Movies like Cannonball Run II

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Cannonball Run II (1984)
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Cannonball Run II
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic, road movie, awful, sexy, entertaining, funny
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, gangsters, race, on the road, adventurer, racing, buddies, adventure, kidnapping, odd couple, lame, underdog, fight scenes, cars, mentor, contests and competitions, car chase, magnet, military uniform, alter ego, highway, monkey, slave, tunnel, old woman ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, connecticut, usa, cross country, las vegas
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Smokey and the Bandit
Action, Comedy
USA
96 min.
 6.9
Hooper
Action, Comedy
USA
99 min.
 6.3
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Most similar movies to Cannonball Run II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and melancholic films with plots about chase, dialogue, catastrophe, runaway, mentor, culture clash and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Cannonball Run II: Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Hooper (1978), Cannonball Fever (1989), Any Which Way You Can (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cannonball Run
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: chase, adventure, underdog, race, motorcycle, parody, beer, racing, adventurer, kung fu, cars, alter ego ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Smokey and the Bandit II
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, road trip, on the road, desert, beer, cars, on the run, racing, justice, race against time, elephant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, cross country, mississippi, texas, florida
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
Smokey and the Bandit
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, beer, car chase, police, road trip, on the road, cars, revenge, motorcycle, justice, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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    User:   86%
 
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Hooper
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, chase, actor's life, mentor, fight scenes, buddies, stuntman, friendship, contests and competitions, cars, lone hero, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   68%
    User:   58%
 
Cannonball Fever
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense, surreal
Plot: chase, car chase, racing, on the road, adventurer, underdog, cars, contests and competitions, mentor, greed, family, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., cross country
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System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Any Which Way You Can
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
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System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
Loose Cannons
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, amateur detective, crime, buddies, master criminal, chase, odd couple, family, catastrophe, partners against crime, farce ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
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They Call Me Bruce?
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Get set for all the zany fun in this hilarious comedy about an Asian immigrant that everyone calls "Bruce", because of his resemblance to the legendary Bruce Lee. Bruce unknowingly works as cook for the Mob and is duped into making ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 80s
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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The Big Bus
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, bus, cannibalism, nothing goes right, fish out of water, bowling, anti heroes, life philosophy, adventure, chase, camp, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, new york, tokyo
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System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
Things Are Tough All Over
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throught the car.
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, pornography, drugs, chase, road trip, comedy of errors, on the road, nothing goes right, drug abuse, fish out of water, bounty hunter, dreams ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, midwest, chicago illinois
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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D.C. Cab
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, workplace situations, nothing goes right, urban, city life, stupidity, society, disorder, underdog, twists & turns, unlikely partners, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
McHale's Navy
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, farce, save the day, uninhibited rivalry, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, danger, military, heroes, terrorist, u.s. navy, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
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System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
Every Which Way But Loose
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beer, on the road, country, buddies, motorcycle, violence, chase, farce, contests and competitions, fight scenes, track down, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, san francisco, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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Three Fugitives
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bank robbery, chase, crime, comedy of errors, on the run, nothing goes right, fugitives, hostage, odd couple, reluctant partners, happy ending, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
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Carquake!
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, adventurer, dark hero, cars, racing, violence, buddies, hostages, adventure, underdog, dialogue ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
Armed and Dangerous
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: corruption, crime, gangsters, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, murder, motorcycle, airport, odd couple, chase, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
Beverly Hills Ninja
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, murder, heroic mission, mistaken identity, culture clash, stupidity, fish out of water, dumb, mentor, parody, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, beverly hills, california, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
Police Academy 3: Back in Training
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, police, buddies, goofy hero, male nudity, partners against crime, prank, contests and competitions, officers and cadets, competition, basic training, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The town sheriff and a madame team up to stop a television evangelist from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed "Chicken Ranch."
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: romance, prostitute, country, prostitution, fighting the system, music, dancing, broadway, love and romance, dance, camp, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
The Bounty Hunter
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Milo Boyd is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is rather satisfying, as he finds out that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole -- but she has no intention of getting nabbed without a fight. Complicating matters, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, romantic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, bounty hunter, screwball, car chase, odd couple, murder, battle of the sexes, on the run, chases and races, escapades, chase, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
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Bird on a Wire
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: clever, exciting, road movie, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, criminal's revenge, verbal byplay, lawyer, fugitives, corruption, violence, motorcycle, hidden identity, lone hero, zoo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
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Taxi
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, car chase, chase, bank robbery, buddies, urban, crime, odd couple, cars, bank, partners against crime, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
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Let It Ride
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, buddies, farce, drinking, racing, romance, contests and competitions, underdog, race, friendship, destiny, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
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System:   30%
    User:   24%
 
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Disorganized Crime
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, crime, small town, heist, chase, bank robbery, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, weapons, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, montana, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
 5.9
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Vegas Vacation
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, gambling, obsession, desert, farce, on the road, parents and children, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, road trip, casino, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   35%
 
 5.9
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Men at Work
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, amateur detective, death, buddies, crime, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, mentor, brothers, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   25%
 
 5.5
 8K
Volunteers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: jungle, chase, brainwashing, adventure, gambling, culture clash, village, gangsters, on the road, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: asia, thailand, yale university, new york, southeast asia
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System:   28%
    User:   24%
 
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger as his mode of transport. But his nemesis, Sheriff Buford T. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, road trip, on the run, justice, cars, race against time, car chase, camp, chases and races, mentor, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   25%
 

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