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Advance to the Rear (1964)
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Advance to the Rear (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Slapstick rules in this 1964 Civil War comedy about miltary misfits and their incompetent commanders. Directed by George Marshall, and starring Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas, Joan Blondell, Jim Backus, Andrew Prine, Alan Hale Jr., Jesse Pearson, Michael Pate, James Griffith, Preston Foster, Yvonne Craig and the ever ubiquitous Whit Bissell.
Plot: civil war, spy, male female relationship, female spy, manipulative woman, farce, femme fatale, male male relationship, long hair, damsel in distress, cavalry, street shootout, riverboat, female sexual predator

Most similar movies to Advance to the Rear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and not serious films with plots about gunfight, heroes, farce, gun, rivalry, cowboy and parody mostly in Comedy, Western and War genres. Some movies like Advance to the Rear: Texas Across the River (1966), The Rounders (1965), Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969), Bang! Bang! You're Dead! (1966), Villa Rides (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Texas Across the River (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Louisiana wedding of debutante Phoebe Ann Naylor to Don Andrea de Baldasar, El Duce de la Casala is stopped by the Cavalry over a matter of honor. Don Andrea flees across the river to Texas, where he meets up with Sam Hollis and his Indian ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: parody, old west, friends, love triangle, buddies, heroes, love and romance, rivalry, chases and races, escapades, native american, cowboy hat ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 2K
The Rounders (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben (Glenn Ford) and Marion (Henry Fonda) are two cowboys who make a meager living breaking wild horses. Their frequent employer Jim (Chill Wills), who always gets the better of them, talks them into taking a nondescript horse in lieu of some of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy, buddy movie
Plot: horse, animal life, contests and competitions, buddies, workplace, partners, ambition, hopes, on the road, friends, animal training, hitchhiker ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, nevada, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gunfight, old west, western town, mayor, anti heroes, anti hero, gang, danger, heroes, lone wolves, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bang! Bang! You're Dead! (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One of six travelers who catch the bus from Casablanca airport to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to pay a local operator to fix United Nations votes. But which one?
Plot: spy, bus, pretty legs, leg, espionage, manipulative woman, thin legs, feminine wiles, legs, man in underwear, femme fatale, dual identity ...
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
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Villa Rides (1968)
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling the Colorados & stealing ...
Style: epic, rough, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, power struggle, gunrunner, mexican revolution, maverick, resistance, soldier, war, state affairs, heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Cloak & Shag Her (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Secret agent April Flower and her earnest if hapless sidekick Basil time-travel from London in 1969 to 2019 in pursuit of their nemesis, the evil Dr. Mean. The beautiful but evil Dr. Mean intends to take over the world by means of a love potion that ...
Plot: spy, female spy, lesbian, lesbian sex, erotica, female nudity, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), large breasts, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Great Bank Robbery (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A motley group of phony church leaders attempts to rob a bank controlled by brothers in 1880's Texas.
Style: rough, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, heist, bank robbery, dishonesty, gang, rivalry, unlikely criminals, on the run, criminal heroes, chases and races, special agents, parody ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wacky 60s spy spoof.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spy, james bond spoof, parody, agent, espionage, spy spoof, secret agent, farce, secret agents
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Red Badge of Courage (1974)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: During the Civil War, a young man enthusiastically joins the Union army thirsting to find glory and honor, but his first battle opens his eyes to reality.....
Plot: battles, american civil war, battle, corpse, tent, shot in the stomach, civil war, horse, shot in the chest, courage, forest, gun ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Time for Killing (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, american civil war, beating, fortress, escape, rape, vengeance, old west, battles, danger, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, mexico, new mexico, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Outlaws Is Coming (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rance Roden plans to kill off all the buffalo and thus cause the Indians to riot. After they destroy the US Cavalry, Rance and his gang will take over the West. Meanwhile, a Boston magazine gets wind of the buffalo slaughter and sends editor Kenneth ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: female gunfighter, billy the kid, gang member, outlaw gang, held at gunpoint, u.s. cavalry, damsel in distress, three stooges
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, 70mm film, epic
Plot: wagon train, quicksand, native american, track down, murder, vengeance, americana, injustice, friends, republican, tough heroes, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
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Something Big (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find ...
Plot: gatling gun, cavalry, desert, whiskey, scottish, hostage, husband wife relationship, betrayal, bandit, kidnapping, drink, mining town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
More Wild Wild West (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Robert Conrad and Ross Martin reprise their roles as Secret Service agents of the 1890s.
Style: based on cult tv series, psychotronic
Plot: brawl, river, sidekick, mad scientist, gunslinger, bed, snake charmer, martial arts, cowboy, gunfight, outlaw gang, cowboy boots ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: washington d.c., mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" for an answer and recruits other 4-F's to fight ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: farce, world war two, military, goofy hero, misfit, war, anti heroes, escapades, fish out of water, heroic mission, disorder, anti hero ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 72
Sidekicks (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This 1974 made-for-TV sequel to Skin Game (1971) brings back Lou Gossett, Jr. as Jason, with Larry Hagman taking over the role of Quince, played by James Garner in the first film. On the lam from their most recent scam, Quince and Jason find ...
Plot: bound and gagged, dynamite, scam, slavery, bounty hunter, prison escape, con artists
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Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chuka: The Gunfighter (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.
Plot: fort, fistfight, indian attack, cavalry, winter, native american, gunfighter, romance, six shooter, colt .45, carbine, strongman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, military, d day, american in the uk, naval officer, mental illness, love affair, war, romance, battle of the sexes, love and romance ...
Place: london, france, england, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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How Sweet It Is! (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All-American couple who try to bridge the generation gap with their free-spirited son on a trip, frisky business and misunderstandings galore ensue, all funny, vibrant and charming.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: photographer, hippie, lawyer, disorder, couples, love and romance, infidelity, on the road, teenage life, chase, romance, ocean liner ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lonely German clerk captures two American flyers and keeps them as prisoners in his basement long after WWII has ended. Director Gottfried Reinhardt's 1965 comedy stars Alec Guinness, Robert Redford and Michael Connors.
Plot: pow, new world, alternate reality, world war two, pilot, captive
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 67K
Three Amigos (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, heroes, village, rescue, actor, farce, fish out of water, friendship, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
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Kid Blue (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bickford Waner, an apparently naive young man from Fort Worth, arrives in the tiny Texas town of Dime Box and takes on a variety of menial jobs. He's befriended by Reese Ford and his wife Molly, but before long Molly has seduced Bickford. Only ...
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42%
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Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An old geezer recalls some of the antics of the men and women of his western town, more wild and woolly than Tombstone or Dodge City. In this town no one is a good shot, the women are hungry for new meat, and practical jokers abound. A stranger ...
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42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Could Never Have Sex with Any Man Who Has So Little Regard for My Husband (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this sex farce, two middle-aged pairs of aspiring swingers rent a summer cottage. There they sit around discussing the pros and cons of having affairs.
Plot: swinger, cottage, farce
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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War Machine (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A rock star general bent on winning the “impossible” war in Afghanistan takes us inside the complex machinery of modern war. Inspired by the true story of General Stanley McChrystal.
Style: satirical, political, intense, talky, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Time I Saw Archie (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, War
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Catlow (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 115
The Scavengers (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Scavengers Were Rotten to the Core - Thoroughly Disgusting, And Had a Serious Freudian Problem... You'll Probably Love Them
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), large breasts, breasts, arizona territory, big breasts, exploitation, u.s. civil war, american civil war, train robbery, rape, captain, murder ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Story: An outspoken boy and a gunfighter-pimp save a drifter's life from hanging. The boy's uncle dies, leaving a house and some dry, useless land to the boy. The dying uncle has obtained the drifter's promise to help the boy get what is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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