Movies like Caddyshack

If you like "Caddyshack" you are looking for humorous, not serious and light movies about / with golf, sport, cheating, bet, rivalry, golf course and country club themes of Comedy and Sport genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Caddyshack (1980)
 7.3
 98K
Caddyshack (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favour of the elitist Judge Smails, and then the caddy golf tournament which Smails sponsors.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, intense, captivating, entertaining, realistic, funny, clever, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: golf, sport, cheating, bet, rivalry, golf course, country club, misfit, ambition, buddies, competition, bishop, lightning, explosion, class differences, underwear, chase, redemption, obsession, friends, family relations, couple relations, contests and competitions, partners, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Caddyshack

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, funny and light films with plots about rivalry, catastrophe, mentor, brutality, storytelling, dialogue and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Caddyshack: Happy Gilmore (1996), Kingpin (1996), Back to School (1986), Ladybugs (1992), The Waterboy (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.8
 14K
Caddyshack II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, friendship, underdog, fish out of water, fall in love, love and romance, contests and competitions, blind ambition, parents and children, rivalry, ambition, snobbism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 183K
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, rivalry, against the odds, contests and competitions, ambition, fish out of water, championship, misfit, disorder, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 72K
Kingpin (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man, bowling, sport, fish out of water, on the road, against the odds, championship, contests and competitions, prodigy, buddies, success, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1979, 1990s, year 1969 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 26K
Back to School (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, fish out of water, switching roles, parents and children, college life, youth, family relations, disorder, follow your dream, teachers and students, father son relationship, university ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1940, future
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
misfit movies
3494
ambition movies
3228
buddies movies
2842
usa movies
usa
11462
 5.4
 8K
Ladybugs (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, sport, family, farce, youth, gender, ambition, friendship, underdog, sport team, power relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 140K
The Waterboy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, ridicule, social outcast, goofy hero, ambition, misfit, athlete's life, football, low self esteem, family relations, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 54K
BASEketball (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two losers from Milwaukee, Coop & Remer, invent a new game playing basketball, using baseball rules. When the game becomes a huge success, they, along with a billionaire's help, form the Professional Baseketball League where everyone ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, friends, baseball, basketball, rise to the top, partners, ambition, rivalry, business, cheerleading, sportscaster, party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, competition, sport, against the odds, rivalry, coach, contests and competitions, financial problem, health situation, uninhibited rivalry, friends, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 75K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, inspirational, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: basketball, championship, sport, coach, merger, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, cheerleader ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 58K
Major League (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, rivalry, ambition, professional sports, follow your dream, rise to the top, contests and competitions, against the odds, athlete and trainer, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, miami, florida, new york, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 7K
Easy Money (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: gambling, farce, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, couples, dishonesty, family life, buddies, family relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 43K
Tin Cup (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, psychologist, romance, love and romance, fall in love, contests and competitions, love triangle, man-woman relation, opposites attract, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 9K
Celtic Pride (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, basketball, sport, unlikely criminals, missing person, partners, buddies, friends, ambition, contests and competitions, confined, basketball player ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 149K
Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, sport, farce, competition, championship, friendship, coach, ambition, lifestyle, skating, sex addict, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, ukraine, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: owl, tennis, tennis racket, tennis ball, underdog, misfit, high school life, lifestyle, disorder, youth, rivalry, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 19K
Bad News Bears (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, little league, redemption, family, single parent, youth, stadium, against the odds, ambition, gays and lesbians, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ready to Rumble (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, sport, ambition, friendship, goofy hero, follow your dream, athlete's life, underdog, down on your luck, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 18K
Meatballs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tripper is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he's young at heart and only marginally more mature than the campers themselves. Tripper befriends Rudy, a loner camper who has trouble fitting in. As ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, rivalry, camp, youth, friends, rich and poor, mischievous children, prank, flirting, toothpick, ketchup, french fries ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
The Cheerleaders (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of cheerleaders from the local high school decide to show their school spirit for their football team by sleeping with the opponents the night before the game so that they can be so worn out the opposition won't be able to play.
Style: not serious, humorous, sexy, realistic
Plot: cheerleader, farce, high school, shower, sex, looking for sex, contests and competitions, teenage life, youth, ambition, sexual relations, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, sport, gambling, racism, blacks and whites, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, african american, racial stereotype, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 34K
The Ringer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pressured by a greedy uncle (Brian Cox) and a pile of debt, lovable loser Steve Barker (Knoxville) resorts to an unthinkable, contemptible, just-crazy-enough-to-work scheme. He pretends to be mentally challenged to rig the upcoming Special Olympics ...
Style: humorous, light, idiotic, absurd, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, mentally challenged, rivalry, ambition, dishonesty, friendship, love and romance, lie, down syndrome, sleazy, bet, make believe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 1K
Pucked (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Hopper is a former lawyer, long-term loser and constant dreamer - and frankly, probably just not all that bright. When he receives a credit card in the mail, he believes he's hit the jackpot. It's not long before he's working ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: nothing goes right, contests and competitions, partners, against the odds, buddies, small town life, disorder, rivalry, underdog, ambition, small town, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Replacements (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, contests and competitions, hopes, rivalry, against the odds, ambition, athlete and trainer, happy ending, cheerleader, bar fight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
The Great White Hype (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxer, investigation, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, cons and scams, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, power relations, underdog, boxing ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.1
 5K
Surf School (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one important thing...learn to surf! We're taking your ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, sport, high school, social misfits, love affair, teenage life, teenage love, ambition, youth, best friends, cinderella story, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 106K
Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, rivalry, sex, rebelliousness, youth, chaos and mayhem, looking for sex, college freshman, party, probation, college campus, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Johnny Be Good (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, football movie, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: sport, high school, college, vengeance, coming of age, underdog, sport team, friends, social relations, power relations, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: texas, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 41K
Fired Up! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math. The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
Style: not serious, feel good, witty, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, high school, football, rivalry, buddies, teenage love, looking for sex, contests and competitions, teenage life, plan gone awry, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 32K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, feel good, cynical, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport, small town, sport team, violence, hockey, partners, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, opponent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 11K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: humorous, not serious, inspirational, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, rivalry, college, coach, parody, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, social relations, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%