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Top Secret! (1984)
 7.2
 59K
Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, 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: not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, light, melancholic, talky, realistic, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, espionage, prisoner, goofy hero, heroic mission, selflessness, daring rescue, double agent, occupation, disorder, undercover, musical tour, surfing, spy, cold war, festival, rock singer, resistance movement, beach, cow, bookstore, parachute, ballet, fascism, airplane ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: east germany, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, funny and absurd films with plots about parody, farce, disorder, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Music and Crime genres. Some movies like Top Secret!: Airplane! (1980), Hot Shots! (1991), The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977), Elephant Parts (1981), CB4 (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 211K
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: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, airplane, pilot, passenger, fear of flying, stewardess, catastrophe, landing, cliche, guilt, nothing goes right, alcohol abuse ...
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: humorous, not serious, light, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: parody, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, farce, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 98K
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, not serious, light, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing
Plot: parody, goofy hero, secret mission, heroic mission, military, save the day, military base, disorder, danger, love and romance, pilot, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 70s, year 1971 ...
Place: iraq, california, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Naked Gun 2?: 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: humorous, realistic, not serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: parody, white house, president, race against time, farce, police investigation, silly humor, goofy hero, danger, crimes, law enforcement, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, frogman
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, not serious, witty, absurd, talky ...
Plot: satire, parody, martial arts, family relations, disorder, culture clash, siblings relations, nothing goes right, journalism, joke, hare krishna, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: kansas, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: parody, music, partners, rising to stardom, music band, musician's life, media, buddies, lifestyle, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 339
Elephant Parts (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Winner of the first video Grammy Award, Michael Nesmith (The Monkees) wrote and starred in Elephant Parts, a collection of comedy and music videos using money he inherited from his mother, the inventor of Liquid Paper. Elephant Parts is one hour ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious
Plot: society, artists and showbiz, performer's life, parody, musician's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, disorder, satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, music video ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 9K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, parody, satire, wheelchair, jeep, rap, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, buddies, music band, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 5.4
 36K
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: not serious, humorous, witty, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, james bond spoof, farce, espionage, secret agents, kgb, heroic mission, goofy hero, save the world, race against time, disorder, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Meet the Spartans (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the creators of Scary Movie and Date Movie comes this tongue-in-cheek parody of the sword-and-sandal epics, dubbed Meet the Spartans. The 20th Century Fox production was written and directed by the filmmaking team of Jason Friedberg and Aaron ...
Style: idiotic, humorous, absurd, satirical, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, queen, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, goofy hero, army, rivalry, buddies, contests and competitions, disorder, fight ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, witty ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, success, pianist, musical tour, singer, fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, rivalry, goofy hero, misfit, fish out of water, disorder, taxi driver ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism.
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, dark humor, horror spoof
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, haunted house, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, video camera, exorcism, satire, heroes, sexual content, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 142K
Wayne's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: heavy metal, music, satire, ex couple relations, musician, power relations, manager, living with parents, singer, fan, friends, sleazy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Naked Gun 33 1/3: 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: humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: parody, terrorism, undercover, race against time, master criminal, danger, save the day, farce, law enforcement, crime, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 4K
Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, ambition, music band, disorder, filmmaking, showbiz, media, buddies, partners, artists and showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Under the Rainbow (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, light, funny ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, disorder, secret agents, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 44K
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, race against time, undercover, secret agents, chase, espionage, covert operation, kgb, adventure, working undercover, escapades, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, asia, soviet union, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.2
 26K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, music band, love and romance, satire, lovers reunited, talented, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered ...
Style: anthology, humorous, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, disorder, media satire, haunted by the past, mad scientist, mad doctor, u.s. president, storytelling, sea disaster, invisibility, surfing, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 1950s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: humorous, absurd, funny, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, parody, undercover, spy, secret agents, james bond spoof, good versus evil, dumb, farce, goofy hero, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, concert, satire, rock, tv show, verbal byplay, heavy metal, wedding preparations and rituals, virginity, adult virgin, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 7K
Still Smokin (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, weed, mistaken identity, stoner, disorder, fish out of water, drug abuse, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, friends, anti hero ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 4.1
 9K
Superfast! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lucas White joins Vin Serento's LA gang of illegal street racers. They are fast and they are furious and they plan to double cross LA crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol who hides his cash in a downtown Taco Bell. The gang's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, car chase, chases and races, goofy hero, undercover, disorder, gang, crime gone awry, car race, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: humorous, not serious, idiotic, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, spy, secret agents, save the day, government agency, race against time, escapades, master villain, save the world, danger, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
 16K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: silent film, humorous, satirical, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, alcohol abuse, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 50s ...
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 36K
The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal, youth, music band, teenage life, drums, musician's life, rock, desire for fame, ambition, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: parody, espionage, spy, heroes, secret agents, danger, dangerous animal, golden years, government agency, escapades, rivalry, save the world ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 21K
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, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, ocean or sea, goofy hero, military life, military, nothing goes right, underwater, against the odds, rivalry, heroic mission, navy ...
Place: florida, usa, russia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, farce, dysfunctional family, ghost, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, radio, parents and children, disorder, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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