Movies like Duplex

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Duplex (2003)
 5.9
 52K
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, dark humor, cynical, not serious, suspense, entertaining, twists and turns, realistic, surprise ending, gross out humor ...
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, real estate agent, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, cons and scams, old woman, unlikely criminals, parrot, falling down stairs, farce, stupidity, dumb, creativity, justice, writer's block, brutality, twists & turns, agent, love and romance, couples, young lovers, layoff ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mine, manhattan new york city, san francisco

Most similar movies to Duplex

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic and funny films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, disorder, brutality, mentor, storytelling and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Duplex: Me, Myself & Irene (2000), I Got the Hook Up (1998), Zoolander (2001), Sour Grapes (1998), Flirting with Disaster (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, comic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: split personality, schizophrenia, on the run, disorder, nothing goes right, chases and races, fall in love, woman in danger, stupidity, dwarf, sex aid, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1982, 2000s
Place: rhode island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 229K
Zoolander (2001)
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, realistic, not serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male model, fame, fashion model, fashion show, farce, president, comedy of errors, popularity, ambition, cult, brainwashing, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, malaysia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
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, semi serious, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, change of luck, nothing goes right, gambling, dishonesty, partners, jealousy, feud, money, friendship, stupidity ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Flirting with Disaster (1996)
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, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: erection, lsd, farce, eccentric family, disorder, track down, couples, self discovery, boxing, on the road, obsessive quest, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, michigan, new york, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 668
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cynical, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, crime gone awry, murder, couples, dishonesty, introspection, moral dilemma, infidelity, heist, nothing goes right, manipulations, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
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, cynical, biting, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, ghost, lifestyle, store, actor's life, showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, cons and scams, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 825
The Alarmist (1997)
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: innocence lost, investigation, cons and scams, crimes, workplace situations, dishonesty, screwball, workplace, forgery, catastrophe, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, not serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, rivalry, date, farce, mentor, dignity, school, love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, disorder, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
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, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: ballet, farce, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, taxi driver, misfit, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
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, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, friends, wedding, best man, love and romance, disorder, buddies, dishonesty, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, comedy of errors, opposites attract, cons and scams, crimes, nothing goes right, suburbs, dishonesty, couples, disorder, going straight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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
Plot: blonde, comedy of errors, disorder, nothing goes right, journalist, once in a lifetime opportunity, one-night stand, race against time, media, stereotypes, stupidity, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, best friends, social misfits, goofy hero, buddies, disorder, partners, obsessive quest, misfit, dumb, high school, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, disorder, faked death, custody, family relations, unsuccessful, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, failed attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, mistaken identity, partners, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, doctors and patients, cons and scams, nothing goes right, switching roles ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, dark humor, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, ratings, disorder, dishonesty, showbiz, crime gone awry, rivalry, vengeance, couples, down on your luck, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, comedy of errors, couples, best friends, nothing goes right, parents and children, couple relations, escapades, family relations, youth, disorder, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 263K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, neighbor neighbor relationship, stupidity, farce, youth, fraternity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, prank, rivalry, college, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, friendship, workplace, disorder, partners, buddies, unlikely criminals, twists & turns, stupidity, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 2K
The Experts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Travis and Wendell are two down-on-their-luck New Yorkers who think they're relocating to a small town in Nebraska to open a nightclub. What they don't know is they have actually been abducted by a KGB operative and flown to the Soviet ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kgb, missing person, culture clash, cons and scams, adventure, nightclub, espionage, dishonesty, politics, reluctant partners, crimes, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa, soviet union, nebraska, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, rich and poor, fish out of water, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, prison life, misfit, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california, malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.5
 98K
Little Fockers (2010)
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: teens, date night
Plot: nurse, cat, viagra, farce, in-laws, parents and children, hapless, ex law enforcer, family relations, eccentric family, suburbs, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.2
 12K
The Ladies Man (2000)
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, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wrestling, radio, farce, true love, radio show, womanizer, couples, disorder, buddies, dishonesty, workplace romance, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 91K
Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: gross out humor, not serious, satirical, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, hollywood, stupidity, dishonesty, teenage life, buddies, escapades, superhero, lifestyle, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Twelve Chairs (1970)
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: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, chase, adventurer, obsessive quest, odd couple, escapades, nothing goes right, goofy hero, dishonesty, partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, eccentric family, dwarf, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, family problems, disorder, death in the family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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
Plot: friendship, couple relations, grownups, friends, social relations, family relations, disorder, family life, buddies, eccentric family, couples, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)
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: police, police detective, disorder, law enforcement, partners, nothing goes right, crimes, witnessing a crime, goofy hero, down on your luck, police officer, law enforcer ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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