Movies like Strange Brew

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Strange Brew (1983)
 6.7
 17K
Strange Brew (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug Mackenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do so, they must confront the suspicious Brewmeister Smith and two teams of vicious hockey players.
Style: humorous, parody, feel good, witty, not serious, psychotronic, funny, clever, absurd, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, rescue, satire, chase, heroes, kidnapping, friends, crimes, misfit, escapades, rivalry, mind game, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, partners, disorder, siblings relations, silly humor, assassination, buddies, dishonesty, obsessive quest, goofy hero, cons and scams, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

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Most similar movies to Strange Brew

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, not serious and funny films with plots about disorder, farce, mentor, dialogue, chase, brutality and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Strange Brew: Screwed (2000), Dragnet (1987), Johnny Dangerously (1984), Ruthless People (1986), Brain Donors (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
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Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, fish out of water, comedy of errors, friendship, nothing goes right, vengeance, hostage, cons and scams, disorder, misfit, partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 34K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, parody, satirical, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, crimes, goofy hero, investigation, working undercover, chase, disguise, rescue, undercover, police detective, buddy cop, speech impediment ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Style: humorous, funny, light, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, rise to the top, goofy hero, crime boss, bandit, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, 1910s, 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, farce, businessman, mistress, yuppie, vengeance, manipulation, silly humor, down on your luck, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams, misfit, goofy hero, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, light, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: farce, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 186K
Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, space battle, farce, princess, woman in danger, daring rescue, heroic mission, master villain, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Splitting Heirs (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, inheritance, disorder, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, switching roles, dishonesty, lawyer, incest, british, indians, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 80s
Place: england, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 3.0
 3K
Lady Killers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, partners, buddies, friends, intrigue, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, disorder, cons and scams, loss of fortune, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 7K
Freaked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, stylized, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, escapades, mad scientist, rivalry, betrayal, goofy hero, countryside, nothing goes right, heroes, farce, silly humor, spoiled brat ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 5K
Scotland, PA (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, parody, not serious, witty ...
Plot: murder, restaurant, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, farce, couple relations, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, law enforcement, business venture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, hidden identity, dishonesty, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 32K
Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gangsters, mistaken identity, accountant, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, goofy hero, going straight, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Nude Bomb (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The KAOS organisation has developed a bomb that can dissolve all clothing. Maxwell Smart is brought in to foil this evil plot.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, government agency, race against time, escapades, save the day, save the world, goofy hero, master villain, disorder, heroic mission, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: farce, murder, friendship, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, disability, false accusation, witness, deaf, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 6K
Crimewave (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fed up of his business partner, Ernest Trend hires the services of two exterminators. When things go drastically wrong and they murder the wrong man, the race is on to frame an innocent video surveillance man.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, parody, surprise ending ...
Plot: hitman, false accusation, murder, screwball, crimes, disorder, friends, mistaken identity, down on your luck, unfulfilled love, fish out of water, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, money, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, harvard university, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bumbling cop Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: farce, police, president, white house, race against time, good versus evil, usa president, police investigation, renewed love, environmental health, cliche, impersonating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Club Paradise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Chicago firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small Caribbean island, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort. Together they renovate the resort and lure tourists to Club Paradise in an effort to fight off corrupt officials ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: nude beach, island, resort, reggae, looking for sex, farce, fish out of water, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 21K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 10K
RocketMan (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, inspirational, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, goofy hero, race against time, space and aliens, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Farce of the Penguins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, looking for love, disorder, escapades, rescue, buddies, fish out of water, penguins, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Perennially stoned Cheech and Chong tear through the city of Los Angeles, causing trouble wherever they go. After Cheech loses his job, the two pot enthusiasts head to the welfare offices where Cheech's girlfriend, Donna, works. Instead of ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, space and aliens, weed, drug abuse, friends, disorder, screwball, silly humor, friendship, fish out of water, addiction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, interracial relations, crimes, bad cop, social differences, resort, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, buddies, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Russians need help in dealing with the Mafia and so they seek help with the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: farce, mafia, undercover, police academy, commander, police investigation, chase, gangsters, crimes, video game, power relations, computer virus ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 21K
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, witness protection, fbi, fbi agent, hitman, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, hidden identity, small town life, district attorney, small town, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 7K
The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, cowboy, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, escapades, robbery, adventure, train, friends, kidnapping, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Get Smart, Again! (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: KAOS has invented a weather machine so Maxwell Smart and Agent 99 are called back into action to foil this evil plan.
Style: parody, not serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, escapades, save the world, chase, nothing goes right, master villain, undercover, rivalry, androids and robots, heroes, race against time, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 3K
High Life (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's 1983, and hopeless junkie Dick gets an unwelcome visit from the past - his seriously sleazy former cellmate, Bug, to be precise. Bug requires a crash course in the 80s: different music, different drugs, and machines in walls that dispense ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: morphine, heist, crimes, robbery, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, friends, heist gone wrong, greed, junkie, armed robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a separate storyline not related to the "Trailer Park Boys" Television show, but with the same lovable characters. The boys get arrested for robbing an ATM machine and spend 18 months in jail. When the get out, they decide to pull ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, buddies, crimes, heist, misfit, criminal heroes, social misfits, life is a bitch, society, robbery, disorder, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%