Movies like Under the Hula Moon

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Under the Hula Moon (1995)
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Under the Hula Moon (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the desert outside Cactus Gulch, Arizona, Buzzard and Betty Jean Wall live in a trailer decorated in Hawaiian themes. Betty's trying to get pregnant. Buzz wants to market "Cammo," a sun block lotion that looks like camouflage; but financing is tough to find and Betty thinks he should get a real job. Buzz's half-brother Turkey, a murderous psychopath, escapes from jail, comes to the trailer, ties up Buzz, kidnaps Betty, steals $10,000 they've just won from Publisher's Clearing Hut's Lucky Loser drawing, and heads for Mexico. Buzz is untied by Maya, an ex-girlfriend who's now a TV reporter in search of a story. They pick up Turk's trail and set out to rescue Betty.
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: psycho, killer, special agents, desert, kidnapping, burglar, murder, truck driver, robbery, escaped prisoner, mexican bandit, a vision, husband wife relationship, on the run, stolen money, grandmother, ex girlfriend, bus driver, rescue mission, bag of money, half brother half brother relationship, brother in law sister in law relationship, news reporter, trying to get pregnant, trailer trash ...
Place: hawaii, arizona

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Most similar movies to Under the Hula Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about murder, crimes, kidnapping, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance and partners mostly in Action, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Under the Hula Moon: Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965), Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1969), Bitter Harvest (1993), S*P*Y*S (1974), Ultraviolet (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, desert, gas station, chase, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), isolation, martial arts, heist, mentally challenged, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Harry (a corrupt sheriff) and his Chicano deputy hunt an Apache who is about to go to the authorities with the news Harry is smuggling marijuana. Harry makes love to Raquel (a prostitute) and Cherry (a nurse). The women also has an erotic encounter ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, menage a trois, exploitation, surrealism, murder, sheriff, nurse, prostitute, femme fatale, prodigy, drug dealing, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.5
 794
Bitter Harvest (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Travis has just buried his father, when Kelly, an attractive hitchhiker walks into his life. At the same time, another attractive blonde, Jolene, starts taking an interest in Travis. Both women are secretly after something.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, neo noir, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, heist, murder, couples, siblings relations, bank, love and romance, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, friendship, flashback ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.5
 975
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: parody, not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, nothing goes right, secret agents, government agency, witnessing a crime, undercover, partners, misfit partners, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
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 167
Ultraviolet (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A park ranger and his lover have heated encounters with a dangerous man in Death Valley.
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: murder, death, kidnapping, desert, hostage, rape and revenge, death valley, topless, lake, park ranger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 5K
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, city life, fish out of water, siblings relations, workplace situations, partners, misfit, rescue, ambition, society, nothing goes right, underdog ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Greater Good Company (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Plot: violence, fight, kidnapping, company, death, murder, blood, interview, cigarette smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Fortress of Amerikkka (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: John Whitecloud, a criminal rebel, is out for revenge against a corrupt Sheriff and a militia run by a crazed General.
Style: cult film
Plot: conspiracy, soldier, paranoia, river, nightclub, corruption, female nudity, beach, brutality, racist, waterfall, racism ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 850
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, on the run, witnessing a crime, disorder, hitman, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crimes, graphic violence, hunting, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 51
Hotwire (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Car thieves go to work.
Plot: heist, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, burglar, risk, bad guy, blackmail, thief, robbery, theft, danger
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
American Strays (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The desert can be a lonely place for the people who live there or for those who are traveling through. It is also the teller of different stories including the story of a traveling salesman whose only commodity is death and the story of a young man ...
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: desert, hitman, satire, salesman, dark humor, death wish, misfit, society, social misfits, criminal heroes, crimes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Good Girls Don't (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash and gutsy stripper Bettina and mousy secretary Jeannie are framed for a murder they didn't commit. The radically contrasting distaff duo go on the lam in a red convertible with a half million dollars in cash in a briefcase. Various folks ...
Plot: gunfight, fired from the job, female nudity, strangulation, sexual harassment, murder, stripper, motel, stock market, jail, theft, roadblock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
They Call Me Macho Woman! (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young widow on a trip to the backwoods stumbles upon the operation of a gang of drug smugglers. They attempt to kill her in order to keep their operation a secret, but she turns out to be more resourceful than they thought, and starts to turn the ...
Plot: sheriff, forest, held captive, heroine, spider, on the road, tree, one against many, attempted rape, gang, decapitation, drug dealer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
One Tough Cop (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective tries to remain loyal to his partner, and his best friend - a mobster.
Style: serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police brutality, crime family, police investigation, gambling, tough heroes, organized crime, adaptation, brutality, greed, interrogation, hostess, internal affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
48%
 5.6
 45K
MacGruber (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, hotshot hero, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, nuclear threat, presumed dead, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret agents, nuclear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, ecuador, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 784
Rescue Me (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fraser's unrequited love for the beautiful and rich Ginny gets a chance to prove itself, when she is suddenly kidnapped. He teams up with rebel Mac, who's got a score to settle with the kidnappers. Together they cross the country, looking ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, homoerotic ...
Plot: kidnapping, high school, rescue, motorcycle, friends, disorder, on the road, teenage life, down on your luck, vengeance, buddies, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 6K
Cat Run (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: female killer, female spy, assassination attempt, femme fatale, on the run, private detective, female assassin, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, woman in danger, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bulgaria, europe, croatia, montenegro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 2K
Tooken (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Spoof of the "Taken" franchise. An ex-CIA agent who is now a mall security guard discovers that things are being taken from him. He must team up with his mom, also an ex-CIA agent, to defeat his rival and save his family.
Style: parody, light, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: agent, daring rescue, kidnapping, one man army, track down, vengeance, chase, crimes, family relations, tough heroes, dark hero, woman in danger ...
Time: 2010s, year 1994
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Femme Fontaine: Killer Babe for the C.I.A. (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professional assassin Drew Fontaine puts her talents to her own ends to pay off those involved in killing her Buddhist mentor and maybe in the disappearance of her father. Amongst those in the frame are a crowd of somewhat dysfunctional lesbian-led ...
Style: parody, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: electrocution, violence, lesbian, female killer, adult humor, lesbianism, porn industry, killer, torture, martial arts, cia agent, neo nazi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The White River Kid (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two con men are traveling through the American South when they are held hostage by a serial killer, who is running from the authorities.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, road movie, offbeat
Plot: friends, disorder, hostage, fugitives, serial killer, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, confined, on the run, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 359
Shoot the Duke (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When mardukas switches sides,the order to whack him is given pretty fast,but who can you trust to really shoot the duke?
Plot: torturer, snitch, chief of police, bandit, russian, husband wife relationship, nurse, bomb, german, betrayal, anesthetic, hitman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, on the run, odd couple, bank robbery, runaway, hostage, daughter, ex convict, running from police, police, released from prison, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 145
Under the Gun (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A St. Louis cop, Mike Braxton (Sam Jones), receives an urgent call for help from his brother Tony (Nick Cassavetes), a small time thief in Los Angeles. Mike rushes to LA and finds that his brother has been murdered and his brother Tony's ...
Plot: police officer, lawyer, revenge, fistfight, sarcasm, terrorist, nightclub, heist, hitman, police officer killed, kidnapping, death of brother ...
Place: los angeles, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Four Deuces (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is a tongue-in-cheek crime melodrama that became a 'Late Late Show' fixture in the 1980s, according to the DVD sleeve, Jack Palance plays Vic Morono, a high-ranking Prohibition-era mobster with a weakness for women who is waging an ...
Plot: police corruption, murder, nightclub, speakeasy, prohibition, gambling, casino, gangsters, bound and gagged
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 2K
Camouflage (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: who done it, infidelity, murder, private detective, disorder, dishonesty, partners, crimes, law enforcement, silly humor, attempted murder, aspiring actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
FDR: American Badass! (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chronicles the adventures of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as he rides a "wheelchair of death" to stop the world from being taking over by polio-carrying werewolves during WWII. A deadly menace that are led by Werewolf Hitler, Mussolini and ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: good versus evil, silly humor, escapades, disability, human becoming an animal, heroes, state affairs, disorder, head of state, vengeance, world war two, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Killer Drag Queens on Dope (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Killer Drag Queens on Dope is the wild story of Ginger and Coco, two dolls with a little secret... They're contract killers who work for a one-eyed lunatic named Uncle A. Half the cutthroats in town are trying to kill them, the other half are ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, disorder, crimes, partners, showbiz, gender bending, obsession, female impersonator, stoners, doll, drugs ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Superagente Makey (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Makey is a humble police officer that, unexpectedly, gets caught in the middle of a dangerous international drug operation in the Costa del Sol, Spain.
Plot: police, russian, police station, robbery, police officer, jewelry, kidnapping, prison, dog, drug dealing, father daughter relationship, jail ...
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hot Summer in Barefoot County (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A city cop is sent out to the country to go undercover and bust up a ring of moonshiners run by a woman and her three hot teenage daughters.
Style: cult film
Plot: motorcycle, biker, hillbilly, poor white trash, backwoods, reverend, preacher, sexual awakening, country music, small town, female nudity, attempted rape ...
Place: north carolina, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%