Movies like Moonrunners

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Moonrunners (1975)
 6.5
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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, car race, singing, song, singer, sheriff, car chase, smuggling, explosion, daredevil, hillbilly, beer, cigar smoking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, uncle nephew relationship, jail, love interest, guitar, runaway, moonshine, mule

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Most similar movies to Moonrunners

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and road movie films with plots about car chase, chase, vengeance, chases and races, culture clash, runaway and adventure mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Moonrunners: Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), Double Nickels (1977), Bad Georgia Road (1977), Hot Summer in Barefoot County (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, exciting, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, driver, beer, on the road, race against time, bet, hitchhiker, biker, escape, hamburger, coca cola, speed ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cross country, usa, texas, mississippi, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, realistic, exciting, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, elephant, misfit, on the run, partners, buddies, disorder, race against time, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, mississippi, florida, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, chase, beer, cigar smoking, pinball, accident, police, highway, car theft, speed, scam
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: hillbilly, moonshine, heiress, bar, sunglasses, convertible, mercedes, deep south, telephone call, kiss, dancing, cigarette smoking ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, mother daughter relationship, kiss, wedding, marriage, marriage proposal, small town, police, love, car chase, hay ...
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, car, chase, monkey, alter ego, military uniform, police car, hotel room, magnet, deception, hotel, lie ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, cross country, california, connecticut, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, realistic, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beer, on the road, gambling, motel, overweight, fishing, orangutan, meat hook, biker, threesome, waitress, camping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 43
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.
Style: sexy
Plot: motorcyclist, surfing, sex scene, bikini, love interest, best friends, sleazy, kidnapping, uncle nephew relationship, drug dealer, cocaine, gangster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, not serious, psychotronic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, undercover, bruce lee, culture clash, criminal heroes, working undercover, gangsters, goofy hero, dishonesty, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, las vegas, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, semi serious, humorous, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rivalry, bar fight, filmmaking, stuntman, chase, ambition, aging, actor's life, showbiz, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
It's a Complex World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A band of would-be terrorists threaten to blow up the Heartbreak Hotel, Providence's most notorious rock club. Featuring extended live performances by The Young Adults and Morris Brock.
Plot: terrorism, rock band, nightclub, destruction, bar fight, sex scene, club, explosion, stand up, assassin, nightlife, politics ...
Place: rhode island, maryland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, cynical, bloody
Plot: shooting, murder, hitman, surveillance, disguise, explosion, drinking, smoking, rivalry, runaway, handgun, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: austria, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 625
Eat My Dust (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hoover Nielbold is a car-crazy teenager who, in order to impress the hottest girl in school, takes her for a ride in a souped-up race car owned by local racer Big Bubba Jones. Hoover's father Harry, who's also the local sheriff is furious ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the run, crimes, fugitives, buddies, partners, heist, friends, adventure, lovers on the run, chases and races, car race ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.1
 161
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, abuse of power, gadget car, underground, sunglasses, motorcycle, wet t shirt, highway, club, kissing, jeans, cadillac ...
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, terrorism, military, terrorist, u.s. navy, reluctant partners, escapades, nothing goes right, chaos, heroes, partners, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, car chase, on the road, car race, escapades, siblings relations, contests and competitions, chases and races, adventurer, friends, chaos, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, sexy, sexual, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, apache, nurse, surrealism, sheriff, swimming pool, murder, exploitation, violence, car chase, femme fatale, prostitute ...
Time: 60s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, road movie
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, disorder, partners, buddies, race against time, car chase, rivalry, misfit, contests and competitions, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, california, cross country, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Dukes of Hazzard (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cousins Bo and Luke Duke and their car "General Lee", assisted by Cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, have a running battle with the authorities of Hazzard County (Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane), plus a string of ne'er-do-wells often ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, police corruption, farm, cousin cousin relationship, mechanic, friends, heroes, buddies, disorder, partners, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, colorado, georgia, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: offbeat, exciting, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, desert, murder, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, crimes, hostages, on the run, gas station, chase, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ 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, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, fight, motorcycle gang, gangsters, woman in danger, dishonesty, contests and competitions, friendship, rivalry, orangutan, motorcycle, streetfighting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: realistic, exciting, humorous, not serious
Plot: car chase, undercover, police, crimes, chases and races, working undercover, gang, disorder, law enforcement, car race, highway, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Gumshoe Kid (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man has to take over the ruined detective agency of his father and his uncle. There are two major difficulties to manage: His uncle and his new job.
Plot: detective agency, mafia, hitman, topless, private investigator, taking a shower, uncle nephew relationship, gypsy, female nudity, clumsiness, love interest, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 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: nun, cocaine, church, car chase, exploitation, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: vigilante, crossbow, spanking, burned to death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police corruption, murder, soldier, paranoia, conspiracy, decapitation
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 633
Royce (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Royce is a member of the ultra-secret service "Black Hole", working for the US Government on top-secret missions. When the senator responsible for forming Black Hole disbands the organization, Royce's fellow Black Hole members plot ...
Style: suspense
Plot: revenge, girl, death, murder, train, traitor, nuclear, car, explosion, helicopter, truck, rifle ...
Place: bosnia, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 25K
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, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, heroes, cia, military life, pilot, society, idealism, battle zone, refugee camp, helicopter, wartime, destiny ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 109
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: car, gang, small town, mafia, kidnapping, countryside
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: motel, stripper, strip club, convertible, theft, fired from a job, murder, female nudity, roadblock, stock market, strangulation, secretary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 3K
Ski Patrol (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pops isn't worried about the renewal of the lease for his ski lodge - the safety record is unblemished in spite of the crew of misfits who make up his ski patrol. But a scheming land developer has other plans and the ski patrol is thrust into a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: skiing, ski resort, resort, disorder, friends, buddies, dishonesty, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, save the day, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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