Movies like Cabin Boy

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Cabin Boy (1994)
 5.3
 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, idiotic, surreal, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: adventure, adventurer, prank, mistaken identity, prostitute, danger, nothing goes right, goofy hero, ship, justice, dumb, pirate, ocean or sea, friends, dangerous animal, forces of nature, buddies, escapades, disorder, stupidity, boat, sea, monster, giant, monkey ...
Place: usa, hawaii

Most similar movies to Cabin Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, not serious and melancholic films with plots about disorder, dialogue, destiny, fight scenes, mentor, fantasy world and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like Cabin Boy: Tommy Boy (1995), Trial and Error (1997), Carry on Jack (1964), Joe Dirt (2001), You, Me and Dupree (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 72K
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, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, road trip, buddies, family relations, inheritance, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, on the road, funeral ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, small town, lawyer, fish out of water, legal, comedy of errors, goofy hero, cons and scams, legal action, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: ship, ocean or sea, battles, battle zone, pirate, danger, best friends, military, rivalry, adventurer, gang, parody ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: england, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
 48K
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, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, janitor, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, goofy hero, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, misfit, buddies, family relations, meteorite ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, louisiana, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: workaholic, friends, nothing goes right, couple relations, love and romance, masturbation, disorder, best friend, wedding, homeless, school teacher, prank ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 87K
Year One (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: humorous, epic, gross out humor, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, parody, circumcision, misfit, social misfits, goofy hero, farce, cavemen, danger, buddies, partners, disorder ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.4
 98K
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: humorous, not serious, satirical, absurd, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, pirate, orphan, adventure, heroic mission, young heroes, danger, nothing goes right, good versus evil, rivalry, disorder, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dungeon, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: feel good, humorous, 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 ⇓
58%
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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, humorous, funny, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: women, nothing goes right, goofy hero, comedy of errors, social misfits, dishonesty, parody, fish, fall in love, pimp, stupidity, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, comedy of errors, farce, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, estate, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, obsessive quest, goofy hero, teenage life, illness, love and romance, romance, chosen one, nightclub, mutant, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, false accusation, danger, anti heroes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, deadly, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.0
 14K
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: millionaire, heist, disability, family, chase, goofy hero, odd couple, race against time, adventurer, master criminal, fish out of water, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: feel good, humorous, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, inventor, family, family relations, experiment gone awry, parents and children, nothing goes right, escapades, inventions and discoveries, danger, disorder, baby ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
One Crazy Summer (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, youth, island, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, escapades, heroic mission, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, not serious, witty, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, parody, friendship, buddies, disorder, partners, leadership, rivalry, underdog, friends, misfit, rescue ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 20K
Down Periscope (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bumbling Navy lieutenant Tom Dodge has been given one last chance to clean up his record. But Admiral Graham, his nemesis, assigns Dodge to the Stingray, a submarine that can barely keep afloat. To add insult to injury, the Stingray is to be the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: u.s. navy, submarine, goofy hero, military, nothing goes right, ocean or sea, military life, underwater, against the odds, heroic mission, rivalry, navy ...
Place: florida, usa, russia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 13K
Senseless (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, college, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, experiment gone awry, contests and competitions, youth, blindness and impaired vision, fish out of water, talking about masturbation, mentor ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, not serious, witty, realistic, based on sketch comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, goofy hero, siblings relations, love and romance, misfit, store, mistaken identity, friends, buddies, couples, partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good, not serious, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, confined, supernatural ability, master villain, disorder, rescue, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, not serious, exciting, inspirational, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, fight, bravery, fish out of water, cons and scams, wilderness, culture clash, uninhibited rivalry, forces of nature, partners, friendship, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: treasure hunt, island, treasure, puppet, adventure, puppets, pirate, family, danger, youth, heroes, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: talky, feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: unfaithful girlfriend, love, college, on the road, romance, youth, opposites attract, nothing goes right, looking for sex, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.4
 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, witty, not serious, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: environmentalism, fish out of water, biosphere, mad scientist, chaos, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, anti heroes, nothing goes right, friends, danger, odd couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, arizona, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Carry on Columbus (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ship, sea, gender bending, disorder, parody, ambition, adventurer, ocean or sea, hidden identity, culture clash, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 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, not serious, offbeat, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, assassination attempt, undercover, heroes, secret agents, anti heroes, crimes, arms dealing, goofy hero, chases and races, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, friendship, comedy of errors, danger, gang, escapades, misfit, nothing goes right, battle, village, desert, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Donovan's Reef (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, scenic, entertaining ...
Plot: half sister, romance, priest, island, comedy of errors, clergy, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, reunion, mistaken identity, friends ...
Time: 1960s
Place: hawaii, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.8
 1K
Last Resort (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
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, disorder, partners, lifestyle, down on your luck, uncle nephew relationship, absurd humor, absurdism, scuba diving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family vacation, family problems, nothing goes right, danger, fish out of water, parents and children, family relations, disorder, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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