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, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever, stylized
Plot: orphan, couple relations, crime, crimes, dishonesty, clergy, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, vengeance, social differences, custody, family in crisis, haunted by the past, heist, injustice, criminal heroes, rivalry, society, family relations, thief, criminal, businessman, politician, tattoo, anarchist ...
Time: 1890s
Place: england, europe, france, paris france, brussels belgium

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Most similar movies to The Thief of Paris

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), Band of Outsiders (1964), Happy New Year (1973). 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, crime, buddies, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, friends, criminal's revenge, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille, marseille provence
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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, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, power relations, master and servant, mute or deaf, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic, cynical
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crime, betrayal, art thief, forgery, mind game, museum, fall in love, cons and scams, hitman, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: talky, witty, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: new wave, love triangle, crime, alienation, crime gone awry, postmodernism, buddies, unlikely criminals, louvre, robbery, crimes, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, stylized
Plot: jewelry store, unlikely couple, romance, opposites attract, jewel, cons and scams, heist, lovers reunited, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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53%
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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, talky, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, money, crimes, fatherhood, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, crime, rivalry, disorder, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, france, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family life, crimes, family relations, crime, disorder, manipulations, couple relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, dishonesty, couples, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, on the run, crimes, partners, disorder, misfit partners, chase, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, factory, crime, crimes, goofy hero, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, chief, bankruptcy, crystal, shower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, gangsters, crime, crimes, dishonesty, gang, betrayal, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, rivalry, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: waitress, kidnapping, crime, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, hostages, nothing goes right, highway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, bank, fugitives, hostages, master criminal, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: on the run, gang, hollywood, desert, crime, heist, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, offbeat, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental institution, gangsters, crime, buddies, betrayal, criminal's revenge, hospital, gang, mental illness, hitman, going straight, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, crime, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, friends, trick, strong female character, deception, fake priest, treasure ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: car theft, ferrari, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, romance, on the run, vengeance, fall in love, heist, teenage life, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, crime, armored car, retirement home, golden years, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, elderly, aging, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: kidnapping, buddies, criminal's revenge, crime, bank, goofy hero, hostages, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, motel, crime, heist, thief, buddies, unlikely criminals, maid, burglar, language barrier, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, offbeat, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, crime, organized crime, buddies, vengeance, criminal's revenge, ambition, gang war, friendship, cons and scams, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, heist, cat burglar, cons and scams, crime, crimes, adventure, dishonesty, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: belgium, france, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, friendship, unemployment, crime, rise to the top, self discovery, rich and poor, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, heist, crime, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: heist, bank, tunnel, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crime, store, lovers reunited, criminal heroes, crimes, dancer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ 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: serious, clever, gloomy, realistic, french noir ...
Plot: robbery, prison, master criminal, heist, betrayal, one last job, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, on the run, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Whatever You Say (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bastien, an ambitious young production assistant, catches the attention of Jean-Louis, a producer of high regard, and is granted a shot at his own television show.
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, murder, tv show, vandalism, rise to the top, couple relations, assistant, producer, talent, social differences, media, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: monastery, crime, crimes, dishonesty, island, clergy, criminal heroes, gang, on the run, starting over, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Wild Target (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Into the solitary life of middle-aged hitman, Victor Meynard, come two people: Antoine, a youth who becomes Victor's apprentice, and Renée, a bold thief Victor's been hired to kill because she cheated a mobster. When circumstances prevent ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: hitman, crime, crimes, gangsters, romance, forgery, adoption, chaos and mayhem, destiny, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ 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, semi serious, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, train robbery, heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, mafia, farce, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Monsieur Gangster (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aging gangster, Fernand Naudin is hoping for a quiet retirement when he suddenly inherits a fortune from an old friend, a former gangster supremo known as the Mexican. If he is ambivalent about his new found wealth, Fernand is positively ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, gambling, rise to the top, crime, couple relations, friendship, love triangle, parents and children, frame up, mistaken identity, murder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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