Movies like The Man Who Wasn't There 1983

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The Man Who Wasn't There (1983)
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The Man Who Wasn't There (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A minor diplomatic functionary stumbles upon a formula for invisibility.
Style: humorous, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), espionage, heroes, supernatural ability, secret agents, chase, on the run, obsessive quest, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, manhunt, danger, farce, chases and races, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, undercover, catastrophe, native american, car, hotel, death, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to The Man Who Wasn't There

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, parody and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, adventure and disorder mostly in Comedy, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Man Who Wasn't There: Real Men (1987), The Ice Pirates (1984), Get Smart, Again! (1989), Angel of H.E.A.T. (1983), Knight and Day (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Bumbling R&D inventors Bruce and Lloyd get out of the lab and into the field as they search to locate their latest invention - which has somehow gone missing. When you're used to spending your day inventing the most cutting edge spy ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, rivalry, twin brother, partners, save the day, adventure, anti hero, working undercover, heroic mission, disorder, race against time, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 4K
Real Men (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, inspirational, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, espionage, unlikely partners, danger, secret agents, partners, save the world, special agents, alien, farce, adventure, aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: parody, futuristic, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: outer space, pirate, time travel, heroes, battles, treasure hunt, space travel, space wars, space war, adventure, destiny, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Get Smart, Again! (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: KAOS has invented a weather machine so Maxwell Smart and Agent 99 are called back into action to foil this evil plan.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, race against time, couple relations, working undercover, disorder, fellow agent, silly humor, escapades, danger, save the world, undercover, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Angel of H.E.A.T. (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mad scientist uses an army of androids and a device that can disintegrate metal to try to steal microchips containing top secret information. The government dispatches a beautiful female agent to stop him.
Style: parody, exciting, sexy, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: scientist, imaginary, secret agents, escapades, adventure, rivalry, espionage, heroic mission, working undercover, chases and races, undercover, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, adventure, heroes, save the world, alien encounter, disorder, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, danger, misfit, alien abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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 ⇓
64%
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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of affection.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mad scientist, rescue, swamp, secret identity, deadly, superhuman powers, fighting crime, rivalry, escapades, zombie, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Mark: Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Moments after parachuting from Flight 777, a former Marine and a flight attendant find themselves descending into a world of madness. Panic and chaos plague the streets, cities are on fire, and they're being hunted by a team of mercenaries.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: chase, heroic mission, manhunt, on the run, heroes, experiment gone awry, danger, tracking device, implant, apocalypse, car chase, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 57K
Innerspace (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract ...
Style: humorous, captivating, futuristic, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, experiment gone awry, rescue, race against time, goofy hero, danger, disorder, shrinking, experiment, heroes, laser, miniaturization ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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 ⇓
61%
Our Man Flint (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, Intelligence Chief Cramden calls in top agent Derek Flint.
Style: parody, humorous, witty, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: espionage, chase, mad scientist, spy, megalomaniac, world domination, faked death, secret agents, undercover, heroes, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., new york, rome italy, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
In Like Flint (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flint is again called out of retirement when his old boss finds that he seems to have missed 90 seconds while golfing with the president. Flint finds that the president has been replaced by an actor (Flint's line [with a wistful look] is ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, space and aliens, secret agents, listening device, sexuality, bikini, rocket, spacecraft, conspiracy, adventure, mad scientist, twins ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: cuba, moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 535
Peacemaker (1990)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two aliens arrive on Earth trying to kill each other. This is not easy, since they seem to be able to regenerate lost body parts and survive bullet wounds. Both of them happen to meet a young pathologist Dori Caisson, and each alien tells her that ...
Style: psychotronic, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), evil alien, mysterious character, manhunt, obsessive quest, deadly, danger, crimes, government agency, protagonist as suspect, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. So he decides to go to work for a major corporation, which he discovers may be the evilest of all his adversaries.
Style: parody, humorous, rough, offbeat, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, camp, gore, satire, supernatural, rivalry, gory, disorder, mutant, righting the wronged, experiment gone awry, toxic ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 643
Running Man (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jong-Woo (played by Sin Ha-gyoon) is a poor, beleagured taxi driver with a bad attitude, understandable given the kind of clients he has to deal with. So when one night, a polite, well-dressed man offers an outrageous sum of money to rent the taxi ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, chase, on the run, uncover truth, investigation, manhunt, frame up, conspiracy, escapades, chases and races, running, car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.0
 2K
French Spies (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben and Bill are the two worst, completely useless agents - real losers. But who else would you send on a super-difficult top-secret mission? The French have just sold a new high-power M51 rocket to the Russians for crazy money. Unfortunately for ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: adventure, heroes, undercover, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, danger, two man army, secret agent, secret agents, mission, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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
Plot: small town, countryside, friendship, nothing goes right, youth, buddies, save the day, friends, siblings relations, disorder, misfit partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: romance, espionage, undercover, love and romance, secret agents, secret identity, partners, dishonesty, disorder, danger, couple relations, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 35K
Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, danger, gang war, crimes, crime, love and romance, nothing goes right, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 533K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, secret agents, government agency, partners, space and aliens, undercover, ufo, creature, alien encounter, save the world, aliens, secret service ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The fate of the planet in the hands of Larry, Moe and Curly Joe? That's exactly the situation the trio finds themselves in when they befriend a wacky scientist and must defend his secret invention from a pair of malevolent Martians. Sight gags, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: farce, three stooges, catastrophe, submarine, espionage, alien encounter, disorder, spacecraft, inventions and discoveries, rivalry, goofy hero, fugitives ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, kidnapping, mercenary, good versus evil, truck driver, race against time, rescue, chinatown, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, future dystopia, post apocalypse, chaos, save the world, adventure, survival, heroic mission, danger, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
 7.2
 9K
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 ⇓
44%
 6.7
 6K
Drive (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drive follows Toby Wong (Mark Dacascos), whose employers at Hong Kong's Leung Corporation have implanted in his chest a bio-energy module that enhances his physical abilities. Toby has escaped from the Leung Corporation's control and is ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, on the run, race against time, gang, chase, criminal's revenge, good versus evil, law enforcement, danger, odd couple, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 99K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: absurd, not serious, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wizards, farce, dragon, giant, knight, kidnapping, save the princess, escapades, family relations, daring rescue, partners, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.6
 1K
Lightspeed (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Daniel Leight has his radiation treatments sabotaged. He soon finds that he can now move at super speeds but only by risking metabolic damage which could prove to be fatal. 'Lightspeed' must now use his powers to go after ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: super speed, mutant, superhero, crimes, rivalry, danger, adventure, experiment gone awry, chases and races, escapades, heroes, government agency ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%