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, family relations, holiday, vacation, cold war ...
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 witty films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, farce, crimes, state affairs, undercover and espionage mostly in Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Don't Drink the Water: Stone & Ed (2008), Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971), One, Two, Three (1961), Agent 38-24-36 (1964), Welcome Mr. President! (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: iron curtain, farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, clergy, dishonesty, political unrest, screwball, disorder, silly humor, conspiracy, espionage ...
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, sitcom, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, diner, secret agents, friends, partners, buddies, heroes, goofy hero, crimes, undercover, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: realistic, parody, not serious, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: prison, working undercover, small town life, small town, prison life, disorder, undercover, confined, partners, crimes, criminal heroes, farce ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, stoners, silly humor, secret agents, drug dealing, chases and races, disorder, conspiracy, working undercover, drug abuse, siblings relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: espionage, secret agents, escape, cia, spy, undercover, prison, working undercover, heroic mission, fish out of water, captivity, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: albania, europe, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, satire, secretary, capitalist, forbidden love, politics, german, culture clash, communism, communist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, ussr, west berlin west germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, clever, witty ...
Plot: murder, disorder, unemployment, comedy of errors, cons and scams, government agency, heroes, secret agents, chases and races, hidden identity, goofy hero, espionage ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place - The Play (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: couples, family problems, family life, family relations, strong female presence, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family, couple relations, disorder, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, state affairs, farce, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, politician, political satire, president, small town, satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, comic
Plot: farce, espionage, secret agents, cold war, james bond spoof, escapades, danger, state affairs, undercover, heroes, working undercover, iron curtain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ 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, parody, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, partners, mad scientist, heroes, undercover, danger, chases and races, secret agents, misfit, dishonesty, escapades, silly humor ...
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, semi serious, realistic, political comedy, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, chases and races, undercover, friends, stoners, disorder, urban, city life, drug abuse, idealism, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: money, loan shark, couples, disorder, down on your luck, cons and scams, fall in love, eccentric family, couple relations, romance, nothing goes right, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sitcom ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stewardess, pilot, american abroad, womanizer, newspaper man, couples, love and romance, romance, unlikely couple, journalism, nothing goes right, screwball ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, breakup, family relations, couples, estrangement, wedding, romance, family life, human nature, parents and children, father daughter relationship, rancher ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, not serious, realistic, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: beer, righting the wronged, disorder, silly humor, cons and scams, chases and races, on the run, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, undercover, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, san diego california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, offbeat, realistic, not serious, parody ...
Plot: politics, looking for sex, satire, silly humor, head of state, state affairs, alcohol abuse, eccentric family, kidnapping, disorder, family life, u.s. vice president ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, special agents, state affairs ...
Time: 60s
Place: cuba, latin america, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, light, entertaining, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, kgb, culture clash, cons and scams, missing person, espionage, adventure, dishonesty, crimes, reluctant partners, politics, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, ussr, usa, soviet union, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Michaelson, well respected President of the Pacific Pallisades Board of Education, is appearing in front of a Board hearing addressing the issue of the widespread public outcry asking for either his dismissal or resignation because of a series ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: college life, college, family relations, love and romance, rebellion, state affairs, obsession, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, life is a bitch, stalking, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, stand up comedian, political satire, profanity, political humor, anger, comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, witty, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, escape, drug abuse, prison, friendship, friends, self discovery, culture clash, celebrity culture, dishonesty, golden years ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, san francisco, 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, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, fish out of water, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, satirical, political comedy ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Who's Minding the Mint? (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bumbling government employee accidentally destroys a small fortune and decides to break into the US Mint to replace it, but before long everyone wants a slice of the action - and the money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: safecracker, heist, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, forgery, buddies, workplace, partners, crimes, disorder, friends, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, disorder, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, central europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, family life, cons and scams, social relations, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, village, alien, con artists, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, humorous, sitcom, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: high school, love triangle, dangerous attraction, family relations, couples, college, family life, criminal heroes, single parent, love and romance, dishonesty, buddies
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, terminal illness, suburbs, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, profanity, strong female presence, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Madea gets sick, her family comes to her aid. What they don't realize is that they're the ones who need her help. As always, Madea's cockeyed outlook on life saves the day and guarantees side-splitting laughs along the way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family problems, goofy hero, nothing goes right, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, theater, disorder, prison life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%