Movies like The Good and the Bad

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The Good and the Bad (1976)
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The Good and the Bad (1976)
Original name: Le Bon et les méchants
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From 1935 to 1945, the happiness of a couple turns to sadness when their Traction Avant auto is used by the gang des Tractions Avant.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, gestapo, resistance, police officer, crimes, heist, politics, crime, on the run, obsessive quest, dishonesty, wartime life, criminal heroes, nazism, bully, hoodlum, prison, boxing, gangsters, gay, prostitute, thief, strong female character, pregnancy, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, year 1944, year 1940, 1940s, 1930s, year 1935
Place: paris france

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Most similar movies to The Good and the Bad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, death, gun, cigarette smoking, dishonesty and betrayal mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Good and the Bad: Us Two (1979), Lacombe, Lucien (1974), Flic Story (1975), Head in the Clouds (2004), Farewell, Friend (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Us Two (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Françoise has gone into business seducing men whose wives want to divorce them, and who need incriminating evidence against them. In addition, she has a little blackmail operation going on on the side with politicians who can't afford a ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, prostitute, crimes, love and romance, romance, couples, heist, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: quebec, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1944 Lucien Lacombe, a young peasant in the Lot region is refused permission to join the French Resistance. Instead, the opposing "French Gestapo" obtain from him information about an underground leader and recruit him into their ...
Style: controversial, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: small town, occupation, world war two, interracial relations, wartime life, social differences, bittersweet, romance, coming of age, society, on the run, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, france, germany, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, tricky ...
Plot: heist, memory loss, terminal illness, master criminal, romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, crimes, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, morocco, africa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 2K
Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, gangsters, murder, prison, heist, robbery, mind game, track down, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1950s, year 1947, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, lesbian, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, nazi, love and romance, orgy, war, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, chase, rivalry, soldier, femme fatale, heist, friendship, manipulation, friendship between men, male friendship, hostages, race against time ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 1K
The Nark (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Paris police detective (Richard Berry) plays rough with a prostitute (Nathalie Baye) and her pimp/lover (Philippe Léotard), whom he wants as an informant.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, crimes, crime, good versus evil, drug dealing, police investigation, undercover, working undercover, police corruption, uninhibited rivalry, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, new york, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric
Plot: gangsters, investigation, soldier, crime, crimes, heist, dishonesty, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, deadly, frame up, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.3
 18K
The Aftermath (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.
Style: realistic, melancholic, serious, sad
Plot: cheating wife, unfaithful wife, adultery, post world war two, horny wife, sex scene, grief, love triangle, secret, infidelity, extramarital affair, city in ruins ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1945, year 1933, year 1943
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 767
Deadfall (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices the Moreaus attempt to steal diamonds from the chateau of millionaire Salinas.
Style: realistic, serious, british noir
Plot: heist, love triangle, mansion, break in, burglar, jewel thief, concert hall, partners, crimes, gays and lesbians, crime, orphan ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 7K
Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, wartime life, political unrest, nazism, world war two, anti semitism, friendship, writers, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1933 ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 1K
Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, german occupation, resistance, idealism, human spirit, moral dilemma, rebellion, fighting the system, against humanity, anti semitism, wartime life, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Not for, or Against (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Ni Pour, Ni Contre" tracks the fall of a young TV camerawoman, Caty, after she becomes involved with a group of petty criminals and their enigmatic leader, Jean. The gang lives hand-to-mouth until the day Jean plans a daring bank robbery. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, robbery, money, dishonesty, crimes, murder, bank, bank robbery, criminal gang, jewelry, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, society, love affair, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, europe, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Max and the Junkmen (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Max is a Paris detective, aloof, independently wealthy, and frustrated by gangs of robbers whom he cannot catch. To re-establish his stature and save face, he decides to inveigle a group of petty thieves (led by an old acquaintance) to rob a bank. A ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: fall in love, neo noir, prostitute, manipulation, power relations, working the system, disorder, rich and poor, obsession, corrupt law enforcer, cards, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: opposites attract, couples, love affair, student life, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, crime, college, neo noir, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Edges of the Lord (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12-year-old Jewish boy hides with a family of Catholic peasant farmers to escape the Nazis.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, village, hidden identity, human spirit, survival, wartime life, anti semitism, fish out of water, lifesaver, against humanity, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 13K
The Last Metro (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, theater, infidelity, love triangle, anti semitism, occupation, confined, love and romance, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Outside the Law (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Tunisia, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After losing their family home in Algeria in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: police brutality, war crime, revenge, political unrest, family relations, military, society, soldier, politics, eviction, battles, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: algeria, france, europe, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 6K
Mr. Klein (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing discrimination because of laws edicted by the French government are ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, art collector, anti semitism, mistaken identity, infidelity, art dealer, obsessive quest, danger, journalism, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, algeria, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
First Name: Carmen (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The protagonist is Carmen X, a female member of a terrorist gang. She asks her uncle Jean, a washed-up film director if she can borrow his beachside house to make a film with some friends, but they are in fact planning to rob a bank. During the ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, bank, terrorism, filmmaking, robbery, hostage, money, blood, terrorist, eroticism, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 722
Angry Harvest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers the woman, Rosa, and hides her in his cellar. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, train, survival, world war two, captivity, racism, twins, war, society, life is a bitch, on the run ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, poland, holland, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, master criminal, heist, one last job, robbery, prison, chases and races, crime, criminal's revenge, deadly, lovers on the run ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.1
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Monsignor (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The vows of an ambitious young American priest are tested during World War II. Not only does Father John Flaherty get involved with the black market to raise money for the Vatican, he also falls in love with a young French nun.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, world war two, sicilian, priest, money, pope, scandal, catholic, catholic church, nun, black market, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 3K
B. Monkey (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When wistful introvert Alan Furnace meets quick-witted bombshell Beatrice, he has no idea of her secret life as "B. Monkey" -- the top thief-for-hire in London's criminal underworld. Charmed by Furnace's innocent and chivalrous ...
Style: realistic, serious, surprise ending, cult film, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, school, heist, jazz club, thief, robbery, crimes, crime, romance, gays and lesbians, love and romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: london, england, paris france, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Last Butterfly (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, France, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Stage mime Antoine Moreau is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a "model" concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross observers that the camp is truly what it seems. Reluctant at first, Moreau ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: gestapo, orchestra, world war two, oven, mime, red cross, concentration camp, ashes, french resistance, nazi propaganda, male female relationship, arrest ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, czechoslovakia, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Flame and Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: gestapo, resistance, world war two, betrayal, dishonesty, nazism, double agent, war, crimes, partners, wartime life, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thieves Like Us (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, sincere
Plot: on the run, murder, bank, bank robbery, fall in love, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, journalism, love and romance, fugitives, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Grissom Gang (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Grissom Gang is a remake of the notorious 1949 British melodrama No Orchids For Miss Blandish. Kim Darby plays a 1920s-era debutante who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Her captors are the Grissoms, a family comprised of sadists and morons, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, cynical, biting, tense ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, gang, survival, kidnapping, family relations, criminal gang, nightclub singer, love and romance, criminal heroes, crimes, missing person ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Army of Shadows (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, stylized, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, french resistance, betrayal, terrorist, government agency, intrigue, espionage, rescue, underground, death sentence, resistance, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1943
Place: paris france, france, marseille, europe, lyon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%