Movies like The Golden Boat

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The Golden Boat (1990)
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The Golden Boat (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Inspired in form by American police TV shows and soap operas, The Golden Boat is a madcap, surreal dash through the streets of New York city, telling the mysterious and often hilarious story of an aged street-person named Austin, a comically compulsive assassin, as he joins up with a young rock critic and philosophy student named Israel Williams. In the course of their adventures, Austin pursues his object of desire - a Mexican soap opera star - and along the way engages a host of TV characters and bit players, whose repartee range from gangsterish insults to the question of God's existence.
Plot: absurdism, parody, killer, student, violence, death, boy, shoes, blood, motel room, waitress, surrealism, assassin, stabbing, blood on wall, pastiche, art critic, new yorker, weirdo, irrational behavior, tv star
Place: manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to The Golden Boat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and clever films with plots about surrealism, murder, parody, death, violence, blood and chase mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Golden Boat: Sex, Blood and Fairy Tales (2016), Treasure Island (1985), Red Lipstick (2000), Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975), City of Pirates (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sex, Blood and Fairy Tales (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: What would you do if you had to choose between ten years in prison and selling your soul to the Devil? Vera's biggest desire is to become a housewife and have children. Her dreams get interrupted when on Engagement night her fiancé confesses ...
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, gangster, friendship, death, love, blood, surrealism, jealousy, male female relationship, triad ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Treasure Island (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Take a son and make sure he dreams; wake him up and start telling him a story. Rock him with your most beautiful voice, lower and lower, until he goes back to sleep but still listening, subliminally. Now, he must be dreaming, but completing the ...
Plot: surrealism, absurdism, storytelling, boy, child protagonist, boy in peril, oneiric, boy hero, childhood, child in peril, blind man, island
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.2
 47
Red Lipstick (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Incorporating the manic approach of The Monkees and the camp aesthetic of the 60s Batman TV series, this heist movie in drag is a laugh-riot from wigs to stilettos. Starring, Hedda Lettuce and Miss Understood as a pair of none-too-glam dragqueens, ...
Plot: homosexual, cult, female impersonator, cross dressing, surrealism, transvestite, lesbian, midnight
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the Fabulous Thirties, Doc Savage and his five Amazing Adventurers are sucked into the mystery of Doc's father disappearing in the wilds of South America. The maniacal Captain Seas tries to thwart them at every turn as they travel to the ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, jungle, vengeance, adventure, escapades, heroes, rivalry, best friends, prodigy, superhero, destiny, battles ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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City of Pirates (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A surreal odyssey in which a melancholic maidservant crosses paths with a homicidal little boy, travels to a tiny island of pirates and encounters a man with multiple personalities.
Style: surreal
Plot: island, killer child, surrealism, beach, blood, little boy, boy, murder, listening to a radio, knife, oneiric, irrational behavior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 116
Move (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
Plot: playwright, saint bernard dog, apartment, psychiatrist, husband wife relationship, horse, dog, surrealism, absurdism, secretary, times square manhattan new york city, central park manhattan new york city ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Transylvania Twist (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The nephew of a librarian must go collect a 200 year old book, "The Book of Ulthar." that should have never been checked out by the Evil Count Orlock cause one of the spells in it could bring about the end of the world. During his trip to ...
Plot: parody, castle, inheritance, zombie, vampire, stock footage, dracula, new yorker, burned to death, absurd humor, chainsaw, song ...
Place: transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 85
Horror Story (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film is based on the book of the same title (A Sanguinary Novel) by the very individual Czech painter, typographer, author and philosopher Josef Vachal, who squeezed adventure, love, horror and other parallel episodes into, what is called, ...
Style: fairy tale, dark humor, macabre, romanticism
Plot: aristocrat, pulp fiction, expressionism, surrealism, gore, love, blood, parody, boat, finger cut off, forest, ship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Frogs for Snakes (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unemployed theater actors survive by working as illegal money collectors. The loan shark they are working for owns an Off-Broadway theater. As he decided to play "American Buffalo" there, a bloody battle for the favorite roles ...
Plot: loan shark, actor, dream, theft, hitman, ex husband ex wife relationship, clique, thief, actress, greed, shooting, debt collector ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the third and final episode of the trilogy, Fantômas imposes a head tax on the rich, threatening to kill those who do not comply.
Style: humorous, not serious
Plot: police, master criminal, farce, parody, uninhibited rivalry, police operation, criminal, chases and races, palaces castles and temples, crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, france, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 8K
Fantomas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fantômas is a man of many disguises. He uses maquillage as a weapon. He can impersonate anyone using an array of masks and can create endless confusion by constantly changing his appearance.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: chase, kidnapping, motorcycle chase, farce, master criminal, crimes, parody, press conference, newspaper, police operation, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fantomas Unleashed (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the second episode of the trilogy Fantômas kidnaps distinguished scientist professor Marchand with the aim to develop a super weapon that will enable him to menace the world. Fantômas is also planning to abduct a second scientist, professor ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: chase, kidnapping, master criminal, farce, parody, uninhibited rivalry, police operation, criminal, chases and races, crimes, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, beach, boss, insurance, farce, buddies, comedy of errors, cons and scams, house, female corpse, mission of murder, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 91K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: knight, dragon, siblings relations, kidnapping, wizards and magicians, anti heroes, revenge, prince, princess, king, wedding, sword and sorcery ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 153
Wilson City (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Comedy inspired by paperback crime novels tells the story of an adventurous search for a mysterious murderer who just after the end of the First World War has begun a rampage in Wilson City, a jerkwater town somewhere in Eastern Europe. The ...
Style: dark humor, necrophiliac
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, hotel, gun, misogynist, rat, female nudity, riding a bicycle, politician, politics, bare breasts, top hat ...
Time: year 1919, year 1918, 1910s
Place: slovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Night Before (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, christmas party, christmas eve, buddies, reunion, childhood friends, male friendship, friends, best friends, marijuana, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Green Goblin's Last Stand (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Life is never simple for our favorite wall-crawlling hero, but it's about to get a lot more complicated. When Norman Osborn returns unexpectedly from the rehabilitation clinic, his sinister alter ego threatens too come back as well. With his ...
Plot: girlfriend, super villain, blood on face, murder, revenge, violence, superhero, blood, death, blood on wall, death of girlfriend
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A reimagining /regurgitation and re-dubbing of a classic silent horror flick! Shot in mind-shattering 2D (& 36DD), featuring T&A and epic voice-over ‘voom’, by Ms. Ilham Otaku & Pepe Chingadero! Original 1922 star Max ...
Plot: vampire, succubus, vampire slayer, ship captain, vampire hunter, vampire sex, gun, surrealism, marriage, police, love, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hammer, a well dressed well mannered young detective finds out the hard way that everything he know a has been a lie. After his partners suicide, via soup that was much much too hot. Hammer starts to notice a pattern in his crime scene that lead him ...
Plot: parody, pilot, stereotype, social satire, african american, joke
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A plane carrying beauty contestants crash lands on a deserted island. Captain Maximus Powers (Roberts) and co-pilot Mike Saunders (Schlatter) have to take care of their passengers, while avoiding the dangers of Jurassic Pork (a giant prehistoric ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: island, parody, fish out of water, anti heroes, race against time, adventure, rescue, save the day, survival, alien encounter, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Raoul Ruiz’s enthralling thriller is made up of four intertwining stories of bizarre occurrences in Paris featuring a man who was stolen away by fairies, a professor who becomes a tramp, the lovers who inherit a chateau – and the last tale that ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: mansion, prostitute, mental illness, self discovery, dealing with death, crime boss, destructive relationship, couples, human nature, introspection, parents and children, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1920s
Place: paris france, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 114
Dark at Noon (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this mystical comedy, Felicien has traveled to Portugal from France soon after the end of the First World War. It seems that his recently deceased father had invested a lot of money in a factory located in a remote village, and he has come to ...
Plot: marquis, crutches, buried alive, surrealism, death of father, priest, oneiric, virgin mary, village
Time: year 1918
Place: paris france, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Paper Planes (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In a dream world, the exaggerated lives of six teenagers are thrown into a world of drugs in crime in a typical crime plot in a not so typical world of stolen cocaine, penicillin, Fire Saws, and Carl Jung.
Plot: cocaine, punk, rock, illegal drugs, violence
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Celebration in the Botanical Garden (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: One of the lead characters is Maria, an inn keeper; always a bride but never a wife. She meets the newcomer Pierre, who disturbs the peace of the small village and teaches the locals how to enjoy life. The film is full of fireworks of lovely ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: expressionism, stranger, proposal, geese, greenhouse, innkeeper, cow, angel, carnival, gardener, garden, trumpet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: humorous, absurd, surreal, witty, clever ...
Plot: holy grail, monk, knight, monty python, king arthur, camelot, wedding reception, treasure hunt, legends and myths, parody, cult, arranged marriage ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 136
Very Mean Men (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bartender wants rid of an obnoxious drunk but not until the drunk has left a decent tip. So the bartender tells the story of two mobster families, the Minetti's who work out of an Italian restaurant in the East San Fernando Valley, and the ...
Plot: bartender, gang war, gun, mob hit, gangster, female nudity, organized crime, waitress, revenge, violence, criminal, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Obituary for Escobar (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serbian crime drama focusing on Belgrade's violent criminal underworld. Obituary For Escobar distinguishes itself from other recent crime dramas with its strong visual style and energetic approach. Borko was a young effeminate boy bullied at ...
Plot: angel, obituary, spit in the face, hell, heaven, old friend, premarital sex, police inspector, bully, wife murders husband, murder, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, epic, stylized, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: legends and myths, moon, european, baron, monster, adventure, siege, backstage, horse, adventurer, war, danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, egypt, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Erik the Viking (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting, funny ...
Plot: viking, adventure, parody, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, norse mythology, norwegian, escapades, heroes, rivalry, self discovery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: norway, australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, island, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, daring rescue, family, rescue, friendship, danger, heroes, pets ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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