Movies like Any Which Way You Can

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Any Which Way You Can (1980)
 6.1
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Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A motorcycle gang and an orangutan called Clyde all add to the 'fun'.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, sexy, light, captivating, funny, road movie, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, fight, biker, monkey, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, friendship, rivalry, contests and competitions, blackmail, streetfighting, violence, motorcycle, catastrophe, superhero, adventure, martial arts, revenge, natural disaster, gang, family, weapons, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Any Which Way You Can

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, realistic and semi serious films with plots about gangsters, crimes, chase, vengeance, rivalry, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Any Which Way You Can: Every Which Way But Loose (1978), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Hooper (1978), Pink Cadillac (1989), Cannonball Run II (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: orangutan, biker, road trip, justice, monkey, on the road, happy ending, mentor, camping, motel, gambling, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california, colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, funny, sexy, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, road trip, car, speed, truck, beer, sheriff, police chase, on the road, police, convoy, bootlegging ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, alabama, mississippi, austin texas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 7K
Hooper (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, harsh, buddy movie ...
Plot: stuntman, car, hollywood, filmmaking, chase, beer, truck, police, director, brutality, gangsters, first contact ...
Time: 70s, future, 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, california, birmingham alabama, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 12K
Pink Cadillac (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Clint Eastwood plays a bounty hunter who helps out the wife of a bail-jumper after her child is kidnapped by neo-Nazi types.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, bounty hunter, bail bondsman, criminal heroes, kidnapping, counterfeit money, track down, crimes, gang, gunfight, lone hero, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, las vegas, sacramento california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: parody, sexy, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car, car chase, chase, speed, road trip, car race, gangsters, on the road, kidnapping, race, sports car, automobile racing ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, connecticut, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, exciting, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, car race, chase, adventure, car, car chase, rivalry, race against time, partners, escapades, contests and competitions, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, vengeance, fight, kung fu, mafia, violence, organized crime, farce, street fight, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, hong kong, china, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 23K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: road movie, exciting, suspense, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police corruption, organized crime, motorcycle, hitman, sniper, tough cop, corrupt official, on the road, crimes, biker, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona, san francisco, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.3
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Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: parody, humorous, talky, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, gunfight, mob boss, organized crime, justice, kung fu, gangsters, exploitation, fighting crime, crimes, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 10K
City Heat (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: buddy movie, sexy, stylized, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, private detective, buddy cop, crimes, buddy, gunfight, betrayal, organized crime, chase, slut, fight, car ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.2
 734
Born to Ride (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stars of Starship Troopers are back in action! Mike (Casper Van Dien) decides to hit the road on his refurbished classic motorcycle along with best buddy Alex (Patrick Muldoon), but their trek takes a surprising turn when they become involved in ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, adventure, buddies, on the road, escapades, gangsters, political corruption, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, chase, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, disorder, gang, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, gay son, mafia, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop ...
Style: parody, realistic, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vigilantism, friendship, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, heroic mission, vengeance, rivalry, misfit, fighting crime, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 907
C.C. & Company (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Motorcycle mechanic C.C. Ryder joins "The Heads," an outlaw biker gang. Fellow gang members menace fashion journalist Ann when her limo breaks down in the desert, but C.C. comes to her rescue. The bikers disrupt a motorcross event tied in ...
Style: psychological, exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, motorcycle, exploitation, motorcycle gang, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, moon, fashion, battles, chaos and mayhem, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: baltimore, usa, new york, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 44K
Bird on a Wire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: suspense, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: chase, justice, fbi, corruption, betrayal, violence, disorder, hidden identity, criminal's revenge, testimony, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial arts expert and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, kung fu, kidnapping, brother brother relationship, music, stereotypes, dishonesty, gang, ambition, rescue, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, china, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, vengeance, heroes, beggar, master warrior, samurai, fistfight, orphan, medieval, betrayal ...
Place: china, japan, tokyo, hong kong, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, treasure hunt, car chase, chase, on the road, crimes, friendship between men, safecracker, car, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Style: buddy movie, funny, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, hitman, chase, fistfight, friendship, two man army, truck driver, speed, car accident, car chase, car race, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Ninja Cheerleaders (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 3 college cheerleaders use their martial arts know-how to save their Sensei from mafia kidnappers, but must keep their extra curricular activities a secret in order to make it into an Ivy League school.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: female ninja, cheerleader, martial arts, ninja, ambition, rescue, rivalry, crimes, contests and competitions, youth, college, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Girls Gone Gangsta (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, save the day, rivalry, escapades, battles, city life, store, friendship, revenge, strong female presence, satire ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 6K
Let It Ride (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, dramatic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gambling, sport, addiction, horse race, horse, nudity (full frontal - brief), insanity, internet, doctors, security guard, con artists, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throught the car.
Style: humorous, road movie, talky, surreal, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: lust, weed, drugs, desert, chase, stoners, road trip, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, adult humor, arab, gas station ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 12K
Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, twins, farce, kung fu, mistaken identity, gangsters, gunfight, chase, brutality, fight, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Bangkok Adrenaline (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go wrong when her 'father' doesn't play ball and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, race against time, escapades, crime gone awry, on the run, confined, gang, crimes, kidnapping, blackmail, billionaire, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.5
 615
Bulletproof 2 (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Special Agent Jack Carter reluctantly assumes the identity of criminal Archie Moses to take down a powerful South African crime family. But when the real Moses is put in danger, he and Carter must work together to foil the scheme for good.
Style: buddy comedy, realistic, humorous, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: dumb, police investigation, undercover cop, police, adaptation, police detective, machismo, justice, odd couple, friendship, betrayal, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 38K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, justice, undercover, police, unlikely friendships, adaptation, drug lord, gangsters, buddies, criminal heroes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, farce, martial artist, kung fu master, boxing, fight, heroes, fistfight, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: sexy, surreal, sexual, road movie, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, desert, violence, lesbian, femme fatale, murder, innuendo, stripper, car, exploitation, sexploitation, train ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.0
 801
Rescue Me (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fraser's unrequited love for the beautiful and rich Ginny gets a chance to prove itself, when she is suddenly kidnapped. He teams up with rebel Mac, who's got a score to settle with the kidnappers. Together they cross the country, looking ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, homoerotic ...
Plot: high school, kidnapping, motorcycle, rescue, friends, disorder, buddies, partners, obsessive quest, romance, crimes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%