Movies like Zoolander

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Zoolander (2001)
 6.6
 229K
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, realistic, not serious, entertaining, stylized, light, based on sketch comedy, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male model, fame, fashion show, fashion model, farce, president, comedy of errors, ambition, popularity, cult, brainwashing, assassination, spy, hypnosis, absurdism, fashion, mind control, coal mine, parody, success, contests and competitions, rise and fall, dishonesty, retired, backstage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, malaysia, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Zoolander

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, funny and realistic films with plots about pornography, brutality, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, disorder and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Zoolander: Duplex (2003), The Grand (2007), The Internship (2013), Envy (2004), Bowfinger (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, surreal, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, journalism, jealousy, rivalry, dog, friendship, bet, journalist, newsroom, tv news, media satire, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, future
Place: usa, new york, california, san diego california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 59K
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: stupidity, male model, modeling, fashion model, fashion, fountain of youth, police investigation, kidnapping, death by shooting, retired, selfie, overweight child ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s
Place: italy, rome italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: humorous, sexy, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, parody, undercover, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, secret agents, heroic mission, master villain, female partner, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: usa, las vegas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, sport, against the odds, coach, competition, contests and competitions, rivalry, financial problem, friends, health situation, uninhibited rivalry, male bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, california, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 52K
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, couple relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, cons and scams, old woman, unlikely criminals, parrot, falling down stairs, real estate agent ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mine, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, underdog, rivalry, ambition, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 179K
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, career, workplace, middle aged, google, fish out of water, workplace situations, lifestyle change, friends, traditional versus modern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, stylized, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, dog, friendship, rivalry, nervous breakdown, depression, erection, comeback, weatherman, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 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, realistic, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, neighbor, inventor, envy, best friend, jealousy, dog, suburbs, disorder, couples, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 62K
Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, audition, parody, desire for fame, movie business, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 118K
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, ambition, campaign, debate, media, parody, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, teenage life, buddies, misfit, looking for sex, youth, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: tennis, rivalry, date, farce, mentor, dishonesty, disorder, hypocrisy, change of luck, loud, teachers and students, dignity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: clever, humorous, witty, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: race against time, fish out of water, house, family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, rivalry, society, tv show, parents and children, contests and competitions, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, workplace, rise to the top, love and romance, supportive coworker, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, loud, workplace situations, machismo, fall in love, dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 131K
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, exciting, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, undercover, car chase, police detective, cocaine, drug lord, surveillance footage, informant, jumping from a rooftop, crime, police investigation, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 2K
Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, obsessive quest, on the road, computers and web, contests and competitions, video game, rivalry, adventure, misfit partners, friends, ambition, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 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, college, student life, hidden identity, sorority, fish out of water, farce, comedy of errors, fall in love, gender bending, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 263K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, neighbor neighbor relationship, stupidity, farce, youth, fraternity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, prank, rivalry, college, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: erection, lsd, farce, eccentric family, disorder, track down, partners, couples, obsessive quest, on the road, couple relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, michigan, new york, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.4
 20K
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, society, music, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, disorder, black people, airline, parody, champagne, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: not serious, realistic, humorous, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, fashion, beauty salon, lawyer, intern, farce, legal, blonde, pink, animal rights, chihuahua, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, boston, harvard university, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, comic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, pets, stupidity, investigation, goofy hero, dog, save the day, crimes, amateur detective, search, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, florida, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 555
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, realistic, not serious
Plot: femme fatale, disorder, dishonesty, investigation, riddles and clues, goofy hero, crimes, power relations, private detective, pirate, black woman, fast food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 32K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, teenage love, starting over, goofy hero, high school life, high school, cheerleading, misfit, buddies, romance, teenager, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 48K
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: humorous, realistic, funny, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: blonde, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, disorder, journalist, once in a lifetime opportunity, one-night stand, race against time, media, stereotypes, stupidity, job seeking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 133K
Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, funny, sexual ...
Plot: fashion, fame, gay, society, gender, lifestyle, misfit, social satire, stereotype, homosexuality, homosexual, autism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, austria, middle east, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 61K
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, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beer, competition, alcohol, prostitute, german, underdog, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, friends, blind ambition, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, usa, munich germany, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: workaholic, nothing goes right, couple relations, friends, love and romance, masturbation, disorder, best friend, wedding, prank, school teacher, drinking ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, dwarf, disorder, eccentric family, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, family relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, presumed dead, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%