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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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, eurospy
Plot: secret agents, espionage, assassination attempt, violinist, heroes, investigation, murder, undercover, conspiracy, intrigue, chase, vengeance, rivalry, on the run, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, partners, disorder, silly humor, farce, comedy of errors, dishonesty, goofy hero, save the day, fool ...
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, nothing goes right, silly humor, danger and undercover 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 Nasty Rabbit (1964), Birds of a Feather 2 (1980). 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, farce, undercover, disorder, goofy hero, comedy of errors, heroes, spy, surveillance, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: undercover, violin, mistaken identity, secret agents, espionage, agent, disorder, cons and scams, airport, comedy of errors, goofy hero, crimes ...
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, exciting, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, odd couple, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 983
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, exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, conspiracy, silly humor, disorder, nothing goes right, secret agents, government agency, witnessing a crime, undercover, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, rabbit, spy, silly humor, partners, dishonesty, undercover, heroes, misfit, mad scientist, secret agents, escapades ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, farce, espionage, disorder, friends, secret agents, buddies, switching roles, gender, dishonesty, secret identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: erotic, not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), espionage, silly humor, rivalry, escapades, secret agents, government agency, dishonesty, save the world, james bond spoof, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: secret agents, mistaken identity, diner, farce, couples, disorder, friends, tunnel, buddies, undercover, best friends, espionage ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance, buddies, dishonesty, love affair, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: adventure, misfit, journalism, farce, buddies, heroes, friends, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, nothing goes right, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, middle east, iraq, paris france
⇓ 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, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: terrorism, nude beach, culture clash, fish out of water, farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, partners, mistaken identity, disorder, society, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mortadelo & 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, escapades, heroes, rivalry, undercover, mad scientist, partners, goofy hero, time travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: secret agents, espionage, farce, cold war, james bond spoof, state affairs, escapades, heroes, undercover, working undercover, iron curtain, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, on the run, save the day, switching roles, odd couple, hidden identity, nothing goes right, partners, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, fellow agent, disorder, escapades, save the world, chase, nothing goes right, master villain, undercover, rivalry, androids and robots, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, not serious, realistic, exciting
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Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, escapades, heroes, undercover, goofy hero, master warrior, academy, disorder, silly humor, farce, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: spy spoof, farce, secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, james bond spoof, gadget, prime minister, secret service, goofy hero, political conspiracy, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, exciting, realistic, not serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, disorder, goofy hero, heroes, crimes, rivalry, undercover, dishonesty, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, light, entertaining, suspense ...
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: daydreamer, advertising, advertising agency, creativity, airplane, workplace, goofy hero, romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, boss and employee, miraculous event ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
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Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 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: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedy of errors, spy, secret service, goofy hero, farce, heroes, secret agents, agent, espionage, spy spoof, british, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: farce, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, juvenile delinquency, chaos and mayhem, breaking the fourth wall, anesthetic, job, family honor, working class, class differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship, comedy of errors, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, humorous
Plot: taxi, chase, disorder, hitman, gangsters, dishonesty, babies and infants, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, fall in love, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, odd couple, hotel, assassination attempt, farce, dark humor, disorder, suicide attempt, comedy of errors, friendship, society, chance meeting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, humorous, parody, exciting, captivating
Plot: adventure, heroes, goofy hero, disorder, fall in love, intrigue, love and romance, escapades, save the day, silly humor, sibling relationship, rescue ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, clever ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, suicide, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, buddies, gangsters, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 2.3
 514
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
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The Dope (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alphonse Brown, who firmly believes he is the bastard son of James Brown, meets up with his best friend Scotch after Brown gets out of jail. On their way to Paris to begin careers as recording artists, the pair stumbles across a potent type of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%