Movies like The Slammin' Salmon

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The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
 6.5
 12K
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, while the loser will endure a beating at the hands of the champ.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, clever, realistic, witty, intellectual, cult movie cast, funny, harsh ...
Plot: farce, restaurant, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, power relations, workplace, contests and competitions, chaos and mayhem, cooking and food, rivalry, chaos, sleazy, horse, chef, yakuza, strong man, translator, medical student, dying man, fish, contest, misunderstanding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and funny films with plots about storytelling, pornography, mentor, brutality, catastrophe, dialogue and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Slammin' Salmon: Beerfest (2006), Fierce Creatures (1997), Super Troopers (2001), Still Waiting... (2009), The Grand (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 60K
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, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beer, competition, prostitute, alcohol, drugs/alcohol, buddies, underdog, training, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, uninhibited rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, usa, munich germany, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, greed, costume, animal, marketing, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, business, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 88K
Super Troopers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five bored, occasionally high and always ineffective Vermont state troopers must prove their worth to the governor or lose their jobs. After stumbling on a drug ring, they plan to make a bust, but a rival police force is out to steal the glory.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, police corruption, prank, highway, farce, stupidity, small town, buddies, drug humor, police chief, alcohol, radio ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Still Waiting... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Shenaniganz loses all its hottest waitresses to new competitor Ta-Ta's Wing Shack -- where the scantily clad wait staff earns bigger tips -- the Shenaniganz staff aims to give Ta-Ta's its just desserts.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, buddies, farce, goofy hero, underdog, contests and competitions, boss and employee, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, farce, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, buddies, rise to the top, boss and employee, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 5K
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, realistic, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: poker, gambling, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, rivalry, hotel, underdog, ego clash, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, disorder, mathematics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 1K
Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, introspection, down on your luck, thirtysomething life, stoners, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 29K
In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: concierge, family relations, desire for fame, parent child relationship, workplace, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, showbiz, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Plot: hairdresser, underdog, culture clash, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, down on your luck, heroic mission, fighting the system, competition, homosexual, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, california, los angeles, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 19K
Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, satirical ...
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, small town, small town life, ambition, blind ambition, society, family relations, social relations, retired, championship, artist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love and romance, workplace, romance, obnoxious boss, betrayal, boss and employee, workplace romance, heist, workplace situations, cooking and food, couples, rodeo
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
39%
 5.7
 26K
Club Dread (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, twists and turns, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, serial killer, slasher, resort, machete, murder, parody, farce, gory, drugs/alcohol, who done it, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 116K
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, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 17K
The Promotion (2008)
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, offbeat, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: supermarket, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, store, workplace, boss and employee, couple relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, canada, chicago illinois, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 175K
The Internship (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, starting over, new job, workplace, career, google, middle aged, fish out of water, friends, workplace situations, lifestyle change, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 2K
Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: office, prank, buddies, obnoxious boss, drugs/alcohol, switching roles, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, partners, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: date, rivalry, mentor, farce, tennis, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, traffic policeman, competition, school, teaching the ways of the world, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 23K
Nine to Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: farce, workplace, battle of the sexes, feminism, sexism, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, gender, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: family business, business card, restaurant, cooking and food, love and romance, family relations, self discovery, fall in love, parents and children, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, not serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: house, race against time, fish out of water, parents and children, danger, supermarket, heroes, love and romance, suburbs, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 831
Super Sucker (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two door to door vaccuum cleaner salesmen hilariously compete against each other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: obnoxious boss, small town, farce, underdog, blind ambition, contests and competitions, journalism, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, workplace romance, media satire, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Lonely Guy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: singleness, breakup, traffic jam, cruise, honeymoon, urban, hopes, romance, couples, disorder, starting over, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, dwarf, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, murder, family gatherings, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 82K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, screaming, speaking german, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace, party, chef, drugs/alcohol, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: contests and competitions, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, lifestyle, rock paper scissors, museum, feminist, steroids
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, farce, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder, verbal byplay, theatre play ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: dark humor, surreal, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: office, workplace, negotiation, comedy of errors, actor's life, boss and employee, workplace situations, dishonesty, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, power relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Take This Job and Shove It (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, harsh, earnest ...
Plot: brewery, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace romance, unemployment, working class, workplace situations, nothing goes right, society, workplace, buddies, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Impostors (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: farce, ocean liner, ship, screwball, actor's life, hidden identity, theatre play, stowaway, couple relations, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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