Movies like Role Models

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Role Models (2008)
 6.9
 207K
Role Models
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, realistic, witty, sentimental, clever, absurd, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, high school, mentor, geek, drinking, adolescence, stupidity, drugs, friends, farce, storytelling, buddies, fantasy world, beer, male nudity, foul language, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age, sarcasm, stereotypes, community service, big brother, nerds, social relations, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, funny and not serious films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, pornography, stereotypes, storytelling and brutality mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Role Models: Accepted (2006), American Reunion (2012), Dinner for Schmucks (2010), American Pie 2 (2001), American Wedding (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Accepted
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, yale university, harvard university, ohio
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American Reunion
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, drinking, masturbation, buddies, drugs/alcohol, revenge, high school, male nudity, strong sexual content, virginity, reunion, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: michigan, usa
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Dinner for Schmucks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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American Pie 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The whole gang are back and as close as ever. They decide to get even closer by spending the summer together at a beach house. They decide to hold the biggest party ever to be seen, even if the preparation doesn't always go to plan. Especially ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: sex, college, teenager, stupidity, farce, strong sexual content, drinking, buddies, party, virginity, stereotypes, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
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American Wedding
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With high school a distant memory, Jim and Michelle are getting married -- and in a hurry, since Jim's grandmother is sick and wants to see him walk down the aisle -- prompting Stifler to throw the ultimate bachelor party. And Jim's dad is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: wedding, stupidity, strong sexual content, buddies, male nudity, looking for sex, drinking, romance, wooing, virginity, twentysomething life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, chicago illinois
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, virginity, workplace, friendship, mentor, geek, male nudity, farce, buddies, sex, pornography, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, journalism, stupidity, buddies, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, blindness, shark, dumb, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
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    User:   49%
 
 7.6
 468K
Superbad
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, teenager, high school, coming of age, adolescence, school, geek, police, obsessive quest, drugs, party, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, hawaii
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System:   48%
    User:   67%
 
 6.9
 237K
Step Brothers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, male nudity, divorce, goofy hero, farce, slacker, storytelling, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, foul language, dumb ...
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 5.9
 67K
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
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Dazed and Confused
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: realistic, talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, teenager, small town, marijuana, adolescence, cult, geek, teacher, drinking, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1976
Place: texas, usa, california, new jersey, london ...
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Revenge of the Nerds
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, underdog, vengeance, beer, revenge, chase, teenager, buddies, nerds, high school, stereotypes, bullying ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
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The Promotion
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, harsh ...
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The Wedding Ringer
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
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Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleading, football, camp, buddies, womanizer, sex, male nudity, looking for sex, teenage life, love and romance, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everybody has the sibling who is always just a little bit behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. For sisters Liz, Miranda and Natalie, that person is their perennially upbeat brother Ned, an erstwhile organic farmer whose ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, small town, friendship, geek, teenager, adolescence, underdog, school dance, bullying, buddies, nerds, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
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Barely Legal
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenager Deacon works at a video shop, and his buddies, Fred and Matt, sell the bootleg porno films he acquires. Deacon gets fired, but the pals have the bright idea of filming their own Internet porn flick in order to make money and become more ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, pornography, nothing goes right, stupidity, male nudity, sexuality, looking for sex, road trip, dumb, teenager, nudity (topless - notable), parody ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, clever, semi serious ...
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, reflective ...
Audience: teens
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