Movies like Don't Drink the Water 1969

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Don't Drink the Water (1969)
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Don't Drink the Water (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollander family's European vacation is interrupted when their plane is forced to land in Vulgaria. The Hollanders leave the plane to take pictures which results in accusations of spying. Chased by Vulgarian soldiers, they take refuge in the American Embassy under the protection of the absent ambassador's hapless son.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: hijacking, prison, espionage, airplane, confined, politics, soldier, prison life, secret agents, family life, on the run, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty, iron curtain, disorder, mistaken identity, undercover, odd couple, state affairs, spy, cold war, tourist, communism, diplomat ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia, usa, europe, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, farce, crimes, espionage, undercover and state affairs mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Don't Drink the Water: Agent 38-24-36 (1964), One, Two, Three (1961), Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971), Agent 8 3/4 (1964), Stone & Ed (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: iron curtain, farce, dishonesty, goofy hero, nothing goes right, political unrest, espionage, clergy, disorder, conspiracy, silly humor, screwball ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man is mistaken by foreign agents for a defecting cosmonaut and must prove his identity while evading capture.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, sitcom, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: diner, farce, mistaken identity, secret agents, chases and races, heroes, partners, undercover, disorder, tunnel, friends, couples ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dewey (Tim Conway) and Wallace (Chuck McCann) are small-town lawmen who are ordered by the governor to go undercover as prison inmates to find out where a gang of thieves have hidden their loot. While they're undercover, however, the governor ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: prison, farce, prison life, small town, small town life, working undercover, escape, disorder, crimes, partners, criminal heroes, parody ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 292
Agent 38-24-36 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Eduardo Molinaro Spy-Spoof, Anthony Perkins plays a Russian spy sent out to steal sensitive information from NATO about military mobilization. Without much intelligence of his own, the distrusted agent of Soviet intelligence needs all the ...
Style: clever, witty, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, party, espionage, chases and races, crimes, undercover, government agency, special agents, goofy hero, disorder, cons and scams, comedy of errors ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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One, Two, Three (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Style: witty, clever, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: cold war, iron curtain, farce, secretary, forbidden love, politics, satire, german, culture clash, communism, communist, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971) is a comedy film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, starring Rosalind Russell and Darren McGavin, and released by United Artists. This was Russell's last theatrical film role, with one TV movie in 1972. Russell adapted ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, secret agents, escape, spy, rivalry, confined, working undercover, heroic mission, captivity, fish out of water, prison, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: albania, europe, mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 709
Agent 8 3/4 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man travels to Prague for his new employer, unaware that he is being used as an espionage courier.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, comic
Plot: farce, secret agents, parody, espionage, cold war, working undercover, undercover, state affairs, danger, escapades, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.0
 407
Stone & Ed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's just another hazy day for STONE and his brother ED until they unwittingly discover they may not be brothers after all! With the help of their techno-savvy neighbors JEFF and PHILLIP GUY, "The Guys," Stone and Ed set out on a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: secret agents, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, drug dealing, on the run, stoners, disorder, silly humor, conspiracy, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, farce, disorder, state affairs, dishonesty, fish out of water, political satire, politician, satire, small town, president
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 2K
The Experts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Travis and Wendell are two down-on-their-luck New Yorkers who think they're relocating to a small town in Nebraska to open a nightclub. What they don't know is they have actually been abducted by a KGB operative and flown to the Soviet ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kgb, cons and scams, culture clash, missing person, espionage, adventure, nightclub, politics, reluctant partners, crimes, dishonesty, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa, soviet union, nebraska, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Nasty Rabbit (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russian spies secretly infect rabbits with a deadly bacteria, then let them loose in the U.S.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, art house ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, partners, misfit, undercover, secret agents, mad scientist, danger, escapades, chases and races, heroes, dishonesty, parody ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rude Awakening (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the later 1960s, two hippies are forced to leave their friends as they are wanted by the FBI, who sees them as criminals. They hide in the jungle for 20 years, secluded from the outside world. In the later 1980s, the find out that a secret war is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, political comedy, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, espionage, buddies, disorder, friends, stoners, fish out of water, idealism, drug abuse, urban, city life ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 576
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: exciting, cynical, realistic, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: politics, head of state, state affairs, parody, disorder, looking for sex, alcohol abuse, eccentric family, kidnapping, satire, silly humor, family life ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 2K
Company Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's, a school teacher pretends to be a CIA spy to get his nagging wife off his back. He helps a Russian ballet dancer defect and is then sent to Cuba to locate "Agent X" for the CIA.
Style: humorous, light, funny, satirical, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, politics, hidden identity, revolution, political unrest, government agency, amateur detective, farce, secrets, lone hero, chaos and mayhem, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: cuba, new york, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 194
Happy Hour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A chemist experimenting with different formulas stumbles upon an ingredient that, when added to beer, makes it absolutely irresistible. Before he realizes it, an international spy is after him to try to get the formula for himself.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: beer, cons and scams, disorder, righting the wronged, crimes, dishonesty, undercover, on the run, chases and races, rivalry, silly humor, airport ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, san diego california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Shadows and Fog (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilante, murder, false accusation, vigilantism, crimes, mystery, investigation, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, disorder, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, central europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 16K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, political comedy, satirical ...
Plot: politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prison, odd couple, criminal heroes, prison life, cons and scams, fish out of water, heist, nothing goes right, confined, misfit, crimes, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Stark Raving Black (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blustery funnyman Lewis Black hits the stage for his Comedy Central special, which finds the comic using his wry observational humor to skewer everything from Washington politicians and the tanking economy to cellphones and getting old.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: adult humor, satire, profanity, politics, artists and showbiz, state affairs, stand up comedian, political satire, political humor, anger, comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 1K
Skidoo (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his luxury yacht.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: drug abuse, prison, friendship, gangsters, escape, hitman, elderly, crime, confined, criminal heroes, partners, golden years ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Boeing, Boeing (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, buddy comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stewardess, pilot, american abroad, womanizer, newspaper man, screwball, love triangle, terrorism, friendship, mistaken identity, farce, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 831
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: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: murder, espionage, parody, on the run, secret agents, witnessing a crime, chase, danger, government agency, rivalry, chases and races, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.9
 10K
Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, dark humor, thought provoking, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, politics, dishonesty, amateur detective, state affairs, social relations, society, political unrest, false accusation ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: transvestism, espionage, farce, on the run, gays and lesbians, secret agents, gender bending, comedy of errors, switching roles, countryside, mistaken identity, eccentric family ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, french riviera, sicily, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Driving Me Crazy (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: misfit, disorder, inventions and discoveries, celebrity culture, fish out of water, showbiz, crimes, on the run, immigrants, chases and races, gangsters, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, europe, germany, usa, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Just as San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is set to get married, her absentee father arrives, disrupting the household of his ex-wife. Is he there to break up the wedding? Or to steal back his ex-wife? Or is Pogo finally ready to be a ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: human nature, parents and children, family life, romance, love and romance, wedding, breakup, couples, estrangement, family relations, football player, cowboy boots ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Plot: loan shark, money, race against time, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, family relations, couples, disorder, loan, screwball, eccentric family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 158
The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough, humorous
Plot: gangsters, working undercover, prison life, heist, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, disorder, partners ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, parents and children, family gatherings, family problems, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, family relations, terminal illness, strong female presence, profanity, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is nearly a generation since we've visited Dobie Gillis, and the middle-aged Dobie is nothing like he was as a youth, having has sown all of his wild oats. He's settled into the predictable adult life, married to the reliable Zelda (who ...
Style: feel good, touching, sitcom, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, single parent, criminal heroes, family relations, couples, dishonesty, buddies, high school, college, family life, love triangle, dangerous attraction
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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