10 best movies like The Great Race (1965)

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The Great Race 1965
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. Leslie's arch-rival, the mustached and black-attired Professor Fate vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of Fate's own invention.
List of the best movies like The Great Race (1965): Surf Ninjas, The Wizard, The Three Musketeers, Prince Charming, Zeus & Roxanne, Explorers, The Musketeer, Popeye, Tom and Huck, Doctor Dolittle.

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Surf Ninjas (1993)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

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 current dictator, a despotic madman.

The Wizard (1989)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Corey refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl, who notices that Jimmy has a special talent: he is a "wizard" at video games and can achieve the high score on absolutely everything he plays. Evading their parents and a sinister bounty hunter, the trio head for a climactic showdown at the national video game championships in California.

The Three Musketeers (1993)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryAustria, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45

D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, Athos, Porthos and Aramis have refused to lay down their weapons and continue to protect their king. D'Artagnan joins with the rogues to expose Richelieu's plot against the crown.

Prince Charming (2001)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

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.

Zeus & Roxanne (1997)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's owner, Terry, a musician who rides a bike.

Explorers (1985)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

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.

The Musketeer (2001)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44

In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been disbanded.

Popeye (1980)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with Olive's fiancé, Bluto.

Tom and Huck (1995)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer, witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn, a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town alcoholic is accused of the murder. Tom and Huck go through several adventures trying to retrieve evidence.

Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.

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The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, comedy, adventure, family, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:40

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.

Monte Carlo (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Hungary, France
Duration01:44

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

Minutemen (2008)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

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.

Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan, France
Duration01:44

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.

The Big Trail (1930)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

Young scout Breck Coleman leads a wagon train along the dangerous trail to Oregon as he tries to get the affection of the beautiful pioneer Ruth Cameron and plans his revenge on the harsh scoundrels who murdered a friend of his in the past.

Pan (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:24

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. Along the way, the rebellious and mischievous boy discovers his true destiny, becoming the hero forever known as Peter Pan.

Knucklehead (2010)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

The film centers on a fight promoter (Mark Feuerstein) deeply in debt to his crooked rival. Desperate for a new fighter that will help him win back everything he owes, the promoter catches a break when a 450-pound church handyman (Paul "Big Show" Wight) who has spent his entire life in an orphanage agrees to wrestle on behalf of his fellow orphans.

Snow Dogs (2002)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, sport
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:39

When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.

Viva Maria! (1965)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, western
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:59

Gorgeous IRA operative Marie flees the British authorities and finds herself somewhere in the American continent, where she meets a stunning woman also named Marie, a singer in a traveling circus. The new friends start a vaudeville act that grows exponentially more popular after they incorporate striptease into their routine. When the singer Maria falls for a charismatic rebel, the girls leave the circus behind and recreate themselves as wild-eyed revolutionaries.

Dream Team (2019)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryRussia
Duration01:54

The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, western
CountryUSA, Germany, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:00

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.

Meet Dave (2008)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.

Super Buddies (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:21

When the five puppies stumble upon the Five Power Rings of Inspiron (alien artifacts abandoned on Earth 16 years ago), they all develop super powers, and are enlisted in Captain Canine's battle against the evil Darkon alien Commander Drex. Captain Canine is commander of space ship Megasis and is from the planet Inspiron. He is the mortal enemy of the Commander Drex. In charge of protecting Princess Jorala and the Five Power Rings from Drex, Megasis places the rings in hiding on the planet Earth, and takes the form of a German Shepherd, intending to stay on earth in very deep cover. Adopted by aspiring young comic book artist Ian Shaeffer, and renamed Captain Canine, he spends 16 happy years on Earth, as Ian recounts the stories of his space adventures. But when the five Buddies discover the Power Rings and instantly develop superpowers, Captain Canine has to train them very quickly indeed - for Commander Drex is headed back to earth, and this time he's determined to succeed.

The Black Swan (1942)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor's pretty daughter and joins up with the rebels, things are set for a fight.

Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Italy, Germany
Duration01:50

Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.

Princess of Thieves (2001)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps. King Richard nears death and Robin Hood and his Merry Men are summoned to help bring Richard's son Philip to his rightful place on the throne before the evil Prince John can assume power. Robin Hood's life and that of the future King of England soon lies in Gwyn's hands when Robin is captured and sentenced to death.

Racing Stripes (2005)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark stripes mark him as different, he decides he'll race anyway. And with help from the young girl who raised him, he just might end up in the winner's circle.

Vibes (1988)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA

Medium Sylvia Pickel and psychometrist Nick Deezy meet at a psychic research facility in New York. Not long after, they're contacted by Harry Buscafusco, who offers them $50,000 to find his lost son in South America, in the heart of Incan territory where they discover an ancient mystical secret, and each other.

Wild America (1997)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

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, bears and moose.




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