Movies like Man About Dog

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Man About Dog (2004)
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Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads head south on a road trip in the hope of seeing a man about a dog. Foul-mouthed and funny, Man About Dog is full of great craic.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, crimes, gambling, bookies, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, male bonding, male friendship, friendship between men, friends, partners, crime, graphic violence, down on your luck, road trip, irish
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe

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Most similar movies to Man About Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, friends, buddies, crimes, nothing goes right, ambition and partners mostly in Comedy, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Man About Dog: Mystics (2003), The Nugget (2002), Freebird (2008), Moroccan Gigolos (2013), Pretty Bird (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, seance, scam, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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95%
 6.0
 2K
The Nugget (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: gold, ambition, disorder, couple relations, social misfits, partners, crime gone awry, buddies, nothing goes right, cons and scams, treasure hunt, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 642
Freebird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Rock and Roll Road Movie Comedy set in Wales
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: gang, on the road, motorcycle chase, nothing goes right, buddies, crimes, drugs/alcohol, disorder, countryside, drug dealing, friends, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Moroccan Gigolos (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story follows three young men who are willing to do anything to reach their dreams, even to prostitute themselves to gain money for the bussines they want. They obviously get themselves into trouble and various funny situations.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, comedy of errors, ambition, disorder, race against time, nothing goes right, buddies, sex worker, chases and races, friendship between men, blind ambition, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.0
 1K
Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: americana, friendship, disorder, partners, dark humor, buddies, friends, desire for fame, unemployment, experimenting, profanity, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.6
 786
Almost Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Kyle returns from his stag-do with a sexually transmitted disease, he's left unable to have sex with his fiancée Lydia in the run-up to their wedding.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: couple relations, couples, dishonesty, buddies, friends, disorder, infidelity, sexually transmitted disease, wedding, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Southbound Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz and his friends take a road trip after discovering his landlord's plot to kill the creator of the Showboy magazine. Chaz must choose between his beloved magazines, his best friends, the girl of his dreams, or saving an innocent man's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friends, buddies, on the road, moral dilemma, road trip, slacker, magazine, garage, convention, bar
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Who's Got the Action? (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lawyer begins to win after his wife secretly becomes his bookie to save their money.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: bookies, gambling, bookie, ambition, rivalry, crimes, silly humor, dishonesty, gangsters, disorder, forces of nature, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
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50%
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Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, reunion, hitman, misfit, friendship, partners, deadly, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, death in the family, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 128
The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, friends, family relations, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, dublin ireland, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 3K
Adam & Paul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This movie follows a day in the life of two Dublin Heroin addicts, Adam and Paul. Adam is the taller and slightly smarter of the two while Paul is his sidekick. Since they were small boys, Adam and Paul have withered into two hopeless, desperate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, buddies, social misfits, society, stoners, heroin, family relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, misfit, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Moon in a Bottle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zeta has a month to hand in a novel she has been commissioned to write and every day she searches for inspiration among the strange customers who are regulars at the Café Rossignol. There she becomes close to Alicia, a pretty waitress who ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: ambition, fall in love, desire for fame, friends, writer's life, love and romance, bar, ghost writer, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, drifter, donkey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 1K
C(r)ook (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer for the Russian Mafia in Vienna wants to retire and write a book about his passion - cooking. The mafia godfather suspects treason.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: dishonesty, ambition, hitman, cooking and food, one last job, follow your dream, hopes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, career change, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 739
Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 1K
Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, disorder, rise to the top, contests and competitions, on the run, love triangle, village, family relations, fall in love, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, los angeles, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 72
Scalpers (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A newcomer to ticket scalping, Joey Grey fights for his place in this new world.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, rivalry, kids in trouble, obsession, gambling, rebelliousness, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, buddies, ambition, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, family life, cons and scams, social relations, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, village, alien, con artists, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bubbles and the other boys get a letter from a TPB fan club president in Minneapolis, Minnesota to do a live show at the State Theatre for Christmas. Ricky goes along with it to make nice with Santa Jesus God after a rough-up the previous year, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: friends, buddies, disorder, crimes, society, misfit, christmas, show, social misfits, life is a bitch
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.7
 1K
The Test (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the final test of a public tender for federal judge in Rio de Janeiro, the four finalists lawyers come from bizarre way: the gaucho Rogério Carlos (Fábio Porchat) comes surrounded woman dressed transvestites, the São Paulo Rezende (Rodrigo ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, ambition, fish out of water, friends, legal, silly humor, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Santa Claus Gang (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On christmas eve, three friends dressed as Santa Clauses, are arrested for attempted robbery and taken to police station, suspected to be group of thieves known as "The Santa Claus Gang". While trying to prove their innocence, the three ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: false accusation, buddies, comedy of errors, law enforcement, nothing goes right, ambition, police station, heist, friendship, silly humor, rivalry, bookies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 924
August 15th (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three men are abandonned by their wives for a few days in the summer holidays. They are alone with five kids to feed and a house to maintain. And they will learn what they did wrong with their wives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, self discovery, family relations, disorder, friends, life turned upside down, buddies, introspection, parents and children, fish out of water, ocean or sea, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 30
Cruisin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Comedy - Devin Begley, Destiny Monique, Amanda Nix, Liana Mendoza, Noel Gugliemi
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friendship, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, buddies, social differences, disorder, profanity, nightlife, fight, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Man from Macau (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crime, casino, crimes, rivalry, cons and scams, chases and races, dishonesty, illusion, undercover, gambler, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 53
Flip a Coin (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: CASPER and PHILIP two friends in their mid twenties, share a flat and spend most of their time chasing after girls. They chat girls up together, then flip a coin about who gets to pursue her. PHILIP always wins, but CASPER is the lucky one with the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, heist, crimes, fall in love, buddies, womanizer, nanny, friendship, bet, seduction, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 2K
Holy Water (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The village of Kilcoulins Leap was once a thriving spa town, and was home to a famous Holy Well, but now offers little by way of employment for its people, and its decline seems inexorable. When local Postie, Podger Byrnes, comes up with a plan to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, disorder, comedy of errors, social relations, cons and scams, dishonesty, buddies, unlikely criminals, crimes, nothing goes right, friends, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: You may see one show, but you haven't senn them all! Following on from the amazingly successful JAY AND SILENT BOB TEA BAGGING IN THE UK, Fast-talking, foul mouthed Jay and his "hetero life partner' Silent Bob return with their second ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, buddies, odd couple, misfit partners, partners, friends, filmmaking, friendship, profanity, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 1K
The Dope (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alphonse Brown, who firmly believes he is the bastard son of James Brown, meets up with his best friend Scotch after Brown gets out of jail. On their way to Paris to begin careers as recording artists, the pair stumbles across a potent type of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: drug dealing, partners, crimes, friends, buddies, chases and races, drug abuse, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, chase, nothing goes right, misfit partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Film with Me in It (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, friends, unsuccessful, dark humor, crimes, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, unlikely criminals, buddies, deadly, friendship between men, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 1K
Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, cons and scams, rock, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 620
WTF (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Rémi Gaillard is the real character of the World network, troll, provocateur, one of the biggest-selling comic actor in Europe. One and a half milliards of viewing and millions of fans. A day came, and he decided to steady down: got married, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, desire for fame, ambition, buddies, rising to stardom, disorder, fictional reality show, escapades, sex, computers and web, friends, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%