Movies like Hercules Returns

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Hercules Returns (1993)
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Hercules Returns (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Brad gets fired from his job, he goes to reopen an old cinema, he enlists his frends to help him show the last film the cinema aired before it closed... Only they don't know, the film is in Italian. With everyone sitting ready they begin to dub the movie... on the fly!
Style: humorous, not serious, cult film, slang
Plot: legends and myths, wrestling, satire, film within a film, hercules, improv, heroes, disorder, greek, farce, imaginary, escapades, sexual content, profanity, silly humor, sex, gay, male female relationship, homosexual, nightclub, drunkenness, machismo, movie theatre, adult humor, nightclub owner ...

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Most similar movies to Hercules Returns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about disorder, silly humor, farce, escapades, profanity, friends and buddies mostly in Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Hercules Returns: Mr. Accident (2000), Siegfried (2005), When Nature Calls (1985), The Hungover Games (2014), Mr. Bones (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr. Accident (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mr Accident is a satirical, romantic rocket ride through the lives of a bunch of losers hurtling into the chaos that is contemporary life. It's a circus of cool catastrophes underpinned by a moral tale about the downside of addiction and ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, power relations, disorder, workplace situations, farce, rivalry, nothing goes right, goofy hero, save the day, underdog, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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Siegfried (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tale of Siegfried, a fearless dragon slayer who wins the heart of Celtic beauty Kriemhild.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Plot: adventure, heroes, danger, intrigue, love and romance, goofy hero, disorder, save the day, escapades, fall in love, parody, silly humor ...
Time: ancient history
Place: germany
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100%
Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 101 min.
Story: MR. BONES 2: BACK FROM THE PAST, is the story of Hekule, the King of Kuvukiland who is given a gemstone by the dying Kunji Balanadin. The stone is cursed and causes Hekule to become possessed by the spirit of the mischievous Kunji. It is up Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, adventure, misfit, obsessive quest, danger, heroes, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, time travel, silly humor, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
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44%
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism.
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, absurd, horror spoof
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, haunted house, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, video camera, exorcism, satire, heroes, camera, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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When Nature Calls (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: satire, parody, family relations, escapades, disorder, family life, urban, showbiz, wilderness, city life, mountain, sexual joke ...
Time: 80s
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38%
The Hungover Games (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a movie about Hungover guys that get lost in a death match game: Each year, drunk people are selected to participate in torturous games the morning after a big night out. There's no sunglasses, no water, and no headache medicine. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, ironic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, disorder, rivalry, survival, goofy hero, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), fight to the death, friends, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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37%
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Mr. Bones (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A medicine man is sent looking for the son of his tribal king, and brings back an American golfer and a host of goons intent on keeping him in the golf tournament.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: obsessive quest, ambition, oracle, disorder, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, wizards and magicians, golf, farce, silly humor, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
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37%
 3.0
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Dirty Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue (Christopher Meloni) is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, filmmaking, buddies, farce, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, media, silly humor, friends, legs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Where the #$&% Is Santa? (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the midst of a trip to Finland to find the perfect Christmas gift for his wife, Missy, skateboarding superstar MTV personality Bam Margera is struck by inspiration to find the elusive Santa clause.
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: profanity, farce, silly humor, friends, disorder, buddies, prank, escapades, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh) bring you Asssscat - an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut. Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, a guest ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, live comedy ...
Plot: improv, satire, silly humor, artists and showbiz, disorder, audience participation, comedian, parody, stand up comedian, live performance, joke, live audience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
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Beer (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.
Style: humorous, cynical, biting, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: bar, satire, buddies, workplace, workplace situations, media satire, shrewd, heroes, media, drugs/alcohol, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 956
Party Crashers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Party Crashers" chronicles the amusing encounter between Marco Polo (Marcelo Adnet), a Copacabana's trickster, and Beto (Eduardo Sterblitch), a boy passionate and somewhat pixilated, on the New Year's Eve in Rio. Together they ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, buddies, nothing goes right, cons and scams, escapades, disorder, silly humor, sexual content, journey, friends, dishonesty, party
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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30%
 5.7
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Idol (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farce about the casting of a gay actor in a gay role on a television series which had previously been played by a straight man. When the original star of a fictional gay-themed action series called "Espionage" unexpectedly dies, network ...
Style: light, semi serious, feel good, humorous, queer cinema
Plot: satire, celebrity, film within a film, actor, gay, farce, fame, talent agent, gay interest, dancing, espionage, eating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 585
WTF (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: RĂ©mi Gaillard is the real character of the World network, troll, provocateur, one of the biggest-selling comic actor in Europe. One and a half milliards of viewing and millions of fans. A day came, and he decided to steady down: got married, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, desire for fame, buddies, rising to stardom, ambition, disorder, fictional reality show, escapades, sex, computers and web, friends, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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29%
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Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: cult film, controversial, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: roman empire, satire, parody, suprisingly clever, dungeon, execution, christmas, mistaken identity, farce, weirdo, crucifix, cult ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
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29%
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Alter Ego (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: At a time when superheroes have lost government funding and public support, a superhero meets a girl who can help him overcome his own emotional crisis.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, invisibility, healing power, disorder, nothing goes right, escapades, imaginary, superhuman powers, superhero team, betrayal, super strength, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Kung Fu Joe (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kung Fu Joe, Ninjas, pirates, mutants and disco collide in this bizarre comedy, which follows intrepid hero and ladies man Kung Fu Joe as he reluctantly teams up with his former nemesis to derail a sneaky mad scientist.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, rivalry, heroes, mad scientist, supernatural, femme fatale, escapades, crimes, save the day, reluctant partners, danger, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: buddies, couple relations, couples, silly humor, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, playboy, sexual content, womanizer, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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29%
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Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, entertaining, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: shopping mall, filmmaker, fake commercial, goofy hero, disorder, farce, buddies, partners, workplace, artists and showbiz, restaurant, wolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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29%
Harry Me! The Royal Bitch of Buckingham (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Camilla, born a bitch, realizes that she doesn't have the life she deserves and decides that the only destiny worthy of her is that of a royal princess.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, suspense ...
Plot: escapades, social climbing, disorder, ambition, satire, social class, goofy hero, prince, silly humor, blind ambition, misfit, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 2015
Place: france, paris france, london
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28%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, friends, buddies, youth, teenage life, hip hop, profanity, sexual content, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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28%
Comic Book: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: superhero, farce, escapades, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, buddies, filmmaking, parody, disorder, media satire, rivalry, figment ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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28%
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Ninja Academy (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Police Academy" styled film offers its laughs at the expense of students of the obvious school for ninjas.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, parody, undercover, danger, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, farce, academy, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, beverly hills
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27%
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Rock Slyde (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Between trying to get Judy Bee (Elaine Hendrix) back and tracking down a sexy client's stalker, droll Det. Rock Slyde (Patrick Warburton) has his hands full in this comedy that also stars Rena Sofer and includes cameos by Jason Alexander, Brian ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Plot: investigation, private detective, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, femme fatale, riddles and clues, religious cult, mind control, power relations, goofy hero, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: In her first-ever HBO solo special, Sarah Silverman takes the stage for an evening of adults-only stand-up comedy. Taped live in front of an intimate audience of 39 fans at Largo, a music and comedy club in Los Angeles, Sarah Silverman: We Are ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, democrat, republican, silly humor, strong female presence, stand up special, live audience, farce, sexual humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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26%
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Dikkenek (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jean-Claude is a loud-mouthed, know-it-all and full time boor who is best friends with Stef, a self-styled lady killer who would do better with the fairer sex if he could work up the ambition to wake up in the morning. Stef has decided that he may ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, offbeat
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, womanizer, wannabe, escapades, goofy hero, farce, buddies, friendship between men, male friendship, promiscuity, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.9
 770
Stag (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ken Andrews (Faison) has been the orchestrator of the hazing pranks at all of his buddies' stags - elaborate, hilarious pranks that have left many emotional scars and a few physical ones. And now today is Ken's stag! He nervously awaits ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, prank gone wrong, stripper, midlife crisis, friends, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, silly humor, profanity, buddies, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Just Another Pandora's Box (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Qing Ye Se only knows how to be a thief, but he runs into major trouble when he accidentally steals the heart of Rose, an immortal fairy. During a chaotic chase, Qing gets ahold of the Pandora's Box, sending them both back in time to the Three ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, tense
Plot: time travel, legends and myths, escapades, mistaken identity, disorder, battles, heroes, dishonesty, imaginary, rivalry, friendship, adventure ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: farce, adventure, journalism, misfit, dishonesty, heroes, cons and scams, media, disorder, partners, friends, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, middle east, europe, iraq, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Brother's Justice (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Motivated by Box Office statistics, Dax Shepard has made a decision to leave comedy to pursue his dream of becoming an international Martial Arts action star.
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, film within a film, follow your dream, buddies, partners, actor's life, artists and showbiz, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%