Ruby is forced to take him along as he pursues his former partners in crime to avenge the death of the woman he loved and get to the money.
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, semi serious, exciting, buddy movie, entertaining, intellectual, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: french, unlikely partners, on the run, prison, henchman, odd couple, escape, mob boss, crimes, fugitives, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, friends, partners, buddies, jockey, chase, prison escape, prison life, manhunt, escaped prisoner, revenge plot, buddy, car chase ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and funny films with plots about crimes, partners, disorder, friends, buddies, chase and farce mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Ruby & Quentin: The Fugitives (1986), The Goat (1981), Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997), The Closet (2001), Taxi 3 (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, exciting, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, odd couple, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Goat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico, Malta
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, disappearance, missing person, crimes, adventure, buddies, partners, dishonesty, goofy hero, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico, france, latin america, paris france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: road movie, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, escapades, friends, life philosophy, last wish, on the run, odd couple, partners, gangsters, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
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 7.0
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The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, disorder, comedy of errors, discrimination, workplace situations, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, skiing, taxi driver, police investigation, buddies, unlikely partners, friends, incompetent police, gang, crimes, car, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
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Taxi (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, ...
Style: humorous, light, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi, taxi driver, car, french, bank robbery, heist, police investigation, driver, chase, gang, policewoman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: marseille, france, europe, paris france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, corruption, police, buddy cop, police investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 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, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, fbi, heist, corrupt cop, comedy of errors, partners, gang, crime gone awry, disorder, fish out of water, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Guardian Angels (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands of an earnest priest (Christian Clavier), who escorts him ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Three Fugitives (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: road movie, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, on the run, odd couple, bank robbery, runaway, hostage, daughter, ex convict, running from police, police, released from prison, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 55K
Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, yakuza, chase, gang, kidnapping, taxi, taxi driver, hostage, rescue, incompetent police, unlikely partners, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, aging, crimes, heist, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, cons and scams, disorder, elderly, buddies, stalking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Stir Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe, have no jobs and no prospects. They decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, and land jobs as woodpeckers to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, prison, friendship, on the road, false accusation, escape, wrongful imprisonment, buddy, crimes, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, monk, small town, clergy, buddies, on the run, disorder, crimes, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 21K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ricky, Julian and Bubbles are about to get out of jail, and this time, Julian vows to go straight, even open a legit business. Soon the Boys will all be rich. At least that's what they've told the parole board. But when they arrive back at ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, light, realistic ...
Plot: marijuana, alcohol abuse, friends, buddies, crimes, disorder, misfit, criminal heroes, society, nothing goes right, heist, white trash ...
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Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)
Genre: Crime, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Johnny Destiny burns into Las Vegas in his hot Plymouth RoadRunner, stopping only to pick up a stranger stranded in the desert. But then, things aren't always as they seem. Anything can happen in that town of many possibilities...especially ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, drug lord, police, buddies, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal, on the run ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: twists and turns, realistic, not serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, sex tape, nothing goes right, friendship, workplace, disorder, buddies, unlikely criminals, partners, stupidity, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, on the run, heist, crimes, nothing goes right, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, disorder, master criminal, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, interracial relations, crimes, bad cop, social differences, resort, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, buddies, satire ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chase, partners, track down, crimes, goofy hero, money, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: heist, friendship, partners, crimes, buddies, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, undercover, disorder, cons and scams, police officer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Attack the Gas Station! (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quartet of disaffected Korean youths have robbed a Seoul gas station. After taking the gas station over, their wacky antics ensue; forcing the manager to sing, kidnapping customers that complain about the service, and staging fist-fights between ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, light, absurd ...
Plot: gas station, robbery, hostage, heist, gang, gangsters, crimes, resentment, buddies, partners, rebelliousness, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seoul, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, on the run, fish out of water, misfit, chase, farce, convent, bully, priest, gender bending, nun, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
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Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition, wedding ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But the latter is currently in a Swedish prison cell...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, bank robbery, gang, fugitives, crimes, prison, parents and children, partners, criminal heroes, disorder, dark humor, bully ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: europe, denmark, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%