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Police Academy (1984)
 6.7
 100K
Police Academy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the instructors. Not everyone is there through choice, though. Social misfit Mahoney has been forced to sign up as the only alternative to a jail sentence and it doesn't take long before he falls foul of the boorish Lieutenant Harris. But before long, Mahoney realises that he is enjoying being a police cadet and decides he wants to stay... while Harris decides he wants Mahoney out!
Style: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, semi serious, exciting, realistic, sexy, comic, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, parody, chase, goofy hero, rookie, anti heroes, instructor, urban, recruit, prank, officers and cadets, police, disorder, chaos, academy, chief, campaign, crime and punishment, roommate, clumsiness, mentor, farce, police investigation, friendship, interracial friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and not serious films with plots about disorder, brutality, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, pornography and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Police Academy: Moving Violations (1985), Bachelor Party (1984), Outrageous Fortune (1987), Walk of Shame (2014), Revenge of the Nerds (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Carey Mahoney and his cohorts have finally graduated from the Police Academy and are about to hit the streets on their first assignment. Question is, are they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti-tagging terrorists? Time will tell, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, crime, gang, police station, buddies, goofy hero, urban, police chief, investigation, handcuffs, police operation, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
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: competition, prank, academy, buddies, chase, goofy hero, governor, partners against crime, contests and competitions, officers and cadets, basic training, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, crime, urban, anti heroes, buddies, police operation, handcuffs, police chief, goofy hero, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Russians need help in dealing with the Mafia and so they seek help with the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mafia, police academy, video game, farce, undercover, crime, comedy of errors, goofy hero, police investigation, urban, master criminal, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Our favourite police men are called together to deal with a gang who rob banks and jewelers. Using their various talents as well as their extraordinary luck, the crooks stand no chance against our men and women wearing blue..
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, mayor, prank, crime, goofy hero, urban, master criminal, investigation, competition, jewel thief, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Police Academy misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy's commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, golf, crime, police investigation, nothing goes right, investigation, handcuffs, police operation, goofy hero, urban, master criminal, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Moving Violations (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, chase, nasa, fighting the system, school, nothing goes right, goofy hero, urban, teachers and students, cons and scams, dishonesty, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, buddies, teenage life, looking for sex, misfit, youth, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, social misfits, buddies, best friends, partners, disorder, obsessive quest, dumb, misfit, family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 32K
Bachelor Party (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This outrageously funny look at one man's final moments of bachelorhood stars Tom Hanks as Rick, reluctant recipient of a bachelor bash given by a group of friends who view partying as their full-time religion. Rick's worried fiancée, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: donkey, party, wedding, tennis, buddies, couples, loyalty, bachelor, disorder, friends, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Outrageous Fortune (1987)
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, farce, adventure, on the road, buddies, espionage, odd couple, secret agents, betrayal, vengeance, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: frame up, farce, vacation, defector, nerd, buddies, college, goofy hero, social misfits, prank, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 47K
Walk of Shame (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: blonde, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, journalist, one-night stand, once in a lifetime opportunity, race against time, stereotypes, stupidity, life philosophy, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, defenestration, sex, underdog, college life, student life, teenage life, erection, cheerleader, vandalism, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 10K
The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, satirical, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: rich kid, rich and poor, farce, friendship, youth, mischievous children, power relations, social differences, family problems, misfit, down on your luck, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 117K
Billy Madison (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, graduation, delusion, inheritance, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, love and romance, misfit, rivalry, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 12K
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, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: pimp, prostitution, friendship, morgue, prostitute, buddies, nightlife, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, goofy hero, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.0
 2K
Meatballs 4 (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ricky is the hottest water-ski instructor around and he has just be rehired by his former employer/camp to whip up attendance. But the camp is in serious financial trouble and the owner of a rival, more popular, camp wants to buy them out. Therefore ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camping, save the day, rivalry, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, hopes, youth, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.3
 256K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, farce, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971, year 1985
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hollywood Knights (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: halloween, high school, gang, prank, buddies, coming of age, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, vengeance, culture clash, teenage life ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1965, 80s
Place: beverly hills, vietnam, asia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: vaudeville, farce, buddies, goofy hero, idiot, rise to the top, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, nothing goes right, fish out of water, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 44K
The Money Pit (1986)
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, realistic, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, chaos, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, danger, unfulfillment, old house, home renovation, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Private Resort (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jack and his buddy Ben check in at a posh Florida resort, planning to spend every hour in hot pursuit of gorgeous babes. But their plans hit a major detour when they try to bed the wife of a conniving jewel thief. They'll have to outsmart him, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: resort, farce, pineapple, diamond necklace, waiter, voyeur, undressing, reading, wine, champagne, femme fatale, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 7.6
 101K
Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, funny, witty, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, rebelliousness, college freshman, looking for sex, chaos and mayhem, sex, rivalry, youth, probation, beer, revenge, party ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: parody, farce, hollywood, actor's life, media satire, ethnic stereotype, black people, showbiz, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Fraternity Vacation (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can help his son find a girl. They meet two guys from a rival ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, vacation, friendship, best friends, on the road, buddies, brotherhood, school, prank, looking for love, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iowa, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 319K
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friendship, dimwit, stupidity, parakeet, social misfits, buddies, prank, gas station, adventure, road trip, misfit ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, connecticut, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.5
 57K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: humorous, not serious, toilet humor, awful, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, babies and infants, supernatural, family in danger, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, ghost, goofy hero, couple relations, danger, heroes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deuce Bigalow is a less than attractive, down on his luck aquarium cleaner. One day he wrecks the house of a gigolo and needs quick money to repair it. The only way he can make it is to become a gigolo himself, taking on an unusual mix of female ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, goofy hero, dishonesty, social misfits, prostitution, gigolo, stupidity, fish, parody, stereotypes, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, comic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: split personality, schizophrenia, on the run, chases and races, disorder, nothing goes right, fall in love, stupidity, woman in danger, verbal abuse, alter ego, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, year 1982
Place: rhode island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%