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The Xango from Baker Street (2001)
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The Xango from Baker Street (2001)
Original name: O Xangô de Baker Street
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rio de Janeiro, 1886. A precious Stradivarius violin presented to Emperor Dom Pedro II is stolen. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called to solve the case.
Plot: sherlock holmes
Time: 1880s
Place: brazil

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, police, disorder, dishonesty and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Xango from Baker Street: Banana Peel (1963), Get the Grift (2021), The Devil and Ms. D (1999), Holmes & Watson (2018), The Counterfeiters of Paris (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Banana Peel (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The French comedy-drama of Marcel Ophuls, which came to the Paris yesterday.
Place: cannes, paris france
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Get the Grift (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a botched scam, Clóvis bumps into Lohane, his estranged foster sister. In a bind, they soon realize the only way out is to band together.
Style: captivating, light, humorous, feel good
Plot: con woman, con artists, sister, escapades, cheating, embezzler, crimes, cons and scams, opportunist, adventuress, con men, brother sister relationship ...
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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The Devil and Ms. D (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Cora is in a professional crisis, two of her patients have succumbed to each other. Stanislaus Nagy appears in her practice, a strange young man possessed by Maria Callas. But Cora has anything but a harmless Callas admirer. The man ...
Plot: sexual attraction, psychiatrist, murder, devil, lie, female nudity, masturbation
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73%
Holmes & Watson (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.
Style: not serious, humorous, ironic, feel good, absurd
Plot: sherlock holmes, clue, queen victoria, crime investigation, doctor, saving a life, villain, prank, pipe smoking, judge, irony, queen of england ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england, buckingham palace, wyoming
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The Counterfeiters of Paris (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rich, old counterfeiter is lured out of retirement.
Style: surprise ending, slang
Plot: forgery, counterfeiter, counterfeit money, accomplice, horse race, bank note, paper, brothel, gangsters, horse, seine river, gangster ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Kisses Till Monday (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three thieves, Henri-Pierre, Bob and Dimitri decide to take on Frankie Strong, a wealthy businessman.
Plot: man slaps a woman, record producer, hold up, modern art, starlet, bad singing, weekend, empty gun, man slaps a man, slapping, blonde woman, woman wearing a wig ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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62%
The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Barney Thomson, awkward, diffident, Glasgow barber, lives a life of desperate mediocrity and his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of the serial killer.
Style: disturbing, psychotronic, suspense, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, accidental killing, female serial killer, hairdresser, corpse, barbershop, murder suspect, homicide detective, police detective, murder investigation, crimes, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: glasgow scotland
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62%
Where Does It Hurt? (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this classic hospital farce, Peter Sellers plays Dr. Albert T. Hopfnagel, a greedy, crooked hospital administrator who has perfected the art of bill padding, unnecessary surgery and kickbacks. Mistrusted by patients, and resented by other ...
Plot: caucasian, pervert, nurse, african american, medical mask, nurse uniform, satire, blood sample, mistaken identity, needle, man in a wheelchair, dental mask ...
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The Black Monocle (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Marquis de Villemaur reunite strange visitors in his Castle, to meet a survivor of the Third Reich. There is an Italian fascist, Heinrich; a German, Matthias; a Russian; and Dromard, a blind French war hero with a black monocle. - from IMDB
Plot: police chief, stabbed to death, shot in the back, undressing, running, tour guide, gunshot, female spy, telephone call, barefoot woman, torture, dagger ...
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59%
Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is awakened in modern times with a tale that he had invented a method of suspended animation that he had utilized on himself. Awakened by an earthquake, he is helped by Amy Winslow, who lives at 1994 Baker Street in San Francisco. ...
Plot: tiger, female doctor, observation, dog, strong female character, pipe, homeless man, violin, cryogenics, fish out of water, bookstore, murder ...
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58%
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Odd Job (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An unemployed factory worker takes a job as a hit man to make ends meet.
Plot: anonymous telephone call, gas station, church, hospital, factory, urination, police station, toilet, bad smell, lottery, loss of job, heart attack ...
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The Man from O.R.G.Y. (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the wealthy owner of an upscale brothel dies, our hero Victor, is sent on a wild goose chase to find the three beautiful heiresses. His only clue is that each of the three women have a hamster branded on their buttocks! When the girls are ...
Style: parody
Plot: sexploitation, nerd, banana, heiress, murder, brothel, comedy team, search, loincloth, whipped cream, female nudity, whip ...
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52%
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Carom Shots (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Martin is the subservient brown-nosing youngster who needs quick advancement up the hierarchy to pay for the modern lifestyle he is buying on credit. Seeing that marrying his immediate superior's daughter will not get him the results he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, firm, dark humor, comedy of errors, workplace intrigue, murder, crimes, golden years, rise to the top, crime, workplace, career ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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Sem Essa, Aranha (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Banker, acting as an international front, lives dangerously among a blonde, a brunette and a dark woman, his lover.
Plot: singing, toilet, slum, favela, female nudity
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, gang, mafia, crimes, farce, silly humor, disorder, hitman, criminal heroes, goofy hero, assassination attempt, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, partners, dishonesty, buddies, hacker, disorder, computers and web, prison, down on your luck, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Once a Greek (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An extravagant comedy with Heinz Rühmann.
Plot: bachelor, suitor, stupidity
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Flic Story (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Campana, a commissar at the drugs bureau of Paris police gets an undercover job in Nice to catch an Italian-French mafia boss. As he slips into the identity of a gangster's brother, who was already killed, he has to play the role of a loving ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), fish out of water, undercover, law enforcement, crime, nothing goes right, drug dealing, crimes, tough law enforcer, working undercover, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, french riviera
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45%
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, chase, gang, dishonesty, golf, disorder, showbiz, bank, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
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45%
A Taste for Women (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A secret sect of cannibals owns a vegetarian restaurant, which they use as a cover so they can find a beautiful young woman to serve as the main course at their full-moon sacrifice.
Plot: menu, finding a dead body, chinese restaurant, man wearing a wig, sect, hit over the head with a bottle, death by shooting, drunken man, male vomiting, killing spree, telescope, discovering a dead body ...
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45%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Treasures of Agra (1983)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
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Story: Holmes and Dr. Watson help a young lady who is receiving anonymous letters 10 years after her father passed away under shady circumstances. They find themselves in an enigma involving a treasure, murder and a love interest for Watson.
Plot: sherlock holmes
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Penelope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When James met Penelope at a club, it took all of three weeks before they were married. But after the marriage, other women became attracted to James and he kept getting promoted, which took him away from Penelope. So Penelope puts on a disguise and ...
Plot: club, kleptomaniac, disguise, ripping clothes, pretty woman, spouse, con artists, large breasts, store, bridesmaid, big breasts, neglected wife ...
Place: new york
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45%
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Silver Bears (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: bank, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, prodigy, gangsters, dishonesty, crime, forgery, crimes, criminal heroes, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Snowman (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A crime comdey directed by Peter F. Bringmann.
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, escape, train, mafia, hitman, drugs
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Monnaie de singe (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fulbert is a sidewalk artist who is duped into working for a counterfeiter. He accompanies a woman posing as a grieving widow on a trip to Spain in a hearse. Unaware she is the mistress of a notorious gangster, Fulbert is chased by thugs.
Plot: uniform, stolen money, barefoot male, lack of money, girl, hiding place, priest, chauffeur, forger, portrait, psychological manipulation, restaurant ...
Place: madrid, paris france
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38%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hollywood, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, elderly, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, gangsters, disorder, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hardcover (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: drug dealer, research, pizza, car dealer, police, dog, single, car salesman, gangsters, gangster, mobile phone, cell phone
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, manipulation, life turned upside down, family life, parents and children, couple relations, crimes, dishonesty, couples, disorder, husband wife relationship, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Rage in Harlem (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: moll, femme fatale, gangsters, transvestism, murder, woman in danger, gunfight, gold, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, on the run ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Nero (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Right after she moves in with him, Frederico's new girlfriend Francesca sends him back to her former boyfriend's apartment to fetch her something she forgot - but he's surprised to find him lying there - dead. Assuming that Francesca ...
Style: neo noir, twist ending
Plot: death by strangulation, neo-noir, private investigator, male vomiting, repeated scene, throat slitting, discovering a dead body, dog, criminal, ex convict, twin, switchblade ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%