Movies like Ghost in the Noonday Sun

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Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973)
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Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just murdered to help him find the loot.
Style: mystical
Plot: teenager, pirate, sea, parody, fight, thief, treasure, ship, prison escape, ghost, island, hunting, gang, sailor, hotel, treasure hunt, death, criminal, kidnapping, excavation, gun, betrayal, bondage, old man, cemetery ...
Time: 17th century

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Most similar movies to Ghost in the Noonday Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, not serious and semi serious films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, rivalry, farce, pirate and heroes mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Ghost in the Noonday Sun: The Prisoner of Zenda (1979), Fathom (1967), The Promised Princess (2016), Cutthroat Island (1995), Casino Royale (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, sword fight, misfit partners, rivalry, state affairs, hidden identity, rescue, romance, love and romance, partners, head of state, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 1K
Fathom (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While touring abroad in Europe, beautiful American skydiver Fathom Harvill gets wrapped up in international intrigue when Scottish spy Douglas Campbell recruits her to help him on a secret mission. Before long, Fathom realizes that no one around ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat chase, espionage, chase, parody, skydiving, james bond spoof, parachute, bikini, train, spy, female spy, adult humor ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, asia, europe, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Promised Princess (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A narrative fairy tale in which golden-haired princess Radost is promised as wife to a pirate. Will brave JirĂ­k fulfill three tasks, defeat the suitor, keep his promise and bring Radost to his cruel prince?
Style: psychotronic
Plot: pretending to be someone else, quest, map, cemetery, parrot, man dressed as woman, talking bird, twin brother, funeral, queen, rivalry, death by gunshot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ocean or sea, battles, pirate ship, treasure hunt, rivalry, ship, map, danger, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.1
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Casino Royale (1967)
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: stylized, humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: 007, espionage, parody, chase, farce, satire, escapades, betrayal, undercover, race against time, kgb, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: scotland, england, germany, big ben london, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Carry on Dick (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. Little do they know that the priest leads a double life. Then ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sex comedy
Plot: farce, highwayman, countryside, ambiguity, criminal, partners, satire, disorder, investigation, parody, clergy, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film
Plot: on the run, goofy hero, danger, adventure, disorder, dull life, on the road, crimes, escapades, assassination attempt, love and romance, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nepal, asia, hong kong, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, girls' boarding school, girls' school, boarding school, adventure, youth, rivalry, friends, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.1
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Pirates (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: pirate, ship, sea, rescue, betrayal, heroes, dishonesty, adventurer, danger, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 7K
Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, saga, exciting, not serious, cult movie cast ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds, heroic mission, buddies, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 441
Black Jack (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this fascinating adventure of the England of the 1750s, the huge Frenchman Black Jack (Jean Franval) miraculously survives a hanging by the British authorities in Yorkshire and escapes from the grim jaws of "justice." He takes to the ...
Plot: blackmail, stagecoach, child protagonist, carnival, apprentice, mental institution, hotel, kidnapping, sailor, friendship, insanity, candle ...
Time: 18th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 1K
Gladiatress (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Offbeat sword-and-sandals comedy-adventure about three unlikely heroines (Doon Mackichan, Fiona Allen and Sally Phillips) who set out to thwart a Roman invasion and save Celtic Britain in their own unique and outrageous style.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, sexy
Plot: tough girl, daring rescue, rivalry, adventure, save the day, danger, escapades, heroic mission, roman empire, seduction, save the kingdom, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 60K
Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: visually appealing, fairy tale, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, magic, pirate, heroes, journey, adventure, flying, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Carry on Jack (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: ship, adventurer, danger, battles, cruise, disorder, ocean or sea, captivity, mistaken identity, rebelliousness, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: england, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 2K
Swashbuckler (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Plot: pirate, caribbean sea, tyrant, adventurer, folk hero, crimes, gays and lesbians, rivalry, adventure, daring rescue, danger, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love and Monsters (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, who is now 80 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monster, post apocalypse, coming of age, taking off shirt, cryptozoology, rainstorm, death of mother, frisbee, loner, frog, forest, death of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Modesty Blaise (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Modesty Blaise, a secret agent whose hair color, hair style, and mod clothing change at a snap of her fingers is being used by the British government as a decoy in an effort to thwart a diamond heist. She is being set up by the feds but is wise to ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, island, spy, vengeance, crimes, criminal heroes, master villain, crime, battles, false accusation, treasure hunt, working undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: middle east, amsterdam, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Treasure Island (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, UK, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A treasure buried on an island of the Antilles. A pirate without a straight leg, without a boat, treacherous and bloodthirsty and without the treasure map. A baroness flamboyant, unscrupulous, praying mantis, penniless, but with a boat. A young ...
Plot: pirate, treasure map, monkey, seance, mutiny, treasure hunt, tropical island, wooden leg
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Carry on Up the Jungle (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle is searching for the rare Oozalum bird. Everything is going ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, sex comedy
Plot: jungle, escapades, soldier, danger, rescue, silly humor, anti hero, world war one, disorder, farce, wilderness, gang ...
Time: victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Thunder in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Terry "Hulk" Hogan stars as R. J. "Hurricane" Spencer who is an ex-Navy S. E. A. L. and confirmed bachelor struggling to make ends meet. In order to save his superboat THUNDER (and ultimately, his business) Spencer is forced into ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: heiress, cargo ship, tied to a chair, beating, treasure hunt, mexican standoff, gold, beaten to death, gunfight, parachute, fight, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: adventure, misfit, farce, escapades, obsessive quest, imaginary, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, collector, geek, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, fistfight, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, partners, danger, obsessive quest, ocean, friends, disorder, ocean or sea ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wet and Wild Summer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A property developer wants to take over an Australian beach for a high rise resort. He sends his son to Australia to check out the situation, posing as an exchange lifeguard. He falls in love with a woman who owns the land his father needs for the ...
Plot: nude beach, nudism, lifeguard, beach, clothed male naked male, extramarital affair, male objectification, uncle nephew relationship, forced to strip, reporter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drinking from the bottle ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: absurd, humorous, not serious, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Going Overboard (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, sex comedy, awful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ambition, ocean, ship, cruise ship, bartender, dictator, friendship, follow your dream, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, underdog ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Savage Islands (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nathaniel Williamsen (O'Keefe) is taken to an island mission with his fiancee Sophie (Seagrove). Their ship, the Rona, is captained by the roguish Bully Hayes (Jones), who also takes a liking to Sophie. When Sophie is kidnapped by slave trader ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, bleak
Plot: pirate, rescue, island, kidnapping, ocean, chases and races, adventure, against the odds, gory, ocean or sea, on the run, adventurer ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirk Redgrave and Flint Weaver met only three weeks ago. But that hasn't stopped them from becoming the greatest pirates the Great Salt Lake has ever known. Still, pirate life isn't all that it's cracked up to be. For Kirk, it's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, escapades, danger, friends, ocean or sea, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, ocean, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Serial Killer's Guide to Life (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Louise Farnt is obsessed with the world of self-help. And when she meets the not necessarily sane guru wannabe Val Stone, a murderous spree begins.
Style: road movie, dark humor
Plot: female criminal, interview, secret, prayer, ambition, hallucination, female psychopath, lecture, tent, camping, criminal, book ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy
Plot: treasure hunt, mischievous children, childhood, treasure map, cave, treasure, search, friendship, map, lost treasure, pirate, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar has other ideas. He wants all the British dead! But his ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, cult film, surreal ...
Plot: battles, soldier, parody, rebellion, satire, british empire, princess, british raj, palace, dinner, battle, photograph ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%