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, clever, feel good, intellectual, realistic, witty, not serious, cult movie cast, funny, harsh ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, cooking and food, contests and competitions, ambition, workplace intrigue, chaos and mayhem, chaos, boss and employee, sleazy, rivalry, workplace, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, power relations, horse, chef, schizophrenia, yakuza, ballerina, strong man, translator, medical student, dying man, twin brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa

Most similar movies to The Slammin' Salmon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and not serious films with plots about culture clash, pornography, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, adaptation and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Romance genres. Some movies like The Slammin' Salmon: Beerfest (2006), Fierce Creatures (1997), Still Waiting... (2009), Super Troopers (2001), The Grand (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 61K
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, alcohol, prostitute, german, underdog, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, friends, blind ambition, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol ...
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, witty, clever, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, greed, costume, marketing, animal, vicious, rivalry, rules and policies, take over, dishonesty, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, witty, realistic, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, farce, rivalry, underdog, friendship, wooing, workplace romance, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 90K
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, absurd, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, police corruption, prank, crimes, drug humor, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, buddies, small town, police, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 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, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, underdog, rivalry, ambition, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, realistic, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, workplace, rise to the top, love and romance, supportive coworker, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, loud, workplace situations, machismo, fall in love, dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, obnoxious boss, disorder, fighting the system, introspection, misfit, stoners, law firm, boss and employee, nothing goes right, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: talky, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, boss and employee, cooking and food, workplace situations, romance, obnoxious boss, couples, workplace romance, heist, workplace, betrayal, rodeo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, clever, witty, talky, not serious ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, heroic mission, down on your luck, contests and competitions, fighting the system, ambition, underdog, rivalry, competition, homosexual, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, los angeles, california, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 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: ballet, vaudeville, farce, rise to the top, cons and scams, goofy hero, fish out of water, rivalry, ambition, misfit, chaos, taxi driver ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, realistic, not serious
Plot: prank, office, switching roles, disorder, buddies, obnoxious boss, partners, workplace, rebelliousness, demotion, rivalry, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: witty, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, underdog, survival, farce, workplace romance, obnoxious boss, small town life, small town, ambition, workplace, gays and lesbians, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: concierge, workplace, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, overbearing parent, showbiz, sexism, self fulfillment, self esteem, ambition, shyness, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, family business, business card, love and romance, fall in love, workplace, self discovery, parents and children, workplace situations, cooking and food, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 118K
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, ambition, campaign, debate, media, parody, 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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, harsh ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, supermarket, unsupportive coworkers, couple relations, boss and employee, thirtysomething life, power relations, drugs/alcohol, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, canada, quebec, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 24K
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, witty, clever, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, sexism, battle of the sexes, feminism, rebellion, poisoning, promotion, gender, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 27K
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, sexy, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, serial killer, slasher, resort, murder, machete, parody, gory, farce, confined, nothing goes right, killing off one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 179K
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, new job, starting over, career, workplace, middle aged, google, fish out of water, workplace situations, lifestyle change, friends, traditional versus modern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 1K
Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, workplace romance, workplace, workplace situations, cons and scams, power relations, rise to the top, job promotion, chaos and mayhem, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, museum, rock paper scissors, steroids, feminist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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: clever, humorous, witty, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: race against time, fish out of water, house, family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, rivalry, society, tv show, parents and children, contests and competitions, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: offbeat, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: goofy hero, chases and races, contests and competitions, physical appearance, misfit, strong sexual content, chaos and mayhem, chaos, rivalry, disorder, interview, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Employee of the Month (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he hears that the new female employee digs ambitious men who are the store employee of the month, a slacker gets his act together but finds himself in competition with his rival, an ambitious co-worker.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, love triangle, romance, wooing, store, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, ambition, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: tennis, rivalry, date, farce, mentor, dishonesty, disorder, hypocrisy, change of luck, loud, teachers and students, dignity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, clever ...
Plot: office, negotiation, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, power relations, fish out of water, comedy of errors, actor's life, artists and showbiz, computer system, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, working class, misfit, society, revolution, ambition, nothing goes right, power relations, boss and employee, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 15K
Le Chef (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
Style: feel good, light, funny, sentimental, sweet ...
Plot: chef, partners, cooking, workplace, nothing goes right, follow your dream, blind ambition, lifestyle, restaurant, disorder, snobbism, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: actor's life, backstage, farce, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, love and romance, workplace situations, showbiz, disorder, theater, verbal byplay, theatre play ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, witty, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: honeymoon, cruise, traffic jam, breakup, singleness, couples, hopes, couple relations, romance, nothing goes right, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%