Movies like Chairman of the Board

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Chairman of the Board (1998)
 2.3
 6K
Chairman of the Board (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surfer becomes the head of a major company.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining, feel good, clay animation, gross out humor, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, inventor, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, misfit, mad scientist, tv show, disorder, goofy hero, ambition, workplace romance, friendship between men, invention, crazy, happy ending, friends, lifestyle, buddies, rise to the top, workplace, relationship vs career, scandal, death, shark ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: venice beach california, las vegas, california

Most similar movies to Chairman of the Board

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, melancholic and not serious films with plots about disorder, catastrophe, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, destiny and brutality mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Chairman of the Board: Brain Donors (1992), Kickin' It Old Skool (2007), Bio-Dome (1996), The New Guy (2002), The Wedding Ringer (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: ballet, farce, dishonesty, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, cons and scams, siblings relations, rivalry, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, talky, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, dancer's life, contests and competitions, follow your dream, lifestyle, love triangle, fish out of water, rivalry, youth, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 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 ⇓
86%
 5.9
 32K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, teenage love, teenagers, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, high school, cheerleading, misfit, buddies, bullying, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, social misfits, goofy hero, buddies, disorder, partners, misfit, dumb, high school, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, friends, wedding, best man, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, love and romance, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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 ⇓
76%
 6.4
 123K
Billy Madison (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: inheritance, graduation, school, adolescence vs adulthood, irresponsible, fish out of water, rivalry, elementary school, misfit, fall in love, love and romance, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sentimental, idiotic ...
Plot: friendship, misfit, corporate world, idiot, farce, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, loser, goofy hero, mouse, employer employee relationship, taxidermy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
68%
 6.3
 181K
The Internship (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, new job, google, career, starting over, boss and employee, workplace, middle aged, lifestyle change, friends, workplace situations, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 35K
Cedar Rapids (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, funny, melancholic ...
Plot: insurance, hotel, friendship, social awkwardness, goofy hero, friends, buddies, disorder, fish out of water, misfit, drinking, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Going Overboard (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, awful, funny ...
Plot: ship, ambition, cruise ship, dictator, bartender, friendship, workplace romance, fish out of water, ocean or sea, buddies, disorder, underdog ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 9K
Life Stinks (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: wealth, homeless, switching roles, survival, social differences, self discovery, society, downfall, goofy hero, fish out of water, wager, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, prank, partners, disorder, buddies, odd couple, misfit, friends, drugs/alcohol, best friends, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 333K
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, dimwit, stupidity, social misfits, parakeet, illiteracy, friendship, adventure, misfit, buddies, gas station, prank ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, mississippi, rhode island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 34K
Next Friday (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, dishonesty, society, lifestyle, disorder, siblings relations, cons and scams, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 10K
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, backstage, theater, nothing goes right, workplace situations, love and romance, disorder, showbiz, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Born in East L.A. (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: mistaken identity, deportation, immigrants, mexican, fish out of water, culture clash, parody, disorder, dishonesty, interracial relations, comedy of errors, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, heist, misfit, odd couple, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 11K
The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: rich kid, friendship, mischievous children, farce, rich and poor, family problems, youth, social differences, family, toys, spoiled brat, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, ambition, blonde, politics, beauty salon, rivalry, workplace situations, fighting the system, law school, adaptation, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, boston, u.s. capitol building, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 45K
City Slickers (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: New York meets the west in this comedy starring Billy Crystal. Three New York business men decide to take a 'Wild West' vacation that turns out to not be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, friendship, midlife crisis, cowboy, buddies, vacation, radio, cattle drive, partners, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, colorado, spain, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.6
 13K
Night Shift (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, talky ...
Plot: pimp, friendship, prostitution, morgue, cons and scams, nightlife, nightshift, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 7K
Jury Duty (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, light ...
Plot: courtroom, unemployment, jury, legal action, dishonesty, misfit, legal, fish out of water, cons and scams, hotshot lawyer, disorder, hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 2K
Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As not-quite-orderlies who're downright Disorderlies, rap-music favorites The Fat Boys rule. Playing the freewheeling caretakers of the frail Dennison (Hollywood legend Ralph Bellamy), they stir up a comedic culture clash in Palm Beach society ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, idiotic, talky ...
Plot: crimes, unlikely criminals, switching roles, fish out of water, disorder, dishonesty, misfit, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, cons and scams, goofy hero, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, teenage life, looking for sex, youth, misfit, buddies, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Still Waiting... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Shenaniganz loses all its hottest waitresses to new competitor Ta-Ta's Wing Shack -- where the scantily clad wait staff earns bigger tips -- the Shenaniganz staff aims to give Ta-Ta's its just desserts.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, boss and employee, workplace, underdog, friendship, rivalry, partners, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, feel good, not serious, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, blind ambition, workplace, workplace situations, rise to the top, boss and employee, love and romance, farce, ambition, disorder, rivalry, salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Private Resort (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jack and his buddy Ben check in at a posh Florida resort, planning to spend every hour in hot pursuit of gorgeous babes. But their plans hit a major detour when they try to bed the wife of a conniving jewel thief. They'll have to outsmart him, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: resort, youth, femme fatale, friendship, goofy hero, farce, love and romance, mistaken identity, prank, nothing goes right, teenage life, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%