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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: light, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: summer camp, adventure, prison escape, convict, escape, starting over, social relations, fugitives, self discovery, escaped prisoner, human relationship, changing lives, prison, children, lake, ex cop, prison riot, friendship between men, male friendship, parenting, unlikely relationship, love affair, career change, performance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and captivating films with plots about adventure, friends, disorder, friendship, escapades, youth and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like High Security Vacation: Dzhentlmeny, Udachi! (2012), The Hidden Fortress (2001), Sedona (2011), Friendship! (2010), Sweet Little Lies (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dzhentlmeny, Udachi! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The remake of famous Russian comedy "Dzhentlmeny udachi" (1971).
Style: light, funny, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: cons and scams, impersonating, working undercover, criminal heroes, doppelganger, criminal gang, hidden identity, petty criminal, twins, chases and races, prison, escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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75%
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: captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rich and poor, forbidden love, human nature, adventure, love and romance, youth, young heroes, summer camp, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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, contemplative, light, touching ...
Plot: travel, self discovery, social relations, couples, small town, bad luck, adventure, miraculous event, society, friendship, couple relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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Friendship! (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man from East Germany travels to San Francisco to search for his father, who fled 12 years ago. Together with his best friend, he starts the journey from New York with no money and the only word they ever learned in english-lessons: ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, touching
Plot: friendship, obsessive quest, disorder, culture clash, friends, on the road, fish out of water, social relations, friendship between men, road trip, best friends, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, friendship, on the road, coming of age, society, youth, rebelliousness, cons and scams, track down, self discovery, journey, cross country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Russia, UK, France, Spain, Germany
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, semi serious, absurd, 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, soviet union, russia, spain, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: summer camp, friendship, save the day, reunion, youth, instructor, fired from the job, rivalry, camp, friends, strong female presence, adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: rivalry, adventure, buddies, contests and competitions, friends, computers and web, siblings relations, flash drive, sword and sorcery
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, sincere
Plot: starting over, dishonesty, introspection, infidelity, homecoming, village, husband wife relationship, adultery, romance, social relations, cons and scams, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: espionage, secret agents, escape, cia, spy, undercover, adventure, crimes, heroes, rivalry, confined, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: resort, self discovery, reunion, introspection, friendship, hopes, love affair, real world, social relations, bohemian life, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: feel good, realistic, humorous, light, not serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, physical appearance, down on your luck, teenage life, crime gone awry, police detective, high school graduation, high school prom, chase, youth, happy ending, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, rafting, friendship, wilderness, nothing goes right, buddies, friends, last wish, riddles and clues, camping, thirtysomething life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Perfect Plan (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: light, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fake marriage, couple relations, love affair, escapades, love and romance, opposites attract, adventure, love, fall in love, unlikely couple, disorder, romance ...
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Lighthouse Hill (2004)
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: adventure, misfit, farce, escapades, obsessive quest, imaginary, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, collector, geek, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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
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Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1995
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pride of Lions (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, escapades, danger, friends, ocean or sea, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, ocean, rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, light, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, amateur detective, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, teenage love, youth, love and romance, who done it, best friends, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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45%
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, road movie ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alice Upside Down (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, ALICE McKINLEY finds her life seriously disrupted when her father BEN buys a store and moves her and her older brother LESTER to a new town. In the painful throes of adolescence, Alice has a ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: school, adventure, disorder, family relations, teenage life, family life, coming of age, family, starting over, hopes, teachers and students, romance ...
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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44%
Hands off Mississippi (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Die zehnjährige Emma freut sich auf die Ferien bei Oma Dolly auf dem Land. Nach ihrer Ankunft muss sie jedoch erfahren, dass der alte Herr Klipperbusch gestorben ist und sein schmieriger Neffe Albert Gansmann, genannt „Der Alligator“, alles ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)
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Duration: 106 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jaguar (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A shaman from the South American rain forest visits France for a public relations campaign. In a hotel's elevator in Paris he meets a French good-for-nothing named Perrin he's fascinated with. He follows Perrin to his flat and although ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, twists and turns, touching ...
Plot: shaman, adventure, jungle, campaign, gambling, culture clash, jaguar, elevator, supernatural power, escape, destiny, stoned ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, captivating, light, entertaining, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Escape (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lawyer is visiting a prison to meet with a violent criminal who has been condemned to death. During the visit, things turn bad, there is a riot where prisoners escape and the criminal escapes taking a lawyer hostage.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, priest, fake priest, disorder, social relations, impostor, farce, village, hidden identity, prison, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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42%