Movies like Sleeper

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Sleeper (1973)
 7.1
 43K
Sleeper (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Miles Monroe, a clarinet-playing health food store proprietor, is revived out of cryostasis 200 years into a future world in order to help rebels fight an oppressive government regime.
Style: funny, surreal, futuristic, clever, humorous, witty, psychotronic, erotic, parody, light ...
Plot: distopia, robot, cloning, time travel, satire, surrealism, revolution, farce, mistaken identity, fish out of water, androids, hospital, time traveler, runaway, masturbation, chase, scientist, atheist, free love, cryogenics, brainwashing, resistance movement, irreverence, clumsiness, conformity ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Sleeper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, unusual plot structure and talky films with plots about satire, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, runaway, suprisingly clever and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Romance genres. Some movies like Sleeper: Idiocracy (2006), Simon (1980), Sexmission (1984), Bananas (1971), Love and Death (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 162K
Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, absurd, futuristic, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: stupidity, distopia, future dystopia, evolution, satire, dimwit, social decay, time travel, society, hibernation, brainwashing, adventure ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 912
Simon (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet
Style: humorous, intense, bad ending, funny, satirical ...
Plot: evolution, brainwashing, farce, depression, cult, death, dark hero, runaway, existentialism, vengeance, fight scenes, women ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 13K
Sexmission (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two scientists are chosen as guinea pigs for a time experiment: they are placed in hibernation and should be brought back to life after three years. In the meantime, however, the World War III breaks out and life have been wiped out of the surface ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, futuristic, sex comedy ...
Plot: post apocalypse, polish, matriarchy, future dystopia, satire, tribe, society, friendship, distopia, friendship between men, sex, blonde ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 1984, 2040s ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 36K
Bananas (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
Style: humorous, political, funny, talky, not serious ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, political satire, satire, politics, dictatorship, loser, fish out of water, political activism, dictator, rise to the top, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.7
 38K
Love and Death (1975)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in 19th-century Russia, Allen is a cowardly serf drafted into the Napoleonic war, who would rather write poetry and obsess over his beautiful but pretentious cousin. Allen's cowardice serves him well when he hides in a cannon and is shot ...
Style: surreal, witty, humorous, philosophical, political ...
Plot: war, satire, irreverent, nothing goes right, love and romance, disorder, goofy hero, military, couple relations, fall in love, comedy of errors, napoleonic wars ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1930s, 1810s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: investigation, murder mystery, murder, mystery, crimes, paranoia, writers, death, hotel, marriage, sherlock holmes, women ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new york state, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality.
Style: sex comedy, parody, surreal, funny, sexy ...
Plot: zoophilia, mad scientist, satire, sex, bestiality, surrealism, doctors, sex scene, orgasm, sheep, farce, transsexuality ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: funny, talky, witty, touching, humorous ...
Plot: screwball, gangsters, jewish, mafia, female protagonist, art, dysfunctional family, eccentricity, melancholy, hitman, bittersweet, satire ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 70s, year 1984, 20th century ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 8.0
 264K
Annie Hall (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Style: philosophical, humorous, funny, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: neurosis, love, jewish, romance, breaking the fourth wall, relationships, comedian, love story, friendship, loneliness, culture clash, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, brooklyn new york city, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mild mannered film critic is dumped by his wife and his ego is crushed. His hero persona is the tough guy played by Humphrey Bogart in many of his movies and the apparition of Bogart begins showing up to give him advice. With the encouragement of ...
Style: funny, sexy, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, nymphomaniac, divorce, adultery, farce, art, love, friendship, advice, dating, workaholic, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 42K
Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: surreal, talky, humorous, funny, parody ...
Plot: celebrity, psychiatrist, therapy, satire, character study, fictional biography, justice, artists and showbiz, switching roles, missing person, disappearance, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, new york, bronx new york city, vatican, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy, sexual, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, farce, infidelity, marriage, love, doctor, writers, magic, love story, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: talky, witty, humorous, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: art, writers, psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, sexual content, writer's block, psychiatry, prostitution, depression, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Shadows and Fog (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Style: surreal, humorous, philosophical, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, vigilante, false accusation, mystery, investigation, vigilantism, disorder, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, lone hero ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, new jersey, eastern europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, bank robbery, rain, fighting the system, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 140K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, meditative, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, age difference, love, divorce, romance, adultery, dating, friendship, mistress, crumbling relationship, city life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: philosophical, sexy, surreal, talky, clever ...
Plot: weekend, existentialism, artist, satire, price of fame, flashback, nostalgia, argument, alien, childhood memory, discussion, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: iron curtain, farce, tourist, disorder, screwball, political unrest, nothing goes right, dishonesty, clergy, goofy hero, conspiracy, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention of a group of people who want to take over ...
Style: sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: satire, shrinking, justice, life & death, childhood, chase, adaptation, fantasy world, life philosophy, catastrophe, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 6K
Visioneers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Visioneer George Washington Winsterhammerman lives a comfortable but monotonous life in this slightly futuristic black comedy. When people start exploding from stress and George is showing early symptoms, he's forced to examine his life. Taking ...
Style: surreal, melancholic, enigmatic, not serious, futuristic ...
Plot: self discovery, workplace, distopia, existentialism, dreams, loneliness, life philosophy, estrangement, society, future dystopia, satire, fantasy world ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, tricky, witty, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, time machine, sent to the future, time loop, friendship, time, existence paradox, underdog, parallel universe, disorder, adventure ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, corruption, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, overnight success, love and romance, couple relations, cons and scams, caper, art ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this campy spy movie spoof Dr. Goldfoot (Vincent Price) has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Secret agent Craig Gamble (Frankie Avalon) and ...
Style: parody, sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, espionage, robot, spy, farce, car chase, chase, secret agents, androids, camp, dream girl, laboratory ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Spirit of '76 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still believing themselves to be in 1776, the time travellers attempt to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, witty, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, satire, disco, time loop, time warp, time machine, fish out of water, silly humor, misfit, heroes, changing the past or future, misfit partners ...
Time: year 1976, 20th century, 70s, future, 22nd century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 25K
Dark Star (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and ...
Style: parody, philosophical, surreal, futuristic, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, alien, satire, outer space, space exploration, astronaut, monster, planet, bomb, deep space, aviation, melancholy ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Bed Sitting Room (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the hazy aftermath of World War III, the fallout from a 'nuclear misunderstanding' (which lasted two minutes and twenty eight seconds, including the signing of the peace treaty) is producing strange mutations amongst the survivors, and ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, mind bending, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, absurdism, surrealism, world war three, nuclear threat, satire, dark humor, disorder, chaos, starting over, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Hollywood Ending (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner: Work for his ex-wife Ellie or forfeit his last shot. Is Val ...
Style: humorous, witty, light, twist ending, stylized ...
Plot: movie business, dysfunctional family, justice, adultery, one more chance, showbiz, blindness and impaired vision, blind character, disorder, couple relations, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
What Planet Are You From? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The ...
Style: humorous, satirical, light, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: alien, cloning, pregnancy, culture clash, fish out of water, humanity, benign alien, satire, misfit, leadership, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.
Style: allegory, clever, psychedelic, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: alien, extraterrestrial, gangsters, drug abuse, invasion, drugs, drug addiction, urban setting, humanoid alien, love, african american, nightclub singer ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.3
 2K
Heartbeeps (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Heartbeeps stars Andy Kaufman and Bernadette Peters as domestic robots who fall in love and run off together.
Style: psychotronic, surreal, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: robot, androids and robots, servant, factory, nature, love, fish out of water, escape, machine, lovers, criminal, chase ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%