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Carry on Columbus (1992)
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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, obsessive quest, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder, hidden identity, culture clash, expedition, sultan
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, europe

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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 disorder, escapades, adventure, parody, danger, nothing goes right and adventurer 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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: ship, ocean or sea, battles, battle zone, pirate, danger, best friends, military, rivalry, adventurer, gang, parody ...
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, humorous, not serious
Plot: farce, desert, parody, foreign legion, rivalry, military, rescue, danger, soldier, escapades, save the day, military life ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: offbeat, witty, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, parody, sword fight, legend, wig, guillotine, aristocrat, brother, french revolution, sister, chateau, duel ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 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, teens, date night
Plot: adventure, prank, adventurer, mistaken identity, prostitute, goofy hero, nothing goes right, danger, ship, justice, dumb, friends ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: offbeat, not serious, humorous
Plot: jungle, anti heroes, nothing goes right, escapades, danger, misfit, adventurer, gang, rescue, adventure, parody, soldier ...
Time: victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, not serious, exciting, cult movie cast, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, rescue, adventurer, friends, partners, escapades, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure, partners, buddies, disorder, map, ship, adventurer, ocean or sea, friends, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 618
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: not serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, wife and husband lead actors
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, gender bending, couples, disorder, partners, buddies, culture clash, friends, farce, fish out of water, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, cruise, escapades, parody, goofy hero, romance, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, witty, not serious
Audience: date night
Plot: secret agent, chases and races, secret agents, investigation, track down, partners, disorder, parody, odd couple, private detective, adventure, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: biting, humorous, talky, witty, not serious
Plot: hotel, farce, department store, tv show, social differences, store, rebellion, rebelliousness, revolution, fish out of water, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, witty, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Plot: desire for fame, parody, disorder, survival, in the woods, filmmaking, escapades, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, buddies, artists and showbiz, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious
Plot: mistaken identity, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, crimes, media satire, hostages, parody, gender bending, mate swapping, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, exciting, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, parody, adventure, against the odds, dishonesty, folk hero, disorder, escapades, heroes, gays and lesbians, switching roles, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, witty, humorous
Plot: parody, roman empire, slave, slave auction, cleopatra, ancient egypt, rescue, down on your luck, dishonesty, royal family, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: egypt, europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, pirate, submarine, loss of friend, ocean or sea, dysfunctional family, vengeance, dangerous animal, escapades, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 69K
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: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, ocean or sea, adventurer, rivalry, yacht, obsessive quest, escapades, scuba diving, treasure, sunken treasure, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bahamas, florida, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of travelers from the United States race through seven countries in 18 days.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: tour guide, tourist, nothing goes right, couple relations, love and romance, escapades, romance, on the road, culture clash, disorder, fish out of water, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, west germany, england, france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: treasure hunt, island, treasure, puppet, adventure, puppets, pirate, family, danger, youth, heroes, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
For Love and Gold (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A group of rogues steal a scroll granting its bearer the property of the land of Aurocastro in Apulia (south of Italy). They elect a shaggy knight, Brancaleone from Norcia, as their leader, and decide to get possession of this supposedly wealthy ...
Style: not serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, exciting
Plot: knight, heroes, goofy hero, adventure, escapades, obsessive quest, misfit, adventurer, on the road, disorder, parody, cavalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Don Quixote Rides Again (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A new vision of the Knight of the sad figure, which lives obsessed by the chivalry and its codes of honor. Accompanied by his unusual squire Sancho Panza, Don Quixote recalls some of the adventures they've shared.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: master and servant, adventure, escapades, obsessive quest, rivalry, disorder, obsession, love and romance, unfulfillment, power relations, adventurer, old age ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, nothing goes right, daring rescue, crimes, disorder, danger, escapades, romance, cons and scams, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, chase, boat chase, bikini, spy, female spy, parachute, skydiving, james bond spoof, train, female protagonist, adult humor ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, asia, china, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Great Match (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A comedy about the attempts of tribal groups around the world to watch a soccer match.
Style: not serious, realistic, sentimental, witty, humorous
Plot: desert, contests and competitions, adventure, sport, chases and races, escapades, race against time, disorder, fish out of water, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, globalization ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, brazil, mongolia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 5K
Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: not serious, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, fear of flying, guillotine, wizards and magicians, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, friends, prank, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 715
Rising Damp (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Stingy English landlord Rigsby manages to scam his lodgers Cooper, an arts student, and Philip, an African jock, making both pay for a room they must share. However Rigsby's favorite lodger, miss Jones, now flirts with both boys rather then the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: disorder, friends, nothing goes right, adult virgin, down on your luck, mistaken identity, fight, cat, public humiliation, jealousy, sitcom, love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Just for the Record (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A year after the collapse of a low-budget British rom-com, documentary maker Andy Wiseman sets out to find out what went wrong. He speaks to the producer, Nicholas Johnson, an alcoholic whose office is a lap-dancing club, the writer, Flynn Beatty, ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: disorder, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, womanizer, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, film industry, strip club, actress, cinema, karate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bless This House (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The legendary Sid James stars as the head of a chaotic household in this movie spin-off from the hit ITV sitcom. Sid Abbott and his best mate Trevor (Peter Butterworth) enjoy home-brewing. Plans to turn their hobby into a profitable, if illicit, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: suburbs, suburban life, nothing goes right, couple relations, disorder, couples, family life, love and romance, parents and children, society, family relations, environmentalist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: not serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: misfit, farce, adventure, imaginary, obsessive quest, escapades, social misfits, geek, collector, british, betrayal
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Legend of Awesomest Maximus (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spoof of sword-and-sandal flicks such as “Gladiator,” “300″ and “Troy.” Following in the long tradition of National Lampoon, this ballsy comedy takes aim at “sword and sandal” movies of every era, with s special nod of the feathered ...
Style: humorous, not serious, toilet humor, entertaining, offbeat
Plot: parody, military, state affairs, disorder, soldier, gladiator, absurd humor, greek mythology, homosexual subtext, greek, mother son incest, female nudity ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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