Movies like The In-Laws

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The In-Laws (2003)
 5.8
 16K
The In-Laws (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, funny, idiotic, absurd, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, secret identity, fish out of water, eccentric family, partners, parents and children, family life, danger, couples, unlikely partners, chases and races, dishonesty, chaos, dentist, disorder, undercover, odd couple, wedding, fear of flying, heroes, friends, family relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, egypt

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Most similar movies to The In-Laws

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, realistic and entertaining films with plots about undercover, danger, disorder, chase, chases and races, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Action, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like The In-Laws: Knight and Day (2010), Safe House (2012), Taxi (2004), Wrongfully Accused (1998), Undercovers (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 8K
The In-Laws (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag Sheldon into a series of chases and misadventures ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wedding, dentist, armored car robbery, screwball, espionage, couples, danger, secret agents, dishonesty, partners, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: latin america, new york, new jersey, washington d.c., usa ...
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100%
 6.3
 181K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, undercover, couples, love and romance, on the run, espionage, danger, chases and races, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 207K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, espionage, gunfight, on the run, mercenary, secret agents, corruption, betrayal, who to trust, danger, fistfight, consulate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 40K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, bank robbery, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, heist, unlikely criminals, odd couple, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Wrongfully Accused (1998)
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, exciting, satirical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, frame up, false accusation, on the run, fugitives, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, goofy hero, dishonesty, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 2K
Undercovers (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Five years after leaving the CIA to open a catering company, Steven and Samantha Bloom are recruited back into the agency by Carlton Shaw. They take on special missions the average agent cannot handle. Having made a pact to never discuss their pasts ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, working undercover, undercover, danger, partners, escapades, couple relations, disorder, couples, cia, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 230K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK, France, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female spy, secret agents, female agent, espionage, cia, female assassin, undercover, spy, arms dealer, disguise, partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rome italy, paris france, langley virginia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Disguised as a travel agent, “Su-ji” is a government spy with six years’ experience who can’t reveal her career to her boyfriend “Jae-joon.” After she lies again, her boyfriend breaks up with her and leaves without notice, leaving her ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, romance, secret identity, undercover, love and romance, espionage, secret agents, couple relations, reluctant partners, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.5
 205K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, goofy hero, top secret, unlikely partners, romancing partners, treason, chases and races, save the day, traitor, world domination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, russia, washington d.c., usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 30K
Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cia, assassin, on the run, family relations, assassination, life turned upside down, agent as target, martial arts, hand to hand combat, secret agents, family in danger, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, brussels, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 946
Spy of Orange (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Netherlands are being threatened by a weird terrorist. The only one who can save The Netherlands from this terrorist seems to be Francois. He is a gay couturier who very much looks like the terrorist. They turn out to be twin brothers. Francois ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, escapades, terrorism, danger, undercover, goofy hero, twins, nothing goes right, disorder, blackmail, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hitman, female assassin, double life, battle of the sexes, love and romance, secret identity, spy, cia, fight scenes, couples, secret agents, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 22K
Bang Bang (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A girl gets mixed up with a spy trying to clear his name. A chance encounter of the unassuming bank receptionist Harleen Sahni with the charming yet mysterious Rajveer Nanda, results in an on-rush of ditched planes, car chases, shoot-outs, bombing ...
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, bollywood, love and romance, on the run, chase, revenge, survival, agent as target, rescue, crimes, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, world domination, undercover, interracial relations, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, goofy hero, martial arts, master criminal, save the day, race against time, spy, government agency, danger, spy spoof, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Bounty Hunter (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Milo Boyd is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is rather satisfying, as he finds out that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole -- but she has no intention of getting nabbed without a fight. Complicating matters, ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, bounty hunter, romance, ex husband ex wife relationship, escapades, love and romance, partners, odd couple, disorder, danger, screwball, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york, atlantic city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 49K
I Spy (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, special agents, secret agent, secret agents, kidnapping, undercover, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, buddies, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: budapest, washington d.c., central europe, las vegas, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 19K
Jackass 3.5 (2011)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jackass 3.5 is a 2011 sequel to Jackass 3D, composed of unused footage shot during the filming of Jackass 3D and interviews from cast and crew
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, prank, danger, friends, young people, disorder, goofy hero, vandalism, buddies, chaos, adaptation, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.4
 20K
Jackass 2.5 (2007)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery mall, a sperm test, a portly crew member disguised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: profanity, chaos, danger, disorder, extreme sport, irresponsible, buddies, stupidity, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, trick, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 25K
The Man (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fidler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vanns way
Style: witty, funny, entertaining, intense, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, chases and races, goofy hero, working undercover, law enforcement, partners, arms dealer, police investigation, special agents, crimes, car chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Secret Agent Club (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the world Ray Chase is nothing more than a klutzy, overgrown toy seller whose wife passed away a few years ago; and his only son Jeremy doesn't get to see him very often, because he's always away on "business trips." What no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, toy, toys, rescue, adventure, save the day, undercover, master criminal, espionage, secret identity, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Agent Cody Banks (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recruited by the U.S. government to be a special agent, nerdy teenager Cody Banks must get closer to cute classmate Natalie in order to learn about an evil plan hatched by her father. But despite the agent persona, Cody struggles with teen angst.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, sexy, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, adventure, heroes, child spy, espionage, spy, teenage life, undercover, family, cia, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, hong kong, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: not serious, exciting, humorous, cult film
Plot: parody, partners, goofy hero, undercover, dishonesty, espionage, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, secret agents, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.4
 79K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, adventure, martial arts, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, reluctant partners, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, crimes, danger, law enforcement, unlikely partners, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 85K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, robbery, police, police officer, money laundering, thief, undercover cop, wedding, financial problem, disorder, friends, theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 8K
Double Take (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The governor of a Mexican state is assassinated. Soon after, junior executive Daryl Chase's life turns upside down: after he flags a huge transfer of funds from a Mexican account as probably illegal, he's attacked in his apartment, rescued ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the run, fbi, mistaken identity, disorder, frame up, fish out of water, cons and scams, hidden identity, reluctant partners, chase, african american, train ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, mexico, florida, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 40K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, skiing, boss and employee, taxi driver, police investigation, buddies, unlikely partners, incompetent police, friends, gang, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Nasty Rabbit (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russian spies secretly infect rabbits with a deadly bacteria, then let them loose in the U.S.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, misfit, mad scientist, parody, heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, danger, partners, undercover, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, mission, undercover, chase, spy, secret service, double agent, betrayal, terrorist, embassy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, paris france, shanghai china, berlin germany, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%