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, chaos, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, danger, unfulfillment, old house, home renovation, farce, cynicism, screwball, culture clash, adaptation, writers, house, love story, greed, life philosophy, yuppie, rock star, love triangle, love and romance ...
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 realistic, humorous, semi serious and light films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, culture clash, brutality, storytelling and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Money Pit: Summer Rental (1985), Couples Retreat (2009), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), HouseSitter (1992), License to Wed (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 12K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, screwball, underdog, family vacation, rivalry, nothing goes right, couples, romance, love and romance, disorder, couple relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, teens, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, friendship, couple relations, island, nothing goes right, resort, farce, couples therapy, marriage, couples, romance, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, hawaii, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, not serious, feel good, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: house, race against time, fish out of water, parents and children, danger, supermarket, heroes, love and romance, suburbs, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lie, small town, romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, opposites attract, hidden identity, screwball, disorder, cons and scams, social relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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, love and romance, farce, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, ten commandments, family relations, disorder, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: historian, professor, actor, fish out of water, actor's life, romance, history teacher, young lovers, couple relations, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, romance, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, couples, mentally unstable, battle of the sexes, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: talky, touching, semi serious, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, parents and children, hopes, parent child relationship, love and romance, romance, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Plot: mafia, impostor, comedy of errors, going straight, suburbs, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, opposites attract, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: inheritance, wedding, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, opposites attract, couple relations, bank, friendship, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chase, hotel, judge, love and romance, love triangle, screwball, opposites attract, oldies, comedy of errors, verbal byplay, romance, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, bank robber, love triangle, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, legal, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, apartment, romance, eviction, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, semi serious, realistic, sexual, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, verbal byplay, high school, couples, screwball, social differences, high school life, fall in love, youth, pantyhose, female stockinged legs ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, screwball, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, lovers reunited, working class, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, not serious, dark humor, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: spa, romance, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, destructive relationship, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, singleness, wooing, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: summer, professor, doctor, farce, infidelity, romance, countryside, buddies, lovers, country house, wife, looking for love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 7K
Loverboy (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Randy Bodek works as a pizza delivery boy at Senor Pizza to make a few extra bucks. Some customers are special, though: When the order is for a pizza with extra anchovies, it means the female customers are looking for some loving. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: infidelity, college, pizza delivery boy, delivery boy, marital problem, romance, farce, couple relations, sex worker, college student, sexual relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, talky, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: singleness, breakup, traffic jam, cruise, honeymoon, urban, hopes, romance, couples, disorder, starting over, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: clever, witty, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, referee, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, falling in love, crisis, relationship vs career, couples, unlikely couple, singleness, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 4K
Protocol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against a devious protocol officer but with her charms, she saves ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, fish out of water, state affairs, romance, head of state, odd couple, assassination attempt, rescue, rise to the top, looking for love, social differences, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 13K
Night Shift (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, talky ...
Plot: pimp, prostitution, friendship, morgue, nightlife, buddies, misfit, cons and scams, nothing goes right, nightshift, goofy hero, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, feel good, realistic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: holiday, wilderness, adventure, parents and children, camp, love and romance, best friend, grizzly bear, roommate, youth, resort, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, on the road, gambling, fired from the job, advertising, down on your luck, nothing goes right, roulette, hopes, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, arizona, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: single parent, suburbs, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, couple relations, looking for love, vampire, parents and children, custody, family life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, crumbling marriage, introspection, therapist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 8K
Volunteers (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, gag humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: village, gambling, brainwashing, communist, wealth, cold war, debt, bridge, cia, communism, jungle, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, yale university, southeast asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, not serious, dark humor, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, couple relations, urban, midlife crisis, travel, nothing goes right, fish out of water, unfulfillment, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, clever, realistic ...
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, couple relations, romance, crimes, couples, cons and scams, bankruptcy, loan, robbery, middle class ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, verbal byplay, crumbling marriage, screwball, couple relations, couples, family problems, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disintegration, anniversary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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