Movies like The Big Bus

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The Big Bus (1976)
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on his luck driver, with a reputation for eating his passengers, be able to complete the journey?
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, idiotic, road movie, funny, surreal, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, catastrophe, adventure, chase, nothing goes right, daring rescue, save the day, misfit, save the world, danger, heroic mission, disorder, race against time, odd couple, technology gone awry, farce, nuclear, heroes, stewardess, anti hero, social differences, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Big Bus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out parody, humorous, not serious and idiotic films with plots about catastrophe, chase, brutality, mentor, farce, adaptation and disorder mostly in Comedy, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Big Bus: Hot Shots! (1991), The Nude Bomb (1980), Spy Hard (1996), The Tuxedo (2002), McHale's Navy (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Hot Shots! (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: pilot, goofy hero, secret mission, heroic mission, military, save the day, disorder, military base, danger, love and romance, love triangle, air force ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1990s, year 1971 ...
Place: iraq, mediterranean sea, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nude Bomb (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The KAOS organisation has developed a bomb that can dissolve all clothing. Maxwell Smart is brought in to foil this evil plot.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, save the day, government agency, race against time, escapades, master villain, danger, chases and races, save the world, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.4
 36K
Spy Hard (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: farce, james bond spoof, secret agents, kgb, heroic mission, goofy hero, save the world, disorder, criminal's revenge, master criminal, race against time, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
 80K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, martial arts, secret agents, adventure, reluctant partners, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, nothing goes right, save the day, secret identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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McHale's Navy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, military, island, anti heroes, anti hero, farce, save the day, law enforcement, military life, heroic mission, officers and cadets, partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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 ⇓
69%
 5.5
 43K
MacGruber (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, hotshot hero, escapades, danger, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, nuclear threat, presumed dead, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, ecuador, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, satirical, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, false accusation, on the run, fugitives, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, goofy hero, crimes, race against time, violinist ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world domination, undercover, interracial relations, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, fighting the system, hidden identity, rivalry, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.6
 11K
Delta Farce (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, friendship, comedy of errors, gang, danger, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battle, battles, village, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 139K
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: parody, horror spoof, humorous, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: evil alien, satire, danger, journalism, race against time, disorder, stupid, stupidity, space and aliens, deadly, heroes, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 20K
Jackass 2.5 (2007)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery mall, a sperm test, a portly crew member disguised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: profanity, chaos, disorder, danger, irresponsible, extreme sport, buddies, stupidity, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, trick, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, tokyo, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 1.9
 88K
Disaster Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In DISASTER MOVIE, the filmmaking team behind the hits "Scary Movie," "Date Movie," "Epic Movie" and "Meet The Spartans" this time puts its unique, inimitable stamp on one of the biggest and most bloated movie ...
Style: parody, not serious, absurd, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chaos, survival, heroes, escapades, investigation, nothing goes right, natural disaster, catastrophe, sarcasm, mystery, sexual humor, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: buddy comedy, idiotic, humorous, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, farce, road trip, prank, friends, disorder, silly humor, misfit partners, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, el paso texas, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, nothing goes right, ambition, ego clash, farce, workplace, rivalry, buddies, media satire, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, chase, lie, military uniform, hotel, monkey, old woman, deception, magnet, slave, alter ego ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, connecticut, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, heroes, escapades, undercover, dangerous animal, government agency, golden years, rivalry, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, mistaken identity, heroic mission, crimes, orphan, goofy hero, adoption, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa, japan, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.0
 7K
Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, parody, saga, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, farce, adventure, heroic mission, against the odds, siblings relations, friendship, danger, buddies, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Superhero Movie (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhero spoof, secret identity, goofy hero, anti heroes, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, superhuman powers, nothing goes right, save the world, anti hero, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 7K
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: parody, humorous, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, cowboy, disorder, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, explosion, glue, train, robbery, adventure, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 19K
Jackass 3.5 (2011)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jackass 3.5 is a 2011 sequel to Jackass 3D, composed of unused footage shot during the filming of Jackass 3D and interviews from cast and crew
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, danger, prank, buddies, vandalism, friends, disorder, goofy hero, young people, chaos, adaptation, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: parody, humorous, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, absurdism, teenage life, looking for sex, youth, misfit, buddies, disorder, sex, stupidity, family, erection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: saddam hussein, rescue, hostage, battles, military life, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, military, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, southeast asia, washington d.c., asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 63K
Mystery Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, bowling, good versus evil, superhero spoof, hostage, save the day, heroic mission, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.6
 103
Shafted! (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, undercover, save the day, heroes, rivalry, master villain, society, gangsters, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, superhero ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A plane carrying beauty contestants crash lands on a deserted island. Captain Maximus Powers (Roberts) and co-pilot Mike Saunders (Schlatter) have to take care of their passengers, while avoiding the dangers of Jurassic Pork (a giant prehistoric ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, family outing
Plot: adventure, castaway, island, fish out of water, survival, rescue, race against time, escapades, misfit, isolation, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, amnesia, working undercover, goofy hero, master criminal, save the day, race against time, spy, government agency, danger, spy spoof ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, not serious, disturbing, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, dark humor, eccentric family, buddies, deadly, danger, anti heroes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, anti hero ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 16K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: silent film, parody, humorous, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, alcohol abuse, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, buddies, goofy hero, disorder, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%