Movies like Homo Erectus

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Homo Erectus (2007)
 3.4
 2K
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, nothing goes right, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, unfulfillment, goofy hero, underdog, 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, semi serious and not serious films with plots about disorder, love and romance, rivalry, misfit, romance, culture clash and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Homo Erectus: Caveman (1981), Senseless (1998), D.C. Cab (1983), Changing Habits (1997), Fools Rush In (1997). 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: teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, parody, friendship, partners, buddies, disorder, misfit, underdog, rivalry, leadership, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, 80s
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95%
 6.1
 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, nothing goes right, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, contests and competitions, youth, blindness and impaired vision, fish out of water, talking about masturbation, mentor ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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, unlikely partners, siblings relations, nothing goes right, city life, workplace situations, underdog, rescue, fish out of water, ambition, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: convent, nun, disorder, society, store, young lovers, hidden identity, family relations, prodigy, clergy, single parent, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.0
 31K
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, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, nothing goes right, society, social differences, pregnancy, nightclub, lifestyle change, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: feminism, media, power relations, survival, underdog, rivalry, youth, teenage life, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, blind ambition, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: music band, one more chance, musical tour, one last chance, failed attempt, disorder, ambition, underdog, audition, rivalry, model, salesman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, escapades, contests and competitions, social misfits, teenage life, disorder, society, misfit, goofy hero, ambition, friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, eccentric family, couples, society, meet the parents, family relations, couple relations, romance, culture clash, love and romance, nothing goes right, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, youth, gender, friends, couples, partners, buddies, on the road, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, humorous, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sport, basketball, cross dressing, farce, gender, fashion, unfulfilled love, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, follow your dream, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: ballet, farce, buddies, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, siblings relations, goofy hero, cons and scams, rivalry, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: mental illness, introspection, society, misfit, family relations, therapy, cure, dysfunctional family, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, family relations, couples, hopes, human nature, love affair, transsexual, parents and children, love and romance, nothing goes right, eccentric family, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous
Plot: love and romance, goofy hero, disorder, looking for love, comedy of errors, best friends, social misfits, nothing goes right, misfit, society, friends, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, teenage life, escapades, suburbs, disorder, teenage love, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, rivalry, youth, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.5
 593
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: not serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: doctors and patients, goofy hero, contests and competitions, animal life, disorder, friends, battles, stoners, rivalry, underdog, ambition, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: contest, fishing, fiance fiancee relationship, screwball, romance, workplace intrigue, contests and competitions, love affair, fall in love, goofy hero, love and romance, sport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, ireland, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, incest, brother sister incest, father daughter incest, romance, gory, shakespeare, social misfits, goofy hero, unfulfillment, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 44K
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: not serious, cynical, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: spelling bee, competition, fish out of water, disorder, loser, rivalry, social misfits, hopes, blind ambition, working the system, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ 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, offbeat, not serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: bar fight, misfit, society, odd couple, urban, friends, social relations, family relations, pregnancy, teenage life, love and romance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 17K
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, semi serious, humorous, emotional, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, motel, romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love, true love, obsession, marriage, hopes, follow your dream, goofy hero, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, arizona, las vegas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 989
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, humorous, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, couple relations, romance, love affair, love and romance, thirtysomething life, couples, crumbling marriage, unlikely couple, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, romance, workplace, brother brother relationship, love interest, neighbor, mother son relationship, disorder, mentally unstable, paranoid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, feel good, not serious, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, high school life, love and romance, contests and competitions, teenage life, follow your dream, hopes, unfulfilled love, friendship, fish out of water, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cheerleader ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Another Happy Day (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: estate, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, disorder, siblings relations, parents and children, wedding, ex husband ex wife relationship, remarry, family relations, getting along ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This is the story of Karan and Tanya. Karan is in love with Tanya but is too shy to tell her. One day Tanya witnesses the murder of a scientist by his evil twin brother, the underworld don Mehboob, and needs to flee the country. When Karan's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, scientist, rivalry, wooing, disorder, romance, fall in love, track down, dishonesty, cons and scams, woman in danger, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dubai, middle east, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, offbeat ...
Plot: alcoholic, misfit, social misfits, goofy hero, love and romance, twentysomething life, disorder, couples, lifestyle, support group, dyslexia, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace situations, love and romance, manners, disorder, workplace romance, workplace, fall in love, romance, legal action, urban, society, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: dark humor, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: rivalry, unfulfillment, buddies, breaking point, misfit, social misfits, uninhibited rivalry, friends, life turned upside down, dysfunctional character, quibbling, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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