Movies like History of the World: Part I

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History of the World: Part I (1981)
 6.9
 41K
History of the World: Part I (1981)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, realistic, funny, satirical, light, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roman empire, spanish inquisition, french revolution, parody, farce, masturbation, nothing goes right, revolution, social differences, verbal byplay, music, anthology, julius caesar, religions or cults, state affairs, disorder, politics, anti heroes, goofy hero, uninhibited rivalry, rebelliousness, legends and myths, political unrest, royal family, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 18th century, stone age, 15th century, 16th century, ancient history, future, prehistoric times ...
Place: france, europe, rome italy

Most similar movies to History of the World: Part I

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, funny and absurd films with plots about disorder, parody, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe and runaway mostly in Comedy, History and Horror genres. Some movies like History of the World: Part I: Silent Movie (1976), Life Stinks (1991), High Anxiety (1977), The Twelve Chairs (1970), To Be or Not to Be (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 14K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, mime, chase, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, actor's life, stuntman, silent film, buddies, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An account of the adventures of two sets of identical twins, badly scrambled at birth, on the eve of the French Revolution. One set is haughty and aristocratic, the other poor and somewhat dim. They find themselves involved in palace intrigues as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, french revolution, farce, revolution, dishonesty, disorder, goofy hero, rebelliousness, friendship, siblings relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, spain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 8K
Life Stinks (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: wealth, homeless, farce, switching roles, self discovery, teacher, wager, rich and poor, social differences, fish out of water, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 17K
High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: parody, murder, false accusation, phone sex, protagonist as suspect, vertigo, lighthouse, hitman, industrialist, mental institution, frame up, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, adventurer, odd couple, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: farce, war, anti heroes, heroic mission, actor, heroes, gays and lesbians, espionage, wartime life, disorder, polish, gay ...
Time: 1950s, 1930s
Place: england, poland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 154K
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: humorous, not serious, talky, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, outer space, space battle, farce, adventure, princess, master villain, space wars, shield, plastic surgery, galaxy ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.1
 319K
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: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: roman empire, christianity, farce, mistaken identity, stoning, balcony, gladiator, graffiti, parody, legends and myths, execution, anti heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, dungeon, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, parody, anti heroes, buddies, adventure, goofy hero, odd couple, switching roles, siblings relations, revolution, escapades ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Carry on Cleo (1964)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty
Plot: ancient egypt, roman empire, cleopatra, slave auction, slave, master warrior, intrigue, parody, cavemen, julius caesar, rescue, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
Style: humorous, gothic, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dracula, parody, farce, vampire, goofy hero, palaces castles and temples, master villain, deadly creature, supernatural, heroic mission, hypnosis, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, transylvania, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, store, artists and showbiz, hollywood, ghost, desire for fame, celebrity culture, cons and scams, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: culture clash, actor's life, politics, religions or cults, nothing goes right, society, islam, religion, stand up comedian, comedian, indians, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: gothic, humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment, scientist, parody, frankenstein's monster, palaces castles and temples, castle, assistant, laboratory, monster, strangulation, inheritance ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: dungeon, europe, transylvania, medical school, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus's evil son.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: parody, save the day, religions or cults, good versus evil, nothing goes right, heroes, disorder, buddies, private detective, secret identity, obsessive quest, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 116K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, parents and children, media satire, artists and showbiz, disorder, showbiz, media, misfit, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: boston, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Libertine (2000)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: French philosopher Denis Diderot produces the first encyclopedia while indulging in 18th-century decadence.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: estate, writer's life, against the rules, sex, artist, french, philosopher, religions or cults, fighting the system, rebellion, society, clergy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In antique Rome, a simple pepboy for chars becomes involved in a coup against Cesar.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: roman empire, disorder, parody, gays and lesbians, leadership, gender, heroes, ancient rome, advertisement, moustache, tv reporter, ancient egypt ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: africa, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 134K
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.
Style: humorous, gross out humor, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, supernatural ability, stupidity, comedy team, dumb, farce, exorcism, secret door, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, radio, werewolf, murder, parody, ghost, mischievous children, money, musical number, corpse, dress, estate ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 801
This is Sodom (2010)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Israel, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When ancient Sodom is doomed to destruction due to its people's corrupt ways, Lot is the only righteous man destined to be spared.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: switching roles, farce, desert, cons and scams, parody, social decay, religions or cults, dishonesty, society, disorder, race against time, fall in love ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Young Doctors in Love (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An "Airplane!"-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hospital, hitman, goofy hero, gangsters, young lovers, save the day, doctors and patients, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 12K
The Ladies Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Because of his salacious language, late-night radio advice-show host Leon Phelps, along with his sweet and loyal producer Julie, is fired from his Chicago gig. Leon gets a letter from a former lover promising a life of wealth, but he doesn't ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: radio, farce, wrestling, buddies, goofy hero, womanizer, couple relations, looking for sex, sexual relations, workplace romance, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: parody, martial arts, culture clash, danger, journalism, disorder, siblings relations, nothing goes right, heroes, family relations, porn, advertising ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 1950s, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: vaudeville, farce, buddies, goofy hero, idiot, rise to the top, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, nothing goes right, fish out of water, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, heroes, supernatural, haunted house, disorder, nothing goes right, video camera, masturbation, lesbian kiss, female nudity, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, farce, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder, verbal byplay, theatre play ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 256K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, farce, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971, year 1985
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%