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Stone of Destiny (2008)
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Stone of Destiny (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tells of the daring heist of The Stone of Destiny in the 1950s by a charming group of idealistic Scottish undergraduates, whose action rekindled Scottish nationalistic pride.
Style: exciting, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: heist, nationalism, crimes, politics, crime, against the odds, rebelliousness, folk hero, rebellion, human spirit, perfect crime, state affairs, cons and scams, gem, chases and races, rivalry, bug, righting the wronged, patriotism, christmas, dancing, student, car, police, gypsy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1950, 1950s, year 1951
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, glasgow scotland

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Most similar movies to Stone of Destiny

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, heist, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal heroes and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Stone of Destiny: American Cousins (2003), The Brink's Job (1978), Sinful Davey (1969), Crazy Stone (2006), Plunkett & Macleane (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Cousins (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two American mafiosi, Gino and Settimo, take refuge in the Glasgow cafe owned by their Scottish/Italian cousin, but he isn't the tough guy they'd expected. Gino and Settimo try to repay Roberto's hospitality by chasing off a debt ...
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, chase, criminal heroes, cafe, hitman, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, gang, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, partners, buddies, law enforcement, forgery ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Sinful Davey (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Davey Haggart is quite certain of his paternity (even if nobody else is) and determined to emulate his father, a notorious rogue and highwayman. This includes breaking a man out of Stirling jail, holding up the stagecoach, and robbing the Duke of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, chase, redemption, starting over, disorder, crimes, crime, love, friendship, partner, father ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
 4K
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, exciting, captivating, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, bankruptcy, caper, secret agenda, jewel robbery, perfect crime, con artists, thief, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: humorous, exciting, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, partners, love triangle, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, buddies, criminal heroes, revenge ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Restless Natives (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two lads in Edinburgh embark on a non-violent spree of robberies. They dress up in clown masks and act as modern highwaymen, robbing coach loads of tourists in the highlands. In the process they become folk heroes to the locals. Their adventures ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heroes, escapades, adventure, friends, bus, countryside, heist, vigilantism, crime, folk hero, crimes, wolfman ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, heist, outlaw, criminal, righting the wronged, folk hero, against the odds, leadership, gang, criminal heroes, romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Jackhammer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy struggling actor is dragged into the world of professional male stripping by his egotistical brother.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light
Plot: crimes, partners against crime, twins, righting the wronged, family relations, hip hop, siblings relations, heist, brother brother relationship, male stripper
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 1K
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, partners, rivalry, danger, cons and scams, disorder, crime, crimes, heist, ruby, adventure, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 3K
99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: gambling, chase, gangsters, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, cons and scams, heist, crime boss, caper, conspiracy, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Adolescence is always a difficult time; it is doubly so for Gábina. For one thing, she is growing up in the normalization years of the 1970s, and then she also has to face the reality that her father is a well-known actor disavowed by the regime. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, talky ...
Plot: rebellion, idealism, teenage life, rebelliousness, political unrest, parents and children, politics, hopes, actor's life, fighting the system, youth, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1977
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic ...
Plot: heist, social differences, couple relations, performer's life, power relations, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, mute or deaf, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Made in Dagenham (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Style: touching, contemplative, realistic, semi serious, uplifting ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, protest, injustice, gender, factory, workplace, fighting the system, idealism, revolution, rebelliousness, workplace situations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1966 ...
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: How was it possible that a single man influenced contemporary world so significantly? This film is an attempt to capture the phenomenon of a common man’s metamorphosis into a charismatic leader — an attempt to see how a Gdansk shipyard ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, rebellion, ambition, politics, leadership, rivalry, righting the wronged, disorder, rebelliousness, against the odds, idealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Marchers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1983, in France experiencing intolerance and racial violence , three young teens and the priest Minguettes launching a largely peaceful march for equality and against racism, over 1,000 km between Marseille and Paris . Despite the difficulties ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, hopes, life is a bitch, society, cross country, discrimination, misfit, immigrants, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: retirement home, heist, crimes, crime, cons and scams, aging, elderly, robbery, criminal heroes, nursing, one last job, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, gold, train ride, train travel, master criminal, crimes, crime, perfect crime, unlikely criminals, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, teenage life, high school, cons and scams, high school life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 8K
Plastic (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sam & Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise £5m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, friends, race against time, criminal heroes, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, get rich quick scheme, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, track down, crime, crimes, partners, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Perfect Score (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cons and scams, high school, heist, school, crimes, crime, cheating, teenage life, partners, friends, lifestyle, studying ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 360
Hello Carter (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck Carter has recently become homeless, single and unemployed. Desperate to win back his ex-girlfriend, he goes off on an adventure throughout London to find her, picking up some odd helpers along the way.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, love and romance, escapades, chases and races, disorder, nightlife, track down, city life, bittersweet, male in shower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, dishonesty, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
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Special 26 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the early 1980s in India, a group of con artists rob well-known businessmen and politicians by posing as officers of the Central Bureau of Intelligence or income tax officials. The gang stages fake raids during which they steal great amounts of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: heist, robbery, cons and scams, con artists, crimes, corruption, partners in crime, theft, dishonesty, perfect crime, money, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: blackmail, crimes, crime, disorder, friends, mind game, heist, rivalry, cons and scams, partners, farce, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Chor Machaaye Shor (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fortunately, before his arrest Shyam manages to hide the diamonds at a nearby construction site, intending to return for it as soon as he gets out of prison. Two years pass and Shyam's release date arrives. Returning to his ill-gotten gains, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police station, hidden identity, cons and scams, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, buddies, nothing goes right, crimes, bollywood, chases and races, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 1K
Crackers (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner is out of town. During the elaborate planning process, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: heist, unemployment, cons and scams, disorder, gang, comedy of errors, crimes, dishonesty, crime, unlikely criminals, goofy hero, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 2K
Jailbirds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ein Förderprogramm bringt die beiden Kanckis Gerd und Steinbock in die Obhut von Frauen. Dort sollen sie beweisen, dass sie in der Lage sind sich in die Gesellschaft zu integrieren. Nun bringt Gerd dummerweise einen Barbesitzer um. Damit hat der ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: prison, partners, odd couple, crimes, crime, going straight, heist, disorder, criminal heroes, romance, confined, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Angels' Share (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Style: feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous, harsh ...
Plot: petty criminal, community service, working class, going straight, moral dilemma, crimes, fish out of water, society, buddies, thief, one last chance, business venture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%