Movies like Moonrunners

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Moonrunners (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Grady and Bobby Lee run moonshine for Uncle Jesse, who prides himself on his old-school moonshining methods, and refuses to buckle in to the 'big business moonshine' of Jake, who controls these parts for New York mobsters
Plot: whiskey, car race, car, cigar smoking, beer, mule, daredevil, moonshine, runaway, hillbilly, smuggling, guitar, love interest, explosion, sheriff, jail, uncle nephew relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singing, singer, song, car chase

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and semi serious films with plots about chase, vengeance, car chase, runaway, catastrophe, chases and races and fight scenes mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Moonrunners: Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Bad Georgia Road (1977), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), Cannonball Run II (1984), Cannonball Fever (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, beer, on the road, speed, sheriff, anti hero, driver, dancer, money, friendship, escape, coca cola ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, texas, arkansas, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bad Georgia Road (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: New York City woman inherits a moonshine farm in the South.
Plot: deep south, moonshine, heiress, hillbilly, jeans, cadillac, bar, high heels, female protagonist, telephone call, cigarette smoking, breakfast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: road movie, not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, elephant, on the run, girlfriend, transportation, prosecution, truck, race against time, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, cross country, mississippi, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, magnet, military uniform, alter ego, monkey, highway, old woman, slave, tunnel, car, hotel, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, connecticut, usa, cross country, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Cannonball Fever (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense, surreal
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, car race, adventurer, underdog, starting over, capture, sport, contests and competitions, escapades, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Hot Summer in Barefoot County (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A city cop is sent out to the country to go undercover and bust up a ring of moonshiners run by a woman and her three hot teenage daughters.
Plot: motorcycle, biker, moonshine, bare breasts, sugar, female nudity, small town, kiss, mother daughter relationship, love, police, marriage proposal ...
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beer, on the road, orangutan, threesome, overweight, fishing, motel, camping, waitress, biker, meat hook, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 104
Problem Solver (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Problem Solver is the former town benefactor, a local hero who is undervalued and detached from society. Together with his team Problem Solver attempts to rescue the mayor's son.
Plot: gang, car, kidnapping, mafia, small town, countryside
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.0
 158
Supervan (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man named Clint enters a solar-powered van called Vandora into a competition called Freakout.
Plot: van, nipples visible through clothing, hobby, talking car, alcohol, cigar smoking, police, telephone call, corruption, police car, truck, road trip ...
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
 2K
A2 Racer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A teen comedy with cool cars and fast driving.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: car chase, police, undercover, chases and races, car race, highway, crimes, gang, working undercover, law enforcement, disorder, van ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
They Call Me Bruce? (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Get set for all the zany fun in this hilarious comedy about an Asian immigrant that everyone calls "Bruce", because of his resemblance to the legendary Bruce Lee. Bruce unknowingly works as cook for the Mob and is duped into making ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, psychotronic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gang, undercover, culture clash, gangsters, goofy hero, hidden identity, drug dealing, cons and scams, mistaken identity, working undercover, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, las vegas, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Killing Gunther (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of eccentric assassins are fed up with Gunther, the world's greatest hitman, and decide to kill him – but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.
Style: absurd, tense, captivating, bloody, cynical
Plot: murder, hitman, shooting, surveillance, explosion, disguise, drinking, flashback, smoking, runaway, handgun, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: austria, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Harry (a corrupt sheriff) and his Chicano deputy hunt an Apache who is about to go to the authorities with the news Harry is smuggling marijuana. Harry makes love to Raquel (a prostitute) and Cherry (a nurse). The women also has an erotic encounter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, apache, nurse, surrealism, swimming pool, murder, violence, car chase, exploitation, lesbian, sheriff, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
McHale's Navy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, u.s. navy, terrorist, military, terrorism, save the day, farce, uninhibited rivalry, terror, exotic island, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 5K
Hooper (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, stuntman, friendship, rivalry, filmmaking, chase, bar fight, actor's life, buddies, contests and competitions, showbiz, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 37
Hot Splash (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Matt and Woody's summer in Cocoa Beach is going to be awesome, but they're broke with no car and no women. In an effort to solve their little problem, Matt and Woody (by no will of their own) ends up in a deal with a gangster TJ Caruso.
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, gangster, kidnapping, motorcyclist, surfer, spa, surfing, bikini, drug dealer, cocaine, best friends, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, mafia, motorcycle gang, fight, orangutan, country, buddies, on the road, gangsters, contests and competitions, monkey, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Duke Boys and company travel to Hollywood to sell some musical recordings in order to raise money to build a new hospital in Hazzard County. However, when their recordings and money are stolen, they wind up on the run from mysterious hitmen, ...
Style: based on cult tv series
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, murder, femme fatale, martial arts, chase, drugs/alcohol, on the run, sports car, eroticism, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Gumball Rally (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, road movie
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: car race, chase, fish out of water, on the road, adventurer, sport, buddies, fugitives, contests and competitions, on the run, race against time, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, cross country, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, bumper car, crime boss, truck driver, hitman, gang, gangsters, car race, odd couple, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 772
S*P*Y*S (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two CIA bunglers (Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould) botch a Soviet defection, then both sides mark them for termination.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, buddies, parody, government agency, misfit partners, secret agents, kidnapping, missing person, political intrigue, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 46K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
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, surprise ending, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: law enforcement, police, partners against crime, police officer, unlikely partners, partners, escapades, disorder, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bird on a Wire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: chase, zoo, sexual attraction, fbi, machine gun, piranha, on the run, verbal byplay, criminal's revenge, fugitives, drug addiction, poison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gag humor, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, parody, nothing goes right, fish out of water, anti heroes, chase, adventure, race against time, save the day, save the world, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 6
Nun Smack (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After breaking out of jail, two petty crooks find a trunk full of cocaine and decide to sell it to get rich before fleeing to Mexico. During one of their deals, they are both shot and arrive at a church looking for help - but instead find a gang of ...
Plot: car chase, exploitation, female nudity, cocaine, nun, church
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 24K
Air America (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military life, heroes, cia, pilot, helicopter, battle zone, anti heroes, idealism, airplane, refugee camp, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fortress of Amerikkka (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: John Whitecloud, a criminal rebel, is out for revenge against a corrupt Sheriff and a militia run by a crazed General.
Plot: soldier, paranoia, conspiracy, murder, police corruption, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, spanking, burned to death, crossbow, vigilante, decapitation
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Double Nickels (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two highway patrolmen think they are working on the side repossessing cars. But eventually, they realize that they have been tricked and are actually stealing the cars.
Plot: car chase, accident, highway, scam, speed, police, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Good Girls Don't (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash and gutsy stripper Bettina and mousy secretary Jeannie are framed for a murder they didn't commit. The radically contrasting distaff duo go on the lam in a red convertible with a half million dollars in cash in a briefcase. Various folks ...
Plot: convertible, strip club, stripper, theft, jail, fired from a job, sexual harassment, roadblock, female nudity, motel, murder, strangulation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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