Movies like Homo Erectus

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Homo Erectus (2007)
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Homo Erectus (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ishbo is a caveman living in the prehistoric age who thinks there's more to life than hunting and gathering. He tries to better the lives of those in his tribe by inventing things like spoons and the toothbrush, which leave everyone, including his parents, unimpressed. He also has a thing for cavewoman Fardart, but she only has eyes for his brother Thudnik. Can Ishbo prove his worth when a rival clan attacks?
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, light, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: caveman, ambition, nothing goes right, rivalry, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, society, unfulfilled love, disorder, underdog, unrequited love, inventor, evolution, father son relationship, tribe, siblings relations, unfulfillment, sexual content, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), cave, amazon, hunting, rock ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, rivalry, friends, ambition and social misfits mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Homo Erectus: Caveman (1981), Skid Marks (2007), Senseless (1998), Fred 3: Camp Fred (2012), Year One (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Caveman (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this comedy, Atouk becomes leader of the misfit cavemen. Disgraced and cast out of his tribe for lusting after Lana, the mate of tribe's head muscle man, Atouk stumbles along gathering other misfits and learning a bit about the world outside ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: parody, dinosaur, farce, caveman, friendship, rivalry, anti hero, silly humor, disorder, friends, heroic mission, misfit ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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95%
 3.5
 603
Skid Marks (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Budget cuts force two rival ambulance companies and their misfit medics to go head-to-head to save their patients, their jobs and their beer money, all in the name of emergency medicine.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, sexy ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, goofy hero, friends, disorder, doctors and patients, silly humor, underdog, business competition, medical, paramedic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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86%
 6.1
 14K
Senseless (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.
Style: humorous, funny, experimental, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, college, ambition, experiment gone awry, goofy hero, nothing goes right, youth, contests and competitions, fish out of water, talking about masturbation, blindness and impaired vision, mentor ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Fred 3: Camp Fred (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Schools out and Fred Figglehorn's dream of water slides, horseback riding and monkey butlers during the summer turns into a nightmare of gruel and poisonous berries when his mom signs him up to an unsanitary camp.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, friendship, teenage life, ambition, goofy hero, misfit, underdog, disorder, society, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 4.9
 92K
Year One (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: humorous, epic, gross out humor, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: caveman, adventure, cavemen, parody, circumcision, farce, misfit, social misfits, goofy hero, buddies, danger, partners ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.7
 15K
Recep Ivedik 4 (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Recep Ivedik coaches the children football team in his neighborhood. For the training he uses the only free piece of land as football field on which he used to play football as a child. Recep notices sadly that this piece of land was sold to a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, psychedelic
Plot: island, tv show, disorder, social misfits, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, silly humor, ambition, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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64%
 6.6
 47K
Bad Words (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A misanthropic man sets out to exact revenge on his estranged father, by finding a loophole and attempting to win the National Spelling Bee as an adult. Figuring it would destroy his father, and everything he's worked so hard for as head of the ...
Style: cynical, not serious, humorous, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: spelling bee, blind ambition, fish out of water, loser, social misfits, competition, disorder, rivalry, obsession, unlikely friendships, opponent, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Who's Your Caddy? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When "street smart" rapper Christopher "C-Note" Hawkins (Big Boi) applies for a membership to all-white Carolina Pines Country Club, the establishment's proprietors are hardly ready to oblige him.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, culture clash, society, ambition, contests and competitions, fish out of water, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams, hip hop, resort, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Zero Charisma (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An obsessive fantasy nerd gradually becomes unhinged when a charismatic hipster joins his role-playing game
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, misfit, social misfits, uninhibited rivalry, breaking point, dysfunctional character, buddies, loser, life turned upside down, friends, quibbling, passionate interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, theatre director, broadway, comeback, society, friendship, life turned upside down, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 437
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 ⇓
51%
 5.1
 6K
The Clapper (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.
Style: disturbing, captivating, humorous, psychological, sincere
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, youth, friendship, ambition, destiny, society, adaptation, rivalry, adventure, love, television, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deuce Bigalow is a less than attractive, down on his luck aquarium cleaner. One day he wrecks the house of a gigolo and needs quick money to repair it. The only way he can make it is to become a gigolo himself, taking on an unusual mix of female ...
Style: light, funny, humorous, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, comedy of errors, dishonesty, social misfits, parody, fish, fall in love, pimp, prostitute, stupidity, women ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Never on Tuesday (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matt and Eddie are two young men from the mid-west travelling to California to see the sights - primarily semi-clad women on beaches. They hop into their car and head off through the desert...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, on the road, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, sexual content, profanity, youth, adventure, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 4K
Cape No. 7 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Aga, a band singer, returns to Hengchun with frustration. Tomoko is a Japanese model assigned to organize a local warm-up band for the Japanese super star beach concert. Together with other five ordinary Hengchun residents who were not expected to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, disorder, contests and competitions, music, underdog, love and romance, musician's life, music band, model, audition, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
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HairBrained (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 14 year old genius gets rejected by Harvard and ends up at a much lower ranked school where he makes friends with a mature student.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, odd couple, friends, college life, disorder, fish out of water, prodigy, youth, society, social relations, coming of age, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 4K
Deliha (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman desperately seeking for a man to love. When he finally arrives, she overlooks him.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious
Plot: comedy of errors, nothing goes right, love and romance, goofy hero, looking for love, best friends, farce, society, misfit, photo studio, silly humor, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 17K
Management (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, emotional, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, motel, romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love, true love, obsession, marriage, hopes, blind ambition, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, baltimore, arizona, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Someone Marry Barry (2014)
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
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 782
Gippi (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gippi is a coming-of-age story of an ordinary, overweight girl, who, through the course of the film, learns to love herself for exactly who she is. It is also a tale of an underdog, who picks herself up from nothing and finds herself at the top of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, underdog, rivalry, friends, social relations, ambition, misfit, youth, social misfits, teenage life, popularity, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 4K
D.C. Cab (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, underdog, unlikely partners, nothing goes right, rescue, urban, city life, siblings relations, workplace situations, fish out of water, ambition, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: overnight success, rivalry, writer's life, follow your dream, ambition, misfit, couples, friendship, blind ambition, hopes, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
FRED: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Horror, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Fred Figglehorn has a crush on Judy, the girl next door. Fred's stalker, Kevin, lives across the street and thwarts each attempt Fred makes to see her. When Fred finally succeeds in making it to Judy's, he finds out she has moved so he ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: teenage life, obsessive quest, rivalry, disorder, misfit, unfulfilled love, prank, escapades, love and romance, youth, suburbs, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, friendship, disorder, misfit, desire for fame, rivalry, nothing goes right, ego clash, partners, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mister Sister (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A basketball star is booted out of the NBA when his on-court antics go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport, cross dressing, fish out of water, follow your dream, hidden identity, ambition, athlete's life, farce, athlete and trainer, friendship, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 32K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, couples, fall in love, love affair, social differences, nothing goes right, society, nightclub, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, mexico, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Style: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, family life, parents and children, family, nothing goes right, friendship, society, adventure, eccentric family, farce, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, rivalry, goofy hero, fish out of water, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 3K
Total Chaos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Total Siyapaa is an upcoming Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Eshvar Niwas and written by Neeraj Pandey.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: meet the parents, culture clash, romance, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, society, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Southern Belles (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bell and Belle want to break out of their trailer park lives and get up and out to the "Big City" of Atlanta. Just when they think they are on their way to getting a nest egg Bell falls for a handsome police officer named Rhett Butler.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, romantic, ironic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best friends, romance, friends, teenage life, couples, social relations, partners, misfit, odd couple, society, buddies, farce ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%