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Carpool Guy (2005)
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Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use the carpool lane. The two form an unexpected bond, and Joel comes to realize that sometimes changing lanes can change your life.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic, semi serious
Plot: office, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace, odd couple, rich and poor, ambition, traffic jam, power relations, friendship, lifestyle change, advertising executive, homeless, society, couples, sexual content, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, unlikely partners, blind ambition, relationship vs career, workplace situations, footsie under the table
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about friends, disorder, friendship, workplace, ambition, rivalry and buddies mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Carpool Guy: Dumbbells (2014), Demoted (2011), Authors Anonymous (2014), A True Story (2013), Live Nude Girls (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, boss and employee, social misfits, misfit, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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95%
 5.3
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Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rivalry, rebellion, obnoxious boss, buddies, partners, silly humor, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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91%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: overnight success, rivalry, writer's life, follow your dream, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.9
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, ambition, showbiz, hollywood, buddies, friends, desire for fame, partners, writer's life, screenwriter, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Live Nude Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Shane inherits a gentleman's club from his estranged uncle, he leaves his Midwestern home for Los Angeles. Run by a booze hound and employing a dozen out of control strippers, Shane must do everything he can to save the club from ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, nightclub, boss and employee, disorder, bankruptcy, sex scene, strip club, drug use, stripper, save the day, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Da' Booty Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tyrone Johnson is in jail. As a result his sister Yolanda, an exotic dancer, inherits Tyrone's struggling hair salon business. She first sees the shop as a burden and waste of her time and puts the shop up for sale. But Yolanda eventually sees ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, society, workplace, follow your dream, independent woman, store, exotic dancer, city life, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.3
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Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, family relations, teenage life, youth, ambition, competition, fired from the job, escapades, friendship, paparazzi, jungle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
 5.0
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, americana, disorder, unemployment, dark humor, buddies, friends, partners, desire for fame, small town, ambition, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, sexual content, partners, obsessive quest, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, thailand, asia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, workplace situations, couple relations, culture clash, workplace, disorder, couples, fish out of water, social satire, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Notre univers impitoyable (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victor and Margot are both lawyers in a major consulting firm and form a solid couple in private. Yet one day they find themselves competing for the same job promotion. How will their relationship stand up to the outcome?
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, relationship vs career, workplace romance, law firm, couples, ambition, workplace, rise to the top, office, sexual content, love and romance, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 4K
The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, rivalry, misfit, society, teenage life, high school, vengeance, disorder, coming of age, prank, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 1K
Pool Party (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's your standard guy-fails-bar-exam-loses-girlfriend-works-for-a-lunatic-and-is-stalked-by-a-monkey-clown story ...with a twist.
Style: humorous, sexy, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: boss and employee, youth, silly humor, friends, couples, farce, sexual relations, lifestyle, workplace, rivalry, sexual content, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, rivalry, contests and competitions, farce, nothing goes right, partners, ambition, save the day, journey, debt, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Matter of Principles (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man with seemingly unwavering ethics is challenged by his new boss, who believes everyone has a price and it willing to prove it. In this Capra-esque tale no one leaves unscathed when principles and pragmatism collide.
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, couple relations, boss and employee, human spirit, workplace situations, couples, workplace, office, power relations, coercion, social relations, manager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, buddies, friendship, nothing goes right, stage magician, wizards and magicians, fear of flying, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, society, friendship, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 3K
Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Despite his outstanding intellect, associate professor Charlie Thurber is a chronic underachiever and has never received university tenure. Aided by his nutty best friend, Charlie launches a final effort to make the grade at Gray College. But a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: college, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, workplace, battle of the sexes, disorder, buddies, rivalry, sexual content, unsupportive coworkers, campus, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.2
 1K
The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, semi autobiographical
Plot: hollywood, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, disability, buddies, odd couple, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, youth, friends, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 284
Route 30 (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 3 interconnecting stories set along the Lincoln Highway in South Central Pennsylvania.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: farm, urban legend, society, introspection, small town, amish, adventure, writers, moving, friendship, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, dark humor, life is a bitch, odd couple, introspection, buddies, couple relations, power relations, partners, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, cons and scams, ex convict, save the day, parole, debt, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 4K
Break Up Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: BREAK UP MAN is an odd couple road movie and tells the story of Henri, who works for a break up agency in Berlin and on behalf of those who want to separate themselves from their future “ex”-partners. To complete his most important mission he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: breakup, love, odd couple, friendship, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, male female relationship, relationship problems, problem solving, couples, problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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We the Party (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dating, prom, teenage love, hip hop, youth, society, lifestyle, coming of age, sexual content, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 56
Get a Job (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to save his own job, an employment agent has to find work for the most unemployable man on Maui.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, workplace situations, workplace, partners, goofy hero, disorder, friends, adult as child, racial stereotype, wedding, hawaiian, farce
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 3K
Benched (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Nina is a dedicated, career driven corporate attorney who has a very public nervous breakdown after getting passed up for an expected promotion and now finds herself working as a public defender. Her personal and professional worlds are turned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, legal, disorder, life turned upside down, courtroom, power relations, lawyer, love and romance, courtroom drama, female protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 521
Closing Escrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.
Style: humorous, cynical, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, ambition, satire, real estate, couples, marriage, contests and competitions, unplanned pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, workplace, boss and employee, cooking and food, power relations, obnoxious boss, rivalry, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 548
Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: unlikely couple, youth, nothing goes right, odd couple, lifestyle, couples, disorder, friends, eccentric family, small town, introspection, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Unexpected Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Juanito moved to New York to succeed as an actor. Years have gone by but success has not come his way and now he takes an odd jobs to survive. One day he is visited by his apparently successful cousin. However, their life together will discover the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, nothing goes right, odd couple, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, cousin cousin relationship, society, culture clash, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%