Movies like Young Frankenstein

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Young Frankenstein (1974)
 8.0
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Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather was delusional, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, gothic, emotional, horror spoof, funny, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, farce, experiment, scientist, castle, frankenstein, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, supernatural, surgery, experiment gone awry, danger, strangulation, dungeon, husband wife relationship, fiancee, laboratory, assistant, palaces castles and temples, crazy, cult, imaginary, engaged ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1940s
Place: europe, usa, transylvania

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Most similar movies to Young Frankenstein

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, parody, not serious and absurd films with plots about disorder, farce, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor and runaway mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Young Frankenstein: Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995), The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), Haunted Honeymoon (1986), Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), Silent Movie (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, funny, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dracula, farce, vampire, hypnosis, supernatural, goofy hero, save the day, heroic mission, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples, love, master villain ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: europe, england, london, transylvania, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
Style: cult film, parody, humorous, gothic, scary ...
Plot: vampire, countryside, rescue, woman in danger, imaginary, supernatural, danger, nothing goes right, crimes, curses spells and rituals, goofy hero, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, transylvania, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, ghost, dysfunctional family, family relations, couples, love and romance, nothing goes right, radio, fish out of water, mental illness, disorder, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein, and encounter such kooky creatures as the sensitive Wolfman, the horny Vampiress Odette, as well as a whole cast of other weirdos.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, hotel, mummy, wolfman, hidden identity, escapades, deadly creature, master villain, imaginary, amateur detective, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania, romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality.
Style: sexy, parody, sex comedy, anthology, sexual ...
Plot: zoophilia, bestiality, satire, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, promiscuity, perversion, rabbi, couples, sheep, king, jester ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 17K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: silent film, parody, humorous, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, alcohol abuse, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, buddies, goofy hero, comeback, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
 132K
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, light ...
Plot: cowboy, farce, suprisingly clever, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 155K
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, horror spoof, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, stupidity, murder, comedy team, gross out humor, secret door, exorcism, dumb, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Producers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will actually cost, and then put on a sure-fire flop, so nobody will ask for their ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: phonograph record, farce, broadway, satire, director, audition, attempted murder, bribery, accountant, hippie, cheating, secretary ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The World's Greatest Lover (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, mistaken identity, suffocation, choking, farce, silly humor, heist, disorder, switching roles, showbiz, hollywood, hidden identity ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Elvira's Haunted Hills (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The setting is Carpathia. The year is 1851. When Elvira gets kicked out of an Inn for a slight monetary discrepancy, she is rescued by a local who takes her to stay at the castle in the hills high above the village. The fact that she happens to ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: castle, mad scientist, supernatural, supernatural ability, master and servant, ghost, danger, disorder, curses spells and rituals, village, cliche, secret passageway ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After spending decades living in the shadow of his more famous and successful sibling, Consulting Detective Sigerson Holmes (Wilder) is called upon to help solve a crucial case that leads him on a hilarious trail of false identities, stolen ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, family life, riddles and clues, siblings relations, parents and children, who done it, chaos and mayhem, murder, misfit partners, amateur detective, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.5
 69K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: silly humor, talking animals, supernatural, toilet humor, goofy hero, couples, family in danger, ghost, heroes, stupidity, ballerina, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 142K
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: parody, horror spoof, humorous, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: evil alien, silly humor, satire, disorder, danger, journalism, save the world, race against time, heroic mission, alien invasion, alien, stupid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, horror spoof, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, goofy hero, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, exorcism, video camera, camera, heroes, satire, dark humor, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Ladies Man (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females?
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, workplace, battle of the sexes, love and romance, college, down on your luck, singleness, college life, absurd humor, unlikely friendships, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: egypt, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: desire for fame, filmmaking, disorder, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, buddies, escapades, survival, media satire, artists and showbiz, danger, forest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: parody, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: monty python, satire, chef, farce, obstacle course, foot race, compilation, blackmail, stupidity, lumberjack, cult, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chase, hotel, love triangle, judge, jewelry, love and romance, screwball, opposites attract, oldies, fall in love, verbal byplay, comedy of errors ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Onion Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Venerable newscaster Norm Archer reports the latest news in politics, health, culture and entertainment - such as an automotive recall of decapitation-inducing "Neckbelts" and a study finding that "depression hits losers ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Plot: journalism, satire, office, terrorism, media, danger, racism, sketch, media satire, society, disorder, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Aspiring college cheerleader, Cassie Stratford consumes an experimental drug that grants her beauty and enough athletic ability to make the cheer squad. The drug has an unforeseen side effect — Cassie starts to grow and grow and grow!
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, giant, cheerleader, disorder, mutant, college life, gender disguise, mother daughter relationship, scientist, frustration, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, farce, adventure, switching roles, siblings relations, silly humor, revolution, anti heroes, good versus evil, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 381K
Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: cult film, parody, cerebral, controversial, humorous ...
Plot: suprisingly clever, roman empire, satire, monty python, mistaken identity, farce, execution, dungeon, christmas, weirdo, crucifix, cult ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1930s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered ...
Style: parody, anthology, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: media satire, disorder, mad scientist, haunted by the past, u.s. president, mad doctor, storytelling, invisibility, sea disaster, surfing, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 1950s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, nothing goes right, ambition, ego clash, farce, workplace, rivalry, buddies, media satire, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Plot: satire, martial arts, disorder, family relations, culture clash, siblings relations, nothing goes right, journalism, joke, murder, film within a film, comedy team ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, year 1957, 50s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 118K
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, female boxer, silly humor, ghost, danger, save the world, alien life-form, alien, alien encounter, alien contact, humour, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the good old days when anyone with a camera and a few thousand bucks could schlep up to Bronson canyon and quickly make a cheap sci-fi/horror B-movie? Well, they're back! The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is an affectionate, meticulous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, benign alien, save the world, heroic mission, space travel, alien encounter, danger, anti heroes, goofy hero, heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: mad scientist, coma, experiment gone awry, scientist, pharmaceuticals, obsession, addiction, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, fighting the system, profanity, hidden truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%