Movies like Holy Year

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Holy Year (1976)
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Holy Year (1976)
Original name: L'année sainte
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The last film of Jean Gabin.
Plot: prison, airplane, prison escape, police, pilot, hijacking, flight attendant, priest, disguise, escape

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about prison, crimes, crime, police, disorder, gangsters and escape mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Holy Year: Operation St. Peter's (1967), Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (1973), Cat and Dog (1983), Ruby & Quentin (2003), We're No Angels (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Operation St. Peter's (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small time crook Napoleone falls into an unlikely gang made up of a gangster, called The Baron, and his two cohorts, Agonia and The Captain, where Napoleone takes them to Rome where they shack up with a shady used car dealer caled Il Cajella to help ...
Plot: heist, robbery, prison, gangster, chase, betrayal, smuggling, gangsters, cardinal the priest, prison escape, handcuffs, theft ...
Place: rome italy
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Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There's trouble in Frankie Diomede's criminal empire in Genoa. A French gangster has moved into his territory, so he flies home to take care of business. He promptly has himself arrested so that he'll have the perfect alibi when the ...
Plot: prison, gang war, gangster, female nudity, murder, french giallo, escape, police chase, carabinieri, gangsters, italian police, prison escape ...
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79%
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Cat and Dog (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: L.A.P.D. Captain Parker finally is going on Holiday with all his family. At the last moment he has to cancel the program to re-capture a pilferer named Tony Roma, bad copy of a Latin lover. He use to seduce older women and then steals their jewelry. ...
Plot: bully, camping, police, hoodlum, mission of murder, gigolo, murder witness, odd couple, mafia, italian american, gangsters, gangster
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, monk, small town, disorder, clergy, buddies, on the run, crimes, crime, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Farfallon (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview
Plot: runaway, jail, parody, nun, prison, escape, revenge, convent, mother superior, police
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Policewoman on the Porno Squad (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventures of Gianna, a sexy policewoman who wants to help a child in search of his mother.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: prostitute, timebomb, police, police station, disguise, voyeur, female police officer, ass, pubic hair, large breasts, big breasts, buttocks ...
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Carom Shots (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Martin is the subservient brown-nosing youngster who needs quick advancement up the hierarchy to pay for the modern lifestyle he is buying on credit. Seeing that marrying his immediate superior's daughter will not get him the results he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, firm, crimes, comedy of errors, workplace intrigue, murder, golden years, rise to the top, crime, workplace, career, frog ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second installment of Gendarmes series, tells the story of Sergeant Cruchot (Louis De Funes), who, together with his faithful comrades, has been sent to the International Congress of Gendarmerie in N.Y.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, stowaway, track down, misfit, family relations, chase, disorder, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Monnaie de singe (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fulbert is a sidewalk artist who is duped into working for a counterfeiter. He accompanies a woman posing as a grieving widow on a trip to Spain in a hearse. Unaware she is the mistress of a notorious gangster, Fulbert is chased by thugs.
Plot: uniform, little girl, customs officer, disguise, new identity, parrot, psychological manipulation, bouquet, prison guard, restaurant, hotel, bank ...
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Free Money (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Swede (Marlon Brando), a prison warden, rules his family and his prison with an iron hand in one of the coldest parts of North Dakota. When an inmate dies under mysterious circumstances, however, the FBI sends in agent Karen Polarski (Mira ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: prison, train, fbi, crimes, crime, partners, government agency, cons and scams, special agents, heroes, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Point of No Return (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sequel to "Vabank" (1981), introduces the same characters entangled in a duel between a former safecracker and a crooked bank manager.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, betrayal, criminal's revenge, crime, hostage, polish, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, pre world war two
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland, zurich switzerland, switzerland
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On the Run (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Portugal, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Albert is an introverted travel agent living a lonely life in New York. When Louie, his best friend from childhood, appears having just escaped from prison, Albert's quiet existence is permanently disrupted. what ensues is one long, crazy night ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspense, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: escape, nothing goes right, chases and races, fugitives, best friends, prison, urban, friendship, city life, vampire, on the run, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
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42%
The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, farce, policewoman, gendarme, comedy of errors, law enforcement, provence, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, riviera ...
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Doing Time (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Times are hard for habitual guest of Her Majesty Norman Stanley Fletcher. The new prison officer, Beale, makes MacKay look soft and what's more, an escape plan is hatching from the cell of prison godfather Grouty and Fletcher wants no part of ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Vice Academy Part 3 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two sisters in the Vice Academy try to thwart the crime wave wrought by escaped convict Malathion, who got her name after being exposed to toxic chemicals. An honest new recruit does such a good job at arresting Malathion's gang that the ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: police, mutation, prison riot, crime wave, armed robbery, jealousy, female psychopath, villainess, green hair, police protagonist, male nudity, women's prison ...
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Lucky Break (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. He convinces the governor to stage a musical in an old chapel next to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, intense, touching ...
Plot: prison, romance, prison life, fall in love, confined, buddies, cons and scams, crimes, crime, social worker, prison escape, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england
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The Troops on Vacation (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: retirement, save the day, goofy hero, nothing goes right, chases and races, memory loss, colleague, dull life, disorder, amateur detective, gendarme, rocket ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Sam & Miguel (Your Basura, No Problema) (1992)
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Story: Sam and Miguel are your typical come-what-may laborers, collecting garbage in flashy subdivisions. In their workplace, they get maltreated by two of their co-workers, sometimes getting them into trouble.
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Stir Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe, have no jobs and no prospects. They decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, and land jobs as woodpeckers to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Our man has about everything against him : he is short, weak, so simple, with an IQ far below the average. There is no wonder why he keeps on being teased by his friends, parents and even fiancee. But circumstances will turn him into a hero and then ...
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Pros & Cons (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Framed for crimes they didn't commit, two small-timers are headed up the river without a paddle. Now, the only thing that can bail them out is a case of mistaken identity. It's the hysterical prison comedy that's so funny, it's ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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34%
The Hijack That Went South (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aarno Lamminparras hijacked an airplane with a gun in 1978. A true story.
Style: humorous, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, feel good ...
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Penelope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When James met Penelope at a club, it took all of three weeks before they were married. But after the marriage, other women became attracted to James and he kept getting promoted, which took him away from Penelope. So Penelope puts on a disguise and ...
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The Sicilian Clan (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Roger Santet is a convicted murderer sprung from prison by the Sicilian clan headed by the aging Vittorio Manalese. They conspire to steal a large cache of jewels from an exhibit in Rome. As they are preparing for the heist, the mobster's ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, heist, one last job, gangsters, revenge, prison escape, unfaithful wife, sicilian, toy airplane, airplane, jewel theft, police detective ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, venice, italy, paris france, southern italy ...
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Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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32%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, buddies, partners, crimes, misfit partners, odd couple, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crime, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, prison, planning, disguise, release from prison, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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After the Fox (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Criminal mastermind 'The Fox' sets up a phony film production and masquerades as it's director as part of a plan to smuggle a stolen gold shipment into Italy.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, heist, prison, satire, filmmaking, crimes, crime, aging, village, cons and scams, village life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, egypt, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, disorder, friends, cons and scams, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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