Movies like Every Which Way But Loose

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Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
 6.3
 20K
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Original name: Every Which Way but Loose
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, offbeat, realistic, surprise ending, road movie, sexy, harsh, intense, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beer, on the road, orangutan, biker, fishing, motel, overweight, camping, waitress, threesome, meat hook, gambling, country, buddies, contests and competitions, monkey, track down, fall in love, ambition, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry, chases and races, friends, bet ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Every Which Way But Loose

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about chase, vengeance, catastrophe, dialogue, brutality, mentor and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Every Which Way But Loose: Any Which Way You Can (1980), Bronco Billy (1980), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Let It Ride (1989), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980). 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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, mafia, motorcycle gang, fight, orangutan, country, buddies, on the road, gangsters, contests and competitions, monkey, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 9K
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, small town, cowboy, americana, false accusation, pregnancy, bribery, presumed dead, romance, showbiz, love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s
Place: idaho, montana, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, beer, on the road, speed, sheriff, driver, anti hero, dancer, money, friendship, escape, biker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, texas, arkansas, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, luck, bet, farce, buddies, romance, contests and competitions, friendship, cons and scams, nothing goes right, fall in love, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: road movie, not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, elephant, on the run, girlfriend, transportation, prosecution, truck, race against time, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, mississippi, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 5K
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, stuntman, friendship, rivalry, filmmaking, chase, bar fight, actor's life, buddies, contests and competitions, showbiz, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 10K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the road, on the run, counterfeit money, track down, chases and races, criminal heroes, gang, lovers on the run, rescue, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, chase, magnet, military uniform, alter ego, highway, monkey, old woman, slave, tunnel, hotel ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, connecticut, usa, cross country, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, not serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Plot: chase, on the road, rivalry, adventure, car race, adventurer, buddies, contests and competitions, underdog, race against time, escapades, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: cross country, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: road movie, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, car chase, crime gone awry, crime, on the road, treasure hunt, chases and races, adventure, outlaw, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 8K
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: photographer, gangsters, private detective, crime, buddies, master criminal, mystery, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 18K
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, bus, prostitute, extradition, motorcycle, organized crime, hitman, police corruption, on the road, biker, mexican standoff, corrupt official ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 35K
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: clever, talky, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: chase, zoo, sexual attraction, fbi, machine gun, piranha, on the run, verbal byplay, criminal's revenge, fugitives, drug addiction, poison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 41K
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, realistic, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, parody, gunfight, farce, heroin, cia, organized crime, veteran, african american, hotshot hero, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action
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
Plot: desert, pornography, arab, comedy team, money laundering, pornographer, laundromat, lust, limousine, gas station, comedy of errors, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious, realistic, intense, surreal
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, car race, adventurer, underdog, starting over, capture, sport, contests and competitions, escapades, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 23K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: semi serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, rescue, police investigation, ransom, buddies, crime, master criminal, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, desert, murder, femme fatale, martial arts, chase, drugs/alcohol, on the run, eroticism, sports car, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, lottery, robbery, chase, ghetto, african american, gangsters, nightclub, nothing goes right, buddies, male friendship, urban ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.5
 647
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, on the road, buddies, adventure, motorcycle, biker, gangsters, chase, political corruption, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: 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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: competition, prank, academy, buddies, chase, goofy hero, governor, partners against crime, contests and competitions, officers and cadets, basic training, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
They Call Me Bruce? (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Get set for all the zany fun in this hilarious comedy about an Asian immigrant that everyone calls "Bruce", because of his resemblance to the legendary Bruce Lee. Bruce unknowingly works as cook for the Mob and is duped into making ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, psychotronic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gang, undercover, culture clash, gangsters, goofy hero, hidden identity, drug dealing, cons and scams, mistaken identity, working undercover, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, las vegas, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 494
Rescue Me (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fraser's unrequited love for the beautiful and rich Ginny gets a chance to prove itself, when she is suddenly kidnapped. He teams up with rebel Mac, who's got a score to settle with the kidnappers. Together they cross the country, looking ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, exciting
Plot: high school, kidnapping, motorcycle, buddies, on the road, nothing goes right, chase, obsessive quest, romance, rescue, vengeance, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 5.8
 32K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, on the road, drug lord, police, on the run, friendship, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, buddies, bullet wound, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.5
 6K
Simon Sez (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tattooed Interpol agent helps an old classmate find the kidnapped daughter of a computer software tycoon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, secret agents, adventure, espionage, race against time, save the day, working undercover, tough heroes, crimes, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 4K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, fish out of water, police investigation, crime, on the run, gangsters, extradition, fugitives, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.3
 411
Superchick (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tara B. True is a flight attendant who makes a weekly swing through New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. In each city, she has a man: Edward, older and wealthy; Johnny, a beach bum with gambling debts; and, Davey, a rock musician on the cusp of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disco, martial arts, femme fatale, airplane, karate, stewardess, hijacking, fighting crime, exploitation, crimes, hotshot hero, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 13K
Coogan's Bluff (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coogan (Clint Eastwood) an Arizona deputy sheriff goes to New York to pick up a prisoner. While escorting the prisoner to the airport he escapes and Coogan heads into the City to recapture him.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, chase, escape, culture clash, extradition, crime, chases and races, law enforcement, nothing goes right, urban, fugitives, lovers on the run ...
Time: 1960s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, propaganda film, entertaining ...
Plot: military, marine, platoon, redemption, war, boot camp, idealism, military base, lone wolves, starting over, recruit, officer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: north carolina, medical school, battleship, caribbean, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 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, beggar, vengeance, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, rivalry, master villain, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, kung fu ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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