Movies like Dumbbells

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Dumbbells (2014)
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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, buddies, workplace situations, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, friends, misfit, social misfits, boss and employee, bitch, actor, banker, cult, actor playing himself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about friends, buddies, society, disorder, friendship, workplace and workplace situations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Dumbbells: Live Nude Girls (2014), A True Story (2013), Cavemen (2013), Carpool Guy (2005), Pretty Bird (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Live Nude Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Shane inherits a gentleman's club from his estranged uncle, he leaves his Midwestern home for Los Angeles. Run by a booze hound and employing a dozen out of control strippers, Shane must do everything he can to save the club from ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, disorder, boss and employee, nightclub, bankruptcy, sex scene, strip club, drug use, stripper, save the day, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, entertaining, light, suspense ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, buddies, friends, hollywood, showbiz, partners, desire for fame, writer's life, rivalry, screenwriter, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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73%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: office, workplace, rivalry, odd couple, workplace intrigue, rich and poor, traffic jam, power relations, ambition, homeless, friendship, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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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64%
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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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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56%
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Down Dog (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 32 min.
Story: A handsome, carefree yoga instructor has breezed through life, women, and jobs, but when he breaks up with his girlfriend -- who's also his partner at their successful yoga studio -- he's forced to face reality for the first time. A ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: friends, disorder, silly humor, workplace, buddies, fish out of water, twentysomething life, workplace situations, dog, policewoman, business partner, wedding reception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, friends, youth, homecoming, reunion, society, college, small town life, small town, female director, film starts with sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, overnight success, follow your dream, writer's life, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, hopes, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, disorder, vengeance, high school, youth, society, coming of age, rivalry, teenage life, misfit, prank, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, buddies, cause and meaning, reunion, family relations, romance, painter, getting home, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
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Plot: society, friendship, workplace situations, couple relations, culture clash, workplace, disorder, couples, social satire, fish out of water, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Da' Booty Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tyrone Johnson is in jail. As a result his sister Yolanda, an exotic dancer, inherits Tyrone's struggling hair salon business. She first sees the shop as a burden and waste of her time and puts the shop up for sale. But Yolanda eventually sees ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, society, follow your dream, workplace, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, independent woman, store, exotic dancer, anti heroes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: boss and employee, addiction, couples, workplace, family relations, parents and children, fired, boss, therapist, layoff, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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White T (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rapping twins Herbert (Jerod Mixon) and Henry (Jamal Mixon) get a shot at stardom when they purchase a prize-winning T-shirt that lands them a chance to perform alongside a hip-hop legend, but they find their dreams going up in flames when their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: ambition, rivalry, twins, society, hip hop, contests and competitions, social misfits, adventurer, comedy duo, urban setting, performance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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44%
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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, contemplative, light ...
Plot: unemployment, workplace situations, disorder, friends, adult as child, goofy hero, partners, workplace, racial stereotype, wedding, farce, hawaiian
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Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, absurd ...
Plot: law firm, workplace, nothing goes right, fighting the system, disorder, introspection, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, down on your luck, obnoxious boss, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Nora's Hair Salon II (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The hilarious cast of Nora's Hair Salon is back in this outrageous, bust-a-gut comedy! Featuring familiar faces and fresh new names, Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above will have you cutting up all over again! As co-owner of Nora's Hair ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, society, family relations, friends, friendship, workplace situations, city life, estrangement, beauty salon, urban, barbershop, black cast
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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42%
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, light, feel good
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Pool Party (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's your standard guy-fails-bar-exam-loses-girlfriend-works-for-a-lunatic-and-is-stalked-by-a-monkey-clown story ...with a twist.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, boss and employee, silly humor, farce, sexual relations, couples, friends, workplace, lifestyle, pool party, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, rivalry, partners, buddies, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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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40%
Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: hollywood, follow your dream, desire for fame, workplace, buddies, friends, showbiz, workplace situations, personal assistant, celebrity, breaking and entering, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, on the road, computers and web, obsessive quest, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, misfit partners, friends, video game, gamer, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Southbound Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz and his friends take a road trip after discovering his landlord's plot to kill the creator of the Showboy magazine. Chaz must choose between his beloved magazines, his best friends, the girl of his dreams, or saving an innocent man's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friends, buddies, on the road, moral dilemma, slacker, road trip, magazine, garage, convention, bar
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, fame, tv star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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40%