Movies like Basic Training

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Basic Training (1985)
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Basic Training (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Melinda comes to Washington DC to visit her friend Debbie, and to find a job in government, where she hopes to do her part to make it better. She gets a lower echelon administrative position at the Pentagon, and finds things pretty slack. Her boss seems to be more interested in getting into her pants than trying to find lost data on the Russians. Melinda resists his advances and begins working her way up in the Pentagon, finding subtle ways of getting her policies implemented by manipulating the slovenly males that populate the Pentagon, including finding a way to defuse the mounting conflict with the Russians
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, sexual, sexy, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: basic training, obnoxious boss, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, gender, boss and employee, workplace, power relations, female protagonist, u.s. military, vengeance, best friends, racism, manipulations, manipulation, society, couples, military life, military, female nudity, u.s. army, seduction, female friendship, masturbation, office ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, virginia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about workplace, boss and employee, love and romance, couples, power relations, workplace situations and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Basic Training: Waitress! (1981), Head Office (1985), Beyond Therapy (1987), Take This Job and Shove It (1981), Baby on Board (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Waitress! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three lovely waitresses contend with a drunken, slovenly chef and mutinous patrons.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cafe, boss and employee, gender, lifestyle, workplace, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, alcohol abuse, silly humor, disorder, restaurant ...
Time: 80s
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95%
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Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, workplace situations, workplace romance, job promotion, chaos and mayhem, media satire ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: sexual, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, doctors and patients, sexual relations, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, romance, battle of the sexes, couples, power relations, psychiatrist, personal ad ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Take This Job and Shove It (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: brewery, boss and employee, working class, workplace romance, self discovery, unemployment, workplace situations, revolution, power relations, nothing goes right, society, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Baby on Board (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Angela -an ambitious, image-conscious businesswoman working for over-demanding boss Mary. When Angela becomes unexpectedly pregnant at the peak of her career, her life with her divorce attorney husband, Curtis, is turned upside-down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, romance, battle of the sexes, workplace, relationship vs career, couple relations, lifestyle, family relations, obnoxious boss, couples, power relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, couples, workplace, betrayal, obnoxious boss, romance, boss and employee, heist, cooking and food, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Boss' Wife (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniel Stern stars as a stockbroker trying to climb the corporate ladder. There's only one thing stopping him...his boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife! THE BOSS' WIFE is a full-bodied, high-spirited, bedroom comedy about lust, love ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: stock broker, workplace romance, workplace situations, love triangle, boss and employee, rise to the top, media, nothing goes right, infidelity, radio show, pregnancy, down on your luck ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Hollywood High Part II (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's another year at Hollywood High and the students are upholding the standards of their school. It's the end of the semester and finals are near, but that doesn't stop the girls of Hollywood High from having fun. From the pool to ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, infidelity, teenage life, school, friendship, profanity, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
63%
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Knots (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A male-centric take on contemporary relationships, where three guy friends look for love and commitment.
Style: sexy, humorous, light, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, lifestyle, love affair, infidelity, looking for sex, best friends, lust, love triangle, bisexual woman, adultery, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 4K
Casual Sex? (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can't find the perfect man, and this forces them to reconsider their attitudes to men in general.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: resort, friends, battle of the sexes, dating, romance, love and romance, partners, gender, buddies, youth, best friends, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 28K
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, suspense, not serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: workplace, farce, satire, fighting the system, battle of the sexes, sexism, feminism, rivalry, friends, sleazy, couples, poisoning ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, interior design, looking for love, feminism, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, single parent, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russell has been expelled from several schools for lewd, crude and nude conduct. Busterburger University is his last chance at education and satisfying his disappointed parents
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: school, workplace situations, teachers and students, workplace, youth, prostitute, power relations, college, university, college life, student life, hamburger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Protocol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against a devious protocol officer but with her charms, she saves ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, political comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: politics, fish out of water, assassination attempt, strong female presence, disorder, power relations, media satire, culture clash, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, looking for love, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.5
 698
Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, friends, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 296
29th and Gay (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following a year in the life of James Sanchez, it's a story about a guy rapidly approaching thirty, who doesn't have a six-pack, full head of hair or a boyfriend. While his best friend Roxy, an actress-turned-activist, struggles with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, light ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, lifestyle, couples, friends, twentysomething life, friendship, singleness, gender, actor's life, best friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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That Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: actor's life, media, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, tv show, workplace situations, performer's life, couples, power relations, workplace romance, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Under the Gaydar (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Parents hire a girl to turn their son straight, but the son is just pretending to be gay in order to pick up women.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, light ...
Plot: parents and children, disorder, friends, gays and lesbians, gender, womanizer, love and romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, looking for sex, sexual orientation, pretending to be gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, satire, obnoxious boss, workplace, cons and scams, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, hijacking, vengeance, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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55%
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Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, rivalry, partners, buddies, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 1K
So Fine (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, disco, opera, gangsters, fashion, crime, crimes, disorder, overnight success, couples, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, venice, manhattan new york city, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.2
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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
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, semi serious, witty, funny, absurd ...
Plot: law firm, workplace, nothing goes right, fighting the system, disorder, introspection, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, down on your luck, obnoxious boss, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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52%
 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 ⇓
51%
Live Nude Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Shane inherits a gentleman's club from his estranged uncle, he leaves his Midwestern home for Los Angeles. Run by a booze hound and employing a dozen out of control strippers, Shane must do everything he can to save the club from ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, disorder, boss and employee, nightclub, bankruptcy, sex scene, strip club, drug use, stripper, save the day, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.3
 173
A Miami Tail (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "A Miami Tail" is a contemporary version of Lysistrata, a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes. "A Miami Tail" has Alicia (Trina) leading the women of Liberty City in a protest against gang violence and disrespect of women in ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: gang, couples, society, youth, juvenile delinquency, battle of the sexes, crimes, sexual relations, city life, urban ghetto life, protest, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: boss and employee, addiction, couples, workplace, family relations, parents and children, fired, boss, therapist, layoff, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Super Sucker (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two door to door vaccuum cleaner salesmen hilariously compete against each other.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, light, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, against the odds, ambition, workplace, farce, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, boss and employee, uninhibited rivalry, workplace romance, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 2K
My Chauffeur (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A feisty young woman accepts a mysterious offer to become a chauffeur for a Beverly Hills limousine business, much to the chagrin of her older male coworkers and the disbelief of her customers.
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, social differences, fall in love, high school, high school life, verbal byplay, couples, screwball, youth, love and romance, dog, misogyny ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%