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Twelve Chairs (1977)
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Twelve Chairs (1977)
Original name: 12 стульев
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 305 min.
TV show
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist Ostap Bender start a long search for the diamonds.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, cynical
Plot: treasure hunt, hidden treasure, follow your dream, reluctant partners, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, wealth, it was all a dream, unlikely partners, partners in crime, treasure hunter, following a dream, con artists, surrealism, jewelry, furniture, jewel
Time: 1920s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union

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Twelve Chairs (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, cynical ...
Plot: treasure, con artists, partners, treasure hunt, cons and scams, crimes, escapades, adventure, gem, rivalry, improv, jewelry ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr
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Collectors (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: To acquire ancient artifacts for a private collector, a cunning grave robber and his band of ingenious thieves carry out a series of risky heists.
Style: humorous, funny, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: treasure hunt, grave robber, treasure hunter, treasure, adventure, hidden treasure, humour, rivals, lost treasure, escapades, treasure chest, rivalry ...
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What Has the Deceased Said (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Comedy
Country: Russia, Poland, France, Germany, Denmark
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Style: funny, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
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Ostap Bender. The Beginning (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian Empire, 1919. By a twist of fate, young idealist Osip Zadunaisky meets an infamous con artist and self-proclaimed Turkish subject Ibrahim Bender. A man of pure thought and aristocratic upbringing, Osip would never have associated with a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Plot: con artists, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, fatal attraction, criminal, male female relationship, deception, couple relations, con trick, embezzler, cons and scams ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Treasure Quest: Snake Island (2015)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Hidden somewhere off the southeastern coast of Brazil could lie hundreds of millions of dollars-worth of lost Incan gold. One team of treasure hunters has a new theory on where the treasure lies - a remote spot home to 1,000s of deadly vipers.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Thief of Baghdad (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an atmosphere of suspense and excitement, Yousef, Khaled, and Nadia embark on a journey to locate the tomb of Alexander the Great, which has been sought by everyone for years.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 46 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
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Duration: 81 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
 590
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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