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, road movie, funny, surreal, intense, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, disaster, adventure, chase, nothing goes right, daring rescue, save the day, misfit, save the world, disorder, race against time, odd couple, heroic mission, technology gone awry, catastrophe, farce, nuclear, heroes, stewardess, escapades, social differences, chaos, silly humor, fish out of water, chaos and mayhem ...
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 humorous, parody, not serious and idiotic films with plots about chase, catastrophe, farce, dialogue, mentor, brutality and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Big Bus: Hot Shots! (1991), The Nude Bomb (1980), Spy Hard (1996), Wrongfully Accused (1998), MacGruber (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
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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: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: goofy hero, secret mission, pilot, heroic mission, military, save the day, military base, disorder, love and romance, love triangle, air force, bad luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1975, year 1971 ...
Place: california, iraq, mediterranean sea
⇓ 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, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, government agency, race against time, escapades, save the day, disorder, heroic mission, save the world, goofy hero, master villain, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.3
 38K
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: james bond spoof, farce, kgb, secret agents, goofy hero, save the world, heroic mission, disorder, assassination, race against time, criminal's revenge, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, false accusation, fugitives, on the run, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, violinist, dishonesty, goofy hero, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.6
 45K
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: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, hotshot hero, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, save the world, heroic mission, good versus evil, nuclear threat, presumed dead, secret agents, nudity (full frontal - brief), nuclear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, salt lake city utah, siberia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 84K
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 agents, martial arts, adventure, reluctant partners, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: u.s. navy, terrorism, military, island, farce, law enforcement, save the day, military life, partners, race against time, reluctant partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, parody, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car, car chase, chase, road trip, alter ego, highway, father son relationship, car race, on the road, gangsters, friends, cross country ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, humorous, not serious, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, farce, road trip, prank, disorder, friends, misfit partners, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, el paso texas, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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 ⇓
65%
 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: comedy of errors, soldier, friendship, gang, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battles, village, desert, adventure, weapons ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, feel good, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, undercover, world domination, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 147K
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, humorous, not serious, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: alien invasion, silly humor, satire, disorder, heroic mission, save the world, race against time, journalism, evil alien, alien, stupidity, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ 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, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhero spoof, secret identity, superhuman powers, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, nothing goes right, save the world, master villain, heroes, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, exciting, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: saddam hussein, rescue, hostage, battles, heroic mission, military life, daring rescue, military, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, southeast asia, virginia, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, witty, psychotronic ...
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, secret agents, heroic mission, disorder, save the world, good versus evil, escapades, golden years, dangerous animal, government agency ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 24K
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, parody, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chaos, disorder, irresponsible, buddies, extreme sport, stupidity, prank, trick, nudity (full frontal - brief), justice, sarcasm, crazy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 1.9
 91K
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, disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, sarcasm, mystery, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: ninja, martial arts, fish out of water, misfit, heroic mission, who done it, mistaken identity, adoption, crimes, orphan, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, japan, usa, california, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 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, nothing goes right, goofy hero, escapades, disorder, robbery, adventure, train, partners, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger as his mode of transport. But his nemesis, Sheriff Buford T. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, road trip, on the road, car chase, truck, sheriff, ku klux klan, disorder, cross country, buddies, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Miss Cast Away (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, date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: adventure, island, castaway, fish out of water, survival, heroic mission, isolation, disorder, escapades, save the day, rescue, race against time ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 8K
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, disorder, friends, rescue, race against time, partners, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, ambition, nothing goes right, ego clash, farce, buddies, battle of the sexes, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, media satire, anchorman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 121K
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, female boxer, silly humor, ghost, save the world, alien life-form, alien, humour, alien creature, alien encounter, alien contact, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 23K
Jackass 3.5 (2011)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, not serious, exciting, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, prank, vandalism, disorder, goofy hero, friends, buddies, chaos, adaptation, police investigation, justice, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world ...
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, save the world, undercover, gold, helicopter, disorder, master villain, good versus evil, heroic mission, james bond spoof, graduation ...
Time: 70s, 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: japan, belgium, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 244K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, funny, parody, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female spy, female agent, secret agents, cia agent, female assassin, espionage, cia, undercover, spy, fat woman, spy spoof, disguise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rome italy, paris france, budapest, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.1
 126
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, superhero, save the day, undercover, rivalry, gangsters, society, escapades, dishonesty, heroes, master villain, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 17K
The In-Laws (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, wedding, espionage, secret identity, fish out of water, eccentric family, chaos, couples, disorder, dentist, unlikely partners, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%