Movies like Lieutenant Jangles

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Lieutenant Jangles (2018)
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Lieutenant Jangles (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Renegade supercop Lieutenant Jangles goes on a mission to avenge his partner and save Brisbane from a sinister conspiracy involving kidnapped bodybuilders.
Style: retro
Plot: cult, exploitation, crime boss, gunfight, criminal gang, bomb, police detective, crime wave, revenge, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, death of partner
Time: 80s
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cult film films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, female nudity, chase, friendship, mentor and runaway mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Lieutenant Jangles: The Shrimp on the Barbie (1990), Gefsi apo... Ellada! (1980), Kummeli Goldrush (1997), Kamikazi, agapi mou (1983), Pacific Banana (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Shrimp on the Barbie (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 80s
Place: australia
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Gefsi apo... Ellada! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Anthology film with a number of sketches that satirize modern Greece.
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Kummeli Goldrush (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
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Kamikazi, agapi mou (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Stathis loves bikes, Rena wants to dance all the time and Aleksis goes crazy for rock music. They are three crazy siblings. One of them, Stathis, doesn't seem capable to keep a job and when he loses his girlfriend, his mother decides to give ...
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Pacific Banana (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his search for a true love. Together, they... well, they ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy
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The Craic (1999)
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: road movie, slang
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Time: 80s
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
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Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
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Cafe Express (1980)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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