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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
 5.8
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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew descend on the town of Temecula like a pack of coyotes on a basket full of burgers.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty, funny, sexy, absurd, comic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, farce, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, buddies, rise to the top, boss and employee, fall in love, love and romance, rivalry, power relations, disorder, dealer, supportive coworker, sexism, salesman, machismo, loud, pornography, storytelling, airplane, angel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, funny and not serious films with plots about dialogue, mentor, brutality, adaptation, catastrophe, pornography and storytelling mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard: The Slammin' Salmon (2009), Still Waiting... (2009), The Internship (2013), The Wedding Ringer (2015), Haiku Tunnel (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, clever, realistic ...
Plot: farce, restaurant, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, power relations, workplace, contests and competitions, chaos and mayhem, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, not serious, realistic, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, buddies, farce, goofy hero, underdog, contests and competitions, boss and employee, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, starting over, new job, workplace, career, google, middle aged, fish out of water, friends, workplace situations, lifestyle change, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, buddies, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, drugs/alcohol, male friendship, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, talky, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, introspection, down on your luck, thirtysomething life, stoners, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, buddies, farce, journalism, ego clash, media, disorder, workplace, friends, battle of the sexes, workplace romance, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 6.1
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Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite his outstanding intellect, associate professor Charlie Thurber is a chronic underachiever and has never received university tenure. Aided by his nutty best friend, Charlie launches a final effort to make the grade at Gray College. But a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: college, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, workplace, buddies, battle of the sexes, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, yale university, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971, year 1985
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, newsroom, panda, gang warfare, tv show in film, misogynist, ladder, parody, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, newsroom, tv news, stupidity, media satire, farce, parody, friendship, rivalry, bet, journalist, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, future
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, not serious, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: date, rivalry, mentor, farce, tennis, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, traffic policeman, competition, school, teaching the ways of the world, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
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Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, screaming, speaking german, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace, party, chef, drugs/alcohol, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 13K
Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, absurd ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, disorder, culture clash, music, strong sexual content, champagne, black people, chaos, nightclub, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, buddies, teenage life, looking for sex, misfit, youth, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 815
Pool Party (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's your standard guy-fails-bar-exam-loses-girlfriend-works-for-a-lunatic-and-is-stalked-by-a-monkey-clown story ...with a twist.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, farce, couples, friends, disorder, buddies, boss and employee, sexual relations, chaos and mayhem, workplace, youth ...
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, tennis racket, tennis ball, owl, underdog, athlete's life, sport, dedicated educator, dress, high school, contests and competitions, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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47%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, funny ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
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PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A recent college graduate and his friends are forced to lower life expectations when they leave school for the real world. Life after college graduation is not exactly going as planned for Will and Jillian who find themselves lost in a sea of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, career, young adult, friends, best friends, buddies, workplace situations, lifestyle, phone ringing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, greed, costume, animal, marketing, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, business, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 72K
Grandma's Boy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets kicked out of his apartment and is forced to move in with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, stoner, video game, eviction, roommate, party, buddies, drugs/alcohol, workplace, grandparent grandchild relationship, man child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 116K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Brothers Solomon (2007)
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, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, masturbation, coma, goofy hero, odd couple, jealousy, arctic, sibling relationship, siblings relations, misfit, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 2K
Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: tv show, nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, love and romance, media, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 17K
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, offbeat, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: supermarket, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, store, workplace, boss and employee, couple relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, canada, chicago illinois, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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