Movies like The Money Pit

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The Money Pit (1986)
 6.3
 45K
The Money Pit (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling mansion falls to pieces around them, the two watch in hilarious horror as everything – including the kitchen sink – disappears into the 'Money Pit'.
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, romantic, semi serious, funny, surreal, clever, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, nothing goes right, family in crisis, chaos, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, danger, unfulfillment, old house, home renovation, farce, yuppie, cynicism, house, screwball, culture clash, adaptation, writers, love story, greed, life philosophy, love triangle, love and romance, newlyweds ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Money Pit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, couples, storytelling, adaptation and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Money Pit: Couples Retreat (2009), The Lonely Guy (1984), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), HouseSitter (1992), Miami Rhapsody (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
73%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: race against time, fish out of water, house, workplace intrigue, save the day, rivalry, family relations, danger, tv show, contests and competitions, parents and children, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 20K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, hidden identity, cons and scams, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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
Place: florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
 36K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, priest, couple relations, marriage, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, love and romance, family relations, farce, disorder, ten commandments, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: clever, realistic, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, professor, historian, showbiz, young lovers, actor's life, misfit, fish out of water, youth, lifestyle, couples, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: mafia, impostor, comedy of errors, opposites attract, cons and scams, crimes, nothing goes right, suburbs, dishonesty, couples, disorder, going straight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, romance, workplace situations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Opera Lover (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A middle-aged produce salesman finds his love of opera and singing reawakened when his childhood love returns to town.
Style: feel good, psychological, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, hopes, couple relations, romance, screwball, couples, family problems, love affair, working class, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: farce, dog, romance, fugitives, crimes, couple relations, chases and races, legal action, unlikely criminals, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.8
 5K
Mr. Wrong (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, realistic, dark humor, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, drugs/alcohol, dangerous attraction, danger, woman in danger, wooing, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, talky, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, buddies, dishonesty, nothing goes right, couple relations, crumbling marriage, on the road, partners, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
What's Up, Doc? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to have devoted her life to confusing and embarrassing him. At the same time a ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chase, hotel, love triangle, judge, love and romance, screwball, opposites attract, nothing goes right, verbal byplay, comedy of errors, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, disintegration ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, eviction, apartment, romance, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, couples, disorder, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 16K
The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: inheritance, wedding, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, couple relations, bank, opposites attract, love and romance, looking for love, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 33K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
58%
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, satirical ...
Plot: heist, unemployment, bankruptcy, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, couple relations, romance, couples, husband wife relationship, bank robbery, kids and family, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their ...
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: summer, professor, doctor, farce, infidelity, romance, couples, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 5K
Love Stinks (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A movie about a relationship...that's worse than yours. Seth (Stewart), a sitcom writer-producer, meets Chelsea (Wilson), an interior decorator, at his best friend's (Bellamy) wedding. He's immediately sexually attracted to her while ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: spa, romance, opposites attract, nothing goes right, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, twentysomething life, singleness, destructive relationship, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 2K
My Chauffeur (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A feisty young woman accepts a mysterious offer to become a chauffeur for a Beverly Hills limousine business, much to the chagrin of her older male coworkers and the disbelief of her customers.
Style: humorous, sexual, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, fall in love, verbal byplay, love and romance, screwball, couples, social differences, high school life, youth, high school, male chauvinism, limousine driver ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, camp, adventure, holiday, nothing goes right, parents and children, in-laws, coming of age, friends, family relations, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 10K
Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, referee, romance, singleness, fall in love, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 2K
The Favor (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: denver colorado, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.7
 29K
The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, friends, poker, odd couple, roommate, apartment, suicide attempt, crumbling marriage, separated, misfit, fish out of water, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 4K
Bye Bye Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, vampire, family life, suburbs, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, riddles and clues, parents and children, family relations, infidelity, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, couples, fall in love, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family relations, love and romance, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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