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The Legend of Awesomest Maximus (2011)
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The Legend of Awesomest Maximus (2011)
Original name: National Lampoon's The Legend of Awesomest Maximus
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spoof of sword-and-sandal flicks such as “Gladiator,” “300″ and “Troy.” Following in the long tradition of National Lampoon, this ballsy comedy takes aim at “sword and sandal” movies of every era, with s special nod of the feathered helmet to historical epics such as 300, Gladiator, Troy, and Braveheart.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, toilet humor, offbeat
Plot: parody, military, soldier, disorder, state affairs, gladiator, absurd humor, greek mythology, greek, homosexual subtext, mother son incest, incest, marijuana, female nudity, adultery, homophobic slur, lesbian kiss, dildo, sword and sandal, homoerotic, cross dressing
Place: greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about disorder, parody, escapades, goofy hero, rivalry, heroes and danger mostly in Comedy, Action and Musical genres. Some movies like The Legend of Awesomest Maximus: FDR: American Badass! (2012), Hot Shots! (1991), The Hungover Games (2014), Royal Tramp (1992), Spy Time (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: not serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat
Plot: werewolf, state affairs, head of state, escapades, heroes, human becomes animal, drugs/alcohol, super vehicle, vengeance, good versus evil, parody, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: usa
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95%
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: humorous, not serious, dark humor, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, supernatural, goofy hero, haunted house, nothing goes right, disorder, video camera, exorcism, heroes, female nudity, lesbian kiss, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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92%
 6.8
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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, love triangle, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Hungover Games (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a movie about Hungover guys that get lost in a death match game: Each year, drunk people are selected to participate in torturous games the morning after a big night out. There's no sunglasses, no water, and no headache medicine. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, ironic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, parody, rivalry, survival, goofy hero, contests and competitions, escapades, danger, fight to the death, friends, alcohol, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Royal Tramp (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of Wilson Bond, a pimp who after saving Chan, the leader of the Heaven and Earth society, a revolutionary group, is made a member. After a botched first assignment for the group, he is made a servant to the Prince, the very person the ...
Style: epic, not serious, offbeat, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: eunuch, adventure, cons and scams, state affairs, escapades, power relations, royal court, pimp, martial arts, parody, dishonesty, disorder ...
Place: asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
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Spy Time (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adolfo, a thirty something security guard, is going through a bad patch. Not only his lifetime girlfriend has just to finished with him to be a guy with no ambition but, moreover, he becomes the target of a series of thugs led by Vázquez, a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: parody, secret agent, misfit, espionage, fish out of water, save the day, secret identity, master villain, secret agents, parents and children, danger, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.4
 538
First Family (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The president (Bob Newhart) and his boozing wife (Madeline Kahn) go to Africa to bargain for their abducted daughter's (Gilda Radner) return.
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, exciting, cynical ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, disorder, family life, kidnapping, parody, eccentric family, looking for sex, alcohol abuse, head of state, vice president, president ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, parody, save the day, daring rescue, nothing goes right, adventure, chase, heroic mission, technology gone awry, disorder, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, colorado, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.8
 20K
Sgt. Bilko (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, witty ...
Plot: military, soldier, gambling, military base, cons and scams, disorder, rivalry, revenge, camp, against the rules, dishonesty, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, escapades, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, buddies, disorder, in the woods, filmmaking, survival, danger, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, rescue, saddam hussein, military life, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, iraq war, military, cia, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, washington d.c., thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Going Berserk (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: John Bourgignon, a drummer/chauffeur engaged to the daughter of a United States senator encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed characters in the days leading up to his wedding.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: state affairs, nothing goes right, assassination attempt, politics, parody, disorder, aerobics, elvis impersonator, wedding, farce, handcuffs, senator ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as "Memento," "Pulp Fiction," ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, parody, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, goofy hero, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, media satire, artists and showbiz, gender, disorder, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Man Called Sarge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of WWII, a group of half-witted soldiers lead by a slightly smarter sergeant, battle the Germans and especially Von Kraut in the desert.
Style: realistic, biting, offbeat, humorous, not serious
Plot: parody, escapades, heroes, war, battles, disorder, military life, soldier, military, goofy hero, desert, nazi ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
When Nature Calls (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: parody, disorder, wilderness, family life, escapades, city life, urban, showbiz, family relations, bestiality, brother sister relationship, absurd humor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 34K
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, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 798
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: not serious, exciting, humorous, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, nothing goes right, misfit partners, goofy hero, working undercover, state affairs, witnessing a crime, chases and races, secret agents, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
On His Majesty's Secret Service (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Louis Koo plays 009, or translated literally from its aural pronunciation, double-O Dog. He's one of 12 special Royal Bodyguards of a simpleton Emperor (Liu Yiwei) who named these 12 guards after the Chinese Zodiac, hence 9 translated to Dog. ...
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, not serious
Plot: martial arts, empress, parody, royal family, disorder, save the day, goofy hero, escapades, inventions and discoveries, assassination attempt, betrayal, eunuch ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, filmmaking, laser, chaos, media, disorder, showbiz, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, media satire, elephant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.3
 2K
Blubberella (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An action comedy centered on Blubberella, an overweight half-vampire woman whose footsteps cause explosions and whose dual swords are used against anyone who makes fun of her. She must face an army of undead Nazi soldiers in her valiant struggle ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, light, offbeat
Plot: vampire, physical appearance, good versus evil, heroes, danger, escapades, superheroine, female protagonist, obesity, absurd humor, stereotype, eating ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
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Night Patrol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The streets of Los Angeles are crawling with weirdos, hookers, peeping toms and perverts. And this time, they're wearing badges! Murray Langston, Linda Blair, Pat Paulsen, Billy Barty, Jaye P. Morgan, Andrew Dice Clay, Pat Morita, Kitten ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, buddies, law enforcement, disorder, partners, filmmaking, hollywood, friends, parody, lesbian bar, flashback, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
InAPPropriate Comedy (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A no-nonsense cop has a flair for fashion and a celebrity takes revenge on the paparazzi in a collection of comedic sketches.
Style: not serious, humorous, sexy, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, disorder, law enforcement, paparazzi, parody, drug abuse, anti semitism, sex, weapons, filmmaking, hotshot hero, terrorizing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 600
Red Lion (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Impersonating an Imperial Army officer by wearing a "red lion's mane", a poor servant returns to his village after 10 years of absence to end the village's suffering caused by corrupt officials and businessmen. Written by Alex ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: samurai, imperial japan, adventure, heroes, politics, betrayal, dishonesty, political unrest, disorder, leadership, switching roles, state affairs ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, realistic ...
Plot: undercover, parody, world domination, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, secret agents, crimes, escapades, disorder, dishonesty, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 8K
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: not serious, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, car chase, chases and races, crime gone awry, disorder, undercover, gang, goofy hero, car race, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Boris and Natasha (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The classic Bullwinkle villains Boris and Natasha are brought to life in their first full-length movie. 1992 Sally Kellerman Dave Thomas John Candy Alex Rocco
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious
Plot: goofy hero, heroes, working undercover, mysterious character, odd couple, disorder, dishonesty, partners, parody, rivalry, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Superhero Movie (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, superhero, anti hero, secret identity, superhero spoof, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Groove Tube (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, based on sketch comedy, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, showbiz, culture clash, rising to stardom, buddies, actor's life, rise and fall, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
American Rescue Squad (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of mysterious villains known as 'The Alliance' sets a trap for the Taxpayer. They imprison him, torture him, and make plans to publicly crucify him. Local janitor Richard Randolph rounds up retired Superheroes, and hatches a plan ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: superhero, politics, heroes, state affairs, save the day, anti heroes, disorder, good versus evil, rivalry, election
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 40K
Big Stan (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: prison life, prison, martial arts, dishonesty, confined, master warrior, guru, warden, corruption, parody, husband wife relationship, gangs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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