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High Security Vacation (2009)
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High Security Vacation (2009)
Original name: Каникулы строгого режима
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts pose as children's summer camp staff in order to evade capture and learn about caring for others in the process. Sumrak has been in prison since he was 16 years old but is pushing thirty now, is well acquainted with prison gang culture and covered with tattoos. Evgeni Koltsov is a former police officer unjustly imprisoned and destined for a death sentence from the other inmates if he stays in prison.
Style: humorous, light, realistic, captivating, entertaining, semi serious
Plot: summer camp, adventure, starting over, social relations, self discovery, human relationship, children, escape, convict, changing lives, friendship between men, fugitives, escaped prisoner, prison escape, ex cop, prison, prison riot, camp counselor, unlikely relationship, ex convict, parenting, love affair, career change, lake, performance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, captivating and semi serious films with plots about adventure, friendship, disorder, friends, escapades, self discovery and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like High Security Vacation: The Hidden Fortress (2001), Dzhentlmeny, Udachi! (2012), Sedona (2011), Sweet Little Lies (2011), Ostap Bender. The Beginning (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hidden Fortress (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Just like every other summer, the children of two camp-sites play "war". But, this summer it takes an interesting turn.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rich and poor, forbidden love, human nature, adventure, love and romance, youth, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, summer camp, heroes, young heroes, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dzhentlmeny, Udachi! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The remake of famous Russian comedy "Dzhentlmeny udachi" (1971).
Style: semi serious, funny, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: cons and scams, disorder, petty criminal, secret agents, lookalikes, crimes, dishonesty, misfit, undercover, twins, criminal gang, impersonating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Sedona (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soul-searching comedic adventure set among famous red rocks and vortexes of Sedona, Arizona, visitors to the mystical town encounter eccentric characters and a series of calamities that lead them to unexpected miracles.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: travel, self discovery, couples, small town, social relations, bad luck, adventure, friendship, society, miraculous event, small town life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Sweet Little Lies (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: no overview yet.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, humorous, road movie, feel good ...
Plot: adventure, society, friendship, on the road, coming of age, cons and scams, track down, youth, rebelliousness, journey, self discovery, cross country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Croatia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
Style: feel good, absurd, semi serious, non-linear, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, retirement home, escapades, comedy of errors, aging, wanted, chase, deadpan, starting over, runaway, sarcasm, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, russia, ussr, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Ostap Bender. The Beginning (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian Empire, 1919. By a twist of fate, young idealist Osip Zadunaisky meets an infamous con artist and self-proclaimed Turkish subject Ibrahim Bender. A man of pure thought and aristocratic upbringing, Osip would never have associated with a ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating, humorous
Plot: treasure hunt, con artists, treasure, adventure, male female relationship, criminal, con trick, fatal attraction, cons and scams, escapades, femme fatale, embezzler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Bad Hair Day (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a high school tech whiz (Laura Marano), who is determined to become prom queen. But on the big day, she suddenly wakes up having a bad hair day, and her destroyed prom dress, and everything that can go wrong, does go badly wrong. A ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, teenage life, down on your luck, youth, physical appearance, chase, happy ending, crime gone awry, high school prom, police detective, strong female presence, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 5K
Camp Takota (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With her personal and professional life in shambles, Elise ends up having to take a job as a counselor at her old summer camp. There, she reunites with two estranged friends who attended camp and never left. When the future of the camp is put in ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: summer camp, save the day, friendship, instructor, youth, fired from the job, rivalry, friends, camp, strong female presence, family, adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Rise of the Fellowship (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randall Dooley is a geek. His three best friends are geeks too. He works in a game shop, he spends all his free time playing online games, his older brother bullies him unmercifully, his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: adventure, rivalry, contests and competitions, buddies, friends, computers and web, siblings relations, sword and sorcery, flash drive
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirk Redgrave and Flint Weaver met only three weeks ago. But that hasn't stopped them from becoming the greatest pirates the Great Salt Lake has ever known. Still, pirate life isn't all that it's cracked up to be. For Kirk, it's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, escapades, friends, buddies, rivalry, ocean, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: misfit, escapades, farce, adventure, obsessive quest, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, collector, geek, british, imaginary
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 1K
Safari (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Richard Dacier owns a tour agency specialized on organizing safaris for European tourists eager to confront the African wild life. Actually, he took the job after his father and never went into the savanna by himself. As he owes big money to some ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: safari, adventure, wilderness, tour guide, disorder, escapades, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, nothing goes right, goofy hero, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Chapiteau-Show (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Four parts and four travels to the sea, four crossed short stories: Love, Friendship, Respect and Cooperation. Heroes of each of the short stories arrive to seaside town, and go through turning fragments of their life...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: resort, self discovery, hopes, introspection, friendship, bohemian life, social relations, love affair, real world, mute or deaf, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, crimea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lighthouse Hill (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After his best friend dies, Charlie hits the road and stumbles into Lighthouse Hill, a village where residents seem to know a lot more about him than they should.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: romance, friends, couples, village life, self discovery, countryside, village, family relations, fall in love, love, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Gaston Lagaffe (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gaston is a new guy at the Peticoin start-up. With his delusional inventions, he will change the lives of his colleagues. Cat, seagull, cow, and gaffophone will be at the center of the mishaps of this genius laidback handyman who wants only to do ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: inventor, slacker, workplace situations, adventure, disorder, buddies, friendship, office, everyday life, gadget, employer employee relationship, cow
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, sexual content, partners, obsessive quest, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, thailand, asia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
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Doc Martin (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doc Martin tells the tale of Martin Clunes' character in the film, in the months leading up to the Saving Grace story. Martin Bamford is a heart-broken London obstetrician, in a jealous rage after he finds out that his wife has been sleeping ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, sincere
Plot: starting over, introspection, infidelity, dishonesty, homecoming, village, husband wife relationship, adultery, romance, social relations, village life, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Venturing into the woods causes nothing but trouble and hilarity for three misguided males in this straight to video spin-off of 2004's "Without A Paddle".
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, wilderness, nothing goes right, buddies, riddles and clues, last wish, friends, camping, golden years, disorder, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, unlikely partners, odd couple, car race, fugitives, race against time, escapades, partners, treasure hunt, chase, tough heroes, rally ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995, 2000s
Place: europe, france, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 576
Ripped Parrot (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three convicted criminals escape from prison carrying only a güiro, a tambor and an accordion. During their journey, they meet with a bunch of interesting characters and are forced to use their musical skills to help them get home.
Style: road movie, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: escaped prisoner, escape, prison escape, fugitives, runaway, prisoner, musician, absurd humor, humour, fleeing, music, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, self discovery, fall in love, small town sheriff, social relations, hopes, small town life, love and romance, actress, journalist, drunkenness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: fake priest, mistaken identity, small town, priest, disorder, social relations, hidden identity, farce, village, prison, criminal, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971) is a comedy film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, starring Rosalind Russell and Darren McGavin, and released by United Artists. This was Russell's last theatrical film role, with one TV movie in 1972. Russell adapted ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: espionage, secret agents, escape, cia, spy, undercover, heroes, confined, rivalry, adventure, crimes, captivity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: albania, mexico, europe, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.9
 3K
Land Ho! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, road movie ...
Plot: aging, road trip, elderly, buddies, self discovery, human spirit, friendship, disorder, on the road, senior citizen, friends, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Uncle Killed a Guy (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eder (Lázaro Ramos) is arrested after confessing the murder of a man. Duca (Darlan Cunha), a 15 years old boy who is Eder's nephew, wants to prove the innocence of his uncle, he's sure that his uncle confessed the crime to protect his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, teenage life, investigation, who done it, love and romance, youth, mystery, best friends, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Perfect Plan (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: fake marriage, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, love affair, adventure, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, obsessive quest, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, europe, france, copenhagen, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 702
Get Well Soon (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After an accident, Pierre, a sixty years old grumpy man, ends up stuck on an hospital bed with a cast. While Pierre dreams of silence and solitude with his strong character, the whole world seems to invite himself to his hospital bed. Powerless, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, light ...
Plot: introspection, self discovery, hospital, family relations, hopes, aging, estrangement, elderly, siblings relations, injury
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 1.5
 921
Directly Kakha (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Kakha fell for the beautiful Sophia, but in order to get to her heart, he needed to overtake the brand new BMW Ruslan on his “penny” and score a friendship with Sergo. What will Kakh choose - love or friendship?
Style: captivating, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good
Plot: racecar driver, in love, adventure, love at first sight, contests and competitions, fall in love, wager, love and romance, male protagonist, car race, money problems, friendship between men ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, adventure, on the road, rivalry, farce, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 290
Partner (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective is going through different adventures while he is stuck in a little boy body.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, exciting, touching
Plot: baby, police, father, partner, mafia, adventure, friendship, disorder, family relations, chase, father son relationship, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%