Movies like Bringing Down the House

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Bringing Down the House (2003)
 5.6
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Bringing Down the House
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Straight-laced lawyer, Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) meets and falls in love with online chat friend "Lawyer-Girl", Charlene Morton (Queen Latifah), only to discover she's a convicted bank robber. Charlene escapes from jail and comes looking for Peter to help clear her name.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, realistic, witty, idiotic, sexy, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lawyer, friendship, drugs/alcohol, comedy of errors, suburbs, stereotypes, divorce, race issues, single father, farce, love and romance, romance, redemption, culture clash, partners, crime, couples, family, odd couple, friends, internet, catastrophe, single parent, couple relations, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
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 6.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, mentor, adaptation, catastrophe, fantasy world, storytelling and first contact mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Bringing Down the House: Beauty Shop (2005), The Bachelor (1999), The Out-of-Towners (1999), Made in America (1993), Kiss Me, Guido (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Beauty Shop
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, school, workplace situations, society, women, stereotypes, workplace, single parent, shopping, underdog, ambition, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
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The Bachelor
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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    User:   91%
 
The Out-of-Towners
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, couple relations, hotel, fish, urban, midlife crisis, marriage, nothing goes right, mentor, fish out of water, unfulfillment, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
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    User:   87%
 
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Made in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, culture clash, high school, comedy of errors, hidden identity, identity, obsessive quest, screwball, self discovery, dysfunctional family, interracial relations, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   79%
    User:   85%
 
Kiss Me, Guido
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
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    User:   87%
 
 6.2
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The Big Year
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three fanatical bird-watchers spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.S., but they quickly discover that there are more important things than ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
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    User:   84%
 
 6.4
 25K
Last Holiday
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 112 min.
Story: After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, hotel, romance, cooking, dealing with death, self discovery, happy ending, destiny, life philosophy, shopping, catastrophe, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new orleans, prague, new jersey, central europe ...
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    User:   69%
 
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Bye Bye Love
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, divorce, vampire, children, suburbs, single parent, parenthood, single father, crumbling marriage, radio, couple relations, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   76%
 
 6.4
 61K
Bowfinger
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, parody, farce, filmmaking, movie business, twins, comedy of errors, paranoia, cult, celebrity culture, showbiz, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   64%
 
The Wedding Ringer
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, wedding, drugs/alcohol, buddies, social misfits, car chase, best man, male nudity, cons and scams, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   73%
 
The Associate
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, vengeance, cross dressing, comedy of errors, hidden identity, business, women, wall street, farce, cons and scams, internet, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   55%
 
 5.4
 124K
Grown Ups 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: buddies, eccentric family, small town, family relations, dumb, friends, stupidity, midlife crisis, lame, friendship, couple relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   57%
 
Johnson Family Vacation
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, missouri, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   58%
 
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Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family life, actor's life, parents and children, kids and family, family, artists and showbiz, jungle, love and romance, youth, family relations, childhood, disorder ...
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    User:   56%
 
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Envy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: friendship, rich and poor, suburbs, money, suburban life, stupidity, dumb, friends, lame, buddies, rise to the top, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   55%
 
Krippendorf's Tribe
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farce, jungle, college, single parent, comedy of errors, goofy hero, mischievous children, stereotypes, family, lame, parents and children, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
 6.0
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Loverboy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Randy Bodek works as a pizza delivery boy at Senor Pizza to make a few extra bucks. Some customers are special, though: When the order is for a pizza with extra anchovies, it means the female customers are looking for some loving. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, romance, infidelity, couple relations, farce, prostitution, sexual relations, women, cons and scams, couples, storytelling, doctors ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   63%
 
She's Out of Control
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles radio-station manager's girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, single father, single parent, suburbs, self discovery, parents and children, teenage love, family, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
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 5.8
 5K
Love Stinks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A movie about a relationship...that's worse than yours. Seth (Stewart), a sitcom writer-producer, meets Chelsea (Wilson), an interior decorator, at his best friend's (Bellamy) wedding. He's immediately sexually attracted to her while ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, marriage, revenge, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, destructive relationship, dialogue, catastrophe, nothing goes right, mentor, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
Opportunity Knocks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: mafia, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, going straight, suburbs, cons and scams, love, nothing goes right, con artists, crimes, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
The Lonely Guy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, singleness, urban, romance, hopes, mentor, couples, disorder, starting over, revenge, fight scenes, dialogue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
 6.1
 19K
HouseSitter
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, family, screwball, hidden identity, unlikely couple, divorce, couple relations, marriage, cons and scams, dishonesty, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   61%
 
 5.3
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Dear God
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When letters written to God start getting results, and replies, people everywhere are amazed. The Post Office however is annoyed.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, god, money, lawyer, anti heroes, comedy of errors, courtroom, forgery, cons and scams, life philosophy, catastrophe, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
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System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
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 3.8
 5K
Mr. Wrong
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, obsession, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, dangerous attraction, farce, wooing, fall in love, stupidity, love and romance, crazy, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
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System:   62%
    User:   56%
 
Moms' Night Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, biblical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, children, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, god, christian, disorder, christianity, family, jesus, religion, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   71%
 
Denise Calls Up
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, self discovery, unlikely friendships, couple relations, life philosophy, solitude, life & death, loneliness, relationships, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
 5.9
 37K
Guess Who
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, interracial romance, marriage, racism, farce, interracial relations, race issues, parents and children, family, stereotypes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, buddies, lame, looking for sex, stupidity, virginity, disorder, friends, friendship, writers, absurdism, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   60%
    User:   53%
 

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 6.4
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The Brothers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, relationships, hip hop, couple relations, stereotypes, women, twentysomething life, unlikely friendships, dialogue, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
 4.9
 3K
Casual Sex?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can't find the perfect man, and this forces them to reconsider their attitudes to men in general.
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sex, romance, resort, friends, best friends, buddies, unlikely couple, women, battle of the sexes, guilty pleasure, opposites attract, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, london
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System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
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