Movies like Funny Farm

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Funny Farm (1988)
 6.2
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Funny Farm (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of course, seclusion is the last thing the Farmers find in the small, eccentric town, where disaster awaits them at every turn.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, funny, scenic, road movie, comic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, fish out of water, farce, city country contrast, chase, writer's life, couple relations, starting over, small town life, urban, couples, lifestyle, city life, nothing goes right, yuppie, disorder, americana, social relations, snake, christmas, dog, truck, baseball, telephone, taxi ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and funny films with plots about disorder, catastrophe, mentor, life philosophy, dialogue, adaptation and first contact mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Funny Farm: A Christmas in Vermont (2016), New in Town (2009), Cops and Robbersons (1994), Lost in America (1985), Under the Rainbow (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, family gatherings, family dinner, farce, neighbor, eccentric family, nothing goes right, down on your luck, family relations, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas in Vermont (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riley Thomas is sent by her profit-obsessed boss to shut down one of the company’s holdings, a small outerwear company in Vermont, for missing profit targets. Riley finds that the company is the lifeblood of a town and, instead of closing down the ...
Style: feel good, romantic, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, corporation, small town, female executive, love interest, businessman, small business, fish out of water, love and romance, fall in love, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.6
 21K
New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, fish out of water, love and romance, opposites attract, misfit, factory worker, fall in love, moral dilemma, social relations, vegetarian, businessman, business executive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, miami, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cops and Robbersons (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hard-as-nails cop Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing, but can you survive the Robberson family.
Style: sitcom, realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, frame up, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero, odd couple, fish out of water, suburbs, police investigation, forgery, police surveillance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, yuppie, on the road, fired from the job, couples, fish out of water, americana, nothing goes right, self discovery, disorder, down on your luck, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Under the Rainbow (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, light, funny ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, disorder, secret agents, showbiz, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, disturbing, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, eccentric family, false accusation, anti hero, danger, fish out of water, buddies, disorder, deadly, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: professor, historian, actor, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, showbiz, young lovers, actor's life, couples, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.0
 43K
Vegas Vacation (1997)
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, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, farce, obsession, casino, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 12K
Big Business (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, neo screwball comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, small town, fish out of water, culture clash, farce, city life, goofy hero, family life, small town life, disorder, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, west virginia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 5K
The Super (1991)
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, funny, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, self discovery, parents and children, landlord, racial slur, african american, culture clash, justice, stupidity, society, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, partners, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple, unlikely partners, hopes, small town, couples, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, starting over, society, culture clash, love and romance, romance, couple relations, couples, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 412
Feed the Fish (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, writer's life, fish out of water, midlife crisis, friendship, parents and children, unfulfillment, fall in love, lifestyle, misfit, social relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Southern town, the local sheriff tries to keep everything peaceful and under control.
Style: offbeat, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, americana, moonshine, sheriff, graphic violence, small town life, disorder, society, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, social relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 50K
The Money Pit (1986)
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, realistic, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: old house, screwball, romance, family in crisis, couple relations, nothing goes right, chaos, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, danger, unfulfillment, home renovation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 13K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, rivalry, on the road, screwball, family vacation, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, romance, couple relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, getting home, self discovery, misfit, animal life, family life, dog, adventure, stupidity, family relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, love triangle, on the run, nothing goes right, love and romance, love affair, unlikely criminals, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, prison life, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 3K
Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, lifestyle, down on your luck, disorder, family problems, couples, siblings relations, relatives ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Out-of-Towners (1999)
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, feel good, realistic, light, dark humor ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, family problems, disorder, midlife crisis, fish out of water, renewed love, couples, heist, sex addict, adventure, happy ending ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, ohio, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Brewster's Millions (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, millionaire, lawyer, interior decorator, photographer, hotel room, hotel suite, down on your luck, fish out of water, disorder, silly humor, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york yankees, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family relations, nothing goes right, camp, disorder, parents and children, friendship, youth, holiday, in-laws, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Out of Towners (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, train, airport, chase, culture clash, society, nothing goes right, couple relations, fish out of water, partners, disorder, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 6K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, looking for love, starting over, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 2K
Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, small town, cigarette smoking, small town life, media, silly humor, society, lifestyle, disorder, farce, americana, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 5K
Moving (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, situational comedy ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, on the road, society, misfit, comedy of errors, disorder, family life, fish out of water, cons and scams, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: idaho, new jersey, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, underdog, beauty pageant, contests and competitions, love and romance, human nature, family problems, cons and scams, parents and children, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 4K
Dear God (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When letters written to God start getting results, and replies, people everywhere are amazed. The Post Office however is annoyed.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: misfit, con artists, money, letter, god, office, forgery, fish out of water, odd couple, bookies, anti heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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