Movies and TV shows like When Things Were Rotten

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When Things Were Rotten (1975)
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When Things Were Rotten (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When Things Were Rotten is an American situation comedy television series created in 1975 by Mel Brooks and aired for half a season by ABC. A parody of the Robin Hood legend, the series starred Richard Gautier as Robin Hood. Also in the regular cast were Dick Van Patten as Friar Tuck, Bernie Kopell as Alan-a-Dale, Henry Polic II as the Sheriff of Nottingham, Ron Rifkin as Prince John, Misty Rowe as Maid Marian, and David Sabin as Little John. Richard Dimitri played a dual role as identical twin brothers; Renaldo was one of the Merry Men, while Bertram was the Sheriff's right-hand man.
Style: parody, sitcom
Plot: prince, forest, heroes, medieval, robin hood, criminal, burglar, castle, archer, theft, sword fight, robbery, swordsman, archery, swashbuckler, outlaw, anachronism
Time: middle ages
Place: england

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Most similar movies to When Things Were Rotten

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, parody and captivating films and TV series with plots about castle, knight, medieval, adventure, sword fight, escapades and satire mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like When Things Were Rotten: Robin Hood (2006), Galavant (2015), Princess of Thieves (2001), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Robin Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: knight, archery, robin hood, swords and armor, fighting the system, adventure, castle, king, in the woods, forest, sword fight, criminal heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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 8.1
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Galavant (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Once upon a time, the dashing hero, Prince Galavant lost the love of his life, Madalena, to the evil King Richard. Now, our fallen hero is ready to take revenge and restore his “happily ever after.” But it won't be without a few twists and ...
Style: exciting, parody, humorous, sitcom, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, knight, prince, save the day, obsessive quest, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, imaginary, king ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Princess of Thieves (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: tough girl, robin hood, good versus evil, heroes, rescue, folk hero, adventure, royal family, heroine, dishonesty, assassination, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: forest, righting the wronged, robin hood, farce, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, witch, adventure, friends, criminal heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, History, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Maid Marian and her Merry Men is a British children's sitcom created and written by Tony Robinson and directed by David Bell. It began in 1989 on BBC One and ran for four series, with the last episode shown in 1994. The show was a partially ...
Style: sitcom, parody, surreal
Plot: robin hood, myth, legend, dreadlocks, taxes, english, british, period piece, evil king, female protagonist, long haired male, village ...
Time: 12th century, 13th century
Place: england
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60%
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Oliver Beene (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver Beene is an American sitcom that premiered on Fox on March 9, 2003. The show was created by Howard Gewirtz. Set in 1962 and 1963, the show chronicled the trials and tribulations of the 11-to-12-year-old Oliver Beene, in first person ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, society, parents and children, americana, dentist, housewife, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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50%
The Black Adder (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 195 min.
TV show
Story: Blackadder is the name that encompassed four series of a BBC 1 period British sitcom, along with several one-off instalments. All television episodes starred Rowan Atkinson as anti-hero Edmund Blackadder and Tony Robinson as Blackadder's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, queen, heir, prince, witch, king, parents and children, state affairs, politics, heir heiress, inheritance, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 1400s
Place: england, europe, scotland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
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Dark Ages (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Ages is a British television sitcom, first broadcast as five thirty-minute episodes on ITV in December 1999. It portrayed medieval English villagers fearful of the turn of the new millennium in the year 999 AD, and parodied contemporary fears ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: medieval, end of the world, riot, viking, village, hunger, british humour
Time: 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, medieval, castle, knight, adventure, impostor, king, time traveler, save the kingdom, arthurian legend, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Long Live Robin Hood (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This bunch is none other than the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest and their feisty leader, Robin Hood. This is a '70s release of the often-played Robin Hood story.
Plot: justice, dungeon, castle, criminal, sheriff, sword, forest, outlaw, sword fight, disguise, secret passage, robin hood ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being falsely accused of murder, Sir Robin of Loxley takes refuge in the untamed wilderness of Sherwood Forest where he stumbles across a group of outlaws. Although initially suspicious of the aristocrat's motives, the men are soon won ...
Plot: swashbuckler, robin hood, wrestling, taxes, villain, adventure hero, camp, escape, forest, crossbow, kiss, bird ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Windsors (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy soap opera re-imagining the lives of the British Royal Family as you have never seen them before.
Style: parody, sitcom, feel good, light, humorous
Plot: royal family, husband wife relationship, political satire, family relations, father son relationship, rivalry, satire, dialogue, escapades, british humour, british royal family, jealousy ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jack of All Trades (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jack of All Trades is a half-hour long syndicated action-comedy television series which ran for two seasons in 2000. With Cleopatra 2525, it formed the Back2Back Action Hour and both shows were notable for being the first American non-animated ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, espionage, adventure, folk hero, undercover, partners, reluctant partners, crimes, state affairs, dishonesty, double life, island ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Son of the Beach (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A parody of "Baywatch" featuring Malibu Adjacent's Notch Johnson, the world's greatest lifeguard (hardly), and his unit SPF-30.
Style: parody, sitcom, humorous, not serious, sexy ...
Plot: lifeguard, workplace situations, workplace, cliche, adult humor, beach, absurd humor, girl wearing a miniskirt, physical appearance, cleavage, profanity, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Detour (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A what-in-the-living-hell-is-wrong-with-this-family comedy created by comic super-couple Jason Jones & Samantha Bee and inspired by their own experiences with family trips. Unfiltered dad Nate hits the road with wife Robin and kids Delilah ...
Style: sitcom, road movie, twists and turns, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: family vacation, family, marriage, road trip, family relations, escapades, adventure, runaway, investigation, danger, dishonesty, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Storia di arcieri, pugni e occhi neri (1976)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Robin Hood fights the evil Sheriff of Nothingham. Friar Tuck brings his friend Moi Kato, a Kung Fu master. Medival movie meets Italo Eastern.
Plot: warrior, disarming someone, sword fight, thief, knight, stick fight, sword duel, tough guy, dagger, male female relationship, heroes, monk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Instructor (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Croatia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A TV reporter goes to Vis to film the story about a driving instructor and his student.
Style: sitcom
Plot: island, beard, student, road trip, race against time, instructor, friendship, dalmatian, mediterranean, driving school, driving instructor
Place: yugoslavia, croatia, bosnia herzegovina, slovenia, serbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Lovely Neighbors (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Thanks to the success of his daughter Sheila as a singer, the Sanchez family move to live in a luxury urbanization villa. There they will meet their neighbors, the Sandoval.
Style: feel good, funny, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, family life, musician, father daughter relationship, relationships, lifestyle, new neighbor, large family, humour, female singer, neighbor neighbor relationship, neighbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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B.J. and the Bear (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: B.J. and the Bear is an American comedy series which aired on NBC from 1979 to 1981. Created by Christopher Crowe and Glen A. Larson, the series stars Greg Evigan and Claude Akins.
Plot: truck driver, ape, driver, truck, semi truck, chimpanzee, monkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 36
Once a Hero (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a world gone mad, one man lives to turn wrong to right, bad to good, and despicable to black-and-blue. One man lives to beat back the forces of evil with a legendary arsenal of superpowers. One man lives to kiss the babies, impress the ladies, ...
Plot: superhero, private detective, superhero costume, old man, fantasy becomes reality, boy, super villain, comics
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: parody, sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, white house, goofy hero, head of state, couple relations, state affairs, media, political leader, political satire, u.s. president, government ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Virgins of Sherwood Forest (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Roberta is a low-budget movie director dealing with numerous problems on the set of her current production. When she is accidently hit on the head, she is knocked unconscious and dreams of living in Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest.
Style: sex comedy, light, captivating, humorous, parody ...
Plot: robin hood, seduction, disguise, lust, sexual desire, thief, sexploitation, foreplay, erotica, medieval, time travel, seductive woman ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
Place: united kingdom, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Black Adder the Third (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: During the Regency period, the insane King George III's stark raving mad son, George, is the Prince Regent of Wales. Vulgar and staggeringly slow-and-dim-witted, George exhausts the country's money and would surely be dead by know were it ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat, sitcom ...
Plot: satire, prince, robbery, duel, stupidity, king, assistant, butler, dark humor, owner, disorder, intelligence ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1700s, 1790s, georgian era ...
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Troma's Edge TV (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Troma's Edge TV puts Troma's unique spin on such diverse and hilarious topics as American politics and mass murder. Using "cutting-edge" special "effects", each episode "mixes" classic blood, guts and hot sex ...
Style: parody
Plot: sexual humor, pun, farce
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Charmings (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Charmings is an American fantasy sitcom that aired from March 1987 to February 1988 on ABC. Based on the fairy tale Snow White, it chronicles Snow White and Prince Charming after they are transported in time from the Enchanted Forest to the 20th ...
Style: fairy tale, sitcom, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: disorder, poisoning, time travel, suburbs, fish out of water, suburban life, family life, eccentric family, couple relations, verbal byplay, curses spells and rituals, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Brady Brides (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Brady Brides is a spin-off sitcom of The Brady Bunch that aired on NBC from February 6, 1981 to April 17, 1981.
Style: sitcom
Plot: marriage, television flop, short lived
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dwight in Shining Armor (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Dwight, a 21st century teen, falls into an ancient, underground chamber and lands lip-to-lip with Gretta, a gothic princess who has been magically sleeping for a thousand years.
Style: funny, captivating, exciting
Plot: medieval, knight, princess, good versus evil, female warrior, magic, wizards and magicians, showdown, adventure, teenager, teamwork, magical ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
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It's Your Move (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's Your Move is an American sitcom starring Jason Bateman, Tricia Cast, Caren Kaye, Ernie Sabella, David Garrison, and Garrett Morris. The show originally aired on NBC from 1984 to 1985.
Style: sitcom
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: short lived, teen rebel, tv show
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, imaginary, good versus evil, legends and myths, friendship, adventure, escapades, rivalry, heroes, family, disorder ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
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Lotsa Luck (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lotsa Luck is an American sitcom that aired during the 1973-74 television season. The series stars Dom DeLuise as bachelor Stanley Belmont who lives with his bossy mother, his sister Olive and her unemployed husband, Arthur. Jack Knight stars as ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: bachelor, living with parents, bus driver, man child
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%