Movies like The Dictator

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The Dictator (2012)
 6.4
 248K
The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: comic, dark humor, absurd, sexploitation film, entertaining, humorous, not serious, biting, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, society, death, female nudity, violence, culture clash, greed, vengeance, fish out of water, lesbian, farce, masturbation, oppression, world, mistaken identity, disorder, head of state, political conspiracy, escapades, misfit, prejudice, state affairs, un, sex addict, foe turned friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1973, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, new york, israel, manhattan new york city, north africa, empire state building manhattan new york city ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out absurd, funny, humorous and realistic films with plots about dialogue, pornography, catastrophe, storytelling, mentor, brutality and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Sport and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Dictator: You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008), Brüno (2009), Ali G Indahouse (2002), Scary Movie (2000), Soul Plane (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, faked death, taxi driver, hairdresser, couples, beauty salon, vengeance, culture clash, fall in love, stereotypes, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, tel aviv israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, banned film, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, racism, misfit, anti semitism, stereotype, male nudity, fish out of water, sarcasm, irony, misogynist, journalism, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kazakhstan, california, cross country, usa, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 133K
Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: fame, fashion, gay, homosexual, culture clash, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, lgbt, hollywood, media, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, austria, middle east, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Ali G Indahouse (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, parliament, prime minister, rapper, marijuana, hip hop, culture clash, farce, election, campaign, drugs/alcohol, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.2
 213K
Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, parody, youth, teenage angst, small town, media satire, stupidity, teenage life, who done it, killing off one by one, characters killed one by one, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: culture clash, actor's life, politics, religions or cults, nothing goes right, society, islam, religion, comedian, stand up comedian, indians, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 20K
Soul Plane (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, champagne, hip hop, disorder, drugs/alcohol, music, culture clash, strong sexual content, nightclub, chaos, black people, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, absurd, tense ...
Plot: spy, culture clash, stupidity, espionage, danger, parody, brothers, betrayal, deception, conspiracy, farce, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, santiago chile, uganda, northern england, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, cia, undercover, farce, journalism, buddies, coup d'etat, head of state, assassination plot, top secret, comedy of errors, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, asia, korea, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 35K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, funny ...
Plot: hotel, drinking, friendship, swimming pool, infidelity, insurance, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, disorder, one-night stand, buddies, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 244K
Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, goofy hero, becoming an adult, childhood trauma, man child, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, living with parents, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 83K
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, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, speaking german, screaming, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace, party, chef, drugs/alcohol, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 118K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, parody, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 15K
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, goofy hero, hippie, ferris wheel, roommate, audition, pot, stoner, grass, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 137K
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.
Style: humorous, gross out humor, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, supernatural ability, stupidity, comedy team, dumb, farce, exorcism, secret door, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 17K
Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: election campaign, presidential election, rescue, politics, bail bondsman, head of state, white house, campaign, black people, usa president, fish out of water, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, dwarf, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, murder, family gatherings, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 17K
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, realistic, offbeat, harsh ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, supermarket, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, store, ambition, workplace, boss and employee, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, canada, quebec, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: humorous, talky, biting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, americana, usa president, head of state, state affairs, leadership, artists and showbiz, society, president, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, comic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: split personality, schizophrenia, on the run, chases and races, disorder, nothing goes right, fall in love, stupidity, woman in danger, verbal abuse, alter ego, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1982, 2000s
Place: rhode island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.3
 91K
Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: gross out humor, not serious, satirical, toilet humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, hollywood, nothing goes right, parody, buddies, stupidity, superhero, teenage life, obsessive quest, dishonesty, escapades, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: divorce, car race, prayer, family dinner, advertising, sport competition, farce, french, marriage, contests and competitions, sport, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 15K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, political corruption, dishonesty, farce, disorder, white house, head of state, culture clash, cold war, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, masturbation, coma, goofy hero, odd couple, sibling relationship, arctic, jealousy, siblings relations, misfit, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 5K
The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, disorder, gambler, cards, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, dark humor, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, store, filmmaking, hollywood, artists and showbiz, ghost, desire for fame, celebrity culture, cons and scams, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, siblings relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, sarcasm, secrets, british, death, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, farce, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, buddies, rise to the top, boss and employee, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 82K
That's My Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's ...
Style: humorous, absurd, dark humor, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, disorder, cheating fiancee, teacher student sex, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, uninvited guest, brother sister incest, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, farce, hollywood, actor's life, media satire, black people, ethnic stereotype, showbiz, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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