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Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
 5.4
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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, melancholic
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, academy, competition, chase, crimes, heist, gang, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, officers and cadets, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, buddies, chaos, nothing goes right, disorder, rivalry, goofy hero, partners against crime, basic training, cons and scams, power relations, governor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, idiotic and melancholic films with plots about disorder, catastrophe, mentor, vengeance, dialogue, life philosophy and fight scenes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Police Academy 3: Back in Training: Police Academy (1984), Moving Violations (1985), Brain Donors (1992), I Got the Hook Up (1998), Surrender (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, police academy, crime, vengeance, police investigation, workplace intrigue, partners against crime, crimes, cons and scams, goofy hero, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
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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, humorous, light, idiotic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, rookie, instructor, parody, chase, goofy hero, police, disorder, academy, anti heroes, officers and cadets, recruit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, police investigation, goofy hero, anti heroes, heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners against crime, master criminal, disorder, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, prank, mayor, crime, police investigation, campaign, cons and scams, goofy hero, officers and cadets, crimes, partners against crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, prank, crime, police investigation, running out of air, hostages, officers and cadets, nothing goes right, cons and scams, reluctant partners, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: offbeat, humorous, not serious, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nasa, chase, police, power relations, rebellion, urban, misfit, chases and races, cons and scams, nothing goes right, teachers and students, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, semi serious, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mafia, undercover, police academy, police investigation, chase, farce, gangsters, crime, video game, good versus evil, fish out of water, computer virus ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: ballet, farce, buddies, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, siblings relations, goofy hero, cons and scams, rivalry, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, heist, odd couple, misfit, cons and scams, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 773
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: heist, love triangle, artist, couples, disorder, dishonesty, looking for love, battles, dull life, self discovery, criminal heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills
⇓ 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: realistic, sexy, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, prank, ambition, high school life, power relations, youth, buddies, disorder, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, sport team, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: mafia, impostor, opposites attract, couples, suburbs, dishonesty, going straight, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, crimes, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, buddies, partners, disorder, teenage life, on the road, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, not serious, realistic, sexual, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, school, teenager, student, vengeance, teenage love, college life, teenage life, rivalry, underdog, college, prank ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nerd, vacation, farce, frame up, defector, college, friends, disorder, prank, underdog, rivalry, friendship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
Plot: fbi, odd couple, academy, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, friendship, police detective, female protagonist, strong female character, unlikely friendships, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.3
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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: realistic, humorous, not serious, idiotic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, camping, disorder, summer camp, lifestyle, underdog, save the day, uninhibited rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions, youth, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, friends, adventure, chases and races, disorder, incompetent police, heroes, countryside, partners, misfit, uncle nephew relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Meatballs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tripper is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he's young at heart and only marginally more mature than the campers themselves. Tripper befriends Rudy, a loner camper who has trouble fitting in. As ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, rivalry, camp, friends, mischievous children, rich and poor, youth, prank, flirting, ketchup, toothpick, french fries ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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 ...
Plot: switching roles, crimes, unlikely criminals, fish out of water, misfit, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, goofy hero, cons and scams, nothing goes right, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Pest (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, chase, manhunt, scam, danger, nothing goes right, down on your luck, crimes, chases and races, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, dishonesty, disorder, rich and poor, prison life, misfit, nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california, malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Bachelor Party (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This outrageously funny look at one man's final moments of bachelorhood stars Tom Hanks as Rick, reluctant recipient of a bachelor bash given by a group of friends who view partying as their full-time religion. Rick's worried fiancée, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tennis, wedding, party, donkey, nothing goes right, love and romance, snobbism, family relations, friends, sexual perversion, disorder, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, cowboy, parody, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, disorder, explosion, train, glue, robbery, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, not serious, realistic, psychotronic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: summer camp, alien, rivalry, teenage life, lifestyle, contests and competitions, looking for sex, heroes, save the day, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, boot camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, awful ...
Plot: police, law enforcement, disorder, partners, police detective, crimes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, witnessing a crime, down on your luck, nurse, law enforcer ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 23K
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, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, prank, gambling debt, revenge, vengeance, dishonesty, farce, infidelity, underdog, gambling, down on your luck, buddies ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Cannonball Fever (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense, surreal
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, crimes, chases and races, friends, underdog, rivalry, adventurer, chaos, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.7
 3K
3 Strikes (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, going straight, starting over, on the run, righting the wronged, disorder, law enforcement, partners, nothing goes right, cons and scams, heist, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%