Movies like House of My Father

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House of My Father (2012)
 5.5
 19K
House of My Father (2012)
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, not serious, stylized, offbeat, realistic, absurd, satirical, funny, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, parody, farce, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, disorder, organized crime, farm, drug dealing, rescue, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, fall in love, crimes, danger, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, love and romance, family relations, latinos, cowboy, machismo, ranch, sibling rivalry ...
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, realistic, absurd and funny films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, brutality, adaptation and pornography mostly in Comedy, Western and Crime genres. Some movies like House of My Father: Three Amigos (1986), The Campaign (2012), The Villain (1979), Rudo and Cursi (2008), The Grand (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, parody, farm, small town, fall in love, duel, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, gunslinger, teaching the ways of the world, notoriety, newcomer ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, future
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 62K
Three Amigos (1986)
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, offbeat, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, parody, rescue, actor, farce, buddies, confusion, mistaken identity, danger, heroes, gunfighter, disorder ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.1
 118K
The Campaign (2012)
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, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, parody, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 6K
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, cowboy, train, glue, explosion, parody, nothing goes right, buddies, goofy hero, rescue, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Rudo and Cursi (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers living a hard life of manual labor in rural Mexico have a simple dream: saving enough money to build their mother her dream house. But fate has other plans. A friendly game of soccer leads to first Rudo, then to Cursi being taken on by ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, twists and turns, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: soccer, self discovery, siblings relations, ambition, sport, rivalry, family relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, desire for fame, ego clash, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 5K
The Grand (2007)
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, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, disorder, gambler, cards, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Born in East L.A. (1987)
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, mistaken identity, deportation, parody, comedy of errors, culture clash, interracial relations, immigration, factory, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
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, dwarf, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, murder, family gatherings, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.3
 6K
Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gang, small town, violence, vengeance, lone wolves, gold rush, gangsters, crimes, lovers on the run, small town life, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
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, buddies, farce, journalism, ego clash, media, disorder, workplace, friends, battle of the sexes, workplace romance, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Brothers Solomon (2007)
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, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, masturbation, coma, goofy hero, odd couple, sibling relationship, arctic, jealousy, siblings relations, misfit, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
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, not serious, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: parody, save the day, religions or cults, good versus evil, nothing goes right, heroes, disorder, buddies, private detective, secret identity, obsessive quest, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: humorous, talky, biting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, americana, usa president, head of state, state affairs, leadership, artists and showbiz, society, president, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 244K
Step Brothers (2008)
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, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, goofy hero, becoming an adult, childhood trauma, man child, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, living with parents, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
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, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, tv news, newsroom, stupidity, media satire, farce, parody, friendship, rivalry, bet, dog, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, future
Place: california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
School for Scoundrels (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: date, rivalry, mentor, farce, tennis, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, competition, traffic policeman, teaching the ways of the world, school, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
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, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, farce, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, buddies, rise to the top, boss and employee, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
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: cowgirl, horse, covered wagon, stagecoach, native american, kidnapping, dentist, anti heroes, on the road, old west, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Comic Book Villains (2002)
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, semi serious, dark humor, clever, witty ...
Plot: small town, rivalry, comic book shop, couple relations, cons and scams, crime, crimes, golden years, small town life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, not serious, road movie, sexy, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: on the road, drug dealing, nothing goes right, dishonesty, family, adolescence, journey, parenthood, partners in crime, neighbor, smuggling, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, denver colorado, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.8
 5K
Mr. Wrong (1996)
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, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, romance, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, couples, mentally unstable, battle of the sexes, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
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, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, parody, anti heroes, buddies, adventure, goofy hero, odd couple, switching roles, siblings relations, revolution, escapades ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, mischievous children, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, eccentric family, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri, cross country, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mayor, bar shootout, parody, anti heroes, old west, gang, prison, deputy sheriff, lone wolves, rescue, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I'm So Excited! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is an ensemble comedy written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: airplane, gays and lesbians, farce, drugs/alcohol, disorder, gay, strong sexual content, lgbt, isolation, nothing goes right, confined, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: spain, mexico, new jersey, australia, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 127K
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, scary, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, countryside, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, heroes, disorder, anti heroes, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 75K
Super Nacho (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: nun, sport, monk, monastery, orphan, wrestling, priest, clergy, goofy hero, money, orphanage, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
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, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, buddies, teenage life, looking for sex, misfit, youth, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 5K
Wagons East (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
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: old west, native american, gunslinger, parody, on the road, americana, anti heroes, adventure, fugitives, gang, culture clash, getting home ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lightning Jack (1994)
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: friendship, criminal heroes, adventure, buddies, old west, lightning, fugitives, heist, hostages, unlikely partners, crime gone awry, on the run ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%