Movies like Banza?

If you like "Banza?" you are looking for movies about / with travel, airplane, musician, wedding, partisan, desert and plane crash themes of Adventure and Comedy genre shot in France.
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Banza? (1983)
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Banza? (1983)
Original name: Banzaï
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Michel works there manically solving people's problems over the phone. He is about to tie the knot with his girl friend Isabelle, an airline hostess. She flies all over the world, he hates to leave the office. A series of madcap mishaps involving theft or injury (as you would expect in his line of work) ensues after Michel promises Isabelle nothing will delay their marriage and she promises in turn that she's done flying. Once this unlikely promise is made, it becomes premise and both are forced into escalating white lies to maintain the appearance of keeping their word. Their predicament mounts as Isabelle is forced to do a few more flights, while Michel is compelled to travel to New York, Tunisia, and finally Hong Kong, where they are finally reunited in the throes of a contrived and hilarious drug deal involving a 747, water taxi chases, and martial arts.
Plot: travel, airplane, musician, wedding, partisan, desert, plane crash, traveler, hospital, tourist, taxi, african american, taxi driver, drug traffic, aircraft carrier, coup d'etat, mosquito, filmmaking, crash landing, black american, fiance fiancee relationship, hostess, allergy, fear of flying, rebel leader ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, paris france, france, hong kong, harlem, manhattan new york city, tunisia ...

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Most similar movies to Banza?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and not serious films with plots about disorder, farce, airplane, nothing goes right, silly humor, adventure and chase mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Crime genres. Some movies like Banza?: Crazy Hong Kong (1993), The Under-Gifted (1980), The Jackpot! (1991), The Wing or Thigh? (1976), The Journey to Paris (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Vengeance of the Winged Serpent (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An international intrigue with terrorists threatening to blow up the presidents of the most powerful countries.
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: assassination attempt, nudity (full frontal - brief), dangerous attraction, farce, fall in love, silly humor, disorder, power relations, chase, terrorism, goofy hero, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france
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100%
Crazy Hong Kong (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the early 1990s, Nǃxau was cast in three low-budget unofficial sequels that continued the fish-out-of-water aspects of the first two films.
Plot: family reunited, getting home, crab, hunting, smoking, business, mistaken identity, dead father, diamond, barter, duck, villain ...
Place: texas, hong kong, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Under-Gifted (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story centers around a graduating class of "less-gifted" students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical joke misfires and the whole school is dynamited, the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: prank, youth, high school, high school life, disorder, rebellion, hardcase students, rebelliousness, exam, private school, coming of age, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Jackpot! (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To his family, François Voisin is nothing more than a humdrum civil servant. In truth, for the past twenty years he has been working as a secret agent. All goes well until circumstances put his secret in danger.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, heroes, special agents, government agency, hidden identity, rivalry, disorder, espionage, secret agents, master and servant, adventure, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, parents and children, fish out of water, disorder, family vacation, father son relationship, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, paris france, france, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, disturbing ...
Plot: farce, chase, on the run, rabbi, wedding, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, on the road, disorder, partners, prosecution, false identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wing or Thigh? (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel to save the French art of cooking. After having agreed to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming ...
Style: cynical, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: circus, restaurant, father son relationship, clown, food industry, family relations, journal, family feud, materialism, disorder, cooking and food, chef ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Journey to Paris (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Shy and still living with his mother, a highway cashier one day decides to finally live his craziest dream: to visit Paris.
Plot: travel, mental institution, taxi, children, pregnancy, on the road, taxi driver, child abuse, car accident, prison, journey, cousin cousin relationship ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Taxi to Treasure Rock (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two desperate men turn in an uncomfortable business partners to find a secret gold looking for change their bad star.
Style: feel good, satirical, entertaining, funny, humorous ...
Plot: journey, taxi, taxi driver, pregnant wife, husband wife relationship, adventure, escapades, road trip, family problems, hidden treasure, financial problem, treasure hunt ...
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Umbrella Coup (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grégoire Lecomte, the unlucky actor anxious to find a "real job", goes to take a screen test for a role of a killer, but gets to mafiosi by mistake. He takes their don for a producer, and they mistake him for a hitman with whom they had ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, down on your luck, comedy of errors, hotel, disorder, office, job seeking, switching roles ...
Time: 70s
Place: riviera, cannes, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, crimes, journalism, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, confined, silly humor, disorder, journalist, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Crime Wave (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young director intent on making "the greatest color crime movie ever" can't seem to finish his script--he has a beginning and an end, but he can't quite figure out the middle. The daughter of his landlord, excited to have a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, screenwriter, writers, showbiz, down on your luck, partners, artists and showbiz, writer's life, unlikely partners, nothing goes right, disorder, old woman ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Low Cost (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Passengers on a low cost flight from Djerba to Beauvais have their patience tested to destruction when their departure is delayed for eight hours because of a fault with the plane's air-conditioning. In the end, they are so fed up that they ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Plot: airplane, rebellion, nothing goes right, rebelliousness, friends, disorder, satire, fear of flying, tourist, travel agency, humour, passenger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa, europe, tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, parody ...
Plot: on the run, goofy hero, adventure, disorder, escapades, assassination attempt, love and romance, crimes, dull life, on the road, husband wife relationship, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: nepal, hong kong, himalaya, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Exchange Student (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Monsieur Bosquier, the owner of a private school, is far from pleased when his eldest son, Philippe, fails his end of year exams. He decides to send his wayward offspring to England to improve his English. In exchange, Philippe’s host, a wealthy ...
Plot: holiday, exchange student, boss, culture shock, male objectification, summer vacation, director, sailboat, sailor, private school, domineering father, sailing ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, not serious, realistic, captivating, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: safari, adventure, wilderness, tour guide, disorder, escapades, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, nothing goes right, goofy hero, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Jaguar (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A shaman from the South American rain forest visits France for a public relations campaign. In a hotel's elevator in Paris he meets a French good-for-nothing named Perrin he's fascinated with. He follows Perrin to his flat and although ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, twists and turns, touching ...
Plot: shaman, adventure, jungle, campaign, supernatural power, gambling, culture clash, elevator, destiny, stoned, escape, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Few Less Men (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Travel plans for three men in ill-fitting wedding tuxedos goes horribly wrong.
Style: entertaining, not serious, feel good, humorous, absurd
Plot: father son relationship, friendship between men, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, party, group of friends, plane crash, funeral, family relations, australian outback, culture clash ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Guillaume has made it: A machine that can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into air balloons and then shipping them far far away so his explanation. Some Japanese business guys, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5,000 pieces. His ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: farce, factory, relationship vs career, couple relations, eccentric family, technology gone awry, silly humor, ambition, environmental health, disorder, family problems, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Goat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico, Malta
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, disappearance, missing person, crimes, adventure, buddies, partners, dishonesty, goofy hero, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico, france, latin america, paris france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: exciting, witty, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, police, buddy cop, police investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, light, funny, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, adventure, on the road, rivalry, farce, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Odd Couple II (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 30 years after the first film, Oscar and Felix embark on a road trip together, to attend the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, wedding, odd couple, road trip, marriage, farce, silly humor, small town life, small town, social relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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I Hate Kids (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nick Pearson is a life-long bachelor who is finally settling down. On the brink of his wedding he is surprised to find he has a 13 year old son who has come to find his him through the help of a psychic. The problem is Nick can't stand kids and ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, funny, exciting
Plot: son, wedding, father son relationship, meeting, writers, psychic, obsessive quest, family, birth mother, bachelor, girlfriend, sister sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Vacation Friends (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a straight-laced couple that has fun with a rowdy couple on vacation in Mexico return to the States, they discover that the crazy couple they met in Mexico followed them back home and decide to play tricks on them.
Style: feel good, captivating, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Plot: vacation, married couple, wedding, friendship, male female relationship, love and romance, couple relations, chaos, family relations, couples, satire, friend ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The King of Escape (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Armand, a man who sells farm machines in the country, is a popular middle-aged homosexual. Just as he was getting sick of life, he falls in love with a young girl called, Curlie, and goes on the run from her parents and the police.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, opposites attract, older man younger woman relationship, lovers on the run, couples, fall in love, human nature, nothing goes right, love and romance, midlife crisis, unlikely couple, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Pastor Among the Nudists (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A country priest receives his bishop with the mission of converting a nudist colony.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: archbishop, priest, barmaid, nudist camp, wedding, thief, nudism, romance, father daughter conflict, father son conflict, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudist ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Where the Spies Are (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: eurospy
Plot: cold war, double agent, assassination, british intelligence, desertion, airplane, gadget, espionage, helicopter, truth serum, fictitious country, spy ...
Place: paris france, lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
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The Big Store (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four guys working for a small grocer in trouble, declare war on a new giant neighborhood supermarket by attempting several coups. A film about the big store taking over the business of smaller stores.
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: motorcycle chase, business competition, shoplifting, supermarket, store, disorder, friends, silly humor, farce, misfit partners, partners, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I'm Losing My Temper (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pierre is a clumsy, overly serious math teacher at an all-girls high school. His life is thrown into chaos after encountering a beautiful British actress and the paparazzi that follow her around.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: paparazzi, farce, surgeon, election campaign, love and romance, romance, media, campaign, family relations, parents and children, college, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, south of france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%