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The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (2002)
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The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Andy, a successful marketing guy quits his job, gets a new job at a research facility, makes a powerful enemy who makes him volunteer for a nearly impossible project: The $99 PC. The only available guys at the lab, three sociopaths, together they compile a revolutionary PC for $99, then they become the victims of a venture capitalist and Andy's old foe, can he find a way to overcome the problems?
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, romantic, entertaining, offbeat, feel good, sweet, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: friends, workplace, against the odds, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, dark humor, misfit, computers and web, rivalry, workplace situations, computer, hologram, treasure hunt, happy ending, mad scientist, love story, alone in the world, alien invasion, police investigation, underdog, ambition, satire, money, dollar bill, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about friends, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, rivalry, friendship and misfit mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest: Super Sucker (2002), The Internship (2013), Clerks II (2006), Gamers (2006), Carpool Guy (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Super Sucker (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two door to door vaccuum cleaner salesmen hilariously compete against each other.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: against the odds, rise to the top, workplace, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, workplace romance, farce, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
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95%
 6.3
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The Internship (2013)
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: funny, light, humorous, feel good, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: google, new job, career, rivalry, boss and employee, starting over, computers and web, workplace, layoff, middle aged, fish out of water, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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78%
 7.3
 132K
Clerks II (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, everyday life, loser, workplace, geek, fall in love, partners, buddies, social misfits, deadend life, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.5
 5K
Gamers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gamers is a comedy about the lives of four slacker friends (and one obsessive interloper) living at home, -"with my parents... it's just temporary... 'til they die"- working in the real world but playing in a fantasy world. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, rivalry, obsessive quest, friends, dark humor, curses spells and rituals, obsession, farce, racism, role playing, lsd, cucumber ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.3
 193
Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: office, rivalry, odd couple, workplace, workplace intrigue, power relations, traffic jam, rich and poor, ambition, lifestyle change, friendship, advertising executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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72%
 3.5
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Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, boss and employee, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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66%
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, rivalry, society, teenage life, misfit, disorder, high school, vengeance, coming of age, social misfits, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 52
Get a Job (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to save his own job, an employment agent has to find work for the most unemployable man on Maui.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: unemployment, workplace situations, disorder, friends, adult as child, workplace, partners, goofy hero, racial stereotype, wedding, farce, hawaiian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.6
 18K
The Promotion (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, intense, satirical ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, supermarket, workplace, ambition, boss and employee, corporate world, husband wife relationship, dance, dancing, sarcasm, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nora's Hair Salon II (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The hilarious cast of Nora's Hair Salon is back in this outrageous, bust-a-gut comedy! Featuring familiar faces and fresh new names, Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above will have you cutting up all over again! As co-owner of Nora's Hair ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, society, friends, family relations, friendship, workplace situations, city life, estrangement, beauty salon, urban, barbershop, black cast
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 729
Bait Shop (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Its Barbershop for Rednecks. Bill is a bait shop owner who has to make a balloon payment of $15,000 or else the bank will close his shop. Unable to make the payment from the proceeds of the shop, Bill must compete in the annual Bass Tournament, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: rivalry, save the day, contests and competitions, bait, family business, workplace, small town, friends, store, working class, ambition, fishing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Da' Booty Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tyrone Johnson is in jail. As a result his sister Yolanda, an exotic dancer, inherits Tyrone's struggling hair salon business. She first sees the shop as a burden and waste of her time and puts the shop up for sale. But Yolanda eventually sees ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: ambition, relationship vs career, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, society, workplace, follow your dream, independent woman, store, exotic dancer, anti heroes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
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Coffee Town (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three thirty-something friends band together when their carefree existence is threatened.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: thirtysomething life, buddies, workplace, lifestyle, cafe, workplace situations, rivalry, love and romance, coffee shop, escapades, wannabe, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Still Waiting... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Shenaniganz loses all its hottest waitresses to new competitor Ta-Ta's Wing Shack -- where the scantily clad wait staff earns bigger tips -- the Shenaniganz staff aims to give Ta-Ta's its just desserts.
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, unusual plot structure, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, goofy hero, power relations, thirtysomething life, friends, boss and employee, workplace situations, teaching the ways of the world, workplace intrigue, love and romance, contests and competitions, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 981
Rid of Me (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scathing black comedy of embarrassment that charts the emotional breakdown and rebirth of a woman ripe for self-discovery.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, hopes, punk, dark humor, rejection, misfit, girl power, divorce, breakup, suburban life, suburbs, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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51%
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Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, workplace situations, workplace romance, satire, job promotion, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
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47%
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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, semi serious, witty, funny, absurd ...
Plot: law firm, workplace, nothing goes right, fighting the system, introspection, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, thirtysomething life, obnoxious boss, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, rise to the top, friendship, disorder, rivalry, misfit, partners, nothing goes right, ego clash, desire for fame, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, cons and scams, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, ex convict, save the day, parole, escapades, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, cooking and food, power relations, workplace, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dear Lemon Lima (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vanessa gets a dose of reality when Philip, her one true love, ends their relationship, again. The quirky teen enrolls in his school to win him back, but ends up making matters worse. Downgraded to social outcast, Vanessa struggles to reclaim ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, misfit, ambition, against the odds, contests and competitions, imaginary character, teenage protagonist, obsession, 13 year old, teenage girl, high school, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
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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: witty, feel good, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: misfit, friends, high school life, high school, teenage life, social misfits, teachers and students, bitch, best friends, youth, high school hunk, hottie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
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44%
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: disorder, americana, friendship, desire for fame, friends, buddies, dark humor, unemployment, partners, unfulfillment, profanity, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.6
 4K
Break Up Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: BREAK UP MAN is an odd couple road movie and tells the story of Henri, who works for a break up agency in Berlin and on behalf of those who want to separate themselves from their future “ex”-partners. To complete his most important mission he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: breakup, odd couple, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, love, friends, break-up, money
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, murder, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, workplace situations, working class, workplace, dark humor, down on your luck, loser, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, high school, friends, contests and competitions, birthday party, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, couples, wealth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 764
Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, youth, family relations, teenage life, competition, fired from the job, grocery store, escapades, friendship, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, chihuahua, blonde, ambition, beauty salon, politics, rivalry, workplace situations, fighting the system, adaptation, pink ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, los angeles, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Special Needs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: TV producer Warren (Isaak James) is developing his masterpiece, a reality show called "Handicaps" starring a variety of people with disabilities. Aided by Laura (Eva James), an overbearing partner with anger issues, and an ex-prison guard ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, disability, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, ambition, politics, dark humor, disabled person, obstacle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
It's Under My Skin (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: interracial relations, lifestyle, family relations, dark humor, friends, society, culture clash, male nudity, african american, adoption, delicatessen, mooning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%