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: adventure, misfit, obsessive quest, imaginary, time travel, heroes, danger, curses spells and rituals, sent to the future, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, save the day, silly humor, village life, wizards and magicians, farce
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, 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 captivating films with plots about disorder, silly humor, escapades, misfit, fish out of water, nothing goes right and goofy hero mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past: Mr. Bones (2001), The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980), The Visitors (1993), Yankee Zulu (1993), Siegfried (2005). 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: humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: golf, obsessive quest, ambition, oracle, disorder, rivalry, escapades, imaginary, wizards and magicians, farce, tribe, golfer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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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: light, humorous, funny, feel good, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, on the road, danger, rivalry, farce, adventure, fish out of water, life turned upside down, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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75%
 7.1
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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: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, servant, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, disorder, misfit, heroes, knight, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 90s, 20th century, future, year 1993 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, farce, treasure hunt, chase, best friends, buddies, friends, switching roles, racism, discrimination, adoption, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, south africa
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100%
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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: parody, not serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Plot: heroes, adventure, disorder, goofy hero, escapades, fall in love, love and romance, intrigue, danger, save the day, silly humor, sibling relationship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: germany
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24%
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, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, escapades, misfit, farce, imaginary, obsessive quest, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, geek, collector, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: farce, adventure, misfit, journalism, heroes, buddies, danger, media, partners, cons and scams, nothing goes right, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, iraq, europe, middle east, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, looking for love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, danger, disorder, buddies, rescue, escapades, fish out of water, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic
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23%
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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: not serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, farce, disorder, silly humor, danger, odd couple, escapades, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, save the lady, evil sorcerer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.2
 690
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, nothing goes right, disorder, mentally unstable, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, misfit, fish out of water, self control, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, feel good, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, racism, fish out of water, life turned upside down, adventure, rebellion, nothing goes right, misfit, social differences, master and servant, partners, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana, USA
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, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, disorder, fish out of water, friendship, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, rescue, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, partners, femme fatale, heroes, rivalry, escapades, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, danger, mutant, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 998
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, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, cons and scams, escapades, buddies, nothing goes right, disorder, sexual content, silly humor, journey, dishonesty, friends, party
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
 1K
Two Worlds (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, offbeat
Plot: chosen one, parallel world, imaginary, adventure, time travel, goofy hero, escapades, fish out of water, disorder, imaginary kingdom, misfit, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, buddies, friends, journey, graphic violence, serial killer, misfit, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Porn in the Hood (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 3 childhood friends who have never left their hometown in the suburb try to get into porn as a way earning easy money.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: pornography, obsessive quest, fish out of water, misfit, partners, escapades, looking for sex, goofy hero, buddies, disorder, society, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.7
 1K
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, rivalry, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, ambition, fish out of water, friends, legal, silly humor, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Woochi : The Demon Slayer (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Spanning four centuries in Korea, this epic action-adventure concerns a powerful pipe and a trio of wizards who will do anything to protect it.
Style: epic, exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, wizards and magicians, adventure, imaginary, heroes, escapades, supernatural, disorder, misfit, fish out of water, time travel, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ 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, entertaining ...
Plot: desire for fame, filmmaking, disorder, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, buddies, escapades, survival, media satire, artists and showbiz, danger, forest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Great Match (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about the attempts of tribal groups around the world to watch a soccer match.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental
Plot: obsessive quest, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, race against time, escapades, ambition, globalization, travel, desert, world cup, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, brazil, asia, latin america
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19%
 3.3
 16K
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: not serious, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: goofy hero, misfit, disorder, sport competition, farce, silly humor, society, social misfits, nothing goes right, fish out of water, olympics, bus ...
Time: 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Robin des Bois, la véritable histoire (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Robin des Bois, with his friend Tuck, are bad guy: they only steal poor, women and old people. They dream to get they own brothel in town, like the Pussycat. They decide to rob Nottingham's tax office, but they meet the Sherwood gang - who ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, light, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, crimes, folk hero, anti hero, gang, disorder, heist, rich and poor, anti heroes, escapades, silly humor, in the woods ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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: exciting, not serious, humorous, parody, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, fish out of water, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, rivalry, escapades, misfit, disorder, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: istanbul turkey
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19%
 4.6
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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: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, save the day, espionage, secret agents, daring rescue, farce, danger, state affairs, misfit, undercover, government agency, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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19%
 5.3
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Alter Ego (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: At a time when superheroes have lost government funding and public support, a superhero meets a girl who can help him overcome his own emotional crisis.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, invisibility, healing power, disorder, nothing goes right, escapades, imaginary, superhuman powers, superhero team, betrayal, super strength, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.3
 20K
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, disorder, love and romance, workplace, misfit, social misfits, unemployment, life is a bitch, fish out of water, social differences, farce, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Where the #$&% Is Santa? (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the midst of a trip to Finland to find the perfect Christmas gift for his wife, Missy, skateboarding superstar MTV personality Bam Margera is struck by inspiration to find the elusive Santa clause.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, escapades, disorder, friends, silly humor, prank, profanity, farce, christmas, santa claus, north pole, trick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, antarctica
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18%
Morgan Pålsson - World Reporter (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Utrikesreportern Morgan Pålsson och hans fotograf Robert Flycht blir skickade på ett uppdrag till ett okänt nordafrikanskt land – Matóbo. Uppdraget går ut på att följa valet i landet men istället utbryter en militärkupp och Morgan visar ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, reporter, coup d'etat, odd couple, journalist, unlikely partners, misfit, communication problem, disorder, fish out of water, silly humor, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, eastern europe
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18%
 4.5
 1K
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, realistic, not serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: safari, wilderness, adventure, escapades, disorder, tour guide, on the road, culture clash, fish out of water, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, johannesburg south africa
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18%