Movies like Outrageous Fortune

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Outrageous Fortune
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Refined actress Lauren Ames finally has a chance to study with the great theatre professor Stanislav Korzenowski. Sandy Brozinsky, a brash, loud actress, decides through happenstance to also study with Korzenowski. The two women end up dating the same man (who turns out to be a double agent) and follow him across the country to force him to choose between them.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, funny, exciting, light, melancholic, intense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, farce, adventure, espionage, vengeance, on the road, buddies, odd couple, cross dressing, spy, virus, secret agents, women, betrayal, chases and races, culture clash, catastrophe, dishonesty, mentor, destiny, partners, dialogue, indians, undercover, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico

Most similar movies to Outrageous Fortune

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, melancholic, realistic and funny films with plots about brutality, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, fantasy world and adaptation mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Outrageous Fortune: Volunteers (1985), Big Business (1988), Night Shift (1982), The First Wives Club (1996), The Money Pit (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.5
 8K
Volunteers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: jungle, chase, brainwashing, adventure, gambling, culture clash, village, gangsters, on the road, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: asia, thailand, yale university, new york, southeast asia
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System:   95%
    User:   80%
 
 6.4
 10K
Big Business
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, offbeat, realistic, funny ...
Plot: culture clash, twins, women, odd couple, comedy of errors, small town, farce, parents and children, urban, fighting the system, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, west virginia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   73%
 
 6.5
 12K
Night Shift
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, macabre, funny, realistic ...
Plot: prostitution, friendship, pimp, prostitute, buddies, mentor, nightlife, unlikely friendships, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, dialogue ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   76%
 
The First Wives Club
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, divorce, farce, revenge, friendship, battle of the sexes, women, lesbian, suicide, feminism, unlikely friendships, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1960s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   72%
 
 6.3
 44K
The Money Pit
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 ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, family in crisis, nothing goes right, chaos, crumbling marriage, home renovation, old house, screwball, culture clash, domestic disturbance, adaptation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   63%
 
Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, dog, family, adoption, self discovery, homeless, social differences, suicide attempt, suburban life, hollywood, family problems, farce ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
Taking Care of Business
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, factual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, vengeance, rich and poor, baseball, cons and scams, radio, happy ending, destiny, nothing goes right, chase, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
That Old Feeling
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, fall in love, artists and showbiz, destiny, dishonesty, screwball, divorce, love and romance, family, chase, dialogue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
 6.0
 6K
Loverboy
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, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, romance, infidelity, couple relations, farce, prostitution, sexual relations, women, cons and scams, couples, storytelling, doctors ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 4.9
 3K
Casual Sex?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can't find the perfect man, and this forces them to reconsider their attitudes to men in general.
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sex, romance, resort, friends, best friends, buddies, unlikely couple, women, battle of the sexes, guilty pleasure, opposites attract, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
The Gods Must Be Crazy II
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, feel good, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, desert, culture clash, farce, nothing goes right, on the road, fish out of water, adventurer, catastrophe, goofy hero, rescue, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
Kiss Me, Guido
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, gay, friendship, odd couple, city life, stereotypes, culture clash, gays and lesbians, urban, happy ending, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
 4.9
 4K
Carpool
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, chase, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, on the road, mischievous children, crime gone awry, bus, chases and races, youth, children, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
A Very Brady Sequel
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, family, goofy hero, television, dysfunctional family, parents and children, culture clash, cons and scams, nothing goes right, family relations, kidnapping, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
Scenes from a Mall
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, battle of the sexes, verbal byplay, divorce, shopping, dysfunctional family, screwball, crumbling marriage, adultery, lawyer, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
Rude Awakening
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the later 1960s, two hippies are forced to leave their friends as they are wanted by the FBI, who sees them as criminals. They hide in the jungle for 20 years, secluded from the outside world. In the later 1980s, the find out that a secret war is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, satirical, funny ...
Plot: jungle, marijuana, buddies, fish, urban, on the run, friends, mentor, misfit, homeless, greed, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
Opportunity Knocks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: mafia, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, suburbs, going straight, cons and scams, love, nothing goes right, con artists, crimes, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 5.8
 8K
Life Stinks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: homeless, farce, switching roles, self discovery, greed, rags to riches, rich and poor, surveillance, social differences, fish out of water, mentor, parody ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Under the Rainbow
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, hotel, espionage, assassination, chase, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin, nothing goes right, dog, nazi ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Walk Like a Man
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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, sentimental ...
Plot: farce, getting home, dog, cons and scams, family life, disorder, twists & turns, babies and infants, mentor, self discovery, stupidity, animal life ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
The Brady Bunch Movie
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, clever, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: television, culture clash, parents and children, parody, family, danger, heroes, love and romance, suburbs, adaptation, rivalry, house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
Critical Condition
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, criminal's revenge, doctors, odd couple, prison, switching roles, family, mentor, doctors and patients, happy ending, mental institution, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
Police Academy 3: Back in Training
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, police, buddies, goofy hero, male nudity, partners against crime, prank, contests and competitions, officers and cadets, competition, basic training, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 6.3
 7K
Easy Money
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: farce, gambling, self discovery, parents and children, beer, father daughter relationship, family relations, drinking, friends, screwball, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
How to Be a Player
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dray is a young playboy whose only objective in life seems to be to have sex with as many girls as he can without getting caught by his girlfriend Lisa. Dray's sister Jenny and her friend Katrina plan to show him that the way he lives is wrong ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: hip hop, womanizer, friends, battle of the sexes, farce, natural disaster, infidelity, stereotypes, vampire human love, looking for sex, wooing, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 3.9
 760
Phat Beach
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, idiotic, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, high school, beach, destiny, on the road, best friends, juvenile delinquency, poetry, young lovers, teenage love, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
The Associate
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, vengeance, cross dressing, comedy of errors, hidden identity, business, women, wall street, farce, cons and scams, internet, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
Birds of a Feather 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, farce, camp, goofy hero, hidden identity, countryside, secret agents, pornography, secret identity, espionage ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, french riviera, italy, sicily, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
 5.7
 20K
Sgt. Bilko
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: military, gambling, against the rules, military base, revenge, cons and scams, military life, dishonesty, soldier, assassin, mentor, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, adventure, twins, mistaken identity, anti heroes, marijuana, buddies, goofy hero, odd couple, switching roles, siblings relations, dialogue ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
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