Movies like Duplex

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Duplex (2003)
 5.9
 51K
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, suspense, cynical, entertaining, twists and turns, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, couple relations, farce, neighbor neighbor relationship, old woman, nothing goes right, dishonesty, stupidity, dumb, creativity, justice, writer's block, parrot, obsessive quest, cons and scams, crimes, brutality, twists & turns, falling down stairs, real estate agent, catastrophe, couples, disorder, lame, young lovers ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, mine, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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Noises Off...
Comedy
USA
101 min.
 7.5
Flirting with Disaster
Comedy
USA
92 min.
 6.8
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Most similar movies to Duplex

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, melancholic and realistic films with plots about catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, brutality, adaptation and destiny mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Duplex: Zoolander (2001), School for Scoundrels (2006), The Alarmist (1997), Krippendorf's Tribe (1998), Flirting with Disaster (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, dumb, conspiracy, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, malaysia
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System:   95%
    User:   94%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   80%
 
 5.2
 813
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, screwball, crimes, dishonesty, forgery, investigation, innocence lost, workplace, catastrophe, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   86%
    User:   89%
 
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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
Plot: farce, jungle, college, single parent, comedy of errors, goofy hero, mischievous children, stereotypes, family, lame, parents and children, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   87%
 
Flirting with Disaster
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, road movie, not serious, funny ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, california ...
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    User:   71%
 
 6.3
 44K
The Money Pit
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, family in crisis, nothing goes right, chaos, crumbling marriage, home renovation, old house, screwball, culture clash, domestic disturbance, adaptation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   97%
 
 6.0
 47K
Walk of Shame
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, light, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: blonde, comedy of errors, race against time, stereotypes, stupidity, journalist, life philosophy, mentor, creativity, media, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   76%
 
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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 ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: marriage, couple relations, island, romance, couples therapy, divorce, farce, resort, multiple storylines, friendship, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, tahiti, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   75%
 
 3.8
 5K
Mr. Wrong
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 ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, obsession, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, dangerous attraction, farce, wooing, fall in love, stupidity, love and romance, crazy, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   94%
 
 5.7
 3K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   80%
 
 4.7
 57K
Zoolander 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.
Style: idiotic, funny, ridiculous, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, stupidity, fountain of youth, police investigation, parody, lame, dumb, male model, fashion model, modeling, fantasy world, catastrophe ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: new jersey, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   71%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   87%
 
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 ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, couple relations, hotel, fish, urban, midlife crisis, marriage, nothing goes right, mentor, fish out of water, unfulfillment, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   69%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   71%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   76%
 
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, filmmaking, store, parody, artists and showbiz, hollywood, dumb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   88%
 
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, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   66%
 
 5.8
 8K
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: homeless, farce, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   89%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   67%
 
 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 ...
Plot: courtroom, hotel, goofy hero, legal action, lawyer, courtroom drama, parody, stupidity, stoners, justice, lame, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   80%
 
 5.4
 124K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   66%
 
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
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, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, friendship, goofy hero, social misfits, best friends, buddies, partners, family, disorder, obsessive quest, destiny, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   65%
 
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:   76%
    User:   69%
 
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The Twelve Chairs
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: satirical, stylized, witty, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, farce, adventurer, odd couple, obsessive quest, chase, road trip, hidden treasure, mentor, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
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System:   76%
    User:   82%
 
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
Plot: parody, buddies, lame, looking for sex, stupidity, virginity, disorder, friends, friendship, writers, absurdism, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   88%
 
 5.9
 38K
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, not serious, feel good, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   79%
 
 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.
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   74%
 
 5.6
 10K
The Muse
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to ...
Style: feel good, satirical, funny, light, inspirational ...
Plot: muse, hollywood, writers, creativity, writer's life, screenwriter, writing, midlife crisis, family, manipulation, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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System:   74%
    User:   84%
 

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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. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
Plot: farce, comedy of errors, mouse, goofy hero, dumb, male nudity, misfit, screwball, stupidity, social misfits, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   73%
    User:   61%
 
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The Ladies Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Because of his salacious language, late-night radio advice-show host Leon Phelps, along with his sweet and loyal producer Julie, is fired from his Chicago gig. Leon gets a letter from a former lover promising a life of wealth, but he doesn't ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, buddies, goofy hero, womanizer, stupidity, dumb, couple relations, storytelling, parody, looking for sex, sexual relations, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   73%
    User:   62%
 
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