Movies like Carpool Guy

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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, workplace intrigue, rivalry, workplace, odd couple, rich and poor, ambition, traffic jam, power relations, homeless, friendship, lifestyle change, advertising executive, society, partners, blind ambition, couples, unlikely partners, disorder, nothing goes right, relationship vs career, workplace situations, sexual content, 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, captivating and semi serious films with plots about friends, disorder, workplace, friendship, rivalry, buddies and workplace situations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime 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.
 3.5
 695
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, friends, misfit, boss and employee, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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95%
 5.4
 2K
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rebelliousness, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, partners, rebellion, obnoxious boss, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, follow your dream, writer's life, ambition, misfit, couples, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, society, blind ambition, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.1
 220
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, light, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, friends, buddies, hollywood, showbiz, desire for fame, writer's life, partners, rivalry, screenwriter, youth ...
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, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, disorder, boss and employee, nightclub, bankruptcy, sex scene, drug use, strip club, stripper, save the day, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, follow your dream, society, workplace, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, independent woman, store, exotic dancer, anti heroes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.4
 740
Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, youth, teenage life, family relations, competition, fired from the job, grocery store, escapades, friendship, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, partners, buddies, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa, los angeles, thailand, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.0
 1K
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, dark humor, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, americana, disorder, partners, unemployment, friends, buddies, desire for fame, ambition, unfulfillment, nasa, experimenting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, culture clash, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, couples, social satire, fish out of water, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, workplace romance, relationship vs career, law firm, couples, workplace, ambition, rise to the top, office, love and romance, legal, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.9
 826
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, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, boss and employee, silly humor, farce, sexual relations, couples, friends, lifestyle, workplace, pool party, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: on the road, friendship, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, ambition, nothing goes right, farce, save the day, journey, contest, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, workplace situations, boss and employee, couple relations, human spirit, workplace, couples, power relations, office, coercion, social relations, dignity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, cons and scams, family relations, looking for love, society, friendship, hidden identity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 3K
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
Plot: breakup, odd couple, friendship, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, love, friends, money, break-up
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 5K
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, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, wizards and magicians, guillotine, contests and competitions, odd couple, artists and showbiz, ambition, buddies, friendship, parody, nothing goes right, stage magician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 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, touching, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, vengeance, high school, youth, disorder, society, misfit, teenage life, coming of age, rivalry, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.1
 3K
Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, workplace intrigue, teachers and students, battle of the sexes, workplace, disorder, buddies, rivalry, social relations, friends, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, yale university, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, friendship, disability, nothing goes right, partners, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life, wish come true, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: dark humor, cynical, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, life is a bitch, odd couple, introspection, couple relations, buddies, partners, power relations, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 253
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, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: farm, urban legend, introspection, small town, society, amish, adventure, writers, friendship, moving, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 767
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: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: rivalry, contests and competitions, cons and scams, friends, warden, race against time, ambition, ex convict, contest, save the day, parole, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 3K
Benched (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, legal, disorder, life turned upside down, courtroom, power relations, lawyer, love and romance, courtroom drama
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 479
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, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, eccentric family, social relations, family relations, satire, ambition, real estate, couples, marriage, contests and competitions, dead animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 515
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: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, couples, friends, unlikely couple, youth, nothing goes right, odd couple, lifestyle, eccentric family, introspection, small town, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 2K
Miss Nobody (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, crimes, rivalry, workplace, deadly, rise to the top, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 1K
Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, absurd ...
Plot: law firm, workplace, fighting the system, nothing goes right, introspection, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, thirtysomething life, misfit, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, blind ambition, farce, workplace, disorder, salesman, workplace situations, boss and employee, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%