Movies like Vegas Vacation

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Vegas Vacation (1997)
 5.9
 40K
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, funny, light, offbeat, realistic, dark humor, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, obsession, casino, farce, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, cousin cousin relationship, chase, family life, dealer, sin, couples, disorder, roulette, chaos, road trip, airplane, snake ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, brutality, adaptation, mentor, storytelling and family mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Vegas Vacation: National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Vacation (2015), Under the Rainbow (1981), Clifford (1994), Johnson Family Vacation (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, family dinner, neighbor, nothing goes right, eccentric family, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, yuppie, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, realistic, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family vacation, family problems, nothing goes right, parents and children, fish out of water, danger, family relations, disorder, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, offbeat, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, theme park, farce, family vacation, adventure, youth, hysteria, couple relations, plan gone awry, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, colorado, st. louis missouri, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 88K
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, not serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, parents and children, family relations, family problems, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, grand canyon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Under the Rainbow (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, light, funny ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, disorder, secret agents, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, showbiz, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 6K
Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: adult as child, parents and children, family, disorder, family relations, fish out of water, nothing goes right, youth, prank, kids in trouble, mischievous children, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 relations, youth, couples, eccentric family, family life, disorder, parents and children, mischievous children, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, missouri, cross country, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Man of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family problems, family relations, mischievous children, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, male bonding, family life, child as adult, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 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, disorder, couples, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, couple relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, change of luck, nothing goes right, gambling, dishonesty, partners, jealousy, feud, money, friendship, stupidity ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, disturbing, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, eccentric family, fish out of water, goofy hero, nothing goes right, anti heroes, danger, deadly, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 5K
The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, disorder, underdog, rivalry, cards, drugs/alcohol, gambler, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, road trip, buddies, family relations, inheritance, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 33K
Next Friday (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, dishonesty, family relations, revenge, disorder, cons and scams, siblings relations, society, lifestyle, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, farce, dysfunctional family, family relations, couples, ghost, love and romance, nothing goes right, radio, fish out of water, mental illness, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: erection, lsd, farce, eccentric family, disorder, track down, couples, self discovery, boxing, on the road, obsessive quest, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, michigan, new york, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 4K
Bye Bye Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, vampire, family life, suburbs, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, riddles and clues, parents and children, family relations, infidelity, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: surfing, parody, kidnapping, wedding, family, cons and scams, nothing goes right, goofy hero, siblings relations, parents and children, danger, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, camp, adventure, holiday, nothing goes right, parents and children, in-laws, coming of age, friends, family relations, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 11K
Snow Day (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed..
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chase, adventure, school, contests and competitions, youth, high school life, nothing goes right, teachers and students, goofy hero, siblings relations, forces of nature, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 7K
Easy Money (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: gambling, farce, dishonesty, family life, family relations, friends, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family gatherings, self discovery, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
What About Bob? (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin ...
Style: humorous, talky, clever, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: mental illness, stalking, yuppie, therapy, dysfunctional family, obsession, psychiatrist, farce, nothing goes right, goofy hero, overbearing, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 4K
Carpool (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: chase, robbery, family, bus, confined, nothing goes right, parents and children, hostages, mischievous children, crimes, chases and races, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Moms' Night Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, comedy of errors, couples, best friends, nothing goes right, parents and children, couple relations, escapades, family relations, youth, disorder, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 5K
Moving (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, situational comedy ...
Plot: unemployment, on the road, disorder, fish out of water, nothing goes right, cons and scams, parents and children, family relations, friends, family life, comedy of errors, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: idaho, new jersey, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, talky, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, on the road, advertising, fired from the job, gambling, starting over, human nature, americana, promotion, society, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, arizona, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Cops and Robbersons (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hard-as-nails cop Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing, but can you survive the Robberson family.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, frame up, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes, odd couple, family relations, fish out of water, police surveillance, infra red, sitcom ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, disorder, faked death, custody, family relations, unsuccessful, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, failed attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, realistic, not serious, road movie ...
Plot: odd couple, friendship, misfit partners, parents and children, missing child, parenthood, family relations, teenage life, disorder, family problems, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.5
 3K
3 Strikes (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: going straight, comedy of errors, starting over, righting the wronged, nothing goes right, cons and scams, heist, law enforcement, partners, disorder, on the run, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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