Movies like Sorry to Bother You

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Sorry to Bother You (2018)
 7.0
 36K
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, black american, absurdism, social satire, business, monster, slave labor, anti capitalism, absurd humor, african american protagonist, dancing, horse, american football, party, money, success, friendship, halloween, marijuana, female nudity, sex scene, computer, running ...
Place: oakland california

Most similar movies to Sorry to Bother You

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, absurd, clever and melancholic films with plots about chase, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, sex and party mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Sorry to Bother You: Colossal (2016), Dear White People (2014), Chatterbox! (1977), The Love Factor (1969), Ted (2012). 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: absurd, surprise ending, melancholic, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: small town, alcoholic, mental breakdown, giant monster, giant robot, catastrophe, human monster, drinking, giant robots, monster, imagination, alternate reality ...
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: college, racism, social relations, interracial relations, college life, student life, society, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2011, year 1972
Place: usa, campus, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, female nudity, identity crisis, dating show, sexual humor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, absurdism, womanizer, performance, film within a film, greed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, striptease, listening device, mansion, signal, topless woman, being followed, injection, rape, undressing, pill, teleportation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 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, buddies, toy comes to life, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, party, adulthood, lifestyle change, wish come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, summer, marijuana, drug dealer, drug dealing, short shorts, infidelity, panties, sex, waitress, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: year 1991
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: not serious, humorous, dark humor, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, party, farce, end of the world, monster, celebrity, panic, survival, disorder, saint, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, sex, shopping mall, party, remote control, laser, survival, gory, murder, slasher, a.i., androids and robots ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, offbeat, semi serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: computer, virtual reality, escape from reality, future dystopia, cause and meaning, society, social misfits, uncover truth, computers and web, existentialism, power relations, hacker ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, parody, telekinesis, supernatural ability, nerd, laboratory, teenage love, prom, prank, experiment, experiment gone awry, high school life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, walking on water, tv news, ape, apostle, gorilla, father daughter relationship, computer, evangelist ...
Place: brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, offbeat, witty, biting, cynical ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, society, chaos, anti heroes, alien encounter, apocalypse, danger, repeated scene, martyr, watching television, men's toilet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, reunion, sarcasm, drinking, stupidity, foul language, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, christmas, couple relations, family gatherings, couples, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, prayer, nickname, drink ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, year 1946
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, not serious, surreal, offbeat, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, mormon, fight, sidekick, sex, star, pornography, fish out of water, innocence lost, wedding, secret, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, semi serious, witty, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: marriage, therapist, crumbling marriage, self discovery, help, weekend, discovery, escape, retreat, dilemma, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, obsession, mental illness, obsessed fan, women, defecation, woman, stalker, batman, toilet, insanity ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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: clever, witty, surreal, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, advertising executive, advertising agency, farce, advertising, self discovery, love and romance, couples, introspection, couple relations, mental illness, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: jerusalem, russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, supernatural ability, screwball, supernatural, down on your luck, romance, life is a bitch, rivalry, disorder, control room, toxic, radiation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, friendship, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, transformation, teamwork, poltergeist, female protagonist, ghosts, feminism, women, mad scientist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, big brother, community service, mentor, camping, womanizer, marijuana, party, dimwit, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: frame up, urination, memory, outlaw, jail, police officer killed, blood splatter, television, rock music, kidnapping, shotgun, absurdism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, clever, witty, not serious ...
Plot: dentist, office, exterminator, assassination, infidelity, masturbation, estrangement, workplace, dishonesty, unfulfillment, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, costa rica, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
36%
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, small town, hit on the head, female nudity, humanoid alien, sex scene, woman undressing, jealousy, alien, absurd humor, pie in the face, lynch mob
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, speaking german, screaming, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace, party, chef, drugs/alcohol, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, princess, kidnapping, gory, deadly creature, distant planet, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: nothing goes right, mad scientist, supernatural ability, espionage, manhunt, on the run, experiment gone awry, chases and races, undercover, disorder, secret agents, chase ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 53K
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, buddy comedy, captivating
Audience: teens, teen comedy, family outing
Plot: prom, chase, parent child relationship, adventure, couples, virginity, friendship, father daughter relationship, party, youth, escapades, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, attic, creature, search, shark, alcohol, parody, farce ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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