Movies like What's Up, Doc?

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What's Up, Doc? (1972)
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What's Up, Doc? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to have devoted her life to confusing and embarrassing him. At the same time a woman has her jewels stolen and a government whistle blower arrives with his stolen top secret papers. All, of course have the same style and color overnight bag.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny, affectionate, absurd, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chase, hotel, love triangle, judge, jewelry, love and romance, screwball, opposites attract, romance, fall in love, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, verbal byplay, chaos, farce, mistaken identity, spy, car chase, love, airplane, fight, dark humor, car ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, plymouth

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Most similar movies to What's Up, Doc?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about farce, love and romance, mentor, dialogue, disorder, couples and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like What's Up, Doc?: For Pete's Sake (1974), Any Wednesday (1966), The Out of Towners (1970), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Noises Off... (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: money, loan shark, romance, nothing goes right, race against time, crimes, love and romance, prostitute, dishonesty, down on your luck, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 988
Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, romance, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Out of Towners (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: train, heist, airport, chase, culture clash, couple relations, on the road, comedy of errors, fish out of water, couples, disorder, promotion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, unlikely criminals, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, workplace situations, showbiz, disorder, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, iowa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Main Event (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining assets she finds a boxer, purchased as a tax write off. She decides to take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: perfume, opposites attract, forbidden love, sport, screwball, underdog, boxer, unlikely couple, hopes, romance, lifestyle, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Made in America (1993)
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: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial romance, high school, comedy of errors, single parent, culture clash, interracial relations, self discovery, family relations, white male black female relationship, sperm donor, parents and children, romance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Money Pit (1986)
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: realistic, humorous, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: home renovation, screwball, romance, nothing goes right, family in crisis, couple relations, chaos, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, farce, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, showbiz, comedian, comeback, disorder, couples, crimes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, dishonesty, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: cons and scams, impostor, disorder, comedy of errors, crimes, mafia, love, con artists, house, friendship, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 21K
High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: parody, suspenseful, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, false accusation, phone sex, farce, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, heroes, protagonist as suspect, heist, silly humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Impostors (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: farce, cruise, goofy hero, hidden identity, ocean liner, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, ship, eccentricity, sarcasm, deadpan ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 10K
Avanti! (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, family problems, opposites attract, nothing goes right, love affair, island, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, fall in love, death in the family, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
That Touch of Mink (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, unemployment, romance, idealism, silly humor, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, hopes, love triangle, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, baltimore, new york yankees, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Out-of-Towners (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: job seeking, family problems, nothing goes right, disorder, midlife crisis, fish out of water, renewed love, heist, couples, adventure, happy ending, justice ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, boston, ohio, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths with Abigail Paige (Paula Prentiss), a sweetly annoying girl who has just ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fishing, contest, screwball, romance, store, workplace intrigue, self discovery, love affair, fall in love, disorder, silly humor, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: actor, fish out of water, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, professor, couples, celebrity culture, young lovers, actor's life, historian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their ...
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, summer, doctor, professor, farce, infidelity, romance, hopes, love and romance, partners, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The divine Didi, a European actress known more for her bubble bath scenes than for her acting, decides she has had enough with bubble baths and wants to be taken seriously as an actress. So much so that she runs away during the middle of a scene ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: chase, hollywood, hotel, nothing goes right, actor's life, artists and showbiz, on the run, forest, couples, disorder, farce, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) New York apartment to Elliot Garfield, who generously lets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, unlikely couple, opposites attract, showbiz, family relations, couples, starting over, dancer's life, romance, love and romance, male female relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2K
Nickelodeon (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, love and romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, love triangle, ostrich, actor, actress ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mr. Wrong (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, mentally unstable, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, dark humor, obsession, wedding, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Which Way Is Up? (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Richard Pryor plays three roles - a beleaguered, sex-starved farm worker named Leroy Jones; the farm worker's randy old father Rufus; and the hypocritical town preacher Rev. Lenox Thomas - and Pryor has never been so outrageously funny. The ...
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: labor union, prodigy, dishonesty, odd couple, misfit, romance, love and romance, mentally unstable, workplace, partners, betrayal, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, ambition, nothing goes right, ego clash, farce, buddies, battle of the sexes, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, media satire, anchorman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 1K
So Fine (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, opera, disco, gangsters, fashion, dishonesty, love and romance, workplace, society, overnight success, couples, disorder ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, venice, manhattan new york city, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, inheritance, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, friends, family relations, couples, friendship, true love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: murder, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, wedding, cons and scams, couple relations, frame up, couples, disorder, satire, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 10K
The Pallbearer (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, love triangle, youth, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, self discovery, older woman younger man relationship, dark humor, funeral, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%