Movies like Smokey and the Bandit

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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
 6.9
 38K
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
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, surprise ending, funny, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, beer, on the road, speed, sheriff, biker, money, friendship, driver, anti hero, dancer, escape, coca cola, hamburger, race against time, hitchhiker, bet, chase, on the run, smuggling, chases and races, escapades, partners, buddies, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, texas, mississippi, georgia, alabama, atlanta georgia ...

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Most similar movies to Smokey and the Bandit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and entertaining films with plots about chase, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, car chase and storytelling mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Smokey and the Bandit: Hooper (1978), Cannonball Run II (1984), The Cannonball Run (1981), Convoy (1978), Every Which Way But Loose (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
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, not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, elephant, on the run, girlfriend, transportation, prosecution, truck, race against time, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, mississippi, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 5K
Hooper (1978)
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, stuntman, friendship, rivalry, filmmaking, chase, bar fight, actor's life, buddies, contests and competitions, showbiz, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, chase, magnet, military uniform, alter ego, highway, monkey, old woman, slave, tunnel, hotel ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, connecticut, usa, cross country, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
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, not serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Plot: chase, on the road, rivalry, adventure, car race, adventurer, buddies, contests and competitions, underdog, race against time, escapades, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: cross country, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
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, car chase, on the run, race against time, chases and races, escapades, partners, buddies, rivalry, disorder, road trip ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 13K
Convoy (1978)
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: semi serious, feel good, exciting, road movie, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the road, chase, police, convoy, truck, truck stop, truck driver, rebellion, on the run, americana, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, arizona, las vegas, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
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, offbeat, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beer, on the road, orangutan, overweight, threesome, fishing, waitress, camping, motel, biker, meat hook, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
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, mafia, motorcycle gang, fight, orangutan, country, buddies, on the road, gangsters, contests and competitions, monkey, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, kung fu master, adventurer, on the road, chase, buddies, adventure, hostages, underdog, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vanishing Point (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kowalski works for a car delivery service. He takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to take from Colorado to San Francisco, California. Shortly after pickup, he takes a bet to get the car there in less than 15 hours.
Style: serious, offbeat, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: car chase, bet, race against time, on the road, police, hitchhiker, hippie, drugs/alcohol, chases and races, obsessive quest, car, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, denver colorado, nevada, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 165K
Knight and Day (2010)
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, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, undercover, espionage, secret agents, escapades, on the run, love and romance, disorder, danger, couples, survival, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 8K
City Heat (1984)
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: photographer, gangsters, private detective, crime, buddies, master criminal, mystery, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cannonball Fever (1989)
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, on the road, car chase, car race, adventurer, underdog, starting over, capture, sport, contests and competitions, escapades, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 44K
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, odd couple, drug cartel, police corruption, friendship, chase, policewoman, fugitives, escapades, organized crime, disorder, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 46K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
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, buddy comedy, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police officer, law enforcement, partners against crime, unlikely partners, partners, escapades, disorder, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 4K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, fish out of water, police investigation, crime, on the run, gangsters, extradition, fugitives, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, friendship, witnessing a crime, stupidity, buddies, drugs, crime, nothing goes right, on the run, chase, immature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 69K
Taxi (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, bank robbery, french, police investigation, crime, chases and races, taxi, friends, heist, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, marseille, seaport, europe, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, pornography, arab, comedy team, money laundering, pornographer, laundromat, lust, limousine, gas station, comedy of errors, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 90K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely partners, law enforcement, police officer, police operation, partners, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, police, wild ride, proposal, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Bounty Hunter (2010)
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, exciting, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: bounty hunter, battle of the sexes, odd couple, romance, on the run, escapades, screwball, chases and races, danger, love and romance, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 35K
Bird on a Wire (1990)
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, talky, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: chase, zoo, sexual attraction, fbi, machine gun, piranha, on the run, verbal byplay, criminal's revenge, fugitives, drug addiction, poison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 32K
Hit and Run (2012)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, getaway driver, chase, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, on the road, romance, couple relations, crime, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, car chase, maverick cop, undercover, damsel in distress, smuggling, fish out of water, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979)
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, farm, car, car chase, police corruption, nothing goes right, buddies, adventure, odd couple, countryside, partners against crime, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, georgia, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Grand Theft Auto (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: car chase, camp, car accident, dynamite, on the road, nothing goes right, gangsters, police chase, odd couple, on the run, romance, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.
Style: epic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, chase, race, desert, treasure, money, car chase, airplane, on the road, farce, adventure, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Nothing to Lose (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, road movie, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, desert, infidelity, revenge, buddies, shoplifting, loss, security guard, criminal, security camera, screwball, sociopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, bumper car, crime boss, truck driver, hitman, gang, gangsters, car race, odd couple, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.5
 647
Born to Ride (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stars of Starship Troopers are back in action! Mike (Casper Van Dien) decides to hit the road on his refurbished classic motorcycle along with best buddy Alex (Patrick Muldoon), but their trek takes a surprising turn when they become involved in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, on the road, buddies, adventure, motorcycle, biker, gangsters, chase, political corruption, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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