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Top Secret! (1984)
 7.2
 65K
Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces with Agent Cedric and Flammond to attempt the rescue of her father, Dr. Paul, from the Germans, who have captured the scientist in hopes of coercing him into building a new naval mine.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, light, melancholic, talky, ridiculous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: espionage, heroic mission, prisoner, selflessness, daring rescue, goofy hero, undercover, double agent, occupation, disorder, musical tour, surfing, spy, cold war, festival, rock singer, resistance movement, beach, parachute, bookstore, ballet, fascism, airplane, world war two, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: east germany, east berlin, germany, east berlin east germany

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Most similar movies to Top Secret!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out parody, not serious, humorous and absurd films with plots about farce, adaptation, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue and silly humor mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Top Secret!: Airplane! (1980), Hot Shots! (1991), Scary Movie 5 (2013), Scary Movie 4 (2006), Scary Movie 3 (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 233K
Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: airplane, stewardess, passenger, pilot, fear of flying, air disaster, rescue, catastrophe, heroes, goofy hero, mishap, obstacle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, light, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: farce, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 106K
Hot Shots! (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: pilot, goofy hero, secret mission, heroic mission, military, save the day, disorder, love and romance, military base, warplane, love triangle, air force ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1975, year 1971, 70s ...
Place: mediterranean sea, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bumbling cop Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: farce, police, president, white house, race against time, good versus evil, usa president, police investigation, renewed love, environmental health, cliche, impersonating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: farce, terrorism, undercover, race against time, master criminal, save the day, law enforcement, crimes, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 71K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: silly humor, talking animals, supernatural, goofy hero, heroes, ghost, family in danger, couples, toilet humor, stupidity, ballerina, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 120K
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, female boxer, silly humor, ghost, save the world, alien life-form, alien, humour, alien creature, alien encounter, alien contact, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 146K
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: evil alien, silly humor, satire, disorder, heroic mission, save the world, race against time, journalism, alien invasion, alien, stupidity, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: secret agents, time travel, dumb, spy spoof, spy, farce, undercover, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, heroic mission, female partner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1997, year 1967
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 24K
Down Periscope (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bumbling Navy lieutenant Tom Dodge has been given one last chance to clean up his record. But Admiral Graham, his nemesis, assigns Dodge to the Stingray, a submarine that can barely keep afloat. To add insult to injury, the Stingray is to be the ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, nothing goes right, military, military life, goofy hero, navy, against the odds, rivalry, heroic mission, underdog, disorder ...
Place: florida, usa, russia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 18K
Police Squad! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982, created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, and starring Leslie Nielsen. A spoof of police procedurals, the series featured Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker's usual ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police detective, farce, police, satire, private detective, partners against crime, silly humor, partners, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, media ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In comic Woody Allen's film debut, he took the Japanese action film "International Secret Police: Key of Keys" and re-dubbed it, changing the plot to make it revolve around a secret egg salad recipe.
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: espionage, farce, undercover, martial arts, double agent, disorder, silly humor, heroes, crimes, goofy hero, government agency, special agents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Nude Bomb (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The KAOS organisation has developed a bomb that can dissolve all clothing. Maxwell Smart is brought in to foil this evil plot.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, government agency, race against time, escapades, save the day, save the world, goofy hero, master villain, disorder, heroic mission, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 15K
Mafia! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, mafia, gangsters, nothing goes right, goofy hero, wedding, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, stupidity, dumb, multiple storylines, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, year 1967, year 1933, year 1938
Place: las vegas, sicily, italy, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, funny ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, vengeance, chase, manic, save the world, crimes, comedy of errors, psychopath, master criminal, law enforcement, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: munich germany, england, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Plot: satire, martial arts, family relations, disorder, culture clash, nothing goes right, siblings relations, journalism, joke, hare krishna, murder, kung fu ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 50s, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 13K
Corky Romano (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Corky Romano is a bumbling, simpleton, veterinarian and the youngest, outcast son of an aging gangster, named Pops Romano, who calls upon Corky to infiltrate the local FBI and retrieve and destroy evidence being used to incriminate Pops for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, undercover, gangsters, goofy hero, espionage, unlikely criminals, family relations, crimes, disorder, organized crime, working undercover, academy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 34K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, parody, satirical, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, crimes, goofy hero, investigation, working undercover, chase, disguise, rescue, undercover, police detective, buddy cop, speech impediment ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.1
 51K
Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, rock band, hostage, music, artists and showbiz, music band, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, buddies, drug dealing, police investigation, law enforcement, gunfight, master criminal, murder, crimes, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 38K
Spy Hard (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: james bond spoof, farce, kgb, secret agents, goofy hero, save the world, heroic mission, disorder, assassination, race against time, criminal's revenge, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world ...
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, save the world, undercover, gold, helicopter, disorder, master villain, good versus evil, heroic mission, james bond spoof, graduation ...
Time: 70s, 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: japan, belgium, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series.
Style: parody, realistic, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, incompetent police, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, disorder, buddies, save the day, terrorist, father son relationship, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, usa, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.6
 5K
Scotland, PA (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, parody, not serious, witty ...
Plot: murder, restaurant, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, farce, couple relations, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, law enforcement, business venture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, french, spy, secret agents, farce, secret service, russian, adventure, undercover, state affairs, race against time, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955
Place: france, egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, parody, witty ...
Plot: heavy metal, music band, heavy metal culture, music, musician, satire, cult, musical tour, fame, singer, pianist, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 142K
White Chicks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites to the Hamptons, where they're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper. But when the girls realize ...
Style: humorous, ridiculous, satirical, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, fish out of water, working undercover, special agents, gender bending, gender disguise, fbi, dumb, undercover, disorder, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, musician, marijuana, divorce, singer, music, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, hip hop, backstage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, rain, crimes, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, couple relations, cons and scams, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, dumb, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, father son relationship, farce, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%