Movies like Clerks

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Clerks (1994)
 7.8
 200K
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: talky, witty, clever, humorous, cynical, sincere, offbeat, tragicomedy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, friendship, death, jealousy, funeral, anger, hockey, convenience store, male friendship, everyday life, cult, friends, girlfriend, couple relations, career, partners, love and romance, desperation, coworker, boss, human nature, couples, slacker, young people, mishap ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 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 mentor, friendship, dialogue, storytelling, drinking, life philosophy and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Clerks: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Mallrats (1995), Office Space (1999), Chasing Amy (1997), Sour Grapes (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 124K
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, talky, clever, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, loser, everyday life, workplace, geek, workplace situations, petty job, love and romance, human relationship, thirtysomething life, couple relations, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ 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, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, hitchhiker, hollywood, chase, on the road, robbery, lesbian, monkey actor, theft, drug dealing, gay slur, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 108K
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: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slacker, marijuana, shopping mall, farce, rivalry, friendship, loser, shopping, bandleader, young people, suburbs, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 225K
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: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, dull life, unlikely criminals, blackmail, workplace situations, coworker relationship, party, friendship, corporate world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.3
 125K
Chasing Amy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, sexuality, jealousy, bisexuality, romance, opposites attract, unlikely relationship, couple relations, twentysomething life, friendship, break up, sexual exploration ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, dishonesty, partners, gambling, change of luck, nothing goes right, jealousy, feud, money, friendship, stupidity ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, offbeat, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, store, infidelity, friends, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, city life, getting along, manners, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 83K
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, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: restaurant, friendship, party, workplace romance, waiter, employer employee relationship, speaking german, screaming, chef, workplace, buddies, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.2
 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: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, friendship, looking for love, workplace romance, disorder, couples, workplace, stalking, underdog, store, misfit, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: humorous, feel good, sexual, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: pornography, strong sexual content, porn, romance, filmmaking, best friends, sexual attraction, sexual activity, fall in love, small town, love of one's life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: telephone, masturbation, answering machine, friendship, self discovery, friends, couple relations, computers and web, love and romance, family relations, romance, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: humorous, stylized, realistic, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, gay slur, journalist, weatherman, rivalry, new job, comeback, nervous breakdown, depression, erection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, clever, touching ...
Plot: reunion, grudge, vaudeville, actor's life, showbiz, odd couple, friendship, love and romance, friends, couple relations, golden years, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: mumblecore, realistic, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, musician, lifestyle, human nature, musician's life, partners, couples, signal, twentysomething life, couple relations, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, losing-it hero, self discovery, small town life, small town, against the rules, couple relations, success, friendship, extramarital affair, adaptation ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.3
 91K
Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: gross out humor, not serious, satirical, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, hollywood, stupidity, dishonesty, teenage life, buddies, escapades, superhero, lifestyle, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, teenager, adolescence, high school, friendship, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, party, coming-of-age, small town, americana, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.6
 3K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, college, relationship vs career, graduation, student, teacher, party, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love, nightlife, college life, singleness ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, rivalry, male friendship, college life, buddies, sport team, friends, youth, friendship, baseball, friendship between men, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 73K
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, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, eviction, party, roommate, stoner, stupidity, workplace, geek, video game, virginity, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 8K
SubUrbia (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, racism, showbiz, society, introspection, human nature, lifestyle, partners, buddies, teenage life, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Sleepwalk with Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: sleepwalking, love and romance, couples, adulthood, loser, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, comedian, wedding, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: generation gap, coming of age, friendship, high school, family relations, when the parents are away, teenage life, car theft, independence, high school life, student, museum ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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The Lonely Guy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, singleness, starting over, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, loneliness, honeymoon, cruise, traffic jam, adaptation, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: humorous, touching, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gay, lesbian, friends, couples, dishonesty, gender, sexual abuse, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 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, talky, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, boss and employee, nothing goes right, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, down on your luck, disorder, obnoxious boss, fighting the system, introspection, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: humorous, offbeat, realistic, surreal, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, journalism, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, dog, bet, journalist, newsroom, tv news, media satire, parody ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1980, future
Place: usa, california, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prom, friendship, high school, fashion, job seeking, reunion, best friend, high school reunion, love and romance, vengeance, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, tucson arizona, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, coming of age, friendship, workplace, youth, boss and employee, love and romance, workplace situations, friends, power relations, swimming, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, clever, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's block, human nature, suffering, midlife crisis, postmodernism, heaven and hell, glory, ex couple relations, writer's life, artists and showbiz, estrangement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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