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Hercules in New York (1970)
 3.3
 17K
Hercules in New York (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, light, captivating, surreal, offbeat, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hercules, superhero, folk hero, fish out of water, greek god, contests and competitions, legends and myths, obsessive quest, gangsters, super strength, heroes, good versus evil, strongman, muscleman, mythology, time travel, misfit, wish come true, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, twentieth century, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, future, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, greece, empire state building manhattan new york city, california

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Most similar movies to Hercules in New York

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, cult film and psychotronic films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, heroes, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hercules in New York: The Adventures of Hercules II (1985), Last Action Hero (1993), Little Monsters (1989), Hercules (1983), Young Hercules (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, good versus evil, heroes, obsessive quest, heroic mission, superhuman powers, danger, battles, rebelliousness, legends and myths, escapades ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Last Action Hero (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, surreal, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, magic, fantasy world, heroes, parody, gunfight, film within a film, good versus evil, magical object, projectionist, child's point of view, cartoon cat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993, twentieth century, 20th century ...
Place: california, los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Three Stooges manage to crash through the time barrier with their slap-happy antics in this classic feature-length comedy. Larry, Moe, and Curly-Joe are friends of a young scientist, Schuyler Davis, who has created a time machine. Together with ...
Style: exciting, not serious, offbeat, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time machine, farce, time travel, three stooges, hercules, rescue, goofy hero, partners, rivalry, chases and races, chase, misfit partners ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, friends, disorder ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, child as adult, fish out of water, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.0
 4K
Hercules (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is an odd retelling of the story of Hercules battling the wizard Minos, who uses "science" in an attempt to take over the world. Hercules must stop him and rescue his princess love in the process. Part of the adventure finds ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: greek mythology, goddess, heroes, sword fight, hercules, greek god, legends and myths, missing person, kidnapping, adventure, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 624
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film directed by T.J. Scott is a prequel to the popular television series. At an academy for mythological warriors, 17-year-old Hercules (Ian Bohen) meets Jason, the next in line to rule Corinth. When Jason discovers that his father is ill, ...
Style: offbeat, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: heroes, mythology, greek mythology, hercules, legendary hero, warrior, rivalry, teenage life, imaginary, adventure, escapades, danger ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 32K
The Phantom (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, jungle, secret identity, phantom, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, masked hero, comic hero, heroes, one man army, alter ego ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, heroic mission, mischievous children, escapades, battles, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, magic, boy hero ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Warriors of Virtue (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, awful ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, kangaroo, mythology, superhero, chinese food, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, time travel, legends and myths, heroes, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When all the earth's fire begins to go out, Hercules and Deianeira must go in search for fire to stop the world from cold. "Hercules and the Circle of Fire" is the third movie-length pilot episode of the television series ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, heroes, mythology, battles, hercules, legend, legends and myths, dangerous attraction, escapades, danger, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, heroic mission, supernatural, master villain, supernatural ability, danger, confined, rescue, disorder, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 38K
Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, castle, knight, adventure, medieval, king, misfit, disorder, silly humor, goofy hero, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: england, usa, connecticut, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, martial arts, race against time, rescue, chinatown, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, danger, magic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Neverending Story III (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, family, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, imaginary kingdom, youth, escapades, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 39K
Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, vengeance, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, murder, supernatural, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, master warrior ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Little Hercules in 3-D (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Little Hercules travels from Mt. Olympus to live life as a mortal in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, tense, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: greek god, adventure, danger, heroes, dangerous attraction, heroic mission, friends, friendship, father son relationship, family life, family, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, youth, heroes, heroic mission, adventurer, adventure, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.4
 19K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, family, friendship, space travel, rescue, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Upon his return from battle in the previous film, the great warrior Hercules learns that his lover, Daianara, has lost her senses. Acording of the oracle Medea, Dianara's only hope is the Stone of Forgetfulness which lies deep in the realm of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, oracle, heroes, sword and sandal, peplum, hercules, muscleman, hell, legends and myths, superhuman powers, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A plane carrying beauty contestants crash lands on a deserted island. Captain Maximus Powers (Roberts) and co-pilot Mike Saunders (Schlatter) have to take care of their passengers, while avoiding the dangers of Jurassic Pork (a giant prehistoric ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, parody, island, castaway, fish out of water, survival, race against time, misfit, save the day, escapades, isolation, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, toddlers, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, chase, show tunes, disorder, friends, anti heroes, rescue, escapades, babies and infants, heroes, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, fish out of water, disorder, family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Prince Charming (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, destiny, adventure, time travel, imaginary, love and romance, royal family, disorder, fish out of water, opposites attract, family ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: time travel, king arthur, heroes, earthquake, camelot, family, adventure, medieval, cinderella story, friendship, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days traveling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement" to help a distant village which is being attacked ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, light, tense ...
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, minotaur, heroes, legend, monster, hercules, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To avenge his father's death and free the people of Seriphos from the evil King Galinor of Argus, the noble Perseus must defeat a dragon -- and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has cast the kingdom's best soldiers into stone.
Style: serious, exciting, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, folk hero, battles, adventure, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, save the princess, righting the wronged, one man army, escapades ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules comes to the aid of a young woman who is seeking the lost city of Troy. Eventually, Hercules leads her to a camp of refugees from the city, which has been taken over by Hera's Blue Priests. Hercules helps the refugees take back the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, warrior, mythology, heroes, legend, superhuman powers, adventure, supernatural, danger, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 30K
Popeye (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, family relations, disney, family, sailor, love triangle, love and romance, escapades, adventure, eccentric family, missing person ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, escapades, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%