Movies like Sleeper

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Sleeper (1973)
 7.2
 40K
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: futuristic, surreal, humorous, witty, clever, sexual, offbeat, sexy, not serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: satire, farce, cloning, distopia, robot, poet, political unrest, fish out of water, mistaken identity, crimes, misfit, fighting the system, jazz, love and romance, fugitives, dictatorship, society, chases and races, imaginary, sent to the future, future dystopia, disorder, nothing goes right, sex aid, owner ...
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, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, runaway, suprisingly clever and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Romance genres. Some movies like Sleeper: Idiocracy (2006), Simon (1980), Love and Death (1975), Bananas (1971), Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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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, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, satire, society, social decay, dimwit, sent to the future, army, distopia, life turned upside down, hibernation ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
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100%
 6.4
 801
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, not serious, offbeat, weird, surreal ...
Plot: brainwashing, scientist, evolution, farce, self discovery, mistaken identity, friendship, experiment gone awry, hidden identity, space and aliens, friends, disorder ...
Time: 70s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 37K
Love and Death (1975)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: 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: intellectual, humorous, witty, parody, surreal ...
Plot: duel, execution, war, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, fall in love, couple relations, comedy of errors, goofy hero, military, suicide attempt ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 70s, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 34K
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, not serious, feel good, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: dictatorship, rebellion, politics, fish out of water, loser, satire, rise to the top, misfit, revolution, political activism, political satire, cia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: sexy, parody, sex comedy, anthology, sexual ...
Plot: zoophilia, satire, mad scientist, bestiality, jester, rabbi, perversion, promiscuity, couples, experiment gone awry, king, castle ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: investigation, murder, marital problem, blackmail, amateur detective, neighbor, mystery, crimes, jazz, verbal byplay, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, showbiz, comedian, infidelity, couple relations, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, love triangle, urban, couples, comeback, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 255K
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: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, neurosis, singer, divorce, tennis, romance, jewish, love and romance, love, couple relations, couples, uptight character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.7
 40K
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: talky, humorous, surreal, not serious, parody ...
Plot: switching roles, artists and showbiz, satire, celebrity culture, great depression, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, therapy, electroshock therapy, chameleon, character study ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: paris france, vatican, bronx new york city, germany, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: neurotic, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, satire, rejection, workaholic, love triangle, infidelity, ghost, date, advice, dating, bittersweet, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, alienation, human nature, writer's block, art, writing, creative block, profanity, sexual content, ex couple relations, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: sexual, sexy, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, summer, doctor, professor, farce, infidelity, romance, partners, love and romance, buddies, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, surreal, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilante, murder, false accusation, vigilantism, crimes, mystery, investigation, disorder, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, central europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, crime, crimes, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, cons and scams, couple relations, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 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, futuristic, not serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: workplace, self discovery, estrangement, satire, future dystopia, society, golf, existentialism, dreams, loneliness, life philosophy, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, filmmaking, filmmaker, violinist, showbiz, couples, postmodernism, imaginary character, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 12K
Sexmission (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland, Czechoslovakia
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: sexy, sexual, offbeat, futuristic, semi serious ...
Plot: post apocalypse, polish, future dystopia, friendship, society, tribe, satire, matriarchy, disorder, sleeping, experiment gone awry, fish out of water ...
Time: future, year 1999, 21st century, 2040s, year 1991
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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, futuristic, exciting, not serious, tricky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, time machine, sent to the future, friendship, disorder, existence paradox, parallel universe, loser, time loop, underdog, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: parody, humorous, talky, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, robot, mad scientist, space travel, teleportation, scientist, imaginary, outer space, astronaut, satellite, world domination, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 23K
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: futuristic, cult film, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, satire, surfing, laser, artificial intelligence, astronaut, a.i., technology gone awry, silly humor, hippie, asteroids and comets, chaos ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: witty, humorous, not serious, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, satire, time machine, time travel, fish out of water, chases and races, on the run, hopes, imaginary, adventure, changing the past or future, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 22nd century, 1770s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 133K
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, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, city life, crumbling relationship, dating, romance, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, funny, satirical, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, pregnancy, cloning, benign alien, disorder, couples, leadership, misfit, alien, culture clash, falling in love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: iron curtain, farce, nothing goes right, clergy, dishonesty, political unrest, goofy hero, screwball, disorder, conspiracy, silly humor, espionage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, humorous, talky, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, overnight success, disorder, couple relations, cons and scams, crimes, love and romance, crime, bank robber, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Plot: movie business, one more chance, showbiz, couple relations, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, disorder, blind character, blindness and impaired vision, film within a film, audition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 1K
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: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: factory, servant, robot, androids and robots, couple relations, couples, fall in love, eccentric family, love and romance, society, a.i., space and aliens ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, materialism, genetic engineering, conspiracy, kidnapping, satire, couple relations, suburbs, switching roles, suburban life, master villain, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ 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, humorous, exciting, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, secret agents, chase, farce, espionage, robot, car chase, laser, electric chair, world domination, secret agent, bikini ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, misfit, life is a bitch, mute or deaf, profanity, racism, urban, discrimination, fish out of water, addiction, benign alien ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%