Movies like Cry of the Cormoran

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Cry of the Cormoran (1971)
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Cry of the Cormoran (1971)
Original name: Le Cri du cormoran, le soir au-dessus des jonques
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alfred Mullanet, an unlucky player who lives on his wife's income, becomes in a few moments the object of interest of two thugs, Kruger and Mister K.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: interracial sex, gangsters, crimes, gang, gambling, kidnapping, crime, on the run, farce, unemployment, dishonesty, forgery, criminal heroes, disorder, horse, police, alcoholic, bowling, horse race, taxi driver, corruption, bullying, police corruption, diamond, caravan ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, turkey

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Most similar movies to Cry of the Cormoran

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, disorder, farce, gangsters, crime and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Cry of the Cormoran: Idiot in Paris (1967), Happy Easter (1984), Off and Running (2008), The Cracksman (1963), Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic
Plot: village, village life, social relations, prostitute, merchant, frenchman, drunken man, village idiot
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
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95%
I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, disorder, factory worker, bank robbery, explosion, tape recorder, factory, family honor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
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87%
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, infidelity, dishonesty, adulterer, adultery, female nudity, deception, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Off and Running (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A missed highway exit and here is Darry Marzouki, unemployed conjurer, crossing the road with Irène Montier Duval, a beautiful bourgeois, the Hermès bag full of banknotes. Out of love, she served as an intermediary in an arms sale between a French ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, on the run, love affair, unemployment, love and romance, female director, magic, minister, kidnapping, hotel room, bathtub, alzheimer's disease ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, heist, disorder, rivalry, crime, crimes, righting the wronged, prison life, criminal heroes, tough heroes, partners ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, farce, conspiracy, murder, down on your luck, breakup, graphic violence, deadly, dishonesty, crime, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, cons and scams, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, gang, betrayal, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Who's Got the Action? (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lawyer begins to win after his wife secretly becomes his bookie to save their money.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: bookies, gambling, bookie, ambition, rivalry, crimes, silly humor, dishonesty, gangsters, forces of nature, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Let's Not Get Angry (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One-time gangster Antoine is enjoying retirement on the coast, now managing a boating club. He receives a visit from a former accomplice who asks for a loan. The money will be repaid by a crook who is now in hiding; Antoine intends to recover his ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, parody
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, breaking and entering, dead body in car trunk, woman slaps man, horse, explosion, shower, englishman, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera, france, southern france, riviera, south of france ...
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71%
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The Longshot (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four losers borrow money from gangsters to bet on a "sure thing", but lose. The gangsters go after them to get their money.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: horse race, ambition, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, cons and scams, down on your luck, gambling, disorder, farce ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Move Along, There is Nothing to See (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Inspector Leroux is investigating the owner of a contemporary art gallery Helen Duvernet who is suspected of being involved in trafficking of stolen paintings. He is both intrigued and attracted by the young woman, follows her everywhere and finally ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, crimes, crime, tragic hero, love and romance, fighting the system, criminal heroes, performer's life, heist, kidnapping, farce, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gang, gangsters, mafia, criminal heroes, farce, silly humor, disorder, hitman, goofy hero, deadly, assassination attempt, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
She No Longer Talks She Shoots (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rosemonde, hailed as "the Princess" reign over a slum in the Paris suburbs. Herbert, a reporter who came to investigate on the pollution, ends up in a grinding machine of her invention. Rosemonde resells the bones to the church authorities ...
Style: realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: bone, slum, marriage proposal, church, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, love affair, satire, media, society, supernatural ability, journalism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, confined, law enforcement, gangsters, dishonesty, silly humor, journalism, crimes, disorder, police officer, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Man from the Diners' Club (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mobster Foots Pulardos, who operates a health gym as a front, plans to flee to Mexico to evade government tax officials. His girl friend, Sugar Pye, suggests that he first arrange for the cremation of a man having his own peculiar identifying ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: chase, gangsters, farce, cons and scams, comedy of errors, disorder, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, goofy hero, leg, bandit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: thief, hitman, mistaken identity, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, dark humor, disorder, sexual content, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Gentlemen in White Vests (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crime comedy directed by Wolfgang Staudte.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, heist, intrigue, forgery, crime, crimes, chases and races, gang, dishonesty, lovers on the run, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, friends, family problems, couples, disorder, hidden identity, crumbling marriage, lookalikes, once in a lifetime opportunity, small town, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hitman, gangsters, mistaken identity, disorder, couples, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, wedding, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, microfilm, suspense ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, espionage, eccentric family, mistaken identity, gender bending, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, goofy hero, transsexual, secret identity ...
Time: 70s
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48%
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Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, witty ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, dark humor, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Restaurant (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, restaurant owner, kidnapping, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, abduction, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, wig ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, bookies, disorder, gambling, male bonding, male friendship, friendship between men, friends, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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How to Make Good When One Is a Jerk and a Crybaby (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a guy who still lives with his mother and sells some really awful alcohol to bartenders. The only way for him to do this is to cry and invent himself an awful life. Then he meets the beautiful woman whose goal in life is to sleep with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, female nudity, poem, poetry reading, gas explosion, clock, suicide attempt, poet, hotel manager, tape recorder
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
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The Suitor (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Absent-minded yet cultured, Pierre answers his parents demands to wed by ignoring both astronomy and the housemaid, instead falling head-over-heels for rich damsels.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, disorder, obsession, fall in love, wooing, looking for love, painter, adult living with parents, shyness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
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Locked Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once upon a time, somewhere... a homeless guy finds a policeman's uniform...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: police, suicide, hidden identity, mistaken identity, farce, social relations, disorder, family problems, social misfits, misfit, child in peril, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 2K
The Swindle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company. Maurice is due to transfer 5 millions francs out of Switzerland, and Betty is convinced he plans to steal that money.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, heist, casino, cons and scams, crimes, crime, disorder, dishonesty, forgery, intrigue, criminal's revenge, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, vengeance, airport, showbiz, deadly, babies and infants, chases and races, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Plot: nothing goes right, cons and scams, dishonesty, obsessive quest, disorder, fish out of water, road not taken, espionage, mate swapping, escapades, farce, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%