Movies like Airplane!

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Airplane! (1980)
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Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker's vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, absurd, funny, clever, dramatic, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, parody, stewardess, pilot, passenger, fear of flying, rescue, landing, air disaster, taxi driver, guitar, saxophone, kiss, nothing goes right, military hospital, cliche, guilt, goofy hero, alcohol abuse, medicine, alcohol, save the day, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to Airplane!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, absurd and funny films with plots about parody, disorder, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, adaptation and brutality mostly in Comedy, Crime and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Airplane!: Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Hot Shots! (1991), The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977), Top Secret! (1984), Soul Plane (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: space travel, parody, stewardess, passenger, spacecraft, goofy hero, rescue, space marine, moon, coffee, save the day, nothing goes right ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, witty, realistic, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, parody, police investigation, aquarium, assassination attempt, mind control, queen, goofy hero, buddy cop, terrorism, illegal drugs, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, seaport, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 89K
Hot Shots! (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, bad luck, secret mission, saddam hussein, military, love triangle, pilot, military base, save the day, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Naked Gun 2?: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bumbling cop Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, based on cult tv series, funny ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: race against time, parody, police investigation, president, white house, goofy hero, usa president, save the day, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: parody, martial arts, culture clash, danger, journalism, disorder, siblings relations, nothing goes right, heroes, family relations, porn, advertising ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 1950s, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 52K
Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, cow, beach, prisoner, surfing, parachute, ballet, parody, airplane, goofy hero, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: east germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 20K
Soul Plane (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, disorder, strong sexual content, culture clash, music, champagne, black people, nightclub, chaos, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.5
 57K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: humorous, not serious, toilet humor, awful, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, babies and infants, supernatural, family in danger, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, ghost, goofy hero, couple relations, danger, heroes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, idiotic, satirical ...
Plot: parody, politics, terrorist, hollywood, goofy hero, verbal byplay, nothing goes right, documentary filmmaking, terrorism, americana, society, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1940, year 1968
Place: usa, afghanistan, madison square garden manhattan new york city, cuba, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surprise ending, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, undercover, race against time, terrorism, police investigation, goofy hero, crime, save the day, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 33K
Spy Hard (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, james bond spoof, farce, espionage, kgb, goofy hero, master criminal, atomic bomb, master villain, secret agents, race against time, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I'm So Excited! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is an ensemble comedy written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: airplane, gays and lesbians, farce, disorder, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, stewardess, isolation, nothing goes right, confined, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: spain, mexico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 14K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, mime, chase, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, actor's life, stuntman, silent film, buddies, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, heroes, supernatural, haunted house, disorder, nothing goes right, video camera, masturbation, lesbian kiss, female nudity, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, nothing goes right, buddies, in the woods, obsessive quest, filmmaking, escapades, disorder, survival, danger, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Young Doctors in Love (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An "Airplane!"-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hospital, hitman, goofy hero, gangsters, young lovers, save the day, doctors and patients, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 104K
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, female boxer, haunted house, crimes, danger, alien life-form, heroes, love and romance, anti heroes, ghost, save the world, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, wedding, kidnapping, family, surfing, goofy hero, parents and children, family vacation, cons and scams, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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What About Bob? (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin ...
Style: humorous, talky, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, stalking, dysfunctional family, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, farce, yuppie, therapy, goofy hero, obsession, idiot, neurosis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 17K
High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: parody, murder, false accusation, phone sex, protagonist as suspect, vertigo, lighthouse, industrialist, hitman, mental institution, frame up, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 208K
Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, parody, youth, teenage angst, small town, media satire, stupidity, teenage life, who done it, killing off one by one, slasher, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Groove Tube (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, actor's life, buddies, goofy hero, mad scientist, performer's life, rise and fall, rising to stardom, sexual relations, media satire, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leslie Nielsen once again plays a bumbling detective in the vein of the 'Naked Gun' movies, but this time as Marshall Richard 'Dick' Dix. When odd reports are received through official channels stating that the President of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, daring rescue, benign alien, intelligence, save the world, heroic mission, a.i., race against time, usa president, save the day, alien encounter, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Disaster Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In DISASTER MOVIE, the filmmaking team behind the hits "Scary Movie," "Date Movie," "Epic Movie" and "Meet The Spartans" this time puts its unique, inimitable stamp on one of the biggest and most bloated movie ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, awful, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, natural disaster, chaos, violence, save the day, survival, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, media, disorder, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, chaos, laser, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, buddies, farce, journalism, ego clash, media, disorder, workplace, friends, battle of the sexes, workplace romance, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen movie genre.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, high school, cheerleading, opposites attract, prom, strong sexual content, couple relations, teenage love, stupidity, stereotypes, teenager, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus's evil son.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, save the day, religions or cults, good versus evil, nothing goes right, heroes, disorder, buddies, private detective, secret identity, obsessive quest, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.4
 43K
Vampires Suck (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Becca, an anxious, non-vampire teen is torn between two boys. Before she can choose, Becca must get around her controlling father, who embarrasses Becca by treating her like a child. Meanwhile, Becca's friends contend with their own romantic ...
Style: humorous, exciting, idiotic, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, prom, parody, teenage life, love triangle, youth, supernatural, werewolf, good versus evil, high school, teenage love, vampire human love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 100K
Police Academy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, police academy, goofy hero, rookie, anti heroes, instructor, urban, recruit, prank, officers and cadets, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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