Movies like You Don't Mess with the Zohan

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You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
 5.6
 200K
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- to make his dreams come true.
Style: humorous, ridiculous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining, romantic, realistic, parody, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, farce, taxi, culture clash, couples, taxi driver, american dream, starting over, fall in love, superhuman, vengeance, faked death, beauty salon, muslim, presumed dead, love and romance, rivalry, understanding, haunted by the past, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, ex law enforcer, hairdresser, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city, tel aviv israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, not serious and realistic films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, farce, dialogue, adaptation, culture clash and brutality mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like You Don't Mess with the Zohan: The Dictator (2012), Grown Ups (2010), That's My Boy (2012), Duplex (2003), Billy Madison (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 299K
The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: humorous, suspense, absurd, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, un, dark humor, satire, culture clash, farce, megalomaniac, society, head of state, fish out of water, nuclear, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1973, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, north africa ...
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95%
 5.9
 247K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, friendship, friends, family life, buddies, old friends reunited, family relations, eccentric family, silly humor, disorder, grownups, group of friends ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, 70s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 99K
That's My Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's ...
Style: humorous, parody, sex comedy, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister sex, family relations, parents and children, female pedophile, disorder, deadbeat dad, incest, uninvited guest, cheating fiancee, adolescence vs adulthood, meet the parents, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, culture clash, travel, dark humor, racism, anti semitism, jewish, stereotypes, fish out of water, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief), irony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, kazakhstan, los angeles, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.9
 58K
Duplex (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: humorous, twists and turns, not serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, couple relations, dark humor, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, real estate agent, old woman, unlikely criminals, parrot, nothing goes right, farce ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 142K
Billy Madison (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: graduation, rivalry, elementary school, school, inheritance, adolescence vs adulthood, irresponsible, fish out of water, fall in love, teachers and students, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 227K
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, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, party, disorder, college life, student, marital problem, adolescence vs adulthood, student life, youth, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 45K
MacGruber (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, hotshot hero, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, nuclear threat, presumed dead, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret agents, nuclear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, ecuador, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.5
 325K
The Interview (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, topical humor, top secret, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, korea, usa, asia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 23K
Soul Plane (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weed, hip hop, airplane, society, stewardess, music, disorder, strong sexual content, black people, airline, nightclub, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 44K
Big Stan (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, exciting, parody ...
Plot: prison life, prison, gang, martial arts, dishonesty, confined, master warrior, guru, warden, corruption, farce, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 22K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenager, female spy, high school, undercover, female agent, child spy, tough girl, youth, teenage hero, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, ...
Style: parody, exciting, not serious, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female martial artist, silly humor, martial arts, heroes, one against many, obsessive quest, heroic mission, vengeance, battles, crimes, love and romance, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 68K
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, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: competition, beer, championship, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, underdog, rivalry, buddies, german, alcohol abuse, training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, usa, amsterdam, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 44K
Bird on a Wire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fbi, hidden identity, criminal's revenge, disorder, love and romance, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, couple relations, testimony, couples, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: parody, feel good, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, world domination, undercover, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, disorder, righting the wronged, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 83K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, adventure, reluctant partners, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
School for Scoundrels (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, loser, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, cons and scams, mentor, low self esteem, tennis, dating, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.3
 192K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, couples, love and romance, on the run, undercover, espionage, escapades, partners, cia, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Bounty Hunter (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Milo Boyd is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is rather satisfying, as he finds out that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole -- but she has no intention of getting nabbed without a fight. Complicating matters, ...
Style: funny, light, exciting, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, bounty hunter, romance, love and romance, ex husband ex wife relationship, love story, escapades, partners, odd couple, disorder, screwball, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, crimes, orphan, goofy hero, heroic mission, who done it, mistaken identity, adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, japan, usa, california, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 152K
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, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, friends, adulthood, family relations, farce, grownups, social relations, silly humor, buddies, disorder, family life, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Big Momma's House (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.
Style: funny, ridiculous, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, disguise, working undercover, undercover, disorder, hidden identity, physical appearance, fbi, fall in love, gender bending, farce, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 91K
Killers (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When an elite assassin marries a beautiful computer whiz after a whirlwind romance, he gives up the gun and settles down with his new bride. That is, until he learns that someone from his past has put a contract out on his life.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, hitman, couple relations, secret service, agent as target, secret agents, former spy, assassination attempt, crimes, couples, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nice france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, amnesia, working undercover, goofy hero, master criminal, race against time, save the day, spy, government agency, spy spoof, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 17K
The In-Laws (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, wedding, espionage, fish out of water, eccentric family, secret identity, chaos, couples, disorder, dentist, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 38K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, drug lord, police, buddies, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 49K
Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: parody, humorous, heroic, not serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mob boss, gunfight, vengeance, fighting crime, crimes, martial arts, hotshot hero, dishonesty, machismo, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: saddam hussein, rescue, hostage, battles, heroic mission, military life, daring rescue, military, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, southeast asia, washington d.c., virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, disaster, chase, save the day, adventure, nothing goes right, daring rescue, heroic mission, technology gone awry, save the world, misfit, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%