Movies like Holmes & Watson

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Holmes & Watson (2018)
 3.4
 9K
Holmes & Watson (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.
Style: humorous, ironic, not serious, feel good, absurd
Plot: sherlock holmes, judge, clue, pipe smoking, crime investigation, doctor, irony, queen of england, villain, british humour, laughter, titanic, queen victoria, trial, boy, kiss, first kiss, boarding school, explosion, bomb, saving a life, bullying
Time: victorian era
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, absurd and not serious films with plots about mentor, dialogue, chase, disorder, storytelling, catastrophe and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like Holmes & Watson: Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993), Without a Clue (1988), Step Brothers (2008), Get Hard (2015), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is awakened in modern times with a tale that he had invented a method of suspended animation that he had utilized on himself. Awakened by an earthquake, he is helped by Amy Winslow, who lives at 1994 Baker Street in San Francisco. ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, homeless man, doctor, tiger, cryogenics, violin, female doctor, fish out of water, murder, bookstore
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Director Billy Wilder adds a new and intriguing twist to the personality of intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes. One thing hasn't changed however: Holmes' crime-solving talents. Holmes and Dr. Watson take on the case of a beautiful woman ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, ballet, submarine, monk, memory loss, sherlock holmes, mystery, investigation, palaces castles and temples, mastermind, prodigy, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: scotland, england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Without a Clue (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. When Reginald Kincaid, the actor he has hired to play Holmes becomes insufferable, Watson fires him and tries to go out on his own, but ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: farce, private detective, actor, sherlock holmes, parody, mystery, investigation, partners against crime, ego clash, mastermind, comedy of errors, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.9
 244K
Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, living with parents, family relations, goofy hero, adulthood, becoming an adult, man child, childhood trauma, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.0
 108K
Get Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, harsh, clever ...
Plot: prison, false accusation, training, teaching the ways of the world, life turned upside down, misfit, prison life, fish out of water, dumb, power relations, wealth, countdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: US TV version of the classic Sherlock Holmes story
Plot: sherlock holmes, young, supernatural being, relative, murder, disguise, danger, mansion, investigator, estate, ghost, private detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: divorce, car race, marriage, french, advertising, family dinner, sport competition, prayer, stupidity, farce, ambition, dimwit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, has kidnapped the son of the detective's long-time love, actress Irene Adler.
Plot: sherlock holmes, nemesis, master criminal, villain
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.1
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Super Troopers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five bored, occasionally high and always ineffective Vermont state troopers must prove their worth to the governor or lose their jobs. After stumbling on a drug ring, they plan to make a bust, but a rival police force is out to steal the glory.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, police corruption, prank, crimes, drug humor, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, buddies, small town, police, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets ...
Style: humorous, clever, cynical, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, airport, murder, vacation, gangsters, farce, odd couple, misfit, meet the parents, crimes, college, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, toilet humor, funny ...
Plot: time travel, fantasy world, dinosaur, chase, portal, paleontologist, adventure, escapades, partners, danger, survival, misfit ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: heist, puppets, family, adventure, master criminal, disorder, interpol, crime, goofy hero, lookalikes, crimes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, greed, mentor protege relationship, friendship, disorder, escapades, murder, painting, theft, unlikely partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1985 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: smuggling, cons and scams, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, goofy hero, chases and races, farce, disorder, gem, undercover agent, fake identity, friendship between men ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 543K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, exciting, entertaining, humorous, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, prodigy, partners, sherlock holmes, hotshot hero, murder, intelligence, adventure, mystery, scheme ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After spending decades living in the shadow of his more famous and successful sibling, Consulting Detective Sigerson Holmes (Wilder) is called upon to help solve a crucial case that leads him on a hilarious trail of false identities, stolen ...
Style: not serious, suspenseful, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, crimes, who done it, family relations, desire for fame, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, mystery, parents and children, partners against crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: parody, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, police investigation, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, queen, mind control, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, seaport, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, not serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: private detective, bat, adventure, investigation, crimes, escapades, save the day, goofy hero, tribe, danger, sacrifice, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, heist, dishonesty, goofy hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 219K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, parody, stupidity, partners against crime, reluctant partners, misfit partners, farce, odd couple, fighting crime, disorder, verbal byplay, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 35K
Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, knight, fish out of water, castle, misfit, adventure, king, goofy hero, good versus evil, golf, rivalry, life turned upside down ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 14th century, 2000s
Place: england, connecticut, usa, europe, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Package (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a group of teenagers goes on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race to save their friend’s most prized possession.
Style: funny, ironic, absurd, feel good, light ...
Plot: camping trip, spring break, teenagers, castration, forest, injury, adventure, friends
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, insurance, boss, beach, farce, dishonesty, buddies, embezzlement, friends, boss and employee, goofy hero, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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Daddy's Home (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids
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Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 22K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, entertaining, tense, funny, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, collector, cons and scams, crime gone awry, disorder, verbal byplay, dishonesty, partners, employer employee relationship, farce, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, partners, buddies, loss of fortune, friends, crimes, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Without a Paddle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, hippie, treasure, friendship, adventure, wilderness, surfing, reunion, map, lake or river, escapades, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, mexico, mine, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Xango from Baker Street (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rio de Janeiro, 1886. A precious Stradivarius violin presented to Emperor Dom Pedro II is stolen. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called to solve the case.
Plot: sherlock holmes
Time: 1880s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 118K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, campaign, debate, media, parody, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: investigation, mistaken identity, frame up, puppets, heist, family, media, friendship, amateur detective, crimes, escapades, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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