Movies like The Blue Mauritius

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The Blue Mauritius (2020)
The Blue Mauritius (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, France, UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five international thieves meet in Cape Town to steal the most valuable stamp in the world.
Plot: thief, heist, theft, criminal gang
Place: cape town south africa

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Most similar movies to The Blue Mauritius

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, exciting, realistic and tense films with plots about theft, heist, thief, robbery, crimes, caper and burglar mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Blue Mauritius: Hotwire (1980), Raining in the Mountain (1979), Federal Bank Heist (2011), Diamonds (1975), Bastards (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 51
Hotwire (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Car thieves go to work.
Plot: heist, thief, danger, risk, bad guy, theft, blackmail, robbery, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, burglar
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Raining in the Mountain (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An esquire and a General eyes a priceless handwritten scroll by Tripitaka, held in a Temple library. The Abbot of the Temple selects his successor.
Plot: heist, temple, mountain, buddhism, theft, martial arts
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Federal Bank Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "The Baron" wanted to commit the perfect heist involving 3 tons of money and no violence. For this he would need the right people willing to get 1 million dollars to take part in this job. Based on true events, in 2005, 168,000,000 ...
Style: humorous, tense, captivating
Plot: criminal, stealing money, bank robbery, robbery, heist, criminal gang, burglar, crimes, bank robber, gang of thieves, escapades, theft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 291
Diamonds (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Israel, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!
Plot: heist, twin, jewish, twins, diamond
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 4.3
 90
Bastards (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The protagonist in "Bastards" is a young resident of some Russian city. He unsuccessfully tries to adapt to the modern Russian savage life. The world around him lives by rules dictated by the black market and Chechen wars. It is a cruel ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: stolen money, robbery, heist, crimes, criminal, attempted robbery, theft, money, thief, prostitute, abuse, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Chained Justice (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, "Dreptate în lanturi" is a rough and poetic film, whose action is placed at the beginning of the last century. The movie sheds light on a Romanian peasant who fights against social injustice.
Plot: theft, bounty hunter, thief, corruption, prison escape, robbery, peasant, prison, romanian, highwayman
Time: turn of the century
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 115
Real Time (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band of robbers steal money from a winery. The passion for a woman, makes them begin to covet another part of the booty that they deserve. First film shot in a single take in the history of cinema. Certified by Guinness World Records
Plot: caper, heist, murder, betrayal, criminal gang, armored car robbery
Place: mexico
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52%
 6.7
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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, plan, queen, satire, police, monarchy, tower of london, crown, brother, theft, high society
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.3
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Canvas (1992)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ozzie Decker is an art dealer and a thief. He steals paintings for customers. Frank reluctantly begins to work with Ozzie because Frank's brother owes a lot of money to the mob. On his first art heist, Frank works directly with long-time ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, art theft, deadly, prodigy, downfall, gangsters, crime, dishonesty, forgery, going straight, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Case of the Witch Who Wasn't (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girl pen pals and a simple summer in the country. They befriend a woman rumored to be a witch, and end up as amateur detectives when her pet pig is stolen.
Plot: countryside, friendship, robbery, pen pal, thief, girl, pig, friend, theft
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.2
 256
The Vault (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After terrorist take over a museum, a Reformed Jewel Thief must decide if he should help them steal a priceless diamond or if he should save the day.
Plot: diamond, heist, explosion, thief, fight, police, hostage, storage unit, museum
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 958
Golden Job (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of former mercenaries reunite to plan an epic heist: boosting a truck full of medicine held by a foreign intelligence agency to supply a refugee camp in need. But when they find the truck is actually filled with stolen gold, the band of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, tense, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: heist, criminal gang, friendship between men, thief, frame up, crimes, murder, heist gone wrong, male female relationship, burglar, criminal, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 313
Traitor's Gate (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A businessman organises a caper to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.
Plot: deception, heist, doppelganger, prison escape, strip club, tower of london, criminal gang, jewel theft, jewel thief
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
New York, 4 A.M. (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Coming soon
Plot: theft, prison, dream, ex convict, heist, lie, small town, provincial life, bartender, bar, prison guard
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
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The Lookout (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A major police operation to take down a notorious gang of bank robbers goes horribly wrong when a rooftop sniper opens fire, killing several police officers and causing an explosive distraction in which the robbers make their getaway. Commissioner ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, manhunt, police detective, rivalry, track down, heist, crimes, deadly, chase, sniper, escapades, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Super Colosso (1995)
Genre: Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Movie version of Brazillian children's television series TV Colosso.
Plot: puppet, car race, contest, statue, sculptor, dog, trophy, party, theft, thief, automobile racing
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sher Mountain Killings Mystery (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: magic, murder, thief, theft, death, brother brother relationship, bow and arrow, forest ranger, mysticism, brother sister relationship, twenty something
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mission 2016 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Uganda
Story: When Sudi wins a lottery, he dreams of living a descent life off the streets but his dreams are shattered when his gang mate Jeff points his guns at him.
Plot: brotherhood, theft, kidnapping, kidnap, prostitution, street gang, flashback, spy, thief, fight, blood, robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Big Sweat (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-con, just released from jail, returns home only to become immediately embroiled in a robbery. A tenacious FBI agent hounds him every step of the way.
Plot: fbi agent, ex convict, police, car, fbi, gangsters, thief, gangster, chase, pursuit, robbery, bank robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Melody For A Hustler (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: French novelist Vincent Ravalec made his directorial debut with this French drama about small-time crook Gaston (Yvan Attal) who poses as a millionaire after he picks up hitchhiking 16-year-old Marie-Pierre (Virginie Lanoue). Actually living in a ...
Style: sexy, sexual
Plot: teenage girl, entrepreneur, business, hitchhiking, wealth, violence, thief, police investigation, vibrator, female nudity, satire, handheld camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
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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, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: heist, robbery, cons and scams, con artists, crimes, corruption, partners in crime, theft, dishonesty, perfect crime, money, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Art of the Steal (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, con men, thief, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gang, forgery, art, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, detroit, warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 40
Scaregivers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 108 min.
Story: a film by Uro Q. dela Cruz.
Style: parody
Plot: burglar, patient, thief, mental patient, nurse, vengeful ghost, con artists, theft, cemetery, interview, mental institution, caregiver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.0
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Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, heist, thief, crime, crimes, disorder, self discovery, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Operation St. Peter's (1967)
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 ...
Plot: heist, robbery, prison, gangster, chase, betrayal, prison escape, car salesman, gigolo, cardinal the priest, caper, theft ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 48
Black Island (1979)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Joe and Michael, 13-year-old Brits, become separated from their class outing, stranded on a small island, and captured by armed men.
Plot: thief, fire, escape, tied up, 13 year old, rowboat, island, teenage boy, friendship between boys, lifeboat, theft, ex convict ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 61K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, tough guy, robbery, thief, armored car, police brutality, armored car robbery, bank, crimes, theft, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mouvements du désir (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the long train ride from Montreal to Vancouver, a man and woman find themselves increasingly attracted to each other.
Style: avant garde
Plot: thief, train, female director, attraction, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), railway, love, theft, masturbation ...
Place: montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.4
 195
Night Class (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Jake, a security guard in a small hotel, inadvertently helps out a beautiful burglar, he becomes a primary suspect and is quickly fired. Jake decides to track down the burglar himself and retrieve the stolen property.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: jewelry, heist, security guard, theft, jewel theft, investigation, crimes, unlikely criminals, burglar, encounter, crime investigation, robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 139K
Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, thief, skyscraper, thanksgiving, perfect crime, corrupt businessman, working class, gold, planning, deception, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%