Movies like Big Stan

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Big Stan (2007)
 6.1
 45K
Big Stan (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Style: funny, entertaining, parody, humorous, absurd, not serious, exciting, sexy, intense, ridiculous ...
Plot: prison, prison life, gang, martial arts, corruption, mentor, transformation, justice, revolution, fight scenes, master warrior, confined, guru, dishonesty, warden, fight, farce, husband wife relationship, catastrophe, ninja, rape, time, revenge, lawyer, kung fu ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to Big Stan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and melancholic films with plots about vengeance, farce, mentor, brutality, chase, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Big Stan: Get Hard (2015), The Longest Yard (2005), Let's Go to Prison (2006), Black Dynamite (2009), The Legend of Drunken Master (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Get Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, absurd, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, prison, wealth, gang, millionaire, teaching the ways of the world, training, mentor, greed, rags to riches, creativity, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Longest Yard (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pro quarter-back, Paul Crewe and former college champion and coach, Nate Scarboro are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists the help of Scarboro to coach the inmates to victory in ...
Style: funny, entertaining, inspirational, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: american football, prison, sport, prison life, underdog, prisoner, redemption, prison guard, happy ending, betrayal, adaptation, warden ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california, austin texas, latin america, new jersey, texas ...
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100%
Let's Go to Prison (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, crimes, partners, friendship, prison gang, adaptation, mentor, justice, jury, pen pal, revenge, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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100%
 7.3
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Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: parody, humorous, talky, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, gunfight, mob boss, organized crime, justice, kung fu, gangsters, exploitation, fighting crime, crimes, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, farce, martial artist, kung fu master, boxing, fight, heroes, fistfight, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: ridiculous, humorous, exciting, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: hidden identity, farce, follow your dream, culture clash, couples, taxi, starting over, american dream, vengeance, faked death, superhuman, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
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In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: harsh, emotional, intense, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: prison, martial arts, revenge, fight, prison violence, gladiator, murder, redemption, vengeance, prison riot, prison life, warden ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
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100%
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind ...
Style: parody, funny, absurd, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: military, gulf war, rescue, hostage, heroic mission, military life, daring rescue, secret agents, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, southeast asia, washington d.c., thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: satire, alien invasion, alien, ghost, save the world, silly humor, teenager, family, haunted house, female boxer, humour, alien creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 411K
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, intense, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, filmmaking, satire, adaptation, hollywood, war, stupidity, disguise, actor, peril, chaos and mayhem, helicopter crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
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Bird on a Wire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: suspense, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: chase, justice, fbi, corruption, betrayal, violence, disorder, hidden identity, criminal's revenge, testimony, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Paper Tigers (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three Kung Fu prodigies have grown into washed-up, middle-aged men, now one kick away from pulling their hamstrings. But when their master is murdered, they must juggle their dead-end jobs, dad duties, and old grudges to avenge his death.
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, entertaining, buddy comedy ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, murder, fight, tai chi, kung fu classic, showdown, vengeance, mob boss, farce, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Here Comes the Boom (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.
Style: humorous, inspirational, funny, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: underdog, teacher, sport, contests and competitions, mixed martial arts, martial arts, dedicated educator, fight, lifestyle change, against the odds, financial problem, coach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
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Jackass 3.5 (2011)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackass 3.5 is a 2011 sequel to Jackass 3D, composed of unused footage shot during the filming of Jackass 3D and interviews from cast and crew
Style: funny, humorous, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: stupidity, police investigation, adaptation, internet, vengeance, prank, vandalism, disorder, goofy hero, friends, buddies, jackass ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, satire, racism, secret agents, undercover, world domination, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, double life, spy, espionage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jackass 2.5 (2007)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery mall, a sperm test, a portly crew member disguised ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: stupidity, justice, mentor, adaptation, stereotypes, chaos, disorder, irresponsible, buddies, extreme sport, jackass, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, funny, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, amnesia, martial arts, secret agents, violence, car chase, adventure, farce, fbi, mentor, fight scenes, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: funny, humorous, absurd, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mentor, loser, rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, cons and scams, low self esteem, gang, traffic policeman, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Norwegian Ninja (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Norwegian Ninja is the true story of how Commander Arne Treholt and his Ninja Force saved Norway during the Cold War. In 1983 the Ninja Force discovers that the sinister NATO force Stay Behind, who take charge in times of war and emergency, are ...
Style: parody, surreal, not serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, save the day, escapades, farce, political conspiracy, cold war, silly humor, kgb, master villain, dishonesty, hotshot hero, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, ussr, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, vengeance, fight, kung fu, mafia, violence, organized crime, farce, street fight, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, hong kong, china, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison, odd couple, criminal heroes, prison life, nothing goes right, confined, buddies, misfit, crimes, heist, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, fight, biker, monkey, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, friendship, rivalry, contests and competitions, blackmail ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 45K
MacGruber (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sarcasm, undercover, hotshot hero, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, satire, good versus evil, nuclear threat, nuclear, save the world, heroic mission, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa, las vegas, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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They Call Me Bruce? (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Get set for all the zany fun in this hilarious comedy about an Asian immigrant that everyone calls "Bruce", because of his resemblance to the legendary Bruce Lee. Bruce unknowingly works as cook for the Mob and is duped into making ...
Style: humorous, psychotronic, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, satire, culture clash, mafia, chase, bruce lee, racial stereotype, family, male nudity, camp, childhood ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, australia, usa, new york, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deuce Bigalow is a less than attractive, down on his luck aquarium cleaner. One day he wrecks the house of a gigolo and needs quick money to repair it. The only way he can make it is to become a gigolo himself, taking on an unusual mix of female ...
Style: funny, light, parody, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gigolo, women, prostitution, stereotypes, stupidity, dumb, creativity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, comedy of errors, social misfits, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 12K
Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, twins, farce, kung fu, mistaken identity, gangsters, gunfight, chase, brutality, fight, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
FDR: American Badass! (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chronicles the adventures of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as he rides a "wheelchair of death" to stop the world from being taking over by polio-carrying werewolves during WWII. A deadly menace that are led by Werewolf Hitler, Mussolini and ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: good versus evil, silly humor, escapades, disability, human becoming an animal, heroes, state affairs, disorder, head of state, vengeance, white house, u.s. president ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: orangutan, biker, road trip, justice, monkey, on the road, happy ending, mentor, camping, motel, gambling, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california, colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 49K
Keanu (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.
Style: buddy comedy, funny, absurd, satirical, parody ...
Plot: kitten, hitman, gangsters, gunfight, african american, car chase, brothers, gang, fight scenes, dumb, chase, weed ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
Style: parody, road movie, absurd, intense, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, disaster, bomb, catastrophe, nuclear, bowling, chase, save the day, adventure, nothing goes right, daring rescue, bus driver ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, tokyo, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%