Movies like Dinner for Schmucks

If you like "Dinner for Schmucks" you are looking for humorous, not serious and feel good movies about / with mouse, misfit, idiot, taxidermy, friendship, farce and corporate world themes of Comedy genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
 5.9
 88K
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. Barry's blundering but good intentions send Tim's life into a downward spiral, threatening a major business deal and possibly scuttling Tim's engagement to his fiancee.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, remake of french film, idiotic, funny, absurd, ridiculous ...
Plot: mouse, misfit, idiot, taxidermy, friendship, farce, corporate world, comedy of errors, goofy hero, mind control, screwball, social misfits, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, friends, snobbism, promotion, accountant, plan gone awry, guest, loser, artist, male nudity, female stalker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Dinner for Schmucks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and funny films with plots about disorder, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, friends and misfit mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Dinner for Schmucks: The Dinner Game (1998), Role Models (2008), The Brothers Solomon (2007), Moms' Night Out (2014), Billy Madison (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, goofy hero, social misfits, buddies, best friends, partners, disorder, obsessive quest, dumb, misfit, family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Dinner Game (1998)
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: witty, talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: goofy hero, french, farce, nothing goes right, ambition, disorder, misfit, mistress, comedy of errors, contests and competitions, fool, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.9
 207K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, womanizer, dimwit, community service, big brother, mentor, camping, marijuana, party, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, masturbation, coma, goofy hero, odd couple, jealousy, sibling relationship, arctic, siblings relations, misfit, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
Moms' Night Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, biblical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, children, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, disorder, parenting, stress, parent child relationship, wife husband relationship, best friends, mischievous children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 117K
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, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, graduation, delusion, inheritance, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, love and romance, misfit, rivalry, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: defector, vacation, farce, frame up, nerd, buddies, college, goofy hero, social misfits, prank, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: stoners, virginity, boss and employee, friendship, virgin, masturbation, celibacy, erection, romance, salesman, shyness, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 34K
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, not serious, realistic, sentimental, funny ...
Plot: hotel, drinking, friendship, swimming pool, infidelity, insurance, goofy hero, drugs/alcohol, disorder, one-night stand, buddies, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, buddies, wedding, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, best man, misfit, drugs/alcohol, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 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, witty, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: vaudeville, farce, buddies, goofy hero, idiot, rise to the top, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, nothing goes right, fish out of water, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 319K
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, friendship, stupidity, parakeet, social misfits, buddies, prank, gas station, adventure, road trip, misfit ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, connecticut, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 67K
Hot Rod (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, swimming pool, friendship, misfit, humiliation, slacker, neighbor, parents and children, disorder, sport, stuntman, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, nothing goes right, screwball, showbiz, restaurant, artists and showbiz, disorder, goofy hero, life turned upside down, director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 31K
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, high school, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, cheerleading, teenage love, prison, romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, surreal, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, journalism, newsroom, tv news, stupidity, farce, parody, friendship, rivalry, bet, journalist, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 28K
The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, neurotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, friends, poker, odd couple, apartment, roommate, screwball, buddies, fish out of water, misfit, suicide attempt, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 18K
Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, social misfits, friends, teachers and students, misfit, high school, best friends, youth, high school hunk, social relations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, absurdism, parody, buddies, looking for sex, disorder, friends, friendship, teenage life, misfit, youth, celibacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, buddies, farce, journalism, ego clash, media, disorder, workplace, friends, battle of the sexes, workplace romance, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bro, What Happened? (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Phil and his misfit friends score big when they are invited to the party of the century at Bob's house. Known for throwing the craziest drug, sex and booze filled parties, this was sure to be a night to remember. The only problem is that they ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, buddies, memory loss, stoners, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, social misfits, race against time, looking for sex, misfit, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: buddies, clinic, music band, cafe, musician's life, social misfits, desire for fame, friendship, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 47K
Walk of Shame (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, blonde, comedy of errors, race against time, journalist, one-night stand, media, once in a lifetime opportunity, urban, stereotypes, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 542
Rock Slyde (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Between trying to get Judy Bee (Elaine Hendrix) back and tracking down a sexy client's stalker, droll Det. Rock Slyde (Patrick Warburton) has his hands full in this comedy that also stars Rena Sofer and includes cameos by Jason Alexander, Brian ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, goofy hero, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, dishonesty, power relations, disorder, pirate, cult, fast food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Couples Retreat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, couple relations, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, island, couples therapy, resort, romance, farce, marriage, divorce, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, comedy of errors, farce, nothing goes right, obnoxious boss, drugs/alcohol, disorder, goofy hero, boss and employee, romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In The Secret Lives of Dorks, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Yet he's a dreamer and madly in love with the head cheerleader Carrie (Riley Voelkel), ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: social misfits, teenage love, high school, romance, wooing, high school life, teenage life, nothing goes right, love and romance, misfit, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 13K
Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: cross dressing, hidden identity, student life, sorority, college, gender bending, buddies, farce, comedy of errors, fish out of water, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Rolling Kansas (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a journey to a secret marijuana forest in Kansas.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: stoners, on the road, marijuana, friendship, treasure hunt, hippie, map, stripper, farce, buddies, drug dealing, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, texas, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school dance, misfit, buddies, social misfits, high school, underdog, small town, eccentric family, teenage life, goofy hero, high school life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%