Movies like I Heart Huckabees

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I Heart Huckabees (2004)
 6.7
 60K
I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, non-linear, intellectual, clever, surreal, talky, psychological ...
Plot: jealousy, private detective, existentialism, surveillance, investigation, divorce, rivalry, self discovery, escapades, strong sexual content, suburbs, firefighter, businessman, french, arson, coincidence, celebrity, anger, sex, cause and meaning, relationships, multiple storylines, agent, success, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and witty films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, mentor, brutality, pornography, life philosophy and catastrophe mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like I Heart Huckabees: Flirting with Disaster (1996), Office Space (1999), Breakfast of Champions (1999), Entourage (2015), Couples Retreat (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, michigan, new york, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.8
 225K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, unlikely criminals, obnoxious boss, rebelliousness, dull life, blackmail, workplace situations, coworker relationship, corporate world, friendship, party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the brink of suicide and is losing touch with reality.
Style: surreal, tragicomedy, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, losing-it hero, self discovery, small town life, small town, couple relations, against the rules, success, friendship, extramarital affair, adaptation ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
 72K
Entourage (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rivalry, alcohol, show business, showbiz, relationship vs career, celebrity, artists and showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, movie star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, spain, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Couples Retreat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, crumbling marriage, couple relations, island, resort, nothing goes right, farce, couples therapy, marriage, couples, romance, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, romance, infidelity, fall in love, couples, looking for love, love affair, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Lonely Guy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, singleness, starting over, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, loneliness, honeymoon, cruise, traffic jam, adaptation, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sleepwalk with Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: sleepwalking, love and romance, adulthood, couples, loser, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, comedian, wedding, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, light ...
Plot: farce, restaurant, boss and employee, cooking and food, power relations, workplace, rivalry, obnoxious boss, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's block, suffering, human nature, heaven and hell, postmodernism, glory, midlife crisis, writer's life, ex couple relations, artists and showbiz, alienation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 37K
Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: talky, humorous, surreal, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: therapy, great depression, switching roles, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s
Place: paris france, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 15K
She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: dark humor, realistic, offbeat, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, revenge, breakup, battle of the sexes, divorce, vengeance, obsession, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, humorous, biting ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, verbal byplay, ego clash, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, director, rehearsal, friends, buddies, postmodernism ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 156K
Rushmore (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: witty, stylized, humorous, cynical, clever ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: clever, realistic, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, dog, yuppie, self discovery, eating disorder, rescue, uninvited guest, extramarital affair, wealth, swimming pool, family, adoption ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 200K
Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, friendship, anger, death, funeral, jealousy, hockey, convenience store, male friendship, everyday life, cult, store ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 2K
Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, disorder, couples, dishonesty, twins, self discovery, couple relations, cons and scams, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, mistaken identity, showbiz ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 15K
Smiley Face (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.0
 5K
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, city life, infidelity, buddies, manners, couples, social relations, friends, family relations, urban, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Comic Book Villains (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, rivalry, comic book shop, dishonesty, small town life, crimes, love and romance, couple relations, golden years, cons and scams, crime, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 7K
Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 28K
Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, neighbor, jealousy, envy, best friend, inventor, dog, rise to the top, suburban life, couple relations, buddies, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: parody, save the day, parents and children, escapades, family relations, religions or cults, heroes, buddies, disorder, obsessive quest, society, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: dark humor, surreal, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: office, negotiation, workplace, disorder, dishonesty, computer system, fish out of water, comedy of errors, actor's life, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 17K
The Promotion (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, harsh ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, supermarket, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, workplace intrigue, couples, store, friends, thirtysomething life, unsupportive coworkers, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa, canada, chicago illinois, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, talky, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, on the road, advertising, fired from the job, gambling, starting over, human nature, americana, promotion, society, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, arizona, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: biting, witty, cynical, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: murder, apathy, eccentric family, couples, disorder, deadly, society, investigation, crimes, violence spree, couple relations, meet the parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 91K
Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: gross out humor, not serious, satirical, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, hollywood, stupidity, dishonesty, teenage life, buddies, escapades, superhero, lifestyle, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 22K
Fading Gigolo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.
Style: sexy, touching, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, jewish, pimp, prostitute, money problems, gigolo, sexual fantasy, jazz, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, vienna, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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