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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, sex comedy, homoerotic
Plot: parody, military, soldier, disorder, state affairs, gladiator, absurd humor, greek, greek mythology, homosexual subtext, silly humor, mother son incest, incest, marijuana, female nudity, adultery, general, homophobic slur, lesbian kiss, dildo, sword and sandal, cross dressing
Place: greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and exciting films with plots about parody, disorder, silly humor, danger, goofy hero, escapades and farce mostly in Comedy, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Legend of Awesomest Maximus: FDR: American Badass! (2012), Hot Shots! (1991), Blubberella (2011), The Hungover Games (2014), Royal Tramp (1992). 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: humorous, not serious, exciting, captivating, offbeat
Plot: good versus evil, parody, disability, silly humor, escapades, head of state, human becoming an animal, disorder, heroes, state affairs, human becomes animal, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
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: not serious, humorous, absurd, dark humor, horror spoof
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, haunted house, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, exorcism, video camera, satire, heroes, sexual content, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 97K
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: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: parody, goofy hero, secret mission, heroic mission, military, save the day, danger, military base, disorder, love and romance, love triangle, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1971, year 1975, 70s ...
Place: california, iraq, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, physical appearance, good versus evil, heroes, danger, escapades, superheroine, female protagonist, nazi, obesity, absurd humor, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: A hilarious collection of some of the best Triumph the Insult Comic Dog segments from "Late Night with Conan O'Brien."
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: late night, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, parody, lifestyle, disorder, partners, puppet, absurd humor, actor playing himself, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: parody, disorder, rivalry, survival, goofy hero, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), fight to the death, friends, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.2
 3K
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: not serious, offbeat, epic, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: eunuch, adventure, escapades, royal court, silly humor, farce, power relations, cons and scams, pimp, martial arts, parody, disorder ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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: humorous, not serious, absurd, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: catastrophe, bus, parody, daring rescue, adventure, save the day, nothing goes right, chase, danger, misfit, odd couple, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: humorous, cynical, exciting, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: politics, parody, alcohol abuse, family life, disorder, satire, silly humor, kidnapping, eccentric family, head of state, looking for sex, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, crime gone awry, disorder, undercover, gang, goofy hero, car race, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.9
 1K
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: offbeat, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, police, law enforcement, silly humor, hollywood, disorder, buddies, partners, friends, filmmaking, female director, flashback ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, disorder, in the woods, survival, filmmaking, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, escapades, buddies, artists and showbiz, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: parody, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, filmmaking, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, goofy hero, mate swapping, media satire, crimes, hostage, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.4
 35K
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, kgb, secret agents, goofy hero, heroic mission, save the world, master criminal, disorder, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, not serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: empress, farce, martial arts, inventions and discoveries, parody, assassination attempt, goofy hero, escapades, save the day, disorder, silly humor, royal family ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Don't Ask Don't Tell (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Hilarious re-dubbed sci-fi spoof features "fabulous" aliens "turning" the military gay with their space beam! "A Zany Comedy!" says The New York Times.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parody, silly humor, cons and scams, mad scientist, gender, small town, alien encounter, gays and lesbians, space and aliens, disorder, gay interest, gay
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, witty, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, saddam hussein, rescue, hostage, battles, heroic mission, danger, daring rescue, military life, military, hostages, master warrior ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, tennessee, virginia, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Stand-up comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham. Enter the ultimate hunted house where Walter transforms into something grumpier than he already is! Watch Bubba J. rise from the dead! Meet Peanut's alter ego, The Purple Venger of the Night, and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: halloween, haunted house, parody, disorder, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, terrorism, divorce, supernatural, monster, ghost, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: light, humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating
Plot: parody, agent, kidnapping, daring rescue, chase, track down, one man army, vengeance, woman in danger, dark hero, crimes, family relations ...
Time: year 1994, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: humorous, not serious, sexy, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, disorder, law enforcement, paparazzi, parody, drug abuse, anti semitism, sex, weapons, filmmaking, hotshot hero, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 21K
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, realistic ...
Plot: military base, military, soldier, gambling, rivalry, disorder, cons and scams, revenge, camp, silly humor, against the rules, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, las vegas, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Da Hip Hop Witch (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 5 teenage rappers gets notice of a mysterious witch that supposedly lurks in the ghetto and those who are attacked by her gets a successful hip-hop career. In their search for the witch, they come across various rappers whom already been attacked ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, absurd
Plot: musician's life, parody, danger, buddies, track down, artists and showbiz, curses spells and rituals, destiny, hip hop, urban, clergy, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: not serious, humorous, exciting, cult film
Plot: parody, danger, goofy hero, escapades, mysterious character, crimes, nothing goes right, secret agents, adventure, heroes, mistaken identity, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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American Rescue Squad (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: offbeat, humorous, not serious
Plot: superhero, politics, anti hero, heroes, save the day, state affairs, anti heroes, graphic violence, silly humor, rivalry, good versus evil, disorder ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, witty, not serious, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, culture clash, rising to stardom, showbiz, contests and competitions, lifestyle, actor's life, rise and fall, ambition, workplace situations, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover, parody, secret agents, world domination, interracial relations, heroic mission, fighting the system, hidden identity, rivalry, society, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Numbskull Emptybrook in the Army (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Uuno is forced to complete his mandatory military service when it is revealed that he only spent one day in the army in his youth. As is typical of the Turhapuro series his family and friends become closely tied in with these events. His friends ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: military, soldier, army, goofy hero, silly humor, disorder, hapless soldier, laziness, uniform, military officer, marriage for money, social climber ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Walking Deceased (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: THE WALKING DECEASED is the Scary Movie of the zombie genre, ripping on the biggest and best of zombie pop-culture, arguably the most crazed genre in the world. The story follows a group of survivors from all walks of the apocalypse – an idiotic ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, parody, supernatural, goofy hero, deadly, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 2K
Eagleheart (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Eagleheart is an action-comedy television series that premiered on February 3, 2011, on Adult Swim. Eagleheart is produced by Conan O'Brien's production company, Conaco, and stars Chris Elliott as Chris Monsanto. Eagleheart has been ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, partners against crime, cowboy, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, disorder, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes, policewoman, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Norwegian Ninja (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Norwegian Ninja is the true story of how Commander Arne Treholt and his Ninja Force saved Norway during the Cold War. In 1983 the Ninja Force discovers that the sinister NATO force Stay Behind, who take charge in times of war and emergency, are ...
Style: exciting, surreal, not serious, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, save the day, escapades, danger, political conspiracy, farce, martial arts, frame up, kgb, master villain, secret agents, hotshot hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, europe, usa, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%