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Out on Parole (2004)
 4.7
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Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, friends, ambition, warden, race against time, cons and scams, ex convict, save the day, parole, friendship, contest, escapades, debt, wizards and magicians, black cast, african american, chases and races, parole officer
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, light and captivating films with plots about rivalry, ambition, friends, contests and competitions, friendship, buddies and disorder mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Out on Parole: Bait Shop (2008), Duct Tape Forever (2002), Magicians (2007), Bagboy (2007), A True Story (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
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Bait Shop (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Its Barbershop for Rednecks. Bill is a bait shop owner who has to make a balloon payment of $15,000 or else the bank will close his shop. Unable to make the payment from the proceeds of the shop, Bill must compete in the annual Bass Tournament, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: save the day, rivalry, bait, family business, contests and competitions, workplace, ambition, small town, friends, working class, store, fishing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, rivalry, contests and competitions, farce, nothing goes right, partners, ambition, save the day, journey, debt, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
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90%
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, buddies, friendship, nothing goes right, stage magician, wizards and magicians, fear of flying, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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72%
 4.3
 789
Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, family relations, teenage life, youth, ambition, competition, fired from the job, escapades, friendship, paparazzi, jungle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 4.9
 249
A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, ambition, showbiz, hollywood, buddies, friends, desire for fame, partners, writer's life, screenwriter, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, high school, friends, contests and competitions, birthday party, lifestyle, ambition, teenage life, couples, youth, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.6
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The Test (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the final test of a public tender for federal judge in Rio de Janeiro, the four finalists lawyers come from bizarre way: the gaucho Rogério Carlos (Fábio Porchat) comes surrounded woman dressed transvestites, the São Paulo Rezende (Rodrigo ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, silly humor, legal, fish out of water, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 112
Show Stoppers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Show Stoppers" is a comedy-drama set in the world of Greek stepping on a historically black university in Virginia "where Greek steppers get as much attention as star athletes."
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, friendship, hopes, rivalry, youth, contests and competitions, destiny, college life, sport, betrayal, college, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.6
 979
White T (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rapping twins Herbert (Jerod Mixon) and Henry (Jamal Mixon) get a shot at stardom when they purchase a prize-winning T-shirt that lands them a chance to perform alongside a hip-hop legend, but they find their dreams going up in flames when their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, ambition, society, twins, hip hop, contests and competitions, social misfits, adventurer, comedy duo, performance, urban setting, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.5
 308
Stacy's Mom (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: coming of age, puberty, innocence, sexual fantasy, friends, buddies, rivalry, family relations, youth, parents and children, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.4
 367
The Hustle (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Disenchanted pest worker and single dad Freddie Manning unintentionally steals and then loses mob money and now he really is in trouble. So when a run-down Baptist church mistakes him and his best friend Junior for replacement ministers, he grabs at ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, disorder, society, nothing goes right, silly humor, chase, friends, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.9
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Gamers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gamers is a comedy about the lives of four slacker friends (and one obsessive interloper) living at home, -"with my parents... it's just temporary... 'til they die"- working in the real world but playing in a fantasy world. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, rivalry, obsessive quest, friends, farce, curses spells and rituals, obsession, dark humor, lsd, racism, role playing, ku klux klan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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: on the road, obsessive quest, contests and competitions, buddies, computers and web, rivalry, misfit partners, friends, adventure, video game, gamer, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 477
Fastlife (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fastlife: always go further, faster, to shine in the eyes of others: this is the motto of Franklin. Franklin is a megalomaniac obsessed by the desire to shine at any price. He will have to choose between becoming a man or continue to live the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, funny ...
Plot: against the odds, obsessive quest, ambition, escapades, hopes, contests and competitions, blind ambition, adolescence vs adulthood, desire for fame, megalomaniac, life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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54%
You and Your Stupid Mate (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Phillip (Phillips) and Geoffrey (Sampson) are two Aussie larrikins, whose lives centre around running the un-official "Sons and Surf" website...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, friends, lifestyle, partners, misfit, odd couple, escapades, nothing goes right, cons and scams, unemployment, party, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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53%
 6.7
 5K
Camp Takota (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With her personal and professional life in shambles, Elise ends up having to take a job as a counselor at her old summer camp. There, she reunites with two estranged friends who attended camp and never left. When the future of the camp is put in ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: summer camp, save the day, friendship, instructor, youth, fired from the job, rivalry, friends, camp, strong female presence, family, adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
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Closing Escrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.
Style: humorous, cynical, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, ambition, satire, real estate, couples, marriage, contests and competitions, unplanned pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, sexual content, partners, obsessive quest, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, thailand, asia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, americana, disorder, unemployment, dark humor, buddies, friends, partners, desire for fame, small town, ambition, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: overnight success, rivalry, writer's life, follow your dream, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Take the 10 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A day in the life of two best friends, a drug dealer, and a store manager collide at a hip-hop concert in the Inland Empire.
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: drug dealer, hip hop, friendship, adventure, youth, friends, crimes, happy ending, ambition, rivalry, escapades, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, youth, friends, homecoming, college, society, small town life, small town, bus trip, getting home, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 741
Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.
Style: rough, realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, actor's life, contests and competitions, hollywood, filmmaking, ambition, downfall, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: ambition, life is a bitch, drug abuse, contests and competitions, friends, addiction, buddies, couples, dark humor, siblings relations, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 1K
Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, cons and scams, contests and competitions, rise to the top, on the run, disorder, ambition, dishonesty, buddies, family relations, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, usa, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
The Santa Claus Gang (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On christmas eve, three friends dressed as Santa Clauses, are arrested for attempted robbery and taken to police station, suspected to be group of thieves known as "The Santa Claus Gang". While trying to prove their innocence, the three ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: false accusation, comedy of errors, law enforcement, buddies, nothing goes right, ambition, police station, heist, friendship, couple relations, contests and competitions, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Pearls and Pigs (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by her prostitute mother. A karaoke set helps reveal that the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, family relations, step siblings, talent show, father son relationship, money, brother brother relationship, small town, girl, bootlegging, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
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Living Will... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will's best friend and roommate Belcher, (Ryan Dunn) a party bum slacker, returns from the dead as a cocky, mischievous, and perverted ghost. He soon discovers his cousin, Krista, has shacked up and moved in with his best friend, Will. Belcher ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, buddies, friends, silly humor, supernatural, afterlife, couples, rivalry, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Watermelon Heist (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a contest for "Watermelon Juice Afro Sheen," awarding $10,000 to whoever can find the juiciest, sweetest watermelon in the country.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, funny, realistic
Plot: ambition, rivalry, silly humor, heist, teenage life, underdog, americana, contests and competitions, society, rise and fall, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, america
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