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The J. Gang Meets Dynamite Harry (1982)
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The J. Gang Meets Dynamite Harry (1982)
Original name: Jönssonligan & DynamitHarry
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sickan, Vanheden and Rocky try to rob the Berns nightclub one night, but Vanheden has made the mistake to invite his constantly drunk cousin, the old dynamiter Dynamite-Harry and he ruins the plan. Sickan is arrested, and has to spend 10 months in a small, locked room. When he is released, he has a new plan, but Rocky and Vanheden have decided to go straight. Together with Dynamite-Harry, Sickan plans to rob a cold store, managed by their arch-enemy, Wall-Enberg.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, not serious, semi serious
Plot: heist, gang, crimes, master criminal, disorder, silly humor, farce, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, police officer, caper, businessman, boat, safe, beer, ambush, drunk, night watchman, police investigation, burglary, remote control, police raid, frozen body ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, disorder, heist, criminal heroes, cons and scams and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like The J. Gang Meets Dynamite Harry: Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981), The Jönsson Gang in Mallorca (1989), Crackers (1984), Welcome to Collinwood (2002), Soodhu Kavvum (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Jönsson Gang Gets Gold Fever (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sickan has a new plan. This time, the gang are going to steal a small computer micro chip which contains...
Style: realistic, semi serious, not serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: disorder, silly humor, heist, cons and scams, farce, partners, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, swedish police ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 months in jail, Vanheden and Rocky come to welcome him when he's released. But he doesn't take ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: heist, farce, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, safecracker, silly humor, partners, master criminal, rivalry, dishonesty, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Return of the Jonsson League (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Criminal trio strike at furniture store, discover a secret network for shipping computers to the Soviet Union.
Style: not serious, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: disorder, master criminal, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners, heist, cons and scams, farce, silly humor, cruise ship, cell phone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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The Jönsson Gang in Mallorca (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Vanheden and Dynamit-Harry, together with Harry's fiancée Doris, are in Mallorca while Sickan is still in Stockholm...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: balloon, safe, cathedral, revolution, prison, vengeance, gang, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, caper, criminal gang ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, mallorca
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Crackers (1984)
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: heist, unemployment, disorder, cons and scams, gang, goofy hero, crime gone awry, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, crimes, comedy of errors, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, prison, planning, disguise, released from prison, greed, runaway ...
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Story: Dass specialises in small time kidnapping and has his own set of rules. The primary and most important among them is not to get involved with influential people. Three jobless youngsters meet Dass and the four take up an assignment for a hefty sum ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams ...
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Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially-challenged hitman's French retirement is ruined by the dodgy Brits on the Cote d'Azur.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: disorder, dark humor, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, hitman, graphic violence, cons and scams, gunfight, female assassin, male nudity, drunkenness ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 90s
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Like a Fish Out of Water (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seductive femme fatale (Monica Bellucci) and two con men -- one cool as ice, and one who just likes to "ice" his victims -- enlist a mild-mannered, unsuspecting man in their mission to steal a rare and valuable fish. They plan to sell it ...
Style: biting, cynical, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: 90s
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, exciting
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Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
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Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
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The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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11 Harrowhouse (1974)
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Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, bank, friendship, prison, cons and scams, friends, disorder, misfit partners, journalism, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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