Movies like Museo

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Museo (2018)
 7.0
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Museo (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mexico, 1985. Juan and Wilson, two perennial Veterinary students, perpetrate an audacious heist in the National Museum of Anthropology, running away with a loot of more than hundred invaluable pieces of Mayan art, unaware of the consequences of their outrageous act.
Style: road movie, based on true events
Plot: heist, museum, anthropology, christmas eve, art dealer, actor, gold, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, best friend, face mask
Place: mexico, mexico city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about heist, crimes, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, robbery and crime gone awry mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Museo: Diamonds (1975), Rosso (1985), Murph the Surf (1975), Long Live the Family! (2011), Cairo (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 217
Diamonds (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Israel, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!
Plot: heist, twins, jewish, diamond
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 566
Rosso (1985)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Finland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Giancarlo Rosso, a professional assassin from Sicily, is sent to Finland to kill a very specific target. When he reaches the country, he discovers that the target is one of his past loves.
Style: road movie
Plot: lost love, killer, italian abroad, italian woman, sicilian, foreigner
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.5
 159
Murph the Surf (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on a true story, details the daring 1964 theft of the J.P. Morgan jewel collection from New York's American Museum of Natural History. Called the "Greatest Jewel Heist of the 20th Century," the robbers took 22 precious gems, ...
Plot: jewel thief, museum, beach, motorboat, swimming pool, man in swimsuit, bikini, hotel, jewel theft, heist, beefcake, surfing
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Long Live the Family! (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Libor, a former teacher, enjoys a well-paid position as a bank manager, living in a luxurious villa outside Prague. His business partners are taken into custody and the authorities have a few questions for him to answer. Rather than wait around, he ...
Style: road movie
Plot: debt, lie, loss of job, trip, classmate, bank manager, police investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 215
Cairo (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: MGM remake of Asphalt Jungle set in Egypt.
Plot: release from prison, belly dancer, recruiting, alarm, heist gone wrong, explosives expert, drug addict, police officer, wound, museum, police, escape ...
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Assault on the Pay Train (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film about the true events in Rio de Janeiro, in 1960, when a gang having the infamous outlaw Tião Medonho as a leader performed a sensational railroad hold-up on a train carrying a small fortune.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: train, heist, slum, crime gone awry, danger, criminal heroes, crime, chases and races, crimes, disorder, gang, train robbery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, money, jewelry, robbery, prostitute, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, crime, violence, bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 104
Snow Job (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A famous skier (Jean-Claude Killy), his mistress (Danièle Gaubert) and a ski instructor (Cliff Potts) rob a bank in the Alps and hide the loot in a crevasse.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: heist, skiing, insurance investigator, ski resort, master criminal, resort, hidden identity, forgery, on the run, dishonesty, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.3
 71
Thief (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A professional thief tries to break with his past but has to pull off one last job to pay off a gambling debt.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, gambling, rivalry, going straight, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, cat burglar, debt, robbery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 148
Frameup (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ricky, a dim-witted ex-con, meets Beth, a dim-witted waitress, in an Idaho diner. They take off in his car to Washington and begin an affair. Beth, a lonely romance-novel addict, is hopelessly enamored; Ricky is just in it for the (constant) sex. ...
Style: road movie
Plot: waitress, robbery, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Day Hollywood Died (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: He just woke up. He's in a hospital. He can't move. He can't remember who he is. Memories begin to flood back to him as he regains consciousness. He was part of a heist gone wrong. One of a crew of six asked to steal a briefcase from ...
Plot: heist, gang, warehouse, coma, bank, death, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 51K
Bad Education (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, transsexual, transvestism, teacher, priest, dangerous attraction, blackmail, first love, child abuse, gay, life is a bitch, gender bending ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Family Business (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: heist, family business, prison, criminal, life sentence, grandfather grandson relationship, crime, family life, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal heroes, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Plot: heist, hitman, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, fall in love, disorder, museum, criminal heroes, love and romance, betrayal, forgery ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, spain, madrid, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 547
In the Shadows (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "In the Shadows" slithers through underworld Berlin in grand style. En route to a twisty finale, German writer-director Thomas Arslan keeps his audience glued to the increasingly desperate actions of Trojan, a thirtysomething career ...
Plot: parking lot, chase, release from prison, career criminal, heist, surveillance
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 252
The Big Heist (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the 1986 book "The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport and Lived to Regret It", by Ernest Volkman and John Cummings, this TV movie tells the story about the 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK Airport in New York - the ...
Plot: robbery, mafia, organized crime, gangster, irish american, heist
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beg, Borrow, or Steal (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Three disabled men--one blind, one with no legs and one with no hands--get together to pull off a museum robbery
Plot: handicap, ex cop, statue, museum, unemployment, blindness, heist, disability, robbery
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 53
One Way Out (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a man gets out of prison, he decides to go straight and leave his life of crime behind him. However, when he gets home he finds that his brother is in danger and the family farm is in foreclosure. He plans to take revenge on those responsible, ...
Plot: garage, heist, murder, revenge, gangster, heist gone wrong, release from prison, ex convict, one last job
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Racer and the Jailbird (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Gino 'Gigi' meets Bénédicte 'Bibi' at the racetrack, it's love at first sight. But can their devotion save a love that may already be lost?
Plot: armored truck, heist, passion, prison, bank robber, racecar driver, pregnant woman, cemetery, hospital, vomiting, male nudity, phone ringing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 569
The Journey (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A young man living in a cold southern village in South America, decides to start a trip looking for his father. By doing this he discovers unexpected facts about his Latin American essence.
Style: road movie
Plot: travel, parent child relationship, riding a bicycle, bicycle, search for father, absent father, debt, coffin, truck driver, farce, father son relationship, politics ...
Place: patagonia, mexico, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, satellite, partners, dishonesty, gangsters, master criminal, buddies, rivalry, crime gone awry, betrayal, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Last Tunnel (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently released prisoner reunites his criminal colleagues to pull off one last heist.
Style: rough, exciting, humorous, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, crime, retiring, friends, gang, dishonesty, disorder, betrayal, crime gone awry, best friends, golden years, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: tense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, chase, criminal heroes, cons and scams, siblings relations, hostages, crime, nothing goes right, chases and races, mystery, crimes, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Beyond the City Limits (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, partners, buddies, law enforcement, crime gone awry, femme fatale, master criminal, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Original Gangsters (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: La historia comienza con un robo que se realiza en la Ciudad de México. La banda formada por Carlos, Leonardo, Mónica y Leserio habían pactado viajar a Argentina para lavar el dinero. Al llegar a Buenos Aires se encuentran en una guerra de mafias ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes, disorder, bank robbery, escape, violence, crimes, blood on camera lens, chief of police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, mexico, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 461
Payroll (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ahead with the robbery, but when the driver of the armoured ...
Style: british noir
Plot: ambush, factory, robbery, neo-noir, female nudity, heist, armored truck
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 12K
The Aura (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In neo-noir fashion El Aura narrates in the first person the hallucinating voyage of Espinoza, a quiet, cynical taxidermist, who suffers epilepsy attacks, and is obsessed with committing the perfect crime.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, clever, suspenseful
Plot: heist, murder, armored truck, casino, taxidermy, accidental killing, epilepsy, betrayal, deadly, dishonesty, perfect crime, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Incident in an Alley (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A policeman is accused of manslaughtering a 14 year old boy, but is acquitted of all charges. Still, he feels a lot of guilt and begins to doubt if he really is innocent after all. A stolen clarinet gives him a lead in his desperate hunt for the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, teenage life, heist, redemption, legal investigation, crime, crimes, acquittal, alley, violence, pistol, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Highway Patrolman (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A naïve rookie in the Mexican highway patrol has to adapt to survive as he contends with dangerous drug-runners and widespread corruption.
Style: gloomy, disturbing, realistic, surreal, serious ...
Plot: police corruption, nihilism, patrol, dishonesty, society, innocence lost, moral dilemma, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 247
Now or Never (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As a mother, in principle, you do not rob banks. But these days, it can be a solution for the future of your home, and not to give up on your dreams. Playing the thieves can quickly become dangerous and bad encounters can turn into a love story ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, crimes, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family in crisis, society, heist, unemployment, family problems
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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