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Cabin Boy (1994)
 5.4
 8K
Cabin Boy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky, light, offbeat, cult film, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: adventure, adventurer, prank, mistaken identity, prostitute, danger, nothing goes right, goofy hero, ship, justice, catastrophe, dumb, pirate, ocean or sea, friends, dangerous animal, buddies, forces of nature, escapades, disorder, silly humor, parody, stupidity, farce, boat ...
Place: usa, hawaii

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Most similar movies to Cabin Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, not serious and absurd films with plots about disorder, farce, dialogue, adaptation, brutality, first contact and mentor mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like Cabin Boy: Tommy Boy (1995), Epic Movie (2007), A Night at the Roxbury (1998), My Boss's Daughter (2003), Trial and Error (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 74K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, road trip, buddies, inheritance, family relations, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.4
 100K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: absurd, not serious, humorous, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, pirate, magic, adventure, heroic mission, young heroes, good versus evil, nothing goes right, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, entertaining, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightclub, goofy hero, clubbing, misfit, buddies, love and romance, disorder, mistaken identity, brother brother relationship, fish out of water, father son relationship, marriage ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, workplace, fish out of water, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, romance, boss and employee, drugs/alcohol, estate, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Trial and Error (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
Plot: courtroom, legal, small town, lawyer, fish out of water, goofy hero, cons and scams, nothing goes right, legal action, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workaholic, couple relations, nothing goes right, friends, love and romance, masturbation, disorder, best friend, wedding, homeless, prank, school teacher ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Carry on Jack (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: ship, adventure, escapades, parody, rebelliousness, captivity, best friends, pirate, rivalry, military, gang, adventurer ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 7K
Caveman (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this comedy, Atouk becomes leader of the misfit cavemen. Disgraced and cast out of his tribe for lusting after Lana, the mate of tribe's head muscle man, Atouk stumbles along gathering other misfits and learning a bit about the world outside ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: parody, dinosaur, farce, caveman, friendship, heroic mission, partners, disorder, buddies, misfit, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deuce Bigalow is a less than attractive, down on his luck aquarium cleaner. One day he wrecks the house of a gigolo and needs quick money to repair it. The only way he can make it is to become a gigolo himself, taking on an unusual mix of female ...
Style: light, funny, humorous, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: women, nothing goes right, goofy hero, comedy of errors, social misfits, dishonesty, parody, fish, fall in love, prostitute, pimp, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, confined, supernatural ability, master villain, disorder, rescue, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 29K
Bubble Boy (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jimmy is young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom... who pines for the sweet caresses of girl-next-door Chloe. But when Chloe decides to marry her high school boyfriend, Jimmy -- ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, niagara falls, teenage life, obsessive quest, goofy hero, illness, romance, love and romance, chosen one, wedding, nightclub, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Big Top Pee-wee (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Paul Reubens stars as Pee-wee Herman in his second full-length film about a farmer who joins the circus after a storm drops a big tent in his front yard. Pee-wee, along with an outlandish cast of animals and circus performers, puts on the best show ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: circus, small town, farm, adventure, misfit, workplace, love triangle, trapeze, pig, romance, fall in love, family ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 50K
Joe Dirt (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, janitor, family relations, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, idaho, california, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, baby, inventor, giant, family, experiment gone awry, parents and children, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, escapades, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A slovenly cable repairman becomes a big-city health inspector and is tasked with uncovering the source of a food poisoning epidemic.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, investigation, incompetent official, misfit, disorder, partners, crimes, restaurant, undercover, mother daughter relationship, justice, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, disturbing, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, eccentric family, anti hero, danger, fish out of water, nothing goes right, anti heroes, goofy hero, false accusation, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Strange Wilderness (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, obsessive quest, animal life, escapades, disorder, race against time, rivalry, prank, nothing goes right, workplace, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, ecuador, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 6K
The Stupids (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, cult film, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: farce, conspiracy, crimes, chases and races, heroes, arms dealing, anti heroes, secret agents, goofy hero, undercover, fish out of water, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.6
 10K
Delta Farce (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, friendship, comedy of errors, danger, gang, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battles, battle, village, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 15K
Almost Heroes (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two hapless explorers lead an ill-fated 1804 expedition through the Pacific Northwest in a hopeless, doomed effort to reach the Pacific Ocean before Lewis and Clark.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, inspirational, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, fight, bravery, cons and scams, fish out of water, wilderness, culture clash, partners, forces of nature, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, race against time ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 46K
Tammy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, escapades, road trip, nothing goes right, unemployment, grandmother granddaughter relationship, female protagonist, alcoholic, adventure, mentor, disorder, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 18K
Jackass 3.5 (2011)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jackass 3.5 is a 2011 sequel to Jackass 3D, composed of unused footage shot during the filming of Jackass 3D and interviews from cast and crew
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, danger, prank, vandalism, buddies, disorder, young people, friends, goofy hero, chaos, adaptation, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.8
 1K
Last Resort (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam and Dave are living the boring life until they are beckoned to Sam's uncle's Island. When they get there (still not quite sure how that worked) they are compelled by beautiful women and a dastardly enemy of the Island. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, island, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, disorder, lifestyle, down on your luck, uncle nephew relationship, absurdism, absurd humor, scuba diving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 2.8
 56K
Date Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man (Campbell), his crush (Hannigan), his parents (Coolidge, Willard), and her father (Griffin).
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: parody, farce, looking for love, nothing goes right, wedding, couples, disorder, family life, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 1K
Safari (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Richard Dacier owns a tour agency specialized on organizing safaris for European tourists eager to confront the African wild life. Actually, he took the job after his father and never went into the savanna by himself. As he owes big money to some ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: safari, adventure, wilderness, fish out of water, tour guide, culture clash, on the road, animal life, disorder, escapades, danger, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 20K
Captain Ron (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When mild-mannered Martin Harvey finds out that he has inherited a vintage yacht, he decides to take his family on a Caribbean vacation to retrieve the vessel. Upon arriving on a small island and realizing that the ship is in rough shape, Martin and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, cult film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, eccentric family, family life, disorder, ocean or sea, profanity, silly humor, fish out of water, misfit, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, college, romance, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, unlikely couple, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: not serious, road movie, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, prank, farce, buddies, cross country, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit partners, escapades, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 25K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, experimental, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, environmentalism, biosphere, mad scientist, anti heroes, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, silly humor, friends, odd couple, misfit, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 7K
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, saga, exciting, not serious, cult movie cast ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, danger, disorder, buddies, partners, escapades, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%