Movies like The Night Before

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The Night Before (2015)
 6.4
 56K
The Night Before (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, entertaining, melancholic, realistic, funny, absurd, harsh, dramatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, christmas party, christmas eve, buddies, reunion, childhood friends, male friendship, twists & turns, friends, best friends, marijuana, male nudity, drug dealer, thief, elf, football player, church, marriage proposal, magic mushroom, strip club, ecstasy, pregnant wife, cocaine, punched in the face ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to The Night Before

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, not serious and absurd films with plots about dialogue, mentor, brutality, catastrophe, runaway, pornography and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Night Before: Ted (2012), American Reunion (2012), Neighbors (2014), Dumb and Dumber To (2014), This Is the End (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, christmas, holiday, buddies, christmas tree, vulgarity, postmodernism, obsessive quest, east asian lead, indian lead, cannabis, beer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 533K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, buddies, toy comes to life, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, party, adulthood, lifestyle change, wish come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, sexual attraction, friendship, buddies, couple relations, sexual activity, reunion, party, high school reunion, strong sexual content, sexual exploration, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, farce, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, prank, buddies, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, misfit partners, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 357K
This Is the End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, party, farce, end of the world, monster, celebrity, panic, survival, disorder, saint, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 49K
How High (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Multi-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are strange but Silas and Jamal take it in a stride ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, drug abuse, buddies, drug dealing, youth, farce, college, marijuana, dean, person on fire, pot, cannabis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, friends, wedding, best man, buddies, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, drugs/alcohol, male friendship, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.7
 298K
50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, doctor, therapist, hospital, buddies, best friend, chemotherapy, vomiting, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, hawaii, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Strange Wilderness (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bigfoot, friendship, tv show, nothing goes right, buddies, adventure, obsessive quest, wilderness, stoners, friends, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, ecuador, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 208K
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, entertaining, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: reunion, friendship, vacation, family relations, eccentric family, friends, disorder, children, family life, stupidity, lake or river, foul language ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1978
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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, funny, absurd ...
Plot: magic, friendship, performer's life, wizards and magicians, partners, rivalry, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, showbiz, ambition, hopes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 284K
The Interview (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, cia, undercover, farce, journalism, buddies, coup d'etat, head of state, assassination plot, top secret, comedy of errors, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, asia, korea, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 154K
The Change-Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: body swapping, life turned upside down, fish out of water, womanizer, buddies, switching roles, disorder, couple relations, love and romance, lawyer, friends, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, coming of age, buddies, friendship, summer, youth, workplace, friends, boss and employee, workplace situations, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 127K
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, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, couple relations, buddies, eccentric family, small town, family relations, friends, small town life, family life, couples, social relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody's favorite stiff is back! Working fools Larry Wilson and Richard Parker have uncovered a dirty, little secret: Their former boss, Bernie Lomax, embezzled $2 million and placed it in a safe deposit box in the Caribbean. Now, the boys ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, buddies, farce, odd couple, cons and scams, heist, dishonesty, partners, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, young heroes, teenager, rivalry, anti heroes, survival, friendship, chaos and mayhem, danger, heroes, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.9
 68K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, youth, college life, young people, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, birthday, buddies, plan gone awry, debauchery, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Smosh: The Movie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An embarrassing video of Anthony surfaces online right before his fifth high school reunion. The Smosh dudes then race to pull down the clip before it blows Anthony's chances of reconnecting with his teen crush Anna.
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, twentysomething life, computers and web, buddies, race against time, chases and races, friends, youtube, high school reunion, best friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 9K
Premature (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the most important day of his young life, a high school senior is forced to relive his failed attempt at losing his virginity over and over again, until he gets it right.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first sex, drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, changing the past or future, imaginary, platonic, sexual dysfunction, high school, virginity, small town, teenager, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: It's James Franco's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: actor's life, celebrity guests, celebrity culture, insult, comedian, showbiz, artists and showbiz, natural disaster, dialogue, destiny, jews, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 244K
Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, goofy hero, becoming an adult, childhood trauma, man child, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, living with parents, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.1
 70K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, buddies, goofy hero, road trip, family relations, factory, inheritance, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, dumb, death of father ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Having satisfied their urge for White Castle, Harold and Kumar jump on a plane to catch up with Harold's love interest, who's headed for the Netherlands. But the pair must change their plans when Kumar is accused of being a terrorist. Rob ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, on the road, marijuana, airplane, college, friendship, odd couple, racism, danger, incest, roommate, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alabama, cuba, florida, texas, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sexual, talky ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: pornography, strong sexual content, porn, best friends, romance, filmmaking, love of one's life, small town, fall in love, sexual attraction, sexual activity, adult filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: holiday, vacation, popularity, friendship, looking for sex, buddies, coming of age, adolescence, social awkwardness, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual activity, teenage protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, danger, supernatural, parody, couple relations, nothing goes right, disorder, stupidity, seance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Inbetweeners 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Neil, Will and Simon receive an invite from Jay to join him in Australia whilst on his gap year, who promises them it’s ”the sex capital of the world”. With their lives now rather dull compared to their hedonistic school days and legendary ...
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, holiday, youth, teenage life, friendship, vacation, social relations, road trip, drinking, sarcasm, mentor, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, hidden identity, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, disorder, reindeer, in laws, north pole, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%