Movies like The Stepford Wives

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The Stepford Wives (2004)
 5.3
 66K
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, feel good, sexy, clever, humorous, suspense, intellectual, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: housewife, women, suburban life, robot, battle of the sexes, transformation, secrets, brainwashing, friendship, suburbs, stereotypes, uncover truth, family, gender, dishonesty, couple relations, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, small town, dark humor, androids, revenge, feminism, cyborgs, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, semi serious, funny and melancholic films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, brutality, pornography and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Stepford Wives: Death Becomes Her (1992), Desperate Housewives (2004), The Joneses (2009), The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981), To Die For (1995). 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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: robot, housewife, feminism, conspiracy, small town, women's liberation, suburbs, mystery, husband wife relationship, investigation, woman in danger, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: gothic, satirical, humorous, cynical, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: immortality, dark humor, love triangle, afterlife, fountain of youth, rivalry, obsession, zombie, supernatural, magic, rejuvenation, egocentric woman ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, 70s, 2020s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, usa, california
⇓ 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, sexy, twists and turns, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: housewife, suburban life, neighbor, female friendship, social relations, family life, investigation, friends, family relations, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 40K
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: melancholic, twists and turns, satirical, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: materialism, envy, advertising, gadget, double life, false identity, stereotypes, manipulation, husband wife relationship, suburban life, deception, pretense ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: satire, shrinking, justice, life & death, childhood, chase, adaptation, fantasy world, life philosophy, catastrophe, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 48K
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, sexy, talky, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, journalism, female protagonist, obsession, satire, manipulation, television, oral sex, crimes, older woman younger man relationship, adultery, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, california, minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: funny, witty, humorous, clever, light ...
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, politics, conspiracy, assassination attempt, political intrigue, manhunt, state affairs, undercover, life turned upside down, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new jersey, usa, washington d.c., england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, battle of the sexes, fall in love, lifestyle, mentally unstable, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, dark humor, wedding, women, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, tech noir
Plot: housewife, angry mob, television reporter, reporter, villain, dysfunctional marriage, motel, revenge, female protagonist, pharmacy, brainwashing, mind control ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 31K
Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: friendship, envy, inventor, neighbor, stupidity, jealousy, dog, rise to the top, lifestyle, rivalry, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 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: surreal, funny, sexy, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, new neighbor, dark humor, farce, swamp, neighbor neighbor relationship, neighbor, coming of age, sexualized violence, redemption, writers, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 97K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, 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: witty, humorous, political, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, election, teacher, satire, jealousy, infidelity, politics, teenager, teenage girl, school, teachers and students, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., nebraska, manhattan new york city, california, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 64K
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, clever, twists and turns, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: robot, thief, friendship, aging, artificial intelligence, heist, androids and robots, unlikely criminals, technology, nursing, family relations, one last job ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: splatter, sexy, slasher, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, monster, bullying, nudity (full frontal - brief), dark humor, zombie, gang, stoners, violence, death, cult ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.7
 43K
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, nudity (full frontal - brief), vulgarity, death, lake, survival, beach, youth, party, brutality, female nudity, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 16K
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: slasher, satirical, absurd, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, monster, transformation, advertising, conspiracy, discovery, rivalry, campaign, mutation, chaos and mayhem, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, disorder, couples, nosy, friends, romance, unfulfillment, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, partners, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 15K
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: dark humor, murder, small town, investigation, murder mystery, suspect, sarcasm, waitress, mystery, family problems, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, minnesota, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.7
 128K
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: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, suburban life, space and aliens, father daughter relationship, friendship, invasion, evil alien, heroes, farce, disguise, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Brass Teapot (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.
Style: funny, twists and turns, feel good, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: greed, magical object, couple relations, money, obsession, crime gone awry, bank robbery, police investigation, gangsters, vengeance, magic, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, stylized, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, love and romance, comedy of errors, friendship, looking for love, breakup, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, gangsters, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, feminism, family problems, rebellion, battle of the sexes, family, rebelliousness, couple relations, family life, family relations, couples, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, satirical, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, dark humor, satire, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, family life, self discovery, couples, lifestyle, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, satirical, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, workplace, women, office politics, existentialism, loneliness, workplace situations, heist, fighting the system, secretary, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
How to Be a Player (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dray is a young playboy whose only objective in life seems to be to have sex with as many girls as he can without getting caught by his girlfriend Lisa. Dray's sister Jenny and her friend Katrina plan to show him that the way he lives is wrong ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, twists and turns, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, teenager, hip hop, battle of the sexes, farce, infidelity, looking for sex, friends, bachelor, party, sexism, sexist ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 50K
Duplicity (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two romantically-engaged corporate spies team up to manipulate a corporate race to corner the market on a medical innovation that will reap huge profits and enable them to lead an extravagant lifestyle together.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: espionage, spy, manipulation, romance, surveillance, investigation, undercover, rivalry, cia, justice, mystery, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, london, miami, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 33K
Nine to Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: funny, sexy, humorous, clever, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace, female protagonist, women, chase, farce, satire, kidnapping, strong female lead, sexual harassment, business, revenge, office ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, texas, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, political, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy theory, presidential election, world politics, adaptation, comedian, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, against the odds, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.2
 2K
Without Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, lesbian, fall in love, society, love and romance, social relations, couples, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, feminism, lesbian love, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%