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The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
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The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
Original name: Le retour du grand blond
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 Shoe" in some fake adventures. All this to stop the investigation into the death of Colonel Milan.
Style: humorous, parody, realistic, not serious
Plot: secret agents, espionage, assassination attempt, shoes, violinist, secret agent, vengeance, investigation, heroes, conspiracy, partners, chase, on the run, intrigue, murder, danger, farce, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, mistaken identity, undercover, comedy of errors ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, rio de janeiro

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and parody films with plots about disorder, farce, goofy hero, secret agents, undercover, silly humor and danger mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Return of the Tall Blond Man: The Man with One Red Shoe (1985), The Fugitives (1986), S*P*Y*S (1974), The Wild Goose Chase (1975), The Nasty Rabbit (1964). 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 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, remake of french film ...
Plot: undercover, danger, espionage, secret agents, mistaken identity, violin, agent, goofy hero, race against time, rivalry, chases and races, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, chases and races, nothing goes right, farce, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 853
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: murder, espionage, on the run, undercover, goofy hero, partners, rivalry, chases and races, government agency, secret agents, misfit partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, chases and races, workplace, silly humor, workplace situations, nothing goes right, investigation, goofy hero, storage unit, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
31%
 3.1
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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, escapades, rivalry, save the world, chases and races, danger, secret agents, government agency, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), james bond spoof ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Vive la France (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: terrorism, farce, culture clash, fish out of water, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, partners, goofy hero, disorder, society, nude beach, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, suspenseful, sitcom, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, secret agents, farce, diner, goofy hero, crimes, undercover, espionage, dishonesty, chases and races, best friends, heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, tennis, buddies, friends, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: misfit, adventure, farce, journalism, cons and scams, buddies, disorder, partners, heroes, dishonesty, danger, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, middle east, iraq, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, microfilm, suspense ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, espionage, eccentric family, mistaken identity, gender bending, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, goofy hero, transsexual, secret identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, sicily ...
⇓ 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: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 738
Agent 8 3/4 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man travels to Prague for his new employer, unaware that he is being used as an espionage courier.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, comic
Plot: farce, espionage, secret agents, cold war, escapades, danger, state affairs, undercover, heroes, working undercover, iron curtain, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.6
 492
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, master warrior, danger, heroes, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, farce, academy, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, race against time, fellow agent, disorder, couple relations, working undercover, silly humor, escapades, danger, save the world, undercover, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, hotel, hitman, silly humor, switching roles, frame up, fish out of water, gender, nothing goes right, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bullit & Ripper (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French filmmaker Eric Lartigau directs the anarchic buddy comedy Bullit and Riper, originally released as Mais qui a tue Pamela Rose? French comedic television stars Kad Merad and Olivier Barroux are both the protagonists and the screenwriters. As a ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: investigation, deadly, save the day, partners, odd couple, reluctant partners, assassination attempt, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, reunion, buddies ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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No. 1 of the Secret Service (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No. 1 is fearless, irrestible, and licensed to kill. No. 1 is assigned to capture a madman killing international financiers. Before getting the bad guy, No. 1 encounters mercenaries from the evil organization K.R.A.S.H. (Killing, Rape, Arson, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, secret agent, adventure, undercover, crimes, dishonesty, goofy hero, rivalry, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Louise-Michel (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Distracted (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about an absent-minded man who works at a advertising company and topples from one problem to another.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: daydreamer, creativity, advertising, advertising agency, airplane, boss and employee, workplace romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance, miraculous event, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, farce, spy spoof, espionage, gadget, secret agent, prime minister, james bond spoof, secret service, goofy hero, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, asia, europe, hong kong, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, mistress, snobbism, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, friendship, comedy of errors, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, disorder, factory worker, bank robbery, explosion, tape recorder, factory, family honor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 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, realistic, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: farce, spy, comedy of errors, secret service, heroes, espionage, secret agents, megalomaniac, british, goofy hero, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 325
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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, clever, witty ...
Plot: party, murder, heroes, special agents, government agency, unemployment, comedy of errors, cons and scams, secret agents, dishonesty, undercover, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.4
 266
Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, vengeance, airport, showbiz, deadly, babies and infants, chases and races, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, suicide, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, disorder, friends, dark humor, testimony ...
Time: 70s
Place: southern france, france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.6
 2K
Siegfried (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tale of Siegfried, a fearless dragon slayer who wins the heart of Celtic beauty Kriemhild.
Style: not serious, parody, humorous, exciting, captivating
Plot: adventure, heroes, love and romance, goofy hero, disorder, intrigue, fall in love, escapades, danger, save the day, silly humor, sibling relationship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Stone & Ed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's just another hazy day for STONE and his brother ED until they unwittingly discover they may not be brothers after all! With the help of their techno-savvy neighbors JEFF and PHILLIP GUY, "The Guys," Stone and Ed set out on a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: stoners, adolescence vs adulthood, silly humor, working undercover, conspiracy, crimes, dishonesty, secret agents, drug dealing, chases and races, disorder, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%