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Carry on Columbus (1992)
 3.3
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Carry on Columbus (1992)
Original name: Carry On Columbus
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, not serious
Plot: sea, ship, adventure, parody, ocean or sea, gender bending, ambition, adventurer, satire, obsessive quest, farce, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, culture clash, expedition, camp, sultan, butt naked, navigation
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, europe, ottoman empire

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films with plots about farce, disorder, escapades, parody, adventure, danger and silly humor mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like Carry on Columbus: Cabin Boy (1994), Yellowbeard (1983), Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981), The Bobo (1967), Are You Being Served? (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Carry on Jack (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: ship, heroes, adventurer, battles, cruise, disorder, ocean or sea, captivity, battle zone, mistaken identity, rebelliousness, military life ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: england, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Carry on in the Legion (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: parody, desert, farce, foreign legion, military, escapades, silly humor, military life, disorder, anti hero, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Carry on Pimpernel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid their French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: farce, parody, guillotine, french revolution, sister, sword fight, brother, duel, wig, legend, aristocrat, chateau ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s, 1790s
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Carry on Up the Jungle (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle is searching for the rare Oozalum bird. Everything is going ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: jungle, parody, gang, misfit, danger, silly humor, anti hero, world war one, disorder, wilderness, farce, nothing goes right ...
Time: victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.4
 8K
Cabin Boy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, mistaken identity, prank, adventurer, danger, goofy hero, prostitute, nothing goes right, ship, justice, catastrophe, dumb ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 7K
Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, saga, exciting, not serious, cult movie cast ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure, reluctant partners, escapades, crimes, ship, disorder, friends, ocean or sea, bet, map ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the Headquarters of the T.I.A. (Terminal Intelligence Agency), someone has stolen Professor Bacterio's most dangerous invention, the D.O.T. (Demoralizer of Troops), an artifact that ends up in the hands of a very short, wacky dictator who is ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: secret agents, parody, heroic mission, private detective, goofy hero, adventure, investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, track down, inventor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Carry on Cruising (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the ...
Style: not serious, entertaining, melancholic, light, humorous
Plot: ship, cruise ship, sea, escapades, cruise, goofy hero, parody, romance, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 715
The Bobo (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Unsuccessful singing bullfighter Juan arrives in Barcelona to try his luck in a big town. He finally persuades a devious local impresario to book him, but only on the condition that Juan first manages to spend an evening with Olimpia, a "shrewd ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gender, partners, goofy hero, fish out of water, culture clash, gender bending, farce, fall in love, mistaken identity ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Are You Being Served? (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The clothing department's floor requires renovation; rather than let the staff sit idle while the area is closed off, the management sends them on a paid holiday in Costa Plonka, a fictional city in Spain. Their hotel and its surroundings prove ...
Style: witty, humorous, biting, talky, not serious ...
Plot: hotel, farce, department store, store, tv show, workplace situations, resort, disorder, revolution, social differences, rebelliousness, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as "Memento," "Pulp Fiction," ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, nothing goes right, filmmaking, obsessive quest, crime gone awry, mistaken identity, goofy hero, mentally challenged, gender bending, mate swapping, hostage, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: misfit, adventure, farce, escapades, imaginary, obsessive quest, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, geek, collector, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, sword fight, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, gender, escapades, folk hero, undercover, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Carry on Henry VIII (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of her in his usual manner, Henry has to find some way of doing ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, not serious
Plot: farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, innuendo, couples, odd couple, state affairs, dishonesty, goofy hero, disorder, royal family, couple relations ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Carry on Dick (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. Little do they know that the priest leads a double life. Then ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious
Plot: farce, highwayman, countryside, ambiguity, criminal, parody, disorder, satire, clergy, investigation, gang, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Carry on Cleo (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, cult film
Plot: parody, roman empire, slave auction, conqueror, ancient egypt, caveman, cleopatra, slave, rivalry, heroic mission, disorder, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: egypt, europe, england, britain, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Great Match (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about the attempts of tribal groups around the world to watch a soccer match.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental
Plot: obsessive quest, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, escapades, race against time, ambition, globalization, travel, desert, world cup, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, brazil, asia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, satirical, clever ...
Plot: adventurer, rivalry, expedition, ocean or sea, pirate, loss of friend, submarine, dysfunctional family, adventure, vengeance, friendship, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, entertaining, light ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, filmmaking, in the woods, disorder, buddies, escapades, survival, media satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Comic Book: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: superhero, artists and showbiz, farce, escapades, obsessive quest, parody, disorder, filmmaking, buddies, media satire, figment, rivalry ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Bunny Guards (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, offbeat, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, silly humor, disorder, farce, rivalry, escapades, odd couple, danger, curses spells and rituals, save the lady, evil sorcerer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 7K
Search Party (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two oafs must rescue their stranded pal in Mexico.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, buddies, escapades, disorder, farce, friends, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), twentysomething life, sexual content, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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When Nature Calls (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, family relations, parody, urban, family life, showbiz, wilderness, city life, mountain, disorder, escapades, camp ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, farce, smuggling, cheating, car race, silly humor, adventure, ambition, partners, chase, escapades, buddies ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, rome italy, scotland, france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Digby Geste (Feldman) and his ‘identical’ twin brother Beau (York) compete with their stepmother (Ann-Margeret) over possession of a priceless family heirloom.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, foreign legion, desert, adventure, disorder, farce, siblings relations, goofy hero, camel, brother brother relationship, jewelry, jewel theft ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
That Man from Rio (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, crimes, nothing goes right, daring rescue, cons and scams, danger, escapades, romance, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 72K
Fool's Gold (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan has sunk his marriage to Tess and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he ...
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, ocean or sea, yacht, boat, rivalry, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, divorce, escapades, scuba diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, caribbean, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 3K
Royal Tramp (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of Wilson Bond, a pimp who after saving Chan, the leader of the Heaven and Earth society, a revolutionary group, is made a member. After a botched first assignment for the group, he is made a servant to the Prince, the very person the ...
Style: stylized, epic, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: eunuch, martial arts, cons and scams, parody, master and servant, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, silly humor, farce, power relations ...
Place: asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 1K
Fathom (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While touring abroad in Europe, beautiful American skydiver Fathom Harvill gets wrapped up in international intrigue when Scottish spy Douglas Campbell recruits her to help him on a secret mission. Before long, Fathom realizes that no one around ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat chase, parody, espionage, chase, train, bikini, parachute, adult humor, female protagonist, female spy, james bond spoof, skydiving ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, asia, europe, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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