Movies like Surfer, Dude

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Surfer, Dude (2008)
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Surfer, Dude (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wave twisting tale of a soul searching surfer experiencing an existential crisis.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, light
Plot: surfing, ambition, buddies, tv show, ocean, ocean or sea, friends, rise to the top, sport, family relations, misfit, contests and competitions, partners, manipulations, intrigue, stoners, manipulation, dishonesty, media, career change, adolescence vs adulthood, horse, virtual reality, mermaid, blonde ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, malibu california, mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about buddies, friends, disorder, friendship, ambition, partners and society mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Surfer, Dude: The Beach Bum (2019), Pretty Bird (2008), Dumbbells (2014), Irish Jam (2006), Dirty Movie (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Beach Bum (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An irreverent comedy about the misadventures of Moondog, a rebellious stoner and lovable rogue who lives large.
Style: light, ironic, feel good, humorous, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stoner, alcoholic, poet, karma, buddies, marijuana, adultery, pilot, cocaine, entertainment, drugs, misadventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, havana cuba, vietnam, kentucky, jamaica ...
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: disorder, americana, friendship, desire for fame, friends, buddies, dark humor, unemployment, partners, unfulfillment, profanity, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, boss and employee, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, disorder, rise to the top, contests and competitions, on the run, love triangle, village, family relations, fall in love, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, los angeles, europe, usa
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62%
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Dirty Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue (Christopher Meloni) is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, filmmaking, buddies, farce, disorder, silly humor, friends, media, film within a film, nudity (full frontal - brief), leg ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Surf School (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one important thing...learn to surf! We're taking your ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, high school, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, ambition, love affair, buddies, youth, rivalry, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, costa rica
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American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, life is a bitch, friends, ambition, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, couples, siblings relations, dark humor, buddies, addiction, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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61%
Splinterheads (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SPLINTERHEADS introduces Thomas Middleditch as Justin Frost, a twenty-something slacker whose “thing” is that he has no “thing” at all. When a small-time carnival rolls into town, he meets Galaxy (Rachael Taylor), a gorgeous con artist, or ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: carnival, buddies, friends, fall in love, love triangle, young lovers, love and romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, youth, farce, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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60%
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Killer Bud (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After losing another job, two idiots embark on an adventure of mythic proportion: to acquire "Feed Bags," the discontinued entire-meal-in-a-bag, to impress their two equally dim-witted dates. When the only convenience store in town that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Plot: buddies, best friends, nothing goes right, heist, crimes, society, misfit, social misfits, partners, drug dealing, unemployment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, friends, family relations, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, dublin ireland, cleveland ohio
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Cavemen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Cavemen" is a comedic film with a slight edge of drama revolving around the lives of somewhat single, somewhat unemployed guys living in a warehouse converted to living quarters in the 'Arts District' of Downtown Los Angeles, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light
Plot: friends, lifestyle, singleness, buddies, looking for love, love and romance, life philosophy, womanizer, male female relationship, transformation, friendship, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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60%
Rolling Kansas (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a journey to a secret marijuana forest in Kansas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: marijuana, friendship, on the road, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, farce, road trip, drug abuse, screwball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, texas, usa, america
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Endless Bummer (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a crime that cannot go unpunished. Gathering ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, fight, surfing, party, juvenile delinquency, partners, youth, follow your dream, teenage love, teenage life, high school, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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60%
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, biting ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, buddies, friends, showbiz, hollywood, partners, writer's life, desire for fame, screenwriter, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, computers and web, buddies, on the road, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, misfit partners, friends, video game, gamer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: couple relations, couples, buddies, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor, friends, playboy, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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57%
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The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, reality tv, life turned upside down, manipulations, manipulation, culture clash, family in crisis, tv show, ambition, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Harris Malden wears his insecurity on his face in a curious disguise for everyone to see. No one in the neighborhood, not even his best friend Paul or his brother Melvin, has the heart to tell him how ridiculous he looks with the thick black line ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Plot: birthday, friendship, society, lifestyle, family relations, friends, physical appearance, misfit, fake moustache, moustache, party, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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56%
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Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, road trip, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, new life, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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56%
Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After living for years as a struggling artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends – Billy, Rocks and Gunderson – to help him retrace their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, best friends, buddies, cause and meaning, reunion, family relations, getting home, painter, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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56%
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Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, youth, family relations, teenage life, competition, fired from the job, grocery store, escapades, friendship, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, social differences, family gatherings, ambition, chaos and mayhem, society, social relations, family life, sport team, family relations, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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55%
The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, true love, friends, misfit, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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54%
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Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Caught cheating and banned for ten years, Bobby Dukes, paintball's first superstar, returns to reclaim his title and erase the memory of his tainted past.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, goofy hero, sport, contests and competitions, underdog, buddies, rivalry, social satire, paintball, uninhibited rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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54%
Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, youth, reunion, homecoming, college, society, small town life, small town, female director, film starts with sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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54%
How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, dark humor, introspection, life is a bitch, odd couple, buddies, couple relations, terminal illness, power relations, partners, teaching the ways of the world, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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54%
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Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Upon returning to Los Angeles to attend his father's funeral, Damon (Alexander) soon learns that in order to claim his share of the family inheritance he must work alongside his brother, Mookie (Kain) — a former drug-dealer who had previously ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: gas station, college, odd couple, family relations, family business, dealing with death, romance, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, drug dealing, garage, black cast
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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54%
Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, tv star, fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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53%
Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, buddies, friends, journey, graphic violence, serial killer, misfit, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
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The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, semi autobiographical
Plot: hollywood, friendship, disability, nothing goes right, partners, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life, wish come true, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2005, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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53%