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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
 7.2
 305K
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, stylized, offbeat, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, dog, friendship, depression, journalist, erection, gay slur, new job, comeback, nervous breakdown, weatherman, rivalry, misogynist, ladder, tv show in film, panda, newsroom, gang warfare, stupidity, parody, workplace, success, young woman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california

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Most similar movies to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and not serious films with plots about mentor, brutality, storytelling, dialogue, pornography, chase and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Sport and Crime genres. Some movies like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy: Step Brothers (2008), Old School (2003), Blades of Glory (2007), The Internship (2013), The Campaign (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, surreal, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, journalism, dog, friendship, rivalry, journalist, jealousy, bet, tv news, newsroom, media satire, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, future
Place: california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, journalism, danger, workplace, buddies, workplace romance, disorder, ambition, friends, farce, media, anchor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: divorce, car race, marriage, french, advertising, family dinner, sport competition, prayer, stupidity, farce, championship, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
⇓ 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, family relations, living with parents, goofy hero, adulthood, childhood trauma, man child, becoming an adult, friends, family life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, feel good, not serious, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, blind ambition, workplace, disorder, farce, rivalry, boss and employee, workplace situations, love and romance, rise to the top, ambition, salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 202K
Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, college, party, college life, disorder, buddies, starting over, lifestyle, youth, student, adolescence vs adulthood, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 146K
Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, sport, farce, competition, comeback, coach, sex addict, friendship, nervous breakdown, championship, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, montreal quebec canada, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 179K
The Internship (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, new job, career, starting over, workplace, middle aged, google, fish out of water, friends, workplace situations, lifestyle change, traditional versus modern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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, ambition, media, campaign, debate, parody, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 229K
Zoolander (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic "he's so hot right now" Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male model, fame, fashion model, fashion show, farce, president, comedy of errors, popularity, ambition, cult, brainwashing, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, malaysia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 24K
Nine to Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, biting ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, sexism, battle of the sexes, feminism, gender, power relations, friends, sleazy, couples, fighting the system, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Still Waiting... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Shenaniganz loses all its hottest waitresses to new competitor Ta-Ta's Wing Shack -- where the scantily clad wait staff earns bigger tips -- the Shenaniganz staff aims to give Ta-Ta's its just desserts.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, power relations, friends, thirtysomething life, workplace, farce, fish out of water, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 219K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, parody, stupidity, reluctant partners, misfit partners, partners against crime, farce, goofy hero, fighting crime, disorder, odd couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, election, head of state, leadership, baseball, patriotism, white house, americana, state affairs, politically correct ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: tv show, gays and lesbians, down on your luck, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, ratings, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 69K
Hot Rod (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, small town, neighbor, friendship, humiliation, misfit, swimming pool, motorcycle, team, determination, extreme sport, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: mouse, friendship, corporate world, idiot, taxidermy, misfit, farce, social misfits, goofy hero, plan gone awry, guest, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 326K
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, stupidity, friendship, dimwit, social misfits, parakeet, gas station, adventure, misfit, buddies, prank, road trip ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, rhode island, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 200K
Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, friendship, anger, death, funeral, jealousy, hockey, convenience store, male friendship, everyday life, cult, store ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 120K
Billy Madison (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: inheritance, graduation, school, adolescence vs adulthood, irresponsible, fish out of water, misfit, rivalry, elementary school, goofy hero, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 28K
Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, neighbor, jealousy, envy, best friend, inventor, dog, rise to the top, suburban life, couple relations, buddies, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.8
 286K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, realistic, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, salesman, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, career, team, social awkwardness, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, social misfits, goofy hero, buddies, disorder, partners, obsessive quest, misfit, dumb, high school, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 124K
Clerks II (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, loser, everyday life, workplace, geek, rock, slacker, new job, young man, partners, engaged, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 225K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, unlikely criminals, obnoxious boss, rebelliousness, dull life, blackmail, workplace situations, coworker relationship, corporate world, friendship, party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Groove Tube (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, based on sketch comedy, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, rising to stardom, culture clash, showbiz, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, actor's life, lifestyle, rise and fall, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 284K
The Interview (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, topical humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, top secret, drugs/alcohol, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, asia, korea, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 15K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, chase, filmmaking, mime, parody, buddies, actor's life, showbiz, rescue, friends, alcohol abuse, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 32K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, teenage love, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, high school, cheerleading, misfit, buddies, teenagers, romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 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: ballet, farce, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, taxi driver, misfit, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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