Movies like Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past

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Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past (2008)
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Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 101 min.
Story: MR. BONES 2: BACK FROM THE PAST, is the story of Hekule, the King of Kuvukiland who is given a gemstone by the dying Kunji Balanadin. The stone is cursed and causes Hekule to become possessed by the spirit of the mischievous Kunji. It is up Mr. Bones, the royal witch doctor to cure his King and get rid of this cursed stone by returning the gem to its home in an Indian fishing village.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, obsessive quest, village life, time travel, heroes, escapades, sent to the future, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor, fish out of water, save the day, curses spells and rituals, farce, wizards and magicians, imaginary, danger, adventure
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa

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Most similar movies to Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, feel good and light films with plots about disorder, silly humor, escapades, misfit, nothing goes right, farce and goofy hero mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past: Mr. Bones (2001), Yankee Zulu (1993), Safari (2009), The Visitors (1993), The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr. Bones (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A medicine man is sent looking for the son of his tribal king, and brings back an American golfer and a host of goons intent on keeping him in the golf tournament.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: obsessive quest, golf, ambition, oracle, disorder, escapades, rivalry, wizards and magicians, golfer, tribe, comedy of errors, satire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
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100%
 6.4
 2K
Yankee Zulu (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two South African boys, one white, Rhino, and one black, Zulu, go their separate ways after an incident. Many years later, they meet up again as adults, when one, after living for years in the United States, is now a wanted criminal. The two end up ...
Style: parody, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: treasure hunt, friendship, friends, buddies, best friends, chase, lottery ticket, disguise, old friends, interracial friendship, prize money, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, south africa
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100%
 4.5
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Safari (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Richard Dacier owns a tour agency specialized on organizing safaris for European tourists eager to confront the African wild life. Actually, he took the job after his father and never went into the savanna by himself. As he owes big money to some ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, tour guide, disorder, escapades, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, goofy hero, nothing goes right, desert, african tribe, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: johannesburg south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 36K
The Visitors (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century ...
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, light, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: time travel, medieval, servant, life turned upside down, life philosophy, escapades, fish out of water, knight, disorder, heroes, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, 12th century ...
Place: france, tokyo, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, feel good, intellectual ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: desert, culture clash, tribe, wilderness, on the road, rivalry, philosophy, farce, female nudity, jungle, snake, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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60%
 3.2
 717
Incontrôlable (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Georges, one morning, became uncontrollable despite himself. Something that has the donkey's voice in Shrek, can control his body.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, offbeat
Plot: goofy hero, split personality, love and romance, mentally unstable, couple relations, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, fall in love, fish out of water, couples, miraculous event ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sharp as Marbles (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Albert isn't the brightest bulb on the block. But that's okay, he's got his best friends, George and Ernie to help him out. Only problem, they're just as dumb as he is.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, friendship, youth, misfit, buddies, fish out of water, silly humor, odd couple, nothing goes right, goofy hero, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Farce of the Penguins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: penguins, farce, looking for love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, disorder, fish out of water, escapades, buddies, rescue, stoners ...
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic
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22%
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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: farce, escapades, misfit, obsessive quest, betrayal, geek, collector, silly humor, social misfits, british, imaginary
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.6
 2K
Siegfried (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tale of Siegfried, a fearless dragon slayer who wins the heart of Celtic beauty Kriemhild.
Style: not serious, parody, humorous, exciting, captivating
Plot: heroes, goofy hero, escapades, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, save the day, intrigue, sibling relationship, silly humor, dragon, medieval ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Bunny Guards (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, disorder, rivalry, odd couple, escapades, farce, silly humor, curses spells and rituals, insect, female warrior, wizards and magicians, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.3
 17K
Recep Ivedik 5 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During his visit of condolence to Ismet's funeral, Recep Ivedik feels sorry about Ismet's remaining family members due to his latest unfinished job contract which would cause hard financial situation for the family. Therefore, Recep ...
Style: captivating, not serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: goofy hero, misfit, sport competition, disorder, farce, fish out of water, social misfits, society, silly humor, nothing goes right, football, wrestling ...
Time: 2010s
Place: balkan, europe, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.8
 27K
Recep Ivedik (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man finds the wallet of a rich man and takes a rigorous trip in an old car to return it, finding an old love and a new life of luxury awaiting.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, lovers reunited, goofy hero, misfit, wooing, nothing goes right, fish out of water, sexual content, silly humor, couples, love and romance, society ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.4
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Kung Fu Joe (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kung Fu Joe, Ninjas, pirates, mutants and disco collide in this bizarre comedy, which follows intrepid hero and ladies man Kung Fu Joe as he reluctantly teams up with his former nemesis to derail a sneaky mad scientist.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, law enforcement, reluctant partners, save the day, femme fatale, mad scientist, heroes, partners, rivalry, hotshot hero, supernatural, mutant ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.4
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Mama Jack (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in Cape Town, South Africa Mama Jack is the story of Jack Theron, an ordinary person working on a film set. However, his movie producer boss hates him and wants to remove him from the production of the film. In a bid to get rid of Jack, the ...
Style: feel good, funny, captivating, satirical, light ...
Plot: cross dressing, male to female cross dressing, gender disguise, co worker co worker relationship, runaway, male female relationship, satire, in love, silly humor, escapades, workplace situations, disguise ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Casilla de partida (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two contempo Frenchmen of Antillean descent visit their ancestor's time as well as their land in the slavery-themed French era.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, racism, life turned upside down, fish out of water, misfit, nothing goes right, rebellion, social differences, disorder, family relations, society, master and servant ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: journalism, farce, misfit, buddies, dishonesty, cons and scams, nothing goes right, media, partners, heroes, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, iraq, middle east, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Party Crashers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Party Crashers" chronicles the amusing encounter between Marco Polo (Marcelo Adnet), a Copacabana's trickster, and Beto (Eduardo Sterblitch), a boy passionate and somewhat pixilated, on the New Year's Eve in Rio. Together they ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual content, femme fatale, cons and scams, nothing goes right, buddies, escapades, silly humor, disorder, journey, dishonesty, friends, party
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 4.6
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The Test (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the final test of a public tender for federal judge in Rio de Janeiro, the four finalists lawyers come from bizarre way: the gaucho Rogério Carlos (Fábio Porchat) comes surrounded woman dressed transvestites, the São Paulo Rezende (Rodrigo ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, buddies, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, rivalry, silly humor, friends, legal, fish out of water, nude, sexual content
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Comic Book: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, parody, feel good ...
Plot: superhero, farce, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, escapades, buddies, media satire, disorder, filmmaking, rivalry, figment, heroes ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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19%
 6.0
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InSecurity (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: InSecurity is a Canadian action comedy television series. The series focuses on a team of spycatchers set at the fictional Canadian National Intelligence and Security Agency. The series is set in Ottawa but filmed primarily in Regina. The initial ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, heroes, save the day, daring rescue, farce, disorder, escapades, government agency, misfit, state affairs, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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19%
 5.6
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Two Worlds (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, not serious, offbeat
Plot: time travel, chosen one, parallel world, goofy hero, escapades, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, misfit, disorder, changing the past or future, time jump, silly humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, disorder, escapades, misfit partners, friends, buddies, journey, fraternity, sorority, catholic, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 7.3
 43K
A.R.O.G (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, parody, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, heroes, daring rescue, save the day, rivalry, disorder, heroic mission, misfit, escapades, master villain, vengeance ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.4
 22K
Recep Ivedik 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When his grandmother takes ill, foolish brute Recep tries to satisfy her wishes by getting a job and attempting to find a suitable wife.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: goofy hero, misfit, life is a bitch, unemployment, social misfits, workplace, disorder, love and romance, fish out of water, social differences, friends, buddies ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Parisian Bitch (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Camilla, born a bitch, realizes that she doesn't have the life she deserves and decides that the only destiny worthy of her is that of a royal princess.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: escapades, ambition, disorder, satire, goofy hero, social climbing, hidden camera, suspense, silly humor, misfit, blind ambition, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s, year 2015, year 2014, 21st century
Place: france, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, light ...
Plot: desire for fame, buddies, disorder, filmmaking, survival, nothing goes right, escapades, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, media satire, forest, found footage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Frits and Franky (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frits & Franky find a lot of money in a car that crashes into the water. They don't know what to do with it.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: unlikely criminals, gangsters, family relations, silly humor, disorder, nothing goes right, chases and races
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventurer, disorder, rescue, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fish out of water, friendship, beautiful scenery, desert, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, teenage life, friends, disorder, youth, buddies, hip hop, party, silly humor, sexual content, girl, urban ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%