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The Best and the Brightest (2010)
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The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the lengths they must go to in order to get their five-year-old daughter into school.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: obsession, couple relations, kindergarten, farce, disorder, parents and children, ambition, moral dilemma, blind ambition, dishonesty, hidden identity, mistaken identity, family relations, couples
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films with plots about disorder, couples, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, silly humor and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Best and the Brightest: Good Intentions (2010), My Man Is a Loser (2014), All Relative (2014), A Boss in the Living Room (2014), Dirty Movie (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Good Intentions (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters into her own hands - things quickly go awry! ...
Style: not serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, crime gone awry, couples, hidden identity, small town, family life, parents and children, disorder, lifestyle, eccentric family, small town life, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: couple relations, buddies, couples, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor, friends, playboy, womanizer, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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79%
A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, fish out of water, life turned upside down, family life, culture clash, couple relations, family relations, misfit, society, dishonesty, disorder, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Dirty Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue (Christopher Meloni) is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, filmmaking, disorder, buddies, farce, silly humor, friends, media, nudity (full frontal - brief), masturbation, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, filmmaking, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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70%
Punching the Clown (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical songwriter comes to Los Angeles and puts his life's work in jeopardy.
Style: humorous, satirical, captivating, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: showbiz, mistaken identity, media, rising to stardom, ambition, musician's life, overnight success, farce, down on your luck, change of luck, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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70%
Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Patrice O'Neal is one of the funniest, most respected comedians working today. You know him from his recurring roles on The Office and Arrested Development, as host of VH1's Web Junk 20, as a featured guest on Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn. ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty
Plot: couples, theater, society, racism, stand up comedian, humour, profanity, stand up, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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67%
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Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Rosie O'Donnell speaks straight from--and to--the heart in this stand-up special that delivers hilarious anecdotes about her family and details about the heart attack that changed her life. Other topics include: the headaches and joys of ...
Style: talky, not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, strong female presence, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians, couples, stand up comedian, humour, stand up special, life, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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66%
Dealin' with Idiots (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, Max Morris, a famous comedian, decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: family relations, baseball, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, social relations, ambition, writer's life, parents and children, baseball team, father son relationship, mother son relationship, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, lifestyle, rivalry, contests and competitions, rock paper scissors, feminist, steroids, museum
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Almost Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Kyle returns from his stag-do with a sexually transmitted disease, he's left unable to have sex with his fiancée Lydia in the run-up to their wedding.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: couple relations, couples, dishonesty, buddies, infidelity, disorder, friends, sexually transmitted disease, sexual content, wedding, male nudity, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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59%
Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place - The Play (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family life, family problems, couples, family relations, disorder, couple relations, parents and children, strong female presence, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, african american protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family problems, estrangement, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Mail Order Wife (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A documentarian funds a NYC doorman's Asian mail order bride in exchange for the right to film the experience.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, couple relations, fish out of water, manipulation, obsession, adultery, deception, sexual abuse, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this non- stop hilarious ride we follow a struggling Movie Studio that is willing to do anything to make a buck even if it means ruining its reputation, and running the Movie Industry into the ground. This film has everything that an audience ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, ironic, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, media, artists and showbiz, media satire, showbiz, unfulfillment, downfall, ambition, blind ambition, nothing goes right, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, family problems, family relations, estate, family life, eccentric family, disorder, master and servant, family gatherings, unfulfillment, parents and children, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Where the #$&% Is Santa? (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the midst of a trip to Finland to find the perfect Christmas gift for his wife, Missy, skateboarding superstar MTV personality Bam Margera is struck by inspiration to find the elusive Santa clause.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disorder, friends, buddies, escapades, silly humor, prank, farce, christmas, north pole, santa claus, trick, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, antarctica
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54%
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Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: strong sexual content, rivalry, contests and competitions, disorder, chaos, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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53%
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Rock Slyde (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Between trying to get Judy Bee (Elaine Hendrix) back and tracking down a sexy client's stalker, droll Det. Rock Slyde (Patrick Warburton) has his hands full in this comedy that also stars Rena Sofer and includes cameos by Jason Alexander, Brian ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, disorder, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, riddles and clues, religious cult, mind control, power relations, sexual content, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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51%
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Women Who Kill (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: It's okay to feel intimidated - it's one night out with four talented women who are probably smarter than you, most likely sexier than you and definitely funnier than you. Top comediennes and close friends Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: strong female presence, couples, racism, dark humor, couple relations, society, battle of the sexes, gender, sexual relations, feminism, theater, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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51%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, road movie, witty, not serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: farce, family relations, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, self discovery, couple relations, misfit partners, partners, track down, uncover truth, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, michigan, usa, san diego california ...
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Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, unlikely couple, disorder, fall in love, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, society, friendship, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, parents and children, family relations, family life, couple relations, couples, family, wife, stand up comedian, comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, performer's life, twentysomething life, couple relations, down on your luck, plagiarism, dog, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
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The World's Greatest Lover (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: filmmaking, mistaken identity, suffocation, silly humor, heist, disorder, lifestyle, hidden identity, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 1920s
Place: usa
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Upswing (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Katri and Janne want to make a trip, which none of their friends have made. They end up in Jakomäki.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hidden identity, fish out of water, disorder, cons and scams, farce, rich and poor, social differences, dark humor, society, dishonesty, bad trip, tourism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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Nature Calls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Polar-opposite brothers Randy and Kirk never saw eye-to-eye, but their rivalry is taken to a new level when Randy hijacks Kirk's son's sleepover, taking the boys on a Scout Trip to remember.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: camping, disorder, scout, family relations, camp, parents and children, youth, camping trip, wilderness, sexual content, kids in trouble, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jeff Dunham is back in his much-anticipated fourth concert event, with all-new material and unparalleled comedy that surpasses his record-breaking specials Arguing with Myself, Spark of Insanity, and A Very Special Christmas Special. All the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, clever
Plot: disorder, puppet, ventriloquist, silly humor, artists and showbiz, stand up special, spectacle, fast talker, sketch, live audience
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Moms' Night Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: not serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, parenthood, couples, best friends, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, friends, escapades, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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