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You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
 5.5
 191K
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: 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, exciting, ridiculous, not serious, funny, entertaining, romantic, realistic, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, farce, culture clash, couples, taxi driver, fall in love, taxi, starting over, american dream, faked death, vengeance, beauty salon, muslim, presumed dead, love and romance, hopes, haunted by the past, rivalry, undercover, understanding, uninhibited rivalry, ex law enforcer, hairdresser, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, new york, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city, tel aviv israel

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Most similar movies to You Don't Mess with the Zohan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and absurd films with plots about disorder, farce, catastrophe, brutality, dialogue, mentor and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like You Don't Mess with the Zohan: The Dictator (2012), That's My Boy (2012), Grown Ups (2010), Billy Madison (1995), Beerfest (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 279K
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: dark humor, humorous, suspense, absurd, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dictator, culture clash, satire, un, megalomaniac, farce, society, nuclear, fish out of water, death, secret agenda, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1973 ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, north africa ...
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100%
 5.5
 92K
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, absurd, dark humor, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, cheating fiancee, disorder, uninvited guest, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, teacher student sex, parody, meet the parents, pedophile ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, new jersey
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100%
 5.9
 229K
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, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, friends, reunion, family life, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, silly humor, buddies, couples, adulthood, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1978, 70s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 132K
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: rivalry, graduation, elementary school, school, inheritance, irresponsible, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, misfit, goofy hero, fish out of water, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Kazakhstan
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, dark humor, absurd, controversial, banned film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, travel, satire, racism, anti semitism, jewish, stereotypes, fish out of water, stereotype, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief), irony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, kazakhstan, los angeles, usa, washington d.c. ...
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89%
 6.3
 64K
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, alcohol, ambition, championship, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, rivalry, buddies, german, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, usa, amsterdam, united states ...
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100%
 7.1
 216K
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, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, youth, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
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100%
 5.9
 56K
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: not serious, humorous, dark humor, twists and turns, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, nothing goes right, farce, obsessive quest, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, real estate agent, falling down stairs, stupidity ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, chihuahua, ambition, blonde, politics, beauty salon, rivalry, workplace situations, fighting the system, adaptation, pink ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, harvard university, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 141K
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, funny, realistic, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adulthood, family relations, social relations, eccentric family, family life, small town life, party, couple relations, midlife crisis, farce, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 137K
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: inheritance, butler, small town, fish out of water, rise to the top, opposites attract, small town life, kindness, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new hampshire, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 161
Waltzing Anna (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Charlie Keegan is ordered to serve 6 months as the staff doctor at a second rate retirement home or lose his medical licence after accusations of swindling elderly patients. What the doctor expects will be a brief interruption from his lucrative ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: doctors and patients, golden years, elderly, moral dilemma, workplace, couples, love and romance, mental illness, fall in love, introspection, hopes, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, disorder, faked death, love and romance, nothing goes right, eccentricity, loneliness, runaway, secrets, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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26%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, fish out of water, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 22K
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, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, hip hop, weed, society, stewardess, music, strong sexual content, disorder, drugs/alcohol, black people, airline, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 102K
Couples Retreat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: funny, sexy, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: resort, friendship, island, couple relations, friends, couples, farce, couples therapy, disorder, divorce, nothing goes right, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
All's Faire in Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance Faires.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, workplace, college, campus, disorder, farce, uninhibited rivalry, fish out of water, workplace situations, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, renaissance
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4.9
 828
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: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, boss and employee, silly humor, farce, sexual relations, couples, friends, workplace, lifestyle, pool party, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, overnight success, follow your dream, writer's life, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, hopes, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, blind ambition, farce, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, disorder, salesman, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Going Overboard (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, sex comedy, awful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ambition, ocean, ship, friendship, cruise ship, bartender, dictator, disorder, silly humor, ocean or sea, down on your luck, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: breakdance, dancer's life, hip hop, lifestyle, follow your dream, contests and competitions, love triangle, rivalry, artists and showbiz, youth, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.3
 190K
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: funny, light, humorous, feel good, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: google, new job, rivalry, boss and employee, career, starting over, workplace, layoff, computers and web, middle aged, fish out of water, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, cons and scams, teachers and students, mentor, low self esteem, loser, tennis, date, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 149K
The Waterboy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: football, ridicule, sport, social outcast, misfit, ambition, goofy hero, overprotective parent, athlete's life, low self esteem, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 51K
Walk of Shame (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.
Style: funny, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: blonde, disorder, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, journalist, one night stand, drunken woman, urban, bug, once in a lifetime opportunity, one-night stand, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, artists and showbiz, performance, comeback, showbiz, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, performer's life, partners, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: farce, obsession, couple relations, disorder, kindergarten, mistaken identity, parents and children, dishonesty, ambition, hidden identity, blind ambition, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, goofy hero, misfit, family relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, sexual attraction, coma, masturbation, father son relationship, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%