Movies like Smokey and the Bandit

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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
 7.0
 46K
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, realistic, not serious, surprise ending, cult film, buddy movie, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, road trip, beer, on the road, bet, race against time, biker, money, friendship, truck, fiancee, anti hero, dancer, sheriff, coca cola, hamburger, escape, absurdism, police officer, anti heroes, driver, crimes, friends, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, 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 road movie films with plots about mentor, dialogue, chase, storytelling, vengeance, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Smokey and the Bandit: Wild Hogs (2007), Convoy (1978), Hooper (1978), The Cannonball Run (1981), Any Which Way You Can (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, desert, on the road, sheriff, elephant, misfit, on the run, buddies, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, florida, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 115K
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: idiotic, humorous, feel good, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: motorcycle, road trip, midlife crisis, motorcycle gang, on the road, self discovery, friendship, farce, adventure, buddies, motorcycle chase, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, california, pacific ocean, cincinnati ohio
⇓ 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, americana, on the road, police, fighting the system, convoy, car accident, truck stop ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, arizona, las vegas, texas, mexico
⇓ 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, stuntman, rivalry, friendship, bar fight, filmmaking, chase, aging, partners, ambition, buddies, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, los angeles, birmingham alabama, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, car race, on the road, 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%
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, light, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, contests and competitions, rivalry, friendship, street fight, orangutan, fist fighting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ 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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, road trip, car chase, on the road, truck, sheriff, partners, rivalry, silly humor, cross country, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
100%
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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, serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: car chase, bet, car, race against time, on the road, hippie, hitchhiker, police, truck, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, blind character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, utah, nevada, san diego california ...
⇓ 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, realistic, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, orangutan, gambling, motel, camping, fall in love, buddies, contests and competitions, track down, bet, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: not serious, semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, countryside, car chase, farm, cousin cousin relationship, car, partners against crime, rivalry, adventure, misfit, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, southern usa, georgia, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 182K
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: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, undercover, couples, love and romance, on the run, espionage, danger, chases and races, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 110K
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, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new mexico, united states, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 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: heroes, on the road, chase, anti heroes, martial artist, chaos and mayhem, super vehicle, chaos, rally, off the road, danger, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 35K
Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, semi serious, exciting, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, danger, gang war, crimes, crime, love and romance, nothing goes right, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, friends, buddies, chases and races, disorder, heroes, partners, countryside, incompetent police, misfit, uncle nephew relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, funny, humorous, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: on the road, desert, infidelity, friends, society, social differences, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, urban ghetto, culture clash, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.9
 17K
The Chase (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: car chase, hostage, chase, kidnapping, on the run, pursuit, gunfight, violence, crimes, disorder, escapades, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, mexico, california, united states, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Odd Couple II (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 30 years after the first film, Oscar and Felix embark on a road trip together, to attend the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, not serious ...
Plot: friendship, wedding, odd couple, reunion, on the road, road trip, marriage, farce, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best – play music – so they get their ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, music, blues, nun, race against time, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, obsessive quest, soul music, music band, car chase, shopping mall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Breaker! Breaker! (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Truck driver searches for his brother, who has disappeared in a town run by a corrupt judge.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, martial arts, missing person, chase, corruption, police corruption, judge, vengeance, partners, buddies, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.4
 45K
Spies Like Us (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, secret agents, race against time, undercover, chase, kgb, adventure, working undercover, danger, escapades, mistaken identity, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, asia, washington d.c., soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.2
 49K
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: not serious, exciting, humorous, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the run, odd couple, mafia, police corruption, friendship, policewoman, chase, danger, shooting, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 9K
Go for It (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, not serious, eurospy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: odd couple, mistaken identity, fistfight, cia, truck, save the day, danger, partners, crimes, escapades, on the run, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 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, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: private detective, gangsters, photographer, brothel, crime, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, police detective, partners, buddies, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.2
 11K
Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, heist, friends, police investigation, partners against crime, heroes, buddies, misfit, odd couple, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 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 ⇓
18%
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, ambition, escapades, partners, crimes, contests and competitions, rivalry, siblings relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters ...
Style: road movie, surreal, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: tour guide, hitchhiker, chase, back from the dead, cycling, film within a film, on the road, man child, bicycle, truck driver, adventure, cross dressing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, road trip, stoners, nothing goes right, fast food, on the road, racial slur, odd couple, encounter, journey, police chase, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%