Movies like Homo Erectus

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Homo Erectus (2007)
 3.5
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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
Audience: date night
Plot: misfit, ambition, society, social misfits, unfulfilled love, disorder, nothing goes right, siblings relations, rivalry, underdog, goofy hero, unfulfillment, amazon, rock, desert, unrequited love, brother, caveman, evolution, river, club, fire, fish, tribe, father son relationship ...
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 semi serious films with plots about disorder, misfit, love and romance, rivalry, romance, culture clash and goofy hero mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Homo Erectus: Caveman (1981), Senseless (1998), D.C. Cab (1983), Changing Habits (1997), Miss All-American Beauty (1982). 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, witty, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, parody, friendship, misfit, danger, friends, rescue, rivalry, underdog, leadership, buddies, anti heroes ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, 80s
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95%
 6.0
 13K
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, entertaining, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, college, ambition, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, goofy hero, contests and competitions, youth, blindness and impaired vision, fish out of water, mentor, parody ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa
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86%
 5.5
 4K
D.C. Cab (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Action
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, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, urban, misfit, rescue, disorder, partners, ambition, underdog, fish out of water, society, workplace situations, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Changing Habits (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aspiring artist runs from men as a result of an early life problem that has left her relationship with her father strained. She decides to move into a convent where troubled women receive cheap lodging in exchange for work. She finds a dirty area ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: convent, nun, family relations, siblings relations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, against the rules, romance, love and romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Miss All-American Beauty (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After winning a beauty contest in Texas, a teen-aged girl is unprepared for the demands of travel, press conferences and interviews that go with winning the title and participating in a national beauty pageant.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, survival, media, underdog, rivalry, youth, power relations, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
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58%
 6.6
 3K
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, disorder, one more chance, musical tour, love and romance, underdog, audition, rivalry, ambition, music band, model, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, youth, friends, teenage life, disorder, ambition, misfit, society, social misfits, escapades, comedy of errors, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, nothing goes right, meet the parents, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, society, couples, culture clash, family relations, eccentric family, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, buddies, partners, disorder, couples, friends, youth, on the road, gender, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous, idiotic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sport, basketball, cross dressing, farce, ambition, rivalry, friendship, underdog, athlete and trainer, follow your dream, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 8K
Numb (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, couple relations, romance, couples, therapy, golf, unfulfillment, love and romance, dysfunctional family, family relations, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 17K
Superstar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Orphan Mary Katherine Gallagher, an ugly duckling at St. Monica High School, has a dream: to be kissed soulfully. She decides she can realize this dream if she becomes a superstar, so her prayers, her fantasies, and her conversations with her only ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, cheerleader, high school life, misfit, rivalry, underdog, friendship, fish out of water, contests and competitions, love and romance, follow your dream, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 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: ballet, farce, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, taxi driver, misfit, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tromeo and Juliet (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A modern, punk adaptation of Shakespeare's classic. Told irreverently, this film attempts to impact the viewer in the same way theatre-goers were effected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, Violent, Humorous, and Romantic.
Style: humorous, surreal, offbeat, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: cult, romance, gory, shakespeare, coming of age, love and romance, fall in love, social misfits, goofy hero, unfulfillment, youth, toxic ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I Like It Like That (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, dark humor, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, couples, family relations, hopes, human nature, love affair, transsexual, eccentric family, parents and children, nothing goes right, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 3K
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, not serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: social misfits, nothing goes right, looking for love, disorder, farce, love and romance, goofy hero, society, misfit, comedy of errors, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
FRED: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: disorder, teenage life, obsessive quest, underdog, prank, rivalry, teenage love, suburbs, unfulfilled love, love and romance, misfit, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths with Abigail Paige (Paula Prentiss), a sweetly annoying girl who has just ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fiance fiancee relationship, contest, fishing, screwball, romance, nothing goes right, fall in love, sport, contests and competitions, love and romance, workplace intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, ireland, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 3.8
 592
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: sexual, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: disorder, animal life, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, rivalry, friends, battles, stoners, ambition, blind ambition, doctors and patients, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 30K
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, pregnancy, nightclub, romance, society, family relations, opposites attract, nothing goes right, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, offbeat, humorous, not serious
Audience: date night
Plot: bar fight, odd couple, misfit, society, small town, partners, couples, buddies, teenage life, small town life, disorder, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
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45%
 5.9
 16K
Management (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, humorous, witty, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, motel, romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love, true love, obsession, marriage, blind ambition, unfulfillment, hopes, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, arizona, las vegas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 979
Denial (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, love and romance, looking for love, love affair, family relations, crumbling marriage, unlikely couple, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.2
 3K
Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of Charlie Darby, who has everything going for him: a great job, friends, family, the whole package. The one thing Charlie doesn't have is love, because every time he gets close, he goes clinically insane. When he meets the perfect ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, workplace, brother brother relationship, love interest, neighbor, mother son relationship, mentally unstable, disorder, paranoid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, comedy of errors, social misfits, dishonesty, parody, fish, fall in love, pimp, stupidity, prostitution, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: urban, society, misfit, manners, disorder, workplace romance, fish out of water, legal, culture clash, legal action, workplace situations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
American Loser (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, ex-alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: alcoholic, social misfits, misfit, disorder, twentysomething life, love and romance, goofy hero, lifestyle, support group, couples, tourette's syndrome, dyslexia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.0
 144
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, family relations, siblings relations, contests and competitions, goofy hero, family business, camp, ambition, workplace, disorder, scout, summer camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Last Day of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere
Plot: kidnapping, confined, obnoxious boss, disorder, vengeful fired employee, friends, workplace, vengeance, life turned upside down, crimes, drugs/alcohol, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: rivalry, dysfunctional character, uninhibited rivalry, unfulfillment, passionate interest, life turned upside down, social misfits, misfit, buddies, breaking point, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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