Movies like Operation St. Peter's

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Operation St. Peter's (1967)
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Operation St. Peter's (1967)
Original name: Operazione San Pietro
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small time crook Napoleone falls into an unlikely gang made up of a gangster, called The Baron, and his two cohorts, Agonia and The Captain, where Napoleone takes them to Rome where they shack up with a shady used car dealer caled Il Cajella to help finance their new life of crime by planing to rob a statue from the Vatican. But a big-time American gangster, named Joe Ventura, hears about the heist and wants the priceless statue for himself by having his mistress, Samantha, come onto and betray the woman-hungry Cajella to give the statue away to her.
Plot: prison, heist, robbery, gangsters, prison escape, caper, church, betrayal, theft, chase, smuggling, gigolo, jail, car salesman, handcuffs, cardinal the priest, gangster
Place: rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about heist, prison, crimes, crime, caper, criminal heroes and robbery mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Operation St. Peter's: Crooks and Coronets (1969), The Treasure of San Gennaro (1966), The... Copanoi (1987), Holy Year (1976), The Jokers (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crooks and Coronets (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it.
Plot: heist, convict, estate, rolls royce, parole, robbery, jewel, servant, mansion, old lady, prison, jewelry ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: england, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Treasure of San Gennaro (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A pair of Americans want to perform the greatest robbery: the treasure of San Genaro, in Napoli.
Plot: luggage, italian stereotype, heist, camorra, saint, catacomb, religious procession, cardinal the priest, short shorts, man wrapped in a towel, man wearing towel, jealous girlfriend ...
Place: napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.4
 718
The... Copanoi (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Leonidas is tricked into thinking he will hit the jackpot by a guy from the underworld, Babis, also well-known on the street as "the teacher". So, he sets up an ad hoc gang with his close friends in order to rob a bank. The operation, ...
Plot: cult, robbery, chase, karate, diversion, petty thief, peeping, theft, betrayal, jail, criminal, threat ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, athens, athens greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.3
 375
Holy Year (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The last film of Jean Gabin.
Plot: flight attendant, hijacking, pilot, police, airplane, escape, disguise, priest, prison, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.6
 787
The Jokers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his brother's shadow as the one who gets caught. After Crawford ...
Plot: heist, caper, monarchy, queen, satire, plan, police, tower of london, crown, brother, theft, high society
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Point of No Return (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sequel to "Vabank" (1981), introduces the same characters entangled in a duel between a former safecracker and a crooked bank manager.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, hitman, confined, law enforcement, hostages, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, pre world war two
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland, switzerland, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
After the Fox (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Criminal mastermind 'The Fox' sets up a phony film production and masquerades as it's director as part of a plan to smuggle a stolen gold shipment into Italy.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, heist, prison, satire, filmmaking, crimes, crime, aging, village, cons and scams, village life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, egypt, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 437
Loot (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they have a coffin to spare.
Style: dark humor, offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, hotel, farce, caper, coffin, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, disorder, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, dishonesty, crime, track down, chase, goofy hero, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 2K
Hot Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A con-artist (Peter Ustinov) gains employment at an insurance company in order to embezzle money by re-programming their "new" wonder computer.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, hacker, disorder, computers and web, prison, down on your luck, cons and scams, buddies, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, crime, crimes, goofy hero, hapless, couples, petty criminal, couple relations, cons and scams, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, prison, planning, disguise, release from prison, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 71
Petos (1988)
Genre: Crime
Country: Finland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The very first American-style Post Office robbery in Finland. In the midst of the 60's a gangster quartet led by Hilarius Ruokonen splits up and go into hiding after the heist.
Plot: police, wedding, suicide, robbery, prison, deception, woman on top, bare breasts, bank, gangster, gangsters, runaway ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 621
Perfect Friday (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The deputy manager of a London bank has worked out a way to rob the branch of £200,000. When he becomes involved with the attractive Lady Dorset he decides to go ahead with his plan. He needs her help and that of her philandering spendthrift ...
Plot: female nudity, trust, robbery, perfect crime, security guard, bank robbery, caper, boredom, heist, inspector, counterfeit money, posing ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There's trouble in Frankie Diomede's criminal empire in Genoa. A French gangster has moved into his territory, so he flies home to take care of business. He promptly has himself arrested so that he'll have the perfect alibi when the ...
Plot: police chase, carabinieri, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer, killed in police car, french giallo, escape, police officer killed, gangster, murder, gangsters, italian police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 361
Inside Out (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Telly Savalas is an American ex-WW II POW who returns to Germany 30 years after the war. He teams up with James Mason, the former commander of his prison camp. Together they spring a Nazi war criminal (Wolfgang Lukschy) from jail. He's the only ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, kidnapping, prison, adventure, chases and races, unlikely partners, crime, escapades, obsessive quest, chase, partners, captivity ...
Place: germany, europe, england, amsterdam, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 131
The James Gang (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an audacious jewellery robbery the whole James family heads for home on the run with the obsessive detective Julia Armstrong in hot pursuit.
Plot: getaway car, police, on the run, heist, children, chase, mother, unlikely criminal, jewel theft, ex husband, runaway, police officer ...
Place: edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, hostages, crimes, betrayal, crime, master criminal, chases and races, goofy hero, confined ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.1
 27K
Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, odd couple, crime, crimes, french, criminal heroes, unlikely friendships, chase, prison escape, prison, on the run, car chase ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 3K
Free Money (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Swede (Marlon Brando), a prison warden, rules his family and his prison with an iron hand in one of the coldest parts of North Dakota. When an inmate dies under mysterious circumstances, however, the FBI sends in agent Karen Polarski (Mira ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: prison, train, fbi, crimes, crime, partners, government agency, cons and scams, special agents, heroes, criminal heroes, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Olsen Gang Sees Red (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Egon and the gang are hired to stage a robbery of an antique Chinese vase for an economically challenged baron. Naturally they fooled, which infuriates Egon. The gang tries to get back at the baron by switching the vase with a cheap Hong Kong copy. ...
Plot: robbery, vase, prison, gang of thieves, father son relationship, pregnancy, pregnancy and birth
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, buddies, misfit partners, journalism, crimes, odd couple, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 6K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, prison, aging, crime, crimes, odd couple, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, cons and scams, stalking, elderly ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1956
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, heist, zoophilia, robbery, suprisingly clever, stuttering, betrayal, farce, screwball, thief, trial, american abroad ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 467
The Heroes (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roman TV technicians Fabio and Enzo have been unable to find decent jobs. They decide to crack a safe at a jewelry in Milan. To get the layout of the store, they enlist a beautiful but unsophisticated young woman, Deborah. To find underground access ...
Plot: caper, heist, safe, unlikely criminal, jewelry store
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.9
 4K
Hit the Bank (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: October 1934. Poland. Famous bank robber Kwinto decided to quit his dangerous criminal job, but after his friend's death, he changed his mind and organized a burglary of famous and well protected bank which belonged to his former partner in ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, one last job, polish, cons and scams, vengeance, crime, gangsters, friends, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, pre world war two
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Special Delivery (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery, making their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police are quickly called in, however, and only one of the robbers, Murdock, makes a clean getaway. Unfortunately, in order to do so, he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, mailbox, dishonesty, crime, crimes, chases and races, romance, unlikely criminals, gangsters, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Underbelly Blues (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uforic, a cowardly gangster rapper, hitches a ride with York, a redneck who takes him out to the desert to execute him for fun. But before York is able to pull the trigger, Uforic tells him about a secret transaction involving a mysterious briefcase ...
Plot: gangster, money, death, sex, methamphetamine, pickpocket, prison, midget, murder, police, gangsters, smuggling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 924
Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, gang, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, golf, dishonesty, chase, unlikely criminals, bank, cons and scams, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a separate storyline not related to the "Trailer Park Boys" Television show, but with the same lovable characters. The boys get arrested for robbing an ATM machine and spend 18 months in jail. When the get out, they decide to pull ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, heist, trailer park, buddies, crimes, disorder, robbery, criminal heroes, misfit, society, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, nova scotia, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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