Movies like House of My Father

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House of My Father
Original name: Casa De Mi Padre
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.
Style: humorous, surreal, stylized, not serious, offbeat, realistic, absurd, satirical, funny, clever ...
Plot: parody, farce, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, splatter, disorder, farm, drug dealing, rescue, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, drug lord, fall in love, crimes, danger, catastrophe, storytelling, stupidity, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, organized crime, love and romance, dialogue, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and absurd films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, brutality, adaptation, dialogue, storytelling and pornography mostly in Comedy, Western and Music genres. Some movies like House of My Father: Three Amigos (1986), The Campaign (2012), The Villain (1979), Born in East L.A. (1987), The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
 60K
Three Amigos
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, parody, chase, village, desert, gunfight, buddies, rescue, mistaken identity, danger, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, dungeon
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.1
 116K
The Campaign
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, funny, biting ...
Plot: politics, farce, world politics, uninhibited rivalry, political, campaign, parody, moustache, congressman, ambition, rivalry, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   70%
    User:   68%
 
 5.4
 6K
The Villain
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: humorous, not serious, road movie, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, nothing goes right, buddies, kids and family, goofy hero, rescue, native americans, chases and races, lone hero, crimes, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   55%
 
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, adventure, twins, mistaken identity, anti heroes, marijuana, buddies, goofy hero, odd couple, switching roles, siblings relations, dialogue ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
Born in East L.A.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: immigrants, parody, culture clash, comedy of errors, interracial relations, factory, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, farce, fish out of water, romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
The Shakiest Gun in the West
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gunfight, anti heroes, on the road, indians, old west, crimes, goofy hero, vengeance, mythology, chase, mentor, impossible love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, journalism, stupidity, buddies, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, blindness, shark, dumb, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Lightning Jack
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, heist, bank robbery, criminal heroes, old west, buddies, fugitives, hostages, unlikely partners, farce, mentor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
The Brothers Solomon
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, goofy hero, dumb, stupidity, odd couple, friendship, brothers, runaway, siblings relations, misfit, family relations, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
Death at a Funeral
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, male nudity, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 4.7
 4K
Wagons East
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, culture clash, americana, on the road, indians, old west, anti heroes, native americans, fugitives, adventure, gang, getting home ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1800s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, writers, filmmaking, showbiz, lame, artists and showbiz, sarcasm, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
 5.6
 3K
4 for Texas
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Frank Sinatra plays a tough guy who hooks up with fellow rat packer Dean Martin to open a casino in this western.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, criminal heroes, gunfight, buddies, old west, criminal's revenge, gang, robbery, life & death, time, lone wolves, dialogue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
 6.0
 5K
The Grand
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: poker, gambling, casino, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, parody, rivalry, brutality, sarcasm, underdog, hotel, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
Ali G Indahouse
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, farce, stupidity, campaign, drugs/alcohol, world politics, ambition, parody, violence, dishonesty, dumb, irreverent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
 6.1
 1K
Haiku Tunnel
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, talky, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, office, obnoxious boss, corporate america, lawyer, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, writing, catastrophe, existentialism, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, hotshot hero, farce, drugs/alcohol, cars, pornography, storytelling, blind ambition, workplace situations, ambition, buddies, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, journalism, farce, buddies, kidnapping, ego clash, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudity (topless - notable), pornography, media, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
 6.2
 8K
CB4
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hip hop, parody, music, buddies, drugs/alcohol, music business, rock and roll, goofy hero, strong sexual content, gangsters, music band, gangster ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, buddies, indians, native americans, sarcasm, celebrity culture, old west, showbiz, crime gone awry, dialogue, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
The Hebrew Hammer
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus's evil son.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: parody, jewish, save the day, jews, judaism, irreverent, religions or cults, stereotypes, sexualized violence, good versus evil, farce, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
They Call Me Trinity
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The simple story has the pair coming to the rescue of peace-loving Mormons when land-hungry Major Harriman sends his bullies to harass them into giving up their fertile valley. Trinity and Bambino manage to save the Mormons and send the bad guys ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, parody, small town, anti heroes, drifter, old west, gunfight, siblings relations, violence, mentor, heroes, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, texas, tokyo, canada, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 4.7
 6K
The Wash
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting suds down at the local car wash.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, weed, hip hop, gang, drug dealing, lame, drugs, stupidity, down on your luck, pornography, dumb, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
The Ridiculous 6
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers.
Style: ridiculous, absurd, humorous, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: parody, gunfight, dumb, betrayal, stereotypes, native americans, stupidity, lame, family, indians, brothers, catastrophe ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 3.8
 5K
Mr. Wrong
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, obsession, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, dangerous attraction, farce, wooing, fall in love, stupidity, love and romance, crazy, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 5.8
 15K
Smiley Face
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, weed, drugs, paranoid, comedy of errors, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, stoners, farce, nothing goes right, drug abuse, drug addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
 6.9
 237K
Step Brothers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, male nudity, divorce, goofy hero, farce, slacker, storytelling, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, foul language, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
Comic Book Villains
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: small town, comics, greed, couple relations, crime, cons and scams, superhero, death, crimes, golden years, writers, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, buddies, lame, looking for sex, stupidity, virginity, disorder, friends, friendship, writers, absurdism, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
Fierce Creatures
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, greed, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, zoo, culture clash, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, animals, british, danger, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
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