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Ernest Rides Again (1993)
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Ernest Rides Again (1993)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buffoonish Ernest and his dimwitted pal Abner unearth a huge cannon reputed to contain the crown jewels of England.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: gun, college, family, family life, on the run, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, down on your luck, farce
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Ernest Rides Again

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about family, disorder, family relations, family life, escapades, nothing goes right and youth mostly in Family, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Ernest Rides Again: Ernest in the Army (1998), Ernest Goes to Africa (1997), Ernest Goes to School (1994), Ernest Goes to Jail (1990), The Beverly Hillbillies (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ernest in the Army (1998)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell is now in the military as a soldier. Once he begins, him and his team investigates a dictator who was responsible for the wars in the nearly village. Suddenly, Ernest finds a lost boy and has to keep him safe until his father ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, satirical ...
Plot: family, golf, military life, disorder, boot camp, silly humor, anti hero, military, heroes, escapades, anti heroes, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa
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Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, and doesn't think that Ernest fits the bill. After ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, yo yo, family, mistaken identity, treasure hunt, family life, heist, escapades, nothing goes right, partners, adventurer ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ernest Goes to School (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jim Varney's recurring dim-bulb character Ernest P. Worrell returns in this film as a school bus driver seeking to obtain a high school diploma.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: high school, school bus, bus driver, youth, student life, college, college life, school, family life, catastrophe, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank employee, while Ernest undergoes Nash's sentence to the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: prison, electric chair, escapades, confined, crime gone awry, cons and scams, dishonesty, danger, misfit, criminal heroes, goofy hero, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife there are inevitably plenty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, satirical, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, arkansas, usa, los angeles
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Slam Dunk Ernest (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell becomes a basketball star after an angel bearing an uncanny resemblance to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives him a pair of magic sneakers.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, pre-teens
Plot: basketball, fish out of water, down on your luck, family, rivalry, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, human spirit, against the odds, sport team, friends, disorder ...
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully with, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, melancholic ...
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Time: 1940s, 40s
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ernest, a lovable loser who works as a summer camp handyman and dreams of becoming a guidance councilor, must find a way to inspire a group of juvenile delinquents while stopping a shady strip mining company from closing the camp as well.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, twist ending, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: farce, summer camp, camp, family, buddies, gang, mischievous children, goofy hero, partners, juvenile delinquency, misfit, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Audience: family outing
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Boatniks (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Audience: pre-teens, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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