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, big city, tribe, playing piano

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, semi serious and funny films with plots about adventure, danger, rivalry, parody, sword and sorcery, female nudity and mentor mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Nowhere Man: King of the Reindeer (1970), The Bird People in China (1998), Your Highness (2011), The African (1983), Weekend at Bernie's II (1993). 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: palace intrigue, hunting, conspiracy, fiancee, body swapping, marriage, singing, king, jealousy
⇓ 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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, comedy of errors, fish out of water, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, inventor, disorder, goofy hero, 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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: tribe, on the road, village life, memory loss, self discovery, village, gangsters, adventure, gem, mother nature, remote village, countryside ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 96K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: humorous, absurd, exciting, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, farce, escapades, rivalry, kidnapping, knight, wizards, adventure, anti heroes, giant, save the princess, siblings relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: archaeology, bulletproof vest, massacre, professor, artifact, convention, kidnapping, sword, high school reunion, gangsters, samurai, tribe ...
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 721
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: poacher, football, elephant, airplane
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Will Our Heroes Be Able to Find Their Friend Who Has Mysteriously Disappeared in Africa (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A rich businessman is fed up with work, family, society, and goes with a friend to Africa, in search of another friend who had vanished there in mysterious circumstances. They will find him alright - as a tribal chief, surrounded with lots of ...
Style: italian comedy, surprise ending
Plot: african, social issues, third world, family crisis, entrepreneur, priest, female nudity, friendship, portuguese, odd couple, family relations, odyssey ...
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody's favorite stiff is back! Working fools Larry Wilson and Richard Parker have uncovered a dirty, little secret: Their former boss, Bernie Lomax, embezzled $2 million and placed it in a safe deposit box in the Caribbean. Now, the boys ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, embezzlement, farce, buddies, dishonesty, fish out of water, comedy of errors, cons and scams, heist, crimes, odd couple, stash ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Rise of the Fellowship (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randall Dooley is a geek. His three best friends are geeks too. He works in a game shop, he spends all his free time playing online games, his older brother bullies him unmercifully, his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: siblings relations, computers and web, friends, adventure, buddies, contests and competitions, rivalry, flash drive, sword and sorcery
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ 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, cult film, surreal, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 10K
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, tv show, couple relations, hostage, hostages, crumbling marriage, media satire, television, satire, axe, wrestling ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
⇓ 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, fish out of water, survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, misfit, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 5K
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, scenic, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: monster, adventure, half breed, battles, sword and sorcery, escapades, battle, imaginary, heroes, exile, magic, creature ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 3K
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, psychedelic, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, satire, seduction, guru, teenage life, sexual relations, love and romance, femme fatale, youth, family problems, teenager, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: california, new york, europe, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, humorous, semi serious
Plot: belly dancer, black magic, dinosaur, wizards, escapades, adventure, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ 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, humorous, semi serious, scary
Plot: dinosaur, cave woman, imaginary kingdom, treasure hunt, escapades, imaginary, deadly, supernatural, adventurer, danger, mutant, female nudity ...
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 7.6
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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, danger, rescue, youth, rivalry, real world, role playing, geek, parody, college life, rpg
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: lion, costume, fight, quest, explosion, role playing, penis joke, magic, playground, troubled production, murder, sad ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: female nudity, female warrior, femdom, matriarchy, male bondage, switching roles, man forced to strip, amazon tribe, captive, jungle, queen, gender roles ...
⇓ 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, technology, orphan, magic, hunter, greed, knight, king, assistant, adventure, danger, intrigue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: battlefield, beefcake martial arts, bare breasts, team, sword, villain, disarming someone, brawl, bare chested male fighting, martial arts, peplum, wrestling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
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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: mask, balloon, theater, male female relationship, face mask, parable, surrealism, carnival, journey, angel, kingdom, theatre production ...
⇓ 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, tradition, marquis, cannibalism, princess, starvation, chicken, farce, satire
⇓ 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, beer, priest, expressionism, dancing, surrealism, trumpet, angel, fire, puppet show, fight, palm tree ...
⇓ 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: beach, ocean, sex, island, high society, cannibalism, desertion, yacht, castaway, sun, dune, rescue ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: analyst, guilt, architect, boxing, female nudity, psychotherapy, erotica, sex
⇓ 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: daughter, disappearance, catacombs, postman, missing daughter, cave, father daughter relationship, underground, orchestra, steampunk, bookstore, lost world
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 13K
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, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, beast, danger, heroes, imaginary, goofy hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ 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: bikini girl, teenage girl in swimwear, divorce, vacation, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, escape, father son relationship, captain, single father, karate, teenage girl ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 38K
Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, knight, castle, misfit, adventure, medieval, king, save the kingdom, goofy hero, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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