Movies like Vegas Vacation

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Vegas Vacation (1997)
 5.9
 38K
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, feel good, not serious, realistic, offbeat, dark humor, funny, idiotic, road movie, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, on the road, farce, obsession, casino, chase, parents and children, nothing goes right, roulette, chaos, family relations, disorder, teenage life, family life, couples, desert, dealer, sin, dysfunctional family, road trip, magic show, cookie, tiger, cousin cousin relationship, massage ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa

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Most similar movies to Vegas Vacation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and not serious films with plots about disorder, dialogue, nothing goes right, catastrophe, storytelling, mentor and brutality mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Vegas Vacation: National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Under the Rainbow (1981), Lost in America (1985), Johnson Family Vacation (2004), The Grand (2007). 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, parents and children, holiday, family dinner, nothing goes right, eccentric family, neighbor, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, family, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, realistic, road movie, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, theme park, farce, on the road, family vacation, adventure, down on your luck, eccentric family, relatives, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, st. louis missouri, arizona, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, family vacation, eiffel tower paris, travel, nothing goes right, family problems, chaos, game show, family relations, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, france, germany, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, nothing goes right, showbiz, assassination, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, disorder, secret agents, misfit, chase ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, on the road, fired from the job, gambling, advertising, down on your luck, nothing goes right, roulette, hopes, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ 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, not serious, realistic, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, mischievous children, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, eccentric family, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri, cross country, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, offbeat, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, hotel, underdog, ego clash, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, disorder, mathematics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, nothing goes right, fish out of water, broker, sheriff, anti heroes, eccentric family, false accusation, kidnapping, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lsd, farce, erection, obsessive quest, on the road, track down, uncover truth, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, friends, buddies, couple relations, social differences, family gatherings, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: casino, gambling, prostitute, buddies, on the road, crime, criminal's revenge, bank, gangsters, romance, unlikely criminals, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, not serious, realistic, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: chase, robbery, family, comedy of errors, on the road, nothing goes right, mischievous children, crime gone awry, bus, chases and races, youth, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: casino, money, greed, buddies, screwball, betrayal, blind ambition, vengeance, gambling, nothing goes right, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, single parent, prank, parents and children, family problems, family relations, family, parenthood, suburbs, childhood, dysfunctional family, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 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, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: adult as child, mischievous children, family, manipulations, uncle, when the parents are away, kids in trouble, vengeance, dishonesty, youth, disorder, prank ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, los angeles, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, on the road, underdog, family vacation, parents and children, romance, nothing goes right, rivalry, couples, couple relations, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 391
Sparkler (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Melba is a Californian trailer-park girl who is told to look for three kings by a phone psychic, and when she meets three guys - Trent, Brad and Joel traveling to Las Vegas, she decides they are those kings and joins them on a trip. In Vegas she ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, stylized
Plot: on the road, friendship, bar, gambling, nothing goes right, friends, desert, partners, best friends, buddies, gays and lesbians, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: suburbs, single parent, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, couple relations, looking for love, vampire, parents and children, custody, family life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 4.5
 813
Jinxed! (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical
Plot: dishonesty, hitman, gambling, casino, betrayal, crime, nightclub, crimes, infidelity, murder, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: holiday, wilderness, adventure, parents and children, camp, love and romance, best friend, grizzly bear, roommate, youth, resort, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Flodder in Amerika! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The mayor of Sunny Dale see a chance to get rid of the Flodder family: They send the asocial bunch for an international exchange to New York. There they get confused with a Russian delegation of medical doctors while the street worker Werner who ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, parents and children, culture clash, family, chaos, luxury, eccentric family, nothing goes right, misfit, family relations, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 16K
Tomcats (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College buddies chip in and promise that the group's last unmarried man will collect a cash pot. Seven years later, the kitty is worth $500,000 -- money Michael needs to pay a gambling debt. Problem is, the only other single guy is a hopeless ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: group of friends, friendship, buddies, couple relations, roulette, looking for sex, love triangle, singleness, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 118K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: elderly, casino, vacation, friendship, aging, funeral, farce, buddies, male friendship, friends, golden years, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, farce, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder, verbal byplay, theatre play ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 70K
Kingpin (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, stripper, on the road, bowling, star spangled banner, carriage, hair loss, sexual favor, handicap, fish out of water, drinking problem, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996, year 1969, 1990s ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 3K
Funny Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's a million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, money, stolen money, factory, bar, hidden identity, nothing goes right, fish out of water, crimes, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, greece, manhattan new york city, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, stalking, dysfunctional family, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, farce, yuppie, therapy, goofy hero, obsession, idiot, neurosis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 4K
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, semi serious, feel good, witty, situational comedy ...
Plot: on the road, unemployment, comedy of errors, parents and children, cons and scams, nothing goes right, fish out of water, family relations, disorder, family life, misfit, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, idaho, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, parents and children, on the road, eccentric family, family gatherings, family relations, disorder, race against time, nothing goes right, escapades, santa claus, christmas present ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Club Paradise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Chicago firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small Caribbean island, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort. Together they renovate the resort and lure tourists to Club Paradise in an effort to fight off corrupt officials ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, reggae, looking for sex, farce, resort, nothing goes right, tropical island, partners, disorder, friends, buddies, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%