Movies like Hot Shots!

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Hot Shots! (1991)
 6.7
 106K
Hot Shots! (1991)
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, parody, not serious, light, melancholic, talky, exciting, suspense, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: pilot, goofy hero, secret mission, heroic mission, military, save the day, love and romance, military base, disorder, warplane, love triangle, air force, bad luck, stupidity, saddam hussein, heroes, native, overcoming, rivalry, military life, silly humor, nuclear, struggle, cliche, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1975, year 1971, 80s, 1990s
Place: iraq, california, mediterranean sea

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Most similar movies to Hot Shots!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out parody, humorous, not serious and funny films with plots about farce, silly humor, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Hot Shots!: Down Periscope (1996), Airplane! (1980), Spy Hard (1996), Wrongfully Accused (1998), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Down Periscope (1996)
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: witty, not serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, nothing goes right, military, military life, goofy hero, navy, against the odds, rivalry, heroic mission, underdog, disorder ...
Place: florida, usa, russia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
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: parody, humorous, light, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: farce, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 233K
Airplane! (1980)
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: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: airplane, stewardess, passenger, pilot, fear of flying, air disaster, rescue, catastrophe, heroes, goofy hero, mishap, obstacle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
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: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: saddam hussein, rescue, hostage, battles, heroic mission, military life, daring rescue, military, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, southeast asia, washington d.c., virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 38K
Spy Hard (1996)
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 ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: james bond spoof, farce, kgb, secret agents, goofy hero, save the world, heroic mission, disorder, assassination, race against time, criminal's revenge, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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: parody, humorous, exciting, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, false accusation, fugitives, on the run, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, violinist, dishonesty, goofy hero, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)
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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: farce, terrorism, undercover, race against time, master criminal, save the day, law enforcement, crimes, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, forest, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, folk hero, witch, adventure, friends, good versus evil, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: farce, police, president, white house, race against time, good versus evil, usa president, police investigation, renewed love, environmental health, cliche, impersonating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
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: parody, humorous, exciting, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, buddies, drug dealing, police investigation, law enforcement, gunfight, master criminal, murder, crimes, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 65K
Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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: parody, not serious, humorous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: espionage, heroic mission, prisoner, selflessness, daring rescue, goofy hero, occupation, double agent, musical tour, disorder, undercover, surfing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: east germany, east berlin, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 146K
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
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: parody, humorous, not serious, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: evil alien, silly humor, satire, disorder, heroic mission, save the world, race against time, journalism, alien invasion, alien, stupidity, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 120K
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
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: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, female boxer, silly humor, ghost, save the world, alien life-form, alien, humour, alien creature, alien encounter, alien contact, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 67K
Mystery Men (1999)
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: parody, humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhero spoof, teenage superhero, bowling, good versus evil, hostage, save the day, heroic mission, crimes, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superhero Movie (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhero spoof, secret identity, superhuman powers, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, nothing goes right, save the world, master villain, heroes, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 158K
Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedy of errors, spy, secret service, farce, goofy hero, heroes, secret agents, espionage, british, save the day, megalomaniac, spy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 71K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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: parody, not serious, humorous, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: silly humor, talking animals, supernatural, goofy hero, heroes, ghost, family in danger, couples, toilet humor, stupidity, ballerina, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Undercover Brother (2002)
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 ...
Style: parody, feel good, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, world domination, undercover, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, disorder, righting the wronged, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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 ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, disaster, chase, save the day, adventure, nothing goes right, daring rescue, heroic mission, technology gone awry, save the world, misfit, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
McHale's Navy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: u.s. navy, terrorism, military, island, farce, law enforcement, save the day, military life, partners, race against time, reluctant partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
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: parody, humorous, exciting, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: space travel, disaster, stewardess, spacecraft, passenger, catastrophe, moon, self control, renewed love, disorder, cliche, grudge ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, near future
Place: houston texas, tokyo, moscow russia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Nude Bomb (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The KAOS organisation has developed a bomb that can dissolve all clothing. Maxwell Smart is brought in to foil this evil plot.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, government agency, race against time, escapades, save the day, save the world, goofy hero, master villain, disorder, heroic mission, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, private detective, investigation, dog, farce, animals, pets, goofy hero, crimes, save the day, amateur detective, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 49K
Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: parody, humorous, heroic, not serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mob boss, gunfight, vengeance, fighting crime, crimes, martial arts, hotshot hero, dishonesty, machismo, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When diabolical genius, Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo’, Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself – with the help of American agent, Felicity Shagwell – to stop the dastardly plan. ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, secret agents, undercover, save the world, time machine, cloning, race against time, good versus evil, heroic mission, goofy hero, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969 ...
Place: london, washington d.c., big ben london, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Norwegian Ninja (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Norwegian Ninja is the true story of how Commander Arne Treholt and his Ninja Force saved Norway during the Cold War. In 1983 the Ninja Force discovers that the sinister NATO force Stay Behind, who take charge in times of war and emergency, are ...
Style: parody, surreal, not serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, escapades, farce, political conspiracy, kgb, silly humor, master villain, dishonesty, hotshot hero, secret agents, espionage, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, europe, ussr, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 23K
Sgt. Bilko (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: military base, military, soldier, gambling, cons and scams, rivalry, disorder, revenge, camp, military life, dishonesty, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, greenland, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Boris and Natasha (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The classic Bullwinkle villains Boris and Natasha are brought to life in their first full-length movie. 1992 Sally Kellerman Dave Thomas John Candy Alex Rocco
Style: exciting, parody, not serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, crimes, espionage, rivalry, heroes, nothing goes right, undercover, escapades, secret agents, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 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, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams, misfit, goofy hero, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
On His Majesty's Secret Service (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Louis Koo plays 009, or translated literally from its aural pronunciation, double-O Dog. He's one of 12 special Royal Bodyguards of a simpleton Emperor (Liu Yiwei) who named these 12 guards after the Chinese Zodiac, hence 9 translated to Dog. ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: farce, empress, goofy hero, save the day, silly humor, disorder, assassination attempt, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, inventor, royal family, martial arts ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%