Movies like Waydowntown

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Waydowntown (2000)
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Waydowntown (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four young office workers have a bet going to see who can last the longest without going outside. In the maze that is the downtown core of a large city, glass skywalks connect apartment buildings, office towers and shopping malls. Its day 28 of the bet and over the lunch hour, as the office prepares for the company founder's retirement party, things start to seriously unravel.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, mind bending, weird, surreal, complex, non-linear ...
Plot: office, workplace, bet, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, buddies, goofy hero, workplace situations, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prank, rivalry, romantic rivalry, one day, employer employee relationship, awkward situation, urban setting, twentysomething life, downtown, superhero, depression, fight, thief, heist, party ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about workplace, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality and disorder mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Waydowntown: Rub & Tug (2002), Haiku Tunnel (2001), Waiting... (2005), Still Waiting... (2009), Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rub & Tug (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rub & Tug is a sexy comedy that takes place at a "full body" massage parlour.
Style: humorous, erotic, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: massage parlor, intrigue, prostitute, workplace, couples, workplace situations, sexual relations, silly humor, sex trade, vice, sex trafficking, breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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95%
 6.2
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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, absurd ...
Plot: law firm, workplace, nothing goes right, fighting the system, introspection, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, thirtysomething life, obnoxious boss, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.7
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Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, workplace, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace situations, wooing, staff, prank, buddies, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Still Waiting... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Shenaniganz loses all its hottest waitresses to new competitor Ta-Ta's Wing Shack -- where the scantily clad wait staff earns bigger tips -- the Shenaniganz staff aims to give Ta-Ta's its just desserts.
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, unusual plot structure, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, goofy hero, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, power relations, thirtysomething life, friends, love and romance, contests and competitions, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terry and Dean head north to make sweet cash in the oil patch.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heavy metal culture, friendship, profanity, eviction, friends, drugs/alcohol, buddies, misfit, workplace, partners, misfit partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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78%
 7.7
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Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: humorous, witty, cult film, satirical, clever ...
Plot: workplace, office, corporate world, dark humor, computer cracker, obnoxious boss, rebelliousness, embezzlement, workplace situations, suburbs, unlikely criminals, dull life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, friendship between men, rivalry, male friendship, sport, social relations, buddies, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete's life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1980, 70s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: surreal, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: office, workplace, fish out of water, boss and employee, comedy of errors, dishonesty, actor's life, workplace situations, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, dark humor, negotiation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Used Cars (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, cult film, funny ...
Plot: rivalry, used car salesman, family relations, contests and competitions, workplace, cons and scams, siblings relations, blind ambition, betrayal, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, lookalikes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.3
 2K
Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, rebellion, partners, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
 133K
Clerks II (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, everyday life, loser, workplace, geek, fall in love, partners, buddies, social misfits, deadend life, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, teenage life, ambition, friends, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, youth, best friends, high school, silly humor, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 632
8 Minutes Idle (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based upon Matt Thorne's award-winning novel about life in a call centre, "Eight Minutes Idle" is a warped urban comedy about what it really means to put your life 'on hold'! Dan Thomas has always taken the path of least ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Plot: homelessness, eviction, office, office romance, life turned upside down, workplace situations, nothing goes right, workplace, love and romance, parent child relationship, employer employee relationship, coworker relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 19K
The Promotion (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, intense, satirical ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, supermarket, workplace, ambition, boss and employee, corporate world, husband wife relationship, dance, dancing, sarcasm, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 4K
Kabluey (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Leslie is left with few options when her husband is sent back to war in the Middle East. A modest amount of help arrives in the form of his brother, Salman, who is less than prepared to care for the couple's two preadolescent boys. When Leslie ...
Style: humorous, surreal, absurd, light, touching ...
Plot: single parent, life, family life, family relations, dark humor, eccentric family, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, fish out of water, goofy hero, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 217K
Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sincere, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, everyday life, satire, friendship, sarcasm, workplace, friendship between men, ice hockey, death, anger, jealousy, funeral ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1993
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, cooking and food, power relations, workplace, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 15K
Night Shift (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, talky ...
Plot: prostitution, pimp, friendship, morgue, nightshift, cons and scams, nightlife, misfit, nothing goes right, fish out of water, goofy hero, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 7K
The Wash (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting suds down at the local car wash.
Style: idiotic, humorous, not serious, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, rescue, odd couple, down on your luck, workplace situations, partners, workplace, crimes, gang, society, kidnapping, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
Story: In this holiday prequel, it’s 1997 and Sunnyvale Trailer Park is getting ready for the holiday season. Julian’s got a great idea to make money this Christmas, Ricky gets confused between God and Santa, and Bubbles tries to get the Boys together ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: nothing goes right, petty criminal, buddies, misfit, friends, life is a bitch, holiday, social misfits, society, disorder, white trash, christmas
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, infidelity, introspection, parents and children, urban, couple relations, human nature, store, city life, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
White Collar Blues (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of one year, shown in a variety ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: office, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, down on your luck, boss and employee, workplace situations, farce, power relations, surrealism, bad luck ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couples, buddies, rehearsal, director, disorder, nosy, couple relations, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Going Overboard (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, sex comedy, awful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ambition, ocean, ship, cruise ship, friendship, bartender, dictator, jealous boyfriend, workplace romance, fish out of water, down on your luck, buddies ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: doctor, village, culture clash, goofy hero, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, cons and scams, friendship, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, dark humor, change of luck, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, gambling, feud, jealousy, money, submachine gun ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 23K
Get a Job (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A recent college graduate and his friends are forced to lower life expectations when they leave school for the real world. Life after college graduation is not exactly going as planned for Will and Jillian who find themselves lost in a sea of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: job interview, workplace, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, lifestyle, best friends, career, twentysomething life, workplace situations, job offer, nudity (full frontal - brief), college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 907
Super Sucker (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two door to door vaccuum cleaner salesmen hilariously compete against each other.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: against the odds, rise to the top, workplace, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, workplace romance, farce, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 1K
Film Geek (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, friendship, lifestyle, introspection, disorder, workplace situations, looking for love, workplace, workplace romance, computers and web, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsessed fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Delicate Art of Parking (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An absurd comedy about a Parking Enforcement Officer, who - despite constant abuse from the public - finds truth, honour and serenity in the act of ticketing. His religious devotion to the work is challenged however, when his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: investigation, obsession, filmmaking, escapades, workplace, police, interview, filmmaker, rivalry, obsessive quest, parking lot, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%