Movies like Hot Shots!

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Hot Shots! (1991)
 6.7
 89K
Hot Shots!
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, realistic, absurd, exciting, biting, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, military, military base, goofy hero, save the day, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, irreverent, airplane, chase, screwball, heroic mission, stupidity, farce, military life, dumb, saddam hussein, secret mission, bad luck, danger, deadpan, dialogue, heroes, solitude, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: iraq
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, clever and absurd films with plots about mentor, storytelling, adaptation, catastrophe, dialogue, fantasy world and brutality mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Hot Shots!: Wrongfully Accused (1998), Spy Hard (1996), Down Periscope (1996), Scary Movie 3 (2003), Undercover Brother (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hot Shots! Part Deux
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gulf war, stupidity, jungle, hostages, president, master warrior, soldier, farce, mentor, screwball, betrayal ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, washington d.c., thailand
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Wrongfully Accused
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, funny, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, chase, murder, bus, fugitives, death, goofy hero, spy, farce, protagonist as suspect, mafia, stupidity ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   47%
 
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Spy Hard
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with ...
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Down Periscope
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bumbling Navy lieutenant Tom Dodge has been given one last chance to clean up his record. But Admiral Graham, his nemesis, assigns Dodge to the Stingray, a submarine that can barely keep afloat. To add insult to injury, the Stingray is to be the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: submarine, farce, underdog, military, nothing goes right, chase, goofy hero, underwater, sarcasm, heroic mission, catastrophe, ocean or sea ...
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Scary Movie 3
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, scary, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, countryside, race against time, splatter, stupidity, dumb, save the world, lame, heroic mission, chases and races, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Undercover Brother
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
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System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, police, stupidity, investigation, assassin, baseball, hospital, murder, farce, gunfight, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   44%
 
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, parody, kung fu, vengeance, heroic mission, stupidity, crimes, danger, fight scenes, escapades, dumb, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
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Scary Movie 5
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: humorous, not serious, awful, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, family in danger, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, babies and infants, ghost, supernatural, stupidity, goofy hero, couple relations, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
The Naked Gun 2?: The Smell of Fear
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bumbling cop Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, police, kidnapping, race against time, screwball, stupidity, goofy hero, farce, dumb, sarcasm, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
Loaded Weapon 1
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, chase, buddies, partners against crime, farce, stupidity, lame, dumb, crimes, law enforcement, weapons ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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 20K
Men at Work
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, amateur detective, death, buddies, crime, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, mentor, brothers, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
Beverly Hills Ninja
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, murder, heroic mission, mistaken identity, culture clash, stupidity, fish out of water, dumb, mentor, parody, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, beverly hills, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 3.5
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Delta Farce
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military, farce, buddies, soldier, lame, dumb, iraq war, village, military life, stupidity, weapons, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
 52K
Top Secret!
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, espionage, spy, airplane, rock and roll, goofy hero, island, daring rescue, cow, nazis, spies, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: east germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   67%
 
 7.8
 183K
Airplane!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, parody, farce, airport, stewardess, pilot, passenger, goofy hero, fear of flying, nothing goes right, landing, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   100%
 
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 4.9
 8K
Blankman
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, vengeance, gangsters, anti heroes, parody, race issues, master villain, weapons, partners against crime, alter ego, comics, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
 6.0
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Yellowbeard
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, adventure, parody, treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, swashbuckler, sword fight, irreverent, buddies, pirate, monty python ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
Airplane II: The Sequel
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, space travel, airport, spacecraft, airplane, goofy hero, farce, rescue, save the day, mentor, nothing goes right, danger ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, hip hop, vengeance, kung fu, stupidity, ghetto, pimp, gunfight, violence, crimes, rivalry, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 5.8
 28K
1941
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves. Chaos erupts all over the state. An Army Air Corps ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: submarine, comedy of errors, chaos and mayhem, war, wartime life, wartime, military, parody, disorder, soldier, chase, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pearl harbor, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
Movie in collections
 5.7
 24K
Air America
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, cia, military, jungle, anti heroes, battle zone, corruption, weapons, idealism, anti war, lone hero, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
Three Fugitives
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bank robbery, chase, crime, comedy of errors, on the run, nothing goes right, fugitives, hostage, odd couple, reluctant partners, happy ending, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
 5.1
 104K
Scary Movie 4
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sexual, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, haunted house, crimes, danger, stupidity, heroes, lame, love and romance, dumb, anti heroes, single father, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wyoming
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System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, farce, police, screwball, prison escape, stupidity, prison, crime, goofy hero, race against time, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 6.1
 58K
Mystery Men
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.
Style: humorous, stylized, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, comedy of errors, bowling, cult, rock, parody, good versus evil, comics, weapons, save the day, sarcasm, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 

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Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
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