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, tribe, savage, big city, playing piano

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, light and cult film films with plots about adventure, fantasy world, death, farce, disorder, escapades and chase mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Nowhere Man: King of the Reindeer (1970), Terrible Jungle (2020), The Bird People in China (1998), The Blue Tiger (2012), The African (1983). 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: jealousy, palace intrigue, marriage, king, conspiracy, hunting, body swapping, fiancee, singing
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Terrible Jungle (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: French Guyana, not so long ago. Eliott, a young and naive anthropology researcher, goes on an expedition to study the Otopis, a mysterious tribe from the Amazon rainforest. It is also an opportunity for him to get away from the grip of his ...
Style: absurd, funny, humorous, idiotic
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 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.
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Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia
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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, humorous, offbeat
Plot: on the road, tribe, self discovery, memory loss, village, village life, gem, gangsters, adventure, countryside, amnesia, literature ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, china, asia
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The Blue Tiger (2012)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: tribe, archaeology, bodyguard, native, kidnapping, artifact, reporter, quest, massacre, conference, sword, samurai ...
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The African (1983)
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Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
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