Movies like Zoolander

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Zoolander (2001)
 6.5
 261K
Zoolander (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
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, funny, parody, entertaining, stylized, light, ridiculous, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, male model, fame, president, comedy of errors, cult, popularity, ambition, lifestyle, brainwashing, fashion show, conspiracy, assassination, spy, hypnosis, exploitation, fashion model, absurdism, fashion, mind control, coal mine, success, model, rivalry, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, realistic and funny films with plots about farce, pornography, disorder, brutality, catastrophe, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Zoolander: Ali G Indahouse (2002), Tropic Thunder (2008), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), Old School (2003), Duplex (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ali G Indahouse (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hip hop, culture clash, satire, election, gang, prime minister, parliament, fish out of water, rise to the top, ambition, rapper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
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100%
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: parody, humorous, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, career, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: parody, humorous, cynical, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, journalist, journalism, media satire, jealousy, friendship, rivalry, media, satire, boss, tv show, producer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 69K
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
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: parody, funny, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: male model, fashion model, model, stupidity, absurdism, modeling, fashion, fashion show, farce, disorder, dishonesty, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: italy, rome italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.0
 405K
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
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: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, satire, actor, disguise, chaos and mayhem, peril, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, rivalry, actor's life, minefield ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, race against time, fish out of water, save the day, parents and children, rivalry, siblings relations, disorder, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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%
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
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, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, competition, against the odds, rivalry, coach, dumb, cheerleader, sport, contests and competitions, friends, financial problem, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
28%
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, performance, comeback, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, performer's life, ambition, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 31K
Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: envy, friendship, inventor, neighbor, jealousy, dog, rise to the top, disorder, dark humor, resentment, rich and poor, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ 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: salesman, hotshot hero, blind ambition, farce, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, disorder, rise to the top, love and romance, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
24%
 5.9
 6K
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: gambling, poker, contests and competitions, underdog, rivalry, ambition, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, card playing, gambler, greed, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 631
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, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, disorder, riddles and clues, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, religious cult, mind control, power relations, goofy hero, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 70K
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: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, comedy of errors, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, nothing goes right, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sentimental, funny ...
Plot: farce, friendship, misfit, corporate world, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, goofy hero, loser, taxidermy, mouse, idiot, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 131K
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, parody, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, debate, media, ambition, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: parody, humorous, funny, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, absurdism, teenage life, youth, misfit, buddies, looking for sex, disorder, sex, erection, stupidity, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, silly humor, uninhibited rivalry, lifestyle, rivalry, contests and competitions, rock paper scissors, museum, feminist, steroids
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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 ⇓
21%
 6.3
 202K
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: new job, career, rivalry, starting over, computers and web, boss and employee, workplace, layoff, middle aged, lifestyle change, friends, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 1K
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, sexy, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: boss and employee, youth, silly humor, friends, couples, farce, sexual relations, lifestyle, workplace, rivalry, sexual content, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, ambition, nothing goes right, ego clash, farce, buddies, battle of the sexes, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, media satire, anchorman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 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, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams, misfit, goofy hero, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, light, absurd, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, private detective, investigation, dog, farce, animals, pets, goofy hero, crimes, save the day, amateur detective, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.7
 17K
Smiley Face (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, escapades, roommate, comedy of errors, stoned, actor's life, disorder, hippie, stoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 20K
Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: politics, goofy hero, teenage life, journalism, workplace intrigue, farce, dishonesty, high school, investigation, friendship, white house, whistleblower ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, road movie, witty, not serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: family relations, farce, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, self discovery, couple relations, misfit partners, partners, track down, uncover truth, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, michigan, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 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, follow your dream, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love triangle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%