Movies like Clowning Around

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Clowning Around (1992)
 5.9
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Clowning Around (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 183 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: clown, runaway, foster home, eiffel tower paris, circus
Place: paris france, australia

Most similar movies to Clowning Around

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about family relations, runaway, adventure, family, heroes, disorder and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Clowning Around: The Acrobat Bunglers (1981), The Adventures of Eliza Fraser (1976), The French Woman (1977), Jumping Ship (2001), Blue Fin (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Acrobat Bunglers (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Humble officials, friends Didi, Dedé, Mussum and Zacarias become the great attraction of the circus Bartolo, thanks to its incredible ability to make the public laugh. But success has a price: the opposition of the magician Assis Satan and the ...
Plot: love, circus, runaway, poor, clown, dog, song, quartet
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Adventures of Eliza Fraser (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old captain & his young wife share a lot of adventures after they're shipwrecked and captured by Aborigines on an island near Australia.
Plot: castaway, historical event, cannibal, captain, adultery, island, shipwreck, unfaithful wife, ship wreck, tribe, manhunt, ship ...
Time: 1800s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two runaway kids hide in a museum. Once they are locked inside overnight, they try to solve a mystery about a statue supposedly carved by Michaelangelo, known as "The Angel". Will they solve the mystery in time?
Plot: runaway, museum, angel, sculpture, art museum, hiding, brother sister relationship, statue, secret, marbles, hidden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The French Woman (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Madame Claude, a well connected Parisienne with dark past, runs a network of high-class call girls. She sends her girls to any place in the world to satisfy sexual desires of wealthy and powerful men. Claude's ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), call girl, prostitution, sex, female nudity, blackmail, fur coat, lesbian, lesbianism
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.2
 2K
Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, chase, danger, siblings relations, parents and children, resort, family life, island, disorder, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, India, Belgium, Singapore, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of Ajatashatru Oghash Rathod, a fakir who tricks his local village in Rajasthan, India into believing his possesses special powers and into paying him to fly to Paris to buy a bed of nails from an Ikea store.
Style: captivating, touching, feel good, sincere, light
Plot: journey, based on a novel, dream, obsessive quest, beggar, hindu, talent, self discovery, love and romance, cons and scams, singing in a car
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 212
Blue Fin (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, young heroes, family, escapades, danger, youth, rescue, adventure, catastrophe, ship, friendship, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Barnaby and Me (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In his 1982 book "Where Have I Been? An Autobiography", a sobered-up Sid Caesar admits that by the time he did this film, he was so far-gone because of his prescription drug and alcohol addiction, he has no memory of making this movie, or ...
Style: realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, romance, family, adventure, family life, outback, zoo, koala, con artists, scheme, expedition, obesity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Hijacking of 'Savoy' (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish schoolboy Janek, and Russian girl Tanya are traveling by a plane which ended up in the hands of a gang of drug dealers headed by ex Nazi criminal Henrich Scharf.
Plot: polish, jungle, ex nazi, abduction, runaway
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Trapeze Girl (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: A Shaw Brothers Circus Drama about a Trapeze Girl
Plot: clown, tightrope, fame, love triangle, acrobatics, jealousy, circus
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Violin Player (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This European drama, set in Paris, follows a brilliant musician as he suddenly forsakes his career, to live and love amongst the common populace. Armand is the violinist who yearns to experience that life and to share his music with everyone, not ...
Plot: musician, violinist, subway, paris metro, violin
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 45
Mela (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Govindan Kutty (Raghu) is a clown who works in the circus. He comes to his village looking for a bride. Sharada (Anjali Naidu) is impressed by his charms and seemingly rich lifestyle and agrees to marry him. When they reach back the circus after ...
Plot: circus, clown, stuntman, dwarf, suicide, attraction, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 4K
Ten Canoes (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story within a story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, an Aboriginal narrator tells a story about his ancestors on a goose hunt. A youngster on the hunt is being tempted to adultery with his elder brother's wife, so an ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: tribe, australian aboriginal, swamp, storytelling, murder, vengeance, love and romance, couples, expedition, forbidden love, couple relations, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 79
The Elephant (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: (Russian with English subtitles) The show is under way in the circus arena. But there is agitation behind the curtain: the audience's darling, Bodhi the elephant has fallen ill. The next morning a trailer arrives to pick Bodhi up. But his sad ...
Plot: circus, forgiveness, driver, elephant, girl, hopes, on the road
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Roommates Party (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unusually cold winter forces the french government to push the best housed people to accommodate some poor fellow citizens. The decree called "Le Grand Partage" creates some trouble among the residents of a Paris upscale apartment block.
Plot: female director, class differences, neighbor neighbor relationship
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and ...
Style: semi serious, light, sweet, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, circus, bear, family, adventure, escape, animal life, disorder, escapades, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Trouble on Wheels (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of his wife and father, Kudret, who has always lived by the book, decides to go on a road trip to save a girl.
Style: road movie
Plot: gas station, job interview, chase, clown, on the road, cross country, fair, runaway, trip
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Pippi on the Run (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fed up with their strict parents, Tommy and Annika run away from home, with their friend Pippi Longstocking to look after them in their long trek.
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: strong female lead, family life, friendship, youth, rescue, friends, disorder, family relations, on the run, family, escapades, best friends ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 238
Fatty Finn (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the 1930's. Australia like the rest of the world is in the grip of depression. For Aussie's one man lifted their spirits, Don Bradman. Arguably one of the greatest sportsmen of any sport, The Don's cricketing prowess was a ...
Plot: embarrassment, skinny dipping, bully, butt naked, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), children, male nudity, boy
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lotta Leaves Home (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A feisty five-year-old girl Lotta decides to move away from home. And no, she doesn't want to put on the stupid sweater.
Plot: children, female director, runaway
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 504
Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, mischievous children, orphan, youth, adventure, family life, friendship, on the road, kidnapping, child in peril, young heroes ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 711
Lucky Miles (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1990 and an Indonesian fishing boat abandons Iraqi and Cambodian refugees in a remote part of the Western Australia. Although most are quickly caught by officials, three men with nothing in common but their misfortune and determination to ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Plot: desert, journey, immigration, security, family relations, australian outback, father son relationship, refugee, boat, coast, outback, fight ...
Place: australia, iraq, indonesia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.
Style: stylized, surreal, humorous, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: animals, pig, bankruptcy, countryside, fish out of water, dog, mouse, farm, chimpanzee, talking dog, family, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: manhattan new york city, australia, sydney australia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Tbilisi-Paris-Tbilisi (1980)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Place: caucasus, tbilisi, paris france, france, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Jennie Project (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Hugo Archibald is a doctor and brings home a wide variety of exotic animal species. The latest animal he brings home is a chimpanzee named Jennie. Dr. Archibald is not home very much, and Andrew feels he does not care about him. And Lea his wife ...
Plot: liquid, chimpanzee, family relations, table
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 561
Bon Voyage! (1962)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana travels abroad for the once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but bringing his three children will prove to be more troublesome
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, vacation, mischievous children, family, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, once in a lifetime opportunity, adventure, youth, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, indiana, france, europe, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
All Night Gaming (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage slacker has only one night to finish a major English assignment, his grades depends on it. He is forced to finish the work over night at a local Internet cafe where he encounters gamers, nocturnal goth-ghouls and drunken Clubbers.
Plot: internet cafe
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 102
Dusty (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Plot The eponymous Dusty is an appropriately named dingo, or wild dog. Roaming the fertile fields of Australia, Dusty is captured as a puppy. Though dingoes are normally averse to human companionship, Dusty attaches himself to an old, worn-out ...
Plot: dog, dog movie, rancher, fence, animal, horse, horse riding, animals
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 134
Lippel's Dream (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lippel is alone with a new housekeeper while his father, a cook, is away on business. The housekeeper is very strict and shows no appreciation for Lippel. Then Lippel finds new friends and a tale from the book "One Thousand and One Nights".
Plot: personal growth, housekeeper, dog, friendship, courage, story continued during end credits
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Charlie & Boots (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Hogan plays Charlie McFarland and Shane Jacobson plays his estranged son, Boots. After a family tragedy Charlie and Boots try and put their differences aside and head off on the road trip of a lifetime - from regional Victoria to the Cape York ...
Style: road movie
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, funeral, motel, depression, death of mother, teenage girl, country music, aerial shot, guitar, widower, loss of wife, death of wife ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%