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Help! (1965)
 7.2
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Help! (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This Beatles film has an obscure Asian cult, that believes in human sacrifice, chasing Ringo after he accidentally put on the their victim's ceremonial ring. He is pursued by the cult, a pair of mad scientists, a member of a side cult that no longer believes in human sacrifice, and the London police who are trying to help.
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, absurd, light, feel good, cult film, exciting, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: the beatles, adventure, mad scientist, good versus evil, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, chase, cult, music, treasure hunt, heroes, friends, kidnapping, partners, music band, save the world, adventurer, danger, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, world domination, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, clever and weird films with plots about escapades, adventure, disorder, danger, mentor, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Musical genres. Some movies like Help!: A Hard Day's Night (1964), Magical Mystery Tour (1967), Jabberwocky (1977), The Harry Hill Movie (2013), Armour of God (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: the beatles, backstage, culture clash, artists and showbiz, generation gap, fame, music, lifestyle, musician's life, rehearsal, press conference, shaving ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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95%
Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, stylized, feel good ...
Plot: the beatles, rock music, surrealism, celebrity culture, imaginary kingdom, surfing, resort, bus, friendship, on the road, music band, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, parody, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, goofy hero, imaginary, danger, heroes, palaces castles and temples, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: secret agents, time travel, spy spoof, dumb, spy, undercover, farce, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Harry Hill Movie (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The comedy film sees TV Burp star Hill embark on a road trip to Blackpool with his Nan (Julie Walters) when he discovers that his hamster only has one week to live.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, on the road, goofy hero, chase, escapades, pets, disorder, silly humor, friendship, chases and races, theme park, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 19K
Armour of God (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, treasure, chase, treasure hunt, kidnapping, adventurer, auction, daring rescue, danger, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 8K
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, parody, saga, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, farce, adventure, silly humor, heroic mission, against the odds, siblings relations, danger, buddies, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Bunny Guards (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, silly humor, farce, disorder, danger, odd couple, escapades, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, save the lady, evil sorcerer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Back in Business (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After decades of domination by America and Russia there is a new competitor in the space race... Great Britain. The British Space Agency has designed an impressive new space buggy that all the big countries want to get their hands on, which provides ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical
Plot: comedy team, comedy of errors, heroic mission, reluctant partners, rise to the top, partners, heroes, race against time, dishonesty, adventurer, satire, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, partners, heroic mission, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, friends, disorder ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 1K
Gladiatress (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Offbeat sword-and-sandals comedy-adventure about three unlikely heroines (Doon Mackichan, Fiona Allen and Sally Phillips) who set out to thwart a Roman invasion and save Celtic Britain in their own unique and outrageous style.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, sexy, parody
Plot: tough girl, daring rescue, rivalry, adventure, save the day, danger, escapades, heroic mission, roman empire, seduction, strong female presence, save the kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, mad scientist, puppet, puppets, ufo, family, heroic mission, benign alien, rescue, escapades, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is a 1978 comedy film directed by John De Bello and starring David Miller. The film is a spoof of B-movies. Made on a budget of less than USD $100,000, the story involves tomatoes becoming sentient by unknown means and ...
Style: cult film, parody, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, tomato, rescue, espionage, survival, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, chaos, vegetable, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 61K
Time Bandits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, treasure, alternate dimension, adventurer, adventure, map, good versus evil, magic, giant, burglary, heroic mission, dwarf ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, ancient greece, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
How I Won the War (1967)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, battles, soldier, war, politics, working class, desert, wartime life, frame up, military life, basic training ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, europe, middle east, egypt, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, feel good, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, on the road, danger, rivalry, farce, adventure, fish out of water, life turned upside down, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 112K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, child spy, children, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, spy, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, fable, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
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Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 47K
Spies Like Us (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, secret agents, race against time, undercover, chase, kgb, adventure, working undercover, danger, escapades, mistaken identity, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, asia, washington d.c., soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, heist, adventure, family, muppets, friends, disorder, gem, performance, wanted, master criminal, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, treasure hunt, island, young heroes, treasure, pirate, adventure, puppets, family, show tunes, rivalry, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, escapades, danger, friends, curses spells and rituals, rebelliousness, ocean or sea, ocean, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Erik the Viking (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life.
Style: humorous, parody, offbeat, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: viking, satire, adventure, norse mythology, vikings, good versus evil, norse god, self discovery, friends, silly humor, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century, 10th century, 8th century, 11th century
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Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, misfit, escapades, farce, imaginary, obsessive quest, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, collector, geek, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, clever, controversial ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, dark humor, monty python, cult, graphic violence, sexuality, chaos, grim reaper, fish, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 1910s, 1870s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Russia, UK, France, Spain, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
Style: feel good, semi serious, absurd, non-linear, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, retirement home, escapades, comedy of errors, runaway, aging, wanted, chase, deadpan, starting over, sarcasm, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, spain, russia, soviet union, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space and aliens, outer space, farce, woman in danger, princess, daring rescue, master villain, race against time, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, comedy of errors, inventor, changing the past or future, escapades, race against time, impostor, goofy hero, misfit partners ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, disorder, fish out of water, friendship, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, rescue, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%