Movies like Zoolander

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Zoolander (2001)
 6.6
 224K
Zoolander (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic "he's so hot right now" Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. Its a well-designed conspiracy and only with the help of Hansel and a few well-chosen accessories can Derek make the world safe.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, based on sketch comedy, funny, idiotic, absurd, satirical, clever, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fashion, male model, fashion model, coal mine, fashion show, parody, farce, hypnosis, fame, spy, comedy of errors, drugs/alcohol, cult, contests and competitions, ego clash, rise and fall, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, stupidity, brainwashing, model, exploit, journal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, malaysia, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and funny films with plots about disorder, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, pornography, brutality and mentor mostly in Comedy, Action and Sport genres. Some movies like Zoolander: Duplex (2003), School for Scoundrels (2006), The Internship (2013), Envy (2004), Starsky & Hutch (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 58K
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.
Style: idiotic, funny, ridiculous, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, stupidity, male model, fashion model, modeling, fountain of youth, police investigation, absurd humor, absurdism, fatherhood, biblical reference, traffic accident ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: rome italy, italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, journalism, newsroom, tv news, stupidity, farce, parody, friendship, rivalry, bet, journalist, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 51K
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, dark humor, cynical, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, neighbor neighbor relationship, couple relations, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, cons and scams, old woman, writer's block, parrot, farce ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, mine, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, sport, against the odds, pirate, ball, bar, cheerleader, cheerleading, farce, coach, contests and competitions, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, california, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: date, rivalry, mentor, farce, tennis, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, traffic policeman, school, teaching the ways of the world, down on your luck, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 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 ⇓
37%
 4.8
 28K
Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: friendship, best friend, envy, inventor, neighbor, jealousy, dog, suburbs, rich and poor, suburban life, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: fashion, politics, beauty salon, fish out of water, lawyer, farce, pink, animal rights, chihuahua, blonde, legal, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, boston, harvard university, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.1
 129K
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, surveillance footage, informant, jumping from a rooftop, car chase, police investigation, crime, undercover, cocaine, drug lord, police detective, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 342K
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, nothing goes right, parody, star, shackles, filmmaking, helicopter, actor, disguise, explosion, drugs/alcohol, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 64K
The Sitter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Noah, is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: nanny, children, comedy of errors, drugs/alcohol, mischievous children, urban, house, street, city, neighbor, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 5K
The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, hotel, underdog, ego clash, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, disorder, mathematics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, panda, newsroom, gang warfare, misogynist, tv show in film, ladder, parody, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lsd, farce, erection, obsessive quest, on the road, track down, uncover truth, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, heroes, supernatural, haunted house, disorder, nothing goes right, video camera, masturbation, lesbian kiss, female nudity, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, absurdism, parody, buddies, looking for sex, disorder, friends, friendship, teenage life, misfit, youth, celibacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
She's Funny That Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, fall in love, urban, love affair, aspiring actor, sex worker, escort, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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 ⇓
30%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: house, race against time, fish out of water, parents and children, danger, supermarket, heroes, love and romance, suburbs, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Hungover Games (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a movie about Hungover guys that get lost in a death match game: Each year, drunk people are selected to participate in torturous games the morning after a big night out. There's no sunglasses, no water, and no headache medicine. ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, parody, goofy hero, contests and competitions, survival, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, revolver, fight to the death, gay stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 13K
Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: cross dressing, hidden identity, student life, sorority, college, gender bending, buddies, farce, comedy of errors, fish out of water, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, dwarf, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, murder, family gatherings, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3.5
 57K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: humorous, not serious, toilet humor, awful, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, babies and infants, supernatural, family in danger, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, ghost, goofy hero, couple relations, danger, heroes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.1
 8K
Superfast! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lucas White joins Vin Serento's LA gang of illegal street racers. They are fast and they are furious and they plan to double cross LA crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol who hides his cash in a downtown Taco Bell. The gang's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, gang, chase, car race, working undercover, car chase, chases and races, undercover, disorder, criminal heroes, goofy hero, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
27%
 5.7
 542
Rock Slyde (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Between trying to get Judy Bee (Elaine Hendrix) back and tracking down a sexy client's stalker, droll Det. Rock Slyde (Patrick Warburton) has his hands full in this comedy that also stars Rena Sofer and includes cameos by Jason Alexander, Brian ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, goofy hero, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, dishonesty, power relations, disorder, pirate, cult, fast food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 116K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.0
 143
Scouts Honor (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bumbling brothers David and Tim Appleorchard attempt to keep their family-owned summer camp from falling into the hands of their evil, greedy sibling (Chris Kattan) by earning their fist merit badges by the time they turn 30.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, camp, siblings relations, family relations, contests and competitions, family business, ambition, rivalry, workplace, disorder, brother brother relationship, tent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: hidden identity, farce, blind ambition, obsession, couple relations, ambition, dishonesty, couples, disorder, moral dilemma, parents and children, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%