Movies like Working Tra$h

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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: get rich quick scheme, wall street, stock broker, janitor, garbage, stock market

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Flirting with Disaster (1996)
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M.O.P.Z. (2016)
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 4.9
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Surf II (1984)
Genre: Comedy
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Style: sexy, not serious, realistic, humorous, sexual
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Harold (2008)
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Country: USA
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Boys (1992)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: sexual, humorous, realistic, funny, gross out humor ...
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