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Nothing (2003)
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Nothing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two good friends who live together, Andrew (Andrew Miller), an agoraphobic travel agent who works from his home, and Dave (David Hewlett), a loser who works in an office where he is treated with contempt. Just when it seems things can't get any worse for the two, the entire world outside of their house disappears and is replaced with an endless white void.
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, supernatural, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, wish come true, partners, mischievous children, fish out of water, youth, imaginary, friends, buddies, disorder, child as adult, best friend, bullying, loser, cowardliness, virtual reality, house, turtle, hate, imagination, surrealism ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, offbeat and feel good films with plots about disorder, friends, misfit, friendship, fish out of water, youth and imaginary mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Nothing: Motorama (1991), Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006), Dorks & Damsels (2007), The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit (1998), Hank and Mike (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Motorama (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game sponsored by Chimera Gas Company. He has various encounters with ...
Style: road movie, surreal, humorous, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: child driving car, on the road, juvenile delinquent, american dream, boy, contests and competitions, partners, supernatural, rivalry, fish out of water, chases and races, youth ...
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100%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family life, animal life, friends, pets, animals, family, family relations, teenage life, imaginary, misfit, partners, disorder ...
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94%
Dorks & Damsels (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Iceland, UK, Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film revolves around Hildur, a national celebrity and socialite who has to look for a job when her boyfriend Jolli is sent to prison. She finds a job at Astrópía, a store that sells role playing books and her immersion into geek culture ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, funny, offbeat
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, youth, social differences, job seeking, best friends, romance, prison life, prison, media satire, singleness, office ...
Place: iceland
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71%
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Gomez is a middle-aged man who dreams of buying a gorgeous white suit in a nearby store, but doesn't have enough cash. He finds 4 more people of same size, who each give $20 and get to wear the suit for an hour each in return. But the suit is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: rise to the top, youth, fish out of water, friendship, child as adult, store, down on your luck, rich and poor, cons and scams, wish come true, misfit, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Hank and Mike (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two blue-collar Easter Bunnies get fired and try their hand at an assortment of odd jobs, failing at each. Fighting depression, debt and eventually each other, their lives start to unravel until they realize that without their job they are nothing.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: easter, easter bunny, friendship, fish out of water, workplace, unemployment, boss and employee, buddies, partners, misfit, disorder, working class ...
Time: contemporary
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65%
Maid to Order (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: maid, friendship, parents and children, switching roles, fish out of water, self discovery, cinderella story, fairy godmother, wish come true, romance, love and romance, downfall ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Ethan, Benny and fledgling vampire Sarah battle zombies, demons and the other supernatural beasties that regularly threaten their school.
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, nanny, friends, partners, superhuman powers, supernatural, fish out of water, buddies, youth, good versus evil, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Deal of a Lifetime (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deal with the devil, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, youth, hopes, love and romance, wish come true, high school, social misfits, misfit, follow your dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bhoothnath Returns (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Boothnath vows to redeem himself when spirits tease him, and searches for a child to terrify. He befriends Akhrot, a slum kid, and helps him take on the country's most powerful politician.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, friendship, mischievous children, good versus evil, young heroes, youth, supernatural, rivalry, friends, family relations, political satire, haunted house ...
Place: asia, india
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62%
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Two Worlds (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, offbeat
Plot: chosen one, parallel world, adventure, imaginary, goofy hero, escapades, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, misfit, disorder, rescue, time travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Dark Backward (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the "comedian" grows a third arm out of his back, the ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, bad taste humour
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, talent agent, partners, buddies, misfit, rise to the top, young lovers, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.4
 8K
Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, adventurer, obsessive quest, fish out of water, rescue, misfit, escapades, danger, young heroes, disorder, friendship, parents and children ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, friendship, disability, nothing goes right, partners, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life, wish come true, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
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62%
 5.0
 2K
Hellphone (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenager feels an endless fascination for his cellular which will enable him to reach his aim: alluring the pretty high-school girl he's in love with. Unfortunately, this special "addiction" will not be without negative consequences ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, youth, supernatural, high school, technology gone awry, surrealism, cell phone, mind control, chaos, nothing goes right ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Last Day of Summer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke Malloy is freaking out. He doesn't want tomorrow to come because tomorrow means starting Middle School...saying goodbye to summer break and hello to homework. And even worse, hello to getting picked on by Meat, the terrible torturer of new ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: time loop, skateboarding, summer, boy, introspection, friends, youth, teenage life, hopes, young heroes, disorder, fish out of water ...
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60%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, experiment gone awry, child as adult, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, danger, rescue, best friends, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Borrowers (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Family adventure based on Mary Norton's classic children's books about a race of tiny people who live under the floorboards, resourcefully surviving by borrowing bits and pieces from the large residents who dwell above. After being ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: little people, adventure, fish out of water, misfit, parents and children, family relations, escapades, youth, disorder, eviction, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, child as adult, fish out of water, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.0
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Up There (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Martin (deceased) is stuck in a dead-end job, welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going 'Up There'. But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to team up with the relentlessly chirpy Rash and ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: afterlife, friendship, workplace, supernatural, buddies, partners, misfit partners, disorder, workplace situations, bittersweet, narration from the grave, dead man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: prostitution, pimp, friendship, morgue, nightshift, cons and scams, nightlife, misfit, lifestyle, fish out of water, buddies, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: dark humor, humorous, surreal, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, chaos, disorder, danger, partners, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, unlikely hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Teen Witch (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Louise is not very popular at her highschool. Then she learns that she's descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers. At first she uses them to get back at the girls and teachers who teased her and to win the heart of the ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, school, friendship, witch, high school, teenage life, surfing, high school life, unfulfilled love, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to play cards, they try to stop Columbus, they sing beatles's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, buddy movie
Plot: leonardo da vinci, time travel, native americans, family relations, friends, district attorney, disorder, fish out of water, misfit, buddies, goofy hero, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 15th century, 80s, renaissance, middle ages
Place: europe, italy, florence italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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You and Your Stupid Mate (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Phillip (Phillips) and Geoffrey (Sampson) are two Aussie larrikins, whose lives centre around running the un-official "Sons and Surf" website...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, friends, partners, lifestyle, cons and scams, unemployment, escapades, nothing goes right, odd couple, misfit, party, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
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Teen Sorcery (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dawn (A.J. Cook), the new girl in school, discovers that her classmate Mercedes (Lexa Doig) is actually a witch and must do everything she can to stop her from using her powers for evil. She is soon plunged into a life and death battle against an ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rivalry, youth, supernatural, social misfits, misfit, imaginary, wizards and magicians, social relations, wish come true, school, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, middle ages, 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.0
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Kazaam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shaquille O'Neal as a rapping genie protects a little boy.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: genie, mischievous children, family, wish come true, young heroes, friendship, youth, rivalry, supernatural ability, partners, misfit, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Would I Lie to You 3 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie, Dov, Yvan et les autres… Nos chaleureux amis ont migré du Sentier moribond à la banlieue florissante d’Aubervilliers… Là où les vieux entrepreneurs juifs ont laissé le terrain à de jeunes grossistes chinois courageux et ...
Style: realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, misfit, disorder, religions or cults, friends, fish out of water, comedy of errors, fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, society, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, asia, china, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
Story: In this holiday prequel, it’s 1997 and Sunnyvale Trailer Park is getting ready for the holiday season. Julian’s got a great idea to make money this Christmas, Ricky gets confused between God and Santa, and Bubbles tries to get the Boys together ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: nothing goes right, buddies, life is a bitch, friends, petty criminal, misfit, holiday, society, disorder, social misfits, white trash, christmas
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Casilla de partida (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two contempo Frenchmen of Antillean descent visit their ancestor's time as well as their land in the slavery-themed French era.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, racism, fish out of water, life turned upside down, adventure, rebellion, nothing goes right, misfit, social differences, disorder, goofy hero, master and servant ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bibi & Tina - Der Film (2014)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Girl Witch Bibi Blocksberg and her best friend Tina have adventures on a horse ranch...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, mischievous children, teenage life, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, family, best friends, imaginary, youth, disorder, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%