Movies like Neighbors 1981

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Neighbors (1981)
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Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice street. As more and more unbelievable events unfold, our hero starts to question his own sanity... and those of his family.
Style: funny, surreal, sexy, humorous, erotic, parody, road movie, enigmatic, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, new neighbor, dark humor, farce, neighbor, swamp, neighbor neighbor relationship, catastrophe, family, writers, obsession, death, camp, crazy, gunfight, fantasy world, brutality, runaway, sexualized violence, chase, disaster, insanity, dysfunctional family, mentor, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to Neighbors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, melancholic and realistic films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, brutality, mentor, catastrophe, adaptation and runaway mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Neighbors: The Great Outdoors (1988), The Couch Trip (1988), Polyester (1981), Madhouse (1990), The 'Burbs (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: funny, feel good, humorous, absurd, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adventure, raccoon, family vacation, bear, camp, wilderness, holiday, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, youth, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, canada, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Couch Trip (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird.
Style: feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, melancholic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mental illness, radio, impersonation, mental patient, weapons, childhood, farce, family, disaster, satire, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, suspense, biting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, abortion, suburbs, bdsm, misfit, loser, foot fetish, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol abuse, middle class, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.4
 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, melancholic, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, adventure, family gatherings, nothing goes right, eccentricity, pregnancy, family life, disorder, couples, family problems, lifestyle, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The 'Burbs (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation. But it's hardly how Ray, who ...
Style: humorous, funny, witty, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: suburbs, neighbor, paranoia, obsession, dark humor, neighborhood, vacation, old dark house, eccentric family, disorder, obsessive quest, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dance 'Til Dawn (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's prom night and the kids of Hoover High will be having a night they will never forget. Popular girl Shelley ditches her prom and ends up spending the night with unpopular Dan; Popular guy Kevin goes out with nerdy Angela because he heard ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prom, teenage love, youth, school, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Getting Away with Murder (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the very moralistic college ethics instructor Jack Lambert finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander, he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vigilantism, dark humor, false accusation, investigation, college, crimes, uncover truth, racism, college professor, neighbor neighbor relationship, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, witty, affectionate ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, dark humor, reality, family life, lifestyle, tv show, nothing goes right, society, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: ironic, satirical, humorous, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, eccentricity, loneliness, looking for love, love and romance, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, dark humor, redemption, obsession, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
She's Out of Control (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles radio-station manager's girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: teenager, coming of age, teenage daughter, father daughter relationship, single father, teenage love, love and romance, family relations, child as adult, single parent, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: sexy, realistic, suspense, biting, humorous ...
Plot: satire, female nudity, beauty pageant, choreographer, childhood, irreverent, alter ego, adolescence, corruption, greed, depression, dark humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: funny, humorous, touching, satirical, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, childhood, culture clash, family relations, actor's life, nothing goes right, child prodigy, family life, parents and children, disorder, satire, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, satirical, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, dark humor, satire, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, family life, self discovery, couples, lifestyle, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, melancholic, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: chase, dark humor, justice, dysfunctional family, on the run, eccentric family, false accusation, fish out of water, disorder, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: sexy, talky, witty, art house, visually appealing ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), childhood, dysfunctional family, melancholy, fantasy world, distopia, transformation, honest, relationships, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, funny, buddy movie, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adulthood, farce, friends, party, family, unlikely friendships, stupidity, midlife crisis, parenthood, family relations, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
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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, light, funny, intense ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: sailing, underdog, summer vacation, rivalry, screwball, friendship, on the road, family vacation, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 109K
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, romantic, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: resort, divorce, couples therapy, couple relations, friendship, marriage, friends, couples, island, farce, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, tahiti, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Moving (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.
Style: humorous, stylized, unusual plot structure, entertaining, light ...
Plot: gangsters, moving, farce, kung fu, con men, dysfunctional family, truck, identical twins, single father, parallel universe, technology, runaway ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, idaho, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: sexy, humorous, road movie, intense, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: interracial romance, road trip, family, family relations, teenager, on the road, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, mischievous children, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, intense, semi serious, witty, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, greed, friendship, stupidity, unlikely friendships, casino, change of luck, dark humor, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 309K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: funny, not serious, entertaining, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fraternity, youth, stupidity, neighbor neighbor relationship, party, college, plan gone awry, high school, satire, friendship, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 1930s, 70s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After seven years in boarding school, Morgan Stewart is finally coming home. He discovers it's not the same happy home it used to be....
Style: sexy, humorous, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, scary ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, boarding school, school, redemption, mentor, dysfunctional family, relationships, happy ending, high school, culture clash, natural disaster, fantasy world ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Houseguest (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: gangsters, suburbs, friendship, dysfunctional family, disney, parenthood, internet, arms dealer, teenager, farce, dumb, camp ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, road movie, witty, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, mistaken identity, road trip, husband wife relationship, family relations, crime gone awry, visceral, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, michigan, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Moms' Night Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: parenthood, parents and children, pastor, christian, family relations, best friends, nothing goes right, couples, comedy of errors, parent child relationship, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, fired from the job, on the road, nothing goes right, couples, americana, fish out of water, love and romance, hopes, promotion, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, california, los angeles, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 4K
Kabluey (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Leslie is left with few options when her husband is sent back to war in the Middle East. A modest amount of help arrives in the form of his brother, Salman, who is less than prepared to care for the couple's two preadolescent boys. When Leslie ...
Style: surreal, humorous, light, absurd, macabre ...
Plot: life, dark humor, small town, single parent, parenthood, loneliness, workplace, family relations, family life, existentialism, insanity, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, adventure, stupidity, misfit, getting home, self discovery, family life, dog, animal life, inheritance, wolf ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, funny, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, dysfunctional family, farce, radio, haunted house, werewolf, love and romance, nothing goes right, family relations, couples, supernatural, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%