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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
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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 temporary life and agrees to take a permanent position at the firm. Josh has difficulty adapting to his new lifestyle, which manifests in his inability to complete his simple initial task: mailing seventeen important letters.
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, absurd, stylized, witty, semi serious, talky, parody, thought provoking ...
Plot: workplace, adaptation, sarcasm, law firm, relationships, creativity, fighting the system, introspection, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, boss and employee, workplace situations, misfit, down on your luck, obnoxious boss, thirtysomething life, lawyer, office, catastrophe, natural disaster, dark humor, loneliness, family, jewish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, witty and offbeat films with plots about disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, brutality, storytelling, catastrophe and adaptation mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Haiku Tunnel: Smiley Face (2007), Kabluey (2007), The Boss of It All (2006), The Slammin' Salmon (2009), Dumbbells (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Smiley Face (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats ...
Style: surreal, humorous, stylized, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, escapades, weed, roommate, stoned, comedy of errors, actor's life, disorder, stoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, venice california
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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: surreal, humorous, light, absurd, macabre ...
Plot: life, dark humor, small town, single parent, parenthood, loneliness, workplace, family relations, family life, existentialism, insanity, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq
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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, talky, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, office, dishonesty, fish out of water, comedy of errors, boss and employee, actor's life, workplace situations, actor, dark humor, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, europe, denmark
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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, funny, light, talky, not serious ...
Plot: farce, cooking and food, restaurant, chef, mentor, boss and employee, workplace, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, buddies, workplace situations, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, boss and employee, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Live Nude Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Shane inherits a gentleman's club from his estranged uncle, he leaves his Midwestern home for Los Angeles. Run by a booze hound and employing a dozen out of control strippers, Shane must do everything he can to save the club from ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: stripper, sex scene, strip club, drug use, workplace, workplace situations, bankruptcy, female nudity, disorder, nightclub, boss and employee, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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, intense, light, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, sarcasm, justice, greed, supermarket, workplace, ambition, boss and employee, corporate world, husband wife relationship, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, canada, illinois, usa, quebec
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Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: unlikely couple, youth, nothing goes right, odd couple, lifestyle, couples, disorder, friends, eccentric family, small town, introspection, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, los angeles
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13 Moons (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive quest, nothing goes right, performer's life, escapades, artists and showbiz, disorder, comedy of errors, cons and scams, life is a bitch, down on your luck, bail bondsman, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: death, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, france, europe, los angeles ...
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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, stylized, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: salesman, farce, workplace, hotshot hero, dumb, stupidity, blind ambition, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, rise to the top, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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55%
Take This Job and Shove It (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.
Style: humorous, surreal, visually appealing, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: beer, existentialism, chase, writers, weapons, culture clash, vengeance, underdog, first contact, catastrophe, gunfight, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, iowa, usa
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Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: parody, witty, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, racism, farce, dark humor, prejudice, movie business, actor's life, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, interracial relations, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Martin & Orloff (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of a marketing man and his shrink. A suicide attempt and a softball game; A PHD-toting stripper and a deranged Desert Storm vet; A giant sparerib costume and the world's largest peenis; John Woo-style violence and Steel ...
Style: realistic, clever, suspense, not serious, biting ...
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In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, witty, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sexism, female empowerment, workplace, shyness, siblings relations, workplace situations, hopes, love and romance, father daughter relationship, eccentricity, self esteem, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland, los angeles, california ...
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Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, silly humor, rivalry, rebellion, obnoxious boss, buddies, partners, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, rebelliousness ...
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Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, satirical, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, fired from the job, on the road, nothing goes right, couples, americana, fish out of water, love and romance, hopes, promotion, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, california, los angeles, arizona
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Cedar Rapids (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.
Style: funny, humorous, light, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: insurance, friendship, hotel, justice, happy ending, life philosophy, adultery, adaptation, dysfunctional family, greed, road trip, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, las vegas, california, new jersey ...
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51%
Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Standup special filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, dark humor, performer's life, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian, stand up
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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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, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: office, rivalry, workplace, odd couple, workplace intrigue, ambition, power relations, traffic jam, rich and poor, friendship, lifestyle change, advertising executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, absurd, not serious, sexy, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weed, stupidity, nothing goes right, rescue, odd couple, hip hop, down on your luck, workplace situations, gang, society, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, cynical, talky, witty, funny ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, creativity, art, showbiz, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, nosy, disorder, director, rehearsal ...
Time: 21st century, 18th century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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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, unusual plot structure, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: lone hero, employer employee relationship, gangsters, family, vengeance, goofy hero, contests and competitions, love and romance, friends, thirtysomething life, power relations, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 80s, contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
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49%
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Results (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two mismatched personal trainers' lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.
Style: romantic, intense, talky, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, gym, personal trainer, transformation, relationships, obsession, mentor, culture clash, adaptation, existentialism, eccentricity, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, australia, new jersey, austin texas ...
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High School (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, weed, high school, fighting the system, teenage life, misfit, rebellion, against the rules, nothing goes right, manipulation, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, satirical, funny, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, family outing, kids ...
Plot: race against time, house, family relations, fighting the system, fish out of water, parents and children, save the day, satire, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, high school ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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48%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: competition, gay, satire, hairdresser, culture clash, lgbtq, nudity (full frontal - brief), homosexual, life philosophy, screwball, hotel, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, europe, usa ...
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48%