Movies like Nowhere Man 1961

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Nowhere Man (1961)
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Nowhere Man (1961)
Original name: Человек ниоткуда
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a young anthropologist's dream, he brings a member of the imaginary mountain tribe called Tapi to Moscow, in order to save him from being eaten by other tribesmen as well as to prove the tribe's existence to academia. The main character is probably based on Yeti.
Plot: football, savage, tribe, playing piano, big city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, semi serious and cult film films with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, sword and sorcery, heroes, female nudity and parody mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Nowhere Man: King of the Reindeer (1970), The Bird People in China (1998), The African (1983), 7 fois... par jour (1971), The Down-in-the-Hole Gang (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
King of the Reindeer (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A story of court intrigues, love, and betrayal. A vain king is turned into a stag and only true love can save him
Plot: singing, palace intrigue, body swapping, jealousy, king, marriage, conspiracy, fiancee, hunting
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, comedy of errors, fish out of water, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, disorder, goofy hero, misfit partners, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bird People in China (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wada (Masahiro Motoki), a salary man, is enlisted to venture off to China to investigate a potential Jade mine. After his arrival, Wada encounters a violent, yet sentimental, yakuza (Renji Ishibashi), who takes the liberty of joining his adventure ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: tribe, on the road, village, memory loss, adventure, village life, gangsters, self discovery, gem, mountain, literature, amnesia ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Iskul Bukol 20 Years After (Ungasis and Escaleras Adventure) (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Story: Vic Ungasis is an archaeologist who has recovered the Kali of Humabon and is looking for a partner sword, the Kampilan of Lapu-Lapu, plus the Peseta, one of Judas Iscariot's 30 pieces of silver which reportedly gives the bearer immortality. ...
Plot: bulletproof vest, reunion, reporter, class reunion, high school reunion, convention, professor, university, samurai, quest, traitor, artifact ...
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The African (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Charlotte (Catherine Deneuve) flies to East-Africa in order to build a touristic center near the Lake Williams where the pygmys live. Here she meets her husband Victor (Philippe Noiret), a devoted conservationist who left her three years ago to live ...
Plot: elephant, football, poacher, airplane
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Samson and His Mighty Challenge (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four muscular heroes fight the evil ruler of an oppressed people.
Plot: magic, combat, adventure hero, bare chested male fighting, team, crossover, superhero team, peplum, battlefield, warrior, battle, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
7 fois... par jour (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sex comedy about an architect from Quebec who suffers from guilt feelings over his excessive sex urge. He confesses all this to a beautiful female analyst.
Style: erotic
Plot: boxing, architect, analyst, guilt, female nudity, erotica, sex, psychotherapy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Down-in-the-Hole Gang (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Here we find a group of misfits who've given up on humanity and have decided to dwell below the pavement. The group has its own hierarchy, of course, and soon the conditions that drove them underground begin to manifest themselves without the ...
Plot: disappearance, daughter, father daughter relationship, underground, cave, postman, missing daughter, steampunk, orchestra, bookstore
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Celebration in the Botanical Garden (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: One of the lead characters is Maria, an inn keeper; always a bride but never a wife. She meets the newcomer Pierre, who disturbs the peace of the small village and teaches the locals how to enjoy life. The film is full of fireworks of lovely ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: village, stranger, dancing, wine, wedding, beer, carnival, garden, fight, trumpet, gardener, puppet show ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Puss 'n Boots (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mexican adaptation of the famed fairy tale.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: ogre, shepherd, cat, cannibalism, farce, chicken, satire, princess, tradition, marquis, starvation
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Suburban Knights (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Nostalgia Critic and his fellow reviewers from the website That Guy with the Glasses dress up as famous fantasy characters and go searching for a magic gauntlet hidden in suburban Illinois.
Plot: role playing, lion, penis joke, costume, murder, sad ending, suburbs, magic, troubled production, quest, playground, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Two Sane Nuts (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, Italy, Spain, Colombia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adventure movie directed by Ernst Hofbauer.
Plot: erotica, female warrior, switching roles, captive, female nudity, bare breasts, matriarchy, femdom, queen, jungle, amazon tribe, gender roles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Karnabal (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Story: Jaumet is about lo live his most unforgettable adventure. Traveling by car, he arrives in a village whose inhabitants are quite outlandishly, as if they were plunged in a rare carnival behavior.
Style: avant garde
Plot: male female relationship, consumerism, theatre production, parable, mime, journey, angel, theater, carnival, brainwashing, face mask, traveling salesman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Temptation Island (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dina (Dina Bonnevie), Suzanne (Jennifer Cortez), Bambi (Bambi Arambulo) and Azenith (Azenith Briones) join the famed Miss Manila Sunshine contest, which brought them together on a yacht cruise as part of the pageants semi-finals. By some freak ...
Plot: prize, bitch, dune, savagery, mirage, desertion, beauty pageant, swimming pool, cruise, swimsuit, beach, yacht ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A plane carrying beauty contestants crash lands on a deserted island. Captain Maximus Powers (Roberts) and co-pilot Mike Saunders (Schlatter) have to take care of their passengers, while avoiding the dangers of Jurassic Pork (a giant prehistoric ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, parody, island, castaway, survival, fish out of water, isolation, race against time, save the day, escapades, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Last Dragonslayer (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world where magic is being superceded by technology, an orphaned teen discovers her destiny to become a dragonslayer.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, tense
Plot: dragon, hunter, technology, orphan, magic, king, knight, assistant, greed, adventure, fantasy world, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Candy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a send-up of Voltaire's Candide. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychedelic ...
Plot: satire, seduction, guru, sexual relations, love and romance, teenage life, family problems, femme fatale, youth, teenager, obsession, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Monster Hunt (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Young monster kids try to make peace between the world of humans and the world of the monsters.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, exciting, scenic ...
Plot: monster, half breed, adventure, battles, heroes, imaginary, battle, exile, sword and sorcery, creature, escapades, magic ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Wizards of the Demon Sword (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ulric's daughter unites with warrior Thane against evil Lord Khoura, who covets the knife of Aktar.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: black magic, dinosaur, wizards, belly dancer, curses spells and rituals, adventure, kidnapping, nudity (full frontal - brief), wizards and magicians, rivalry, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Phantom Empire (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a man-eating cave creature appears with a fortune in uncut diamonds around his neck, Dr. Chambers' daughter Denae hires adventurers C & C Salvage to find the underground source of the gems. Accompanied by archeaological intern ...
Style: offbeat, scary, humorous, semi serious
Plot: dinosaur, cave woman, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, mutant, deadly, treasure hunt, danger, spear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Gamers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Sent on a quest to rescue a princess, four clueless players must guide their players through dangerous forests, ancient ruins, and past the girl next door.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: adventure, rescue, youth, danger, real world, rivalry, role playing, geek, parody, college life, rpg
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deathstalker II (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Deathstalker helps Reena the Seer out of a few jams, and she solicits his help for a bigger task. She reveals that she is actually Princess Evie, but the evil sorcerer had her abducted and cloned in order to seize control of the kingdom. Together ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: royal family, magic, adventure, heroes, vengeance, battles, rivalry, escapades, sorcerer, princess, zombie, archer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Escape from Atlantis (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to try to bring together his bickering family, a single father takes his three rebellious teenagers on a vacation trip to the Bahamas. They inadvertently wind up in the Bermuda Triangle, where they are whisked through a time portal and ...
Plot: teenage girl, teenager, sword and sorcery, sailboat, bikini girl, atlantis, captain, teen angst, teenage boy, escape, vacation, father daughter relationship ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dinosaur Island (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Welcome to lush Dinosaur Island, where a tribe of gorgeous cavedwelling warrior women satisfy the exotic fantasies of five downed military airmen. Fearsome battles with the island's ferocious maneating dinosaurs are the only disruption of their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cult film, sex comedy, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, island, cave woman, prodigy, catastrophe, misfit, deadly, rescue, daring rescue, heroes, danger, anti hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, adventure, beast, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, danger, imaginary, heroes, goofy hero, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ghost with Driver (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A chauffeur for a corrupt CEO, and a few hours later, his boss himself, are killed by the industrialist's associate. But their ghosts remain on Earth, and they try to tell the millionaire's teenage son the identity of the killer.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: ghost, family relations, workplace intrigue, parents and children, boss and employee, supernatural, workplace, afterlife, misfit partners, lottery, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hercules in New York (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hercules, superhero, folk hero, fish out of water, contests and competitions, legends and myths, obsessive quest, greek god, gangsters, super strength, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969, 20th century, twentieth century ...
Place: new york, usa, greece, empire state building manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Erik the Viking (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: viking, satire, adventure, norse mythology, parody, good versus evil, rivalry, friends, self discovery, danger, friendship, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: norway, australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, surreal, cult film, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, disorder, courage, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Stay Tuned (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Salesman Roy Knable spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen. One day, TV salesman Spike convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. The new addition to Roy's home entertainment ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, witty, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satellite dish, survival, couple relations, tv show, crumbling marriage, hostages, media satire, hostage, television, satire, axe, wrestling ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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