Movies like Working Tra$h

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Working Tra$h (1990)
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Working Tra$h (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two janitors (George Carlin, Ben Stiller) working as janitors at a brokerage firm become rich by making investments based on insider information they gather from the brokers' garbage.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: wall street, stock market, garbage, stock broker, get rich quick scheme, janitor

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about culture clash, disorder, catastrophe, runaway, dialogue, storytelling and stereotypes mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Working Tra$h: M.O.P.Z. (2016), Buy & Cell (1988), Everybody Loves It (1964), Flirting with Disaster (1996), Envy (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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M.O.P.Z. (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: A lazy janitor builds a robot to do his dirty work.
Style: absurd
Plot: janitor, killer robot, robot, fake commercial
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Buy & Cell (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the inmates want his help. To manage all the money, he forms CON INC. ...
Plot: computer, accidental suicide, stock market, prison, newspaper, embezzlement, psychologist, prison guard, warden, stock broker
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78%
Everybody Loves It (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A janitor finds a four-leaf clover and dreams of his good luck turning him into a television star. Somehow, this translates to "naked women all over the place."
Plot: janitor, cigarette smoking, female nudity, twist the dance
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73%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, not serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, san diego california ...
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Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, best friend, envy, jealousy, inventor, neighbor, dog, friends, rise to the top, suburban life, rich and poor, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: George Carlin celebrates 40 years of comedy and here, he presents 2 new standup bits, comedian Jon Stewart gives an interview with him, and we look at his old comedy work through the last 4 decades.
Style: live comedy
Plot: comedian, interview, stand up, stand up comedian
Time: 1960s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jed Clamplett and his backwoods family help solve an energy crisis in their own rustic ways for their Beverly Hills neighborhood they still cannot adjust to.
Plot: mansion, hillbilly, culture clash, father daughter relationship
Place: california
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71%
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Zoolander (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic "he's so hot right now" Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male model, fame, fashion model, fashion show, farce, comedy of errors, president, popularity, ambition, cult, brainwashing, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, malaysia, new jersey
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Zoolander 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.
Style: idiotic, funny, ridiculous, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: stupidity, male model, modeling, fashion model, fashion, fountain of youth, police investigation, catacomb, caught cheating, lava, fight, trap ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s
Place: rome italy, italy, new jersey
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64%
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Duplex (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, cons and scams, old woman, unlikely criminals, parrot, real estate agent, falling down stairs ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mine, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hey!  There's Naked Bodies on My TV! (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A GROOVE TUBE-styled skit comedy spoofing TV sitcoms of the 1970s in three segments: "Happy Daze," "Don't Come Back Kotler," and "Bernie Milner."
Style: porno movie
Plot: absurd humor, television, janitor, part animation, mooning, parody, sex, strong sexual content
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61%
The Associate (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While ...
Style: clever, feel good, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wall street, workplace, racism, sexism, cons and scams, vengeance, gender bending, dishonesty, disorder, comedy of errors, farce, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Boss' Wife (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniel Stern stars as a stockbroker trying to climb the corporate ladder. There's only one thing stopping him...his boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife! THE BOSS' WIFE is a full-bodied, high-spirited, bedroom comedy about lust, love ...
Style: sexy, offbeat, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: rise to the top, nothing goes right, down on your luck, boss and employee, workplace situations, love and romance, radio show, workplace, love triangle, infidelity, pregnancy, ambition ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Conserje en condominio (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After reading in the newspaper, √örsulo runs to seek employment. It is the position of caretaker of a luxury apartment building habited by people more heterogeneous: the professional model, the spiritualist, hippies and all turn to him to solve ...
Plot: kidnapping, condominium, janitor, maid, helicopter, seance, hippie
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Wheeler Dealers (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...
Style: realistic, biting, cynical, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, farce, workplace, government agency, workplace romance, dishonesty, fall in love, disorder, wall street, ambition, love and romance, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two drunk parents attempt to hide their ever increasing financial difficulties from their daughter and social circle through elaborate neighborhood schemes.
Style: humorous, feel good, ironic, entertaining, light
Audience: date night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: parents, financial crisis, scheme, drunk, daughter, get rich quick scheme, deception, cheating
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Boys (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this light-hearted low-budget comedy, two very different Flemish tween bachelors are best buds. Peter is a responsible professional, who's excited to get his first proper account as copy-writer in a small Belgian publicity firm- for condoms, ...
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Trading Places (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: humorous, funny, feel good, cynical, entertaining ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: Two disconnected sisters are summoned to clean out their childhood bedrooms before their parents sell their family home.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
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Get a Job (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to save his own job, an employment agent has to find work for the most unemployable man on Maui.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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37%
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A New Life (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Time: 80s
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34%
The Opposite of Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: dark humor, witty, sexual, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Harold (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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Moving (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, situational comedy ...
Plot: unemployment, on the road, family relations, misfit, society, family life, disorder, fish out of water, comedy of errors, friends, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
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Place: idaho, new jersey, usa, new orleans
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The Women on the 6th Floor (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
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The Newest Pledge (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: The morning after kicking off their semester with a patriotic "stars, stripes, and strippers" party, the members of the Omega fraternity awaken to a find a baby on their doorstep. After little to no deliberation, the Omegas decide to ...
Plot: dancing, cigarette smoking, bachelor, old man, condom, partying, marijuana, baby, friend, university, dating, college ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Surf II (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Nerd Menlo wants to get revenge on some surfers by selling a bad batch of soda called Buzz Cola which turns people into mutant zombies. Its up to Jocko, Chuck, Bob and their surfer buddies to save the day.
Style: scatology, gross out humor
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Who's Minding the Mint? (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bumbling government employee accidentally destroys a small fortune and decides to break into the US Mint to replace it, but before long everyone wants a slice of the action - and the money.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 60s
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31%
Stripper Academy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a strip club decide to create a stripper academy, where anyone can enter and learn to dance like a pro, but only a few will be selected as strippers.
Style: sexual, sexy, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: workplace, ambition, fish out of water, nightclub, misfit, power relations, disorder, boss and employee, dancer's life, rise to the top, pole dancing, striptease ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
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