Movies like Which Way Is Up?

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Which Way Is Up? (1977)
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Which Way Is Up? (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Richard Pryor plays three roles - a beleaguered, sex-starved farm worker named Leroy Jones; the farm worker's randy old father Rufus; and the hypocritical town preacher Rev. Lenox Thomas - and Pryor has never been so outrageously funny. The lives and love lives of these three men cross and crisscross as Leroy tries to get his life back on track.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Plot: labor union, romance, misfit, love triangle, betrayal, prodigy, partners, love and romance, farm, manipulations, infidelity, fall in love, mentally unstable, farce, manipulation, social differences, society, couples, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, workplace, odd couple, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Which Way Is Up?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and not serious films with plots about disorder, love and romance, couples, silly humor, fish out of water, farce and power relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Which Way Is Up?: Would I Lie to You? 2 (2001), Brewster's Millions (1985), All's Faire in Love (2009), Postmark Paradise (2000), Boy Toy (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Would I Lie to You? 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dans le quartier du Sentier, Eddie Vuibert, Dov et Yvan sont confrontés aux procédés pour le moins expéditifs de leur nouveau client, Eurodiscount, une chaîne européenne d'hypermarchés. Karine, lasse des turpitudes de son volage époux, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light
Plot: satire, workplace situations, working class, comedy of errors, partners, friends, couples, social differences, love and romance, buddies, farce, materialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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95%
Brewster's Millions (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, millionaire, lawyer, inheritance, hotel room, hotel suite, interior decorator, photographer, rise to the top, love and romance, athlete's life, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city ...
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87%
All's Faire in Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance Faires.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, workplace, college, disorder, campus, wooing, workplace romance, workplace situations, fish out of water, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, middle ages, renaissance
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, culture clash, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Boy Toy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jake: an unsuccessful - yet well endowed - underwear model in L.A, who finds a lucrative new line of work as a platonic escort for women of a certain age. But, just as he finds himself a deep-pocketed "sugar mama" in Barbra, he meets ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love and romance, platonic, womanizer, disorder, couples, battle of the sexes, profanity, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Someone Marry Barry (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A trio of friends scheme to find a wife for their socially inappropriate friend Barry, and end up finding a girl just like him.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, thirtysomething life, odd couple, couples, silly humor, profanity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: humorous, sexy, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, romance, couples, womanizer, dishonesty, love and romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Run for Your Wife (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: couples, love triangle, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, comedy of errors, infidelity, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, taxi driver, farce, bigamy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Mail Order Wife (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A documentarian funds a NYC doorman's Asian mail order bride in exchange for the right to film the experience.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, fish out of water, fall in love, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, obsession, manipulation, adultery, deception, sexual abuse, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: spoiled brat, rich kid, friendship, farce, youth, family problems, social differences, rich and poor, family, toys, mischievous children, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Recep Ivedik 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When his grandmother takes ill, foolish brute Recep tries to satisfy her wishes by getting a job and attempting to find a suitable wife.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: goofy hero, disorder, love and romance, workplace, misfit, social misfits, unemployment, life is a bitch, fish out of water, social differences, farce, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, friendship, society, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, politics, hopes, disorder, social differences, fish out of water, couples, campaign, congress, unlikely couple, working class, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right, mental institution, doctors and patients, hospital, doctor, african american, crimes, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Boss' Wife (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniel Stern stars as a stockbroker trying to climb the corporate ladder. There's only one thing stopping him...his boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife! THE BOSS' WIFE is a full-bodied, high-spirited, bedroom comedy about lust, love ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: stock broker, love and romance, down on your luck, pregnancy, radio show, infidelity, workplace romance, workplace situations, love triangle, nothing goes right, workplace, power relations ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: office, rivalry, odd couple, workplace, workplace intrigue, power relations, traffic jam, rich and poor, ambition, lifestyle change, friendship, advertising executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.
Style: humorous, sexual, offbeat, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, playwright, sex, disorder, couples, power relations, silly humor, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Down Dog (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 32 min.
Story: A handsome, carefree yoga instructor has breezed through life, women, and jobs, but when he breaks up with his girlfriend -- who's also his partner at their successful yoga studio -- he's forced to face reality for the first time. A ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: disorder, friends, silly humor, buddies, workplace, fish out of water, twentysomething life, workplace situations, dog, business partner, policewoman, late for work ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
What a Beautiful Day (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Checco, an uneducated but self-satisfied fellow from Milan, who has always dreamed of becoming a police officer, fails his entrance exam for the third time. It must be said that at the oral examination Checco said that the reason why he wanted to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: terrorism, fall in love, goofy hero, workplace, disorder, power relations, workplace situations, danger, love and romance, urban, silly humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, friends, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, nothing goes right, ambition, ego clash, farce, workplace, rivalry, buddies, media satire, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, fish out of water, race against time, save the day, parents and children, disorder, siblings relations, rivalry, workplace intrigue, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, lifestyle, follow your dream, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, fish out of water, showbiz, misfit, goofy hero, sexual relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Beach Movie (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Link is torn between the two loves of his life: surfing, and his girlfriend Sunny. He's also got to deal with an angry landlady who's threatening to evict him if he doesn't start paying his rent. When three rich but clueless newcomers ...
Style: realistic, not serious, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, sexual content, silly humor, profanity, love and romance, partners, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, escapades, misfit, buddies, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Stripper Academy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a strip club decide to create a stripper academy, where anyone can enter and learn to dance like a pro, but only a few will be selected as strippers.
Style: humorous, sexy, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: bikini girl, fish out of water, workplace, rise to the top, misfit, ambition, disorder, power relations, boss and employee, nudity (full frontal - brief), wedding, racial stereotype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Incontrôlable (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Georges, one morning, became uncontrollable despite himself. Something that has the donkey's voice in Shrek, can control his body.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, offbeat
Plot: goofy hero, split personality, nothing goes right, disorder, mentally unstable, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, misfit, fish out of water, self control, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Upswing (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Katri and Janne want to make a trip, which none of their friends have made. They end up in Jakomäki.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hidden identity, fish out of water, farce, rich and poor, social differences, cons and scams, disorder, dark humor, dishonesty, society, bad trip, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%