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Watch Out for the Automobile (1966)
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Watch Out for the Automobile (1966)
Original name: Берегись автомобиля
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An insurance agent who moonlights as a carthief steals cars various crooks and never from the common people. He sells the stolen cars and gives the money to charity. His best friend, a cop, is assigned to bring in this modern robin hood.
Style: tense, sincere, captivating, suspense
Plot: car, car theft, irony of fate, poetic justice, police, stealing a car, friendship, dishonesty, escapades, storytelling, streetcar, court, trial, corruption, stolen car
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and suspense films with plots about friendship, police, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes and love mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Watch Out for the Automobile: Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992), The Trouble with You (2018), The Jesus Rolls (2019), Sweethearts (2019), Shooting Fish (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During Gorbachev's perestroika, a Chicago student, visits Moscow while the Soviet Union is changing from Communist to Wild West capitalist society. Purely by bad luck, he becomes a pawn in a dangerous cat and mouse game for a precious icon.
Style: captivating, tense, cynical, entertaining, suspense
Plot: vengeance, danger, crimes, corruption, smuggling, escapades, dishonesty, culture clash, life is a bitch, friendship, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, ussr
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Carnapping - Ordered, Stolen and Sold (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When designer Robert Meering returns from vacation, he discovers the company he worked for unexpectedly went bankrupt so he decides to visit his old boss. His former employer Banninger liquidated the company and claims that all designs of Robert are ...
Plot: organized crime, car driving, stealing a car, porsche, police, police van, car theft, mercedes, car, stolen car, sports car, luxury car ...
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The Trouble with You (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Yvonne is the widow of police chief Santi, a local hero in a town on the French Riviera. When she learns he was in fact a crooked cop, she tries to right his wrongs. Crossing paths with Antoine, a victim of Santi, sets off a series of wild ...
Style: romantic, uplifting, psychological, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Jesus Rolls (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hours after his release from prison, Jesus Quintana pairs up with fellow misfits Petey and Marie for a freewheeling joyride of petty crime and romance.
Style: humorous, disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sweethearts (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's double trouble when fate and an ill-executed diamond robbery throw Mel and Lise together in a race and chase against time.
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, disturbing
Plot: strong female character, ruse, panic attack, hostage, saving a life, friendship, youth, danger, chase, crimes, escapades, self defense ...
Time: contemporary
Place: berlin germany
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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, business, thief, scam, parole, nightclub, cheating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, new york, england
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The Irony of Love (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An affair which starts as a bet between a three girls suddenly become a big love story...
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, touching
Plot: love and romance, dishonesty, friendship, deception, escapades, goofy hero, society, wager, couples, disorder, youth
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Killing Is My Business, Honey (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A hit man whose mission is to prevent the printing of a tell-all book written by a former Mafioso, falls in love with the employee who may lose her job if the book doesn't get published.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, workplace, mistaken identity, disorder, impossible love, love affair, fall in love, politics, romance, dishonesty, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Formula of Love (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young aristocrat, Aleksei Fedyashev, is languishing in his family's country estate, spending his days reading poetry and confessing his love... to a statue. Upon hearing that famous Count Cagliostro is touring Russia and has created quite a ...
Style: biting, talky, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: fish out of water, cons and scams, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, escapades, dishonesty, love and romance, adventurer, romance, wizards and magicians, on the run, countryside ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Wedding Murders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Romance
Country: Canada
Story: Serial Killer Henry Sparks fall in love with his childhood sweetheart Detective Prospect Jenkins who is after him.
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Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Down Under (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, it is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide.
Style: captivating, suspense, rough, exciting, tense ...
Plot: chase, mother daughter relationship, racial slur, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, australian, violence, father daughter relationship, police, tattoo, rapper, threatened with a gun, ethnic slur ...
Place: new south wales, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Railway Station for Two (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Platon Ryabinin, a pianist, is traveling by train to a distant town of Griboedov to visit his father. He gets off to have lunch during a twenty minute stop at Zastupinsk railway station. He meets Vera, a waitress, after he refuses to pay her for the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, train, haunted by the past, nothing goes right, romance, down on your luck, disorder, false accusation, tragic love, station, chance meeting, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Born to Be a Criminal (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, tense, feel good, neo screwball comedy
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Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: sincere, sentimental, humorous, nostalgic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Off Beat (1986)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Who's Your Daddy (2016)
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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
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Me Him Her (2015)
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