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S*P*Y*S (1974)
 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, exciting, realistic, witty, suspenseful, not serious
Plot: espionage, murder, parody, on the run, vengeance, kidnapping, missing person, conspiracy, partners, secret agents, political intrigue, chase, working undercover, danger, chases and races, buddies, disorder, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, rivalry, undercover, government agency, state affairs, goofy hero, misfit partners ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to S*P*Y*S

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about disorder, parody, secret agents, espionage, danger, undercover and heroes mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like S*P*Y*S: Boris and Natasha (1992), Undercover Brother (2002), Spy of Orange (2009), The Big Bus (1976), No. 1 of the Secret Service (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: rivalry, mysterious character, dishonesty, odd couple, adventure, secret agents, espionage, crimes, danger, escapades, parody, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With 'little captain' Cambrai raising serious doubts about the reality of the so-called "super spy", Colonel Toulouse kidnaps Christine and forces Francois to play again the character of "The Tall Blond Man with One Black ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, secret agent, on the road, comedy of errors, vengeance, mistaken identity, murder, farce, nothing goes right, silly humor ...
Time: 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, society, dishonesty, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.7
 936
Spy of Orange (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Netherlands are being threatened by a weird terrorist. The only one who can save The Netherlands from this terrorist seems to be Francois. He is a gay couturier who very much looks like the terrorist. They turn out to be twin brothers. Francois ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, escapades, terrorism, undercover, goofy hero, danger, nothing goes right, twins, disorder, blackmail, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 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: not serious, humorous, absurd, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: catastrophe, bus, parody, save the day, chase, adventure, daring rescue, nothing goes right, misfit, odd couple, danger, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, colorado, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
No. 1 of the Secret Service (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No. 1 is fearless, irrestible, and licensed to kill. No. 1 is assigned to capture a madman killing international financiers. Before getting the bad guy, No. 1 encounters mercenaries from the evil organization K.R.A.S.H. (Killing, Rape, Arson, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, espionage, secret agents, spy, dishonesty, crimes, heroes, danger, adventure, deadly, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the Headquarters of the T.I.A. (Terminal Intelligence Agency), someone has stolen Professor Bacterio's most dangerous invention, the D.O.T. (Demoralizer of Troops), an artifact that ends up in the hands of a very short, wacky dictator who is ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: secret agents, parody, heroic mission, private detective, goofy hero, adventure, investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, track down, inventor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Killer Drag Queens on Dope (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Killer Drag Queens on Dope is the wild story of Ginger and Coco, two dolls with a little secret... They're contract killers who work for a one-eyed lunatic named Uncle A. Half the cutthroats in town are trying to kill them, the other half are ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, showbiz, partners, deadly, crimes, disorder, gender bending, obsession, chases and races, female impersonator, stoners ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: parody, espionage, spy, heroes, secret agents, danger, dangerous animal, golden years, government agency, escapades, rivalry, save the world ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A master thief is duped by lookalikes for James Bond and the Queen of England into stealing a valuable gem from a heavily guarded location then must help the police recover it.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, master criminal, odd couple, goofy hero, crimes, chase, secret agents, crime, partners, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 2K
French Spies (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben and Bill are the two worst, completely useless agents - real losers. But who else would you send on a super-difficult top-secret mission? The French have just sold a new high-power M51 rocket to the Russians for crazy money. Unfortunately for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: parody, adventure, heroes, danger, undercover, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, secret agents, two man army, secret agent, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 36K
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, secret agents, kgb, goofy hero, save the world, heroic mission, danger, race against time, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 177K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: spy, chase, secret agents, undercover, couples, on the run, espionage, love and romance, danger, partners, disorder, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Bumbling R&D inventors Bruce and Lloyd get out of the lab and into the field as they search to locate their latest invention - which has somehow gone missing. When you're used to spending your day inventing the most cutting edge spy ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, rivalry, twin brother, adventure, partners, save the day, anti hero, disorder, working undercover, heroic mission, race against time, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, heist, on the run, crimes, crime, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, partners, master criminal, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Nude Bomb (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The KAOS organisation has developed a bomb that can dissolve all clothing. Maxwell Smart is brought in to foil this evil plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, spy, secret agents, save the day, government agency, race against time, escapades, master villain, save the world, danger, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, goofy hero, martial arts, master criminal, save the day, race against time, spy, government agency, danger, spy spoof, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 201K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, secret agents, goofy hero, romancing partners, spy, unlikely partners, top secret, treason, chases and races, save the day, traitor, world domination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, russia, washington d.c., usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ⇓
44%
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: surreal, exciting, humorous, not serious, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, political conspiracy, farce, save the day, danger, escapades, espionage, secret agents, kgb, political intrigue, martial arts, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, europe, soviet union, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
From Beijing with Love (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a giant dinosaur skull is stolen, the head of the Chinese secret police decides to assign the case to the force's most incompetent reject: a rural butcher who stands around all day drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred). With a trunkload ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, parody, espionage, undercover, spy, secret agent, james bond spoof, goofy hero, rivalry, super weapon, disorder, incompetent police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, realistic, remake of french film ...
Plot: undercover, secret agents, danger, espionage, mistaken identity, agent, violin, chases and races, goofy hero, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Operation: Endgame (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A battle ensues among two government spy teams in an underground facility after their boss is assassinated.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, undercover, assassination, confined, danger, deadly, government agency, workplace, hitman, violence spree, female assassin, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 145K
Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: comedy of errors, parody, farce, secret service, spy, secret agents, espionage, heroes, megalomaniac, secret agent, spy hero, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, suspense, talky ...
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, parody, french, secret service, secret agent, russian, adventure, farce, undercover, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1955
Place: france, egypt, cairo egypt, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 101
Shafted! (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: parody, crimes, superhero, gangsters, save the day, master villain, dishonesty, undercover, heroes, society, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 43K
Spies Like Us (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, race against time, undercover, secret agents, chase, espionage, covert operation, kgb, adventure, working undercover, escapades, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, asia, soviet union, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 22K
Men at Work (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, partners, dishonesty, amateur detective, goofy hero, buddies, disorder, cons and scams, justice, brothers, guilty pleasure, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: cult film, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, desert, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, crimes, hostages, heist, isolation, martial arts, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, not serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: good versus evil, silly humor, parody, disability, escapades, heroes, danger, human becoming an animal, human becomes animal, disorder, vengeance, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%