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B*A*P*S (1997)
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B*A*P*S (1997)
Original name: B.A.P.S.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Can two clueless Georgia homegirls with big hearts -- and even bigger hair -- find happiness, fame and thrills in the swank hills of Beverly? Anything is possible when you are B.A.P.'s. They revive Blakemore's interest for life, and he teaches them to be "Black American Princesses" in return.
Style: humorous, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, not serious, neo screwball comedy
Plot: ambition, fish out of water, millionaire, burglar, restaurant, guilt, irreverence, nephew, cinderella story, misfit, contests and competitions, hip hop, rich and poor, self discovery, social differences, dishonesty, nightlife, lifestyle, rise to the top, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, mistaken identity, screwball, cons and scams, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, usa, california, georgia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films with plots about disorder, ambition, misfit, farce, society, fish out of water and lifestyle mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like B*A*P*S: A Million to Juan (1994), Never Been Thawed (2005), Irish Jam (2006), Brain Donors (1992), Dealin' with Idiots (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Million to Juan (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, community, money, restaurant, cons and scams, rich and poor, mistaken identity, down on your luck, social differences, farce, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, california, latin america, los angeles, usa
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Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, friendship, disorder, misfit, desire for fame, rivalry, nothing goes right, ego clash, partners, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
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Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, contests and competitions, on the run, rise to the top, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, ambition, village, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, los angeles, europe, usa
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65%
 7.1
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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, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, fish out of water, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dealin' with Idiots (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, Max Morris, a famous comedian, decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, baseball, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, parents and children, social relations, writer's life, ambition, baseball team, little league, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Jury Duty (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: courtroom, unemployment, jury, dishonesty, legal action, cons and scams, disorder, legal, misfit, hotshot lawyer, fish out of water, hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
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Punching the Clown (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical songwriter comes to Los Angeles and puts his life's work in jeopardy.
Style: humorous, satirical, captivating, entertaining, touching ...
Plot: mistaken identity, showbiz, ambition, rising to stardom, media, overnight success, farce, musician's life, media satire, comedy of errors, music, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tongue-in-cheek look at 20-something singles clubbing and partying in L.A. Voice-over narration, charts and graphs, and visits to a research laboratory punctuate the story of a single night when groups of friends go out, drink alcohol, take drugs, ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: clubbing, nightclub, lifestyle, nightlife, friends, looking for sex, misfit, one night stand, one-night stand, party, bar, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Stripper Academy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a strip club decide to create a stripper academy, where anyone can enter and learn to dance like a pro, but only a few will be selected as strippers.
Style: humorous, sexy, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: rise to the top, workplace, fish out of water, boss and employee, power relations, disorder, ambition, misfit, strip club, nudity (full frontal - brief), wedding, lap dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Moving Violations (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean.
Style: witty, offbeat, twists and turns, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, nasa, police, goofy hero, law enforcement, nothing goes right, rebellion, chases and races, police corruption, misfit, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
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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 ⇓
49%
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The Patsy (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley ...
Style: humorous, witty, biting, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: messenger, showbiz, celebrity culture, tv show, rich and poor, hollywood, media satire, silly humor, disorder, fish out of water, lifestyle, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, porn star, lifestyle, follow your dream, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, fish out of water, showbiz, goofy hero, misfit, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.9
 137
Unemployed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jamal and Dex are two hapless out of work actors who come to terms with reality when they realize they've been pursuing their dreams for over ten years and still haven't booked a single speaking role. When the two run out of cash and face ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, nothing goes right, ambition, against the odds, fish out of water, disorder, couples, buddies, unlikely couple, love and romance, actor's life, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, contests and competitions, museum, feminist, steroids, rock paper scissors
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, witty ...
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Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, witty, talky ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
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Adopted (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For hundreds of years, Africa has existed in a state of despair. Famine, civil wars and rampant disease have left the continent without hope, but for the efforts of Western do-gooders. At first, they arrived with food, bibles and the magic of ...
Style: not serious, realistic, suspense, humorous, biting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, prison life, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: malibu california, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, forgery, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, workplace, innocence lost, workplace situations, cons and scams, screwball, oral sex, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, social differences, family gatherings, family life, chaos and mayhem, sport team, disorder, family relations, social relations, society, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 2K
Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, contests and competitions, youth, parents and children, small town, couple relations, family relations, couples, social relations, disorder ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: labor union, farce, workplace situations, social differences, manipulation, workplace, romance, mentally unstable, infidelity, fall in love, fish out of water, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Next Friday (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chairman of the Board (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surfer becomes the head of a major company.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, inventor, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, misfit, mad scientist, goofy hero, disorder, tv show, workplace romance, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: venice beach california, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cut'n It Up: Dallas (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Seven comedians bring down the house in the second line up of comic stylings from Producer Cecil Chambers series "Cut'N It Up". In this set the city of Dallas is on display as Rodney Perry, Juan Villereal, Joey Wells, Rayzor, Mark ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, live comedy, not serious ...
Plot: hip hop, artists and showbiz, satire, social differences, culture clash, interracial relations, lifestyle, society, city life, comedian, joke, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
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Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, mentally unstable, buddies, friendship, life is a bitch, down on your luck, lifestyle, society, disorder, fictional reality, addiction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, venice, italy, europe ...
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37%
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Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
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Time: contemporary
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36%
 4.7
 646
Fast Food (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Auggie wants to make it big and has tried pretty much everything in order to do so. His next idea: turn his cousin's garage into a burger joint. To make it appealing, they develop a very very very special sauce. But beware, the king of fast ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sex comedy
Audience: teens
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