Movies like Sour Grapes

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Sour Grapes (1998)
 5.7
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two quarters from Evan to win the progressive jackpot, he sees no connection with that and sharing the jackpot. This ignites a hilarious, runaway chain of even
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, intense, clever, suspense, realistic, cynical, biting, parody ...
Plot: casino, greed, gambling, dark humor, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, change of luck, jealousy, feud, money, friendship, stupidity, unlikely friendships, vengeance, betrayal, friends, parents and children, couples, doctors and patients, disorder, buddies, screwball, obsessive quest, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, mentor, brutality, dark humor and storytelling mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Sour Grapes: Night Shift (1982), Movie 43 (2013), Comic Book Villains (2002), My New Gun (1992), The Living Wake (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Night Shift (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, talky ...
Plot: pimp, prostitution, friendship, morgue, nightshift, nightlife, cons and scams, misfit, fish out of water, lifestyle, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 4.3
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Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: parody, funny, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, hollywood, youth, irreverence, teenage life, toilet humor, gross out humor, stupidity, internet, nothing goes right, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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67%
Comic Book Villains (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, cynical, entertaining, stylized, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, small town, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, friendship, rivals, feud, old woman, male female relationship, internet, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: suburbs, satire, neighbor, couple relations, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, family problems, unsupportive spouse, infidelity, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Living Wake (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: “The Living Wake” is a dark comedy set in a timeless storybook universe. Self-proclaimed artist and genius, K. Roth Binew, has one day to live. He has enlisted his best and only friend, Mills Joquin, to take him around on a bicycle powered ...
Style: suspense, witty, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: dark humor, nothing goes right, odd couple, lifestyle, partners, friends, performer's life, small town, redemption, one last chance, small town life, disorder ...
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51%
 6.4
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: twins, self discovery, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, dishonesty, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, missing person, filmmaking, mystery, nothing goes right, disorder, school, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, eccentricity, dark humor, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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48%
 5.0
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Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, suspense, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, farce, couples, disorder, friends, city life, twentysomething life, comedy of errors, dishonesty, love and romance, best friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Late Last Night (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a fight with his wife, who's leaving him, Dan's day is getting worse by the minute. He calls an old friend for a night of binge drinking and intoxication. They start a cathartic ride through the city's underbelly.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, golf, showbiz, nightlife, lifestyle, buddies, legal action, love and romance, partners, prostitute, crimes, transvestism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, suspense, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, verbal byplay ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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46%
 6.4
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Dirty Work (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Unemployed and recently dumped, Mitch and his buddy Sam start a revenge-for-hire business to raise the $50,000 that Sam's father needs to get a heart transplant. The dirty duo brings down a movie theater manager and hires hookers to pose as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, bookies, prank, revenge, farce, vengeance, dishonesty, underdog, partners, buddies, infidelity, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
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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, witty, not serious, funny ...
Plot: farce, ballet, idiot, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, disorder, friends, taxi driver, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, infidelity, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, on the road, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, usa, nevada
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I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, hip hop, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, unlikely criminals, odd couple, crimes, misfit, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, buddies, lifestyle, store, human nature, infidelity, social differences, couple relations, city life, parents and children, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: cynical, not serious, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, disorder, partners, ego clash, desire for fame, nothing goes right, misfit, rivalry, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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43%
Hollywood Palms (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, suspense, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, lifestyle, betrayal, dark humor, introspection, friendship, showbiz, human nature, hollywood, murder, young lovers, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, screwball, workplace situations, cons and scams, innocence lost, workplace, forgery, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, hidden treasure, chase, adventurer, odd couple, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, partners, goofy hero, escapades, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
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Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, dark humor, friendship, lifestyle, society, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, buddies, down on your luck, disorder, fictional reality ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, italy, usa, europe, venice ...
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41%
 4.7
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Jinxed! (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and ...
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: dark humor, gambling, casino, hitman, dishonesty, murder, infidelity, nightclub, fall in love, couples, crimes, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 1K
Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, americana, disorder, unemployment, dark humor, buddies, friends, partners, desire for fame, small town, ambition, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.8
 2K
Last Resort (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam and Dave are living the boring life until they are beckoned to Sam's uncle's Island. When they get there (still not quite sure how that worked) they are compelled by beautiful women and a dastardly enemy of the Island. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, parody, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, island, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, partners, lifestyle, down on your luck, absurd humor, absurdism, uncle nephew relationship, scuba diving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Getting Away with Murder (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the very moralistic college ethics instructor Jack Lambert finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander, he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, false accusation, investigation, college, vigilantism, crimes, uncover truth, racism, dark humor, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, hidden identity, nothing goes right, mental institution, doctors and patients, disorder, hospital, doctor, african american, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance, buddies, dishonesty, love affair, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, nosy, disorder, director, rehearsal, buddies, actor's life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 58K
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: humorous, twists and turns, not serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, couple relations, dark humor, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, real estate agent, old woman, unlikely criminals, parrot, nothing goes right, farce ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Apprentices (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn nasty, however, when the pair are caught burgling the ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, cynical ...
Plot: friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, bittersweet, martial arts, down on your luck, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, dark humor, dull life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 5K
Mr. Wrong (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, mentally unstable, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, dark humor, obsession, wedding, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%