Movies like The Dissidents

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The Dissidents (2017)
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The Dissidents (2017)
Original name: Sangarid
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia, Finland, Latvia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An upbeat comedy about three boys that escape from Soviet Estonia to Sweden via Finland in the 1980s to fulfill their dreams in the free world.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, contemplative
Plot: thief, escape, friendship, bank robbery, heist, criminal, bank robber, refugee, friend, crimes, iron curtain, pregnancy, girlfriend, socialism, black market, dissident, crime
Time: 80s
Place: europe, estonia, scandinavia, ussr, soviet union, sweden, finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and semi serious films with plots about crimes, friendship, heist, disorder, bank robbery, robbery and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Dissidents: Queen of Amsterdam (2013), Skills Like This (2007), Men at Arms (2005), Happy New Year (2014), Get the Goat (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Queen of Amsterdam (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chez Nous is a feel good comedy and the name of a cafe in the heart of Amsterdam that is on the brink of being closed.
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay pride, gay, lgbt, heist, cafe, friend, criminal heroes, crimes, youth, escapades, secret plan, plan gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, heist, romance, friendship, friends, disorder, couples, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal, bank, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Men at Arms (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fake historic epic on the Middle Ages and Estonia's not-so-glorious past.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, absurd, entertaining
Plot: surrealism, elderly, fight, death, medieval, tradition, mentor, friendship, adventure, danger, revenge, part animation ...
Time: middle ages
Place: estonia, europe
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92%
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Happy New Year (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Six would-be thieves enter a prestigious dance competition as a cover for their larger goal of pulling off a major heist
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bollywood, dancing, partners, unlikely partners, crimes, competition, thief, dancer, dance contest, diamond, dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dubai, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Get the Goat (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bruceuilis, a policeman from the countryside, is assigned to rescue Celestina, a goat considered heritage of his small city, and travels to São Paulo. There, he meets police clerk Trindade, who decides to venture out into the field, even though it ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: crime investigation, police investigation, buddy cop, criminal, goat, police detective, police officer, teamwork, investigation, fighting crime, escapades, silly humor ...
Place: northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.9
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Flip a Coin (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: CASPER and PHILIP two friends in their mid twenties, share a flat and spend most of their time chasing after girls. They chat girls up together, then flip a coin about who gets to pursue her. PHILIP always wins, but CASPER is the lucky one with the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, heist, crimes, fall in love, buddies, womanizer, nanny, friendship, bet, seduction, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Enter the Fat Dragon (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being dumped by his fiancé, heartbroken Hong Kong police officer Fallon Zhu gains 200+ pounds. His superiors demote him to the job of escorting convicts to Japan. When ha convict in his custody mysteriously dies, he must team up with citizen ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: police officer, divorce, transformation, martial arts, adventure, crimes, society, training, swat team, unlikely friendships, heroes, obesity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Juan & Ted: Wanted (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fugitives Juan and Ted have tried to mend their ways after they bolted jail to escape execution from the hands of Hepe and Langku.They found work as school bus driver and conductor. They developed special bond with their bus riders who have problems ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prisoner, jail, friendship, runaway, rescue, school, escape, disguise, mistaken identity, frame up, bus driver, judge ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Golmaal 3 (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Golmaal 3 highlights the story of hatred between two bunch of siblings within a family. One of nature's masterpieces, this is a family that eats together, prays together, lives together and a family 'that can't stand each other'. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, best friends, love and romance, parents and children, stupidity, crimes, bollywood, siblings relations, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Journey to Rome (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There are as many stories in the world as there are people, and Vasek, a timid guard at a gallery who becomes a reluctant painting thief, hears plenty of them on his train trip to Rome. This multilevel comedy road movie (on a train) and quest for ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, captivating, light, tense
Plot: painting, disguise, train, absurd humor, heist, absurdism, crimes, burglar, thief, criminal heroes, human nature, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, prague czech republic, prague, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But the latter is currently in a Swedish prison cell...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, bank robbery, gang, fugitives, crime, crimes, parents and children, prison, partners, criminal heroes, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Girls Gone Gangsta (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, save the day, escapades, danger, battles, store, city life, friendship, revenge, strong female presence ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
We Still Steal the Old Way (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The explosive follow-up to We Still Kill The Old Way (2014). Regarded as the best in the business, The Archer Gang is an aging criminal outfit who carry out a daring robbery, but are caught mid-heist. They are sentenced to do time in Britain's ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: heist, prison, gang, crimes, criminal heroes, strategy, human nature, burglar, escapades, planning, thief, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Double-D Avenger (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Three of the biggest and bustiest Russ Meyer stars - Kitten Natividad, Haji, and Raven De La Croix - make a comeback in 'The Double-D Avenger,' the first in a series of sexy action/comedy feature films by William Winckler Productions. Big, ...
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, sexy, weird, feel good ...
Plot: large breasts, sexploitation, breasts, superheroine, superhero, sex scene, seductive, wax museum, fighting crime, criminal, female protagonist, super strength ...
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The FP (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two rival gangs fight for control of Frazier Park -- a deadly arena in competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revolution."
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, gang, fight for supremacy, hip hop, crimes, society, friendship, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, urban, vengeance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.0
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Exit (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When an unknown toxic gas strikes Seoul in an unprecedented act of terror, Yong-nam has just met Eui-ju from college by chance at his mother's birthday banquet. The city falls under sudden noxious gas attack and together, they must escape the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night, teen comedy
Plot: poison gas, birthday party, escapades, family, hopes, adaptation, society, danger, disorder, adventure, mother son relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
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Super (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Sonu, his sister, Sasha, and their friend, Akhil, live a poor lifestyle in India. While Sasha has given her heart to Akhil, he treats her as a close friend and confidant. Times get so tough, that the trio conspire to carry out robberies, and end up ...
Plot: musical number, dance club, martial arts, gambling, bank robbery, thief, heist, friendship, brother sister relationship, motorcycle racing, motorcycle, kilt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Crazy Famous (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A fame obsessed average Joe escapes a mental institution with a band of misfits for one last desperate attempt to be famous.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: fame, mental institution, misfit, band, follow your dream, desire for fame, escape, travel, obsession, patient, insanity, male underwear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Let It Ride (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, blood donation, security guard, luck, disorder, friendship, fall in love, farce, cons and scams, fish out of water, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
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Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, friends, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: blackmail, crimes, crime, disorder, friends, mind game, heist, rivalry, cons and scams, partners, farce, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 978
Spy of Orange (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Netherlands are being threatened by a weird terrorist. The only one who can save The Netherlands from this terrorist seems to be Francois. He is a gay couturier who very much looks like the terrorist. They turn out to be twin brothers. Francois ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, escapades, terrorism, danger, undercover, goofy hero, twins, nothing goes right, disorder, blackmail, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Three Fugitives (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: road movie, feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, on the run, odd couple, bank robbery, runaway, hostage, ex convict, release from prison, daughter, police, running from police, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, law enforcement, gang, disorder, missing person, kidnapping, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rivalry, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, vengeance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 21K
Kops (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small Swedish village, Högboträsk, is so peaceful that crime is nonexistent. The police spend their shifts drinking coffee, eating hot dogs and chasing down runaway cows. This is all well and good for the village's own police, but the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, swat team, police station, small town, police officer, hostage situation, nothing goes right, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, swat, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.9
 5K
Kick (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Kalyan (Ravi Teja) is a kind of guy who prefers a life full of thrills than leading a regular life style. He seeks kick in whatever he does. He finds liking in Naina (Ileana). They separate due to differences. Krishna (Shyam) is a young cop who is ...
Style: captivating, humorous
Plot: daredevil, secret identity, police, criminal, gang, criminal gang, social problems, bandit, crimes, slacker, thief, flashback ...
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41%