Movies like Pootie Tang

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Pootie Tang (2001)
 5.3
 13K
Pootie Tang (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. Pootie must learn to find himself and defeat the evil corporation for all the young black children of America, supatime.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, stylized, offbeat, cult film, based on sketch comedy, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, fighting the system, heroic mission, musician's life, folk hero, righting the wronged, society, optimism, dishonesty, corporate crimes, corporation, heroes, farm, hopes, artists and showbiz, urban, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, communication problem, profanity, silly humor, drug lord, ladykiller, police officer, belt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to Pootie Tang

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and absurd films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, vengeance, storytelling, adaptation and brutality mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pootie Tang: Undercover Brother (2002), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010), The Producers (2005), The Wedding Ringer (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, funny ...
Plot: undercover, parody, world domination, heroic mission, fighting the system, secret agents, hidden identity, society, rivalry, escapades, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Recorded November 10th, 2011 as part of the New York Comedy Festival, and only available for purchase online, Louis C.K. follows up his 2010 concert film Hilarious with a new hour’s worth of shrewdly observed and periodically profane material. He ...
Style: humorous, cynical, one man show, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, social problems, performance, artists and showbiz, society, politically correct, profanity, theater, sexual perversion, death, stand up special, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: humorous, witty, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: parody, robin hood, righting the wronged, thief, folk hero, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, prince, friends, criminal heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, performance, social problems, everyday life, artists and showbiz, sexual activity, lifestyle, parody, joke, stand up comedian, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: This material was developed and prepared over the last year or so, mostly in comedy clubs. This special kind of goes back to when he used to just make noises and be funny for no particular reason. It felt right to him to shoot this special in a club ...
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, not serious, biting ...
Plot: profanity, theater, family life, human nature, society, family relations, stand up special, honest, mentor, suprisingly clever, pornography, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 40K
The Producers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, light ...
Plot: transvestism, audition, theater, farce, showbiz, cons and scams, broadway, odd couple, dishonesty, secretary, accountant, singing ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, nothing goes right, dishonesty, friends, deception, male bonding, fiance fiancee relationship, businessman, public humiliation, social misfits, best man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.4
 100K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, pirate, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, nothing goes right, disorder, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Da Hip Hop Witch (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 5 teenage rappers gets notice of a mysterious witch that supposedly lurks in the ghetto and those who are attacked by her gets a successful hip-hop career. In their search for the witch, they come across various rappers whom already been attacked ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, absurd
Plot: musician's life, parody, buddies, danger, artists and showbiz, track down, destiny, curses spells and rituals, hip hop, silly humor, city life, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 44K
Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, organized crime, mob boss, parody, vengeance, crimes, heroic, fighting crime, martial arts, dishonesty, tough heroes, hotshot hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: farce, death, eccentric family, family gatherings, dishonesty, disorder, family problems, death in the family, presumed dead, siblings relations, family relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 44K
Bad Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, odd couple, kidnapping, terrorism, culture clash, fish out of water, undercover agent, betrayal, foot chase, twin brother, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, langley virginia, california, new york, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, fish out of water, misfit, adoption, orphan, who done it, heroic mission, mistaken identity, crimes, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa, japan, california, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 17K
Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: presidential election, politics, state affairs, ambition, republican, fish out of water, head of state, satire, white house, bail bondsman, rescue, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 10K
Delta Farce (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, friendship, comedy of errors, danger, gang, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battle, village, desert, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Rescue Squad (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of mysterious villains known as 'The Alliance' sets a trap for the Taxpayer. They imprison him, torture him, and make plans to publicly crucify him. Local janitor Richard Randolph rounds up retired Superheroes, and hatches a plan ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: superhero, politics, save the day, good versus evil, rivalry, silly humor, heroes, anti heroes, state affairs, disorder, election
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 197K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, spy, unlikely partners, surveillance, top secret, romancing partners, save the day, goofy hero, chases and races, treason, traitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, usa, los angeles, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Superhero Movie (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, superhero, anti hero, secret identity, superhero spoof, goofy hero, save the world, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, superhuman powers, good versus evil, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Jackass 2.5 (2007)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery mall, a sperm test, a portly crew member disguised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, disorder, danger, irresponsible, extreme sport, buddies, stupidity, profanity, prank, parody, justice, crazy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Once again hitting the road to re-unite the band and win ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blues, chase, on the road, music, prison, starting over, orphan, rivalry, adventure, buddies, band, loan ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: louisiana, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the Headquarters of the T.I.A. (Terminal Intelligence Agency), someone has stolen Professor Bacterio's most dangerous invention, the D.O.T. (Demoralizer of Troops), an artifact that ends up in the hands of a very short, wacky dictator who is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, witty, not serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: investigation, private detective, heroic mission, goofy hero, adventure, parody, disorder, secret agents, partners, odd couple, track down, inventor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 135K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, adulthood, social relations, eccentric family, family life, small town life, party, couple relations, midlife crisis, small town, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 10K
Ishtar (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, talky ...
Plot: politics, friendship, fish out of water, adventure, partners, nothing goes right, state affairs, disorder, misfit partners, satire, on the road, desert ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, africa, middle east, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: rescue, small town, theft, robot, bus, the beatles, convertible, record producer, billboard, music band, small town life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 70s, 40s, 20s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, parody, adventure, twins, secret identity, rivalry, adventurer, undercover, heroes, gays and lesbians, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
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, feel good, funny, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: house, race against time, fish out of water, family relations, save the day, parents and children, fighting the system, disorder, rivalry, siblings relations, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After settling in the tiny Australian town of Walkabout Creek with his significant other and his young son, Mick "Crocodile" Dundee is thrown for a loop when a prestigious Los Angeles newspaper offers his honey a job. The family migrates ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: traffic jam, adventurer, culture clash, wild ride, friendship, danger, escapades, crocodile, fish out of water, stolen painting, adventure, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 73K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, road trip, family relations, inheritance, buddies, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side. Although he's out-gunned, Robbo wants to keep his ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, feel good, not serious, witty ...
Plot: gambling, charity, dishonesty, orphan, gang, ambition, disorder, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, buddies, folk hero ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 554
Bindlestiffs (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three high school virgins, suspended from school on a bogus graffiti charge, flee to the inner city in an attempt to live out the plot of The Catcher in the Rye - a book they neither have read nor understand. BINDLESTIFFS documents their struggles ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, disorder, defiant, urban, buddies, coming of age, looking for sex, friends, city life, drugs/alcohol, youth, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%