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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
 5.3
 15K
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, idiotic, entertaining, funny, ridiculous, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, on the road, elephant, crimes, friends, misfit, partners, on the run, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, buddies, escapades, disorder, rivalry, race against time, cross country, silly humor, girlfriend, transportation, prosecution, car, beer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, mississippi, florida

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Most similar movies to Smokey and the Bandit II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, road movie and exciting films with plots about chase, chases and races, vengeance, car chase, adventure, partners and catastrophe mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Smokey and the Bandit II: The Cannonball Run (1981), Cannonball Run II (1984), Hooper (1978), Hot Pursuit (2015), Cannonball Fever (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, beer, road trip, race against time, bet, on the road, speed, sheriff, police officer, anti heroes, fiancee ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, arkansas, georgia, alabama ...
⇓ 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%
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 ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
37%
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 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 ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
23%
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 6.1
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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%
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 ⇓
22%
The Gumball Rally (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film, road movie
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, on the run, buddies, fugitives, heroes, contests and competitions, partners, chases and races, rivalry, adventurer, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 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: buddy movie, semi serious, exciting, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, bumper car, hitman, crime boss, truck driver, car accident, friends, disorder, ambition, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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 ⇓
21%
Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, pornography, latin, duo, submachine gun, transvestite, money laundering, arab, french restaurant, comedy team, gas station, lust ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, chicago illinois, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
20%
 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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: catastrophe, bus, parody, chase, save the day, adventure, daring rescue, nothing goes right, odd couple, race against time, danger, save the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, colorado, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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 ⇓
20%
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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 ⇓
20%
 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 ⇓
20%
 3.2
 670
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, buddies, on the road, political corruption, motorcycle chase, crimes, chase, escapades, gangsters, dishonesty, tough heroes, biker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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%
Three Fugitives (1989)
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the run, comedy of errors, odd couple, chase, bank robbery, runaway, daughter, release from prison, ex convict, running from police, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ 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 ⇓
18%
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 ⇓
18%
Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Once again hitting the road to re-unite the band and win ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blues, chase, on the road, music, prison, soul music, starting over, adventure, rivalry, buddies, orphan, band ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: louisiana, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Aces Go Places IV: You Never Die Twice (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Baldy and King Kong shuttle between New Zealand and Hong Kong to recover a hi-tech prism that can impart superhuman powers.
Style: not serious, exciting, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, law enforcement, babies and infants, martial arts, odd couple, criminal heroes, friends, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, car chase, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.8
 40K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, boss and employee, taxi driver, police investigation, buddies, unlikely partners, friends, incompetent police, skiing, crimes, gang, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough cop's (Sylvester Stallone) seemingly frail mother (Estelle Getty) comes to stay with him and progressively interferes in his life. She buys him an illegal MAC-10 machine pistol and starts poking around in his police cases. Eventually, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, light, idiotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, parents and children, fighting crime, unlikely partners, criminal, crimes, family relations, police, parent grown child relationship, murder, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.6
 838
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: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: murder, espionage, parody, on the run, secret agents, witnessing a crime, chase, danger, government agency, rivalry, chases and races, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%