Tags: movies similar to Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession (1973) - full list
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, adventure, western|
|Characters||Cowboys, Scientists, Losers, Inventors|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Skirmishes, Time machine|
|Place||Wild West, Trains, Small cities|
|Style||Exciting, Light, To cry|
The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.
|Characters||Killers, Police, Twins, Criminals, Losers|
|Plot||Love, Adventure, Prison Break, Abduction, The escape|
|Place||Prison, Egypt, Russia|
|Style||Exciting, Action, Light|
The remake of the soviet classic with a modern setting. Troshkin, a children's party entertainer, uncannily resembles the notorious criminal "Smilik". After the thief steals a valuable artifact, Troshkin is forced to act as his dead ringer in order to restore his reputation and good name.
|Genre||comedy, drama, adventure, crime|
|Country||Republic of Ireland|
|Characters||Dogs, Teens, Mafia, Thieves, Friends|
|Plot||Robbery, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Fight|
|Place||Prison, Ireland, Beach, Small cities|
Two teenage boys cycle 160 km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.
|Genre||fantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family|
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Partners|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Time machine, Friendship, Saving the World|
When three high-school friends invent a time-machine, they decide to use it to go back in time and prevent other youngsters from making humiliating mistakes.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Travel, Time machine, Loneliness|
|Style||Twisted plot, Fancy, Touching|
Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.
|Genre||action, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, crime|
|Characters||Teens, CIA, Spy, Heroes, Family|
|Place||England, London, Summer camp, Boarding school|
With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure|
|Characters||Superhero, Aliens, Geniuses, Heroes, Friends|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Chase|
Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family|
|Characters||Cinderella, Family, Losers|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Wedding, Fulfillment of desires, True love|
After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, family|
|Characters||Teens, Heroes, Family, Friends, Fathers|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Adventure, Obsession, Friendship|
|Style||Psychological problems, Action, Cute, Soulful, Fascinating|
Shot in Spanish and localized for markets around the world, “Tini – El Gran Cambio de Violetta” is set to thrill fans with everything they loved about the worldwide Violetta phenomenon including strong musical elements with new and original tracks, exciting choreography, compelling storylines, and intriguing characters. All made bigger and better for the big screen. The film shows how taking the role in the TV series was a pivotal moment for Tini leading to a personal ‘coming of age story’ about the young actress. In a story that reflects the teen star’s own real life, Tini will leave behind the world depicted in Violetta, striking out alone and embarking on a brand new adventure over one endless summer that will define her as a person and see her emerge as a new artist.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Girlfriends, Single mothers|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Friendship|
In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, "accidentally" reads her teenage daughter's racy journal, she realizes just how wide their communication gap has grown.
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Cars, Relationship, Time machine|
Stillman, a heartbroken physics student, builds a time machine when his girlfriend breaks up with him. Going back in time, he attempts to save their relationship by fixing every mistake he made—while dragging his best friend along in the process.
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family|
|Characters||Aliens, Heroes, Family, Friends, Losers|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Friendship, Saving the World|
The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift laboratory, the boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, crime|
|Characters||Mafia, Gangsters, Twins, Losers, Doubles|
Good hearted but not very wordly-wise, Dante is happy driving the school bus for a group of mentally handicapped children, while feeling he is somehow missing out on life and love. So he is very excited when after nearly being knocked down by her car he meets Maria, who seems immediately enamoured of him. He is soon invited to her sumptuous Palermo villa, little suspecting that this is part of a plot. He bears an amazing likeness to Maria's stool-pigeon gangster husband and it would be convenient for them if the mobster, in the shape of Dante, was seen to be dead and buried.
|Characters||Musicians, DJs, Friends, Losers, Businessmen|
|Plot||Adventure, Friendship, Intrigue, Rivalry|
|Place||Russia, Germany, Berlin|
|Style||Light, Fascinating, Touching|
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|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Fathers, Mothers, Pilots|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Loneliness, Dreams|
|Style||Inspirational, Soulful, For sleep|
A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Max falls into the hands of a "happy" horoscope, which he must follow for 30 days, performing all its insane orders to obtain previously unavailable beauty and success. But one day Max's horoscope is replaced...
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Place||Russia, USSR, Moscow|
Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed assistant director of the institution, wants to make Novoseltsev the head of the department but encounters objections from Ludmila Prokopievna Kalugina, the director. Samokhvalov then advises Novoseltsev to lightly hit on the boss. Ironically, Novoseltsev and Kalugina fall in love with each other...
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, crime|
|Plot||Love, Adventure, Friendship, Rivalry|
Hours after his release from prison, Jesus Quintana pairs up with fellow misfits Petey and Marie for a freewheeling joyride of petty crime and romance.
|Country||Soviet Union, Chile|
A Russian agent is sent to a mission in Chile as a punishment. While there, he continues his adventures in a massage parlor where he meets Paola - a young prostitute he falls in love with.
|Genre||action, thriller, comedy, melodrama, crime|
|Characters||Strong women, Family, Hunters|
|Plot||Adventure, Investigation, Missing people, Pads, Shopping|
An unemployed lingerie buyer convinces her bail bondsman cousin to give her a shot as a bounty hunter. Her first assignment is to track down a former cop on the run for murder – the same man who broke her heart years before. With the help of some friends and the best bounty hunter in the business, she slowly learns what it takes to be a true bounty hunter.
|Plot||Relationship, Love triangle, True love|
|Place||Sea, Village, Russia, USSR|
|Style||Popular, Light, To cry, Soulful, Vital signs|
Shown a life in the remote siberian village. Vasia, who never leave his family, village, comes to pass summer holiday on the Black Sea. New world, new people - so, hi's temted by a half-crazy woman (Raisa Zaharovna). And after short time Vasia returns to his wife and children.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime|
|Plot||Love, Adventure, Cars, Money, Weapon|
|Place||Ships, China, Asia|
Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic, exotic, and even romantic quest for stolen drugs. But they are up against every thug and smuggler in Shangai.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, family, crime|
|Country||USA, Germany, Australia|
|Characters||Superhero, Gods, Heroes, Family, Losers|
|Plot||Adventure, Superpowers, Mythology, Intrigue, Rivalry|
Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.
|Genre||fantastic, action, comedy, adventure, crime|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Time machine, Chase|
A small-town criminal finds an ancient Chinese time-travel device that can help him pull off a heist and start a new life-but he may not survive the consequences of tampering with time. The Castle meets Looper, Mega Time Squad is a study in high-meets-low, combining elements of the sci-fi, the crime thriller and the comedy to make a comedy heist film with a time-traveling twist.
|Genre||action, comedy, adventure, crime|
|Country||France, Netherlands, Belgium|
|Characters||Mafia, Strong women, Friends, Couriers|
|Plot||Love, Survival, Time travel, Travel, Relationship|
Ruben, Durex and Nora are three students in their last year of college. Ruben has already failed his exams once due to his lack of self-confidence. He's been as useless with Nora, to whom he dares not confess his feelings. And his childhood friend Durex, the most embarrassing guy in the world, is no help at all. When Ruben discovers that Nora is a dealer and that she's going to Amsterdam to bring back a new kind of drug, Ruben bucks up the courage to accompany her. This trip to Amsterdam is an ideal situation in which to at last seduce Nora. But his bad luck: Durex comes along for the ride. While the trio discover Europe's craziest capital, their lives really get complicated when they realize that the drug they've just picked up belongs to one of Amsterdam's most dangerous gangsters. Very quickly, Ruben, Durex and Nora will understand that to get their old lives back, they must stop being nerds in order to become true heroes.
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, melodrama|
|Characters||Dogs, Twins, Losers, Doubles|
|Plot||Life, Split personality, Mental disorders, Family life|
|Style||Exciting, Light, Fancy|
Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who offers Doug a rather unusual solution to his problems: cloning.
|Genre||comedy, adventure, crime|
|Characters||Scammers, Friends, Partners|
|Plot||Adventure, Treasures, Gems, Rivalry|
|Style||Exciting, By books, Fascinating, Smart, Numbers in the title|
A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist Ostap Bender start a long search for the diamonds.
|Genre||action, comedy, crime|
|Characters||Mafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Killers, Police|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Skirmishes, Fight, Friendship|
|Place||Party, Texas, USA|
An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
|Genre||fantastic, action, comedy, adventure|
|Characters||Teens, Dinosaurs, Robots, Heroes|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Time machine, Saving the World|
|Place||School, College, USA|
Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to stop the orb and save mankind.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Relationship, Friendship|
Two wounded souls commiserate through drinking and aimless wandering while acting out the roles of the happy relationships that elude them in reality. Greta Gerwig and Olly Alexander deliver beautifully-tuned comic performances in their portrayal of young adults learning to cope with the unavoidable perils of emotional dependency.