Movies like The Grand

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The Grand (2007)
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes tournament, the Grand Championship of Poker.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever, offbeat, realistic, parody, absurd, talky ...
Plot: gambling, poker, contests and competitions, ambition, disorder, rivalry, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, cards, drugs/alcohol, gambler, greed, sarcasm, adaptation, hotel, mathematics, ego clash, profanity, silly humor, tournament, poker game, improv, casino, drug addict, poker player ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, texas, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and light films with plots about rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, silly humor, disorder, profanity and farce mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like The Grand: The Flying Scissors (2009), Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009), Beerfest (2006), The Campaign (2012), Hitting the Nuts (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, silly humor, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, museum, feminist, steroids, rock paper scissors
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, artists and showbiz, performance, comeback, showbiz, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, performer's life, partners, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, strong sexual content, chaos, disorder, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, profanity, misfit, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This hilarious genre-bending comedy follows Gary Brewer, along with girlfriend Holly Brewer (no relation), and best friend Trevor Morehouse as Gary quests to reign supreme at the 2006 Rock, Paper, Scissors World Championships.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, light, offbeat
Plot: rivalry, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, silly humor, disorder, rock paper scissors, uninhibited rivalry, tank top, effeminacy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Beerfest (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During a trip to Germany to scatter their grandfather's ashes, German-American brothers Todd and Jan discover Beerfest, the secret Olympics of downing stout, and want to enter the contest to defend their family's beer-guzzling honor. Their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: competition, beer, alcohol, ambition, championship, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, rivalry, buddies, german, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, united states, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, parody, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, media, debate, campaign, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Hitting the Nuts (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitting the Nuts is the 'true' story of the 2009 Scott County, Indiana Poker Championship as told by those who were there. This mockumentary follows the town preacher, busty waitress, lovable redneck dad, portly returning champion and a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, ambition, gambling, parents and children, sport team, society, contests and competitions, clergy, racism, small town, underdog, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, witty, talky ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, down on your luck, heroic mission, silly humor, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, fighting the system, rivalry, competition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, workplace situations, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, obnoxious boss, rivalry, partners, buddies, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, computers and web, buddies, on the road, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, misfit partners, friends, video game, gamer, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sgt. Bilko (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: military base, military, soldier, gambling, disorder, rivalry, cons and scams, revenge, camp, military life, silly humor, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, las vegas, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, dancing, dance, sarcasm, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, life is a bitch, friends, ambition, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, couples, siblings relations, dark humor, buddies, addiction, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
47%
The Foot Fist Way (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, disorder, life is a bitch, buddies, ambition, friendship, crumbling relationship, breaking point, dark humor, dysfunctional character, instructor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hungover Games (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a movie about Hungover guys that get lost in a death match game: Each year, drunk people are selected to participate in torturous games the morning after a big night out. There's no sunglasses, no water, and no headache medicine. ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, ironic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, rivalry, survival, goofy hero, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), fight to the death, friends, alcohol, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cedar Rapids (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, funny, melancholic ...
Plot: insurance, friendship, hotel, friends, social awkwardness, goofy hero, buddies, misfit, fish out of water, disorder, drinking, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Meatballs 4 (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ricky is the hottest water-ski instructor around and he has just be rehired by his former employer/camp to whip up attendance. But the camp is in serious financial trouble and the owner of a rival, more popular, camp wants to buy them out. Therefore ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, idiotic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, camping, hopes, underdog, save the day, lifestyle, youth, uninhibited rivalry, summer camp, disorder, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Caught cheating and banned for ten years, Bobby Dukes, paintball's first superstar, returns to reclaim his title and erase the memory of his tainted past.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, underdog, goofy hero, buddies, paintball, social satire, uninhibited rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
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Scouts Honor (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bumbling brothers David and Tim Appleorchard attempt to keep their family-owned summer camp from falling into the hands of their evil, greedy sibling (Chris Kattan) by earning their fist merit badges by the time they turn 30.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, goofy hero, contests and competitions, family business, camp, disorder, silly humor, workplace, rivalry, siblings relations, father son relationship, summer camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Frostbite (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of misfit slackers battle a group of egotistical snobs for snowboarding rights to a ski mountain.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, skiing, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, underdog, sport, bar fight, mountain, nymphomaniac, marijuana, ambition, hit over the head with a bottle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Watermelon Heist (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a contest for "Watermelon Juice Afro Sheen," awarding $10,000 to whoever can find the juiciest, sweetest watermelon in the country.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, light, realistic
Plot: watermelon, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, disorder, society, silly humor, teenage life, rise and fall, americana, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, guillotine, contests and competitions, buddies, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, friendship, nothing goes right, wizards and magicians, stage magician, fear of flying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, blind ambition, farce, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, salesman, disorder, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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7 Days in Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody, funny ...
Plot: tennis, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete's life, tennis player, rivalry, adaptation, irreverent, technology, storytelling, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, youth, family relations, teenage life, competition, grocery store, fired from the job, escapades, friendship, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Best Night Ever (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire is about to get married and she goes to Las Vegas with her sister and two friends for her bachelorette party. Things quickly spiral out of control.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wild ride, nothing goes right, best friends, buddies, disorder, slumber party, hung over, strip club, comedy of errors, strong female presence, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, competition, against the odds, rivalry, coach, sport, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, financial problem, health situation, friends, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, save the day, contests and competitions, bait, workplace, family business, ambition, working class, store, friends, small town, fishing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%