Movies like Pineapple Express

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Pineapple Express (2008)
 7.0
 298K
Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, absurd, talky, exciting, offbeat, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, friendship, stupidity, drugs, witnessing a crime, buddies, on the run, crime, nothing goes right, immature, chase, paranoia, shooting, escape, stabbing, stoner, witness, lollipop, chases and races, bonding, drug lord, crimes, friends, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Pineapple Express

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and absurd films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, brutality, chase, catastrophe and pornography mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Pineapple Express: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), The Interview (2014), This Is the End (2013), 21 Jump Street (2012), Let's Be Cops (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Having satisfied their urge for White Castle, Harold and Kumar jump on a plane to catch up with Harold's love interest, who's headed for the Netherlands. But the pair must change their plans when Kumar is accused of being a terrorist. Rob ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, marijuana, airplane, arrest, racism, interrogation, on the road, escape, friendship, roommate, college, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, alabama, texas, cuba, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, hollywood, hitchhiker, monkey actor, friendship, escapades, drug dealing, obsessive quest, encounter, heist, movie business, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, christmas, holiday, buddies, christmas tree, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, disorder, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family values, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, stoners, road trip, nothing goes right, police chase, odd couple, on the road, racial slur, encounter, journey, doctor, loyalty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.5
 289K
The Interview (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, topical humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, top secret, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, korea, asia, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 364K
This Is the End (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, party, farce, survival, disorder, panic, celebrity, monster, end of the world, saint, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 483K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, party, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, police investigation, buddy cop, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 122K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, impersonating a police officer, partners against crime, party, disorder, partners, fighting crime, mistaken identity, corruption, male friendship, gang member, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.7
 55K
Half Baked (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Plot: stoners, marijuana, friendship, drug dealing, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, comedy of errors, drug lord, couple relations, friends, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 82K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, partners against crime, financial problem, buddies, law enforcement, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 216K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK, France, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, female spy, espionage, cia, undercover, female agent, disguise, partners, misfit partners, escapades, disorder, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, budapest hungary, paris france, europe, bulgaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, car chase, secret identity, violence, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, vigilantism, gangsters, inheritance, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 324K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, witty, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, parody, undercover, arrest, drug dealing, dimwit, youth, police investigation, high school, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 45K
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, policewoman, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, chase, fugitives, organized crime, drug cartel, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 140K
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
Style: exciting, dark humor, sexy, bloody, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, lone wolves, gunfight, protector, violence, chase, baby, heavy metal, corruption, torture, deadly, senator ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 33K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drug lord, police, buddies, crime, working undercover, criminal heroes, friendship, hidden identity, crimes, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, heist, crime, friendship, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, partners against crime, master criminal, disorder, partners, parody, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, comic, captivating, suspense, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: race against time, buddies, crime, escapades, kidnapping, heist, danger, threat, pizzeria, pizza delivery, redemption, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, corruption, working undercover, organized crime, undercover agent, heist, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 16K
Smiley Face (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, nothing goes right, disorder, goofy hero, roommate, comedy of errors, stoned, drugs/alcohol, actor's life, drug use, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 210K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, black cop, police corruption, foot chase, internal affairs, police investigation, heroin, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime, car chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 96K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, partners against crime, unlikely partners, wild ride, in-laws, loner, disorder, partners, proposal, law enforcement, respect, police operation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 225K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, police investigation, parody, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, farce, odd couple, verbal byplay, goofy hero, disorder, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 209K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, car chase, violence, racial slur, fbi, drug dealing, foot chase, interrogation, mexican standoff, undercover, exploding house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, florida, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Perennially stoned Cheech and Chong tear through the city of Los Angeles, causing trouble wherever they go. After Cheech loses his job, the two pot enthusiasts head to the welfare offices where Cheech's girlfriend, Donna, works. Instead of ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, surprise ending, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, drug abuse, nothing goes right, goofy hero, partners, buddies, disorder, screwball, friends, verbal byplay, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 10K
Next Day Air (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, crime gone awry, drug dealing, danger, disorder, escapades, goofy hero, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, foot chase, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 92K
Super Troopers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five bored, occasionally high and always ineffective Vermont state troopers must prove their worth to the governor or lose their jobs. After stumbling on a drug ring, they plan to make a bust, but a rival police force is out to steal the glory.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, police corruption, prank, crimes, drug humor, drug dealing, dishonesty, buddies, partners, small town, police, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, friendship, workplace, disorder, buddies, partners, unlikely criminals, stupidity, vengeance, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 65K
Go (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, clubbing, disorder, nothing goes right, stripper, christmas, rave, actor, hit and run, bad trip, crime, ecstasy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, exciting, dark humor, witty, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, nothing goes right, heist, crime gone awry, crime, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, partners, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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