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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
Audience: kids
Plot: irony of fate, police, friendship, escapades, dishonesty, car, stealing a car, car theft, court, corruption, storytelling, soviet, streetcar, poetic justice, trial, stolen car
Place: ussr, russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, tense and suspense films with plots about friendship, escapades, crimes, police, dishonesty, society and romance 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: Japan, USA
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, suspense, tense, entertaining, cynical
Plot: vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, escapades, culture clash, life is a bitch, rivalry, friendship, betrayal, violence, revenge, sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, russia
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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: psychological, humorous, uplifting, romantic, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: south of france
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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: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: bowling, friendship, crimes, adaptation, couples, adventure, escapades, rivalry, love, violence, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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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: sincere, disturbing, captivating, humorous
Plot: ruse, strong female character, panic attack, hostage, saving a life, friendship, chase, escapades, crimes, youth, mentor, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: berlin germany
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Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 103 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: clever, feel good, humorous, witty, cerebral ...
Plot: con men, chase, business, romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, orphan, con artists, runaway, childhood, doctors, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, new york
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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: car, organized crime, driver, luxury car, driving, police, car theft, stealing a car, sports car, porsche, police van, mercedes
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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: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, workplace, gangsters, disorder, mistaken identity, politics, dishonesty, romance, fall in love, impossible love, love affair, boss and employee ...
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Place: germany
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An Almost Perfect Country (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pietramezzana, a remote village in the Lucan Dolomites, is likely to disappear. Its inhabitants, led by the volcanic Dominic do not give up and, believing that the opening of a factory may be the solution to all their troubles, they want to make ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: society, escapades, heroes, rich and poor, dishonesty, friends, happy ending, disorder, rivalry, friendship
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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: fairy tale, suspense, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, artists and showbiz, escapades, romance, adventurer, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance, cons and scams, fish out of water, runaway, statue comes to life ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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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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Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: "I Am Walking Along Moscow" aka "Ya Shagayu Po Moskve" (1963) is a charming lyrical comedy directed by Georgi Daneliya in 1963 that was nominated for Golden Palm at Cannes Film Festival. Daneliya proved that it is possible to ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, nostalgic
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Place: moscow russia, russia
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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: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, money, blackmail, friendship, police ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
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Lucky Break (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 108 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, intense, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: prison, romance, prison escape, moral ambiguity, prison life, fall in love, confined, buddies, cons and scams, crimes, social worker, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england
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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 ...
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Duration: 92 min.
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Duration: 128 min.
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Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, rough ...
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The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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