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The Pad and How to Use It (1966)
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The Pad and How to Use It (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man, who lives alone in his apartment, finds his ideal woman while going to the symphony. He dates her and brings her to his pad, only to find out she came to the symphony on a ticket she got from a co-worker.
Plot: loneliness, depression, sad ending, introvert, best friend, cooking, flirting, first date, drunkenness, frustration, misunderstanding, symphony, apartment, shy man, crying man, man crying, record

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and clever films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, culture clash, dialogue, drunkenness, pornography and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Pad and How to Use It: Boeing Boeing (1985), Wedding Band (1989), Fish People (2001), The Odd Couple (1968), Better Living (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 972
Boeing Boeing (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie is an adaptation of the 1960 French play of the same name and is considered to be a cult comedy classic in Malayalam. It was also one of the first commercial successes of the Mohanlal-Mukesh-Priyadarashan team. Shyam (Mohanlal) is a ...
Style: remake of american film
Plot: rival, apartment, friends who hate each other, cook, womanizer, fiance fiancee relationship, stewardess, infidelity, rivalry, cooking, rivals
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95%
 3.3
 106
Wedding Band (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A couple who both work at wedding receptions encounter complications when they decide to marry.
Plot: rock song, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, gay slur, wedding planner, musical performance, wedding, regret, gay joke, breakup, daydreamer, fiancee ...
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74%
 4.6
 366
Fish People (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of guys face the problems of daily life in a shared house
Plot: apartment, masturbation, teenager, friendship, student, toilet, male bonding, best friend, youth, twenty something, dissociative identity disorder, male friendship ...
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73%
 7.7
 32K
The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: earnest, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, suicide attempt, odd couple, poker game, family problems, indoor, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, buddies, partners, misfit ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.4
 127
Better Living (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy about families, the elements that bind them together, and about hope in the face of hardship.
Plot: home improvement, father daughter relationship, lawyer, survivalist, sex, mother daughter relationship, jackhammer, cooking, excavation, public defender, ex-cop, family reunited ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, couple relations, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, odd couple, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, parody, witty, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, friendship, rivalry, tv show in film, nervous breakdown, new job, stupidity, workplace, career, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hook, Line And Sinker (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Told he is terminally ill, an insurance executive (Jerry Lewis) goes on a credit-card spending spree--and then learns his medical diagnosis was a mistake. This 1969 comedy, directed by George Marshall, also stars Anne Francis, Peter Lawford and ...
Plot: doctor, debt, cigarette smoking, life insurance, disguise, dance, dog, shaving, dancer, corpse, mother daughter relationship, infidelity ...
Place: lisbon portugal
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42%
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Critic's Choice (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage. Based on ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: psychologist, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, relationship vs career, couple relations, couples, critic, theatre director, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female friendship, prom, reunion, switching roles, love and romance, self discovery, friendship, party, high school, friendship between women, deception, fashion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, los angeles, beverly hills ...
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40%
 6.0
 64K
Sisters (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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
Plot: sisters, childhood home, reunion, family relations, party, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, damage, female friendship, female protagonist, foul language, bad temper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, orlando florida, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Burning Down the House (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck film director sets fire to his home so he can collect the insurance money and fund his new movie. But crime apparently does pay, because once the rumor mill gets wind of his plans, everyone suddenly wants a slice of his new ...
Plot: scam, hollywood, actress, director, arson
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual ...
Style: semi autobiographical, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, jewish family, great depression, youth, parents and children, gambling, siblings relations, eccentric family, love and romance, breaking the fourth wall, jewish ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ginger Ale Afternoon (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse is nine months pregnant and lives with her underemployed husband Hank in a dilapidated mobile home in a rusty trailer park. During an afternoon of talk, Jesse discovers that Hank has been spending time with Bonnie, their young, bovine ...
Plot: white trash, pregnancy, female nudity, topless, trailer park, trailer trash
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shy of Normal: Tales of New Life Experiences (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An author (Brinke Stevens) cures her struggle with writer's block by making up funny short stories about random people she sees in public.
Style: cult film
Plot: family relations, barefoot, lesbian, husband wife relationship, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Just as San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is set to get married, her absentee father arrives, disrupting the household of his ex-wife. Is he there to break up the wedding? Or to steal back his ex-wife? Or is Pogo finally ready to be a ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: human nature, parents and children, family life, romance, love and romance, wedding, estrangement, couples, breakup, family relations, rancher, cowboy boots ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 48
Up Yours (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tenants share wild times in a Hollywood apartment building.
Style: parody, erotic, sex comedy
Plot: satire, apartment, tenant, building, female nudity, vignette, apartment building, exploitation, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Misery Loves Company (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: MISERY LOVES COMPANY is a film about personal growth and emotional understanding in the guise of a dark romantic comedy. Brian Norton (Peter O'Brien) is a broken-hearted projectionist with a chip on his shoulder. After getting dumped by his ...
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: breakup, friend, depression, broken heart, friends, love and romance, friendship, relationships, underground, outsider, music, young adult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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For a Good Time, Call... (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: College "frenemies" Lauren and Katie move in together after losing a relationship and rent control, respectively. Sharing Katie's late grandmother's apartment in New York City, the girls bicker with each other until one fateful ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: phone sex, friendship, lifestyle, adult virgin, drugs/alcohol, female friendship, friendship between women, roommate, telephone call, lesbian subtext, masturbation, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
What's New Pussycat (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of his own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, couples, womanizer, catastrophe, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, self discovery, doctors and patients, power relations, disorder, fashion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Romanoff and Juliet (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Political satire has Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet story updated for the cold war era, with the children of the US and Russian ambassadors falling in love.
Plot: un, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, diplomacy, politics
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 131
Icing (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Explosive conversational comedy based on the successful theater plays, which takes place one evening in a remote local pub, during the match of Ice Hockey World Championship. What can happen and can be told, when the kidnapped bride is getting drunk ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, funny, witty, romanticism ...
Plot: bridesmaid, wedding, groom, secret lover, breaking the fourth wall, gay best friend, friendship between men, best friend, unfaithful husband, lesbian sex, voyeur, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: iron curtain, farce, nothing goes right, clergy, dishonesty, political unrest, goofy hero, screwball, disorder, conspiracy, silly humor, espionage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Norman... Is That You? (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Parents (Redd Foxx, Pearl Bailey) discover their son is gay and lives in Hollywood with his white lover (Dennis Dugan).
Style: sex comedy
Plot: black lgbt, bookstore, apple, suitcase, underwear, cigar smoking, bus, book, vodka, kitchen, fainting, father son relationship ...
Place: los angeles, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
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Generation (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jim Bolton, a well-off businessman from Chicago hears that his daughter Doris is pregnant in New York. Since he did not even know she was seeing anyone he fears the worst. Unbeknownst to him, his daughter and the father of his grandchild, Walter ...
Plot: pregnant daughter, home birth, pregnant woman, father daughter relationship, pregnant wife, pregnancy, pregnant bride, generation gap, childbirth, baby born, expectant father
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 39K
The Party (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hrundi V. Bakshi, an accident-prone actor from India, is accidentally put the name on the guest list for an upcoming party at the home of a Hollywood film director. Unfortunately, from the moment he arrives, one thing after another goes wrong with a ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, culture clash, hollywood, party, misunderstanding, boss and employee, farce, clumsy, power relations, high society, chaos and mayhem, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 865
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, screwball, workplace, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, forgery, innocence lost, workplace situations, cons and scams, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Inspired by Neil Simon's early career experience as a junior writer for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Sid Caesar/Jackie Gleason-like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including ...
Plot: television, drugs, restaurant
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, friendship between men, rivalry, male friendship, sport, social relations, buddies, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete's life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1980, 70s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Total Frat Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie Martin, a JI whose fraternity gets kicked off campus after it takes the rap for a rival fraternity gone awry. Three years later, Charlie and the remaining brothers must throw the greatest rush event to recruit a new pledge class and bring ...
Style: intense, humorous, light, talky, captivating ...
Plot: frat party, fraternity, party, college, older woman younger man relationship, conspiracy, friendship between men, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret mission, drugged, death of father, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%