Movies like Smokey and the Bandit

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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
 7.0
 45K
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: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, road movie, surprise ending, cult film, buddy movie, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, beer, road trip, on the road, bet, race against time, biker, money, friendship, speed, fiancee, anti hero, dancer, sheriff, coca cola, hamburger, escape, police officer, anti heroes, driver, crimes, friends, partners, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, mississippi, alabama, georgia, atlanta georgia, arkansas ...

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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, car chase, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe and chases and races mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Smokey and the Bandit: Hooper (1978), Convoy (1978), The Cannonball Run (1981), Any Which Way You Can (1980), Cannonball Run II (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, on the road, elephant, escapades, misfit, race against time, friends, disorder, cross country ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 6K
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, rivalry, filmmaking, bar fight, friendship, stuntman, chase, partners, ambition, buddies, contests and competitions, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, birmingham alabama, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 15K
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: humorous, road movie, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, car chase, chase, rebellion, police corruption, on the road, americana, police, fighting the system, convoy, car accident, truck driver ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, new mexico, las vegas, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, on the road, car race, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, fist fighting, orangutan, monkey ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, chase, magnet, highway, old woman, lie, hotel, alter ego, slave, monkey, hotel room ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, realistic, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, chases and races, escapades, partners, buddies, rivalry, race against time, disorder, cross country, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, orangutan, gambling, motel, camping, buddies, contests and competitions, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, ambition, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: adventure, buddies, friends, chases and races, disorder, heroes, partners, countryside, incompetent police, misfit, uncle nephew relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 178K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, couples, on the run, undercover, espionage, love and romance, danger, partners, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, heroes, chase, anti hero, anti heroes, martial artist, chaos and mayhem, super vehicle, off the road, rally, chaos, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 34K
Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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, exciting, semi serious, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, danger, gang war, crimes, crime, love and romance, nothing goes right, beautiful scenery, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Vanishing Point (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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: cult film, realistic, serious, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: car chase, bet, car, race against time, on the road, hitchhiker, hippie, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, utah, denver colorado, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 9K
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, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: private detective, gangsters, photographer, brothel, crime, crimes, mystery, partners against crime, police detective, reluctant partners, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.1
 48K
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: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the run, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, policewoman, chase, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, partners, chases and races, escapades, contests and competitions, crimes, ambition, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 102K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, two man army, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 5K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, culture clash, fish out of water, extradition, on the run, police officer, crimes, crime, police investigation, reluctant partners, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, chicago illinois, scotland yard, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 6.4
 108K
Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, road movie, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, road trip, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, adventure, bet, race, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new mexico, nevada, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 113K
Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, midlife crisis, motorcycle gang, on the road, self discovery, friendship, motorcycle, adventure, buddies, motorcycle chase, adventurer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 76K
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, light, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, taxi, chases and races, heist, police investigation, french, car, bank robbery, getaway driver, friends, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, marseille provence, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 210 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: road movie, humorous, captivating, feel good, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, race, on the road, car chase, money, desert, farce, adventure, group of strangers, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, countryside, car chase, cousin cousin relationship, farm, car, tough law enforcer, crimes, odd couple, buddies, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, southern usa, georgia, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 6.0
 39K
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: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fbi, disorder, criminal's revenge, hidden identity, couple relations, testimony, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, love and romance, couples, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.5
 708
Eat My Dust (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hoover Nielbold is a car-crazy teenager who, in order to impress the hottest girl in school, takes her for a ride in a souped-up race car owned by local racer Big Bubba Jones. Hoover's father Harry, who's also the local sheriff is furious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the run, fugitives, adventure, buddies, crimes, chases and races, lovers on the run, partners, heist, friends, teenager ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: road movie, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: car chase, eccentric family, crimes, disorder, couples, police chase, on the road, odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, young lovers, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.9
 53K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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: buddy comedy, humorous, funny, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, silly humor, police investigation, corruption, drugs, gangsters, wedding, chase, party ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, miami, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.5
 508
High-Ballin' (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a rash of targeted hijackings threatens to derail the independent trucking business, rig driver "Iron" Duke (Jerry Reed) and his visiting friend, Rane (Peter Fonda), put the brakes on the bad guys by taking the law into their own ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, friendship, truck driver, truck, car chase, hitchhiker, bar fight, machine gun, partners, chase, gang, workplace ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, friendship, drugs, stoner, stupidity, witnessing a crime, buddies, on the run, nothing goes right, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.5
 74K
Midnight Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, bounty hunter, police surveillance, crimes, crime, odd couple, chases and races, partners, race against time, organized crime, bail bondsman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, los angeles, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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