Movies like The Return of the Jonsson League

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The Return of the Jonsson League (1986)
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The Return of the Jonsson League (1986)
Original name: Jönssonligan dyker upp igen
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: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, semi serious
Plot: crimes, heist, partners, crime, farce, dishonesty, master criminal, criminal heroes, disorder, cons and scams, silly humor, submarine, caper, diver, golf, crime investigation, burglary, security guard, elevator, mobile phone, raft, cruise ship, burglar alarm, motorboat, actor playing himself ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden

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Most similar movies to The Return of the Jonsson League

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, disorder, crime, cons and scams, heist and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Return of the Jonsson League: Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981), The Jönsson Gang in Mallorca (1989), Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001), Loot (1970), Welcome to Collinwood (2002). 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: not serious, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: disorder, farce, cons and scams, heist, crimes, dishonesty, gang, crime, master criminal, criminal heroes, partners, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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95%
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: farce, heist, dishonesty, gang, criminal's revenge, partners, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, master criminal, safecracker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The J. Gang Meets Dynamite Harry (1982)
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 ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, not serious, realistic
Plot: heist, farce, cons and scams, crime, silly humor, disorder, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gang, master criminal, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: cathedral, safe, balloon, gang, crime, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, revolution, prison, vengeance, caper ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, cons and scams, partners, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero, disorder, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
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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 ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
28%
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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, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, gang, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, golf, dishonesty, chase, unlikely criminals, bank, cons and scams, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: perfect crime, heist, cons and scams, collector, crime gone awry, verbal byplay, disorder, dishonesty, partners, caper, employer employee relationship, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
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Framed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: frame up, crime, forgery, crimes, criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, profanity, cons and scams, heist, unlikely criminals, partners, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 179
Sitting Ducks (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, nothing goes right, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, crime, partners, dishonesty, chases and races, unlikely criminals, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Joensson Gang & the Black Diamond (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Den här gången är Jönssonligan verkligen illa ute. Charles-Ingvar Jönsson, "Sickan" kallad, har dragit sig tillbaka. Vanheden och Dynamit-Harry är lämnade åt sig själva. Polisen jublar förstås, men Jönssonligan avskriver man ...
Plot: suitcase full of money, locked room, doctor's office, toilet paper, swedish police, burglar alarm, caper, suitcase of money, crime investigation, diamond, police officer, wedding ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, friendship, partners, crimes, buddies, cons and scams, disorder, undercover, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, police officer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, misfit partners, disorder, partners, criminal heroes, chase, nothing goes right, on the run, ex convict ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Crooks in Cloisters (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having pulled off the smallest ever train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London. The six of them set up business in a disused monastery off the Cornish coast, despite the fact that none of them really qualifies as a monk - ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: monastery, gambling, clergy, partners, crime, crimes, gang, heist, cons and scams, starting over, island, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 2K
Holy Water (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The village of Kilcoulins Leap was once a thriving spa town, and was home to a famous Holy Well, but now offers little by way of employment for its people, and its decline seems inexorable. When local Postie, Podger Byrnes, comes up with a plan to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, comedy of errors, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, dishonesty, social relations, village life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Kaleidoscope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: casino, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime, unlikely criminals, mind game, partners, disorder, couples, mate swapping, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 351
Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, on the run, hitman, psychopath, disorder, crimes, crime, down on your luck, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, gangsters, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, cons and scams, heist, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
24%
Let's Rob the Bank (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shopkeeper Victor Garnier has naively invested his family's life savings in an African mine, on his banker's recommendation. When the mine is nationalized, rendering the stock worthless, he considers himself shamelessly robbed by the bank; ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: heist, tunnel, bank, cons and scams, storage unit, dishonesty, dancer's life, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 166
Down the Drain (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dishonest lawyer devises a scheme to rob a bank by recruiting criminals he has represented to do the job for him. When the robbery is completed, he learns that the "loot" from the vault is in fact a microchip containing top-secret ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, storage unit, betrayal, crime, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, heist, farce, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 393
Pros & Cons (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Framed for crimes they didn't commit, two small-timers are headed up the river without a paddle. Now, the only thing that can bail them out is a case of mistaken identity. It's the hysterical prison comedy that's so funny, it's ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: prison, gang, unlikely criminals, master criminal, rivalry, dishonesty, escape, profanity, hostage, prison life, frame up, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.2
 2K
No Problem (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: heist, misfit partners, chase, gang, crime gone awry, cons and scams, partners, danger, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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 ⇓
23%
Plump Fiction (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows the plot of Pulp Fiction, also parodying scenes from other movies
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, clever, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, partners, crime, dishonesty, clergy, crimes, deadly, psychopath, hitman, disorder, cons and scams, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
My Secret Cache (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sakiko, a young bank teller, has an unhealthy obsession with money. Thieves hold up the bank, kidnapping Sakiko in the process, but eventually crash their car, resulting in a suitcase stuffed with cash falling into a nearby river. For the remainder ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, kidnapping, dishonesty, crime, contests and competitions, gambling, cons and scams, destiny, farce, obsession, bank, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
22%