Movies like Hot Tub Time Machine

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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
 6.4
 153K
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, not serious, clever, melancholic, idiotic, interesting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, party, time machine, changing the past or future, friendship, reunion, cold war, bully, midlife crisis, bet, casual sex, sarcasm, ski resort, drinking, stupidity, friends, drugs/alcohol, sexual activity, foul language, snow, suicide attempt, singer, geek, destiny, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1986, 2010s, future
Place: usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, not serious and clever films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, chase and disorder mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Hot Tub Time Machine: Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future Part II (1989), American Reunion (2012), The Hangover (2009), The Spirit of '76 (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Lou, who has become the "father of the Internet," is shot by an unknown assailant, Jacob and Nick fire up the time machine again to save their friend.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, drugs/alcohol, imaginary, sent to the future, friends, friendship, buddies, disorder, virtual reality, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, time machine, chases and races, small town, sent to the past, teenage life, destiny, misfit partners, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, clever, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, time machine, inventions and discoveries, misfit partners, lightning, mad scientist, high school dance, flying car, electric guitar, teenager ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 2010s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, sexual attraction, friendship, buddies, party, couple relations, sexual activity, reunion, strong sexual content, sexual exploration, high school reunion, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.7
 663K
The Hangover (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, friends, memory loss, buddies, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship between men, investigation, drugs/alcohol, plan gone awry, stupidity, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of failing high school students -- Bill S. Preston, Esquire and Ted "Theodore" Logan -- are visited by a time traveler from the future who takes them on an adventure through time to gather up actual historical figures to help them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, heavy metal, high school, adventure, best friend, disorder, hopes, sent to the past, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1870s, 1800s ...
Place: california, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Spirit of '76 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still believing themselves to be in 1776, the time travellers attempt to ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, fish out of water, disco, sent to the past, changing the past or future, misfit partners, chases and races, imaginary, hopes, misfit, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1976, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 17K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, alternate timeline, master and servant, adventure, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, altering history, culture clash, dragon, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 12th century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.3
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Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, neighbor neighbor relationship, stupidity, farce, youth, fraternity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, prank, rivalry, college, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 35K
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: hotel, insurance, friendship, social awkwardness, goofy hero, friends, fish out of water, buddies, disorder, misfit, drinking, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 202K
Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, college, party, disorder, college life, youth, starting over, lifestyle, marital problem, student, student life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 305K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, secret agents, time machine, ufo, sent to the past, alien, race against time, creature, seeing the future, fictional government agency, benign alien ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 208K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: reunion, vacation, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, family life, friends, disorder, children, lake or river, stupidity, arrow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 68K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, youth, young people, college life, nothing goes right, birthday, drugs/alcohol, buddies, plan gone awry, disorder, debauchery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, medical school, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time machine, time travel, adventure, fish out of water, changing the past or future, race against time, comedy of errors, goofy hero, disorder, misfit partners, escapades, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, talky, exciting, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, pub, journey, sent to the future, friendship, surprising revelation, petty job, friends, escapades, social misfits, existence paradox, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 4.1
 740
Dr. Alien (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the mysterious and sexy Ms. Xenobia takes over the biology class at the local college, the dating life of supergeek Wesley Littlejohn takes a serious turn. Littlejohn agrees to be a lab rat for the professor's unusual vitamin research ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, sex, alien, love and romance, student life, imaginary, teaching the ways of the world, space and aliens, benign alien, switching roles, youth, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 244K
Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, adulthood, goofy hero, family relations, living with parents, becoming an adult, man child, childhood trauma, family life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, friends, wedding, best man, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously ...
Style: sexual, humorous, feel good, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: pornography, porn, strong sexual content, pornographic video, romance, best friends, filmmaking, fall in love, sexual attraction, small town, sexual activity, love of one's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 478K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: adolescence, party, teenage life, looking for sex, youth, friendship, teenager, nerds, social awkwardness, one night, plan gone awry, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 533K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, party, buddies, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, toy comes to life, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, objects come to life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s, 2010s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 223K
American Pie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The whole gang are back and as close as ever. They decide to get even closer by spending the summer together at a beach house. They decide to hold the biggest party ever to be seen, even if the preparation doesn't always go to plan. Especially ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, not serious, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: party, looking for sex, teen sex comedy, masturbation, humiliation, beach house, student life, sex, unlikely couple, parents and children, boyfriend, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 210K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, mentor, friendship, high school, marijuana, party, camping, community service, womanizer, dimwit, geek, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 167K
Ted 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, comic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teddy bear, buddies, toy comes to life, friends, odd couple, adoption, drugs/alcohol, courthouse, sperm bank, happy ending, misfit, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 83K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, party, friendship, workplace romance, speaking german, waiter, employer employee relationship, screaming, chef, workplace, petty job, odd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 82K
That's My Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's ...
Style: humorous, absurd, dark humor, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, disorder, cheating fiancee, uninvited guest, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, teacher student sex, stripper, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, 2010s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, teenage life, high school, friendship, teenager, life turned upside down, youth, time loop, top secret, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 61K
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, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beer, competition, alcohol, prostitute, german, friends, disorder, buddies, ambition, championship, alcohol abuse, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, usa, munich germany, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 350K
American Pie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: sexual, humorous, funny, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night
Plot: virginity, teen sex comedy, looking for sex, party, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, sexuality, teenage sexuality, coming of age, graduation, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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