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Back in Business (2007)
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Back in Business (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After decades of domination by America and Russia there is a new competitor in the space race... Great Britain. The British Space Agency has designed an impressive new space buggy that all the big countries want to get their hands on, which provides the perfect opportunity for con men Tom Marks and Lord Spencer to go 'Back in Business'. They decide to sell the buggy to the highest bidding country, but things don't go quite to plan.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious
Plot: comedy of errors, heroic mission, treasure hunt, heroes, rise to the top, adventurer, manipulation, satire, partners, race against time, dishonesty, reluctant partners, ancient mystery, right hand man, secret agents, outer space, adventure, crimes, journalism, escapades, forgery, disorder, mad scientist, government agency, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and parody films with plots about adventure, disorder, heroes, escapades, danger, friends and partners mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Back in Business: Help! (1965), Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012), Spymate (2003), Dead Weight (2002), Mr. Magoo (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: girls' school, pirate, treasure hunt, treasure, boarding school, girls' boarding school, adventure, youth, rivalry, friends, battle of the sexes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aussie adventurer Steve Irwin aka The Crocodile Hunter has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty croc, hoping to save it from poachers. What Steve doesn't know is that the crocodile has innocently swallowed a top secret US satellite ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, intense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crocodile, adventure, adventurer, survival, river, heroic mission, rescue, stalking, goofy hero, collision, secret agents, satellite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.1
 20K
Help! (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This Beatles film has an obscure Asian cult, that believes in human sacrifice, chasing Ringo after he accidentally put on the their victim's ceremonial ring. He is pursued by the cult, a pair of mad scientists, a member of a side cult that no ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, absurd, light ...
Plot: the beatles, adventure, mad scientist, good versus evil, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, chase, cult, music, disorder, world domination, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Mortadelo & Filemon Mission Save the Planet (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The planet is facing a great threat. During the worst drought ever known, a group of wrongdoers are in the process of finishing all the reserves of water that remain on Earth. The best secret agents in the world meet urgently, but they don't ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Plot: secret agents, save the world, adventure, master villain, escapades, heroes, rivalry, undercover, mad scientist, partners, goofy hero, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the Headquarters of the T.I.A. (Terminal Intelligence Agency), someone has stolen Professor Bacterio's most dangerous invention, the D.O.T. (Demoralizer of Troops), an artifact that ends up in the hands of a very short, wacky dictator who is ...
Style: parody, exciting, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: secret agents, investigation, private detective, adventure, goofy hero, heroic mission, disorder, odd couple, partners, track down, inventor, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tad is a celebrity archeologist and adventurer just like his hero Max Mordon... in his dreams! In reality, Tad is a Chicago construction worker. One day, however, he is mistaken for a real Professor and takes his place on a flight to Peru in search ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventurer, adventure, archaeologist, follow your dream, rescue, partners, escapades, disorder, treasure hunt, explorer, treasure, museum ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.9
 1K
Spymate (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Amelia, a young genius and daughter of a top secret agent, unknowingly invents a contraption that makes her the target of an evil scientist.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: spy, working undercover, adventure, save the world, secret agents, heroes, family, escapades, mad scientist, rivalry, espionage, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 5K
Dead Weight (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Prison guard Reggio lets Moltes have a weekly lottery ticket in exchange for his suave relationship advice. When Moltes learns that he has a winning lottery ticket, he breaks out of jail to claim his money. However, Reggio's girlfriend, Pauline ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, unlikely partners, odd couple, car race, fugitives, race against time, escapades, partners, treasure hunt, chase, tough heroes, rally ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995, 2000s
Place: europe, france, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Spain, Italy, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, not serious, parody
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: roman, save the day, underdog, adventure, culture clash, silly humor, odd couple, partners, disorder, rebelliousness, superhuman powers, goofy hero ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: england, france, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.0
 15K
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: chase, millionaire, heist, mistaken identity, family, adventurer, odd couple, goofy hero, race against time, master criminal, treasure hunt, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Twelve Chairs (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, clever ...
Plot: treasure, con artists, partners, treasure hunt, cons and scams, crimes, escapades, adventure, gem, rivalry, improv, jewelry ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, dog, family life, friendship, friends, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 4K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, golden retriever, family, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, heroic mission, disorder, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
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Masquerade (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The British send an American and a war hero to kidnap and hide an oil-country prince.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, state affairs, crimes, escapades, save the day, undercover, confined, heroes, dishonesty, espionage, adventure, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, europe, england, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, and doesn't think that Ernest fits the bill. After ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, road movie, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, family, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, goofy hero, adventurer, partners, crimes, treasure hunt, escapades ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Rascals on the Road (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four kids - Eugen, Wrigley, Bäschteli and Eduard - leave for an adventure around Switzerland, searching for the fabulous treasure of Titicaca Lake, discovered by Fritzli Bühler.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, adventure, friends, on the road, escapades, mountain, leaving home, youth, journey, childhood, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Gold Retrievers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and his dog must go in search of a fabled local treasure in an effort to save the family house from foreclosure.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, save the day, adventure, rivalry, escapades, small town, forest, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 8K
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, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, farce, adventure, silly humor, rescue, race against time, partners, rivalry, buddies, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.1
 10K
Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China, India, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Chinese archeology professor Jack teams up with beautiful Indian professor Ashmita and assistant Kyra to locate lost Magadha treasure. In a Tibetan ice cave, they find the remains of the royal army that had vanished together with the treasure, only ...
Style: semi serious, tense, exciting, captivating, light ...
Plot: artifact, legends and myths, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, martial arts, treasure, escapades, chase, crimes, relic, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Astérix and Obélix have to win the Olympic Games in order to help their friend Alafolix marry Princess Irina (portrayed by supermodel Vanessa Hessler). Brutus (Benoît Poelvoorde) uses every trick in the book to have his own team win the game, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: against the odds, ambition, heroes, goofy hero, rivalry, adventure, buddies, contests and competitions, greek, disorder, competition, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Harry Hill Movie (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The comedy film sees TV Burp star Hill embark on a road trip to Blackpool with his Nan (Julie Walters) when he discovers that his hamster only has one week to live.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, on the road, pets, escapades, goofy hero, chase, disorder, silly humor, friendship, amusement park, grandmother, hamster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking animals, animals, royalty, pets, mistaken identity, cat, talking cat, adventure, family, disorder, partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Assassination Bureau (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, chase, zeppelin, dark humor, crimes, politics, head of state, heroes, journalism, dishonesty, assassination attempt ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, animals, silly humor, disorder, heroic mission, race against time, pets, save the day, escapades, friends, catastrophe, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
34%
Carry on Pimpernel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid their French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: french revolution, farce, duel, aristocrat, legend, sword fight, brother, sister, gang, state affairs, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, dark humor, buddies, crimes, golden years, nothing goes right, partners, seance, scam, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Escaping from China with a microfilm of the formula for the mysterious "Lotus X", Lord Southmere, a Queen's Messenger, is chased by a group of Chinese spies.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, parody
Plot: nanny, museum, crimes, family, heroes, undercover, espionage, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, friendship, heist ...
Time: 70s, prehistory
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 2K
Water (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Michael Caine stars as Baxter Thwaites, the laid-back Governor of the sleepy British colony of Cascara. But when American oil drillers accidentally strike a gusher of ultra-delicious mineral water, the forgotten Caribbean out-post becomes a global ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Plot: politics, dishonesty, disorder, farce, satire, leadership, society, island, fish out of water, destiny, political corruption, political satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Treasure Island (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer's treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ship, island, treasure hunt, friends, heroic mission, teaching the ways of the world, rebelliousness, teenage life, against the odds, child in peril, rivalry, tragic hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%