Movies like The Night Before

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The Night Before (2015)
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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, best friends, friends, marijuana, male nudity, angel, thief, santa claus, elf, jewish, sex scene, subway, football player, church, singing, celebrity, marriage proposal ...
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 mentor, dialogue, brutality, catastrophe, pornography, friends and runaway mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Night Before: Ted (2012), Neighbors (2014), This Is the End (2013), American Reunion (2012), Dumb and Dumber To (2014). 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, exciting, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, christmas, holiday, vulgarity, christmas tree, buddies, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, postmodernism, obsessive quest, new year, in-laws ...
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, party, buddies, toy comes to life, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle change, adulthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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 ⇓
57%
 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: humorous, not serious, dark humor, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, party, farce, survival, disorder, end of the world, monster, panic, celebrity, saint, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, party, reunion, sexual exploration, high school reunion, strong sexual content, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, drugs/alcohol, misfit partners, escapades, partners, buddies, disorder, best friends, fish out of water, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, sentimental, humorous, tragicomedy, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, doctor, therapist, best friend, fighting illness, buddies, coping, hopes, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, hawaii, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, friends, nothing goes right, wedding, best man, love and romance, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 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, realistic, feel good, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, drug abuse, drug dealing, buddies, youth, college, farce, marijuana, carpet, dean, grave robbing, canon ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, buddies, partners, workplace intrigue, nothing goes right, adventure, friends, chases and races, escapades, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, sleazy, loud, uninhibited rivalry, hopes, performance, hypnosis, comeback, ambition, rivalry, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, family life, friends, disorder, children, lake or river, stupidity, arrow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: when the parents are away, christmas, disorder, fish out of water, adventure, christmas eve, airport, youth, child as adult, christmas tree, happy ending, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iowa, pennsylvania, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, surreal, not serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, race against time, buddies, twentysomething life, friends, computers and web, chases and races, best friends, youtube, high school reunion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, friendship, workplace, youth, buddies, swimming, power relations, boss and employee, friends, love and romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, topical humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, top secret, partners, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, asia, korea, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, talky, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, celebrity guests, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, insult, comedian, natural disaster, dialogue, destiny, jews, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, danger, youth, disorder, partners, heroes, friendship, rivalry, survival, chaos and mayhem, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, witty, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: island, race against time, heist, farce, embezzlement, friends, chases and races, unlikely criminals, crimes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, couple relations, life turned upside down, fish out of water, womanizer, buddies, lawyer, switching roles, disorder, love and romance, friends, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 4K
Vegas, Baby (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A planned evening of debauchery in Las Vegas to celebrate their best friend's wedding goes horribly -- but hilariously -- wrong for five average guys.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bachelor party, buddies, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, escapades, disorder, male friendship, group of friends, travel, gambling, chases and races, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, family relations, friends, grownups, small town, adulthood, social relations, couples, disorder, family life, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, birthday, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, buddies, plan gone awry, disorder, debauchery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 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, sexy, feel good, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first sex, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, platonic, sexual dysfunction, imaginary, changing the past or future, high school, virginity, friendship, obsession, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 57K
Sisters (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two disconnected sisters are summoned to clean out their childhood bedrooms before their parents sell their family home.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: childhood home, reunion, family relations, party, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, bad temper, mother daughter relationship, damage, female friendship, marijuana, sisters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, friendship, youth, teenage life, holiday, social relations, vacation, road trip, drinking, sarcasm, mentor, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, semi serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, family life, hidden identity, holiday season, falling off a roof, back in time, frozen alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, disorder, nothing goes right, stupidity, seance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, goofy hero, road trip, inheritance, family relations, buddies, factory, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, on the road, funeral ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 109K
Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.
Style: humorous, not serious, road movie, idiotic, entertaining ...
Plot: midlife crisis, road trip, on the road, self discovery, friendship, motorcycle gang, buddies, motorcycle chase, adventurer, escapades, middle aged man, african american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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