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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: humorous, not serious, biting, realistic, offbeat, witty, funny, absurd, satirical, idiotic ...
Plot: lesbian, culture clash, dictator, fish out of water, farce, masturbation, oppression, world, mistaken identity, disorder, head of state, political conspiracy, escapades, misfit, prejudice, society, state affairs, un, sex addict, foe turned friend, lookalikes, right hand man, megalomaniac, rules and policies, dictatorship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1973, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, israel, north africa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and funny films with plots about disorder, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, stereotypes and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like The Dictator: You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008), Brüno (2009), Scary Movie (2000), Ali G Indahouse (2002), Cedar Rapids (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, not serious, exciting, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, farce, taxi driver, faked death, presumed dead, follow your dream, starting over, hopes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, self discovery, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, middle east, usa, tel aviv israel ...
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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, not serious, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, anti semitism, reporter, misfit, on the road, stupidity, racism, prostitute, chicken, bear, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kazakhstan, california, cross country, usa, malibu california ...
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69%
 5.8
 131K
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: fashion, fame, gay, homosexual, culture clash, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, hollywood, lgbt, media, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, austria, middle east, los angeles ...
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 6.2
 208K
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, slasher, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, frame up, comedian, stand up comedian, religion, indians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
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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: prime minister, rapper, marijuana, gang, parliament, hip hop, culture clash, farce, election, campaign, drugs/alcohol, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 34K
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, goofy hero, drugs/alcohol, disorder, one-night stand, buddies, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, wisconsin, las vegas, california ...
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29%
 6.9
 237K
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, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, siblings relations, friendship, divorce, therapist, goofy hero, farce, becoming an adult, man child, hostility, childhood trauma, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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28%
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 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, goofy hero, marijuana, nothing goes right, escapades, disorder, youth, hippie, grass, pot, stoner, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
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, not serious, exciting, realistic, toilet humor ...
Plot: farce, spy, on the run, vulgarity, soccer, espionage, undercover, danger, parody, secret agents, gun, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 134K
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, secret door, exorcism, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 278K
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, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, cia, farce, undercover, journalism, comedy of errors, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, anti heroes, socialism, coup d'etat, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, asia, korea, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 82K
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, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Trevor Noah: African American (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
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The Promotion (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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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, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 178K
EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: youth, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, hitchhiker, culture clash, travel, comedy of errors, adventure, buddies, marijuana, disorder, teenage life ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 15K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: politics, dishonesty, disorder, political conspiracy, political corruption, farce, white house, head of state, culture clash, cold war, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 378
Adopted (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.4
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, white house, rescue, politics, bail bondsman, head of state, campaign, black people, usa president, fish out of water, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
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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, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, disorder, strong sexual content, culture clash, music, champagne, black people, nightclub, chaos, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In his debut stand-up special, Kumail Nanjiani talks about all the things that terrify him completely.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: immigrants, performer's life, stand-up comedian, culture clash, theater, fish out of water, society, birthday party, vcr, childhood trauma, islam, animal cruelty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.5
 262
Ultrachrist! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What would Jesus do if he returned to Earth and discovered he could no longer relate to the youth of today?
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, vampire, fish out of water, clergy, religions or cults, society, femme fatale, destiny, heroes, disorder, dominatrix, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.0
 3K
Dirty Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue (Christopher Meloni) is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, farce, disorder, buddies, follow your dream, ambition, media, friends, masturbation, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 13K
Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, clever, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, hitchhiker, hollywood, theft, on the road, monkey actor, chase, drug dealing, lesbian, child abuse, gay slur, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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