Movies like The Money Pit

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The Money Pit (1986)
 6.4
 54K
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, whimsical, weird, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: home renovation, old house, screwball, romance, couple relations, nothing goes right, family in crisis, chaos, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, danger, unfulfillment, farce, couples, cynicism, house, culture clash, adaptation, writers, love story, greed, life philosophy, yuppie, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, rio de janeiro

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Most similar movies to The Money Pit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about couples, catastrophe, mentor, adaptation, dialogue, brutality and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Money Pit: Couples Retreat (2009), The Out-of-Towners (1999), Mousehunt (1997), HouseSitter (1992), Sweet Liberty (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
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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: funny, sexy, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: resort, friendship, couple relations, marriage, friends, couples, farce, island, couples therapy, disorder, divorce, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
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100%
The Out-of-Towners (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, family problems, disorder, midlife crisis, renewed love, fish out of water, heist, couples, adventure, happy ending, justice ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, boston, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 53K
Mousehunt (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of it's single, stubborn ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, inheritance, adventure, family relations, mouse, disorder, house, exterminator, animals, auction, factory, chaos ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 24K
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, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: historian, actor, couple relations, fish out of water, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, professor, couples, celebrity culture, actor's life, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
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I Do & I Don't (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A screwball comedy about a young couple that must endure premarital counseling and the horrific married couple they are assigned to.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, love, marriage, romance, counseling, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, profanity, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family life, nothing goes right, couples, domestic disturbance, family problems, couple relations, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, crumbling marriage, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 38K
Bachelor Party (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This outrageously funny look at one man's final moments of bachelorhood stars Tom Hanks as Rick, reluctant recipient of a bachelor bash given by a group of friends who view partying as their full-time religion. Rick's worried fiancée, ...
Style: humorous, sexy, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wedding, party, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual perversion, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, drinking alcohol, drinking, tennis, group of friends, dark humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.2
 22K
Funny Farm (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of course, seclusion is the last thing the Farmers find in the small, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, fish out of water, farce, city country contrast, chase, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, starting over, writer's life, lifestyle, yuppie ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, feel good, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, fish out of water, race against time, save the day, parents and children, disorder, siblings relations, rivalry, workplace intrigue, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, satire, on the road, fired from the job, couples, nothing goes right, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, disorder, promotion, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, disorder, fish out of water, friendship, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, rescue, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, cynical, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, wooing, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, lifestyle, dark humor, obsession, wedding, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 39K
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, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, marriage, priest, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, couple relations, church, ten commandments ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 907
Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: cons and scams, impostor, comedy of errors, disorder, crimes, mafia, love, con artists, house, friendship, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chase, hotel, love triangle, jewelry, judge, love and romance, screwball, opposites attract, verbal byplay, comedy of errors, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, feel good, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, nothing goes right, family relations, camp, youth, parents and children, friendship, disorder, holiday, couples, in-laws ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 3K
Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, lifestyle, family problems, disorder, couples, down on your luck, siblings relations, relatives ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 17K
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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, breakup, divorce, revenge, dark humor, family problems, rivalry, dishonesty, family conflict, battle of the sexes, suburbs, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, prison life, crimes, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, faked death, nothing goes right, eccentricity, loneliness, runaway, secrets, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, family problems, life turned upside down, couple relations, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, family relations, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, hopes, workplace situations, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: countryside, summer, doctor, professor, farce, infidelity, romance, partners, love and romance, buddies, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: surfing, satire, kidnapping, family relations, wedding, family, nothing goes right, goofy hero, couples, disorder, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, sexy, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, social differences, fall in love, high school, high school life, verbal byplay, screwball, couples, love and romance, youth, dog, dishwasher ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 12K
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, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, friends, love and romance, crumbling marriage, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, psychological, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, couples, screwball, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, hopes, unfulfillment, lovers reunited, love affair, working class, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%