Movies like Waiting...

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Waiting... (2005)
 6.8
 83K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order and enthusiastic managers who want to build the perfect wait staff. Luckily, these employees have effective revenge tactics.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny, harsh, absurd, clever, idiotic, interesting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, employer employee relationship, screaming, speaking german, workplace romance, workplace, party, chef, buddies, drugs/alcohol, hostess, decision, workplace situations, friends, prank, couple relations, wooing, hopes, love and romance, couples, disorder, drinking, petty job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and not serious films with plots about brutality, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, drinking, stereotypes and storytelling mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Waiting...: Clerks II (2006), Neighbors (2014), 21 & Over (2013), American Reunion (2012), Project X (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Still Waiting... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Shenaniganz loses all its hottest waitresses to new competitor Ta-Ta's Wing Shack -- where the scantily clad wait staff earns bigger tips -- the Shenaniganz staff aims to give Ta-Ta's its just desserts.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, buddies, farce, goofy hero, underdog, contests and competitions, boss and employee, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
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95%
 7.4
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Clerks II (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, loser, workplace, everyday life, cult, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rock, workplace romance, store, workplace situations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, farce, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
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69%
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21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, youth, college life, young people, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, birthday, buddies, plan gone awry, debauchery, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, sexual attraction, friendship, buddies, couple relations, sexual activity, reunion, party, high school reunion, strong sexual content, sexual exploration, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
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Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, buddies, teenager, looking for sex, youth, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friends, student, high school life, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, friends, wedding, best man, buddies, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, drugs/alcohol, male friendship, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
American Wedding (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With high school a distant memory, Jim and Michelle are getting married -- and in a hurry, since Jim's grandmother is sick and wants to see him walk down the aisle -- prompting Stifler to throw the ultimate bachelor party. And Jim's dad is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: looking for sex, wedding, blow job, handcuffs, stupidity, sexual attraction, jewish, strong sexual content, buddies, romance, sibling relationship, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, sex doll, mouth to mouth resuscitation, eviction, bribery, funeral, divorce, singer, debate, party, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A recent college graduate and his friends are forced to lower life expectations when they leave school for the real world. Life after college graduation is not exactly going as planned for Will and Jillian who find themselves lost in a sea of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, career, young adult, friends, best friends, buddies, workplace situations, lifestyle, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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American Pie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The whole gang are back and as close as ever. They decide to get even closer by spending the summer together at a beach house. They decide to hold the biggest party ever to be seen, even if the preparation doesn't always go to plan. Especially ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: party, looking for sex, beach house, student life, sex, teen sex comedy, masturbation, humiliation, farce, strong sexual content, buddies, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.6
 478K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, looking for sex, party, teenager, friendship, youth, one night, social awkwardness, dumb, plan gone awry, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.3
 91K
Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: gross out humor, not serious, satirical, toilet humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, hollywood, nothing goes right, parody, buddies, stupidity, superhero, teenage life, obsessive quest, dishonesty, escapades, sarcasm ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Smiley Face (2007)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Style: humorous, sexy, funny, light, not serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 1K
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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62%
 4.6
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: college, fraternity, frat party, college life, buddies, drugs/alcohol, prank, girlfriend, celebration, sexuality, looking for sex, student life ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, starting over, new job, workplace, career, google, middle aged, fish out of water, friends, workplace situations, lifestyle change, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
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61%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Glory Daze (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, reflective ...
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: comic, dark humor, absurd, sexploitation film, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, society, death, female nudity, violence, culture clash, greed, vengeance, fish out of water, lesbian, farce, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1973, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, cheerleading, romance, teenager, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, clever, realistic ...
Plot: farce, restaurant, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, power relations, workplace, contests and competitions, chaos and mayhem, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: realistic, talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, couple relations, buddies, eccentric family, small town, family relations, friends, small town life, family life, couples, social relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 61K
Beerfest (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During a trip to Germany to scatter their grandfather's ashes, German-American brothers Todd and Jan discover Beerfest, the secret Olympics of downing stout, and want to enter the contest to defend their family's beer-guzzling honor. Their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beer, competition, prostitute, alcohol, drugs/alcohol, buddies, underdog, training, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, uninhibited rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, usa, united states, munich germany
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