Movies like The Dinner Game

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The Dinner Game (1998)
 7.6
 41K
The Dinner Game (1998)
Original name: Le Dîner de cons
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: feel good, funny, sentimental, humorous, talky, witty, twists and turns, light, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: french, misfit, screwball, farce, ambition, nothing goes right, disorder, goofy hero, mistaken identity, catastrophe, food, writers, obsession, wine, justice, hollywood, destiny, mentor, dumb, greed, great dialogue, creativity, prejudice, transformation, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Dinner Game

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, farce, nothing goes right, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Dinner Game: Welcome to the Sticks (2008), The Valet (2006), The Closet (2001), A Pain in the Ass (2008), A Pain in the Ass (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: humorous, funny, witty, inspirational, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: french, village life, friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, postman, happy ending, family, foe turned friend, prejudice, adaptation, post office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, provence, argentina, south of france, flanders ...
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100%
 6.6
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The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, adultery, supermodel, farce, romance, photographer, nothing goes right, pretense, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 18K
The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, workplace, pretending to be gay, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, comedy of errors, discrimination, workplace situations, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, odd couple, hotel, farce, dark humor, disorder, suicide attempt, friendship, assassination attempt, society, chance meeting, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: neurotic, funny, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, hotel room, killer, lost love, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, suicide, assassination attempt, runaway, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Waking Ned Devine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, poignant, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lottery, irish, friendship, village, small town, greed, death, lottery winner, gambling, luck, life, creativity ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: farce, surrealism, high society, satire, adultery, dark humor, absurdism, character study, smuggling, dream, visceral, guest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: absurd, light, talky, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: french, dysfunctional family, twins, self discovery, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, satire, cinema, gangsters, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: funny, feel good, humorous, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, misfit, stupidity, friendship, happy ending, dumb, corporate world, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, loser, goofy hero, taxidermy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 23K
Playtime (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Clumsy Monsieur Hulot finds himself perplexed by the intimidating complexity of a gadget-filled Paris. He attempts to meet with a business contact but soon becomes lost. His roundabout journey parallels that of an American tourist, and as they weave ...
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, funny, talky ...
Plot: tourist, restaurant, farce, culture clash, architecture, chaos, airport, fish out of water, city life, skyscraper, human existence, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, nothing goes right, couples, entity, unemployment, hopes, society, power relations, mysterious character, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, indonesia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 3K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, adultery, adulterer, nothing goes right, easter, disorder, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, airport, seduction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, exciting, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, chase, reluctant partners, fugitives, odd couple, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, unlikely criminals, nobody believes, bank robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, ...
Style: funny, sexy, witty, humorous, poignant ...
Plot: christmas, dark humor, transvestite, workplace, greed, trapped in an elevator, melancholy, fighting the system, irreverent, honest, lgbtq, suicide attempt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, japan, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 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: funny, humorous, witty, twists and turns, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: farce, idiot, firefly, chase, crazy, dumb, fantasy world, time, stupidity, police corruption, ballet, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: funny, sexy, humorous, witty, sex comedy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, transvestism, male to female cross dressing, farce, female impersonator, comedy of manners, gay couple, prejudice, homosexuality, lgbtq, gay slur ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: cote d'azur, france, saint tropez, french riviera, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Would I Lie to You? 3 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie, Dov, Yvan et les autres… Nos chaleureux amis ont migré du Sentier moribond à la banlieue florissante d’Aubervilliers… Là où les vieux entrepreneurs juifs ont laissé le terrain à de jeunes grossistes chinois courageux et ...
Style: realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, disorder, misfit, religions or cults, friends, comedy of errors, fish out of water, fall in love, partners, buddies, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: adventure, misfit, journalism, farce, buddies, heroes, friends, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, nothing goes right, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, middle east, iraq, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, adventure, culture clash, adventurer, rescue, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship, fish out of water, beautiful scenery, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, funny, talky, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, backstage, theater, theatre play, nothing goes right, disorder, love and romance, workplace situations, showbiz, farce, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, new york, manhattan new york city, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Best Friend (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a ...
Style: touching, stylized, sexy, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, business, betrayal, best friends, farce, auction, risk, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, unlikely friendships, bet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 7K
Oscar (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film originated as a play in Paris. The story focuses on the one-day adventures of Bertrand Barnier played with a genius of French cinema, Louis de Funes. In the same morning he learns that his daughter is pregnant, an employee stole a large ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, family relations, comedy of errors, farce, disorder, dishonesty, blackmail, power relations, parents and children, boss and employee, cons and scams, greed ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, relationship vs career, workplace romance, law firm, couples, ambition, workplace, rise to the top, office, multiple outcomes, repeated event, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.0
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Camping (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Michel Saint-Josse is on his way to Spain where he hopes to spend a stress-free holiday in a luxury hotel with his teenage daughter Vanessa. When his car breaks down near a camping, Michel accepts the offer of help from an extrovert ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: camp, friendship, beach, nothing goes right, buddies, family relations, disorder, resort, fish out of water, snobbism, husband wife relationship, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, funny, buddy movie, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: french, prison, unlikely partners, prison escape, unlikely friendships, on the run, crimes, odd couple, buddy, crazy, revenge plot, chase ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, poland, argentina, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: farce, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, juvenile delinquency, chaos and mayhem, working class, class differences, bazooka, factory worker, bureaucracy, bourgeoisie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Vive la France (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: nude beach, terrorism, culture clash, fish out of water, farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, partners, mistaken identity, disorder, society, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: parody, humorous, splatter, talky, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, weed, twins, adventure, mistaken identity, farce, runaway, finnish, violence, vengeance, torture, first contact ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: funny, sexy, surreal, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Plot: transvestism, gay, lgbt, transsexual, farce, espionage, spy, lgbtq, unlikely friendships, cross dressing, british, stereotypes ...
Time: 70s
Place: saint tropez, italy, europe, french riviera, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: disorder, elderly, nothing goes right, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%