Movies like Joker 2012

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Joker (2012)
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Joker (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country. Over 60 years later, Paglapur is isolated, and in need of help. The residents seek help, but as a direct result of being left off the map, they find noone willing to accept Paglapur, and its problems, as their jurisdiction. The villagers decide they need to draw media attention to Paglapur, and in so doing, gain acceptance and help from those who had previously denied them.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: adventure, misfit, society, disorder, social relations, bollywood, working the system, fish out of water, negligence, village, craziness, space and aliens, village life, mentally unstable, alien encounter, silly humor, alien, mental institution, scientist, mental illness, villager, escaped mental patient, multiple time frames
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, pakistan

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Most similar movies to Joker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about disorder, fish out of water, misfit, society, social relations, friends and escapades mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Joker: PK (2014), Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009), Malamaal Weekly (2006), Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014), The Shaukeens (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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PK (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: This experimental satire is a comedy of ideas about an alien in the city, who asks questions that no one has asked before. They are innocent, child-like questions, but they bring about catastrophic answers. People who are set in their ways for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, thought provoking, colourful ...
Plot: benign alien, society, supernatural, fish out of water, disorder, religion, alien, love, cause and meaning, satire, justice, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, belgium
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100%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, couple relations, culture clash, meet the parents, parents and children, misfit, village, couples, silly humor, society, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Malamaal Weekly (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: lottery, village, cons and scams, comedy of errors, social relations, disorder, nothing goes right, dishonesty, bollywood, poverty, alcoholic, lottery winner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, pets, friendship, social relations, animal life, village, family, disorder, village life, dog, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Shaukeens (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three friends in their 60s try to do everything that they couldn't do in their younger days - before death arrives.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: buddies, friends, escapades, golden years, elderly, disorder, love and romance, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations, parents and children, friend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
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Loonies (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loonies is a touching comedy about five psychiatric patients who are forced to exchange their familiar surroundings for an old-fashioned, impersonal institution. Partly because of the severe regime of a dreadful nurse, the five decide to escape from ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, disorder, mental institution, mentally unstable, goofy hero, escapades, misfit, doctors and patients, fish out of water, farce, silly humor, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Bunch of Amateurs (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds stars as Jefferson Steel, a washed-up Hollywood action star desperate to revive his flagging career. When his sleazy agent signs him up for what he believes is a high-profile Royal Shakespeare Company production of King Lear at ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Plot: ambition, fish out of water, elderly, showbiz, culture clash, comedy of errors, one last chance, society, actor's life, theater, rehearsal, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern day telling of the Mark Twain classic, The Prince and the Pauper.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rich and poor, disorder, mistaken identity, youth, dishonesty, fish out of water, hidden identity, power relations, family, adventure, social differences, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Project: ALF (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, space and aliens, chase, chases and races, family, misfit, adventure, on the run, rescue, puppet, alien encounter, outer space ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace situations, friendship, workplace, culture clash, society, misfit, social relations, disorder, couple relations, supportive coworker, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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M.K.B.K.M. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: village, romance, on the road, parents and children, supportive parent, couples, social relations, family relations, bollywood, couple relations, politician, landowner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
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Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, child as adult, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, misfit, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, wish come true, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jilted in Madrid, a bewildered Englishman must learn to live and love again - the Spanish way.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, life turned upside down, culture clash, love and romance, misfit, society, disorder, romance, social relations, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
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EuroTrapped (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: AmeriQua is the story of a lazy recent graduate, Charlie (Bobby Kennedy), whose rich parents cut him off with a $5000 check and an ultimatum to start a life of independence and responsibility. Instead, he buys a plane ticket to Italy, gets robbed ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie, sexy
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, ultimatum, generosity, friends, social relations, student, embassy, soccer, italian restaurant, seductive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mahadev (Shreyas Talpade) is an unemployed graduate with a Bachelor of Arts from Satna college, who is forced to make a living writing letters for the uneducated people of his village. His real ambition is to become a novel writer. Through his ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: politics, dishonesty, ambition, love and romance, campaign, couples, social relations, rebelliousness, parents and children, couple relations, small town, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Entertainment (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Akhil (Akshay Kumar) finds out that he is the heir of 3000 crore rupees as he and his mother were abandoned by his diamond baron father (Panna Laal Johari) who is now dead. However, his life goes Topsy-turvy when he learns that the empire goes to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, underdog, hopes, dishonesty, betrayal, nothing goes right, pets, disorder, bollywood, farce, silly humor, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: filmmaking, pets, dog, disorder, danger, rescue, fish out of water, hollywood, adventure, odd couple, mischievous children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, disorder, vengeance, high school, youth, society, coming of age, rivalry, teenage life, misfit, prank, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 2.9
 855
Illegal Aliens (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three aliens morph into super-hot babes and arrive to protect the earth from the intergalactic forces of evil. Guided by Syntax, their holographic mentor, these Illegal Aliens are willing to use every trick in the book and every sexy outfit in their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, time travel, save the world, benign alien, master villain, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 588
The Adulteen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Arnaud Mustier, lawyer and brilliant philosopher, arouses the annoyance of his younger brother Jules, age sixteen. One day, Arnaud is a victim of a late adolescent crisis. Helped by Jules, he is going to catch up this phase of the life which he did ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: teenage life, adult as child, fish out of water, life turned upside down, youth, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, young at heart, thirtysomething life, high priced lawyer, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dil Dosti Etc (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two college boys from diverse backgrounds believe that since time is on their side, anything is possible. Consequently, their arrogance leads them to challenge each other to prove their efficiencies.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friends, couples, lifestyle, youth, young lovers, society, university, social relations, love and romance, liberal, bollywood, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from aliens who have come to help them.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space station, benign alien, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, mischievous children, alien encounter, fish out of water, family, disorder, female protagonist, mission gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Neighbors (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When the Weavers move to a gated community in New Jersey, they discover that the entire neighborhood is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron. But as the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, benign alien, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, couples, disorder, social relations, misfit, suburban life, alien contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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One Day in Europe (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One day in Europe shows stories set in four European countries. All of them involve thievery in some way or the other. The protagonists are strangers in the respective country. For none of them their stay turns out as planned.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, disorder, crimes, lifestyle, performer's life, dishonesty, society, communication problem, travel, artists and showbiz, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, spain, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young spy Harriet Welsch crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne as the two girls vie to become the official blogger of their high school class.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: school, rivalry, movie star, blogger, youth, teenage life, rise to the top, disorder, child spy, ambition, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, arranged marriage, family relations, romance, love and romance, parents and children, love triangle, looking for love, couples, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Marvin Marvin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Marvin Marvin is an American science fiction slapstick comedy television series that aired from November 24, 2012 to April 27, 2013. The series was set to premiere on Nickelodeon in 2013, but was pushed forward to November 24, 2012. It stars Lucas ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: fish out of water, alien encounter, hidden identity, lifestyle, family life, siblings relations, teenage life, friends, social relations, alien, high school, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, shipwreck, survival, escapades, family life, fish out of water, island, ship wreck, disorder, screwball, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Doublegangers (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A comedy centered around three people who each have a lookalike of a lookalike, all with the same name.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Plot: comedy of errors, escapades, buddies, friends, bollywood, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, mental patient, farce, lookalikes, society, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ramji Londonwaley (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Ramji Tiwari and his sister, Parvati, had their parents pass away at an early age. Ramji is a skilled cook, and is familiar with all aspects of vegetarian cooking. He arranges Parvati's marriage with the Mishra family, promises to pay a large ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: romance, culture clash, weakness, uneducated, fall in love, fish out of water, disorder, couples, guru, love and romance, opposites attract, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%