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Crooks in Cloisters (1964)
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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 - least of all Walter's moll Bikini. Bit by bit, the quiet way of life starts becoming a habit.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: monastery, gambling, heist, island, gang, crimes, starting over, animal life, on the run, clergy, partners, disorder, siblings relations, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, erotica, police, burglar, monk, robbery, piglet, cow, train robbery, pig ...
Time: 60s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about crimes, disorder, dishonesty, heist, cons and scams, criminal heroes and partners mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Crooks in Cloisters: Madigan's Millions (1968), Kaleidoscope (1966), Love, Honor and Obey (2000), Wise Guys (1986), The Cracksman (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: train, heist, cons and scams, school, disorder, silly humor, nothing goes right, leadership, heroes, crimes, crime gone awry, partners ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chase, partners, track down, crimes, goofy hero, money, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous
Plot: casino, wedding, mind game, partners, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, mate swapping, disorder, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition, wedding ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, nothing goes right, hitman, gangsters, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, heist, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough, exciting
Plot: gangsters, prison life, righting the wronged, crimes, criminal heroes, partners, dishonesty, tough heroes, disorder, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, working undercover ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: silly humor, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crimes, on the run, dishonesty, partners, gangsters, nothing goes right, heist, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: heist, disorder, hacker, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, buddies, computers and web, prison, down on your luck, cons and scams ...
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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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, chase, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, disorder, golf, bank, showbiz, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, disorder, car chase, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal, goofy hero, confined, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Gentlemen in White Vests (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crime comedy directed by Wolfgang Staudte.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, disorder, life turned upside down, car chase, heist, crimes, lovers on the run, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, forgery, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, cons and scams, unemployment, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, romance, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police, robbery, impostor, desert island, silly humor, criminal's revenge, hidden identity, police investigation, leadership, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, strong female presence, graphic violence, disorder, love and romance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: cons and scams, down on your luck, partners, on the run, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, disorder, hitman, psychopath, horse ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, misfit partners, crimes, disorder, chase, partners, criminal heroes, on the run, nothing goes right, ex convict, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Action, 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: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, partners, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, hidden identity, disorder, goofy hero, dishonesty, diamond ...
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Vinci (2004)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sophisticated thief of art Robert "Cuma" Cuminski is released on probation from the local prison by the corrupt Doctor Wiaderny to organize the theft of the famous Leonardo Da Vinci painting "Lady with Ermine" for the dealer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, art theft, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, once in a lifetime opportunity, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, collector, heist gone wrong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
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Slither (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While searching for a small fortune of embezzled money, an ex-con, a small-time bandleader, his doting wife and a kooky drifter find themselves being followed. Their chase takes them to trailer camps, bingo halls, laundromats and ultimately, a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie, offbeat
Plot: heist, diner, on the road, cons and scams, disorder, chase, criminal heroes, dishonesty, on the run, going straight, crimes, money ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, humorous, parody, offbeat
Plot: tunnel, bank, heist, cons and scams, storage unit, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: heist, gang, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, cons and scams, goofy hero, gangsters, bookies, diamond theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Stealing Rembrandt (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two bumbling scrap metal thieves - father and son - steal the wrong painting during a museum heist. The painting turns out to be the only original Rembrandt painting in Denmark, and all hell breaks loose. What do you do when you've got ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: museum, criminal heroes, painting, heist, on the run, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, collector, disorder, small time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bullseye! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Roger Moore and Sally Kirkland star as three of the most unlikely rogues to ever score a heist. Hidden away in a vault is a fortune in diamonds, payment for a secret formula two government scientists have unscrupulously sold to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, undercover, disorder, cons and scams, nothing goes right, goofy hero, dishonesty, intrigue, disguise, experiment, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: heist, friendship, partners, crimes, buddies, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, undercover, disorder, cons and scams, police officer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: heist, kidnapping, unlikely criminals, rivalry, obsessive quest, crimes, crime gone awry, misfit partners, contests and competitions, dishonesty, disorder, stash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: frame up, graphic violence, performer's life, dishonesty, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, rivalry, forgery, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%