Movies like Sorry to Bother You

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Sorry to Bother You (2018)
 7.0
 40K
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, black american, poverty, dancing, horse, business, monster, american football, party, money, success, friendship, halloween, marijuana, female nudity, sex scene, computer, running, book, gun, betrayal, break up, old man, african american ...
Place: oakland california

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Most similar movies to Sorry to Bother You

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, melancholic, clever and absurd films with plots about chase, friendship, sex, cigarette smoking, female nudity, mentor and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Sorry to Bother You: Colossal (2016), Dear White People (2014), Chatterbox! (1977), Ted (2012), Hot Summer Nights (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 49K
Colossal (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: surprise ending, absurd, melancholic, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: small town, alcoholic, giant monster, giant robot, mental breakdown, human monster, monster, drinking, catastrophe, giant robots, remote control, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, student film ...
Plot: racism, college, society, student life, interracial relations, college life, social relations, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, gay kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, year 2011, year 2012
Place: campus, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.2
 473
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, hysterical woman, coach, breakfast in bed, cigar smoking, crying, mother daughter relationship, friend, restaurant, aspiring singer, topless woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 533K
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, funny, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, party, buddies, toy comes to life, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, lifestyle change, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1985, 2010s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: coming of age, drug dealer, marijuana, summer, drug dealing, eating, cigarette smoking, flashback, bar, listening to music, money, drinking ...
Time: 1990s, year 1991
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, elevator, dog, apology, flashback, spy, telephone call, rooftop, chase, strong female character, criminal, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 357K
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, dark humor, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, party, farce, survival, disorder, monster, end of the world, panic, celebrity, saint, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, captivating, thought provoking, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: computer, escape from reality, virtual reality, hacker, power relations, social misfits, future dystopia, mathematics, society, totalitarianism, computer system, computer genius ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, biting, cynical, stylized, witty ...
Plot: alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, anti heroes, danger, apocalypse, society, chaos, choking, student, chase, friend ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, sex, murder, survival, remote control, party, shopping mall, laser, slasher, gory, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, doctor, song, elevator, escape, vacuum cleaner, running, bullet, singing ...
Place: brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 16K
Comet (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: meteor shower, love affair, romance, unlikely couple, imaginary, love and romance, couple relations, parallel world, couples, love, parallel universe, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Love the Coopers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, christmas, couples, disorder, family gatherings, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, nothing goes right, dementia, camera, promise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, year 1946
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Plot: suicide attempt, social media, mental illness, obsession, obsessed fan, women, wine, drinking, camera, bar, telephone call, bathtub ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, prom, parody, telekinesis, nerd, laboratory, teenage love, supernatural ability, supernatural, power relations, social relations, prodigy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, time machine, friendship, party, reunion, bet, bully, midlife crisis, casual sex, cold war, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 33K
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, offbeat, surreal, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, pornography, fight, sidekick, sex, mormon, star, culture clash, innocence lost, misfit, showbiz, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 210K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, mentor, friendship, high school, marijuana, party, community service, camping, big brother, dimwit, womanizer, geek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.0
 5K
Schizopolis (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man works for the unpleasant guru of a Scientology-like movement.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: dentist, infidelity, masturbation, office, assassination, exterminator, workplace, workplace situations, communication problem, unfulfillment, sexual relations, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, rhode island, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: witty, clever, offbeat, surreal, biting ...
Plot: advertising, farce, nervous breakdown, advertising executive, advertising agency, couples, couple relations, workplace situations, introspection, mental illness, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: jerusalem, russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 184K
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, ghosts, friendship, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, transformation, teamwork, poltergeist, female protagonist, feminism, mad scientist, women ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 31K
The One I Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two ...
Style: surreal, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic, emotional ...
Plot: marriage, moral dilemma, family problems, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, betrayal, infidelity, husband wife relationship, magic, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 57K
Blockers (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When three parents discover their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, captivating, buddy comedy
Audience: teens, teen comedy, family outing
Plot: prom, chase, parent child relationship, friendship, adventure, couples, virginity, party, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, teenager, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.8
 83K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: restaurant, friendship, party, workplace romance, waiter, employer employee relationship, speaking german, screaming, chef, workplace, buddies, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: escape, shot in the chest, politics, prison, gun, newspaper headline, drug use, violence, corruption, death, faked death, election ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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.
Style: sexy
Plot: sex, hit on the head, female nudity, small town, jealousy, absurd humor, alien, lynch mob, humanoid alien, pie in the face, woman undressing, sex scene
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Man Who Wasn't There (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A minor diplomatic functionary stumbles upon a formula for invisibility.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the run, heroes, supernatural ability, disorder, undercover, manhunt, mad scientist, danger, nothing goes right, experiment gone awry, chases and races, secret agents ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beach Babes 2: Cave Girl Island (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Xena, Luna, and Sola leave Malibu but return to earth unexpectedly when Xena sneezes and crash lands them on a desert isle. After being threatened by dinosaurs and having a few close encounters with some primitive stud muffins, they tangle with the ...
Style: sexy
Plot: beach, male nudity, homoeroticism, hunchback, dinosaur, megalomaniac, orgy, anal sex, male underwear, erotica, female nudity, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, offbeat
Plot: aging, childhood, love and romance, coming of age, friendship, siblings relations, family relations, haunted by the past, mistaken identity, family life, couples, social differences ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: germany, europe, egypt, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 166K
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and hopefully save New York City from a new paranormal threat.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slime, supernatural, mayor, rescue, ghost, museum, danger, courtroom, single mother, reincarnation, painting, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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