Movies like Pretty Bird

If you like "Pretty Bird" you are looking for semi serious, humorous and realistic movies about / with friendship, disorder, americana, dark humor, friends, partners and unemployment themes of Comedy genre shot in USA.
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Pretty Bird (2008)
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of American dreams and delusions.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, sentimental, feel good, light, captivating, melancholic
Plot: friendship, disorder, americana, dark humor, friends, partners, unemployment, buddies, desire for fame, ambition, nasa, obsessive quest, society, small town, unfulfillment, experimenting, profanity, murder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Pretty Bird

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, light and semi serious films with plots about friends, buddies, friendship, disorder, partners, society and profanity mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Pretty Bird: A True Story (2013), Cruisin' (2014), Hollidaysburg (2014), Made in Estonia (2003), Get a Job (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, biting ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, friends, buddies, showbiz, hollywood, partners, writer's life, desire for fame, rivalry, screenwriter, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Cruisin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Comedy - Devin Begley, Destiny Monique, Amanda Nix, Liana Mendoza, Noel Gugliemi
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friendship, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, buddies, social differences, disorder, profanity, nightlife, fight, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, youth, reunion, homecoming, society, college, small town life, small town, female director, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Made in Estonia (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Estonia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fantasy and reality dance a wicked tango in this quirky comedy about the misadventures of Mill and Norm, two talented radio actors in Estonia.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: radio show, love and romance, buddies, friendship, love triangle, actor's life, lifestyle, partners, performer's life, radio announcer, dark humor, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: You may see one show, but you haven't senn them all! Following on from the amazingly successful JAY AND SILENT BOB TEA BAGGING IN THE UK, Fast-talking, foul mouthed Jay and his "hetero life partner' Silent Bob return with their second ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, buddies, odd couple, partners, misfit partners, friends, filmmaking, friendship, profanity, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
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69%
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Get a Job (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to save his own job, an employment agent has to find work for the most unemployable man on Maui.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: unemployment, workplace situations, adult as child, friends, disorder, workplace, partners, goofy hero, racial stereotype, wedding, farce, hawaiian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii
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68%
Who's Your Monkey? (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Jacksonville, Florida, four friends since grade school who are now in their early 30s face the challenges of adulthood: Hutto is about to become a father, Laith is intimidated by his girlfriend's sexuality, a grieving Bobby drinks heavily ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, disorder, nothing goes right, best friends, crimes, friends, dark humor, surgery, car accident, grief, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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66%
Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, partners, dealing with death, buddies, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, thailand, asia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: buddies, couples, couple relations, nothing goes right, silly humor, disorder, friends, playboy, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, profanity, sexual content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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61%
Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After living for years as a struggling artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends – Billy, Rocks and Gunderson – to help him retrace their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, best friends, cause and meaning, buddies, reunion, family relations, getting home, painter, romance, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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60%
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The Nugget (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: gold, ambition, disorder, couple relations, social misfits, partners, crime gone awry, buddies, nothing goes right, cons and scams, treasure hunt, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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60%
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Killer Bud (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After losing another job, two idiots embark on an adventure of mythic proportion: to acquire "Feed Bags," the discontinued entire-meal-in-a-bag, to impress their two equally dim-witted dates. When the only convenience store in town that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: buddies, best friends, nothing goes right, heist, crimes, society, misfit, social misfits, partners, drug dealing, unemployment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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60%
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Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, friends, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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58%
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Rid of Me (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scathing black comedy of embarrassment that charts the emotional breakdown and rebirth of a woman ripe for self-discovery.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, hopes, punk, dark humor, rejection, misfit, girl power, divorce, breakup, strong female presence, satire, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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58%
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Harris Malden wears his insecurity on his face in a curious disguise for everyone to see. No one in the neighborhood, not even his best friend Paul or his brother Melvin, has the heart to tell him how ridiculous he looks with the thick black line ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Plot: birthday, friendship, society, lifestyle, family relations, friends, physical appearance, misfit, fake moustache, moustache, party, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Freeloaders (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Slackers who live for free in a rock star's mansion find that their ride on the gravy train is coming to an end with the sale of their pal's residence.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating, porno movie
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, celebrity culture, life turned upside down, buddies, slacker, musician, friends, disorder, rock star, mansion, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, buddies, friends, journey, graphic violence, misfit, partners, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, friendship, lifestyle, society, down on your luck, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, dark humor, buddies, disorder, fictional reality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, italy, usa, europe, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, dark humor, life is a bitch, odd couple, introspection, couple relations, buddies, partners, power relations, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, semi autobiographical
Plot: hollywood, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, disability, wish come true, youth, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
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55%
Kicking the Dog (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: college, friendship, dog, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, partners, buddies, party, friends, nightlife, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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53%
That's What She Said (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Longtime best friends Bebe and DeeDee are both wrestling with love. Bebe has met someone new and is in the exuberant phase of a budding romance. DeeDee is trying to move on from someone she can’t forget – mostly in destructive ways. As Bebe ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: city life, best friends, best friend, lifestyle, singleness, disorder, hung over, twentysomething life, friends, nothing goes right, strong female presence, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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52%
The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, true love, friendship, friends, misfit, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, homecoming, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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49%
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Living Will... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will's best friend and roommate Belcher, (Ryan Dunn) a party bum slacker, returns from the dead as a cocky, mischievous, and perverted ghost. He soon discovers his cousin, Krista, has shacked up and moved in with his best friend, Will. Belcher ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, buddies, silly humor, supernatural, imaginary, friends, afterlife, couples, rivalry, friendship, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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49%
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Gamers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gamers is a comedy about the lives of four slacker friends (and one obsessive interloper) living at home, -"with my parents... it's just temporary... 'til they die"- working in the real world but playing in a fantasy world. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, rivalry, obsessive quest, friends, dark humor, curses spells and rituals, obsession, farce, lsd, role playing, racism, ku klux klan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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47%
Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, rivalry, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, nothing goes right, farce, save the day, journey, debt, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bubbles and the other boys get a letter from a TPB fan club president in Minneapolis, Minnesota to do a live show at the State Theatre for Christmas. Ricky goes along with it to make nice with Santa Jesus God after a rough-up the previous year, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friends, buddies, disorder, crimes, society, misfit, christmas, show, social misfits, life is a bitch
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Where the #$&% 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disorder, friends, escapades, buddies, silly humor, profanity, farce, prank, christmas, trick, north pole, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
How to Be a Gentleman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: How to Be a Gentleman, inspired by the book of the same name, is a comedy about the unlikely friendship between a traditional, refined writer and an unrefined personal trainer. Andrew Carlson (David Hornsby) is an etiquette columnist whose devotion ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, odd couple, newspaper columnist, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, friends, columnist, school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, friends, buddies, youth, disorder, teenage life, hip hop, silly humor, profanity, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%