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, witnessing a crime, stupidity, drugs, buddies, on the run, crimes, crime, nothing goes right, immature, stoner, chase, paranoia, shooting, escape, stabbing, witness, lollipop, chases and races, bonding, drug lord, 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 entertaining films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, chase, brutality, pornography and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Pineapple Express: Half Baked (1998), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Game Night (2018), 21 Jump Street (2012), Let's Be Cops (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd, road movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, stoners, nothing goes right, road trip, on the road, police chase, odd couple, racial slur, encounter, journey, stoner, fast food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, not serious, offbeat, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: stoners, marijuana, friendship, drug dealing, urban, drug lord, friends, drugs/alcohol, comedy of errors, misfit, buddies, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 183K
Game Night (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, entertaining, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: game, contests and competitions, friends, neighbor, group of friends, plan gone wrong, happy ending, brother brother relationship, search, best friends, kidnapping, fictional reality show ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 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, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, party, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, buddy cop, police investigation, 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, not serious, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, impersonating a police officer, partners against crime, party, mistaken identity, disorder, partners, fighting crime, corruption, male friendship, gang member, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, not serious, talky, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, partners against crime, financial problem, law enforcement, buddies, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, marijuana, racism, roommate, friendship, airplane, college, interrogation, escape, on the road, arrest, prison sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, alabama, florida, cuba, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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: female spy, female agent, secret agents, espionage, cia, undercover, disguise, partners, misfit partners, escapades, disorder, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, langley virginia, 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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, car chase, secret identity, violence, fighting crime, partners against crime, revenge, inheritance, irresponsible, gangsters, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, youth, drug dealing, police investigation, teamwork, impersonating, working undercover, misfit partners, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, not serious, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, policewoman, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, chase, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, rescue ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, exciting, witty, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, heist, crime, friendship, nothing goes right, crimes, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, on the run, odd couple, goofy hero, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: race against time, buddies, crimes, crime, escapades, kidnapping, heist, danger, threat, pizzeria, pizza delivery, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: marijuana, stoners, nothing goes right, disorder, goofy hero, roommate, comedy of errors, stoned, drugs/alcohol, actor's life, drug use, ferris wheel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 184K
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: heist, undercover, corruption, foe turned friend, working undercover, organized crime, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, korea, asia, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 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, exciting, not serious, buddy comedy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, two man army, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: stupidity, police investigation, parody, misfit partners, partners against crime, reluctant partners, farce, goofy hero, verbal byplay, fighting crime, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: boys' night, teens
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 ⇓
24%
 6.0
 40K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, motorcycle, fbi agent, surveillance, false identity, arrest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, drug dealing, crimes, clubbing, bad trip, ecstasy, multiple storylines, cons and scams, sexual activity, plan gone awry, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, drug dealing, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, goofy hero, crimes, gangsters, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, not serious, witty, sequel to cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, drug abuse, nothing goes right, friendship, friends, verbal byplay, addiction, nightclub, disorder, partners, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, rough, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, police investigation, car chase, violence, drug dealing, racial slur, fbi, mexican standoff, undercover, exploding house, minefield ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, florida, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, dark humor, exciting, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, friends, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, buddies, partners against crime, police, police investigation, cocaine, murder, master criminal, drug dealing, crimes, law enforcement, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Let's Go to Prison (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, partners, friendship, crimes, prison gang, pen pal, bribery, jury, faked death, mentor, condom, adaptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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