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Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
 5.9
 106K
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, feel good, not serious, sentimental, funny, absurd, talky, entertaining, realistic, ridiculous ...
Plot: farce, friendship, misfit, corporate world, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, loser, goofy hero, taxidermy, mouse, idiot, employer employee relationship, stupidity, dumb, happy ending, existentialism, artist, friends, accountant, boss, social misfits, sexual content, guest, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and not serious films with plots about disorder, farce, storytelling, dialogue, brutality, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Dinner for Schmucks: Grown Ups (2010), Dumb and Dumber (1994), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Step Brothers (2008), Walk of Shame (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, friendship, friends, family life, buddies, old friends reunited, family relations, eccentric family, silly humor, disorder, grownups, group of friends ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, 70s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
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Dumb and 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, ridiculous, absurd, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, stupidity, dumb, dimwit, friendship, odd couple, buddies, adventure, parakeet, social misfits, toilet humor, illiteracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, connecticut, mississippi ...
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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: parody, humorous, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, career, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
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100%
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: sex comedy, sexy, humorous, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: loss of virginity, virginity, male virgin, shyness, flirting, friendship, adult virgin, dating, romance, first sex, silly humor, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, family relations, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, grownups, goofy hero, living with parents, adulthood, man child, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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75%
 6.0
 54K
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: funny, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: blonde, nothing goes right, journalist, disorder, comedy of errors, one night stand, drunken woman, once in a lifetime opportunity, media, race against time, stereotypes, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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100%
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, not serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, friendship, small town, teenage life, misfit, goofy hero, social misfits, eccentric family, rejection, election, adolescence, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
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100%
 5.9
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Duplex (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: humorous, twists and turns, not serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, couple relations, dark humor, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, real estate agent, old woman, unlikely criminals, parrot, nothing goes right, farce ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.9
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Year One (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: caveman, adventure, circumcision, farce, partners, social misfits, buddies, goofy hero, friends, escapades, misfit, heroes ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 108K
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: sexy, funny, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: resort, friendship, couple relations, couples, marriage, couples therapy, divorce, friends, island, disorder, farce, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
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100%
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, farce, road trip, prank, silly humor, disorder, friends, misfit partners, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, el paso texas, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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50%
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, performance, comeback, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, performer's life, ambition, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: not serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, parenthood, couples, best friends, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, friends, escapades, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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School for Scoundrels (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, loser, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, cons and scams, mentor, low self esteem, tennis, dating, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 17K
Smiley Face (2007)
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, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, escapades, roommate, comedy of errors, stoned, actor's life, disorder, hippie, stoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, fish out of water, workplace, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, estate, boss and employee, looking for love, obnoxious boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, ambition, nothing goes right, ego clash, farce, buddies, battle of the sexes, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, media satire, anchorman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: parody, humorous, cynical, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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33%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
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: not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, melancholic ...
Plot: family relations, farce, death, eccentric family, family gatherings, death in the family, silly humor, dishonesty, dwarf, presumed dead, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, realistic ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
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32%
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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: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, parody ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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 ...
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32%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Kabluey (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: Leslie is left with few options when her husband is sent back to war in the Middle East. A modest amount of help arrives in the form of his brother, Salman, who is less than prepared to care for the couple's two preadolescent boys. When Leslie ...
Style: humorous, surreal, absurd, light, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Born in East L.A. (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, parody, funny ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
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Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, disorder, riddles and clues, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, religious cult, mind control, power relations, goofy hero, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Subversive humor and childlike wonder based on both Reubens' original stage show, "The Pee-wee Herman Show," and the Emmy-winning Saturday morning TV show, "Pee-wee's Playhouse."
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%