Movies like Hot Tub Time Machine

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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
 6.4
 158K
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, nostalgic, buddy movie, cult film, clever, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, reunion, cold war, bully, midlife crisis, bet, casual sex, profanity, swearing, sarcasm, drinking, stupidity, friends, drugs/alcohol, sexual activity, foul language, snow, suicide attempt, singer, geek, destiny ...
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, chase, storytelling, disorder and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Hot Tub Time Machine: Back to the Future (1985), The Hangover (2009), Back to the Future Part II (1989), American Reunion (2012), Dude, Where's My Car? (2000). 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, friends, sent to the future, drugs/alcohol, silly humor, profanity, sexual content, buddies, friendship, disorder ...
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, humorous, exciting, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, chases and races, inventor, sent to the past, destiny, fish out of water, teenage life, small town ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
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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, funny, not serious, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, party, comedy of errors, buddies, nothing goes right, memory loss, bachelor party, friendship between men, drugs/alcohol, disorder, escapades, hung over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
⇓ 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: teens, date night, family outing, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, misfit partners, sent to the past, inventor, inventions and discoveries, lightning, fish out of water, mad scientist, electric guitar, diner ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1955 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, party, sexual attraction, friendship, buddies, couple relations, sexual activity, reunion, strong sexual content, sexual exploration, high school reunion, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jesse and Chester, two bumbling stoners, wake up one morning from a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car. They encounter a variety of people while looking for it, including their angry girlfriends, an angry street gang, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stoners, obsessive quest, idiot, friendship, memory loss, stupidity, nothing goes right, save the world, misfit partners, alien, buddies, dumb ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, time machine, time travel, fish out of water, profanity, imaginary, hopes, chases and races, heroes, disorder, adventure, satire ...
Time: 20th century, future, 70s, 1770s, 18th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 119K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, friendship, goofy hero, save the world, space and aliens, alien encounter, buddies, partners, living with parents, evil alien, father daughter relationship, battle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.9
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Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy
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: funny, humorous, witty, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teddy bear, odd couple, friends, buddies, friendship, party, couple relations, marijuana, toy comes to life, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, objects come to life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 209K
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, youth, marital problem, starting over, buddies, lifestyle, student life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 219K
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, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, reunion, friendship, friends, family relations, family life, eccentric family, couples, adulthood, stupidity, disorder, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Hangover Part II (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Hangover crew heads to Thailand for Stu's wedding. After the disaster of a bachelor party in Las Vegas last year, Stu is playing it safe with a mellow pre-wedding brunch. However, nothing goes as planned and Bangkok is the perfect setting ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, twists and turns, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, sting operation, disappearance, profanity, dentist, interpol, undercover cop, monk, memory loss, wedding, family disapproval, question ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, thailand, usa, bangkok thailand, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, sentimental, light, funny, melancholic ...
Plot: insurance, friendship, hotel, friends, goofy hero, social awkwardness, disorder, buddies, fish out of water, misfit, drinking, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
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29%
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, futuristic, exciting, not serious, tricky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, sent to the future, friendship, loser, disorder, alternate reality, parallel universe, time loop, pub, underdog, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, master and servant, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, dragon, altering history, culture clash, flatulence ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 12th century, 21st century, future
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 70K
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, college life, nothing goes right, youth, young people, drugs/alcohol, birthday, buddies, plan gone awry, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 34K
Orgazmo (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Joe Young is a devout Mormon living in L.A. trying to raise enough money to go back to Utah and marry his girlfriend, Lisa. Joe is spreading the word about the church of Latter Day Saints one day when he's confronted by two burly bodyguards. A ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, light, talky ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, light, feel good, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, comedy of errors, fish out of water, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, goofy hero, disorder, misfit, misfit partners ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, cult film ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, funny, melancholic, absurd ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
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Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Romance, 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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
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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, witty, sentimental, not serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 135K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 232K
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: sex comedy, humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 824
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, sex comedy
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