Movies like Sorry to Bother You

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Sorry to Bother You (2018)
 7.0
 25K
Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.
Style: dark humor
Plot: slavery, blood, poverty, absurdism, social satire, african american protagonist, anti capitalism, business, slave labor, monster, absurd humor, electronic music, half human, magazine cover, capitalism, lighting someone's cigarette, moral dilemma, watching a video, female bartender, spray paint, french fries, filling station, car radio, tear gas, labor strike ...
Place: oakland california

Most similar movies to Sorry to Bother You

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, clever and satirical films with plots about storytelling, catastrophe, chase, female nudity, dialogue, party and sex mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Sorry to Bother You: Colossal (2016), Chatterbox! (1977), The Love Factor (1969), This Is the End (2013), Zapped! (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.2
 47K
Colossal (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering.
Style: absurd, surprise ending, melancholic, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: alcoholic, small town, mental breakdown, giant monster, giant robot, catastrophe, human monster, drinking, giant robots, monster, imagination, alternate reality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 431
Chatterbox! (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A young woman who works in a beauty parlor discovers that her vagina can talk, which causes her no end of trouble.
Plot: vagina, absurd humor, female nudity, broken glasses, arrested, talking to oneself in a mirror, female objectification, sleeping naked, drinking champagne, character says i'm sorry, woman wearing glasses, lighting a candle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Love Factor (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Women around the globe begin disappearing when a renegade race of top-heavy aliens from the planet Angvia begin snatching them off the streets.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: alien, brainwashing, humanoid alien, sex slave, telegram, female spy, noose, secret mission, woman in bra, striptease, gloves, lighting a cigarette ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
 349K
This Is the End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, biting, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, party, actor, farce, chaos and mayhem, worldwide chaos, christianity, disorder, end of the world, celebrity, friendship, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 4.9
 5K
Zapped! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Peyton and Barney are fun loving high school students working on a science project with white mice. When one of the mice begins to move food toward itself with out touching it, Barney finds he has accidently discovered a formula for telekinetic ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, supernatural ability, teenage love, parody, telekinesis, laboratory, nerd, prom, prank, experiment, experiment gone awry, high school life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Dear White People (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, student film ...
Plot: college, racism, social relations, interracial relations, college life, student life, society, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, counterculture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, year 2012, year 2011
Place: usa, campus, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 522K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, buddies, couple relations, toy comes to life, friendship, party, teddy bear, wish come true, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, lifestyle change ...
Time: year 2012, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Chopping Mall (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of teenagers that work at the mall all get together for a late night party in one of the stores. When the mall goes on lock down before they can get out, the robot security system activates after a malfunction and goes on a killing spree. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, sex, shopping mall, laser, remote control, party, survival, gory, murder, slasher, a.i., androids and robots ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Brand New Testament (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 114 min.
Story: God lives in Brussels. On earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she ...
Style: surreal, melancholic, philosophical, reflective, absurd ...
Plot: god, death, religion, philosophy, father daughter relationship, ape, tv news, computer, apostle, evangelist, gorilla, walking on water ...
Place: brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 17K
Zardoz (1974)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
Style: futuristic, surreal, serious, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: immortality, rebellion, death wish, stowaway, cult, chaos, culture clash, a.i., savage, murder, sex, revolution ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Zero Theorem (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
Style: surreal, semi serious, offbeat, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: virtual reality, computer, hacker, obsessive quest, future dystopia, cause and meaning, misfit, society, social misfits, uncover truth, rebelliousness, computers and web ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, friendship, time machine, party, drugs/alcohol, reunion, friends, sarcasm, drinking, stupidity, foul language ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Girlfriend from Hell (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The inventor of the condom-- now God's bounty hunter- is tasked with tracking down and capturing the Devil, who has possessed the body of a high school wallflower in order to feed on human souls via sex.
Style: dark humor
Plot: possession, sex, sexual desire, devil, possessed woman, strip club, nun, stripper, sea, mirror, demonic possession, transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a planet in a distant galaxy, a power hungry Leprechaun, holds a beautiful alien princess hostage in order to marry her for her royal title. With her title and his beloved gold, he'll be able to rule the universe. While making his maniacal ...
Style: rough, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, princess, kidnapping, deadly creature, gory, vengeance, distant planet, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Saturday the 14th (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book that details a curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. Opening the book releases a band of monsters into the house and the family must join together to save ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, haunted house, book, will, dust, search, attic, creature, shark, alcohol, parody, farce ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 32K
Orgazmo (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Joe Young is a devout Mormon living in L.A. trying to raise enough money to go back to Utah and marry his girlfriend, Lisa. Joe is spreading the word about the church of Latter Day Saints one day when he's confronted by two burly bodyguards. A ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, surreal, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, mormon, sidekick, fight, sex, pornography, fish out of water, innocence lost, wedding, secret, star, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Girl from Monday (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A comic drama about a time in the near future when citizens are happy to be property traded on the stock exchange.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, witty, biting, cynical ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, society, chaos, anti heroes, alien encounter, apocalypse, danger, aphrodisiac, men's toilet, consumerism, bodily possession ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Terminal City Ricochet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its fullest to sell yet more needless junk to eager consumers; a ...
Plot: apathy, nutrition, punk rocker, hockey player, consumerism, rally, hockey stick, jail, shot in the head, shotgun, jail cell, explosion ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Book of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, dark humor, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: apocalypse, hotel, airport, bar, redemption, deal with the devil, save the world, human nature, legends and myths, religions or cults, good versus evil, imaginary ...
Place: new york, usa, jerusalem, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 178K
Ghostbusters (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Style: funny, absurd, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: female friendship, friendship, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, transformation, teamwork, poltergeist, female protagonist, ghosts, feminism, women, mad scientist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nothing Lasts Forever (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An artist fails a test and is required to direct traffic in New York City's Holland Tunnel. He winds up falling in love with a beautiful woman, who takes him to the moon on a Lunar Cruiser.
Style: surreal, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: moon, folk hero, bus, save the world, destiny, future dystopia, heroic mission, heroes, hopes, true love, miraculous event, fall in love ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hot Summer Nights (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen winds up in over his head while dealing drugs with a rebellious partner and chasing the young man's enigmatic sister during the summer of 1991 that he spends in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Plot: summer, coming of age, drug dealer, marijuana, drug dealing, transistor radio, watching someone, weather report, drive in restaurant, firefly, ketchup, bloody face ...
Time: year 1991
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.3
 19
Jealous Gods (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When three college students get their wishes granted, all hell breaks loose on campus. But after a rowdy week with their new superpowers, one of their classmates gets powers of her own -- including the power to correct all the damage they've ...
Plot: apocalypse, education, gender, philosophy, immortality, walrus, mind control, super powers, revenge, love
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.6
 405
School Spirit (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The only thing keeping Billy Batson from the girl of his dreams is one little condom -- or rather the lack of one. Lucky Billy finds one at an all-night roadhouse -- but speeding back to his girl, he is killed in a head-on collision with a truck. ...
Style: psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: condom, invisibility, school, ghost, shower, female nudity, breasts, teen sex comedy, arrested, barefoot on street, character says i'm sorry, kissing someone's hand ...
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Galactic Gigolo (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Eoj is an alien who won a game show and the grand prize is a trip to earth to have sex with as many earth women as he can. Hildy is a reporter who is writing a biography on Eoj's adventures.
Plot: sex, pie in the face, humanoid alien, lynch mob, woman undressing, jealousy, absurd humor, alien, hit on the head, small town, female nudity
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Modern Problems (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses to not only win her back, but to gain a little revenge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: vengeance, screwball, supernatural ability, supernatural, down on your luck, romance, life is a bitch, rivalry, disorder, control room, toxic, radiation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, end of the world, survival, apocalypse, comet, elevator, chase, chases and races, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
When Women Lost Their Tails (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: volcano, pig, polygamy, oppression, german, stupidity, fish, skeleton, severed head, snoring, club, fishing ...
Time: stone age, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Brewster McCloud (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream, but displays a unique way of treating ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, guardian angel, wings, serial killer, tour guide, vietnam war, crimes, deadly, obsessive quest, obsession, custody, drug abuse ...
Place: asia, texas, usa, vietnam, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.5
 208
Invisible Dad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doug Baily's father is weird, but a strange machine in the garage now makes him invisible too. It's a roller coaster ride of fun and hijinks as Doug tries to turn his invisible dad back to normal again.
Style: humorous, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family life, supernatural ability, family, parents and children, inventions and discoveries, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, family relations, disorder, supernatural ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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