Movies like Dead Weight

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Dead Weight (2002)
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Dead Weight (2002)
Original name: Le Boulet
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Prison guard Reggio lets Moltes have a weekly lottery ticket in exchange for his suave relationship advice. When Moltes learns that he has a winning lottery ticket, he breaks out of jail to claim his money. However, Reggio's girlfriend, Pauline , has the ticket with her in Africa. The action involves the odd couple teaming up to find the ticket while being chased by Det. Youssouf , along with the vengeful Turk and the Giant.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, odd couple, unlikely partners, car race, treasure hunt, fugitives, escapades, partners, race against time, chase, tough heroes, rally, prison, escape, friends, lottery, buddies, prison escape, desert, mercenary, speed, runaway, lottery ticket, jail cell, prison warden ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1995
Place: europe, france, sahara

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Most similar movies to Dead Weight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about adventure, chases and races, escapades, chase, rivalry, partners and disorder mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dead Weight: Ruby & Quentin (2003), The Rundown (2003), Sahara (2005), Yellowbeard (1983), All the Way Boys (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: french, unlikely partners, on the run, prison, henchman, odd couple, mob boss, escape, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
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 6.6
 106K
The Rundown (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, tough guy, treasure, adventure, bounty hunter, gold, lone hero, heroes, respect, slavery, amazon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cousins Bo, Luke and Daisy are sent to Hazzard County, Georgia for the first time to live with their Uncle Jesse. Jesse is a farmer and a moonshiner and is constantly battling his old rival Boss Hogg who is the corrupt city commissioner of the small ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: countryside, small town, youth, nothing goes right, friendship, save the day, buddies, friends, siblings relations, disorder, escapades, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 97K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, USA
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, escapades, good versus evil, explorer, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara, nigeria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.9
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Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, parody, saga, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, farce, adventure, silly humor, rescue, race against time, partners, rivalry, buddies, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
All the Way Boys (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot involves "Mr. Big", who is buying the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, airplane, fish out of water, adventure, partners, treasure hunt, cons and scams, chaos and mayhem, disorder, buddies, odd couple, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, peru
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53%
 7.1
 10K
Go for It (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. ...
Style: parody, not serious, exciting, humorous, eurospy
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, truck, mistaken identity, fistfight, cia, mad scientist, crimes, save the day, on the run, race against time, escapades, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, miami
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50%
Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirk Redgrave and Flint Weaver met only three weeks ago. But that hasn't stopped them from becoming the greatest pirates the Great Salt Lake has ever known. Still, pirate life isn't all that it's cracked up to be. For Kirk, it's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, escapades, friends, buddies, rivalry, ocean, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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49%
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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, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 114K
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, ridiculous, road movie ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, treasure hunt, road trip, contests and competitions, adventure, partners, escapades, bet, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, rivalry, race ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Let's Get Skase (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christopher Skase. He ruled Australia and stole a fortune, fleeing to the coast of Spain. No one could touch him. No one could stop him. Until Peter Dellasandro and a small force of men swore they'd bring him down.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, adventure, crimes, on the run, dishonesty, cons and scams, fugitives, chase, caper, entrepreneur, intrigue, greed ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: australia, europe, spain, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, exciting, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, contests and competitions, cross country, underdog, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, chase, gold, martial arts, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, master criminal, kung fu ...
Place: spain, europe, sahara, hong kong, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the Headquarters of the T.I.A. (Terminal Intelligence Agency), someone has stolen Professor Bacterio's most dangerous invention, the D.O.T. (Demoralizer of Troops), an artifact that ends up in the hands of a very short, wacky dictator who is ...
Style: parody, exciting, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: secret agents, investigation, private detective, adventure, goofy hero, heroic mission, disorder, odd couple, partners, track down, inventor, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
You Move You Die (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike has the girl, the time and the place.The problem is he doesn't have the ring, Before Mike has an opportunity to propose his engagement ring is stolen.Mike is desperate to recover it. He and his friends have one hour to get the ring back ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, crimes, chase, buddies, partners, criminal heroes, gang, fight, engagement, tough heroes, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animals, adventure, save the day, partners, siblings relations, reluctant partners, odd couple, disorder, family relations, fight, hunter, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 20K
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, treasure hunt, martial arts, treasure, chase, kidnapping, adventurer, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, africa, hong kong, china, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, rivalry, cheating, car race, smuggling, friendship, fall in love, on the road, silly humor, friends, disorder, car chase ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, monte carlo, rome italy, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, murder, good versus evil, adventure, friends, partners, vengeance, crimes, odd couple, revenge, cowboy, imperialism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: china, new york, england, nevada, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 192K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, couples, love and romance, on the run, undercover, espionage, escapades, partners, cia, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, pirate ship, betrayal, island, treasure hunt, ship, adventurer, battles, swashbuckler, sword fight, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure, fistfight, treasure hunt, ocean, adventurer, reluctant partners, crimes, partners, buddies, adventure, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 55K
Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, yakuza, chase, gang, kidnapping, taxi, taxi driver, hostage, rescue, incompetent police, unlikely partners, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Gumball Rally (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, road movie, cult film
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, disorder, friends, chaos, cross country, car chase, adventurer, contests and competitions, fugitives, buddies, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A detective investigates a forgery ring in historical Korea. In the 19th year of Jeonjo’s reign, Kim Min, Joseon’s top detective, who used to be a King’s secret messenger, has been banished to a remote island for some unclear reasons. The only ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, adventure, private detective, missing person, escapades, mystery, island, martial arts, track down, crimes, partners, forgery ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 1K
R.T.T. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Florence, his companion of five years, shocks him with the news that she's leaving him, moving to Miami and marrying another man, Arthur loses it. He follows Florence to all the way to Florida with plans to stop the wedding, which is set ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, adventure, cons and scams, crimes, couple relations, escapades, romance, smuggling, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, france, europe, usa, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 1K
Fast Getaway (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nelson, played by Corey Haim is a teenager who robs banks with his father in group along with two other friends. Corey Haim Is the right guy, in the right place, at the right time. All he needed was a ...fast getaway
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, chase, robbery, criminal heroes, escapades, disorder, partners, rivalry, youth, crimes, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of their belongings. With Plunkett's criminal know-how ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, love triangle, partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, buddies, revenge ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 2K
French Spies (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben and Bill are the two worst, completely useless agents - real losers. But who else would you send on a super-difficult top-secret mission? The French have just sold a new high-power M51 rocket to the Russians for crazy money. Unfortunately for ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: adventure, heroes, undercover, rivalry, escapades, two man army, secret agents, mission, friendship, spy, intelligence, rabbit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: riviera, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 42K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, skiing, taxi driver, police investigation, buddies, unlikely partners, friends, incompetent police, gang, crimes, car, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%