Movies like High Strung 1992

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High Strung (1992)
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High Strung (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thane Furrows, an extremely cynical but unintentionally hilarious children's book writer, wakes up one morning, and, since pretty much everyone and everything annoys him, begins another day of complaining to himself. However, the day proves to be much different than normal when Thane begins to recieve strange phone calls, letters, and voices in his head, all indicating that something will happen at 8 o'clock. As the day goes on, Thane rants and raves about the things that annoy him, as the clock slowly ticks closer and closer to his destiny
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, dark humor, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: death, paranoia, disorder, confined, buddies, losing-it hero, nothing goes right, writers, friends, uninvited guest, isolation, confinement indoors, overbearing, talking to the camera, breaking the fourth wall
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and light films with plots about disorder, friends, buddies, nothing goes right, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief) and partners mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like High Strung: Those Were the Days (2014), My Man Is a Loser (2014), Bro, What Happened? (2014), Back in the Day (2014), Back by Midnight (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, friends, buddies, youth, teenage life, hip hop, profanity, sexual content, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Those Were the Days (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Dutch football team has just released the heroic World Cup final lost to archrival West Germany. The whole country is in mourning and Jaap Kooijman throws out of sheer frustration the brand new TV out the window. This event is the prelude to an ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
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Place: holland
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My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: buddies, couple relations, couples, silly humor, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, playboy, sexual content, womanizer, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Bro, What Happened? (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
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Place: usa
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Back in the Day (2014)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sometimes in order to move forward, you have to go back. And in this raunchy comedy, Jim Owens does just that when he heads home for his high school reunion. In an attempt to relive the glory days with his boys and explore an old romance, he nearly ...
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Place: usa, indiana
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78%
Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, cons and scams, fish out of water, heist, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, confined, crimes ...
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Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
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Audience: teens
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Last Resort (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, entertaining, intense ...
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Time: 90s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A trio of friends scheme to find a wife for their socially inappropriate friend Barry, and end up finding a girl just like him.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple, thirtysomething life, disorder, couple relations, silly humor, profanity, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, light, not serious, offbeat ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Party Crashers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Party Crashers" chronicles the amusing encounter between Marco Polo (Marcelo Adnet), a Copacabana's trickster, and Beto (Eduardo Sterblitch), a boy passionate and somewhat pixilated, on the New Year's Eve in Rio. Together they ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, buddies, nothing goes right, cons and scams, escapades, disorder, silly humor, sexual content, journey, friends, dishonesty, party
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Life's a Beach (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Darren gets stood up on the day of his wedding and uses his vacation tickets with his best friend, RJ, to spend his "honeymoon" at a Club Med-style resort.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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Who's Your Monkey? (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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The Catechism Cataclysm (2011)
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Duration: 75 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, melancholic, sentimental ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Living Will... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, buddies, silly humor, supernatural, friends, imaginary, afterlife, couples, rivalry, friendship, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Freeloaders (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, porno movie
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, buddies, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, musician, slacker, disorder, friends, rock star, mansion, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Killer Bud (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After losing another job, two idiots embark on an adventure of mythic proportion: to acquire "Feed Bags," the discontinued entire-meal-in-a-bag, to impress their two equally dim-witted dates. When the only convenience store in town that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: best friends, nothing goes right, buddies, friends, society, drug dealing, partners, misfit, crimes, social misfits, disorder, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bikini Squad (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A woman director is hired to finish the season of "Bikini Squad", a popular TV series about California beach lifeguards. A more than obvious lack of talent and basic intelligence among the crew make her contemplate leaving the set.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, beach, tv show, disorder, silly humor, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, female director, blonde woman, sexy legs, nudity (full frontal - brief), female removes her clothes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: witty, not serious, humorous, captivating, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The King of Idiots (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Chile
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: life turned upside down, nothing goes right, love and romance, social misfits, buddies, misfit, stolen money, taxi driver, friends, taxi, sexual content, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bikini Spring Break (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of coeds from a small conservative college break out of their shells when their marching band bus breaks down in Fort Lauderdale during Spring Break.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, anti hero, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, danger, anti heroes, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.6
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Da Block Party (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: One hot summer day in New Orleans, BJ (Troy Anders) tries to keep his deceased brother's legacy alive by throwing the hottest, rip-roaring block party of the summer. But he has a few obstacles to overcome first, one jealous baby-mamma and a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
American Sophomore (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of high school kids enjoy many adventures throughout their formative tenth grade year.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage life, escapades, youth, friends, disorder, social relations, high school, high school life, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, dark humor, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: americana, friendship, disorder, friends, partners, unemployment, buddies, desire for fame, society, experimenting, profanity, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The White River Kid (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two con men are traveling through the American South when they are held hostage by a serial killer, who is running from the authorities.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, road movie
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Time: 90s
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44%