Movies like The Thief of Paris

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The Thief of Paris (1967)
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The Thief of Paris (1967)
Original name: Le Voleur
Genre: Comedy, 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 fiance's family jewels, and enjoys the experience so much that he embarks upon a life-time of burglary.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, witty, stylized, semi serious
Plot: orphan, crimes, heist, vengeance, family relations, couple relations, clergy, injustice, crime, social differences, haunted by the past, society, dishonesty, custody, rise to the top, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, family in crisis, thief, criminal, businessman, burglar, politician, tattoo ...
Time: 1890s
Place: england, france, europe, paris france, brussels belgium

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, heist, crime gone awry and gangsters mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Thief of Paris: Borsalino (1970), The Object of Beauty (1991), The Happy Thieves (1961), Dom Hemingway (2013), Band of Outsiders (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gangsters, crime, tough heroes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, ex convict, friends, criminal's revenge, partners, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence, marseille, southern france
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95%
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, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family problems, dishonesty, couples, heist, society, social differences, master and servant, mute or deaf, cons and scams, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Plot: heist, hitman, rivalry, disorder, dishonesty, forgery, museum, mind game, fall in love, love and romance, betrayal, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, madrid, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, redemption, criminal heroes, temperamental, criminal's revenge, crimes, hopes, prison, sex scene, ex convict, father daughter estrangement, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, new wave, crime gone awry, crime, disorder, friends, postmodernism, buddies, love and romance, unlikely criminals, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
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53%
Happy New Year (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gangster (Lino Ventura) with his accomplice (Charles Gérard), prepares to take part in the "first psychological hold-up in the history of crime". Next door to the jewellers of Van Cleef & Arpels, on the Croisette, in Cannes, the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, stylized, realistic
Plot: jewelry store, opposites attract, crime gone awry, dishonesty, dealer, couples, criminal's revenge, heist, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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50%
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Crazy Stone (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security guards are not the only obstacle these thieves are facing. An extremely unlucky internationally known master thief is also trying to get a hand ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: heist, crimes, chief, dishonesty, factory, crime, goofy hero, criminal heroes, rivalry, crystal, bankruptcy, shower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: heist, retirement home, crime, aging, elderly, crimes, cons and scams, robbery, dishonesty, nursing, couples, one last job ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, friendship, rivalry, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couple relations, crime, life turned upside down, family life, couples, dishonesty, disorder, manipulations, crimes, parents and children, family relations, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, disorder, chase, partners, on the run, misfit partners, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: cynical, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, dishonesty, betrayal, heist, gang, gangsters, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rivalry, freckles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, heist, master criminal, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, lovers on the run, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
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Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: realistic, offbeat, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: on the run, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, love affair, rivalry, heist, disorder, gangsters, physical appearance, showbiz, gang, hollywood ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, heist, thief, motel, crime, friends, on the run, self discovery, partners in crime, crimes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: thief, vengeance, crimes, nothing goes right, criminal's revenge, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, robbery, ring, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, unemployment, crime, gangsters, self discovery, family relations, friends, society, misfit, armored car, down on your luck, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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High Rollers (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip to escape. He will succeeded and from that ...
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, betrayal, crime, friends, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, trick, strong female character, treasure, deception, jail ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Told in four vignettes, this existential comedy relates the exploits of four aspiring criminals who hope to improve their lot, but find that they might not have what it takes for a life of crime.
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, waitress, hostages, disorder, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, crimes, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sweet Revenge (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet Revenge was originally shipped out as Dandy, the All-American Girl. The multitalented Stockard Channing plays a car thief with a penchant for elaborate disguises. She hopes to trade in her stolen goods and purchase a snazzy sports model for ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: ferrari, car theft, criminal heroes, love and romance, fall in love, crime, crimes, dishonesty, couples, teenage life, heist, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mad Dog Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental institution, gangsters, betrayal, crime, mental illness, hitman, hospital, crimes, blind ambition, overdose, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, buddies, deadly, law enforcement, partners, vengeance, gang, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: heist, betrayal, master criminal, one last job, robbery, prison, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, track down, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Money Money Money (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions.
Style: realistic, biting, cynical, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, hostages, confined, goofy hero, career change, terrorism, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Let's Rob the Bank (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shopkeeper Victor Garnier has naively invested his family's life savings in an African mine, on his banker's recommendation. When the mine is nationalized, rendering the stock worthless, he considers himself shamelessly robbed by the bank; ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: heist, tunnel, bank, cons and scams, store, lovers reunited, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, unlikely criminals, love and romance, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Body of My Enemy (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, false accusation, criminal, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, rise and fall, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, murder trial, frame up ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: realistic, biting, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: crimes, crime, contests and competitions, betrayal, crime gone awry, alcohol abuse, criminal's revenge, disorder, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
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 ...
Style: stylized, exciting, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, gambling, social differences, criminal heroes, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1700s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, train robbery, confined, gangsters, cons and scams, chases and races, nothing goes right, crime, criminal heroes, goofy hero, hostages ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Magic Carpet Ride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A struggling, suicidal young comedian meets a car thief who is willing to teach him a few things about his profession.
Style: offbeat, witty, not serious, stylized, clever ...
Plot: family problems, heroes, petty criminal, secret hideout, heist, working class, misfit, society, suicidal, crime, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%