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Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
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Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Original name: Chi trova un amico trova un tesoro
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 manipulates the ship's compass so that Charlie is not aware that he is sailing to the treasure island. But when they step on the island, they discover that it is not as abandoned as they believed: there are some natives - and a Japanese soldier still defending the treasure
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, crimes, ship, ocean or sea, friends, partners, adventurer, obsessive quest, map, bet, danger, farce, buddies, escapades, disorder, reluctant partners, silly humor, fistfight, fight, gang, soldier, sun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, realistic and semi serious films with plots about adventure, escapades, disorder, farce, partners, friends and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Keep Your Hands Off the Island: Crime Busters (1977), I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979), All the Way Boys (1972), Romancing the Stone (1984), Go for It (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, friends, heist, law enforcement, odd couple, partners against crime, partners, misfit, buddies, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animals, animal, animal life, adventure, partners, save the day, odd couple, reluctant partners, siblings relations, disorder, family relations, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
All the Way Boys (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot involves "Mr. Big", who is buying the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, airplane, adventure, fish out of water, treasure hunt, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, danger, odd couple, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, unlikely couple, adventure, opposites attract, map, escapades, danger, stranded, gem, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 9K
Go for It (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, eurospy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: odd couple, parody, mistaken identity, fistfight, cia, undercover, adventure, mad scientist, crimes, partners, heroes, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gambling, step siblings, disorder, police detective, farce, family relations, buddies, cons and scams, working undercover, rivalry, fighting crime, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
They Call Me Renegade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While on his travel across the Southwestern United States, with his Jeep CJ Renegade and his chestnut colt named Joe Brown, Luke meets Matt, son of a friend of his, Moose, who is in jail. Moose asks Luke to take care of Matt, and to help him to take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: farce, horse, hopes, lone wolves, dishonesty, disorder, renegades, cons and scams, custody, mistaken identity, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Turn the Other Cheek (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two missionaries (Bud Spencer and Terence Hill) come into conflict with the authorities when they turn their missionary into a parrot farm. The Bishop of Maracaibo calls them his 'black sheep' and the Monsignore has been called to check on ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: fistfight, brawl, fighting the system, clergy, escapades, dishonesty, society, rebellion, farce, satire, disorder, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colombia, latin america, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, gang, law enforcement, friendship, heist, confined, crime, dishonesty, partners, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ocean or sea, battles, pirate ship, rivalry, ship, map, escapades, daring rescue, danger, island ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Style: buddy movie, semi serious, exciting, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, bumper car, hitman, car accident, crime boss, truck driver, friends, disorder, ambition, contests and competitions, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Aces Go Places IV: You Never Die Twice (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Baldy and King Kong shuttle between New Zealand and Hong Kong to recover a hi-tech prism that can impart superhuman powers.
Style: not serious, exciting, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, law enforcement, babies and infants, martial arts, odd couple, criminal heroes, friends, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, car chase, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Banana Joe (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bud Spencer plays Banana Joe, a brawny yet friendly man who lives in a small rainforest village called Amantido with a huge number of his own children and regularly delivers bananas to a South American river port (hence his name). One day, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy movie, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: crimes, good versus evil, disorder, casino, gangsters, rise to the top, supportive spouse, dishonesty, misfit, village, gambling, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, africa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A master thief is duped by lookalikes for James Bond and the Queen of England into stealing a valuable gem from a heavily guarded location then must help the police recover it.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, master criminal, odd couple, goofy hero, crimes, chase, secret agents, crime, partners, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Flatfoot in Egypt (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Rizzo, Bigfoot (Piedone by nickname) and Marshal Caputo go to Egypt and look for Professor Cerullo, who is missing. The professor has discovered an insect that can smell where oil is and lots of criminals are interested in it. ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, law enforcement, escapades, danger, partners, missing person, crimes, crime, silly humor, fistfight, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, obsessive quest, adventurer, adventure, partners against crime, heroic mission, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 91K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, danger, archaeology, car chase, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, sahara desert, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A detective investigates a forgery ring in historical Korea. In the 19th year of Jeonjo’s reign, Kim Min, Joseon’s top detective, who used to be a King’s secret messenger, has been banished to a remote island for some unclear reasons. The only ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, adventure, escapades, missing person, mystery, island, crimes, track down, martial arts, partners, geisha ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends who own an investment firm turn to a policeman friend for help when they are framed for robbery by a gang of antiquities smugglers.
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, chase, crimes, criminal heroes, goofy hero, partners, reluctant partners, buddies, unlikely partners, crime, partners against crime, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: puppet, treasure hunt, island, young heroes, treasure, pirate, adventure, puppets, family, show tunes, rescue, orphan ...
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29%
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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, escapades, disorder, farce, friends, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), twentysomething life, sexual content, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mad Mission Part 2: Aces Go Places (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An assassin called Filthy Harry is hired by a shady figure and charged with killing the heroes. The men are framed twice for different robberies by King Kong's new girlfriend, nearly committed to a mental hospital by their devious boss, and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, goofy hero, gangsters, gang, crime, chase, law enforcement, odd couple, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirk Redgrave and Flint Weaver met only three weeks ago. But that hasn't stopped them from becoming the greatest pirates the Great Salt Lake has ever known. Still, pirate life isn't all that it's cracked up to be. For Kirk, it's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, danger, escapades, friends, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Twelve Chairs (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, cynical ...
Plot: con artists, treasure, partners, crimes, treasure hunt, soviet, jewelry, furniture, escapades, adventure, cons and scams, improv ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.6
 11K
Delta Farce (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, friendship, comedy of errors, gang, danger, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battles, battle, village, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 1K
Dudes (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: punk, road trip, on the road, obsessive quest, mentally unstable, buddies, partners, misfit, injustice, fish out of water, love triangle, cowboy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, love and romance, happy ending, novelist, couple relations, escapades, archaeologist, writer's life, lifestyle, treasure, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
You Can't Win 'Em All (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former U.S. Army soldiers, Adam Dyer and Josh Corey, join a band of Turkish mercenaries in 1922 Turkey whom are hired by Osman Bey, a local governor, to escort his three daughters to Smyran and to protect a gold shipment that is to accompany ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, buddy movie
Plot: battles, soldier, airplane, intrigue, danger, escapades, rivalry, heroes, military, adventure, partners, rescue ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Finds Indy vagabonding around the South Pacific on a treasure hunt for a fabled lost diamond. The war in Europe ends but a new adventure begins for Indy when a mysterious man's dying words, "The eye of the peacock!" send him and Remy ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, pirate, heroes, adventurer, adventure, escapades, danger, secret place, disorder, deathtrap, world spanning, turban ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1918, 1900s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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