Movies like Hooper

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Hooper (1978)
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Hooper (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the industry before he ends up permanently disabled.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, intense, buddy movie, funny, entertaining, melancholic, cult film ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, filmmaking, rivalry, bar fight, stuntman, chase, crimes, friends, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, artists and showbiz, danger, chases and races, aging, buddies, actor's life, showbiz, car, beer, dog, horse, party, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, los angeles, california, birmingham alabama, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Hooper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cult film films with plots about partners, chase, friends, buddies, chases and races, rivalry and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Hooper: Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), Watch Out, We're Mad (1974), The Cannonball Run (1981), Cannonball Run II (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, beer, road trip, bet, race against time, on the road, speed, fiancee, anti heroes, dancer, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, alabama, mississippi, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, on the road, elephant, partners, buddies, chases and races, on the run, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi, florida, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Style: buddy movie, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, bumper car, hitman, car accident, crime boss, truck driver, optimism, friends, contests and competitions, partners, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, chase, highway, hotel, hotel room, lie, military uniform, alter ego, old woman, slave, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, fist fighting, orangutan, monkey ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
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Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.
Style: rough, realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, actor's life, contests and competitions, hollywood, filmmaking, rise to the top, ambition, artists and showbiz, downfall, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 16K
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: silent film, humorous, satirical, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, parody, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, alcohol abuse, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, buddies, showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, suspense ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, buddies, friends, hollywood, showbiz, partners, desire for fame, writer's life, rivalry, screenwriter, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, orangutan, gambling, motel, camping, buddies, contests and competitions, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, ambition, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 2K
Nickelodeon (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, love triangle, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, love and romance, artists and showbiz, film within a film, movie actress, celebrity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cannonball Fever (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, chaos, escapades, ambition, adventurer, rivalry, contests and competitions, crimes, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, silent film
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, dog, heroes, actor's life, rescue, desire for fame, danger, family, showbiz, legends and myths, bus ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 5K
Let It Ride (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, blood donation, security guard, luck, friends, friendship, fall in love, farce, cons and scams, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 4K
Stroker Ace (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stroker Ace, a champion NASCAR driver, is standing at the top of his career, but is getting fed up with having to do as he's told. In between rebelling against his sponsor (a fried chicken chain)'s promotion gimmicks (like making him dress ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, cult film
Plot: racing, rivalry, race, nascar, friends, screwball, rise to the top, ambition, rebelliousness, cons and scams, silly humor, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Story of a happy-go-lucky small time crook who runs into a country music group looking for their big break. They end up helping each other out in unexpected ways.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: on the run, music band, country music, crimes, partners, chase, chases and races, criminal heroes, artists and showbiz, stash, unlikely partners, rising to stardom ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
These Old Broads (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, against the odds, filmmaking, love affair, rise and fall, aging, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Girls Gone Gangsta (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, save the day, battles, danger, escapades, store, city life, friendship, revenge, strong female presence ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger as his mode of transport. But his nemesis, Sheriff Buford T. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, on the run, buddies, race against time, silly humor, disorder, cross country ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: cult film, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, desert, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races, gays and lesbians, danger, mentally challenged, on the run, chase, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Auto Recovery (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A heart warming story about three young men who specialize in recovering high end, expensive and well protected autos that are hard to retrieve due to lack of payments.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crimes, buddies, heist, partners, car chase, dishonesty, car, rivalry, auto repair, danger, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough cop's (Sylvester Stallone) seemingly frail mother (Estelle Getty) comes to stay with him and progressively interferes in his life. She buys him an illegal MAC-10 machine pistol and starts poking around in his police cases. Eventually, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, light, idiotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chase, police investigation, parents and children, unlikely partners, fighting crime, criminal, crimes, family relations, police, parent grown child relationship, murder, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 9K
City Heat (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: private detective, gangsters, photographer, brothel, crime, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, police detective, partners, buddies, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, cowboy, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, glue, train, explosion, robbery, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 35K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, police, drug lord, buddies, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, hidden identity, crimes, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.6
 429
Bulletproof 2 (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Special Agent Jack Carter reluctantly assumes the identity of criminal Archie Moses to take down a powerful South African crime family. But when the real Moses is put in danger, he and Carter must work together to foil the scheme for good.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, funny, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: dumb, police investigation, police, undercover cop, partners, machismo, adaptation, friendship, justice, odd couple, police detective, impersonating a police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Cousins Bo and Luke Duke and their car "General Lee", assisted by Cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, have a running battle with the authorities of Hazzard County (Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane), plus a string of ne'er-do-wells often ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, countryside, car chase, farm, cousin cousin relationship, car, chase, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, rivalry, buddies, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, kentucky, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.6
 847
S*P*Y*S (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two CIA bunglers (Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould) botch a Soviet defection, then both sides mark them for termination.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, parody, danger, witnessing a crime, misfit partners, undercover, secret agents, buddies, nothing goes right, chase ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, not serious, realistic, cynical
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 ⇓
21%
 6.2
 28K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, law enforcement, buddies, protagonist as suspect, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%