Movies like Clerks

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Clerks (1994)
 7.7
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Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sincere, talky, cynical, intellectual, tragicomedy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, sarcasm, everyday life, satire, friendship, workplace, friendship between men, ice hockey, death, jealousy, anger, funeral, salesman, friends, couple relations, cult, girlfriend, career, love and romance, couples, boss, store, conflict, young man, desperation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and witty films with plots about friendship, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, friends and satire mostly in Comedy, Romance and Animation genres. Some movies like Clerks: Mallrats (1995), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Office Space (1999), Waiting... (2005), I Heart Huckabees (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Clerks II (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, everyday life, loser, workplace, geek, buddies, partners, social misfits, friends, coworker, human relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
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100%
 7.0
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Mallrats (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Both dumped by their girlfriends, two best friends seek refuge in the local mall.
Style: humorous, talky, cynical, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slacker, shopping mall, friendship, farce, marijuana, love and romance, youth, troublemaker, rivalry, loser, absurdism, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, hollywood, hitchhiker, monkey actor, escapades, friendship, drug dealing, encounter, obsessive quest, heist, movie business, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
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Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: humorous, witty, satirical, clever, absurd ...
Plot: office, workplace, dark humor, corporate world, computer cracker, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, embezzlement, workplace situations, suburbs, dull life, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: waiter, friendship, restaurant, workplace, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, buddies, prank, workplace situations, wooing, staff, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Style: humorous, surreal, witty, not serious, philosophical ...
Plot: existentialism, jealousy, private detective, surveillance, investigation, divorce, suburbs, rivalry, self discovery, escapades, strong sexual content, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Clerks (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Clerks is an American animated sitcom based on Kevin Smith's 1994 comedy of the same name. It was developed for television by Smith, Smith's producing partner Scott Mosier and former Seinfeld writer David Mandel with character designs by ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, satire, disorder, everyday life, master villain, save the day, buddies, escapades, workplace situations, millionaire, slacker, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, buddies, lifestyle, store, human nature, infidelity, social differences, couple relations, city life, parents and children, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 104K
Four Rooms (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job...and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments. It seems that this evening's room service is serving up one unbelievable happening after ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, suspense, absurd, neurotic ...
Plot: dark humor, workplace situations, gangsters, hotel, witch, bet, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water, disorder, hotel room, mischievous children, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, gambling, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, change of luck, dark humor, feud, jealousy, money, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 1K
Film Geek (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic.
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: obsession, friendship, introspection, lifestyle, workplace situations, looking for love, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, computers and web, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsessed fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, career, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously ...
Style: sex comedy, sexual, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: porn, pornographic video, strong sexual content, filmmaking, romance, best friends, platonic, adult filmmaking, fall in love, small town, love of one's life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mutual Appreciation (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend. Film of the ...
Style: witty, touching, sincere, humorous, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, musician, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, musician's life, couple relations, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, partners, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, phone sex, masturbation, eccentricity, loneliness, dark humor, technology, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the brink of suicide and is losing touch with reality.
Style: surreal, tragicomedy, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, losing-it hero, self discovery, against the rules, small town life, small town, couple relations, satire, success, friendship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 82K
Grandma's Boy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets kicked out of his apartment and is forced to move in with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, marijuana, stoners, stoner, roommate, sexual humor, eviction, stupidity, slacker, geek, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, disorder, fighting the system, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee, fish out of water, introspection, thirtysomething life, obnoxious boss, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, writer's block, art, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, heaven and hell, ex couple relations, glory, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, performance, artists and showbiz, social problems, everyday life, sexual activity, society, lifestyle, stand up comedian, joke, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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27%
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, satire, on the road, fired from the job, couples, nothing goes right, americana, self discovery, fish out of water, promotion, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, journalist, journalism, media satire, jealousy, friendship, rivalry, media, satire, boss, tv show, producer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: suburbs, satire, neighbor, couple relations, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, family problems, unsupportive spouse, infidelity, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, dark humor, friendship, lifestyle, society, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, buddies, down on your luck, disorder, fictional reality ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, italy, usa, europe, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: grudge, vaudeville, friendship, couple relations, showbiz, friends, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: society, self discovery, friendship, friends, ambition, lifestyle, youth, dull life, unfulfillment, hopes, twentysomething life, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
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Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, party, disorder, college life, student, marital problem, adolescence vs adulthood, student life, youth, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Foot Fist Way (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, life is a bitch, buddies, ambition, disorder, friendship, school, infidelity, contests and competitions, goofy hero, breaking point ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
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Glory Daze (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, college, relationship vs career, graduation, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, nightlife, college life, student life, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, ironic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, dream, star trek, satire, stereotypes, lifestyle, obsession, love triangle, addiction, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%