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Working Tra$h
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two janitors (George Carlin, Ben Stiller) working as janitors at a brokerage firm become rich by making investments based on insider information they gather from the brokers' garbage.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: get rich quick scheme, wall street, stock broker, janitor, garbage, stock market
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, janitor, love and romance, friendship, friends, female nudity and workplace mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Working Tra$h: Trading Places (1983), Buy & Cell (1988), The Boss' Wife (1986), The Wheeler Dealers (1963), The Associate (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trading Places
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 116 min.
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Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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Buy & Cell
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: stock broker, psychologist, embezzlement, computer, stock market, newspaper, prison, accidental suicide, warden, prison guard
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The Boss' Wife
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: rise to the top, boss and employee, love triangle, workplace romance, radio show, workplace situations, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, workplace, infidelity, down on your luck ...
Time: future
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The Wheeler Dealers
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: farce, rise to the top, workplace romance, romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, workplace, government agency, special agents, workplace situations, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Associate
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, vengeance, cross dressing, comedy of errors, hidden identity, business, women, wall street, farce, cons and scams, internet, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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The Women on the 6th Floor
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1960s. Jean-Louis Joubert is a serious but uptight stockbroker, married to Suzanne, a starchy class-conscious woman and father of two arrogant teenage boys, currently in a boarding school. The affluent man lives a steady yet ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, working class, divorce, adultery, self discovery, french, mentor, unlikely friendships, social differences, relationships, women, segregation ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1965, year 1962
Place: france, spain, europe, egypt, paris france
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System:   68%
    User:   63%
 
Hey!  There's Naked Bodies on My TV!
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: part animation, strong sexual content, mooning, janitor, parody, absurd humor, television, sex
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System:   51%
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Everybody Loves It
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, twist the dance, cigarette smoking, female nudity
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System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
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Rubin and Ed
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Reclusive Rubin Farr teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle on a quest to bury Rubin's dead cat in the "perfect spot." Their trip takes them across Utah's desert where they have run-ins with Ed'd ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, on the road, odd couple, friendship, desert, misfit, partners, disorder, road trip, salesman, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, utah, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
 7.3
 46
Get a Job
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
Plot: unemployment, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, partners, friends, adult as child, racial stereotype, farce, wedding, hawaiian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
 5.5
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Harold
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social misfits, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, misfit, youth, coming of age, teenage love, society, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   47%
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Boeing, Boeing
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, situational comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, unlikely couple, stewardess, romance, farce, love triangle, nothing goes right, screwball, love and romance, couples, disorder, pilot ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
Who's Minding the Mint?
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, comedy of errors, romance, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, mute or deaf ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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Alone Together
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Esther and Benji are platonic best friends who want nothing more than to be accepted by the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles. Despite their sometimes contentious relationship, when push comes to shove, they’ve got each other’s ...
Style: buddy comedy, psychological, satirical
Plot: young adult, friendship, social outcast, slacker, man child, social awkwardness, misfit, male female friendship, childhood trauma, pop culture, stand up comedian, insecurity ...
Place: los angeles
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System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
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Surf II
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: gross out humor, scatology
Plot: mutant, surfer, t shirt, competition, arcade, high school friend, nerd, dance, soda, wetness, marching band, boy with glasses ...
Place: california, southern california
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System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
Fathers & Sons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family problems, stock broker, wall street, brother brother relationship, death of father, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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Boys
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, ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: male nudity, friendship, debt collector, seaside, publicity, posing
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System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
Stripper Academy
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: sexy, not serious, realistic, humorous, sexual
Plot: boss and employee, nightclub, disorder, dancer's life, rise to the top, fish out of water, ambition, misfit, power relations, workplace, male nudity, thong panties ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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The Search for John Gissing
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Matthew Barnes is a young exec on the move up who finds himself a pawn in corporate in-fighting when he's sent to London to oversee a merger
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, singleness, workplace romance, couples, workplace, clergy, vengeance, couple relations, culture clash, workplace situations, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, chicago illinois
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
Bosom Buddies
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, buddy comedy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: actor's life, cross dressing, hotel, buddies, suburbs, hidden identity, performer's life, battle of the sexes, friendship, advertising agency, sitcom, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
The Newest Pledge
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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: jewish, male nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kidnapping, fire, gay slur, flashback, friend, cigarette smoking, friendship between men, drunkenness, love ...
Place: america
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System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
Totally Awesome
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Do you prefer to wax on or wax off? Preacher won't let you dance? Well then, put Baby in the corner and come on down, 'cause VH1 is bringing back more of the'80s you love in this feature-length film, Totally Awesome. The Gundersons ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, martial arts, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, youth, disorder, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
Department Store
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A series of skits involving customers and store personnel from several departments of the big department store.
Plot: white bra, female stockinged foot, employee employee relationship, department store, advertisement, legs, janitor, blind woman, shoplifting, tough guy, footsie under the table, fight ...
Place: italy
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System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
Love or Money
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lucrative real estate deal, or romance with the boss' daughter--that's the dilemma facing a yuppie in this comedy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: relationship vs career, romance, love and romance, infidelity, ambition, couples, tennis, wall street, relationship problems, real estate, dating, dilemma ...
Time: 80s
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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Houseguest
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, dysfunctional family, airport, family, parents and children, chase, suburbs, danger, dishonesty, gangsters, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
The Very Very Big Company
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: union, snorting cocaine, password, evil corporation, secret code, cleaning lady, oyster, ceo, janitor, surveillance camera, businesswoman, security guard ...
Place: france, paris france
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
Miss Firecracker
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, beauty pageant, dysfunctional family, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, adaptation, relationships, dialogue, eccentric family, women, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
 7.6
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M.O.P.Z.
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 

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