Movies like Anonymous Rex

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Anonymous Rex (2004)
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 876
Anonymous Rex (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The dinosaurs didn't go completely extinct when the asteroids hit 65 million years ago. Today, every ten thousandth person in the country is a dinosaur, evolved to be human-sized, wearing sophisticated solid-light holographic disguises to maintain the facade, getting stoned off regular cooking herbs like basil, rosemary and tarragon, and living by their own shadow government's laws; any human who stumbles upon them is to be immediately executed. Two dino private investigators, velociraptor Vincent Rubio and triceratops Ernie Watson, are hired by one of Ernie's old girlfriends to find out why her younger brother committed suicide, and discover a dino cult called Voice Of Progress that wants dinokind to come out of the closet and reclaim the planet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: private detective, murder, dinosaur, investigation, hidden identity, crimes, danger, physical appearance, social misfits, escapades, partners against crime, transformation, misfit, partners, society, imaginary, dishonesty, disorder, loss of partner, werewolf, kidnapping, nightclub, cult, private investigator, mahjong ...

Most similar movies to Anonymous Rex

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, danger, disorder, rivalry, heroes, escapades and deadly mostly in Comedy, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Anonymous Rex: Theodore Rex (1995), Killer Drag Queens on Dope (2003), RoboGeisha (2009), A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994), Death Kappa (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.4
 4K
Theodore Rex (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, murder, imaginary, danger, save the world, law enforcement, buddies, mad scientist, goofy hero, partners against crime, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
74%
Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A detective investigates a forgery ring in historical Korea. In the 19th year of Jeonjo’s reign, Kim Min, Joseon’s top detective, who used to be a King’s secret messenger, has been banished to a remote island for some unclear reasons. The only ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, adventure, escapades, missing person, mystery, island, crimes, track down, martial arts, partners, geisha ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.3
 2K
RoboGeisha (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sisters Yoshie and Kikue are two Geisha who are abducted by a mysterious organization to be transformed into murderous cyborg assassins.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, assassin, geisha, crimes, rivalry, danger, chaos, escapades, transformation, martial arts, save the day, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, undercover, investigation, crimes, master criminal, hidden identity, injustice, disorder, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For this second film in the cult comedy series Torrente takes our fat police officer from Madrid to Marbella in Spain to investigate a villain’s plot to destroy the city with a missile. This James Bond style slapstick comedy became the most ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, goofy hero, gang, investigation, fighting crime, private detective, rivalry, danger, fish out of water, disorder, terrorism, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 250
Death Kappa (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When military experiments go haywire and trigger an atomic bomb, the consequences are of epic proportions. A monster arrives in the midst of the nuclear fallout, and Japan's defenses are helpless against it. Mankind's only savior is an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: save the day, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, supernatural, escapades, disorder, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 1K
Second Sight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious
Plot: private detective, investigation, unlikely partners, misfit, danger, crimes, supernatural ability, disorder, misfit partners, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 2K
Camouflage (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: private detective, infidelity, who done it, murder, partners, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, silly humor, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 335
Nun of That (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nun of That is an action-comedy that follows Sister Kelly Wrath as she transforms from a nun with a simple temper problem to a vengeful killer. After being gunned down in an alley, she ascends to heaven to receive training from some of the great ...
Style: humorous, captivating, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, clergy, rivalry, danger, vigilantism, crimes, nun, convent, murderer, murder, transformation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Vares: Private Eye (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vares, a film noir comedy from Finland, is yet another twist on PULP FICTION. And, just in case we miss the similarities of splattered blood mixed with outrageous incidents, the movie explicitly references PULP FICTION and has a comedic scene in ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, gory, investigation, danger, deadly, neo noir, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, profanity, hitman, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Trail of the Screaming Forehead (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small town infestation of crawling alien foreheads that begin attaching to people and taking them over collides with a scientist's experiments to extract foreheadazine and things go horribly horribly wrong.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: save the world, mad scientist, supernatural, save the planet, evil alien, escapades, rivalry, disorder, deadly, alien encounter, heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 144
Diamond Zero (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A daft doctor concocts an offbeat scheme to make millions after he happens upon a method of turning cremated human remains into diamonds. But when the sawbones hires a pair of hapless thieves to collect the raw material, a string of calamities ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hidden identity, nothing goes right, amateur detective, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, buddies, criminal heroes, dishonesty, intrigue, partners, track down, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.5
 1K
Lightspeed (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Daniel Leight has his radiation treatments sabotaged. He soon finds that he can now move at super speeds but only by risking metabolic damage which could prove to be fatal. 'Lightspeed' must now use his powers to go after ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, radiation, rivalry, adventure, crimes, danger, super speed, race against time, chases and races, undercover, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 852
Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, buddies, police investigation, partners against crime, police corruption, gangsters, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, danger, murder, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Angel of H.E.A.T. (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mad scientist uses an army of androids and a device that can disintegrate metal to try to steal microchips containing top secret information. The government dispatches a beautiful female agent to stop him.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, sexy, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: parody, scientist, rivalry, imaginary, secret agents, escapades, adventure, espionage, heroes, heroic mission, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, obsessive quest, adventurer, adventure, partners against crime, heroic mission, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 523
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, journalism, amateur detective, disorder, celebrity culture, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 1K
P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, escapades, adventure, prodigy, mad scientist, teenager, school, teenage life, imaginary, family, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, vigilantism, partners, aging, danger, elderly, rivalry, heroes, partners against crime, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Karate Dog (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When LAPD computer expert Peter Fowler investigates the killing of an old man in Chinatown, he finds the only witness is his dog, Cho Cho. But Fowler soon discovers Cho Cho is the only dog in the world who can speak to humans... not only that, Cho ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: murder, master warrior, police detective, martial arts, animal life, heroes, fighting crime, goofy hero, law enforcement, crimes, vengeance, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 884
Jerry Cotton (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Cotton is the best agent of the FBI and suspected of murder. So he has to find the real killers from gangster boss Serrano.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, murder, fbi agent, stripper, danger, comics, justice, escapades, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 958
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, danger, partners, cons and scams, disorder, crime, crimes, heist, ruby, pursuit, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 445
Alien Opponent (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The owner of a small-town junkyard offers a cash reward to whomever can kill her uninvited, space-suited alien guest when its spacecraft crash-lands into her barn. Every wacko within 100 miles turns out, and before long, the junkyard is transformed ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: small town, violence spree, alien encounter, small town life, battle zone, space travel, gory, crimes, heroes, benign alien, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Girls Gone Gangsta (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, save the day, rivalry, danger, escapades, battles, store, city life, friendship, revenge, urban ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Concrete Blondes (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three down-on-their-luck, twenty-something female roommates are living paycheck to paycheck in a rundown apartment, when one night they stumble across $3 million dollars in a suitcase amidst the bloody aftermath of a drug shootout. Despite wanting ...
Style: exciting, humorous, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, drug dealer, warehouse, rivalry, danger, murder, stolen money, crime, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Heaven's Soldiers (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Modern day soldiers travel back in time and meet Admiral Lee, the greatest soldier of all time, and motivate him to drive out invaders.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, save the kingdom, destiny, soldier, master warrior, escapades, rivalry, danger, changing the past or future, time travel, fish out of water ...
Time: 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Disguised as a travel agent, “Su-ji” is a government spy with six years’ experience who can’t reveal her career to her boyfriend “Jae-joon.” After she lies again, her boyfriend breaks up with her and leaves without notice, leaving her ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, espionage, secret agents, partners, love and romance, romance, secret identity, save the world, disorder, couples, hidden identity, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.5
 780
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, danger, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, hitman, disorder, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, future dystopia, post apocalypse, chaos, survival, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, technology gone awry, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%