Movies like Dinner for Schmucks

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Dinner for Schmucks
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, idiotic, funny, feel good, realistic, absurd, sentimental, ridiculous, satirical ...
Plot: farce, comedy of errors, mouse, goofy hero, dumb, male nudity, misfit, screwball, stupidity, social misfits, friendship, nothing goes right, dishonesty, idiot, taxidermy, disorder, workplace, friends, catastrophe, dialogue, pornography, stereotypes, mentor, mind control, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, absurd and funny films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, brutality, culture clash and adaptation mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Dinner for Schmucks: Billy Madison (1995), The Brothers Solomon (2007), The Campaign (2012), Role Models (2008), Smiley Face (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Billy Madison
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Brothers Solomon
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Audience: teens
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 6.1
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The Campaign
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, funny, biting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Role Models
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, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, high school, mentor, geek, drinking, adolescence, stupidity, drugs, friends, farce, storytelling, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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 5.8
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Smiley Face
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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 6.3
 175K
The Internship
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
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Audience: teens
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    User:   77%
 
 6.3
 34K
Cedar Rapids
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.
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    User:   54%
 
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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    User:   78%
 
 5.4
 124K
Grown Ups 2
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Country: USA
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   63%
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 6.7
 67K
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
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System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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 4.8
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Envy
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 7.0
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Grandma's Boy
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    User:   70%
 
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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    User:   49%
 
The Dinner Game
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Duration: 80 min.
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School for Scoundrels
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Place: new york, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
 5.9
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21 & Over
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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System:   59%
    User:   48%
 
Couples Retreat
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 ...
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Place: hawaii, tahiti, chicago illinois
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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
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Next Friday
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
 5.1
 12K
The Ladies Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
Ali G Indahouse
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, islam, actor's life, indians, sarcasm, parody, dumb, frame up, stupidity, religions or cults, lame ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
 4.1
 7K
Jury Duty
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
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Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
Krippendorf's Tribe
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, funny ...
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Time: 90s, 18th century
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System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
Death at a Funeral
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
 5.6
 68K
Wanderlust
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, funny, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: hippie, infidelity, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, male nudity, marijuana, couples, sarcasm, eccentricity, starting over, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, new jersey, new york
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System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
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: college, buddies, island, nerds, revenge, goofy hero, social misfits, stereotypes, prank, mentor, college life, defector ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
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