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The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
 5.3
 1K
The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, sword fight, adventure, romance, partners, love and romance, against the odds, political intrigue, fall in love, adventurer, dishonesty, escapades, disorder, head of state, rivalry, escape, hidden identity, rescue, mistaken identity, state affairs, misfit partners, switching roles, body swapping, kingdom, heir to the throne ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about adventure, disorder, escapades, dishonesty, farce, rivalry and family mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Prisoner of Zenda: Crossed Swords (1977), Travels with My Aunt (1972), Ring of the Musketeers (1992), Royal Flash (1975), Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crossed Swords (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sword fight, escapades, twins, prank, dishonesty, life is a bitch, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, disorder, street kid, royal family ...
Time: victorian, 16th century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Travels with My Aunt (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt"s shady schemes.
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, clever, realistic ...
Plot: ransom, dishonesty, love and romance, odd couple, adventurer, elderly, nothing goes right, opposites attract, unlikely partners, family relations, world spanning, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, parody, farce, adventure, siblings relations, switching roles, anti hero, silly humor, partners, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, obsessive quest, adventurer, adventure, partners against crime, heroic mission, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 2K
Royal Flash (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cowardly rogue Harry Flashman's (Malcolm McDowell) schemes to gain entry to the royal circles of 19th-century Europe go nowhere until he meets a pair of devious nobles with their own agenda. At their urging, Flashman agrees to re-create himself ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, stylized, realistic, semi serious
Plot: battles, soldier, betrayal, sword fight, battle, political intrigue, military life, farce, royal family, intrigue, dishonesty, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1800s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971) is a comedy film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, starring Rosalind Russell and Darren McGavin, and released by United Artists. This was Russell's last theatrical film role, with one TV movie in 1972. Russell adapted ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, secret agents, escape, spy, confined, working undercover, heroic mission, captivity, fish out of water, prison, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: albania, europe, mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, musketeer, adventure, romance, betrayal, escapades, rebellion, espionage, state affairs, danger, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 70s
Place: france, england, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.9
 249
Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fake doctor, society, head of state, love and romance, unemployment, bus, switching roles, heist, disorder, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.5
 649
On the Double (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to impersonate the Colonel, ostensibly to allow the Colonel to make a secret trip ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hitler, sergeant, food fight, world war two, military, head of state, espionage, soldier, heroes, criminal heroes, wartime life, state affairs ...
Time: year 1944
Place: england, germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Loves and Times of Scaramouche (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The adventures of a cad in Napoleonic times.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting, sexy ...
Plot: farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, strong sexual content, disorder, political intrigue, cons and scams, vengeance, forbidden love, comedy of errors, fall in love, assassination attempt ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Two-Bits & Pepper (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Comedy about idiotic (the two can't even add 1+1) kidnappers, both played for unknown reasons by Joe Piscopo, who capture two young girls and hold them for ransom. However, in "Home Alone" fashion, the two girls make fools of the two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, friendship, horse, criminal heroes, escapades, hostages, family, goofy hero, danger, crimes, pets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Carry on Pimpernel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid their French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, parody, wig, aristocrat, chateau, brother, sister, legend, sword fight, duel, guillotine, french revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Couch Trip (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, screwball, comedy of errors, mental illness, doctors and patients, mistaken identity, radio show, nothing goes right, dishonesty, media, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, london, england, los angeles, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirk Redgrave and Flint Weaver met only three weeks ago. But that hasn't stopped them from becoming the greatest pirates the Great Salt Lake has ever known. Still, pirate life isn't all that it's cracked up to be. For Kirk, it's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, danger, escapades, friends, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Prince and the Pauper (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of the classic, "The Prince and the Pauper" is the retelling of Edward Tudor and young Thomas Canty, two amazing look-alikes caught up in imperial intrigue and scandal. In fleeing from his violent father, Tom stumbles into ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rich and poor, hidden identity, switching roles, mistaken identity, fish out of water, social differences, adventure, young heroes, wish come true, disorder, intrigue, youth ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Bunny Guards (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, offbeat, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, silly humor, disorder, farce, rivalry, escapades, odd couple, danger, curses spells and rituals, save the lady, evil sorcerer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, danger, escapades, rescue, adventure, obsessive quest, uncover truth, parents and children, family life, family relations, amateur detective, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.7
 363
Masquerade (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The British send an American and a war hero to kidnap and hide an oil-country prince.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: secret agents, captivity, political conspiracy, satire, disorder, kidnapping, adventure, dishonesty, danger, save the day, espionage, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, england, europe, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 60
Bored Silly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: What starts out as a boring day for Bobby, Johnnie and Chuck quickly escalates into a riotous backyard adventure. A swarming beehive, a lawn mower with a mind of its own, a mysterious junkman and the neighborhood bully are just some of the hilarious ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, buddies, disorder, youth, teenage life, small town, summer vacation, heroes, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Phileas Fogg III, great grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph Stuart III, the descendant of the original Fogg's ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: three stooges, obsessive quest, goofy hero, rivalry, race against time, dishonesty, master and servant, escapades, adventure, contests and competitions, buddies, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: honolulu hawaii, tokyo, san francisco, london, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.1
 7K
Hopscotch (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When CIA operative Miles Kendig deliberately lets KGB agent Yaskov get away, his boss threatens to retire him. Kendig beats him to it, however, destroying his own records and traveling to Austria where he begins work on a memoir that will expose all ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: kgb, espionage, spy, cia, special agents, love and romance, lovers on the run, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, cons and scams, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, austria, germany, usa, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern day telling of the Mark Twain classic, The Prince and the Pauper.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rich and poor, mistaken identity, disorder, youth, family, adventure, fish out of water, power relations, dishonesty, hidden identity, urban ghetto, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, starting with the Star of Leningrad diamond, nabbed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, clever ...
Plot: mystery, special agents, superhuman powers, obsessive quest, master criminal, rivalry, crime, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, elderly, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, england, soviet union, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 978
Rough Cut (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A romantic comedy with action and suspense. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, jewelry, jewel, jewel thief, partners, manipulations, unlikely partners, crime, crimes, romance, mind game, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, scotland yard, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Corvette Summer (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ken loves to design and build exotic cars. When the High School shop class project car, a fully tricked out dream Corvette, is stolen, he begins searching for it. His search leads him to Las Vegas, where Vanessa, a teenaged prostitute wannabe, helps ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, chase, prostitute, high school, obsession, partners, youth, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.6
 2K
The Gamers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Sent on a quest to rescue a princess, four clueless players must guide their players through dangerous forests, ancient ruins, and past the girl next door.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: adventure, danger, rescue, youth, rivalry, real world, role playing, parody, geek, college life, rpg
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: misfit, adventure, farce, escapades, imaginary, obsessive quest, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, geek, collector, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lieutenant Ted Jackson spends his lat day on active duty in the Navy disarming an underwater mine. While disarming the explosive he sees what appears to be a sunken ship. Overcome with curiosity, he investigates and finds a treasure chest filled ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: diving, treasure, rock, treasure hunt, oldies, love and romance, escapades, unlikely partners, adventure, dancer's life, musician's life, rescue ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Hidden Fortress (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Just like every other summer, the children of two camp-sites play "war". But, this summer it takes an interesting turn.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rich and poor, forbidden love, youth, adventure, love and romance, human nature, heroes, summer camp, fall in love, rivalry, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.8
 989
Brenda Starr (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get her back, and keep his job, Mike draws himself ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, romance, adventurer, rivalry, journalism, mysterious stranger, falling in love, spy, rescue, fall in love, reporter, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%