Movies like The Money Pit

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The Money Pit (1986)
 6.3
 44K
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, home renovation, old house, 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 humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about love and romance, couples, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, disorder and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Money Pit: Couples Retreat (2009), Summer Rental (1985), HouseSitter (1992), The Opera Lover (1999), License to Wed (2007). 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, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, couple relations, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, island, couples therapy, resort, romance, farce, marriage, divorce, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, on the road, underdog, family vacation, parents and children, romance, nothing goes right, rivalry, couples, couple relations, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 19K
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 ⇓
60%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, love and romance, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, lovers reunited, working class, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 35K
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 ⇓
51%
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, not serious, 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 ⇓
50%
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy newlywed marriage counselor's views on wedded bliss get thrown for a loop when she finds out her parents are getting divorced.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, love, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, true love, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, chase, hotel, opposites attract, judge, love triangle, screwball, oldies, comedy of errors, verbal byplay, romance, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 773
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Plot: farce, infidelity, romance, screwball, love triangle, love and romance, couples, womanizer, couple relations, love affair, unfulfilled love, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: professor, historian, actor, fish out of water, romance, actor's life, history teacher, young lovers, couple relations, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, couple relations, romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, frame up, disorder, marriage, courtroom, men's club ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 738
Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: artist, heist, looking for love, romance, love and romance, self discovery, couple relations, love triangle, dull life, battles, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 550
It Takes Two (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Travis is due to marry Stephanie in a few days when he is convinced by beautiful saleswoman Jonni to buy a fancy sports car. The car looks good, but it turns out to be a piece of junk. Travis is determined to get satisfaction and he and Jonni hit ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, love and romance, romance, couples, chase, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, partners, unfulfillment, disorder, sports car ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 6K
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, realistic, feel good, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 46K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: inheritance, mouse, disorder, factory, exterminator, family, auction, house, chaos, trap, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, realistic, offbeat ...
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 ⇓
37%
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, fired from the job, gambling, advertising, down on your luck, nothing goes right, roulette, hopes, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, romance, hopes, couples, disorder, starting over, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: workaholic, friends, love and romance, couple relations, masturbation, nothing goes right, disorder, best friend, wedding, school teacher, prank, drinking ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, fall in love, bachelor, wedding, romance, farce, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, bank, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, 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 ⇓
36%
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, parents and children, holiday, family dinner, nothing goes right, eccentric family, neighbor, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, family, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 12K
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, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: pimp, prostitution, prostitute, friendship, morgue, buddies, nightlife, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, goofy hero, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: money, loan shark, couple relations, screwball, romance, cons and scams, eccentric family, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, humorous, talky, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: summer, professor, doctor, farce, infidelity, romance, buddies, countryside, lovers, country house, wife, looking for love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Sex Monster (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, couple relations, romance, infidelity, looking for love, looking for sex, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, sexual, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, high school, verbal byplay, love and romance, screwball, couples, social differences, high school life, fall in love, youth, wedding, chauffeur ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, feel good, semi serious, 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, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Impostors (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, ocean liner, ship, screwball, actor's life, hidden identity, theatre play, stowaway, couple relations, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 32K
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, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: donkey, wedding, party, tennis, buddies, couples, loyalty, bachelor, disorder, friends, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%