Movies like School for Scoundrels

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School for Scoundrels (2006)
 5.9
 29K
School for Scoundrels (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, light, realistic, surprise ending, twists and turns, visually appealing, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, cons and scams, mentor, loser, low self esteem, tennis, dating, date, gang, traffic policeman, school, love triangle, graphic violence, cheating, dishonesty, hypocrisy, dignity, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, down on your luck, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york

Most similar movies to School for Scoundrels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and funny films with plots about silly humor, disorder, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like School for Scoundrels: Mr. Woodcock (2007), Suck Me Shakespeer (2013), Sorority Boys (2002), Dinner for Schmucks (2010), Johnson Family Vacation (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
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Mr. Woodcock (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Taken aback by his mother's wedding announcement, a young man returns home in an effort to stop her from marrying his old high school gym teacher, a man who made high school hell for generations of students.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teacher, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, teachers and students, haunted by the past, family relations, rivalry, parent getting married, wrestling, childhood home, gym teacher, childhood memory ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school life, teachers and students, teacher, high school, fish out of water, cons and scams, robbery, crimes, school, fall in love, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future, 18th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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60%
 5.5
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Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, sorority, college, hidden identity, student life, farce, fish out of water, comedy of errors, fall in love, gender bending, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
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, feel good, not serious, sentimental, idiotic ...
Plot: farce, friendship, misfit, corporate world, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, loser, goofy hero, taxidermy, mouse, idiot, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, mischievous children, family relations, on the road, interracial romance, love and romance, women, pool party, silly humor, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, missouri, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 129K
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, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: elementary school, graduation, rivalry, school, inheritance, irresponsible, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, misfit, goofy hero, fish out of water, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, rivalry, goofy hero, misfit, fish out of water, disorder, taxi driver ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 55K
Duplex (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, twists and turns, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, nothing goes right, farce, obsessive quest, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, falling down stairs, real estate agent, stupidity ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, blind ambition, farce, workplace, disorder, salesman, workplace situations, boss and employee, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 156K
Road Trip (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend.
Style: not serious, humorous, sexual, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teen sex comedy, road trip, on the road, loss of virginity, race against time, nothing goes right, cheating, sex tape, cross country, college, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york state, austin texas, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, talky, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dancer's life, breakdance, love triangle, lifestyle, follow your dream, contests and competitions, youth, disorder, couple relations, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, artists and showbiz, comeback, performance, showbiz, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, partners, performer's life, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 827
Pool Party (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's your standard guy-fails-bar-exam-loses-girlfriend-works-for-a-lunatic-and-is-stalked-by-a-monkey-clown story ...with a twist.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, boss and employee, silly humor, farce, sexual relations, couples, friends, lifestyle, workplace, pool party, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 156K
Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, skating, figure skating, farce, competition, championship, friendship, coach, sport, olympics, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, ukraine, montreal quebec canada, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 213K
Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, college, party, disorder, college life, lifestyle, youth, starting over, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, student, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, workplace, cooking and food, power relations, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, rivalry, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: family relations, farce, death, eccentric family, family gatherings, death in the family, dishonesty, presumed dead, disorder, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
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...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, journalism, nothing goes right, ambition, ego clash, farce, workplace, battle of the sexes, rivalry, media satire, workplace situations, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, disorder, faked death, love and romance, nothing goes right, eccentricity, loneliness, runaway, secrets, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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30%
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, youth, ambition, contests and competitions, group of friends, clumsiness, millionaire, pizza, video store, team, paperboy, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, strong sexual content, chaos, disorder, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, profanity, misfit, interview, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 35K
The Ringer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pressured by a greedy uncle (Brian Cox) and a pile of debt, lovable loser Steve Barker (Knoxville) resorts to an unthinkable, contemptible, just-crazy-enough-to-work scheme. He pretends to be mentally challenged to rig the upcoming Special Olympics ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disability, mentally challenged, rivalry, ambition, dishonesty, friendship, love and romance, lie, down syndrome, bet, sleazy, pretense ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, media, campaign, debate, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
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, not serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, small town, high school life, teenage life, misfit, social misfits, goofy hero, eccentric family, rejection, election, school dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
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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: funny, not serious, humorous, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fraternity, youth, stupidity, neighbor neighbor relationship, party, rivalry, adolescence vs adulthood, farce, plan gone awry, uninhibited rivalry, prank, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
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Coffee Town (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three thirty-something friends band together when their carefree existence is threatened.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: thirtysomething life, buddies, workplace, lifestyle, cafe, workplace situations, rivalry, love and romance, coffee shop, escapades, wannabe, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 21K
Sgt. Bilko (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, witty ...
Plot: military base, military, soldier, gambling, disorder, rivalry, cons and scams, revenge, camp, military life, silly humor, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, greenland, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 64K
Beerfest (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During a trip to Germany to scatter their grandfather's ashes, German-American brothers Todd and Jan discover Beerfest, the secret Olympics of downing stout, and want to enter the contest to defend their family's beer-guzzling honor. Their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: competition, beer, alcohol, ambition, championship, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, buddies, rivalry, german, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, usa, europe, amsterdam, united states ...
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27%
 6.0
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, ambition, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, goofy hero, misfit, family relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, sexual attraction, coma, masturbation, father son relationship, dumb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%