Movies like Mindhorn

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Mindhorn
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A washed up actor who played Mindhorn, a secret agent with a bionic eye, returns to the Isle of Man, the area where his most famous role was set, to help catch a killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: amateur detective, police investigation, estranged daughter, man wearing a wig, public relations, car motorcycle chase, scottish accent, white male pretending to be black, stuntman, mental retardation, escaped mental patient, presumed dead, press conference, fan, manager, mental patient, police chief, corrupt official, wrongful arrest, toy gun, trailer home, eavesdropping, stalking, danger, police inspector ...
Time: year 1989, 2010s

Most similar movies to Mindhorn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and funny films with plots about chase, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, brutality and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Mindhorn: Casino Royale (1967), Entourage (2015), The Interview (2014), Ted 2 (2015), Clockwise (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.2
 24K
Casino Royale
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic, psychedelic ...
Plot: 007, parody, farce, espionage, chase, spy, james bond, hidden identity, spies, assassin, secret service, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: scotland, east berlin east germany, big ben london, india, france ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.6
 69K
Entourage
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate ...
Style: sexy, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, hollywood, buddies, revenge, celebrity culture, chase, pornography, relationship vs career, reality tv, showbiz, sex, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, spain, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
 6.6
 278K
The Interview
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: farce, assassination attempt, propaganda, male nudity, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, comedy of errors, chase, parody, assassin, free speech, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, usa, north korea, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   95%
 
 6.3
 156K
Ted 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.
Style: humorous, absurd, not serious, comic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, teddy bear, toy comes to life, adoption, odd couple, friends, happy ending, drugs/alcohol, misfit, family problems, weed, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   93%
 
 6.6
 10K
Clockwise
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: farce, school, obsession, train, chaos, chase, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, british, race against time, dialogue, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   87%
 
The Brothers Grimsby
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: parody, farce, spy, espionage, stupidity, secret agents, on the run, assassin, brutality, culture clash, chases and races, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, uganda, santiago chile, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   74%
 
 5.6
 5K
Cat Run
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, uncover truth, assassin, senator, politician, prostitute, political conspiracy, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, britain, spain, montenegro, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   68%
 
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, stupidity, kidnapping, investigation, farce, pets, dumb, amateur detective, revenge, cult, goofy hero, crazy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   77%
 
 5.9
 46K
Ride Along 2
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs, unlikely partners, law enforcement, wedding, chase, corruption, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hawaii, tokyo, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   89%
 
Die, Mommie, Die!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: parody, murder, male nudity, vengeance, drinking, family life, camp, death, cross dressing, virginity, actor's life, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 60s, 1950s
Place: spain, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   60%
 
Outrageous Fortune
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Refined actress Lauren Ames finally has a chance to study with the great theatre professor Stanislav Korzenowski. Sandy Brozinsky, a brash, loud actress, decides through happenstance to also study with Korzenowski. The two women end up dating the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, farce, adventure, espionage, vengeance, on the road, buddies, odd couple, cross dressing, spy, virus, secret agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   66%
 
 7.7
 647K
The Hangover
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bachelor party, comedy of errors, memory loss, friendship between men, plan gone awry, road trip, stupidity, drugs/alcohol, buddies, investigation, missing person, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   78%
 
 4.7
 57K
Zoolander 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.
Style: idiotic, funny, ridiculous, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, stupidity, fountain of youth, police investigation, parody, lame, dumb, male model, fashion model, modeling, fantasy world, catastrophe ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: new jersey, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   62%
 
Me, Myself & Irene
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: schizophrenia, mental illness, stupidity, split personality, dumb, foul language, on the run, brothers, chases and races, disorder, stereotypes, irreverent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, year 1982
Place: rhode island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   51%
 
 6.4
 235
The Big Wash
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sickened to see his students always sleeping in class, a teacher with a colleague and an anarchist start a war against the television. They climbed on Paris roofs to coat the T.V. antennas with a special product cutting the signal reception.
Plot: cutting someone's hair, man wrapped in a towel, clothed female naked male, police operation, arrested, man in bathtub, kissing someone's hand, secretly observing, female objectification, kidnapped, clothed male naked male, taking off shoes ...
Time: 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   62%
 
Bride of Chucky
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark humor, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, gory, evil doll, supernatural, violent, toy comes to life, brutality, voodoo, transformation, teenage life, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
 7.9
 408K
Hot Fuzz
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, macabre, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, parody, farce, gunfight, police, police investigation, village, death, small town, violence, chase, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
The Out-of-Towners
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, couple relations, hotel, fish, urban, midlife crisis, marriage, nothing goes right, mentor, fish out of water, unfulfillment, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
 6.4
 241K
The Dictator
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, biting ...
Plot: farce, culture clash, prejudice, stupidity, world, male nudity, parody, mistaken identity, death, sarcasm, torture, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
 5.1
 11K
A Dirty Shame
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. As she goes on a rampage through town, Sylvia attracts the attention of Ray ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, male nudity, small town, sex, sexuality, couple relations, pornography, parents and children, store, sexual relations, suburban life, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: baltimore, usa, california, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   59%
 
The Mighty Boosh Live: Future Sailors Tour
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In this live boosh presentation you will see Howard wrestle with the problems of the universe in tiny shorts while Vince gets his hair extra big and flounces about, Bob fossil's dance moves will turn you on then anger you over and over until ...
Style: live comedy, based on radio show
Plot: comedian, joke, live audience, british, comedy team
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
The Mighty Boosh Live
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The Boosh returned to the stage in 2006, touring the UK for the first time. Though drawing heavily from their earlier material, the main story combined these elements into a new narrative.
Style: live comedy, based on radio show
Plot: live audience, comedy team, british, comedian, joke
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An ordinary suburban couple finds it’s not easy keeping up with the Joneses – their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors – especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. “Jones” are covert operatives.
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, sexy, absurd ...
Plot: spy, espionage, assassin, arms dealer, spies, betrayal, culture clash, violence, hotel, secrets, secret service, catastrophe ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
 6.0
 33K
CHiPS
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: absurd, humorous, melancholic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: police corruption, male nudity, gunfight, heist, car chase, chase, addiction, revenge, corruption, motorcycle, violence, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
 6.1
 32K
Next Friday
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, prison, buddies, chase, marijuana, suburbs, social misfits, weed, friendship, stereotypes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   39%
 
 6.2
 90K
Ride Along
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, car chase, unlikely partners, undercover cop, chase, gunfight, kidnapping, law enforcement, high school, hostage, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
 6.3
 165K
Knight and Day
Genre: Action, 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, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, spy, car chase, espionage, cia, secret service, gunfight, arms dealer, motorcycle, assassin, secret agents, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
 6.2
 6K
Tough Guys
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, funny ...
Plot: prison, crime, aging, heist, train, gunfight, buddies, violence, criminal's revenge, chase, mentor, golden years ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
Road Trip: Beer Pong
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It’s Road Trip - Beer Pong! Three college roommates are on the ride of their lives when they drop everything to join a bus full of sexy, scantily clad models to compete in the ultimate sport competition: the National Beer Pong Tournament.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beer, college, road trip, bus, on the road, contests and competitions, storytelling, university, looking for sex, student life, nudity (topless - notable), chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, kentucky, atlanta georgia, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
 7.2
 214
Asylum
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Asylum is a British comedy series which was shown on Paramount Comedy Channel in 1996. Set in a mental asylum, it ran for one series of six episodes. Unlike traditional sitcoms or comedy television shows, it was to some extent an opportunity for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, losing-it hero, mental institution, wrongfully committed, countryside, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, doctors and patients, mental illness, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
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