Movies like Vegas Vacation

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Vegas Vacation
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, funny, idiotic, road movie, light, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, gambling, obsession, desert, on the road, farce, parents and children, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, road trip, casino, family relations, family, disorder, holiday, vengeance, catastrophe, teenage life, mentor, family life, couples, dialogue, roulette, chaos, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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National Lampoon's Vacation
Adventure, Comedy
USA
98 min.
 7.4
The Great Outdoors
Comedy
USA
91 min.
 6.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, melancholic and realistic films with plots about adaptation, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, brutality and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Vegas Vacation: Johnson Family Vacation (2004), Under the Rainbow (1981), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), The Great Outdoors (1988), Nothing But Trouble (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
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, funny, light, sentimental ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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National Lampoon's European Vacation
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 ...
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System:   82%
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Johnson Family Vacation
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, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
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Place: usa, los angeles, missouri, cross country
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Under the Rainbow
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 ...
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Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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National Lampoon's Vacation
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, road movie, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, adventure, dysfunctional family, desert, farce, dog, on the road, chase, down on your luck, theme park, family, eccentric family ...
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The Great Outdoors
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, scenic ...
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, canada
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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 ...
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System:   62%
    User:   52%
 
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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 ...
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    User:   50%
 
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Sgt. Bilko
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: military, gambling, against the rules, military base, revenge, cons and scams, military life, dishonesty, soldier, assassin, mentor, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, greenland
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System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
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Moving
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, idiotic ...
Plot: on the road, parents and children, comedy of errors, dysfunctional family, kung fu, chase, cons and scams, family, nothing goes right, fish out of water, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, idaho, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
Made in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, culture clash, high school, comedy of errors, hidden identity, identity, obsessive quest, screwball, self discovery, dysfunctional family, interracial relations, happy ending ...
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Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
The Out-of-Towners
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, funny, realistic ...
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Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
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System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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Summer Rental
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, underdog, on the road, boat, parents and children, race, romance, nothing goes right, chase, family, racing, couples ...
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Place: california, florida
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License to Drive
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
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Place: california, usa, new jersey
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System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family life, actor's life, parents and children, kids and family, family, artists and showbiz, jungle, love and romance, youth, family relations, childhood, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
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Jury Duty
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Plot: courtroom, hotel, goofy hero, legal action, lawyer, courtroom drama, parody, stupidity, stoners, justice, lame, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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Funny Farm
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of course, seclusion is the last thing the Farmers find in the small, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, chase, small town life, nothing goes right, urban, city life, fish out of water, disorder, city country contrast, writer's life, runaway, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
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Easy Money
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: farce, gambling, self discovery, parents and children, beer, father daughter relationship, family relations, drinking, friends, screwball, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
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Volunteers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: jungle, chase, brainwashing, adventure, gambling, culture clash, village, gangsters, on the road, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: asia, thailand, yale university, new york, southeast asia
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
Steal Big Steal Little
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, light ...
Plot: lawyer, vengeance, comedy of errors, switching roles, rich and poor, siblings relations, cons and scams, gangsters, family life, dishonesty, nudity (topless - notable), hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
The Gods Must Be Crazy II
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, desert, culture clash, farce, nothing goes right, on the road, fish out of water, adventurer, catastrophe, goofy hero, rescue, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
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Clifford
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: family, vengeance, mischievous children, manipulations, dysfunctional family, when the parents are away, kids in trouble, dishonesty, youth, disorder, prank, ninja ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, los angeles, usa, antarctica
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System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: fashion, children, coming of age, single parent, death, restaurant, parents and children, teenage life, when the parents are away, family, youth, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: australia, san francisco
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
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Phat Beach
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, idiotic, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, high school, beach, destiny, best friends, on the road, juvenile delinquency, poetry, young lovers, teenage love, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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The Money Pit
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, marriage, farce, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love triangle, screwball, family, house, family in crisis, nothing goes right, destiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
A Very Brady Sequel
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: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, family, goofy hero, television, dysfunctional family, parents and children, culture clash, cons and scams, nothing goes right, family relations, kidnapping, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Krippendorf's Tribe
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farce, jungle, college, single parent, comedy of errors, goofy hero, mischievous children, stereotypes, family, lame, parents and children, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
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System:   36%
    User:   40%
 

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Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
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