Movies like Step Brothers

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Step Brothers (2008)
 6.9
 244K
Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his mom's marriage to Dale's dad, leaving everyone to wonder whether they'll ever see eye to eye.
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, talky, realistic, funny, idiotic, harsh, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, family relations, adulthood, living with parents, goofy hero, childhood trauma, man child, becoming an adult, friends, parents and children, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, divorce, brother brother relationship, grownups, therapist, father son relationship, siblings relations, stupidity, party, success, dreams, middle aged, search ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Step Brothers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and not serious films with plots about mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, brutality, pornography and runaway mostly in Comedy, Sport and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Step Brothers: Grown Ups (2010), Grown Ups 2 (2013), Old School (2003), Cedar Rapids (2011), Daddy's Home (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: divorce, car race, french, marriage, prayer, advertising, family dinner, sport competition, stupidity, farce, machismo, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 208K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: reunion, vacation, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, family life, friends, disorder, children, lake or river, stupidity, arrow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 127K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, couple relations, grownups, small town life, eccentric family, family life, buddies, couples, disorder, adulthood, friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 202K
Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, college, party, disorder, college life, youth, starting over, lifestyle, marital problem, student, student life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, journalism, journalist, bet, jealousy, dog, friendship, rivalry, newsroom, tv news, media satire, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, future
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, stylized, cynical, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, nervous breakdown, comeback, weatherman, depression, journalist, gay slur, new job, friendship, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 35K
Cedar Rapids (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, funny, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, insurance, friendship, social awkwardness, goofy hero, friends, fish out of water, buddies, disorder, misfit, drinking, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.2
 97K
Daddy's Home (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, father, parenthood, divorce, uninhibited rivalry, children, rival, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, culture clash, manipulation, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 69K
Hot Rod (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, small town, neighbor, misfit, humiliation, friendship, motorcycle, swimming pool, geek, loud, friends, money raising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 50K
Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, father son relationship, father son conflict, stepfather stepson relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, awkward situation, family relations, friendship, stepfather, children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, journalism, ambition, ego clash, love and romance, nothing goes right, workplace situations, media satire, friends, rivalry, media, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 68K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, youth, young people, college life, nothing goes right, birthday, drugs/alcohol, buddies, plan gone awry, disorder, debauchery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, medical school, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 65K
The Sitter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Noah, is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, harsh, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: nanny, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, youth, disorder, on the run, slacker, irresponsible, mischievous children, siblings relations, escapades, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 6K
Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: adult as child, parents and children, family, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, nothing goes right, youth, eccentric family, mischievous children, prank, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 210K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, mentor, friendship, high school, marijuana, party, camping, community service, womanizer, dimwit, geek, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 2K
House Broken (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: firefighter, friendship, elderly, disorder, buddies, coming of age, family relations, friends, lifestyle, siblings relations, golden years, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: humorous, talky, biting, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, election, leadership, head of state, baseball, patriotism, politically correct, society, americana, white house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, sexual attraction, friendship, buddies, party, couple relations, sexual activity, reunion, strong sexual content, sexual exploration, high school reunion, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slacker, sausage, wheelchair, sexual abuse, family relations, unsuccessful, disorder, eccentric family, parents and children, unfulfillment, goofy hero, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 663K
The Hangover (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, friends, memory loss, buddies, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship between men, investigation, drugs/alcohol, plan gone awry, stupidity, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 73K
Grandma's Boy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets kicked out of his apartment and is forced to move in with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, eviction, party, roommate, stoner, stupidity, workplace, geek, video game, virginity, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
46%
The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, coma, masturbation, goofy hero, siblings relations, love and romance, social misfits, family relations, couples, disorder, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 33K
Next Friday (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, siblings relations, cons and scams, lifestyle, society, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 248K
The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: dark humor, absurd, sexploitation film, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dictator, society, death, culture clash, violence, oppression, masturbation, fish out of water, lesbian, greed, vengeance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1973, 2010s
Place: usa, asia, new york, israel, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 533K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, party, buddies, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, toy comes to life, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, objects come to life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s, 2010s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, friends, wedding, best man, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Moms' Night Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, comedy of errors, best friends, couples, parents and children, nothing goes right, couple relations, escapades, family relations, youth, disorder, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 40K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, family relations, youth, living with parents, supportive parent, siblings relations, teenage life, parenting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 91K
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: gross out humor, not serious, satirical, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, hollywood, stupidity, escapades, dishonesty, teenage life, buddies, superhero, lifestyle, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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