Movies like The Stepford Wives

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The Stepford Wives (2004)
 5.3
 64K
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: satirical, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, clever, suspense, offbeat, biting, witty, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, women, transformation, battle of the sexes, friendship, suburbs, uncover truth, couple relations, dishonesty, gender, feminism, lifestyle, robot, dark humor, androids, brainwashing, secrets, stereotypes, family, revenge, friends, life is a bitch, dull life, american dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york

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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, pornography, adaptation and runaway 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), Serial Mom (1994). 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: housewife, suburbs, feminism, small town, robot, missing person, woman in danger, women's liberation, mystery, crimes, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 39K
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, envy, double life, gadget, false identity, pretense, gain trust, dishonesty, lifestyle, hidden identity, suburban life ...
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, stylized, cynical, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, female friendship, infidelity, family life, neighbor, social relations, family relations, couple relations, friendship, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 765
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: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: couples, strong female presence, feminism, society, couple relations, racism, gender, battle of the sexes, sexual relations, dark humor, profanity, theater
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, parody ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: kidnapping, family relations, materialism, genetic engineering, conspiracy, satire, rescue, gender, experiment gone awry, eccentric family, fish out of water, memory loss ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 28K
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: psycho film, parody, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: housewife, dark humor, murder, serial killer, female killer, family relations, crime, crimes, psycho killer, suburban life, mental illness, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: housewife, small town, suburbs, interview, train, drunkenness, tea, beating, paranoia, punched in the face, held at gunpoint, phone booth ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 46K
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, talky, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, manipulation, ambition, femme fatale, narcissism, dangerous attraction, manipulations, dishonesty, couples, power relations, danger, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.0
 268K
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, anti hero, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, anti heroes, escapades, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, cynical, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, wooing, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, lifestyle, dark humor, obsession, wedding, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 14K
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: humorous, funny, absurd, stylized, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dark humor, mystery, disorder, family problems, social relations, goofy hero, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, not serious, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Plot: envy, friendship, inventor, neighbor, jealousy, rise to the top, dark humor, resentment, disorder, rich and poor, rivalry, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, state affairs, undercover, manhunt, political intrigue, satire, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c., europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, family relations, couples, love and romance, starting over, suburban life, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 8K
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, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, family relations, suburban life, friendship, new neighbor, dark humor, farce, friends, disorder, couples, school, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: feminism, gender, family problems, battle of the sexes, rebellion, family, rebelliousness, couple relations, family life, couples, family relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, dangerous animal, genetics, survival, experiment, mutant, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, transformation, experiment gone awry, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, scapegoat, husband wife relationship, heist, travel agent, retribution, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.9
 76K
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, epidemic, danger, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, psychiatrist, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 63K
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, humorous, sentimental, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: robot, friendship, aging, thief, unlikely criminals, nursing, disorder, family relations, loner, robbery, one last job, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, witty, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, society, nothing goes right, tv show, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, comic book shop, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, friendship, rivals, rival, comics, feud, old woman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, not serious, semi serious, slasher, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), contamination, superhuman powers, school, stoners, zombie, gory, dark humor, gang, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.9
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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, parody, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, secret, advertising, campaign, deadly, rivalry, discovery, chaos and mayhem, investigation, eating, explosion ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 124K
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, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: suburbs, space and aliens, heroes, friendship, profanity, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, silly humor, super weapon, save the world, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: witty, humorous, clever, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, comedy of errors, couple relations, city life, romance, buddies, lifestyle, urban, friendship, fall in love, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.7
 41K
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After the events at Lake Victoria, the prehistoric school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into swimming pools, plumbing, and a newly opened water park.
Style: scary, suspense, twist ending, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, nudity (topless - notable), underwater scene, danger, survival, youth, profanity, death, breasts, gory, lake, vulgarity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, biting, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dark humor, betrayal, buddies, lifestyle, human nature, friendship, introspection, showbiz, hollywood, murder, social decay, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 93K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: jealousy, teacher, satire, high school, election, party, infidelity, teachers and students, teenage life, society, lifestyle, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, new york, washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, tense, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, murder, survival, high school, stalking, serial killer, mind game, crimes, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%