Movies like Floundering

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Floundering (1994)
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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, dark humor, cynical, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, absurd, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, friendship, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, society, lifestyle, buddies, down on your luck, fictional reality, disorder, drug abuse, friends, addiction, anti hero, satire, rebelliousness, anti heroes, twentysomething life, unemployed, slacker
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, italy, venice, usa, europe, venice beach california, venice california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about friends, buddies, friendship, lifestyle, disorder, society and couples mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Floundering: My New Gun (1992), Pretty Bird (2008), American Cowslip (2009), The Cult of Sincerity (2008), 13 Moons (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, betrayal, society, unfulfillment, infidelity, couples, social decay, family problems, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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95%
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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 ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, americana, friendship, unemployment, partners, friends, buddies, desire for fame, obsessive quest, society, profanity, experimenting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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93%
American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: friends, life is a bitch, drug abuse, contests and competitions, ambition, addiction, drugs/alcohol, buddies, couples, siblings relations, eviction, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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76%
The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, cynical, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, society, friends, dull life, ambition, youth, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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69%
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13 Moons (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: performer's life, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, disorder, escapades, profanity, estrangement, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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67%
 5.0
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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, buddies, society, life turned upside down, social differences, nightlife, disorder, profanity, fight, friends, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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60%
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Cavemen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Cavemen" is a comedic film with a slight edge of drama revolving around the lives of somewhat single, somewhat unemployed guys living in a warehouse converted to living quarters in the 'Arts District' of Downtown Los Angeles, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light
Plot: friends, lifestyle, buddies, singleness, looking for love, love and romance, life philosophy, male female relationship, transformation, womanizer, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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60%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: birthday, friendship, family relations, friends, society, lifestyle, misfit, physical appearance, fake moustache, moustache, party, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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53%
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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: friendship, lifestyle, buddies, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, musician, slacker, disorder, friends, rock star, mansion, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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52%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, friendship, disorder, misfit, desire for fame, rivalry, nothing goes right, ego clash, partners, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
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51%
Hollywood Palms (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: betrayal, buddies, lifestyle, human nature, friendship, introspection, showbiz, hollywood, murder, twentysomething life, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, friends, disorder, youth, unlikely couple, odd couple, nothing goes right, lifestyle, introspection, small town, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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50%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, buddies, drugs/alcohol, sexual content, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa, los angeles, thailand, latin america ...
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49%
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Unemployed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jamal and Dex are two hapless out of work actors who come to terms with reality when they realize they've been pursuing their dreams for over ten years and still haven't booked a single speaking role. When the two run out of cash and face ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, nothing goes right, ambition, against the odds, fish out of water, disorder, couples, buddies, unlikely couple, love and romance, actor's life, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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48%
Late Last Night (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a fight with his wife, who's leaving him, Dan's day is getting worse by the minute. He calls an old friend for a night of binge drinking and intoxication. They start a cathartic ride through the city's underbelly.
Style: humorous, offbeat, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, golf, prostitute, crimes, nightlife, showbiz, love and romance, partners, buddies, lifestyle, legal action, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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48%
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: best friends, city life, best friend, singleness, lifestyle, hung over, twentysomething life, friends, nothing goes right, disorder, strong female presence, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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46%
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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46%
Santa Maradona (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unemployed young man finds his life turned upside down when he falls in love with a beautiful actress.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, lifestyle, buddies, human nature, youth, college, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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45%
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You and Your Stupid Mate (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Phillip (Phillips) and Geoffrey (Sampson) are two Aussie larrikins, whose lives centre around running the un-official "Sons and Surf" website...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, friends, partners, lifestyle, cons and scams, unemployment, escapades, nothing goes right, odd couple, misfit, party, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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44%
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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, light, entertaining ...
Plot: best friends, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, society, drug dealing, partners, misfit, crimes, social misfits, friends, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
RSO [Registered Sex Offender] (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There may be one thing worse than being a sex offender sent to prison: Being a sex offender released from prison. RSO tells the story of one offender's unlikely rehabilitation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: rehabilitation, life is a bitch, hopes, society, down on your luck, existentialism, fictional reality show, sex maniac, brother brother relationship, pariah, therapy, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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43%
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We the Party (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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43%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, dark humor, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, disorder, nothing goes right, best friends, crimes, friends, car accident, surgery, grief, buddies, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Dark Backward (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the "comedian" grows a third arm out of his back, the ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, bad taste humour
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, talent agent, misfit, rise to the top, young lovers, lifestyle, love and romance, singleness, experiment gone awry, obsession, fish out of water, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
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41%
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, change of luck, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, gambling, jealousy, feud, money, submachine gun, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
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41%
It's Under My Skin (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: humorous, touching, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, lifestyle, family relations, friends, society, culture clash, male nudity, adoption, african american, abandoned baby, delicatessen, animal shelter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, down on your luck, urban, male female relationship, plagiarism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, ironic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, dream, star trek, satire, stereotypes, lifestyle, obsession, love triangle, addiction, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: buddies, friends, disorder, misfit, crimes, society, christmas, show, life is a bitch, social misfits
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
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35%