Movies like Joe Dirt

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Joe Dirt (2001)
 5.9
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Joe Dirt
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the irrepressibly optimistic Joe hits the road alone in search of his folks.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, realistic, idiotic, feel good, absurd, bad ending, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, on the road, buddies, dumb, goofy hero, parody, beer, stupidity, friendship, sarcasm, nothing goes right, misfit, storytelling, lame, partners, janitor, meteorite, disorder, happy ending, friends, mentor, destiny, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, idaho, louisiana, california
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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Adventure, Comedy
USA, Canada, Germany
88 min.
 7.1
Fanboys
Adventure, Comedy, Drama
USA
90 min.
 6.6
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Most similar movies to Joe Dirt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, idiotic and realistic films with plots about storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, brutality, fantasy world and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Joe Dirt: Tommy Boy (1995), Strange Wilderness (2008), Dumb and Dumber To (2014), Black Sheep (1996), Fanboys (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.1
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Tommy Boy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, buddies, father son relationship, dumb, stupidity, parents and children, sarcasm, factory, beer, nothing goes right, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   84%
 
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family life, actor's life, parents and children, kids and family, family, artists and showbiz, jungle, love and romance, youth, family relations, childhood, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   70%
    User:   75%
 
Strange Wilderness
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, nothing goes right, farce, adventure, buddies, marijuana, redemption, obsessive quest, friendship, parody, pornography, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, ecuador, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   57%
 
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Dumb and Dumber To
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, stupidity, road trip, on the road, buddies, dumb, adoption, goofy hero, drugs/alcohol, misfit partners, prank, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   78%
 
 6.2
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Black Sheep
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: politics, buddies, sarcasm, parents and children, dishonesty, nitrous oxide, love and romance, stupidity, dumb, weed, partners, political satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
 6.6
 53K
Fanboys
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1999, Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of The Phantom Menace before its release.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: road trip, friendship, space opera, geek, on the road, fan, adventure, buddies, star trek, star wars, obsessive quest, nerds ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, texas
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    User:   46%
 
Friday After Next
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track him down.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: chase, urban, buddies, shopping mall, christmas, nothing goes right, revenge, partners, disorder, gangsters, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
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Senior Trip
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: parody, road trip, high school, on the road, goofy hero, teacher, teenager, drugs, adventure, hardcase students, stupidity, geek ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   100%
 
 5.6
 28K
Bubble Boy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jimmy is young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom... who pines for the sweet caresses of girl-next-door Chloe. But when Chloe decides to marry her high school boyfriend, Jimmy -- ...
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, parents and children, farce, on the road, dumb, romance, nothing goes right, family relations, stereotypes, stupidity, niagara falls, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, road movie, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: road trip, marijuana, drugs, on the road, weed, drugs/alcohol, buddies, race issues, racism, stereotypes, male nudity, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
 6.6
 296K
Due Date
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: humorous, feel good, road movie, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: road trip, stupidity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, getting home, comedy of errors, unlikely friendships, bonding, odd couple, weed, misfit, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, los angeles, california, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
 3.5
 10K
Delta Farce
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military, farce, buddies, soldier, lame, dumb, iraq war, village, military life, stupidity, weapons, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
National Lampoon's European Vacation
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, nothing goes right, chase, parody, family problems, family relations, family, disorder, parents and children, stereotypes, family vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, germany, france ...
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System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
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Year One
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: humorous, epic, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, adventure, slavery, stupidity, nothing goes right, escapades, road trip, lame, misfit, partners, dumb ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
 5.2
 7K
Cabin Boy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, goofy hero, parody, prank, irreverent, boat, ship, stupidity, ocean or sea, forces of nature, mistaken identity, nothing goes right ...
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
 6.0
 13K
Senseless
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, goofy hero, contests and competitions, drugs, college life, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, mentor, parody, fish out of water, ambition, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
Roadside Prophets
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: motorcycle, desert, obsession, hotel, on the road, americana, adventure, existentialism, road trip, partners, life & death, video game ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, nevada, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
 5.9
 107K
Wild Hogs
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, road trip, adventure, motorcycle, on the road, buddies, self discovery, friends, suburbs, lame, dumb, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, california, pacific ocean, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
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Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Having satisfied their urge for White Castle, Harold and Kumar jump on a plane to catch up with Harold's love interest, who's headed for the Netherlands. But the pair must change their plans when Kumar is accused of being a terrorist. Rob ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, stupidity, politics, on the road, drugs, male nudity, nothing goes right, weed, road trip, stereotypes, prejudice, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alabama, cuba, florida, texas, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
The Dukes of Hazzard
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, countryside, buddies, reality tv, adventure, chases and races, cars, bikini, friends, lame, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
 5.4
 124K
Grown Ups 2
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, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: buddies, eccentric family, small town, family relations, dumb, friends, stupidity, midlife crisis, lame, friendship, couple relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
Barbershop 2: Back in Business
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The continuing adventures of the barbers at Calvin's Barbershop. Gina, a stylist at the beauty shop next door, is now trying to cut in on his buisness. Calvin is again struggling to keep his father's shop and traditions alive--this time ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fighting the system, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, underdog, urban, family business, workplace situations, beauty salon, stereotypes, ambition, happy ending, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
 6.1
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Vacation
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, family relations, amusement park, chase, grand canyon, disorder, roller coaster, cow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
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 6.4
 10K
Dutch
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.
Style: road movie, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: boarding school, holiday, culture clash, working class, road trip, buddies, mischievous children, mentor, reluctant partners, prank, parents and children, bullying ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: holiday, christmas, marijuana, buddies, postmodernism, weed, obsessive quest, stoners, adventure, chase, nothing goes right, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
The Benchwarmers
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, vengeance, sport, beer, anti heroes, bullying, drinking, athlete's life, nerds, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
 5.2
 14K
Racing Stripes
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, underdog, adventure, gangsters, father daughter relationship, talking animals, racing, animals, kids and family, dog, race, contests and competitions ...
Place: kentucky, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
 4.8
 34K
Black Knight
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, fish out of water, magic, medieval, imaginary, knight, misfit, disorder, palaces castles and temples, lame, goofy hero ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 14th century, 2000s
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 

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Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
Place: california, europe, seattle, usa, venice ...
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System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, road movie, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, guilt, on the road, single parent, relationships, drinking, parents and children, singleness, family relations, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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