Movies like Every Which Way But Loose

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Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
 6.4
 23K
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who leads him on a screwball chase across the American Southwest. Nothing's in the way except a motorcycle gang, and legendary brawler Tank Murdock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, entertaining, harsh, intense, funny, light, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, orangutan, gambling, camping, motel, contests and competitions, fall in love, buddies, love and romance, ambition, track down, bet, dishonesty, biker, beer, monkey, fishing, fist fighting, waitress, overweight, meat hook, justice, road trip, mentor, happy ending ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, cult film and entertaining films with plots about chase, brutality, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, vengeance and runaway mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Every Which Way But Loose: Any Which Way You Can (1980), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Bronco Billy (1980), Let It Ride (1989), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, orangutan, fist fighting, monkey ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, beer, road trip, race against time, bet, on the road, speed, fiancee, anti heroes, anti hero, escape ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, georgia, alabama, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 11K
Bronco Billy (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, showbiz, pregnancy, americana, false accusation, friendship, presumed dead, bribery, cowboy, romance, gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, montana, idaho, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 5K
Let It Ride (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, blood donation, security guard, luck, friends, friendship, fall in love, farce, cons and scams, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, on the road, crimes, crime, treasure hunt, rivalry, adventure, partners, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 11K
Pink Cadillac (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Clint Eastwood plays a bounty hunter who helps out the wife of a bail-jumper after her child is kidnapped by neo-Nazi types.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the road, bail bondsman, criminal heroes, kidnapping, track down, chases and races, crimes, counterfeit money, gang, gunfight, cadillac ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, on the road, elephant, rivalry, crimes, misfit, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi, florida, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.4
 6K
Hooper (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, rivalry, filmmaking, bar fight, friendship, stuntman, chase, aging, partners, ambition, buddies, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, birmingham alabama, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, chase, magnet, highway, old woman, lie, hotel, alter ego, slave, monkey, hotel room ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 21K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, police corruption, bus, extradition, hitman, organized crime, on the road, ambush, tough cop, alcoholic, corrupt official ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 40K
Bird on a Wire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, fbi, disorder, criminal's revenge, hidden identity, testimony, couples, witnessing a crime, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger as his mode of transport. But his nemesis, Sheriff Buford T. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, on the run, buddies, race against time, silly humor, disorder, cross country ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.3
 669
Born to Ride (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stars of Starship Troopers are back in action! Mike (Casper Van Dien) decides to hit the road on his refurbished classic motorcycle along with best buddy Alex (Patrick Muldoon), but their trek takes a surprising turn when they become involved in ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, adventure, buddies, on the road, chase, escapades, chases and races, dishonesty, political corruption, heroes, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 35K
Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, danger, gang war, crime, crimes, love and romance, nothing goes right, beautiful scenery, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 46K
Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gunfight, organized crime, mob boss, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, heroic, martial arts, injustice, tough heroes, machismo ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 9K
City Heat (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: private detective, gangsters, photographer, brothel, crime, crimes, mystery, partners against crime, police detective, reluctant partners, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 35K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, police, drug lord, buddies, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, hidden identity, crimes, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Road Trip: Beer Pong (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It’s Road Trip - Beer Pong! Three college roommates are on the ride of their lives when they drop everything to join a bus full of sexy, scantily clad models to compete in the ultimate sport competition: the National Beer Pong Tournament.
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: university, looking for sex, on the road, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love and romance, youth, infidelity, road trip, bus, prank, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, maryland, atlanta georgia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Cannonball Fever (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, siblings relations, escapades, ambition, adventurer, rivalry, contests and competitions, crimes, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 20K
Jackass 2.5 (2007)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery mall, a sperm test, a portly crew member disguised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: profanity, chaos, danger, disorder, extreme sport, irresponsible, buddies, stupidity, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, trick, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, heroes, farce, good versus evil, cult, showdown, martial artist, goofy hero, boxing, silly humor, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throught the car.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: lust, desert, pornography, transvestite, laundromat, limousine, gas station, comedy team, french restaurant, latin, duo, submachine gun ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, chicago illinois, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, midlife crisis, motorcycle gang, motorcycle, on the road, self discovery, friendship, adventure, buddies, motorcycle chase, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby team up in this hilarious misadventure as buddies Steve and Wardell, who head uptown to a swanky nightclub. Unfortunately, thieves hit the club and steal Steve's wallet -- which happens to hold a winning lottery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, lottery, chase, robbery, ghetto, gangsters, goofy hero, nothing goes right, partners, chases and races, buddies, odd couple ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, beggar, orphan, hand to hand combat, escapades, graphic violence, rivalry, master villain ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 6K
Chasers (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Military men Rock Reilly and Eddie Devane are tasked with taking a prisoner, blonde bombshell Toni Johnson, on what becomes an unforgettable road trip. Toni, an enlistee who's in trouble for deserting her unit, soon proves that she's ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, road trip, embezzlement, prison, waitress, escapades, military life, dishonesty, soldier, power relations, betrayal, scam ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: academy, prank, competition, chase, farce, crimes, silly humor, contests and competitions, goofy hero, rivalry, partners against crime, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, rivalry, crimes, buddies, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, latin america, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 109K
Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, road movie, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, road trip, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, adventure, bet, race, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new mexico, nevada, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%