Movies like Out on a Limb

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Out on a Limb (1992)
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Out on a Limb (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While heading to the town where his sister, Marci, lives, big-city banker Bill Campbell is robbed by a woman who takes everything he has, including his clothes and a business document worth millions of dollars. Bill eventually reunites with Marci, who is in a tizzy because she thinks their stepfather has been killed. While trying to determine if his sister is right, Bill must also get back his valuable paperwork.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town, forest, beer, murder, crimes, vengeance, twins, family relations, misfit, kidnapping, missing person, small town life, chases and races, disorder, siblings relations, rivalry, mistaken identity, race against time, screwball, switching roles, social relations, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, bus ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about disorder, small town, family relations, small town life, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief) and crimes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Out on a Limb: Steal Big Steal Little (1995), American Cowslip (2009), Diminished Capacity (2008), The Don's Analyst (1997), The Pooch and the Pauper (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, light ...
Plot: lawyer, family relations, estate, twin brother, vengeance, environmentalism, embezzlement, disorder, battles, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
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American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, life is a bitch, friends, ambition, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, couples, siblings relations, dark humor, buddies, addiction, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Diminished Capacity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Chicago journalist suffering from memory loss takes leaves from his job and returns to his rural hometown, where he bonds with his Alzheimer's impaired uncle Rollie and his old flame.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, small town, self discovery, getting home, hopes, love and romance, elderly lovers, family relations, mental illness, small town life, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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40%
The Don's Analyst (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Don Vito Leoni, the Godfather, is clinically depressed. The world has changed and he hasn't. He'd like to retire, but if he left the "family business" to his two idiot sons, they'd be dead in a minute. So he decides to go ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, misfit, gangsters, family life, missing person, chaos and mayhem, down on your luck, crime, crimes, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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The Pooch and the Pauper (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The bulldog Liberty (who's thoughts we're able to hear) is the "First Dog of the USA", i.e. the president's dog. As such he has a lot of representative duties, but also many privileges which made him snobby and condescending ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, twins, switching roles, bulldog, fish out of water, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, odd couple, pets, misfit, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Pest (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, manhunt, chase, scam, survival, crimes, crime, hitman, partners, disguise, latin, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, scotland
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Dirt (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: DIRT is a quirky comedy about two simple-hearted brothers who, when abandoned by the death of their mother, search to find a replacement Mom. Junior and Scooter find themselves ill-prepared for life on their own. To ease their suffering, they search ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: small town, kidnapping, parents and children, family relations, social relations, nothing goes right, siblings relations, wedding, husband wife relationship, violence, small town life, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, family relations, twins, youth, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, siblings relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, vengeance, airport, showbiz, deadly, babies and infants, chases and races, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: money, restaurant, family relations, community, cons and scams, rich and poor, mistaken identity, down on your luck, social differences, misfit, prostitute, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, california, latin america, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, self discovery, small town sheriff, small town life, hopes, social relations, love and romance, actress, drunkenness, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
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31%
Return to Green Acres (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tv movie that reunites most the show's cast members. The Douglases move back to New York. But when Haney tries to get everyone's property so that a developer can build on them, the residents go to New York to get Douglas to help them. But ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: farm, social relations, disorder, couples, save the day, small town, cons and scams, small town life, countryside
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
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Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely couple, lifestyle, youth, odd couple, disorder, friends, couples, introspection, small town, eccentric family, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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Big Business (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, neo screwball comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, small town, mistaken identity, fish out of water, luxury hotel, culture clash, farce, partners, disorder, family relations, urban, working class ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, west virginia
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Nature Calls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Polar-opposite brothers Randy and Kirk never saw eye-to-eye, but their rivalry is taken to a new level when Randy hijacks Kirk's son's sleepover, taking the boys on a Scout Trip to remember.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: camping, parents and children, camp, disorder, scout, family relations, youth, camping trip, wilderness, chases and races, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Normal, Ohio (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Normal, Ohio is an American television sitcom, which aired on the Fox Network in 2000. The show stars John Goodman as William "Butch" Gamble, a gay man returning to his Midwestern home town. The cast also includes Joely Fisher, Anita ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: homecoming, parents and children, coming out, misfit, disorder, family relations, small town, homosexual, gays and lesbians, gender, gay interest, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Southern town, the local sheriff tries to keep everything peaceful and under control.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: americana, small town, moonshine, sheriff, nothing goes right, society, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, small town life, graphic violence, disorder, social relations ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: usa, southern usa
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Feed the Fish (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, disorder, fish out of water, midlife crisis, fall in love, parents and children, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, venice california
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27%
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The Deported (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Italian-American actor is deported to Mexico by some crooked INS Agents, and a pack of orphans helps him find his way back to America
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: orphan, friendship, gang, mistaken identity, small town, immigrants, confined, deportation, actor, comeback, boy, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
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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: not serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, crime gone awry, couples, disorder, small town life, family life, parents and children, lifestyle, hidden identity, eccentric family, small town, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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27%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, culture clash, hidden identity, society, gangsters, starting over, parents and children, buddies, teenage life, misfit, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, new jersey, nebraska
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27%
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, farce, adventure, anti hero, revolution, friends, disorder, anti heroes, good versus evil, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
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Mulletville (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hipster film student returns to his rural hometown to make a scathing documentary about his former tormentors, focusing on the annual 'kick-ass bash' at his cousin's trailer. He learns the hard way that revenge rarely goes as ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, buddies, starting over, vengeance, reunion, redemption, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, small town, city life, racism, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
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25%
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The Sublet (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: WALTER is lonely. He is 71 and has no friends. He lives in a small apartment in Upper West Side in Manhattan and every morning he goes through the same monotonous routine: pills, fiber, canned food, cleaning, TV and the book with all his expenses. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: misfit, lifestyle, life turned upside down, golden years, crimes, social misfits, dull life, disorder, money, unlikely partners, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, rivalry, society, teenage life, misfit, disorder, high school, vengeance, coming of age, social misfits, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, strong sexual content, chaos, disorder, silly humor, profanity, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, misfit, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this unearthed lost movie from 1990 that the studio deemed too terrible to release, a Vietnam Veteran Sal Bando(Sorbo), tortured by his past as a Poolboy returns home to Van Nuys, California, and a country he doesn't recognize, in which it ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, rough, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, hopes, danger, rivalry, gory, righting the wronged, tough heroes, silly humor, sexual content, violence, murder, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: fake priest, mistaken identity, small town, priest, social relations, disorder, village, hidden identity, farce, prison, criminal, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, sexy ...
Plot: murder, librarian, small town, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery, deadly, witnessing a crime, investigation, manipulations, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Home Is Where the Hart Is (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nurse and con artist Belle Haimes (Valri Bromfield) lives with her dull-witted husband Rex Haimes (Stephen E. Miller) in the Hart Mansion in British Columbia. There she cares for the invalid, 103 year-old Slim Hart, aka Pappy, (Joe Austin) and his ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: kidnapping, danger, society, elderly, crimes, rescue, twins, dishonesty, golden years, family relations, estate, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%