Movies like Major Payne 1995

Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding officer of a local school's JROTC program, a bunch of ragtag losers with no hope.

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1 Rush Hour 1998

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Ross LaManna (story), Jim Kouf (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

2 Blue Streak 1999

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an LAPD detective

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Les Mayfield

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.3

3 Black Knight 2001

Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Director:

Gil Junger

Writers:

Darryl Quarles (as Darryl J. Quarles), Peter Gaulke | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.9

4 Money Talks 1997

Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Brett Ratner

Country:

United States of America
6.2

5 I Spy 2002

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful arms dealers.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Betty Thomas

Writers:

Morton S. Fine (characters) (as Morton Fine), David Friedkin (characters) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

6 The Longest Yard 2005

Pro quarter-back, Paul Crewe and former college champion and coach, Nate Scarboro are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists the help of Scarboro to coach the inmates to victory in a football game 'fixed' to turn out quite another way.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Peter Segal

Writers:

Al Ruddy (story) (as Albert S. Ruddy), Tracy Keenan Wynn | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

7 Kangaroo Jack 2003

Two childhood friends — a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician — get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Crime, Family, Action

Director:

David McNally

Writers:

Steve Bing (story), Barry O'Brien (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
4.4

8 The Nutty Professor 1996

Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart. So, with one swig of his experimental fat-reducing serum, Sherman becomes 'Buddy Love', a fast-talking, pumped-up , plumped down Don Juan.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Science Fiction

Director:

Tom Shadyac

Country:

United States of America
5.6

9 Nothing To Lose 1997

Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed businessman and the incompetent crook strike up a partnership and develop a robbery-revenge scheme. But it turns out that some other criminals in the area don't appreciate the competition.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Steve Oedekerk

Writer:

Steve Oedekerk

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 Kiss Of The Dragon 2001

Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Chris Nahon

Writers:

Jet Li (story), Luc Besson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.6

11 Bedazzled 2000

Elliot Richardson, a suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as could be expected, the Devil puts her own little twist on each of his fantasies.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Harold Ramis

Writers:

Peter Cook (based on the motion picture screenplay by), Peter Cook (based on the motion picture story by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

12 The Big Hit 1998

Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when their prime score turns sour. That's because the girl is the goddaughter of the gang's ruthless crime boss. But, even while dodging bullets, Melvin has to keep his real job secret from his unsuspecting fiancée, Pam.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Kirk Wong (as Che-Kirk Wong)

Writer:

Ben Ramsey

Country:

United States of America
6.1

13 Undercover Brother 2002

An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell behaves strangely in his presidential campaign, Undercover Brother is hired to work undercover for "The Man" and find what happened with the potential candidate.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Malcolm D. Lee

Writers:

John Ridley (internet series), John Ridley (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

14 Coming To America 1988

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

John Landis

Writers:

Eddie Murphy (story), David Sheffield (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

15 Big Stan 2007

Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Rob Schneider

Writer:

Josh Lieb

Country:

United States of America
6.2

16 Life 1999

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Ted Demme

Country:

United States of America
6.8

17 Rat Race 2001

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 $2 million jammed into a locker hundreds of miles away. The tycoon and his wealthy friends monitor each racer's every move to keep track of their favorites. The only rule in this race is that there are no rules.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Jerry Zucker

Writer:

Andy Breckman

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.4

18 Ride Along 2014

For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the academy, he thinks he's earned the seasoned policeman's respect and asks for his blessing to marry Angela. Knowing that a ride along will demonstrate if Ben has what it takes to take care of his sister, James invites him on a shift designed to scare the hell out of the trainee. But when the wild night leads them to the most notorious criminal in the city, James will find that his new partner's rapid-fire mouth is just as dangerous as the bullets speeding at it.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Tim Story

Writers:

Greg Coolidge (screenplay), Jason Mantzoukas (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

19 Let's Go To Prison 2006

When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Bob Odenkirk

Country:

United States of America
6

20 Head Of State 2003

When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Chris Rock

Writers:

Chris Rock, Ali LeRoi

Country:

United States of America
5.5

21 The Replacements 2000

Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty dusts off his secret dossier of ex-players who never got a chance (or screwed up the one they were given) and knits together a bad-dream team of guys who just may give the Sentinels their title shot.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Howard Deutch

Writer:

Vince McKewin

Country:

United States of America
6.6

22 Are We Done Yet? 2007

Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Steve Carr

Writers:

Hank Nelken (screenplay), Hank Nelken (screen story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.2

23 Bad Boys II 2003

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real fireworks result when Marcus discovers that playboy Mike is secretly romancing Marcus’ sexy sister.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (characters), Marianne Wibberley (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

24 You Don't Mess With The Zohan 2008

An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- to make his dreams come true.

Genres:

Comedy, Action

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
5.5