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He Who does not run ... flying! (1982)
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He Who does not run ... flying! (1982)
Original name: ¡El que no corre... vuela!
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After mistakenly going to jail, Maria makes friends with a woman whose kids live in the streets and Maria gets the idea to help them.
Plot: prison, native american, thief, accident, child abuse, prison gang, false accusation, piracy, female wrestler, donkey, comedy of errors, overweight child

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, feel good and semi serious films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, family, heroes, friendship and disorder mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like He Who does not run ... flying!: The Last Battle (1993), Yellowbeard (1983), The Little Lady (1974), The Little Patriot (1995), Delta Farce (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Battle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of boys, roughly seven to eleven years of age, go skinny-dipping in a river near their small Mexican town one afternoon and there find themselves the butt of an old vagabond's practical joke, the man stealing all their clothes from ...
Plot: boy, nude bathing, revenge, lake, urination, old man, skinny dipping, bathing, swimming, dog, nude swimming, male nudity ...
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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, parody, saga, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, farce, adventure, heroic mission, against the odds, siblings relations, friendship, danger, buddies, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
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The Little Lady (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: handcuffs, bartender, police commissioner, nun, drunk, circus, convent, comedy of errors, police station, dining hall
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The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aussie adventurer Steve Irwin aka The Crocodile Hunter has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty croc, hoping to save it from poachers. What Steve doesn't know is that the crocodile has innocently swallowed a top secret US satellite ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, intense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crocodile, adventure, survival, adventurer, river, heroic mission, rescue, danger, stalking, collision, goofy hero, satellite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia
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77%
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The Little Patriot (1995)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Join in one boy's heroic adventure as he fights in the struggle for freedom on the American frontier. James Todd is a young boy growing up in the hostile American wilderness-a rugged and dangerous land also inhabited by the American Indians. ...
Plot: native american, american revolution, british, family relations, father son relationship, soldier, kidnapping, mother son relationship
Time: 1770s
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74%
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Delta Farce (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, soldier, friendship, gang, danger, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battles, battle, village, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
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Nasty Brats (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old George is the new kid in the Apple Orchard housing complex. He and the other kids are terrorized by JB, the tyrannical superintendent. George starts out as an outsider, until he discovers he has a talent for leadership. Eventually, ...
Plot: thief, vase, childhood, basement, tractor, advertising, false accusation, skateboarding, girl, skateboard, stolen goods, boy ...
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Brigade Miscellaneous on Alert (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The adventures of three Romanian inept petty criminals during the 1970s.
Plot: prison, painting, gang, petty criminal, police dog, prostitute, thief, police, case, prisoner, incompetence, burglar ...
Time: 70s
Place: romania, bucharest
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Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: secret service, farce, spy, comedy of errors, heroes, espionage, secret agents, megalomaniac, british, goofy hero, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, france
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60%
 7.8
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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 ...
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Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, teenager, pets, shopping mall, friendship, supernatural ability, heroes, escapades, adventure, rescue, sarcasm, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Max Rules (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Max and his friends Jessica and Scott get their thrills by spying on their families sneaking into each others houses and organizing elaborate pranks. Thanks to Max's Uncle, a Government Scientist, they have access to some of the most modern and ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light
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Camp Cucamonga (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Standard camp shenanigans and romance amongst the counselors and the campers at a lake front summer camp.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, friendship, family relations, womanizer, love and romance, midlife crisis, teenage love, fall in love, mistaken identity, teenage life, couples, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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53%
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Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: alligator, adventure, family, siblings relations, escapades, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, animal life, storytelling, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
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The Sleepover (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Finding 'Ohana (2021)
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Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two Brooklyn siblings' summer in a rural Oahu town takes an exciting turn when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an adventure, leading them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.
Plot: lost treasure, cave, treasure map, spider, walking in the woods, secret passage, skull, rope bridge, flashlight, beach, selfie, park bench ...
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Striped Trip (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Soviet cruise ship "Evgeni Onegin" is carrying cages with tigers and lions for a Soviet Circus. One loose monkey unlocks all cages, letting the tigers and lions out. Poor passengers and crew have no place to run. The captain abandons his ...
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Wickie the Mighty Viking (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vicky is a viking-boy who lives with his parents Halvar and Ylva in the small village Flake. He is a typical viking boy, but rather fearful. He is also not very strong but smart. One day he sails with the grown up vikings out to the sea and to ...
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An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)
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Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, epic, semi serious
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3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A treasure map found by three young boys allows them reason to get their kicks in more ways than one.
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Adventures in Babysitting (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two teen rival babysitters, Jenny and Lola, team up to hunt down one of their kids who accidentally ran away into the big city without any supervision.
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Back in Business (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Small and short Frida lives with her long, tall friend in a house in the countryside. Frida rejects the idea that people who has commited crimes should be locked up. One day their own house is burgled by Harald. He is sentenced to prison. Acting in ...
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloodstone (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an newlywed American couple goes to India on their honeymoon, little do they realize that they were about to go on the adventure of their life time. A ruby, back from the ages of the Indian Maharajas has been stolen and placed in the backpack ...
Plot: kidnapping, honeymoon, jewel thief, jewel theft, princess, hotel, rope bridge, ruby, female nudity, bathtub, jumping from height, taxi driver ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1916, A group of prisoners plot their escape from the notorious fortress located in French Guiana.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
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