Movies like Smokey and the Bandit

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Smokey and the Bandit
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining, light, sexy, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, beer, car chase, police, road trip, on the road, cars, revenge, motorcycle, justice, on the run, race against time, speed, sheriff, mentor, dialogue, chases and races, police investigation, classic car, adventure, dumb, escapades, pornography, runaway, biker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, cross country, california, atlanta georgia, arkansas, alabama ...

Most similar movies to Smokey and the Bandit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and melancholic films with plots about chase, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, brutality, fight scenes and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Smokey and the Bandit: Hooper (1978), Cannonball Run II (1984), The Cannonball Run (1981), Any Which Way You Can (1980), Every Which Way But Loose (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Smokey and the Bandit II
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, road trip, on the road, desert, beer, cars, on the run, racing, justice, race against time, elephant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, cross country, mississippi, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 5K
Hooper
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, chase, actor's life, mentor, fight scenes, buddies, stuntman, friendship, contests and competitions, cars, lone hero, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   62%
 
Cannonball Run II
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, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, gangsters, race, on the road, adventurer, racing, adventure, buddies, kidnapping, odd couple, lame, underdog ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, connecticut, usa, cross country, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   66%
 
The Cannonball Run
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: chase, adventure, underdog, race, motorcycle, parody, beer, racing, adventurer, kung fu, cars, alter ego ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
Any Which Way You Can
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, gangsters, mafia, country, buddies, on the road, violence, chase, contests and competitions, friendship, fight scenes, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
Every Which Way But Loose
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beer, on the road, country, buddies, motorcycle, violence, chase, farce, contests and competitions, fight scenes, track down, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, san francisco, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
Genre: 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, road trip, on the run, justice, cars, race against time, car chase, camp, chases and races, mentor, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
 5.9
 35K
Bird on a Wire
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: clever, exciting, road movie, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, criminal's revenge, verbal byplay, lawyer, fugitives, corruption, violence, motorcycle, hidden identity, lone hero, sexual attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
Things Are Tough All Over
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throught the car.
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, pornography, drugs, chase, road trip, comedy of errors, on the road, nothing goes right, drug abuse, fish out of water, bounty hunter, dreams ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, midwest, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
Cannonball Fever
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense, surreal
Plot: chase, car chase, racing, on the road, adventurer, underdog, cars, contests and competitions, mentor, greed, family, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   36%
 
 5.5
 8K
City Heat
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, crime, gangster, buddies, gunfight, parody, chase, organized crime, pornography, master criminal, mob, partners against crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
Three Fugitives
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bank robbery, chase, crime, comedy of errors, odd couple, on the run, nothing goes right, fugitives, hostage, reluctant partners, happy ending, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
 5.9
 46K
Ride Along 2
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs, unlikely partners, law enforcement, wedding, chase, corruption, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hawaii, tokyo, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   23%
 
Armed and Dangerous
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: corruption, crime, gangsters, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, murder, motorcycle, airport, odd couple, chase, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
 6.1
 32K
Hit and Run
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: semi serious, humorous, road movie, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, romance, on the road, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, classic car, couple relations, cars, road trip, crime, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   26%
 
 6.3
 165K
Knight and Day
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, spy, car chase, espionage, cia, secret service, gunfight, arms dealer, motorcycle, assassin, secret agents, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
 5.5
 4K
Carquake!
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, adventurer, on the road, dark hero, cars, racing, violence, buddies, adventure, hostages, underdog, dialogue ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   100%
 
McHale's Navy
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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, save the day, farce, uninhibited rivalry, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, danger, military, heroes, terrorist, u.s. navy, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   26%
 
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 6.3
 16K
The Hard Way
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, serial killer, police, hollywood, odd couple, undercover cop, partners against crime, chase, vengeance, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
The Bounty Hunter
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Milo Boyd is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is rather satisfying, as he finds out that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole -- but she has no intention of getting nabbed without a fight. Complicating matters, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, romantic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, bounty hunter, screwball, car chase, odd couple, murder, battle of the sexes, on the run, chases and races, escapades, chase, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
 5.9
 20K
Men at Work
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, amateur detective, death, buddies, crime, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, mentor, brothers, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   27%
 
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, murder, violence, cult, chase, drugs/alcohol, martial arts, women, cars, on the run, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   27%
 
 6.5
 10K
Running Scared
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, undercover cop, car chase, police investigation, violence, police, undercover, verbal byplay, buddies, gunfight, partners against crime, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, illinois, new jersey, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   20%
 
 6.3
 13K
Convoy
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
Style: road movie, semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, vengeance, police, rebellion, car chase, on the road, fighting the system, desert, anti heroes, on the run, adventure, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, texas, mexico, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   100%
 
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus
Genre: Comedy, Action
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, bus, cannibalism, nothing goes right, fish out of water, bowling, anti heroes, life philosophy, chase, adventure, camp, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   23%
 
Undercover Brother
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, realistic ...
Plot: parody, undercover, secret agents, stereotypes, spy, heroic mission, crimes, conspiracy, danger, sarcasm, farce, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   26%
 
 5.4
 4K
D.C. Cab
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, workplace situations, nothing goes right, urban, city life, stupidity, society, disorder, underdog, twists & turns, unlikely partners, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
 6.9
 5K
Let It Ride
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, buddies, farce, drinking, racing, romance, contests and competitions, underdog, race, friendship, destiny, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
The Dukes of Hazzard
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cousins Bo and Luke Duke and their car "General Lee", assisted by Cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, have a running battle with the authorities of Hazzard County (Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane), plus a string of ne'er-do-wells often ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, buddies, adventure, odd couple, countryside, partners against crime, race against time, vengeance, car chase, car, farm, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, georgia, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
 5.5
 56K
Showtime
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, crime, police, television, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, misfit partners, reality tv, car chase, parody, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   22%
 
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