Movies like Duplex

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Duplex (2003)
 5.9
 51K
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, gross out humor, surprise ending ...
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, neighbor neighbor relationship, couple relations, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, cons and scams, old woman, writer's block, parrot, farce, falling down stairs, real estate agent, stupidity, dumb, creativity, justice, brutality, twists & turns, couples, disorder, young lovers, love and romance, dream come true ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
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 realistic, humorous, not serious and absurd films with plots about disorder, dialogue, storytelling, pornography, catastrophe, mentor and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Duplex: Flirting with Disaster (1996), Zoolander (2001), The Wedding Ringer (2015), 100 Mile Rule (2002), Walk of Shame (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lsd, farce, erection, obsessive quest, on the road, track down, uncover truth, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.6
 224K
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, not serious, realistic, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fashion, male model, fashion model, coal mine, fashion show, parody, farce, hypnosis, fame, spy, comedy of errors, cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, malaysia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, buddies, wedding, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, best man, misfit, drugs/alcohol, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.7
 672
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, manipulations, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, cons and scams, heist, murder, crimes, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 6.0
 47K
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: nothing goes right, disorder, blonde, comedy of errors, race against time, journalist, one-night stand, media, once in a lifetime opportunity, urban, stereotypes, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.3
 256K
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, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, farce, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Having never fully recovered from a prom date that became a total disaster, a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: true love, dream girl, obsession, stupidity, romance, private detective, dishonesty, wooing, nothing goes right, hidden identity, farce, obstacle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Heartbreak Kid (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eddie, the 40-year-old confirmed bachelor finally says "I do" to the beautiful and sexy Lila. But during their honeymoon in Mexico, the woman of his dreams turns out to be a total nightmare, and the guy who could never pull the trigger ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: honeymoon, farce, wedding, love triangle, dream girl, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, marriage, stupidity, infidelity, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, couple relations, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, island, couples therapy, resort, romance, farce, marriage, divorce, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, goofy hero, social misfits, buddies, best friends, partners, disorder, obsessive quest, dumb, misfit, family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, odd couple, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, life is a bitch, dealing with death, unfulfillment, power relations, buddies, couple relations, pregnancy, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 21K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, entertaining, tense, funny, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, perfect crime, verbal byplay, crime gone awry, collector, disorder, dishonesty, partners, farce, employer employee relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: murder, cons and scams, working class, store, workplace situations, crimes, workplace, down on your luck, dishonesty, fable, loser, fetish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: realistic, humorous, dark humor, cynical, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: media, infidelity, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, vengeance, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, down on your luck, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, buddies, unlikely criminals, obnoxious boss, workplace, partners, disorder, friendship, twists & turns, stupidity, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 813
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, workplace situations, screwball, crimes, dishonesty, forgery, investigation, innocence lost, workplace, catastrophe, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, store, artists and showbiz, hollywood, ghost, desire for fame, celebrity culture, cons and scams, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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
Plot: date, rivalry, mentor, farce, tennis, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, traffic policeman, school, teaching the ways of the world, down on your luck, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: hidden identity, farce, blind ambition, obsession, couple relations, ambition, dishonesty, couples, disorder, moral dilemma, parents and children, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.5
 813
Jinxed! (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical
Plot: dishonesty, hitman, gambling, casino, betrayal, crime, nightclub, crimes, infidelity, murder, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.7
 647K
The Hangover (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, friends, buddies, memory loss, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship between men, plan gone awry, investigation, stupidity, escapades, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 1K
The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, friends, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, cons and scams, rivalry, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, chase, treasure hunt, adventurer, odd couple, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, dishonesty, partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: money, loan shark, couple relations, screwball, romance, cons and scams, eccentric family, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Good Intentions (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters into her own hands - things quickly go awry! ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime, couple relations, store, small town life, family life, small town, couples, family relations, disorder, hidden identity, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 96K
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: date night, teens
Plot: nurse, cat, viagra, comedy of errors, farce, parents and children, eccentric family, suburbs, kids and family, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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, dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: casino, money, greed, buddies, screwball, betrayal, blind ambition, vengeance, gambling, nothing goes right, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, comic, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, farce, family, cia, parent child relationship, family life, nothing goes right, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 542
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, realistic
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, goofy hero, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, dishonesty, power relations, disorder, pirate, cult, fast food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, realistic, sentimental, biblical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, children, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, disorder, parenting, stress, parent child relationship, wife husband relationship, best friends, mischievous children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%