Movies like Waiting...

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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, interesting, idiotic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, chef, waiter, friendship, speaking german, screaming, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace, party, drugs/alcohol, buddies, decision, hostess, 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

Most similar movies to Waiting...

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and funny films with plots about friends, buddies, catastrophe, drinking, dialogue, friendship and brutality mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Waiting...: American Reunion (2012), The Wedding Ringer (2015), Clerks II (2006), 21 & Over (2013), Neighbors (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: sexual, humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, sexual attraction, friendship, reunion, strong sexual content, buddies, friends, couple relations, sexual activity, boyfriend, lifestyle, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, buddies, wedding, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, best man, misfit, drugs/alcohol, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 122K
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, everyday life, loser, workplace, cult, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rock, workplace romance, store, workplace situations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 67K
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, realistic, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, youth, college life, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, young people, nothing goes right, buddies, birthday, twentysomething life, plan gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 256K
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, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 1K
Film Geek (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: obsession, friendship, looking for love, store, looking for sex, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, misfit, couples, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 199K
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
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 19K
Get a Job (2016)
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, woman wearing a red dress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, sexual, 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 ⇓
40%
 6.4
 219K
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, student life, beach house, sex, masturbation, humiliation, farce, strong sexual content, buddies, unlikely couple, summer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, farce, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, buddies, rise to the top, boss and employee, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 2K
Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: waiter, restaurant, kitchen, marijuana, customer, toilet, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, romance, shogun, flirt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 5K
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 12K
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 647K
The Hangover (2009)
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 15K
Smiley Face (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, goofy hero, marijuana, nothing goes right, escapades, disorder, youth, hippie, grass, pot, stoner, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 70K
Entourage (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, hollywood, alcohol, rivalry, womanizer, nightclub, financier, buddies, celebrity, show business, aspiring actor, movie star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, italy, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 207K
Role Models (2008)
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
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, womanizer, dimwit, community service, big brother, mentor, camping, marijuana, party, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 468K
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, friendship, youth, teenager, social awkwardness, obsessive quest, one night, plan gone awry, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 1K
High Road (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by Matt Walsh, a co-founding member of world-renowned comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade, High Road showcases a totally improvised script about Glenn “Fitz” Fitzgerald (James Pumphrey), a young man whose loyalties are split among ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, stoners, drugs/alcohol, on the road, disorder, buddies, on the run, chases and races, friends, crimes, couples, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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 175K
The Internship (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, new job, starting over, workplace, career, middle aged, google, fish out of water, computers and web, friends, job seeking, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Kitchen Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Kitchen Confidential is an American television sitcom that debuted on September 19, 2005, on the Fox network, based on Anthony Bourdain's New York Times bestselling book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. Bradley ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: restaurant, chef, cooking and food, sitcom, cook, comeback, kitchen, starting over, hopes, workplace, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 2K
Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: office, prank, buddies, drugs/alcohol, obnoxious boss, switching roles, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, partners, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hard Breakers (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tired of the dating scene, Lindsay and Alexis take matters into their own hands, clubbing potential mates and dragging them back to their house.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, best friends, battle of the sexes, couples, friends, friendship, looking for sex, sexual relations, love and romance, lifestyle, kidnapping, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 3K
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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Time: 90s, future
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Van Wilder has been attending college for far too many years and is scared to graduate, but Van’s father eventually realizes what is going on. When he stops paying his son's tuition fees, Van must come up with the money if he wants to stay in ...
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, opposites attract, flirting, college life, buddies, student life, youth, strong sexual content, sex, party, drinking, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 815
Pool Party (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's your standard guy-fails-bar-exam-loses-girlfriend-works-for-a-lunatic-and-is-stalked-by-a-monkey-clown story ...with a twist.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, farce, couples, friends, disorder, buddies, boss and employee, sexual relations, chaos and mayhem, workplace, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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