Movies like The Man with One Red Shoe

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The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
 5.7
 15K
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, parody, remake of french film, comic
Plot: undercover, espionage, secret agents, danger, mistaken identity, violin, agent, crimes, airport, chases and races, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, race against time, comedy of errors, goofy hero, cons and scams, silly humor, femme fatale, cia, prospector, spy, intelligence agency, religion, blonde ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Man with One Red Shoe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, parody and not serious films with plots about undercover, disorder, espionage, secret agents, spy, danger and farce mostly in Comedy, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Man with One Red Shoe: True Lies (1994), Get Smart, Again! (1989), Agent 38-24-36 (1964), Bikini Royale (2008), Operation Kid Brother (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hapless orchestra player becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy by being identified as a super secret agent.
Style: humorous, parody, witty, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, mistaken identity, undercover, farce, disorder, goofy hero, comedy of errors, heroes, spy, surveillance, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With 'little captain' Cambrai raising serious doubts about the reality of the so-called "super spy", Colonel Toulouse kidnaps Christine and forces Francois to play again the character of "The Tall Blond Man with One Black ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic
Plot: secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, secret agent, shoes, violinist, disorder, nothing goes right, on the run, investigation, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 246K
True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, top secret, secret agents, espionage, secret service, marriage, adventure, terrorist plot, surveillance, undercover, truth serum, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1994 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
56%
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 5.5
 346
Agent 38-24-36 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Eduardo Molinaro Spy-Spoof, Anthony Perkins plays a Russian spy sent out to steal sensitive information from NATO about military mobilization. Without much intelligence of his own, the distrusted agent of Soviet intelligence needs all the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: party, murder, undercover, dishonesty, secret agents, heroes, special agents, government agency, state affairs, crimes, espionage, unemployment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 319
Bikini Royale (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Special Agent Tanya X attempts to unmask enemy agents who are passing top secret missile plans via high stakes poker games.
Style: humorous, not serious, erotic, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: espionage, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, rivalry, dishonesty, government agency, secret agents, danger, chases and races, save the world, james bond spoof ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Operation Kid Brother (1967)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The evil crime syndicate Thanatos is bent on taking over the world, using a magnetic wave generator that will cause all metal-based machinery to grind to a halt. However, the well-known British secret agent normally assigned to such tasks isn't ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, comic ...
Plot: james bond spoof, farce, espionage, secret agents, escapades, rivalry, government agency, crimes, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 17K
The In-Laws (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, wedding, cia, espionage, fish out of water, eccentric family, secret identity, dentist, chaos, disorder, couples, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Nasty Rabbit (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russian spies secretly infect rabbits with a deadly bacteria, then let them loose in the U.S.
Style: humorous, offbeat, parody, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, partners, mad scientist, heroes, undercover, danger, chases and races, secret agents, misfit, dishonesty, escapades, silly humor ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
From Beijing with Love (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a giant dinosaur skull is stolen, the head of the Chinese secret police decides to assign the case to the force's most incompetent reject: a rural butcher who stands around all day drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred). With a trunkload ...
Style: parody, not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, espionage, spy, secret agent, james bond spoof, farce, working undercover, heroic mission, master villain, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 923
S*P*Y*S (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two CIA bunglers (Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould) botch a Soviet defection, then both sides mark them for termination.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, secret agents, government agency, chases and races, rivalry, partners, goofy hero, undercover, misfit partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Boris and Natasha (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The classic Bullwinkle villains Boris and Natasha are brought to life in their first full-length movie. 1992 Sally Kellerman Dave Thomas John Candy Alex Rocco
Style: humorous, exciting, parody, not serious, cult film
Plot: danger, secret agents, odd couple, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, partners, mysterious character, espionage, rivalry, undercover, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 47K
Spies Like Us (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, secret agents, race against time, undercover, chase, kgb, adventure, working undercover, danger, escapades, mistaken identity, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, asia, washington d.c., soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 845
Ninja Academy (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Police Academy" styled film offers its laughs at the expense of students of the obvious school for ninjas.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, undercover, goofy hero, master warrior, danger, heroes, silly humor, farce, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man is mistaken by foreign agents for a defecting cosmonaut and must prove his identity while evading capture.
Style: humorous, sitcom, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, secret agents, farce, diner, friends, partners, buddies, heroes, goofy hero, crimes, undercover, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Blondes Have More Guns (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarf, a chainsaw, and a mysterious blonde are the only clues to a growing number of stiffs (and not all of them are dead bodies!) Who can the police turn to? Harry Bates, of course, the smartest officer on the force. TOO BAD HARRY CAN’T OUTWIT ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, satire, amateur detective, deadly, danger, serial killer, disorder, down on your luck, riddles and clues, uncover truth, murder, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Under the Rainbow (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, light, funny ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, disorder, secret agents, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 227
Happy Hour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A chemist experimenting with different formulas stumbles upon an ingredient that, when added to beer, makes it absolutely irresistible. Before he realizes it, an international spy is after him to try to get the formula for himself.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: beer, righting the wronged, disorder, cons and scams, undercover, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, rivalry, on the run, silly humor, chemist ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, san diego california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.2
 153K
Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedy of errors, secret service, farce, spy, heroes, espionage, secret agents, megalomaniac, british, goofy hero, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 1K
Bullseye! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Roger Moore and Sally Kirkland star as three of the most unlikely rogues to ever score a heist. Hidden away in a vault is a fortune in diamonds, payment for a secret formula two government scientists have unscrupulously sold to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, disorder, cons and scams, undercover, dishonesty, chases and races, intrigue, goofy hero, nothing goes right, experiment, disguise ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.7
 965
Spy of Orange (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Netherlands are being threatened by a weird terrorist. The only one who can save The Netherlands from this terrorist seems to be Francois. He is a gay couturier who very much looks like the terrorist. They turn out to be twin brothers. Francois ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, escapades, terrorism, danger, undercover, goofy hero, twins, nothing goes right, disorder, blackmail, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, crimes, race against time, master villain, adventure, danger, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, save the day ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen, denmark, scandinavia, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a strange message from an unknown source. The message is coded. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, undercover, secret agents, danger, on the run, race against time, computer, female director, mole, verbal byplay, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, false accusation, on the run, fugitives, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, goofy hero, crimes, race against time, violinist ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Great Spy Chase (1964)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies is drawn into a high-stakes battle of wits to obtain the valuable military patents which have been inherited by the lovely widow.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, widow, secret service, castle, silly humor, undercover, prostitute, heroes, farce, disorder, secret agent ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, france, switzerland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mortadelo and Filemon: Mission - Save the Planet (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The planet is facing a great threat. During the worst drought ever known, a group of wrongdoers are in the process of finishing all the reserves of water that remain on Earth. The best secret agents in the world meet urgently, but they don't ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: secret agents, save the world, adventure, master villain, chases and races, partners, mad scientist, rivalry, heroes, escapades, goofy hero, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as "Memento," "Pulp Fiction," ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, goofy hero, hostages, gender bending, mate swapping, hostage, artists and showbiz, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 47K
Bad Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, odd couple, kidnapping, terrorism, culture clash, fish out of water, undercover agent, twin brother, betrayal, foot chase, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, langley virginia, california, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 425
One More Time (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: London nightclub buddies Salt (Sammy Davis Jr.) and Pepper (Peter Lawford) link Pepper's dead twin to diamond smugglers.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: twins, secret agents, undercover, crime, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, partners, best friends, investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%