Movies like Jewel Thief

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Jewel Thief (1967)
 8.0
 2K
Jewel Thief (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Vinay, an ordinary young man who finds himself constantly mistaken for a look-alike jewel thief named Amar. Vinay works with the police to impersonate Amar and crack his crime ring--but it seems that Amar has decided to impersonate Vinay, as well, and soon their true identities are thoroughly muddled.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, suspense
Plot: heist, gang, love triangle, mistaken identity, thief, police, jewelry, jewel, gangsters, crimes, reincarnation, bollywood, parents and children, crime, love and romance, mystery, private detective, chase, couples, chases and races, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, master criminal, opposites attract, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india, mumbai india

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Most similar movies to Jewel Thief

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes, heist, rivalry and gang mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Jewel Thief: Tempo (2003), The Hard Easy (2006), Lassiter (1984), Special 26 (2013), Ready 2 Die (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 908
Tempo (2003)
Genre: Romance, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jenny, a young American woman, moves to Paris and gets involved with Jack, who is seemingly the man of her dreams. However, he has a lot to hide and Jenny quickly gets entangled his dangerous lifestyle.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jewelry store, femme fatale, crime gone awry, love triangle, mistaken identity, fall in love, couples, betrayal, love and romance, chase, crimes, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, munich germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 753
The Hard Easy (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, crimes, master criminal, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, gambling, stock broker, compulsive gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.9
 2K
Lassiter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scotland Yard and the FBI force a thief and his girlfriend to steal Nazi diamonds from a German countess.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, betrayal, criminal heroes, crimes, espionage, dishonesty, frame up, master criminal, adventure, law enforcement, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 8.0
 50K
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, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, crimes, corruption, partners in crime, theft, dishonesty, robbery, impersonation, con artists, danger, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 4.4
 798
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.8
 11K
Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Vikram decides to elope with his girlfriend Mini for a better life. For this purpose he decides to steal the money collected by his business partners for a drug deal. Everything goes horribly wrong when the partner carrying the money, Shiva, is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, drug dealing, deadly, thief, gangsters, vengeance, theft, dishonesty, murder, neo noir, graphic violence, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.0
 21K
The Red Circle (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Master thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a ...
Style: tense, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, nightclub, neo noir, sniper, escape, thief, police, prison, pimp, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.1
 4K
Players (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Learning of a fortune in gold being secretly shipped to Romania, master thieves Charlie and Riya assemble a crack team to steal it.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gang, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes, partners, betrayal, safecracker, bollywood, rivalry, caper, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.9
 997
Grand Slam (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Anders, bored with years of teaching, decides to put together a team to pull off a diamond heist during the Rio Carnival. Four international experts ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, safecracker, heist, chase, ocean or sea, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, gang, unlikely criminals, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, new york, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.4
 2K
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving 12 years behind bars for armed robbery, tough guy Hank McCain finds himself the pawn of a ruthless mob runt's rebellion against a high level don. When McCain discovers that he's been betrayed and abandoned by his new ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, on the run, crimes, crime gone awry, politics, gang, prison, criminal heroes, betrayal, rivalry, heist, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 420
Action Man (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American (Robert Stack) talks a retired French crook (Jean Gabin) into robbing a bank, but kidnappers demand the loot as ransom.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: restaurant, kidnapping, heist, bank, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, rescue, going straight ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
 5K
Sushi Girl (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: heist, gangsters, retribution, vengeance, criminal heroes, crime, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, cons and scams, nudity (full frontal - brief), exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Daylight Robbery (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. Lucky, Matty, Terry, Chubby, Norman and Jay make up his ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, airport, hostage, bank, crimes, gang, isolation, cons and scams, chase, rivalry, world cup, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, london, europe, england, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Real McCoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Karen McCoy is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back. Before being incarcerated Karen was the bank robber of her time, but now she wishes for nothing more than to settle down and start a new life. Unfortunately between a ...
Style: suspenseful, entertaining, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: betrayal, bank robbery, crimes, dishonesty, chase, hostage, rivalry, disorder, heist, vengeance, bank, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 12K
All the Best (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After his hatred of dishonesty costs him his job, an embittered man goes over to the dark side and plots to rob the bank he once managed.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, crime, vengeance, mental illness, criminal heroes, rivalry, on the run, dishonesty, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
 2K
Shakti (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A scrupulously honest cop refuses kidnappers' demands at grave risk to the life of his son. The son is rescued but lives forever scarred by his father's willingness to sacrifice his own son for the sake of his principles. This works out to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, drug dealing, on the run, heroes, master criminal, rivalry, buddies, crime, chases and races, ransom, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, escaped convict, hold up, betrayal, righting the wronged, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Silent Partner (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, bank teller, shopping mall, bank robbery, christmas, dishonesty, mind game, mentally unstable, protagonist as suspect, confined, unlikely criminals, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, betrayal, neo noir, revenge, crime, crimes, gangsters, gang, stripper, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.4
 2K
Cash (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: 'Cash' is a high octane heist thriller set in Cape Town, South Africa.The film revolves around an ace con artist,(Ajay Devgan) who hires a set of top notch robbers (Esha Deol, Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza and Riteish Deshmukh) to steal a set of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, forgery, betrayal, caper, diamond, escapades, gang, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, south africa, africa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Blueprint for Robbery (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of career criminals plots the robbery of an armored car company's headquarters. Although the robbery itself goes off as planned, it's not long before the gang members are fighting among themselves over everybody's share of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, master criminal, armored car, rehabilitation, crime gone awry, crime, law enforcement, gangsters, investigation, unlikely criminals, escape, car chase ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.0
 14K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, gangsters, criminal underworld, love and romance, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, crime, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, switzerland, hong kong, mumbai india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, crime, crimes, master criminal, rivalry, criminal's revenge, deadly, murder, vengeance, gambling ...
Time: 90s
Place: brighton, england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 495
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: mind game, mystery, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, psychopath, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.4
 7K
Guide (1965)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After being released from prison for Forgery and Theft, Multi-linguist Raju (Dev Anand) reflects on his life as a Guide; his meeting with the daughter of a prostitute, Rosie (Waheeda Rehman), who was unhappily married to Marco (Kishore Sahu), and ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, village, tour guide, forgery, suicide attempt, falling in love, infidelity, family relations, society, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 621
Compulsed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A terminally ill man frames himself for murder to allow his family to collect the reward money. After a successful operation, he escapes police custody and searches for the real killer.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: murder, hospital, abduction, uncover truth, cons and scams, terminal illness, moral dilemma, bollywood, crime, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Walking Vengeance (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Frantic to be free of Felix, her wealthy but drunken and violent drug-lord husband, Ana (Elena Anaya) tricks her fresh-from-prison sister, Aurora (Ariadna Gil), and two other ex-partners in crime into coming to her aid. Now that their crew is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: vengeance, danger, gangsters, family problems, heist, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, family relations, crimes, partners, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
 9K
Maqbool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India's commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen take the roles of the weird sisters, and "Duncan" is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mistress, gangsters, crimes, gang, dishonesty, right hand man, bollywood, law enforcement, deadly, godparent, betrayal, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 20K
Ugly (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, family relations, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, track down, parents and children, couple relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, police, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%