Movies like Tommy Boy

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Tommy Boy (1995)
 7.1
 70K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, absurd, light, feel good, realistic, not serious, idiotic, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, road trip, family relations, inheritance, buddies, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, on the road, funeral, death of father, dumb, sarcasm, stupidity, twists & turns, adaptation, drinking, screwball, college, friends, partners, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio

Most similar movies to Tommy Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and idiotic films with plots about disorder, dialogue, brutality, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling and runaway mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Tommy Boy: Black Sheep (1996), Joe Dirt (2001), Dumb and Dumber To (2014), Vacation (2015), The Odd Couple II (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 34K
Black Sheep (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, political comedy ...
Plot: campaign, political satire, nitrous oxide, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, disorder, buddies, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 47K
Joe Dirt (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: meteorite, janitor, adventure, disorder, obsessive quest, buddies, haunted by the past, on the road, friendship, goofy hero, friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, idaho, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, prank, drugs/alcohol, misfit partners, escapades, partners, buddies, disorder, best friends, fish out of water, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 85K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, idiotic, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, family relations, parents and children, family problems, family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, roller coaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Odd Couple II (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 30 years after the first film, Oscar and Felix embark on a road trip together, to attend the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, on the road, odd couple, road trip, marriage, nothing goes right, small town, partners, couples, disorder, screwball ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 147K
Road Trip (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sexual, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, race against time, nothing goes right, cheating, sex tape, stoner, college, escapades, obsessive quest, buddies, encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cross country, usa, new york state, austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 301K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: humorous, feel good, road movie, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: hitchhiker, getting home, slacker, odd couple, stoners, stupidity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, road trip, bonding, comedy of errors, child birth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country, arizona, dallas texas, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: theme park, road trip, farce, on the road, family vacation, adventure, disorder, nothing goes right, family relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, arizona, kansas, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, social misfits, goofy hero, best friends, buddies, partners, obsessive quest, disorder, misfit, dumb, high school, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 109K
Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.
Style: humorous, not serious, road movie, idiotic, entertaining ...
Plot: midlife crisis, road trip, on the road, self discovery, friendship, motorcycle gang, buddies, motorcycle chase, adventurer, escapades, middle aged man, african american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Fellow Americans (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: white house, politics, political corruption, murder, assassination attempt, on the road, assassination, homeless, administration, state affairs, goofy hero, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., ohio, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, stoners, nothing goes right, road trip, on the road, party, doctor, loyalty, racial slur, police chase, pot smoking, stoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, amsterdam, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 326K
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, stupidity, friendship, dimwit, gas station, social misfits, parakeet, adventure, buddies, misfit, prank, road trip ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, colorado, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 5K
Senior Trip (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: stoners, on the road, parody, goofy hero, teachers and students, looking for sex, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, power relations, hardcase students ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 102K
Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, bet, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, road trip, money, millionaire, race ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, las vegas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
College Road Trip (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: road trip, on the road, family, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, father daughter relationship, disorder, youth, coming of age, teenage life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, indiana, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, family life, disorder, couples, eccentric family, youth, mischievous children, family relations, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: missouri, usa, cross country, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 120K
Billy Madison (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: inheritance, graduation, school, adolescence vs adulthood, irresponsible, fish out of water, elementary school, rivalry, misfit, fall in love, goofy hero, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.7
 114K
Identity Thief (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, thief, crime, escapades, road trip, cons and scams, dishonesty, pretense, identity, on the road, dumb, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, colorado, usa, florida, cross country ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, based on cult tv series, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, friends, chases and races, buddies, misfit, chase, farm, bikini, moonshine, sheriff, incompetent police, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 52K
RV (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one ...
Style: feel good, humorous, road movie, funny, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: workaholic, family vacation, family values, family relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, road trip, camping, motor home, business trip, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, pasadena california, utah, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Strange Wilderness (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bigfoot, friendship, tv show, buddies, partners, workplace intrigue, nothing goes right, adventure, friends, chases and races, escapades, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 14K
Fathers' Day (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After Scott has a fight with his father and runs away and when his father refuses to go after him. His mother, Collette, then goes to one of her former boyfriends, Jack, a lawyer, and tells him that he's her son's real father. Jack ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: odd couple, friendship, parents and children, misfit partners, missing child, parenthood, on the road, family relations, family problems, teenage life, disorder, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Josh and S.A.M. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that he is a "S.A.M." that is going to be sent to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, journey, family life, nothing goes right, youth, disorder, sibling relationship, family relations, adventure, coming of age, brother brother relationship, road trip ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, cross country, texas, usa, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 19K
Captain Ron (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When mild-mannered Martin Harvey finds out that he has inherited a vintage yacht, he decides to take his family on a Caribbean vacation to retrieve the vessel. Upon arriving on a small island and realizing that the ship is in rough shape, Martin and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, ocean or sea, disorder, eccentric family, family life, danger, family relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, escapades, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: children, road trip, on the road, family, mischievous children, couple relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, romance, love and romance, single parent, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 24K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: environmentalism, fish out of water, mad scientist, chaos, buddies, partners, disorder, odd couple, misfit, nothing goes right, anti heroes, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: campus, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 85K
Year One (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: humorous, witty, epic, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: circumcision, parody, adventure, farce, escapades, anti heroes, friends, nothing goes right, social misfits, goofy hero, misfit, heroes ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, eiffel tower paris, family vacation, travel, parents and children, nothing goes right, family relations, fish out of water, misfit, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, germany, europe, france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 12K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, on the road, screwball, family vacation, rivalry, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, couple relations, romance, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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