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My 5 Wives (2000)
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My 5 Wives (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A three times divorced real estate tycoon, who thought he was through with love. Gets more then he bargained for when he invests in some property for a ski resort in Utah.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, farce, save the day, gangsters, couple relations, society, disorder, hidden identity, americana, resort, older man younger woman relationship, polygamy, small town, divorce, frame up, sexual relations, religions or cults, couples, small town life, dishonesty, down on your luck, prison, casino, prison escape, courtroom ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, utah, los angeles, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and not serious films with plots about disorder, couples, society, farce, culture clash, couple relations and fish out of water mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like My 5 Wives: The Best and the Brightest (2010), Meet Wally Sparks (1997), A Boss in the Living Room (2014), Back by Midnight (2004), Postmark Paradise (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: kindergarten, disorder, couple relations, obsession, farce, mistaken identity, parents and children, dishonesty, ambition, hidden identity, blind ambition, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: tv show, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, workplace, desire for fame, buddies, partners, odd couple, lifestyle, down on your luck, workplace situations, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, hidden identity, life turned upside down, misfit, family relations, couple relations, culture clash, society, family life, dishonesty, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, cons and scams, fish out of water, heist, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, couples, culture clash, couple relations, love and romance, romance, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, hidden identity, society, starting over, gangsters, teenage life, crimes, family relations, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, new jersey, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Good Intentions (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters into her own hands - things quickly go awry! ...
Style: uplifting, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, crime gone awry, small town life, disorder, eccentric family, small town, family life, lifestyle, hidden identity, parents and children, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Funny Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's a million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, stolen money, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, new york, barcelona, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Easy Money (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: gambling, wedding, farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, social differences, self discovery, family gatherings, silly humor, profanity, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: buddies, couple relations, couples, silly humor, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, playboy, sexual content, womanizer, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Whiteboyz (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a virtually all-white Iowa town, Flip daydreams of being a hip-hop star, hanging with Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre. He practices in front of a mirror and with his two pals, James and Trevor. He talks Black slang, he dresses Black. He's also ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, slang, cynical ...
Plot: hip hop, small town, friendship, follow your dream, teenage life, americana, culture clash, fish out of water, crimes, misfit, teenage love, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 101K
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, island, couple relations, friends, couples, farce, couples therapy, disorder, nothing goes right, marriage, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Boy Toy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jake: an unsuccessful - yet well endowed - underwear model in L.A, who finds a lucrative new line of work as a platonic escort for women of a certain age. But, just as he finds himself a deep-pocketed "sugar mama" in Barbra, he meets ...
Style: realistic, not serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love and romance, womanizer, battle of the sexes, disorder, couples, platonic, profanity, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 296
The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, reality tv, manipulation, life turned upside down, manipulations, tv show, family problems, disorder, couples, family in crisis, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, nothing goes right, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, couples, love and romance, hopes, promotion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, priest, fake priest, disorder, social relations, impostor, farce, village, hidden identity, prison, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Which Way Is Up? (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Richard Pryor plays three roles - a beleaguered, sex-starved farm worker named Leroy Jones; the farm worker's randy old father Rufus; and the hypocritical town preacher Rev. Lenox Thomas - and Pryor has never been so outrageously funny. The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Plot: labor union, dishonesty, society, betrayal, odd couple, partners, misfit, prodigy, manipulations, mentally unstable, romance, workplace ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: farce, hidden identity, goofy hero, cruise, ocean liner, nothing goes right, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, ship, eccentricity, sarcasm, deadpan ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Upswing (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Katri and Janne want to make a trip, which none of their friends have made. They end up in Jakomäki.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: hidden identity, fish out of water, farce, rich and poor, social differences, cons and scams, disorder, bad trip, dishonesty, society, financial problem, tourism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Trevor Noah: African American (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Internationally acclaimed comedian Trevor Noah challenges the status quo through his unique perspective, breaking down cultural flaws on all sides and finding our mutual connections with laughter. Born a mixed-race child in South Africa under ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: racism, fish out of water, culture clash, society, artists and showbiz, disorder, stand up comedian, friendship, misfit, performer's life, interracial relations, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Million to Juan (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: money, restaurant, family relations, community, misfit, rise to the top, society, dishonesty, immigrants, prostitute, down on your luck, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, california, latin america, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Adopted (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For hundreds of years, Africa has existed in a state of despair. Famine, civil wars and rampant disease have left the continent without hope, but for the efforts of Western do-gooders. At first, they arrived with food, bibles and the magic of ...
Style: not serious, suspense, humorous, realistic, biting
Plot: adoption, culture clash, society, lifestyle, disorder, family relations, fish out of water, celebrity culture, satire, profanity, misfit, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, social relations, nothing goes right, starting over, writer's life, lifestyle, yuppie ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, friendship, society, hidden identity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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35%
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Soul Plane (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, hip hop, weed, society, drugs/alcohol, disorder, strong sexual content, music, black people, airline, parody, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, workplace situations, couple relations, culture clash, workplace, disorder, couples, social satire, fish out of water, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
True Identity (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, opposites attract, crimes, crime, gangsters, society, hidden identity, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ 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: realistic, talky, semi serious, suspense, humorous ...
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 ⇓
34%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, hotel, hitman, silly humor, dishonesty, love and romance, chases and races, switching roles, frame up, fish out of water, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%