Movies like The Stepford Wives

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The Stepford Wives (2004)
 5.3
 60K
The Stepford Wives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech, terrifying little town.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, dark humor, satirical, humorous, clever, suspense, offbeat, biting, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, women, suburban life, transformation, friendship, suburbs, uncover truth, couple relations, dishonesty, gender, battle of the sexes, feminism, lifestyle, robot, androids, brainwashing, secrets, stereotypes, family, revenge, friends, life is a bitch, dull life, american dream, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york

Most similar movies to The Stepford Wives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, suspense, melancholic and clever films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, adaptation, pornography and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Stepford Wives: The Joneses (2009), Desperate Housewives (2004), Women Who Kill (2013), The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981), The World's End (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Stepford Wives (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The urban aspirant photographer Joanna Eberhart moves from Manhattan to Stepford, Connecticut with her family. Her husband Walter Eberhart decided to live in a calm suburb, but Joanna did not like the neighborhood with beautiful and perfect ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: feminism, suburbs, housewife, small town, robot, woman in danger, missing person, women's liberation, mystery, crimes, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 38K
The Joneses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, satirical, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: materialism, advertising, double life, gadget, american dream, false identity, pretense, gain trust, lifestyle, dishonesty, hidden identity, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, twists and turns, dark humor, cynical, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, female friendship, neighbor, infidelity, family relations, social relations, couple relations, family life, friendship, lifestyle, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 763
Women Who Kill (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: It's okay to feel intimidated - it's one night out with four talented women who are probably smarter than you, most likely sexier than you and definitely funnier than you. Top comediennes and close friends Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, ...
Style: clever, realistic, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: couples, feminism, racism, gender, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, couple relations, theater, society, strong female presence, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, materialism, family relations, conspiracy, kidnapping, satire, gender, disorder, experiment gone awry, eccentric family, fish out of water, memory loss ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 256K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, twists and turns, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends, anti hero, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 43K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suzanne Stone (Maretto) wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, captivating, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, manipulation, femme fatale, ambition, dangerous attraction, manipulations, dishonesty, power relations, couples, danger, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Revenge of the Stepford Wives (1980)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A TV reporter arrives in the quiet town of Stepford to launch an investigation into why the town has the lowest divorce and crime rates in America. However, she begins to notice some bizarre behavior in the women of the town, discovering that ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: small town, suburbs, housewife, dysfunctional marriage, chief of police, knocked unconscious, villain, mind control, new house, sabotage, woman in danger, friendship between women ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 30K
Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, not serious, funny ...
Plot: friendship, inventor, envy, neighbor, jealousy, rise to the top, disorder, resentment, rich and poor, rivalry, lifestyle, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 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, cynical, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, mentally unstable, lifestyle, obsession, wedding, thirtysomething life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 27K
Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: dark humor, psycho film, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: housewife, murder, serial killer, female killer, family relations, crimes, crime, parody, suburban life, parents and children, mental illness, family life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 13K
Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, family problems, disorder, social relations, goofy hero, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: suspense, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, family relations, couples, couple relations, suburban life, love and romance, starting over, lifestyle, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The President's Analyst (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At first, Dr. Sidney Schaefer feels honored and thrilled to be offered the job of the President's Analyst. But then the stress of the job and the paranoid spies that come with a sensitive government position get to him, and he runs away. Now ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, assassination attempt, secret agent, politics, hippie, undercover, manhunt, state affairs, political intrigue, satire, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c., europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mom's on Strike (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She was an overworked mom trying to get her family's attention. She didn't know she would become a national sensation.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, feminism, family life, couple relations, rebelliousness, family problems, family, battle of the sexes, rebellion, parents and children, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, genetics, mutant, survival, experiment, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, transformation, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unemployment, bankruptcy, suburbs, loss of job, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, scapegoat, husband wife relationship, heist, retribution, travel agent, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 74K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Plot: virus, save the world, alien, danger, psychiatrist, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, quarantine, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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, dark humor, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, small town, comic book shop, crimes, dishonesty, friendship, rival, rivals, comics, feud, old woman, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), contamination, superhuman powers, school, stoners, zombie, gory, gang, supernatural, deadly, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 3K
Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, society, tv show, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Night We Never Met (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, couples, friends, singleness, love triangle, fall in love, infidelity, friendship, urban, comedy of errors, city life, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 7K
Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: cult film, humorous, dark humor, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, friendship, suburbs, farce, silly humor, friends, disorder, couples, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 61K
Robot & Frank (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: robot, friendship, aging, thief, unlikely criminals, loner, nursing, robbery, one last job, family relations, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: betrayal, buddies, lifestyle, human nature, friendship, showbiz, introspection, murder, hollywood, city life, urban, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 14K
The Stuff (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Weird yummy goo erupts from the earth and is discovered by a couple of miners. They taste it and decide to market it because it tastes so good. The American public literally eats up the new dessert sensation now known as the Stuff but, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, satirical, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, secret, advertising, campaign, rivalry, deadly, discovery, chaos and mayhem, brain, investigation, eating ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 120K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, suburbs, friendship, profanity, goofy hero, save the world, space and aliens, partners, buddies, living with parents, alien encounter, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, woman in danger, psychopath, prank, danger, stalking, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Death Becomes Her (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to ...
Style: dark humor, gothic, humorous, cynical, satirical ...
Plot: afterlife, immortality, love triangle, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, magic, zombie, jealousy ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s, 2020s, 1990s ...
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 36K
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, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, friendship, disorder, siblings relations, cons and scams, society, lifestyle, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, suburbs, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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