Movies like Duplex

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Duplex (2003)
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Duplex
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, twists and turns, not serious, cynical, realistic, funny, idiotic, twist ending, bad ending ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, obsessive quest, cons and scams, nothing goes right, catastrophe, dishonesty, couples, disorder, stupidity, lame, young lovers, couple relations, natural disaster, murder, crimes, mentor, love and romance, farce, first contact, neighbor neighbor relationship, happy ending, brutality, dumb, creativity, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, mine, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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The Wedding Ringer
Comedy
USA
101 min.
 6.7
Zoolander
Comedy
Germany, USA
90 min.
 6.6
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Most similar movies to Duplex

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and melancholic films with plots about storytelling, fantasy world, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, fight scenes and first contact mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Duplex: Little Fockers (2010), School for Scoundrels (2006), Death at a Funeral (2010), The Alarmist (1997), Born in East L.A. (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Little Fockers
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, Jack's suspicions ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, comedy of errors, parents and children, marriage, divorce, suburbs, eccentric family, infidelity, nothing goes right, family relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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School for Scoundrels
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, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mentor, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, school, rivalry, down on your luck, nerds, teachers and students, catastrophe, date ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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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 ...
Plot: farce, death, male nudity, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, death in the family, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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The Alarmist
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: cons and scams, workplace situations, crimes, screwball, dishonesty, forgery, investigation, innocence lost, workplace, catastrophe, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Born in East L.A.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: immigrants, parody, culture clash, comedy of errors, interracial relations, factory, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, farce, fish out of water, romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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Love Stinks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A movie about a relationship...that's worse than yours. Seth (Stewart), a sitcom writer-producer, meets Chelsea (Wilson), an interior decorator, at his best friend's (Bellamy) wedding. He's immediately sexually attracted to her while ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, marriage, revenge, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, destructive relationship, dialogue, catastrophe, nothing goes right, mentor, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
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Plot: romance, obsession, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, dangerous attraction, farce, wooing, fall in love, stupidity, love and romance, crazy, brutality ...
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Place: latin america, usa, mexico
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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 ...
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Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
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The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Grown Ups 2
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, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: buddies, eccentric family, small town, family relations, dumb, friends, stupidity, midlife crisis, lame, friendship, couple relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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For Richer or Poorer
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Brad Sexton and his wife, Caroline, are wealthy New Yorkers with both marital and financial problems. The latter issue becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant has embezzled millions and pinned the blame on them. Forced to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, hidden identity, dishonesty, natural disaster, disorder, family, catastrophe, fugitives, on the run, amish, true love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
Johnson Family Vacation
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, road trip, mischievous children, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, lame, family life, destiny, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, missouri, cross country
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System:   60%
    User:   62%
 
The Out-of-Towners
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, funny, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
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    User:   62%
 
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The Wedding Ringer
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, wedding, drugs/alcohol, buddies, social misfits, car chase, best man, male nudity, cons and scams, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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Krippendorf's Tribe
Genre: Comedy
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 ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 90s, 18th century
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System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
The Search for One-eye Jimmy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: gangsters, missing person, nothing goes right, school, crimes, crime, church, mystery, dialogue, friendship, down on your luck, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
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Soul Plane
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, airplane, father daughter relationship, drugs/alcohol, disorder, stereotypes, gay, parody, culture clash, music, strong sexual content, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   58%
    User:   60%
 
The Brothers Solomon
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, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, goofy hero, dumb, stupidity, odd couple, friendship, brothers, runaway, siblings relations, misfit, family relations, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
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System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
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Zoolander
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic "he's so hot right now" Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fashion, parody, farce, stupidity, brainwashing, comedy of errors, cult, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, dumb, conspiracy, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, malaysia
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    User:   54%
 
Car 54, Where Are You?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in Brooklyn, all the while dealing with their personal lives, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, awful ...
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, goofy hero, police, mentor, witnessing a crime, down on your luck, partners, fantasy world, reality tv ...
Time: 60s
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System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
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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.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, underdog, geek, rivalry, buddies, new job, intern, starting over, fish out of water, google, hopes, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
Anger Management
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive ...
Style: humorous, not serious, twists and turns, funny, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychology, lawyer, psychiatrist, anger, comedy of errors, partners, rage, therapist, power relations, male nudity, courtroom, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bronx new york city
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System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
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Vegas Vacation
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, gambling, obsession, desert, farce, on the road, parents and children, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, road trip, casino, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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System:   57%
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Life Stinks
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, semi serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: farce, homeless, switching roles, self discovery, greed, rags to riches, rich and poor, surveillance, social differences, fish out of water, mentor, parody ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   50%
 
Pauly Shore Is Dead
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: death, stupidity, nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, weed, store, filmmaking, parody, artists and showbiz, hollywood, dumb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa
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    User:   60%
 
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The Super
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joe Pesci stars as Louie Kritski, a heartless landlord who has been so negligent in keeping up his ghetto apartment that he is threatened with jail time. The judge gives him another option, which he accepts -- he must live in his rat-infested hell ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, comic ...
Plot: fish out of water, dishonesty, urban, court, disorder, switching roles, lame, self discovery, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, androids ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston
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System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
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Next Friday
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, prison, buddies, chase, marijuana, social misfits, suburbs, weed, friendship, stereotypes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   50%
 
 5.7
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Sour Grapes
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: greed, vengeance, casino, buddies, screwball, parody, betrayal, sarcasm, dialogue, blind ambition, dumb, sexualized violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria
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System:   55%
    User:   55%
 

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