Movies like Cannonball Fever

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Cannonball Fever (1989)
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Cannonball Fever (1989)
Original name: Speed Zone
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? Who will crash? Who will not even finish? Sit down and buckle up for the ride of your life.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film, unusual plot structure, intense, splatter, surreal, weird ...
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, crimes, friends, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, adventurer, chases and races, chaos, escapades, disorder, siblings relations, rivalry, underdog, capture, starting over, race, racing, car, airplane, police, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Cannonball Fever

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cult film films with plots about rivalry, chase, ambition, contests and competitions, chases and races, partners and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Action and Sport genres. Some movies like Cannonball Fever: The Cannonball Run (1981), The Gumball Rally (1976), Cannonball Run II (1984), Carquake! (1976), Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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, semi serious, exciting, cult film, road movie
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, contests and competitions, adventurer, buddies, partners, race against time, misfit, heroes, on the run, cross country, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, offbeat, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, car, lie, military uniform, hotel, monkey, old woman, deception, magnet, slave, alter ego ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, connecticut, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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%
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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, disorder, cross country, silly humor, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, offbeat, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, bumper car, hitman, car chase, crime boss, truck driver, car accident, rivalry, gang, music band, ambition, secret identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, not serious, realistic ...
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, mississippi, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, farce, car race, cheating, contests and competitions, escapades, adventure, ambition, chases and races, fall in love, on the road, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, scotland, italy, france, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Fireball 500 (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race.
Style: rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, ambition, chases and races, crimes, teenage life, cons and scams, love triangle, on the road, beach, cross country, special agents, contests and competitions ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 4K
Burnout (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For all who remember Cannonball Run. Here is a modern twist on the subject. The longest, wildest and funniest car race, ever. From Oslo to the North Cape. The only rule is getting there first!
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: car, rivalry, father daughter relationship, chases and races, car chase, race, contests and competitions, family problems, family relations, parents and children, ambition, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 15K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, rivalry, on the road, screwball, sailing, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, couple relations, romance, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tail Lights Fade (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman (Tanya Allen) relay races across Canada with her boyfriend (Breckin Meyer) and another couple (Jake Busey and Denise Richards) to bail her brother out of a marijuana charge.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: on the road, drug dealing, lovers on the run, partners, chases and races, crimes, betrayal, underdog, misfit, disorder, stoners, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: academy, prank, competition, police academy, chase, farce, crimes, disorder, chaos, gang, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
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Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, parody, saga, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, farce, adventure, silly humor, heroic mission, against the odds, siblings relations, danger, buddies, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Major League II (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport team, rivalry, baseball, sport, underdog, buddies, partners, contests and competitions, lifestyle, nothing goes right, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 15K
Caddyshack II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: snobbism, rivalry, farce, love and romance, ego clash, sport, society, underdog, misfit, contests and competitions, ambition, blind ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, friendship, rivalry, filmmaking, bar fight, chase, friends, danger, aging, partners, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, los angeles, birmingham alabama, california, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
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D.C. Cab (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, ambition, unlikely partners, nothing goes right, disorder, urban, city life, siblings relations, workplace situations, fish out of water, misfit, underdog ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Drive Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the run, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, chases and races, danger, reluctant partners, mysterious character, partners, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Save Your Legs! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When cricket obsessed Teddy Brown realizes his mates are growing up and moving on, he leads them and his D-Grade team on an audacious tour of India, where stumps fly, friendships fray and Ted learns that it's time to start playing shots for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, ambition, follow your dream, sport team, contests and competitions, buddies, society, hopes, sport, fish out of water, culture clash, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, bombay india
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32%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this rousing sequel to Kickboxer, Tong Po broods about his defeat at the hands of Kurt Sloan. Po and his managers resort to drastic measures to goad Kurt into the ring for a rematch.
Style: rough, serious, feel good, realistic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, master warrior, fight, vengeance, tough heroes, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, heroes, kickboxer, martial artist ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Shred (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SHRED is a motion picture that tells the story of two washed up pro snowboarders from the 90s named Max (played by Dave England) and Eddie (played by Renee Renee) who attempt to cash in on the fantastic growth of the sport by starting their own ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, rivalry, friends, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, hopes, partners, underdog, skiing, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.0
 119
Battle B-Boy (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Directed by Frank Lin this movie tells the story of a group of talented but financially struggling B-Boys that join an underground fighting ring in Downtown Los Angeles that uses Hip-Hop music and Break dancing to battle for money. To save the life ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: rivalry, follow your dream, ambition, sport, hopes, underdog, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, martial arts, battles, contests and competitions, hip hop ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Speed Racer (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Speed Racer is the tale of a young and brilliant racing driver. When corruption in the racing leagues costs his brother his life, he must team up with the police and the mysterious Racer X to bring an end to the corruption and criminal activities. ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: race, car race, car chase, family, hotshot hero, family relations, obstacle, ambition, contests and competitions, family problems, supportive parent, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.9
 4K
Stroker Ace (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stroker Ace, a champion NASCAR driver, is standing at the top of his career, but is getting fed up with having to do as he's told. In between rebelling against his sponsor (a fried chicken chain)'s promotion gimmicks (like making him dress ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, cult film
Plot: nascar, racing, rivalry, race, screwball, silly humor, friends, chases and races, rebelliousness, cons and scams, fighting the system, partners ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 372
Safari 3000 (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reporter J.J. wants to write a story about an Afrika rallye, 3000 km across desert and steppe. Unfortunately her driver and car get lost only days before the start, so she hires ex-stuntman Eddie and buys a wreck of a car from her last money. Eddie ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: escapades, sport, media, dishonesty, graphic violence, cons and scams, rally, ambition, rivalry, adventure, contests and competitions, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: road movie, feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, on the run, odd couple, bank robbery, runaway, hostage, daughter, ex convict, release from prison, running from police, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 5K
Let It Ride (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, blood donation, security guard, luck, romance, rivalry, nothing goes right, buddies, friends, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 3K
Six Pack (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, sport, small town, siblings relations, profanity, friends, ambition, youth, underdog, mischievous children, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 111K
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, nevada, new mexico, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%