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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
 6.9
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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bumbling cop Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.
Style: parody, funny, absurd, humorous, ridiculous, clever, unusual plot structure, melancholic, satirical, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: farce, police, usa president, satire, police investigation, president, kidnapping, catastrophe, porn, friends, weapons, conspiracy, lone hero, fantasy world, destiny, brutality, oil, corruption, runaway, adoption, chase, disaster, mentor, vengeance, humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, parody and absurd films with plots about farce, mentor, dialogue, adaptation, runaway, catastrophe and chase mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear: Airplane! (1980), Police Squad! (1982), Wrongfully Accused (1998), Top Secret! (1984), Hot Shots! (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, light, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, family outing
Plot: deadpan, police, dumb, investigation, crimes, stupidity, gunfight, farce, creativity, sarcasm, satire, dimwit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, england, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 241K
Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: parody, funny, absurd, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: airplane, stewardess, air disaster, satire, pilot, passenger, food poisoning, deadpan, fear of flying, rescue, disaster, absurd humor ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: police, sexual humor, stupidity, farce, undercover, terrorism, gangsters, race against time, master criminal, save the day, sexy woman, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 19K
Police Squad! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982, created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, and starring Leslie Nielsen. A spoof of police procedurals, the series featured Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker's usual ...
Style: parody, sitcom, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: satire, police, private detective, partners against crime, police officer, humour, police detective, farce, deadpan, silly humor, squad, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, funny, humorous, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, fugitives, on the run, farce, false accusation, screwball, stupidity, bus, protagonist as suspect, satire, dishonesty, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 68K
Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces ...
Style: parody, funny, not serious, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: spy, world war two, cow, espionage, heroic mission, cold war, fascism, selflessness, daring rescue, occupation, musical tour, double agent ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: east germany, germany, east berlin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 110K
Hot Shots! (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: parody, humorous, funny, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: goofy hero, stupidity, heroic mission, air force, airplane, save the day, military base, disorder, love and romance, satire, military, aviation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1971, year 1975, 70s ...
Place: california, iraq, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 38K
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, funny, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: james bond spoof, farce, spy, kgb, secret agents, goofy hero, save the world, heroic mission, disorder, assassination, race against time, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who ...
Style: parody, absurd, funny, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, dumb, friendship, youth, sarcasm, hip hop, stupidity, urban ghetto, social satire, family relations, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, witty, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, drug dealing, mad scientist, law enforcement, buddies, satire, buddy cop, gunfight, police investigation, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, fantasy world, writers, justice, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, incompetent police, terrorist, buddies, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, usa, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The eighth and last of the Pink Panther series. The illegitimate son of Inspector Clouseau is on the case of the kidnapped Princess Yasmin.
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, twist ending, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, police investigation, chase, psychology, destiny, culture clash, death, adaptation, clones, alternate reality, catastrophe, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
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Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, parody, satirical, absurd, buddy movie ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: crimes, investigation, buddy cop, police, stupidity, justice, farce, partners, goofy hero, working undercover, satire, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Jerky Boys (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
Style: humorous, absurd, parody, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: prank telephone call, gangsters, vengeance, dishonesty, mafia, sarcasm, adaptation, multiple storylines, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, natural disaster, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, mistaken identity, police investigation, brutality, racism, bad cop, interracial relations, crimes, social differences, resort, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.1
 123K
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: alien invasion, satire, alien, ghost, save the world, silly humor, teenager, family, haunted house, humour, alien creature, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Witless Protection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, sexy, melancholic, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, fbi, comedy of errors, dumb, on the run, hidden identity, goofy hero, woman in danger, disorder, wrong place wrong time, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
 9K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: funny, humorous, intense, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, fish out of water, friendship, nothing goes right, hostage, disorder, cons and scams, misfit, partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, funny, intense, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, thief, robbery, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, destiny, stereotypes, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.7
 147K
White Chicks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites to the Hamptons, where they're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper. But when the girls realize ...
Style: ridiculous, humorous, satirical, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: cross dressing, dumb, fish out of water, fbi, working undercover, special agents, gender bending, teenager, goofy hero, buddy cop, stereotypes, sisters ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Russians need help in dealing with the Mafia and so they seek help with the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is ...
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, scary, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police academy, police, mafia, farce, video game, gangsters, chase, crimes, police investigation, destiny, car chase, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Police Academy misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy's commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot ...
Style: humorous, absurd, parody, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, golf, police academy, crimes, police investigation, farce, shark, male nudity, lone hero, catastrophe, underdog, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami beach, miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
High School High (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, unusual plot structure, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teacher, hip hop, school, satire, gang, cheerleading, farce, teenager, high school, destiny, first contact, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Our favourite police men are called together to deal with a gang who rob banks and jewelers. Using their various talents as well as their extraordinary luck, the crooks stand no chance against our men and women wearing blue..
Style: humorous, feel good, ridiculous, parody, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, police academy, farce, crimes, police investigation, gang, vengeance, gangsters, justice, life philosophy, violence, natural disaster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.5
 16K
Mafia! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, farce, father son relationship, casino, nothing goes right, stupidity, multiple storylines, dumb, satire, justice, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, year 1933, year 1967, year 1938
Place: las vegas, italy, sicily, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: funny, light, feel good, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unemployment, caper, robbery, heist, loss of job, bankruptcy, crimes, business, gangsters, greed, money, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Style: funny, humorous, parody, light, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, crimes, mafia, gangsters, chase, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, rise to the top, goofy hero, satire ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 80s, year 1935, 1910s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 138K
Get Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, absurd, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, prison, wealth, gang, millionaire, training, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, rags to riches, greed, creativity, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.4
 3K
Feds (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real ...
Style: humorous, intense, melancholic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fbi, odd couple, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, police detective, friendship, police investigation, female protagonist, strong female character, unlikely friendships, vampire human love ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a ...
Style: humorous, absurd, unusual plot structure, parody, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police academy, police, police investigation, crimes, farce, violence, skateboard, police corruption, redemption, camp, catastrophe, natural disaster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%