Movies like Smokey and the Bandit II

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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
 5.2
 16K
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, exciting, realistic, not serious, entertaining, funny, ridiculous, unusual plot structure, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, desert, on the road, sheriff, elephant, friends, crimes, misfit, escapades, rivalry, on the run, partners, disorder, silly humor, race against time, cross country, buddies, chaos and mayhem, swamp, girlfriend, transportation, prosecution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, florida, mississippi

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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, funny, realistic and road movie films with plots about chase, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, brutality, runaway and farce mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Smokey and the Bandit II: Convoy (1978), The Cannonball Run (1981), Cannonball Run II (1984), The Dukes of Hazzard (1979), Hooper (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, road trip, truck, beer, bet, race against time, on the road, police officer, sheriff, fiancee, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, arkansas, alabama, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 17K
Convoy (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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, on the road, police corruption, americana, police, fighting the system, car accident, waitress, police brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, new mexico, las vegas, texas, mexico
⇓ 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, realistic, not serious, road movie, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, road trip, on the road, car chase, sheriff, truck, ku klux klan, silly humor, buddies, partners, rivalry, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, contests and competitions, cross country, underdog, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, feel good, not serious, parody, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car, car chase, chase, old woman, highway, lie, slave, monkey, deception, hotel room, hotel, alter ego ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, countryside, police corruption, farm, cousin cousin relationship, mechanic, friends, disorder, silly humor, race against time, misfit, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, kentucky, southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 7K
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, filmmaking, bar fight, rivalry, friendship, chase, friends, buddies, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, aging ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, birmingham alabama, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 114K
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, ridiculous, road movie ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, treasure hunt, road trip, contests and competitions, adventure, partners, escapades, bet, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, rivalry, race ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, policewoman, police corruption, friendship, chase, organized crime, police detective, fugitives, drug cartel, police officer, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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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, crimes, gang war, love and romance, nothing goes right, runaway, organized crime, beautiful scenery, chase, love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 118K
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, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, midlife crisis, middle aged man, on the road, self discovery, friendship, farce, adventure, buddies, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, california, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, wedding, odd couple, road trip, marriage, farce, silly humor, small town life, small town, social relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, chase, missing person, corruption, police corruption, judge, vengeance, buddies, partners, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Delta Farce (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, soldier, friendship, gang, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battles, village, desert, adventure, weapons ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, road movie, cult film
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, disorder, friends, chaos, cross country, car chase, adventurer, contests and competitions, fugitives, buddies, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 12K
Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 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: not serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, heist, law enforcement, odd couple, partners against crime, misfit, buddies, gangsters, gang, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ 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: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, disaster, chase, save the day, adventure, nothing goes right, daring rescue, heroic mission, technology gone awry, save the world, misfit, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Cannonball Fever (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
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, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, crimes, partners, underdog, ambition, contests and competitions, adventurer, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: road movie, humorous, realistic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, cross country, plan gone awry, amusement park, on the road, adventure, couple relations, couples, disorder, youth, relatives, family holiday ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, arizona, kansas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 10K
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, not serious, exciting, humorous, eurospy
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, truck, mistaken identity, fistfight, cia, mad scientist, crimes, save the day, on the run, race against time, escapades, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: lust, desert, gas station, limousine, transvestite, latin, arab, chase, fish out of water, siblings relations, on the road, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, camping, motel, contests and competitions, buddies, fall in love, bet, dishonesty, track down, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, colorado, new mexico, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, murder, good versus evil, adventure, friends, partners, vengeance, crimes, odd couple, revenge, cowboy, imperialism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: china, new york, england, nevada, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.8
 21K
The Chase (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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, kidnapping, chase, on the run, gunfight, crimes, disorder, escapades, unlikely couple, police, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.4
 31K
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician, get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, chase, kangaroo, adventure, desert, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, bully, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.3
 192K
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, couples, love and romance, on the run, undercover, espionage, escapades, partners, cia, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.4
 49K
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, not serious, buddy comedy, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, race against time, secret agents, chase, kgb, undercover, adventure, escapades, working undercover, mistaken identity, government agency, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, asia, washington d.c., pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 110K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, family vacation, vacation, family relations, on the road, amusement park, parents and children, nothing goes right, highway travel, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, arizona, chicago illinois, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: tour guide, hitchhiker, chase, riding a bicycle, back from the dead, on the road, bicycle, truck driver, man child, adventure, cross dressing, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%