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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, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, friendship, time machine, party, drugs/alcohol, reunion, friends, sarcasm, drinking, stupidity, foul language, sexual activity, midlife crisis, casual sex, bet, cold war, suicide attempt, bully, snow, singer, geek, buddies, sent to the past, resort ...
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 storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, disorder, chase and destiny mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Hot Tub Time Machine: Back to the Future Part II (1989), Back to the Future (1985), Men in Black 3 (2012), Back to the Future Part III (1990), American Reunion (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, changing the past or future, buddies, drugs/alcohol, imaginary, disorder, friends, friendship, sent to the future, sent to the past, male nudity, dance club ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: 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, humorous, clever, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, misfit partners, inventions and discoveries, time machine, teenage life, teenager, lightning, electric guitar, flying car, high school dance ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 2010s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, offbeat, witty, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, heavy metal, time machine, high school, hopes, youth, disorder, sent to the past, best friend, misfit partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1810s, 1900s ...
Place: california, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, adventure, mad scientist, small town, chases and races, teenage life, time machine, misfit partners, sent to the past, disorder, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.8
 296K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: not serious, humorous, exciting, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, secret agents, time machine, sent to the past, alien, benign alien, ufo, seeing the future, fictional government agency, race against time, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, florida, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, sentimental, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, old west, sent to the past, gunfight, fish out of water, time machine, small town, cavalry, outlaw, inventor ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s, 20th century, 1880s, year 1985 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: sexual, humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, sexual attraction, friendship, reunion, strong sexual content, buddies, friends, couple relations, sexual activity, boyfriend, lifestyle, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, 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 travel, adventure, time machine, changing the past or future, fish out of water, race against time, comedy of errors, goofy hero, mad scientist, disorder, misfit partners, escapades ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: disco, time travel, fish out of water, time machine, drugs/alcohol, on the run, imaginary, misfit, adventure, disorder, misfit partners, changing the past or future ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 22nd century, year 1976
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: feel good, humorous, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, alternate timeline, adventure, goofy hero, master and servant, fish out of water, disorder, life turned upside down, altering history, culture clash, wizards, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: futuristic, humorous, talky, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the future, pub, farce, social misfits, friendship, bar, imaginary, friends, buddies, escapades, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, surprise ending, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, teenage life, time machine, high school, teenager, found footage, teenage love, friendship, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2004, 2000s ...
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 203K
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, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: reunion, friendship, vacation, family relations, eccentric family, friends, disorder, family life, lake or river, children, stupidity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1978
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 647K
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, buddies, memory loss, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship between men, plan gone awry, investigation, stupidity, escapades, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 256K
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, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, farce, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Plot: time travel, village, village life, revolution, imaginary, adventure, state affairs, disorder, arrow, siege, sheep, roman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 67K
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, realistic, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, youth, college life, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, young people, nothing goes right, buddies, birthday, twentysomething life, plan gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his girlfriend, Julie and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick struggles to cope with his loss and grief. Suffering from migraine-like seizures, Nick soon discovers that he has the power to change the past via his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, awful, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, sent to the past, suicide, brain tumor, underwear, hopes, supernatural ability, couple relations, haunted by the past, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 86K
Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: clever, surreal, talky, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, inventions and discoveries, time machine, identity crisis, paradox, garage, mathematics, guilt, party, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.8
 246K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, looking for love, loneliness, family secret, fall in love, supernatural ability, couple relations, party, rainy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 468K
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, looking for sex, party, friendship, youth, teenager, social awkwardness, obsessive quest, one night, plan gone awry, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, buddies, wedding, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, best man, misfit, drugs/alcohol, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Happy Accidents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to ...
Style: talky, clever, offbeat, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, destiny, changing the past or future, romance, therapist, hopes, love and romance, misfit, couples, disorder, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 716
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: date night, teens
Plot: sex, alien, coming of age, college, benign alien, odd couple, laboratory, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, teenage love, alien encounter, college life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A 1950s author (Terumi Matthews) is transported to 1990s Brooklyn, where she meets a woman (Nicole Zaray) who reads about her life.
Style: stylized, serious, sexy, mind bending, art house ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, bisexuality, gays and lesbians, writer's life, journalism, haunted by the past, imaginary, radiation, bisexual, past, murder ...
Time: future, 50s, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 214K
Paul (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, talky, funny, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien encounter, friends, chase, ufo, alien, escapades, space and aliens, geek, road trip, friendship, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980, year 1947, 1940s
Place: nevada, usa, wyoming, san diego california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 199K
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, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, sex doll, mouth to mouth resuscitation, eviction, bribery, funeral, divorce, singer, debate, party, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 522K
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, witty, funny, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, buddies, couple relations, toy comes to life, friendship, party, teddy bear, wish come true, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, lifestyle change ...
Time: year 2012, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 80K
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, funny, absurd, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, cheating fiancee, teacher student sex, brother sister incest, drugs/alcohol, uninvited guest, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, social misfits, buddies, best friends, partners, disorder, obsessive quest, dumb, misfit, family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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