Movies like The Big Grasshopper

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The Big Grasshopper (1967)
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The Big Grasshopper (1967)
Original name: La grande sauterelle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While he is trying to escape from a hit man, Carl is setting up a kidnapping in Beirut. He gets lost on his way, falling in love with Salène, a.k.a. "La grande sauterelle"...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: casino, hitman, crimes, heist, mountain, best friends, gambling, friends, crime, against the odds, on the run, danger, dishonesty, master criminal, criminal heroes, rivalry, going straight, unlikely criminals, love, thief
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, lebanon

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Most similar movies to The Big Grasshopper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, crime, couples, criminal heroes and rivalry mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Big Grasshopper: Any Number Can Win (1963), Suzanne's Career (1963), Pasha (1968), The Hot Potato (2012), Ghost of a Chance (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Any Number Can Win (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Charles, a sixty-something career criminal, fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cell mate, Francis, to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned ...
Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, one last job, crime gone awry, storage unit, heist, thief, forgery, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, confined, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, cannes, french riviera, cote d'azur ...
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95%
Suzanne's Career (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In the second of Rohmer's moral tales, he examines the relationship between two friends and a girl who at first appears easily exploited. It is a complex tale of feelings and misconceptions, acted out within the head of the main character, as ...
Style: psychological, clever, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friends, twentysomething life, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, unfulfillment, manipulations, romance, new wave, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 1K
Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his own, which leads him through the bas-fond of Paris...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, microfilm
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police detective, armored car, tough heroes, loss of partner, rivalry, vengeance, urban, cons and scams, graphic violence, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 669
The Hot Potato (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The 'Hot Potato' is an exciting new British period ‘caper movie’, in the spirit of ‘The Italian Job’ and ‘Two Way Stretch’ and is based on real events which took place at the end of the 1960s in London’s East End.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, nuclear threat, hitman, crimes, chase, danger, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal heroes, car chase, gangsters, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: europe, england, london, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Ghost of a Chance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the casino there is only one queen, the small ball that spins on the roulette table. None of the players pays the slightest attention to the female dealers. But Takis, a «perennial» med student, doesn't go to the casino to win millions but ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: casino, gambling, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, lovers on the run, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, gangsters, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Sewers of Paradise (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In July of 1976, the Societé Générale of France was robbed of well over $10 million dollars by a group burrowing through the sewers of Paris. This movie is based on a book by the thieves' mastermind, Albert Spaggiari. The famous theft won ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, heist, bank, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, rivalry, crime, caper, planning, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
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Last Quarter (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Do you believe in love after death? On the eve of her 19th birthday, Mizuki (Kuriyama) doesn't have a lot to celebrate about. Her mother recently committed suicide, her stepfamily bothers her, her boyfriend has been cheating on her and her best ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, exciting, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, teenage life, romance, couples, friendship, introspection, buddies, reincarnation, dishonesty, orphan, human nature, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 2K
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, unfulfillment, love and romance, prostitute, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, midlife crisis, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four friends bound by destiny and unbeatable in the dark world. When a casino attack goes wrong as a result of betrayal, fate turns them into enemies. Now, forced to aim the gun at each other's hearts, their unavoidable battle begins.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, heist, vengeance, rivalry, casino, dishonesty, gang, crimes, haunted by the past, destiny, gangsters, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
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Salvo (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A hitman for the Sicilian Mafia, Salvo is solitary, cold and ruthless. When he sneaks into a house to eliminate a man, he discovers Rita, a young blind girl who powerlessly stands by while her brother is assassinated. Salvo tries to close those ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, gang war, crimes, murder, danger, mafia, romance, fall in love, couples, blind woman, deadly, solitary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Walk the Line (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tawes is the sheriff in a godforsaken little hole somewhere in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful girl who turns his world upside down. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: small town, nubile woman, heist, vengeance, small town life, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chases and races, on the run, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
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Sleepless Town (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Kenichi is a half-Japanese, half-Chinese man of the underworld. You can sell him anything except children's organs. His domain is in Kabukicho, a gangland controlled by various Shanghai gangs intent on taking control. His former ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: chases and races, gangsters, law enforcement, gang, hotshot hero, drug dealing, master criminal, love affair, urban, track down, vengeance, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
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Red Zone (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mac and his high school gangster buddies try to take over the world of sports betting in a city filled with crime, prostitution and gambling. When the Mafia gets involved, they do whatever it takes to keep these tough young-bloods off their turf.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: gambling, casino, high school, gangsters, crimes, ambition, sport team, buddies, football, friendship, rivalry, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love on a Pillow (1962)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, sexual relations, love triangle, hotel, small town, unfulfillment, romance, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
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Action Man (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American (Robert Stack) talks a retired French crook (Jean Gabin) into robbing a bank, but kidnappers demand the loot as ransom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, rough
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Les Misérables (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 220 min.
Story: The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: redemption, pursuit, hidden identity, going straight, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, hopes, injustice, uninhibited rivalry, haunted by the past, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Seventh Target (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bastien Grimaldy, a man driven to heightened anxiety as the plot against him begins to take effect. Bastien's personal relationships give him enough cause for anxiety -- between his new lover Laura and a feisty mother, life provides its own ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, dishonesty, life is a bitch, orchestral, chases and races, on the run, journalism, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, mind game, paranoia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Goodbye Again (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Stranded by her lover, a 40-ish interior decorator in Paris turns to a U.S. client's playboy son.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, womanizer, betrayal, infidelity, love and romance, romance, battle of the sexes, gender, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bay of Angels (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk (Claude Mann) on holiday in Nice. At first, the two lovers simply use each other as good luck charms; but what happens to love when luck runs out?
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, atmospheric, psychological ...
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Time: 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
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The Upper Hand (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Paris, a gold smuggler is at war with other local gangsters who want piece of the action. Then the mob shows up and makes things worse. And an undercover US Treasury Department agent is trying to infiltrate the smuggle business.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chases and races, rivalry, hidden identity, undercover, gang, crime, journalism, disorder, rescue, criminal heroes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: cuba, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
In All Innocence (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: High-profile lawyer Michel takes on the defence of a young and pretty small-time thief, Cécile, after the botched hold-up of a jewellery shop. As predicted by his elegant art-dealer and sculptress wife Viviane, Michel goes well beyond his brief, ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crime, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, heist, couple relations, love affair, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 545
The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, forbidden love, parents and children, opposites attract, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.6
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Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, life turned upside down, danger, rivalry, on the run, dishonesty, going straight, chases and races, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, new wave, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, love triangle, midlife crisis, couple relations, human nature, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, lisbon portugal, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Woman's Revenge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Suzy, a beautiful woman, is coming back to Paris to attend the funeral of her lover, a married man. Cecile, his wife, is holding Suzy responsible for his suicide. By finding Suzy in Paris, Cecile is trying to seek the truth by playing a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, rivalry, love and romance, uncover truth, vengeance, love triangle, menage a trois, female female relationship, revenge, car accident, death of husband, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 2K
Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, couples, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, romance, danger, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 3K
Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: bankruptcy, family problems, uncover truth, family business, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, hidden identity, neo noir, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 1K
The Light (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, brittany, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 849
Hotel America (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Helene (Catherine Deneuve), a pill-addicted anesthesiologist, is mourning the death of her boyfriend when, through a car accident she causes, she chances to meet the lethargic Gilles (Patrick Dewaere), a young man who lives for free at his ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: beach, casino, hotel, fall in love, gambling, fugitives, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, romance, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%