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, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, friendship, party, 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, storytelling, catastrophe, disorder, runaway and chase 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, imaginary, drugs/alcohol, sent to the future, friends, friendship, disorder, buddies, 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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, small town, chases and races, time machine, teenage life, sent to the past, destiny, misfit partners, disorder ...
Time: 80s, future, 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, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, time machine, inventions and discoveries, misfit partners, mad scientist, teenager, flying car, electric guitar, high school dance, lightning ...
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, couple relations, sexual activity, party, reunion, sexual exploration, high school reunion, strong sexual content, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, plan gone awry, investigation, drugs/alcohol, 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, sent to the past, hopes, youth, obstacle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1900s, 1810s ...
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: humorous, not serious, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, time machine, time travel, disco, partners, misfit partners, changing the past or future, adventure, drugs/alcohol, imaginary, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 70s, future, 20th century, 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, 2000s, 21st century, 12th century, future
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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%
 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, college life, disorder, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, student life, student, youth, starting over, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, stylized, not serious, humorous, surprise ending ...
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, fictional government agency, seeing the future, benign alien ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 60s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, friendship, vacation, family relations, eccentric family, family life, friends, disorder, children, lake or river, stupidity, overweight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, college life, young people, birthday, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, buddies, plan gone awry, disorder, debauchery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa, medical school
⇓ 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, exciting, talky, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, pub, sent to the future, friendship, loser, journey, farce, misfit, question, frustration, boyfriend, existence paradox ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, changing the past or future, race against time, goofy hero, disorder, comedy of errors, misfit, misfit partners, escapades ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
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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, realistic, sentimental, not serious, funny ...
Plot: hotel, drinking, insurance, friendship, swimming pool, infidelity, salesman, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, feel good, sexual, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: pornography, strong sexual content, porn, romance, filmmaking, best friends, sexual attraction, sexual activity, fall in love, small town, love of one's life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ 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, family relations, living with parents, goofy hero, adulthood, man child, becoming an adult, childhood trauma, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, love and romance, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, friends, space and aliens, imaginary, love and romance, student life, teaching the ways of the world, alien encounter, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
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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, toy comes to life, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, lifestyle change, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1985, 2010s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Norman's Awesome Experience (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Through the experiment of a crazy scientist, his colleague Norman, model Erica and her photographer are sent back in time to the Romans. They arrive in a small village, controlled by the Roman Septimus Fabius and a fat village mayor. They teach the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: time travel, adventure, village life, revolution, village, state affairs, imaginary, disorder, sheep, siege, arrow, roman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, feel good, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, mentor, friendship, high school, marijuana, party, community service, camping, big brother, dimwit, womanizer, geek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: humorous, sexual, realistic, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: virginity, looking for sex, party, teen sex comedy, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, graduation, masturbation, high school life, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
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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, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: restaurant, friendship, party, workplace romance, waiter, employer employee relationship, speaking german, screaming, chef, workplace, buddies, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 159K
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, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: toy comes to life, teddy bear, buddies, odd couple, friends, adoption, drugs/alcohol, courthouse, sperm bank, happy ending, family problems, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, party, looking for sex, teenager, youth, friendship, nerds, social awkwardness, one night, plan gone awry, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, not serious, realistic, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: party, looking for sex, teen sex comedy, masturbation, humiliation, beach house, student life, sex, love and romance, unlikely couple, sexual exploration, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ 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, teacher student sex, uninvited guest, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, stripper, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: holiday, vacation, popularity, friendship, adolescence, social awkwardness, looking for sex, coming of age, buddies, sexual activity, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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