Movies like Banza?

If you like "Banza?" you are looking for movies about / with airplane, musician, wedding, partisan, desert, traveler 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: airplane, musician, wedding, partisan, desert, traveler, plane crash, hospital, african american, tourist, taxi, taxi driver, drug traffic, aircraft carrier, coup d'etat, filmmaking, mosquito, travel, crash landing, fiance fiancee relationship, hostess, allergy, fear of flying, black american, razor blade ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, new york, france, hong kong, manhattan new york city, harlem, 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, chase, adventure and silly humor mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Crime genres. Some movies like Banza?: Crazy Hong Kong (1993), The Jackpot! (1991), The Under-Gifted (1980), The Journey to Paris (1999), Inspector Blunder (1980). 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: assassination attempt, nudity (full frontal - brief), terrorism, dangerous attraction, farce, fall in love, silly humor, power relations, disorder, femme fatale, escapades, 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: caged bird, crab, feather, laughter, tear on cheek, boarder, pipe smoking, stupidity, chauffeured limousine, party, bird, beach ...
Place: hong kong, africa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, infidelity, heroes, government agency, special agents, hidden identity, rivalry, chases and races, ball gag, espionage, secret agents, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family relations, nothing goes right, family problems, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, danger, parody, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, germany, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: prank, high school life, high school, disorder, youth, rebellion, hardcase students, rebelliousness, private school, exam, teachers and students, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 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, light, entertaining, disturbing ...
Plot: farce, chase, on the run, false identity, rabbi, wedding, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, on the road, disorder, partners, prosecution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: tourist, journey, eiffel tower paris, trip, cousin cousin relationship, mental institution, taxi driver, children, taxi, travel, car accident, child abuse ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, confined, law enforcement, gangsters, dishonesty, disorder, journalism, crimes, silly humor, police inspector, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, danger, deadly, disorder, job seeking, dishonesty, hotel, comedy of errors ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, cannes, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, screenwriter, writers, nothing goes right, partners, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unlikely partners, disorder, down on your luck, showbiz, rescue attempt ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, cult film
Plot: on the run, adventure, danger, goofy hero, disorder, dull life, on the road, love and romance, assassination attempt, crimes, escapades, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nepal, asia, himalaya, hong kong, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: safari, wilderness, adventure, escapades, animal life, disorder, tour guide, on the road, culture clash, fish out of water, danger, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Low Cost (2011)
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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: airplane, nothing goes right, rebellion, disorder, rebelliousness, friends, fear of flying, satire, silly humor, hijacking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, europe, tunisia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: not serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: circus, clown, food industry, father son relationship, restaurant, chef, disorder, anti capitalism, journal, satire, family relations, materialism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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, touching, twists and turns ...
Plot: shaman, adventure, jungle, campaign, gambling, jaguar, culture clash, elevator, supernatural power, escape, destiny, stoned ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Goat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico, Malta
Duration: 90 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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, disappearance, missing person, buddies, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, odd couple, bug, accountant ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico, france, latin america, paris france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: light, humorous, funny, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, on the road, danger, rivalry, farce, adventure, fish out of water, traditional versus modern, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: friendship, wedding, odd couple, reunion, on the road, road trip, marriage, farce, social relations, couples, friends, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, barmaid, priest, wedding, father son conflict, thief, voice imitation, romance, father daughter conflict, catholic priest, nudist camp, sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, opposites attract, lovers on the run, forbidden love, couples, human nature, fall in love, nothing goes right, love and romance, chases and races, midlife crisis, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, factory, technology gone awry, relationship vs career, couple relations, eccentric family, ambition, environmental health, inventions and discoveries, quibbling, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Struggle for Life (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Marc Châtaigne, an intern at the Ministry of Standards, is sent to French Guiana to implement European construction standards at Guyaneige: the first Amazonian ski slope, intended to boost tourism in French Guiana. There, he meets Tarzan, an ...
Plot: sex on the beach, jungle, motorboat, male nudity, severed arm, female nudity, firearm, helicopter, golf, river, forest, airplane ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Where the Spies Are (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: eurospy
Plot: assassination, cold war, double agent, desertion, defection, british intelligence, englishman abroad, manipulative woman, airplane, brunette, male male relationship, electric torture ...
Place: paris france, middle east, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, buddies, partners, crimes, misfit partners, odd couple, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
For 200 Grand, You Get Nothing Now (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Influencés par une série de casses, Sam et Paul voient dans cette méthode un moyen facile de gagner l'argent qui leur fait cruellement défaut. Mais leur plan ne se déroule pas exactement comme ils l'avaient prévu...
Plot: reading aloud, balaclava, megaphone, unemployment, breakfast in bed, child, press conference, police chief, ransom, corruption, male nudity, watching a video ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The King's Musketeers (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The band of musketeers; D'Artagnan, Porthos, Aramis and Athos, portrayed in a purely self-ironic and disenchanted key, in a series of adventures in order to save King Louis XIV.
Style: humorous, exciting, ironic, entertaining, light
Plot: musketeer, friendship, heroic mission, adventure, chase, throne, irony, parody, heroes, escapades, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Tattoo Chase (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In order to receive an inheritance, Howie Goldman must comb the globe and find a woman with a deposit box number tattooed on her derrière.
Plot: sheik, mob, mafia, costume, hospital, opera, disguise, godfather, tattoo, inheritance, filmmaker, crocodile ...
Place: california, miami, the philippines, los angeles, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: absurd, humorous, entertaining, feel good, not serious
Plot: father son relationship, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, friendship between men, male objectification, australian outback, party, disorder, buddies, best friend, group of friends, culture clash ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Good King Dagobert (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: King's Dagobert I intestinal and sexual problems loom large as he survives an attack on his royal caravan then barely makes it to Rome to personally give thanks to the Pope. After he arrives at the Vatican, he becomes involved in the battle ...
Plot: pope, king, sin, bishop, middle aged, kingdom, wolf pack, impostor, king of france, mistress, princess, breast sucking ...
Time: 7th century
Place: france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Breaking In (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: safecracker, heist, prostitute, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, partners, buddies, aging, odd couple, golden years, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%