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Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
 5.9
 91K
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, sentimental, feel good, realistic, not serious, remake of french film, idiotic, funny, absurd, ridiculous ...
Plot: mouse, friendship, corporate world, taxidermy, idiot, misfit, farce, friends, artist, loser, accountant, dishonesty, social misfits, disorder, nothing goes right, guest, comedy of errors, screwball, goofy hero, snobbism, plan gone awry, promotion, male nudity, dancing, businessman ...
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 idiotic films with plots about catastrophe, brutality, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, pornography and disorder mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Dinner for Schmucks: The Dinner Game (1998), Billy Madison (1995), The Brothers Solomon (2007), Role Models (2008), The New Guy (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, french, mistress, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, ambition, misfit, guest, accountant, comedy of errors, naivete ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, social misfits, goofy hero, best friends, buddies, partners, obsessive quest, disorder, misfit, dumb, high school, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 120K
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, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: inheritance, graduation, school, adolescence vs adulthood, irresponsible, fish out of water, elementary school, rivalry, misfit, fall in love, goofy hero, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, coma, masturbation, odd couple, misfit, adoption, siblings relations, social misfits, love and romance, family relations, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, realistic, feel good, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vacation, farce, frame up, defector, nerd, college, youth, teenage life, rivalry, prank, friendship, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: campus, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 210K
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, feel good, sentimental, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, mentor, friendship, high school, marijuana, party, camping, community service, big brother, womanizer, dimwit, geek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 32K
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, teenage love, starting over, goofy hero, high school life, high school, cheerleading, misfit, buddies, romance, teenager, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, exciting, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, journalism, workplace, danger, weatherman, buddies, anchor, disorder, partners, farce, media, workplace romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: humorous, realistic, surreal, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, journalism, jealousy, rivalry, dog, friendship, bet, journalist, newsroom, tv news, media satire, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, future
Place: usa, new york, california, san diego california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 35K
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, sentimental, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: hotel, drinking, insurance, friendship, swimming pool, infidelity, goofy hero, drugs/alcohol, friends, fish out of water, weekend, social awkwardness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin, iowa, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sentimental, realistic, biblical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, youth, best friends, couples, disorder, comedy of errors, friends, couple relations, wrong place wrong time, nothing goes right, family relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, teenage life, buddies, misfit, looking for sex, youth, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sexual, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: stoners, friendship, virginity, masturbation, dating, racial slur, erection, celibacy, salesman, marijuana, shyness, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, crumbling marriage, couple relations, island, resort, nothing goes right, farce, couples therapy, marriage, couples, romance, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 4K
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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 ...
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Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 24K
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: environmentalism, fish out of water, mad scientist, chaos, buddies, partners, disorder, odd couple, misfit, nothing goes right, anti heroes, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 127K
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, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 326K
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, stupidity, friendship, dimwit, gas station, social misfits, parakeet, adventure, buddies, misfit, prank, road trip ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, colorado, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.5
 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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, idiotic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 48K
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.9
 52K
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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, dark humor, cynical, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, cons and scams, old woman, unlikely criminals, parrot, falling down stairs, real estate agent ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mine, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 9K
Life Stinks (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: wealth, homeless, farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, switching roles, self discovery, survival, fish out of water, rich and poor, disorder, downfall ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, stylized, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, dog, friendship, rivalry, nervous breakdown, depression, erection, comeback, weatherman, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 69K
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, realistic, not serious, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 19K
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, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: mafia, impostor, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, opposites attract, comedy of errors, suburbs, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 1K
Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, obnoxious boss, disorder, fighting the system, introspection, misfit, stoners, law firm, boss and employee, nothing goes right, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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