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The Darwin Awards (2006)
 5.9
 10K
The Darwin Awards (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After botching the capture of a notorious serial killer, idiosyncratic detective Michael Burrows loses his job with the San Francisco Police. He becomes an investigator for an insurance company and joins forces with a cynical field agent to probe suspicious and unusual deaths.
Style: humorous, realistic, intellectual, semi serious, neurotic, funny, suspense, light, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, insurance, law enforcement, on the road, skyscraper, stupidity, white trash, crimes, murder mystery, investigation, teamwork, partners, profiler, adventure, romantic relationship, love and romance, escapades, team, humour, humanity, detective inspector, romantic friendship, forensics, serial killer, police detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to The Darwin Awards

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and weird films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, brutality, life philosophy and first contact mostly in Comedy, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Darwin Awards: Waking Up in Reno (2002), The Mexican (2001), The Last Shot (2004), Tammy (2014), Modern Romance (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, infidelity, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, on the road, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 108K
The Mexican (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, kidnapping, hitman, one last job, nothing goes right, fish out of water, road trip, crimes, escapades, criminal heroes, love and romance, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, los angeles, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Last Shot (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forgery, special agents, investigation, hollywood, dishonesty, crimes, artists and showbiz, law enforcement, organized crime, undercover, sting operation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa, houston texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.9
 51K
Tammy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, absurd, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, escapades, road trip, nothing goes right, unemployment, grandmother granddaughter relationship, female protagonist, alcoholic, adventure, mentor, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, love and romance, couples, self discovery, breakup, fall in love, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, honest, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.2
 959
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, workplace, forgery, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, screwball, workplace situations, cons and scams, innocence lost, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 1K
Conception (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Conception is a clever, romantic comedy that proves it takes more than sex to make a baby. From a couple fighting the odds of fertility to young teenagers losing their virginity, the film follows nine very different couples on the night they ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, first sex, sexual relations, couple relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, pregnancy, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 10
MOMMAP (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Style: captivating, funny, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: deception, adventure, escapades, romantic relationship, humour, love and romance, conundrum, treasure map, mansion, adventurer, baptism, sociopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Moving McAllister (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rick Robinson, a law intern, is scheduled to take the bar exam in just four days. Anxious to score points with his boss Mr. McAllister, Rick unwisely agrees to help the man move. The next day, Rick finds himself in a moving van from Miami to Los ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: intern, road trip, unlikely couple, opposites attract, nothing goes right, love and romance, race against time, couple relations, on the road, hitchhiker, pets, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 4K
Vibes (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Medium Sylvia Pickel and psychometrist Nick Deezy meet at a psychic research facility in New York. Not long after, they're contacted by Harry Buscafusco, who offers them $50,000 to find his lost son in South America, in the heart of Incan ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, melancholic, splatter ...
Plot: mountain, investigation, murder, on the road, forbidden love, adventure, romance, supernatural, escapades, misfit, unlikely partners, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: ecuador, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lust for Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Winning your childhood sweetheart can create more problems than it solves.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, funny, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, best friends, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, couples, love affair, relationships, relationship problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual humor, romantic triangle, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 33K
Bubble Boy (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jimmy is young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom... who pines for the sweet caresses of girl-next-door Chloe. But when Chloe decides to marry her high school boyfriend, Jimmy -- ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: niagara falls, self discovery, teenage life, youth, goofy hero, obsessive quest, illness, love and romance, romance, stereotypes, wedding, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 1K
Dopamine (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Rand is a computer animator, who has created an artificial intelligence creature designed to interact with children and teach them responsibility. When his prototype is forced into practice at a school, Rand encounters Sarah, a teacher he was ...
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, looking for love, love affair, pets, a.i., love, artificial intelligence, science, loneliness, technology, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sweetest Thing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Christina's love life is stuck in neutral. After years of avoiding the hazards of a meaningful relationship, one night while club-hopping with her girlfriends, she meets Peter, her perfect match. Fed up with playing games, she finally gets the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, buddies, disorder, opposites attract, fall in love, female friendship, roommate, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Say It Isn't So (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Boy meets girl; boy falls in love (and had wild, non-stop sex) with girl; boy loses girl... when they discover they are brother and sister! But when he learns that he's the victim of the ultimate case of mistaken identity, the lovesick young ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, romance, disorder, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, farce, family relations, siblings relations, love affair, lovers reunited, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, indiana, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dream with the Fishes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A suicidal man who can't kill himself agrees to finance his terminally ill neighbor's bucket list of fantasies if, at the end, the neighbor will kill him.
Style: realistic, semi serious, gloomy, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, nothing to lose, life is a bitch, voyeurism, self discovery, addiction, suicide, drugs, bowling, death, hospital, fish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Roadside Prophets (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Plot: motorcycle, desert, friendship, on the road, hotel, adventure, loner, journey, life philosophy, obsession, last wish, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crimes, partners, disorder, couples, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Life's an Itch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A married man reaches the point where he questions everything: career, creativity and even his marriage. Hilarious complications and temptations arise when his wife invites her open-minded (and very sexy) yoga instructor to stay in the guest house ...
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, love, yoga, husband wife relationship, romantic relationship, couple relations, relationships, yoga instructor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 9K
Cabin Boy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, mistaken identity, adventurer, prank, prostitute, goofy hero, nothing goes right, ship, justice, catastrophe, dumb, silly humor ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A slovenly cable repairman becomes a big-city health inspector and is tasked with uncovering the source of a food poisoning epidemic.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, investigation, disorder, incompetent official, crimes, partners, misfit, restaurant, undercover, mother daughter relationship, justice, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 17K
The Ten (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.
Style: cynical, not serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: nudist, moral dilemma, human nature, dark humor, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, violence, ventriloquist dummy, parachutist, atheism, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., mexico, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 143K
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: inheritance, butler, small town, fish out of water, small town life, rise to the top, opposites attract, kindness, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new hampshire, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, college, romance, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, unlikely couple, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 76K
Wanderlust (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Plot: hippie, nudism, couple relations, nudist, couples, silly humor, social relations, counterculture, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: road movie, humorous, realistic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, cross country, plan gone awry, amusement park, on the road, adventure, couple relations, couples, disorder, youth, relatives, family holiday ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, arizona, kansas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 11K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, couple relations, workplace intrigue, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, couples, sexual relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, tucson arizona, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Going the Distance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Erin and Garrett are very much in love. When Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her journalism degree and Garrett stays behind in New York to work in the music industry, they gamely keep the romance alive with webcams and frequent-flyer miles. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: long distance relationship, intern, masturbation, newspaper, phone sex, lovers apart, love affair, romance, unlikely relationship, fall in love, couple relations, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
They Came Together (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A small business owner is about to lose her shop to a major corporate development.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, satirical, light ...
Plot: opposites attract, disagreement, romance, cliche, restaurant, accountant, sarcasm, stupidity, love and romance, disorder, couples, jealous spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All About Steve (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After one short date, a brilliant crossword constructor decides that a CNN cameraman is her true love. Because the cameraman's job takes him hither and yon, she crisscrosses the country, turning up at media events as she tries to convince him ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: blind date, romance, love and romance, wooing, on the road, looking for love, blind ambition, optimism, hostage situation, mine, weirdo, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, sacramento california, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%