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Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
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Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better his odds, but things don't quite turn out as expected...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny, entertaining, intense, cult film, unusual plot structure, melancholic
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, academy, competition, chase, farce, crimes, heist, gang, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, officers and cadets, chases and races, dishonesty, chaos, law enforcement, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, basic training, goofy hero, partners against crime, cons and scams, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, cult film and funny films with plots about disorder, farce, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, life philosophy and silly humor mostly in Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Police Academy 3: Back in Training: Police Academy (1984), Meatballs 4 (1992), Moving Violations (1985), Brain Donors (1992), Heartbreak High (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Police Academy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, idiotic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, farce, goofy hero, officers and cadets, rookie, recruit, instructor, parody, chase, prank, police, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, los angeles
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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Carey Mahoney and his cohorts have finally graduated from the Police Academy and are about to hit the streets on their first assignment. Question is, are they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti-tagging terrorists? Time will tell, but ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, cult film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, police station, commander, police academy, crime, crimes, farce, police investigation, partners against crime, nothing goes right, fighting crime, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, crime, crimes, farce, police investigation, anti heroes, tough law enforcer, goofy hero, partners, buddies, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london
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47%
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, realistic, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, prank, master criminal, mayor, farce, crimes, crime, police investigation, heist, officers and cadets, tough law enforcer, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, hostage, prank, crimes, crime, farce, police investigation, reluctant partners, master criminal, partners against crime, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach
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Meatballs 4 (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ricky is the hottest water-ski instructor around and he has just be rehired by his former employer/camp to whip up attendance. But the camp is in serious financial trouble and the owner of a rival, more popular, camp wants to buy them out. Therefore ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, camping, hopes, workplace, lifestyle, contests and competitions, youth, save the day, underdog, summer camp, disorder, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Moving Violations (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean.
Style: witty, offbeat, twists and turns, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, nasa, police, cons and scams, law enforcement, chases and races, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, teachers and students, urban, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, rivalry, goofy hero, misfit, fish out of water, disorder, taxi driver ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: farce, mafia, undercover, police academy, commander, police investigation, chase, gangsters, crime, crimes, video game, officers and cadets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Heartbreak High (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two long-time rival high school football coaches lead their respective teams into battle for the city football championship. However, before the opening kickoff, various students from each school try to do whatever it takes to throw the opposing ...
Style: humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, prank, disorder, power relations, friends, contests and competitions, youth, buddies, ambition, athlete and trainer, high school life, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, odd couple, crimes, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Porky's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game since he has bet on the opposing team.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, school, student, teenage love, high school life, teachers and students, college life, sexual relations, college, disorder, couples ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, las vegas
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25%
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Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As not-quite-orderlies who're downright Disorderlies, rap-music favorites The Fat Boys rule. Playing the freewheeling caretakers of the frail Dennison (Hollywood legend Ralph Bellamy), they stir up a comedic culture clash in Palm Beach society ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, switching roles, fish out of water, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, crime gone awry, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
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Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: impostor, cons and scams, comedy of errors, disorder, crimes, mafia, love, con artists, house, friendship, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, criminal heroes, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love, disorder, couples, dull life, battles, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Meatballs Part II (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second in-name-only sequel to the first Meatballs summer camp movie sets us at Camp Sasquash where the owner Giddy tries to keep his camp open after it's threatened with foreclosure after Hershey, the militant owner of Camp Patton located ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: summer camp, alien, rivalry, looking for sex, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, youth, contests and competitions, heroes, save the day, lifestyle, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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23%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, talky, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dancer's life, breakdance, love triangle, lifestyle, follow your dream, contests and competitions, youth, disorder, couple relations, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
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23%
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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, semi serious, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fbi, odd couple, police detective, friendship, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners, female protagonist, strong female character, academy, unlikely friendships, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, quest, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, disorder, college life, teenage life, on the road, riddles and clues, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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23%
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Dirty Work (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Unemployed and recently dumped, Mitch and his buddy Sam start a revenge-for-hire business to raise the $50,000 that Sam's father needs to get a heart transplant. The dirty duo brings down a movie theater manager and hires hookers to pose as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: bookies, prostitute, prank, revenge, farce, vengeance, dishonesty, down on your luck, infidelity, partners, buddies, underdog ...
Time: 90s
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Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, athlete, frame up, defector, nerd, college, vacation, rivalry, silly humor, friendship, student life, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, florida, miami
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22%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in Brooklyn, all the while dealing with their personal lives, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: police, law enforcement, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes, witnessing a crime, silly humor, down on your luck, police detective, disorder, police officer ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
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22%
Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: prostitute, casino, nudity (full frontal - brief), gambling, hotel, destiny, bank, homecoming, addiction, silly humor, profanity, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york
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22%
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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, goofy hero, social misfits, disorder, partners, buddies, misfit, dumb, high school, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
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22%
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Beerfest (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During a trip to Germany to scatter their grandfather's ashes, German-American brothers Todd and Jan discover Beerfest, the secret Olympics of downing stout, and want to enter the contest to defend their family's beer-guzzling honor. Their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: competition, beer, alcohol, ambition, championship, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, buddies, rivalry, german, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, usa, europe, amsterdam, united states ...
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22%
School for Scoundrels (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, cons and scams, mentor, low self esteem, loser, tennis, dating, date ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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22%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, journalism, nothing goes right, ambition, ego clash, farce, workplace, battle of the sexes, rivalry, media satire, workplace situations, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The 11 Commandments (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After an evening of drinking, six men find themselves in front of The God of the Joke. Distressed to find that people aren't laughing anymore, He gives the six friends a mission: to save the world with the Eleven Commandments of the Joke. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, funny, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, chaos and mayhem, disorder, buddies, friends, silly humor, profanity, stupidity, humiliation, disguise, vandalism, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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22%
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Clockwise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, chaos, farce, school, race against time, obsession, power relations, profanity, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, teachers and students, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the students of Angel Beach High decide to stage "An Evening With Shakespeare," their efforts are threatened by Miss Balbricker, who views the works of Shakespeare as obscene. She enlists the help of Reverend Bubba Flavel, a religious ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, teenager, racism, prank, ku klux klan, teaching, coming of age, buddies, couples, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%