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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, stylized, feel good, offbeat, witty, not serious, based on sketch comedy, funny, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, fighting the system, farm, hopes, artists and showbiz, society, heroic mission, urban, dishonesty, musician's life, optimism, folk hero, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, corporate crimes, communication problem, righting the wronged, drug lord, ladykiller, police officer, belt, dancing, food, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, absurd and funny films with plots about dialogue, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, adaptation, fantasy world and runaway mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pootie Tang: Undercover Brother (2002), Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010), The Producers (2005), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Bad Company (2002). 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, witty, exciting, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: undercover, parody, world domination, hopes, love and romance, secret agents, heroic mission, crimes, escapades, interracial relations, heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: talky, humorous, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, respect, everyday life, lifestyle, society, physical appearance, artists and showbiz, sexual activity, politically correct, social problems, performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 39K
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: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: audition, secretary, dishonesty, accountant, transvestism, cheating, blonde, broadway, farce, theater, artists and showbiz, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, poland, sweden, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, thief, folk hero, robin hood, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 43K
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, undercover agent, odd couple, kidnapping, terrorism, culture clash, fish out of water, betrayal, twin brother, foot chase, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, langley virginia, europe, new york, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, rescue, bus, the beatles, robot, theft, convertible, cons and scams, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 40s, 20s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 131K
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, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, couple relations, small town, social relations, family relations, friends, grownups, adulthood, small town life, buddies, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, death in the family, family problems, disorder, family relations, presumed dead, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 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, not serious, realistic, gross out humor, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, village, military, farce, comedy of errors, gang, disorder, military life, dishonesty, buddies, danger, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: presidential election, politics, state affairs, ambition, republican, fish out of water, head of state, white house, usa president, bail bondsman, rescue, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 43K
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, parody, vengeance, mob boss, fighting crime, heroic, crimes, martial arts, tough heroes, dishonesty, hotshot hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, not serious, feel good, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fish out of water, misfit, ninja, adoption, who done it, goofy hero, crimes, heroic mission, orphan, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, japan, beverly hills, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: superhero, parody, anti hero, secret identity, superhero spoof, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, nothing goes right, save the world, good versus evil, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.4
 98K
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, gross out humor, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, pirate, adventure, youth, danger, disorder, good versus evil, foe turned friend, family relations, friends, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dungeon, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 18K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenager, youth, undercover, high school, secret agents, friends, danger, hidden identity, rivalry, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, chechnya, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 72K
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, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, road trip, buddies, family relations, inheritance, factory, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 19K
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, prank, practical joke, parody, justice, crazy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 281
Freak Dance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A spoiled rich girl who wants to be a dancer finds herself caught into between two rival dance groups set to do battle at an underground competition.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, parody, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, dancer's life, hopes, parents and children, youth, friends, dancer, sexual humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 515K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, miniaturization, shrinking, ant, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, technology, father daughter relationship, chase, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1989
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, friends, wedding, best man, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, love and romance, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
They Call Me Bruce? (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Get set for all the zany fun in this hilarious comedy about an Asian immigrant that everyone calls "Bruce", because of his resemblance to the legendary Bruce Lee. Bruce unknowingly works as cook for the Mob and is duped into making ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, undercover, bruce lee, culture clash, working undercover, society, mistaken identity, hitman, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, las vegas, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 192K
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, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, unlikely partners, surveillance, top secret, romancing partners, chases and races, save the day, goofy hero, treason, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, usa, los angeles, chechnya, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Rescue Squad (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, anti heroes, heroes, save the day, state affairs, good versus evil, disorder, rivalry, election
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 502K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining, brutal ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, disguise, fighting crime, youth, heroes, killings, teenage life, odd, lifestyle, violence, murder, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, parody, adventure, secret identity, undercover, adventurer, righting the wronged, heroes, gays and lesbians, goofy hero, switching roles, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, rock, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, musician, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, ambition, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 9K
Blankman (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, misfit, odd couple, fighting crime, righting the wronged, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.
Style: stylized, realistic, not serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: private detective, undercover, surfing, secret agent, investigation, rivalry, friendship, danger, crimes, heroes, criminal's revenge, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, mongolia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
33%
Gentlemen Broncos (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenager attends a fantasy writers' convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist.
Style: surreal, humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, plagiarism, coming of age, writer's life, artists and showbiz, social misfits, ambition, family relations, single parent, filmmaking, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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