Movies like Guardian Angels

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Guardian Angels (1995)
 5.9
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Guardian Angels (1995)
Original name: Les Anges gardiens
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands of an earnest priest (Christian Clavier), who escorts him back to Paris. Soon Clavier and Depardieu are fighting it out, each shadowed by his good or evil guardian angel.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, dishonesty, clergy, rivalry, custody, on the run, heist, ghost, nightclub, friendship, chase, farce, escapades, crimes, on the road, friends, partners, hopes, chases and races, criminal heroes, angel, thief, mental institution, money, wedding ...
Place: paris france, hong kong, france, europe, asia

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Most similar movies to Guardian Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, chase, disorder, chases and races, crime, dishonesty and partners mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Guardian Angels: Ruby & Quentin (2003), L'opération Corned Beef (1991), Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997), Fast Getaway (1991), Madigan's Millions (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, on the run, french, prison, henchman, odd couple, escape, mob boss, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
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100%
L'opération Corned Beef (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The unsanctioned efforts of a covert unit to gather evidence about illegal arms shipments with the unwitting help of an embassy employee.
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous, parody ...
Plot: espionage, farce, spy, embassy, assassination attempt, dishonesty, couples, disability, eating disorder, disorder, wedding, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, venice, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: road movie, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, friends, escapades, life philosophy, last wish, odd couple, partners, on the run, life is a bitch, gangsters, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 1K
Fast Getaway (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nelson, played by Corey Haim is a teenager who robs banks with his father in group along with two other friends. Corey Haim Is the right guy, in the right place, at the right time. All he needed was a ...fast getaway
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, chase, robbery, escapades, criminal heroes, disorder, rivalry, family relations, partners, crimes, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, disorder, partners, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, track down, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 1K
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, partners, rivalry, danger, cons and scams, disorder, crime, crimes, heist, ruby, adventure, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, road movie
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, rivalry, car race, smuggling, cheating, adventure, ambition, chases and races, disorder, friends, car chase, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, scotland, monte carlo, rome italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
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Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Valerio Mastandrea is Franz, a night bus driver on the airport route who owes a lot of money from poker debts. He's stumbled upon by the variously named Leila, a thief who has accidentally become wrapped up in a secretive blackmail deal ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, neo noir, sentimental ...
Plot: femme fatale, escapades, crimes, on the run, romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, chases and races, on the road, crime, bus, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime, fbi, heist, gang, partners, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.6
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The Race (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sami, Tacchini, Yaya and Kader are four small-time crooks from the suburbs of Paris. After a failed robbery, their boss, Carlito, sends them to Canada to spy on his fiancée. There, they are mistaken for a band of professional killers and are hired ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, mistaken identity, hitman, disorder, criminal heroes, infidelity, travel, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, friendship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
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Wide Load (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This is the story of a guy who goes too fast and a big guy who is too slow. Foster meets Taupin. All this would be trivial if one of them had a scary scenario, the scenario of their lives and their deaths. Just open the pages and shake.
Style: surprise ending, humorous, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: escapades, revenge, adventure, friendship, rivalry, ambition, disorder, dishonesty, hopes, lifestyle, greed, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Corridors of Time: The Visitors II (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The sequel to The Visitors reunites us with those lovable ruffians from the French Medieval ages who - through magic - are transported into the present, with often drastic consequences. Godefroy de Montmirail travels to today to recover the missing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: time travel, golf, dentist, knight, changing the past or future, master and servant, firefighter, escapades, rivalry, adventure, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 12th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, chases and races, nothing goes right, farce, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, teenage life, cons and scams, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
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Taxi 4 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before being extradited to Africa to stand trial, a notorious Belgian criminal is entrusted to the Marseilles police department for less than 24 hours. But the wily crook convinces bumbling policeman Emilien he's a lowly Belgian embassy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi, goofy hero, heist, track down, mistaken identity, silly humor, farce, disorder, friends, prisoners exchange, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, europe, france, provence, marseille provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
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Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Corsican File (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack Palmer is a Paris-based detective with a huge ego. Ange Leoni is a rebel native of Corsica whose location can't be pinned down by even the most dogged of detectives. Approached by an obscure, small-time attorney and charged with the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: private detective, island, hotshot hero, dishonesty, crimes, crime, missing person, heroes, village, fight for freedom, independence movement
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: corsica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two con artists (Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend) hire an unwitting medical-school student (Kate Beckinsale) as a secretary for their latest scam.
Style: feel good, clever, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: dishonesty, con men, love triangle, friendship, chase, hospital, thief, nightclub, business, cheating, liar, wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Restaurant (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, restaurant owner, kidnapping, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, abduction, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, wig ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
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Taxi (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: taxi, car chase, taxi driver, car, heist, french, police investigation, chases and races, bank robbery, getaway driver, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, marseille provence, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, adventure, julius caesar, ancient rome, cleopatra, heroic mission, against the odds, goofy hero, superhero, architect, magic, secret identity ...
Time: ancient world, ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Concrete Blondes (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three down-on-their-luck, twenty-something female roommates are living paycheck to paycheck in a rundown apartment, when one night they stumble across $3 million dollars in a suitcase amidst the bloody aftermath of a drug shootout. Despite wanting ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, drug dealer, warehouse, rivalry, danger, murder, stolen money, clergy, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.5
 52K
Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, yakuza, chase, taxi, taxi driver, hostage, rescue, gang, police investigation, crimes, partners, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: marseille provence, france, paris france, europe, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 862
Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, buddy cop, buddies, police investigation, partners against crime, police corruption, gangsters, danger, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 607
Twins Mission (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twins Mission is a 2007 Hong Kong martial arts-action-comedy film directed by action choreographer Kong Tao-Hoi and staring Gillian Chung, Charlene Choi and Sammo Hung among others. The film is a bit of a spoof of the popularity and success of the ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: master warrior, adventure, aerial combats, good versus evil, heroes, martial arts, crimes, twins, rivalry, train, female bodybuilder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: car chase, adventure, family, automobile racing, buddies, contests and competitions, heist, save the day, undercover, partners, dishonesty, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: monte carlo, europe, paris france, france, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 1K
High Risk (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American drug lord's compound.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, rough ...
Plot: chase, drug dealing, jungle, bandit, danger, chases and races, on the run, crime, rivalry, gangsters, friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie. Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are involved in wild car chases with cops as they head south to cross ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, gangsters, on the run, graphic violence, vigilantism, hotel, vengeance, murder, frame up, on the road ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.2
 2K
No Problem (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: heist, chase, misfit partners, crime gone awry, gang, cons and scams, danger, partners, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%