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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
 5.9
 85K
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, funny, buddy movie, idiotic, ridiculous, whimsical
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, escapades, race against time, scientist, wager, on the road, painting, train ride, steampunk, queen victoria, balloon, romance, culture clash, family, ninja, friends, partners, graphic violence, adventurer, obsessive quest, bet, chases and races, rivalry, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 2000s, 1870s, 21st century, 1890s ...
Place: london, france, paris france, england, turkey, europe, san francisco ...

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Most similar movies to Around the World in 80 Days

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and entertaining films with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, mentor, dialogue, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Around the World in 80 Days: Shanghai Noon (2000), The Great Race (1965), Rat Race (2001), Looking for Jackie (2009), Armour of God (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Around the World in 80 Days (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Phileas Fogg, Eric Idle as ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: bet, jules verne, race against time, travel, romance, world spanning, power relations, adventure, ambition, society, on the road, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, india, europe, asia, burma ...
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100%
 6.6
 120K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, princess, rescue, adventure, chinese, martial arts, old west, save the day, society, unlikely partners, odd couple, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 16K
The Great Race (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. ...
Style: epic, feel good, captivating, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, mechanic, adventure, on the road, heroes, revolution, feminism, destiny, strong female presence, silly humor, cons and scams, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century, 1920s
Place: new york, paris france, alaska, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 109K
Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, road movie, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, road trip, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, adventure, bet, race, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new mexico, united states, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Star studded comedy about a early 20th century air race from Britain to France.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, feel good, 70mm film ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: stereotypes, rescue, stereotype, eiffel tower paris, prize, reproduction, air disaster, neanderthal, adventure, romance, obsessive quest, ambition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 1900s, prehistoric ...
Place: london, england, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Looking for Jackie (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: China
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is the undefeated Kung Fu Master who dishes out the action in traditional Jackie Chan style. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only witnesses some spectacular fights, but learns some ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: martial arts, ambition, disorder, family, youth, teaching the ways of the world, athlete and trainer, showdown, master warrior, violence, beating, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 18K
Armour of God (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, chase, treasure hunt, treasure, kidnapping, adventurer, auction, daring rescue, danger, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 93K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, good versus evil, escapades, danger, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, sahara desert, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, child spy, island, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, secret agents, heroes, villain, genetic engineering, good versus evil, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, fistfight, farce, martial artist, heroes, good versus evil, showdown, goofy hero, boxing, cult, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, orphan, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 2K
Swindle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Gordon Korman's book 'Swindle,' this movie is about a boy named Griffin who finds a valuable multi-million dollar baseball card. After accidentally selling the card for a million dollar loss, he enlists the help of his best ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, youth, escapades, partners, cons and scams, swindle, friends, family, best friends, child spy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 13K
Thunderbirds (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, teenage hero, rescue, good versus evil, chase, outer space, family, space travel, save the day, family in danger, youth, young heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, san francisco, big ben london, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Boston proper meets the Wild West as Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette, and Karl Malden star in a fish-out-of-water comedy for everyone! To restore his family's lost wealth, a young Boston lad stows away on a ship bound for the California Gold ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: old west, prizefight, gold rush, escapades, dishonesty, adventurer, mischievous children, false accusation, ship, on the road, friendship, treasure hunt ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: boston, california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain, Panama, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swashbuckler, heroes, musketeer, sword fight, adventure, romance, fight, extramarital affair, cabaret, friends, royal family, cons and scams ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, england, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, hand to hand combat, teachers and students, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, julius caesar, ancient rome, goofy hero, against the odds, heroic mission, superhero, architect, magic, secret identity, danger ...
Time: ancient world, ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 8K
Surf Ninjas (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two Asian-American "surfer-dude" brothers discover they are the long lost princes from a China Sea Island. Part of their inheritance are magically-induced martial arts prowess. Using their new powers they act to overthrow the island's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, nostalgic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: surfing, ninja, martial arts, heroes, revolution, surf, adventure, family, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, southeast asia, asia, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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George of the Jungle (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, and he takes her to jungle to live with him. He slowly learns a rules of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, suspense, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, jungle, air disaster, rescue, gorilla, adventure, goofy hero, friendship, lion, family, elephant, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When does the little Vicky finally a real Viking? This question can his father Halvar no rest. But when the terrible Sven kidnapped the chief of Flake, has to prove himself unexpectedly Vicky: As deputy chief, he leads the strong men and it gets ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: viking, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, young heroes, treasure hunt, legends and myths, heroes, family, boy, on the road ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, gold, martial arts, chase, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, master criminal, kung fu ...
Place: spain, europe, hong kong, egypt, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 14K
The Myth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When a fellow scientist asks for Jack's help in locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, meditative ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reincarnation, adventure, martial arts, exotic locale, archaeologist, heroic mission, adventurer, good versus evil, superhero, supernatural, legends and myths, great wall of china ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, india, ancient china, hong kong, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 21K
Chinese Zodiac (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were sacked by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, martial arts, treasure hunt, master criminal, adventurer, hopes, ancient mystery, imaginary, farce, legends and myths, adventure, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1850s
Place: china, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.4
 7K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: alligator, adventure, family, animal life, siblings relations, escapades, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, storytelling, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, pets, escapades, dog movie, cross country, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mole, family, adventure, friendship, show tunes, danger, goofy hero, misfit, rescue, escapades, factory, fish out of water ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, superhero, mutant, good versus evil, antidote, fight, turtle, adventure, fighting crime, master villain, secret identity ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rascals on the Road (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four kids - Eugen, Wrigley, Bäschteli and Eduard - leave for an adventure around Switzerland, searching for the fabulous treasure of Titicaca Lake, discovered by Fritzli Bühler.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, friends, adventure, on the road, escapades, mountain, leaving home, youth, journey, childhood, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dummie the Mummy (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living mummy in his room. It's the start of an amazing friendship.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, friendship, adventure, escapades, friends, family, young heroes, youth, village, magic, museum, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aussie adventurer Steve Irwin aka The Crocodile Hunter has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty croc, hoping to save it from poachers. What Steve doesn't know is that the crocodile has innocently swallowed a top secret US satellite ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, intense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crocodile, adventure, animal life, survival, adventurer, river, heroic mission, rescue, danger, stalking, goofy hero, collision ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%