Movies like I'm for the Hippopotamus

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I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
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I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Original name: Io sto con gli ippopotami
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and right! Written by Mark MacIntyre {page13@fastmail.ca}
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animals, animal, adventure, partners, save the day, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, odd couple, reluctant partners, fight, hunter, animal life, gang, heroes, friends, farce, escapades, rivalry, silly humor, poacher, conflict, cousin, boxing, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa

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Most similar movies to I'm for the Hippopotamus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, realistic and semi serious films with plots about disorder, escapades, farce, heroes, partners, crimes and fistfight mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like I'm for the Hippopotamus: Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981), All the Way Boys (1972), Crime Busters (1977), Go for It (1983), The Night Before Christmas (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 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, treasure, fistfight, treasure hunt, buddies, obsessive quest, adventurer, ocean, map, bet, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All the Way Boys (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 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, buddies, danger, dishonesty, odd couple, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, heist, friends, police investigation, partners against crime, heroes, buddies, misfit, odd couple, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
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Go for It (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. ...
Style: parody, not serious, exciting, humorous, eurospy
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, mistaken identity, cia, fistfight, truck, partners, deadly, undercover, on the run, mad scientist, danger, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help ...
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gambling, fighting crime, odd couple, rivalry, heroes, partners, buddies, cons and scams, working undercover, step siblings, disorder, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Night Before Christmas (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two brothers who hate themselves are going to spend Christmas with their mother. She tries to get them together.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, feel good, touching ...
Plot: bounty hunter, dysfunctional family, reunion, mistaken identity, heist, christmas, reluctant partners, rivalry, crimes, master villain, hotshot hero, old west ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Turn the Other Cheek (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two missionaries (Bud Spencer and Terence Hill) come into conflict with the authorities when they turn their missionary into a parrot farm. The Bishop of Maracaibo calls them his 'black sheep' and the Monsignore has been called to check on ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, buddy comedy
Plot: brawl, fistfight, rebelliousness, disorder, adventure, clergy, dishonesty, escapades, fighting the system, society, rebellion, farce ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, colombia, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, offbeat, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, bumper car, hitman, car chase, crime boss, truck driver, car accident, rivalry, gang, music band, ambition, secret identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, disorder, law enforcement, gang, kidnapping, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Trinity Is STILL My Name! (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A couple of two-bit thieving brothers try and keep a promise to their dying father: stick together and become successful outlaws. Bambino reluctantly agrees to show younger Trinity the ropes, but their gentle demeanors tend to diminish their haul by ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monk, brother, gunslinger, mistaken identity, cowboy, friends, disorder, anti heroes, odd couple, partners, family relations, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
They Call Me Trinity (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The simple story has the pair coming to the rescue of peace-loving Mormons when land-hungry Major Harriman sends his bullies to harass them into giving up their fertile valley. Trinity and Bambino manage to save the Mormons and send the bad guys ...
Style: parody, cult film, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, arizona, california, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Buddy Goes West (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trinity series star Bud Spencer returns to the Wild West in director Michele Lupo's comic tale of an outlaw drifter, Buddy, who is mistaken for a doctor after his Indian companion inadvertently steals a bag of surgical instruments. When a band ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, gang, small town life, mistaken identity, lone wolves, buddies, good versus evil, dishonesty, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bunny Guards (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, silly humor, farce, disorder, danger, odd couple, escapades, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, save the lady, evil sorcerer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the Headquarters of the T.I.A. (Terminal Intelligence Agency), someone has stolen Professor Bacterio's most dangerous invention, the D.O.T. (Demoralizer of Troops), an artifact that ends up in the hands of a very short, wacky dictator who is ...
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cousins Bo, Luke and Daisy are sent to Hazzard County, Georgia for the first time to live with their Uncle Jesse. Jesse is a farmer and a moonshiner and is constantly battling his old rival Boss Hogg who is the corrupt city commissioner of the small ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Torrente 5 (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Crooked cop Torrente gets out of jail in the year 2018 to find a different Spain from the one he knew.
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crimes, crime gone awry, heroes, misfit, anti heroes, anti hero, goofy hero, disorder, rivalry, graphic violence, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 8K
Yellowbeard (1983)
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, parody, saga, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Flatfoot in Africa (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows Rizzo a picture of his little son Bodo. Riyyo travels to ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
They Call Me Renegade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While on his travel across the Southwestern United States, with his Jeep CJ Renegade and his chestnut colt named Joe Brown, Luke meets Matt, son of a friend of his, Moose, who is in jail. Moose asks Luke to take care of Matt, and to help him to take ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Dead Weight (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Prison guard Reggio lets Moltes have a weekly lottery ticket in exchange for his suave relationship advice. When Moltes learns that he has a winning lottery ticket, he breaks out of jail to claim his money. However, Reggio's girlfriend, Pauline ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, unlikely partners, odd couple, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, race against time, partners, fugitives, chase, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1995
Place: europe, france, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Flatfoot in Egypt (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Rizzo, Bigfoot (Piedone by nickname) and Marshal Caputo go to Egypt and look for Professor Cerullo, who is missing. The professor has discovered an insect that can smell where oil is and lots of criminals are interested in it. ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Aces Go Places IV: You Never Die Twice (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Baldy and King Kong shuttle between New Zealand and Hong Kong to recover a hi-tech prism that can impart superhuman powers.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, friends, partners, chases and races, tough law enforcer, car chase, babies and infants, buddies, criminal heroes, goofy hero, reluctant partners ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Story: This time our already familiar family moves to Africa in order to save endangered wildlife.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: animals, vacation, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, rescue, youth, escapades, family, disorder, danger, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
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Boot Hill (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victims of oppressive town boss Honey are offered help by an unusual alliance of gunmen and circus performers
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, small town, small town life, buddies, lone wolves, crimes, good versus evil, criminal heroes, partners, escapades, rivalry, gang ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, suspenseful, humorous, rough ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, adventurer, obsessive quest, partners against crime, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, criminal heroes, crimes, intrigue, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 10K
Double Trouble (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Billionaire cousins Bastiano (Terence Hill) and Antonio (Bud Spencer) are two savvy businessmen, at least in one regard. They want to close a large deal, although they have to fear for their lives because of it since their competition won't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: social satire, brawl, wealth, cons and scams, nothing goes right, danger, society, rivalry, power relations, billionaire, dual identity, secret identity ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 466
Top Squad (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film revolves around a crack squad of female police officers who have to deal with harassment and a lack of respect from their male colleagues, personal issues as well as some serious criminals.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, gang, partners, reluctant partners, master warrior, tough law enforcer, rivalry, master criminal, disorder, chaos and mayhem, track down ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
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Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: alligator, adventure, family, siblings relations, escapades, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, animal life, storytelling, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 101 min.
Story: MR. BONES 2: BACK FROM THE PAST, is the story of Hekule, the King of Kuvukiland who is given a gemstone by the dying Kunji Balanadin. The stone is cursed and causes Hekule to become possessed by the spirit of the mischievous Kunji. It is up Mr. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, misfit, obsessive quest, imaginary, nothing goes right, heroes, sent to the future, curses spells and rituals, save the day, disorder, fish out of water, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%