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Carry on Columbus (1992)
 3.3
 2K
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
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, farce, escapades, parody, adventure, danger and rivalry 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, adventure, escapades, parody, rebelliousness, captivity, best friends, pirate, rivalry, military, gang, adventurer ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: parody, desert, farce, foreign legion, rescue, escapades, adventure, save the day, anti heroes, heroes, military, 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: offbeat, realistic, witty, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: farce, parody, wig, chateau, french revolution, sword fight, brother, duel, guillotine, sister, aristocrat, legend ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s
Place: england, france
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: jungle, silly humor, parody, nothing goes right, adventure, escapades, anti heroes, disorder, world war one, rescue, wilderness, soldier ...
Time: victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, adventurer, mistaken identity, prank, danger, nothing goes right, goofy hero, prostitute, ship, justice, catastrophe, dumb ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, saga, exciting, not serious, cult movie cast ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, danger, disorder, buddies, partners, escapades, siblings relations ...
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: realistic, exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure, map, danger, bet, silly humor, adventure, obsessive quest, reluctant partners, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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: not serious, humorous, witty, exciting, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, secret agents, investigation, adventure, heroic mission, goofy hero, private detective, partners, disorder, odd couple, track down, inventor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ 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, cruise, escapades, goofy hero, parody, romance, boss and employee, nothing goes right, workplace situations, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 668
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: offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: partners, gender bending, couples, disorder, friends, culture clash, gender, love and romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, spain, italy
⇓ 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: biting, witty, talky, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: hotel, farce, department store, store, rebelliousness, social differences, revolution, tv show, rebellion, disorder, resort, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe, england
⇓ 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, obsessive quest, filmmaking, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, goofy hero, mate swapping, hostage, media satire, gender bending, mentally challenged ...
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, not serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, escapades, adventure, misfit, obsessive quest, imaginary, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, collector, geek, 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, adventurer, rivalry, disorder, dishonesty, folk hero, escapades, switching roles ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, not serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), innuendo, marriage, goofy hero, couple relations, state affairs, intrigue, infidelity, dishonesty, couples, royal family ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: witty, humorous, not serious, cult film
Plot: parody, roman empire, slave auction, cleopatra, ancient egypt, caveman, slave, rescue, nothing goes right, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, down on your luck ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: egypt, europe, england, britain, rome italy
⇓ 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: not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: farce, highwayman, countryside, criminal, ambiguity, parody, disorder, partners, clergy, satire, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
⇓ 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, race against time, ambition, escapades, globalization, travel, desert, world cup, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, brazil, mongolia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, disorder, filmmaking, survival, in the woods, obsessive quest, escapades, nothing goes right, buddies, media satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, disorder, farce, escapades, friends, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, twentysomething life, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ 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: not serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, rivalry, odd couple, silly humor, disorder, danger, save the lady, escapades, farce, curses spells and rituals, evil sorcerer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, submarine, loss of friend, dysfunctional family, vengeance, dangerous animal, escapades, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 4K
Spy Time (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adolfo, a thirty something security guard, is going through a bad patch. Not only his lifetime girlfriend has just to finished with him to be a guy with no ambition but, moreover, he becomes the target of a series of thugs led by Vázquez, a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: secret agents, parody, secret agent, fish out of water, save the day, misfit, espionage, secret identity, undercover, danger, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: offbeat, not serious, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: satire, family relations, parody, family life, wilderness, disorder, showbiz, urban, escapades, city life, mountain, brother sister relationship ...
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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, farce, cheating, car race, smuggling, contests and competitions, adventure, fall in love, escapades, on the road, car chase, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, rome italy, monte carlo, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, foreign legion, desert, adventure, farce, disorder, goofy hero, siblings relations, 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, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, daring rescue, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, escapades, romance, cons and scams, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: offbeat, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: superhero, disorder, friends, figment, parody, rivalry, filmmaking, farce, buddies, media satire, artists and showbiz, heroes ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: tour guide, tourist, on the road, disorder, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, culture clash, friends, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england, switzerland, belgium, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, yacht, ocean or sea, boat, rivalry, obsessive quest, divorce, beautiful scenery, escapades, scuba diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, spain, caribbean, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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