Movies like That Man from Rio

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That Man from Rio (1964)
 7.1
 5K
That Man from Rio (1964)
Original name: L'Homme de Rio
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a murdered man who possessed one of two other such figurines. Moments after her sweetheart, Adrien, an Army private with a week's leave, arrives in Paris to see her, Agnes too is kidnapped, drugged, and loaded on a plane to Rio. Adrien is in hot pursuit, and before he can rescue her (with the help of a shoeshine boy), foil the murderous thieves, and solve the riddle of the Maltecs, he must traverse Rio, Brasília, and the Amazon heartland... all before the end of his week's leave.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, crimes, nothing goes right, daring rescue, romance, danger, escapades, disorder, cons and scams, soldier, husband wife relationship, treasure hunt, artifact, jungle, heroes, love and romance, fall in love, chases and races, fish out of water, race against time, art collector, ancient, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france

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Most similar movies to That Man from Rio

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about adventure, escapades, romance, danger, chase, heroes and adventurer mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like That Man from Rio: Up to His Ears (1965), R.T.T. (2009), Swashbuckler (1971), Romancing the Stone (1984), The Man from Acapulco (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, cult film
Plot: on the run, adventure, danger, goofy hero, disorder, dull life, on the road, love and romance, assassination attempt, crimes, escapades, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nepal, asia, himalaya, hong kong, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.9
 944
R.T.T. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Florence, his companion of five years, shocks him with the news that she's leaving him, moving to Miami and marrying another man, Arthur loses it. He follows Florence to all the way to Florida with plans to stop the wedding, which is set ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, adventure, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, chases and races, romance, escapades, nothing goes right, smuggling, unlikely couple, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, europe, france, usa, everglades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 1K
Swashbuckler (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nicolas Philibert goes to America after killing a French aristocrat. On his return he tries to divorce his wife, Charlotte, but when he sees others trying to woo her his own interest is rekindled.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: divorce, french revolution, love and romance, opposites attract, lovers reunited, couples, couple relations, adventure, state affairs, revolution, jealousy, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, brittany, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, unlikely couple, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, danger, stranded, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Man from Acapulco (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: François Merlin (Belmondo) is a Jean Bruce type writer of pulp espionage novels (he has written 42 so far) and about half of the film plays in his imagination, where he is the world-renowned superspy "Bob Sinclar" Christine is a sociology ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, cult film, dark humor ...
Plot: espionage, parody, romance, secret agents, writers, publisher, spy, girl next door, pulp fiction, undercover, heroes, disorder ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, heist, outlaw, criminal, righting the wronged, folk hero, against the odds, gang, romance, crimes, leadership ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, couple relations, love and romance, happy ending, novelist, escapades, archaeologist, writer's life, lifestyle, treasure, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
All the Way Boys (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot involves "Mr. Big", who is buying the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, airplane, fish out of water, adventure, partners, treasure hunt, nothing goes right, dishonesty, danger, odd couple, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Amazon (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On an observatory set high on a mountain, astronomers make a stunning discovery somewhere out in the galaxy. A flying object in the depths of the cosmos is showing signs of life, emitting an intelligent signal. The UFO has just landed on Earth ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, jungle, village, astronomer, adventure, escapades, race against time, danger, criminal heroes, redemption, rescue, girl ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, venezuela, patagonia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: crocodile, gangsters, culture clash, kidnapping, adventurer, job seeking, adventure, maori, survival, escapades, rescue, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, adventurer, obsessive quest, partners against crime, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, dishonesty, crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Perfect Plan (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fake marriage, couple relations, love affair, escapades, love and romance, opposites attract, adventure, love, fall in love, unlikely couple, disorder, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, kenya, france, copenhagen, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 18K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, chase, treasure hunt, treasure, kidnapping, adventurer, auction, daring rescue, danger, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, fistfight, treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, ocean, ship, silly humor, farce, friends, bet, ocean or sea ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 74K
Fool's Gold (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan has sunk his marriage to Tess and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he ...
Style: exciting, realistic, entertaining, scenic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, escapades, boat, yacht, ocean or sea, rivalry, sunken treasure, beautiful scenery, cave, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, caribbean, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
King Solomon's Mines (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been abducted for his knowledge of the legendary mines of King Solomon. As the kidnappers, led ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure, adventurer, giant spider, treasure hunt, adventure, quicksand, escapades, secret place, deathtrap, rescue, chase, puzzle ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, adventure, tourist, fish out of water, escapades, opposites attract, adventurer, society, love and romance, fall in love, crocodile, swamp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 4K
The Brain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, disorder, cons and scams, adventure, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, partners ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, belgium, london, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 17K
The Chase (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: car chase, hostage, chase, kidnapping, on the run, gunfight, pursuit, violence, crimes, disorder, escapades, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, mexico, california, united states, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Let's Get Skase (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christopher Skase. He ruled Australia and stole a fortune, fleeing to the coast of Spain. No one could touch him. No one could stop him. Until Peter Dellasandro and a small force of men swore they'd bring him down.
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, cons and scams, on the run, crimes, adventure, dishonesty, chase, fugitives, entrepreneur, caper, intrigue, greed ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: australia, spain, europe, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: island, survival, initially antagonists, stranded, air disaster, adventure, opposites attract, jungle, love and romance, fall in love, battle of the sexes, castaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, tahiti, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 12K
Hatari! (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: chase, elephant, safari, giraffe, adventure, romance, animal life, fall in love, escapades, love and romance, chases and races, adventurer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
At World's End (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An english tv-team discovers a special white flower in the indonesian rainforest, but they never get to investegate it further, before the danish recluse Severin has shot them down. A danish special enforcement with a psychiatrist in front is sent ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: jungle, adventure, danger, tough heroes, criminal heroes, heroes, flowers, flower, crimes, chases and races, down on your luck, gangsters ...
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.7
 2K
Animal (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mike (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is a stuntman who works with his girlfriend Jane (Raquel Welch). On their wedding day Mike and Jane are forced by producers to do a stunt for a film they are working on. Mike, annoyed doesn't look on the road and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: stuntman, workplace romance, romance, love and romance, animal life, disorder, love triangle, looking for love, comedy of errors, self discovery, fish out of water, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 93K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, good versus evil, escapades, danger, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, sahara desert, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 973
Extreme Dating (2005)
Genre: Action, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this action-comedy, four twenty-something friends are looking for love and having no luck. While on a ski trip, one of them finds passion with a beautiful girl after a random accident on the icy slopes. The others quickly conclude that the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: kidnapping, buddies, rescue, frame up, looking for love, danger, true love, romance, crimes, cons and scams, extreme sports, dating ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ocean or sea, battles, pirate ship, treasure hunt, rivalry, ship, map, danger, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 2K
The Touch (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, buddhism, obsessive quest, siblings relations, danger, escapades, artifact, acrobat, criminal heroes, adoption, showbiz, religions or cults ...
Place: china, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 1K
Jungle (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Where beasts feared to tread, he made it his home; Where the scorching sun could not reach, he shined in the cold bloodedness. Where the police never managed to catch him, he always killed
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: hostage, jungle, rescue, danger, deadly, love triangle, bollywood, love and romance, crimes, adventure, lone wolves, captive ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 101K
The Rundown (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, gold, lone hero, bounty hunter, heroes, respect, slavery, amazon, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%