Movies like MacGruber

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MacGruber (2010)
 5.5
 44K
MacGruber (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, absurd, funny, satirical, realistic, surprise ending, cult film, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, hotshot hero, danger, escapades, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, save the world, heroic mission, good versus evil, nuclear threat, secret agents, presumed dead, nudity (full frontal - brief), nuclear, explosion, nuclear weapon, swat team, sarcasm, exploding building, heroes, graphic violence, grudge, rivalry, race against time, bug ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, siberia, moscow russia, las vegas, colorado, ecuador ...

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Most similar movies to MacGruber

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, parody, funny and not serious films with plots about chase, dialogue, vengeance, farce, mentor, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like MacGruber: Team America: World Police (2004), Get Smart (2008), Spy Hard (1996), The Interview (2014), Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Team America: World Police (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Team America World Police follows an international police force dedicated to maintaining global stability. Learning that dictator Kim Jong il is out to destroy the world, the team recruits Broadway star Gary Johnston to go undercover. With the help ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppetry, puppet, terrorism, war on terror, secret agents, puppets, heroic mission, adventurer, save the world, satire, danger, deadly ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: paris france, cairo egypt, pentagon, france, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 209K
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, parody, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, goofy hero, top secret, unlikely partners, secret service, treason, save the day, chases and races, traitor, world domination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., russia, usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 37K
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: farce, james bond spoof, kgb, secret agents, goofy hero, save the world, heroic mission, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination, disorder, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 315K
The Interview (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, profanity, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, topical humor, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, usa, asia, korea, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, military life, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, military, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, southeast asia, washington d.c., asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, culture clash, couples, farce, taxi driver, fall in love, taxi, american dream, starting over, faked death, superhuman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, new york, usa, middle east, tel aviv israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, ridiculous, parody ...
Plot: spy, farce, satire, culture clash, stupidity, vulgarity, secret agents, virus, espionage, soccer, undercover, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, south africa, uganda, santiago chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 236K
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, female assassin, espionage, cia, undercover, cia agent, spy, arms dealer, weapons, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rome italy, paris france, budapest hungary, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 47K
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: gunfight, organized crime, mob boss, vengeance, fighting crime, crimes, martial arts, hotshot hero, tough heroes, machismo, injustice, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, humorous, not serious, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, catastrophe, nothing goes right, save the day, chase, adventure, daring rescue, misfit, odd couple, race against time, save the world, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, humorous, feel good, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover, world domination, interracial relations, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, fighting the system, hidden identity, rivalry, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 185K
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: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, couples, love and romance, undercover, on the run, espionage, chases and races, partners, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, supermodel, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: london, washington d.c., seattle washington, big ben london, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 5K
Cat Run (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: female killer, female spy, femme fatale, assassination attempt, private detective, on the run, uncover truth, woman in danger, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, italy, lyon, new york, montenegro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Operation: Endgame (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A battle ensues among two government spy teams in an underground facility after their boss is assassinated.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, assassination, undercover, working undercover, violence spree, hitman, deadly, danger, workplace, government agency, female assassin, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, save the world, undercover, laser, gold, helicopter, master villain, disorder, heroic mission, good versus evil, james bond spoof ...
Time: 70s, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: japan, belgium, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 81K
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, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, martial arts, secret agents, adventure, reluctant partners, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, nothing goes right, save the day, secret identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, martial arts, amnesia, working undercover, goofy hero, master criminal, save the day, race against time, spy, government agency, danger, spy spoof ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 4K
Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, one man army, chase, terrorism, race against time, undercover, spy, nuclear bomb, track down, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, amsterdam, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pizza delivery boy, race against time, buddies, profanity, crime, crimes, escapades, kidnapping, heist, danger, threat, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 21K
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, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: profanity, chaos, danger, disorder, irresponsible, extreme sport, buddies, stupidity, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, trick, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, tokyo, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, secret identity, gangsters, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, escapades, inheritance, irresponsible, super vehicle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, terrorism, island, anti heroes, anti hero, farce, save the day, law enforcement, military life, heroic mission, officers and cadets, partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: cuba, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: secret agents, time travel, spy spoof, dumb, spy, undercover, farce, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 87K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, robbery, police, money laundering, police officer, thief, undercover cop, wedding, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, save the day, government agency, race against time, escapades, master villain, danger, chases and races, save the world, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, heroes, escapades, undercover, dangerous animal, government agency, golden years, rivalry, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 77K
Machete Kills (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ex-Federale agent Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to ...
Style: absurd, stylized, parody, not serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: machete, mercenary, lone hero, gory, heroic mission, machismo, hotshot hero, save the world, deadly, tough heroes, anti heroes, space travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, washington d.c., san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 107K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: two man army, escapades, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 50K
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, race against time, daring rescue, adventure, buddies, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: budapest, washington d.c., budapest hungary, monte carlo, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%