Movies like Big Stan

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Big Stan (2007)
 6.2
 42K
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, humorous, not serious, exciting, absurd, entertaining, intense, realistic, buddy movie, feel good ...
Plot: prison life, prison, gang, martial arts, confined, master warrior, dishonesty, guru, warden, corruption, parody, anti hero, farce, mentor, cheating, anti heroes, transformation, husband wife relationship, justice, fight scenes, revolution, gangs, gay relationship, machismo, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic, funny and melancholic films with plots about farce, mentor, catastrophe, vengeance, storytelling, brutality and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Big Stan: Get Hard (2015), The Longest Yard (2005), Black Dynamite (2009), Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), 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: humorous, funny, absurd, harsh, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, teaching the ways of the world, prison, false accusation, training, life turned upside down, misfit, prison life, fish out of water, power relations, gang, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison life, prison, football, underdog, warden, ex athlete, american football, sport, friends, confined, contests and competitions, prisoner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, san diego california, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 46K
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: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gunfight, organized crime, mob boss, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, heroic, martial arts, injustice, machismo, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, saddam hussein, rescue, hostage, battles, danger, daring rescue, military life, heroic mission, military, hostages, dishonesty ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, washington d.c., thailand, asia ...
⇓ 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, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, fistfight, farce, martial artist, heroes, good versus evil, showdown, goofy hero, boxing, cult, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, prison gang, partners, friendship, crimes, faked death, jury, condom, pen pal, solitary, mentor, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, survival, prison life, heroes, murder, prison riot, warden, isolation, vengeance, redemption, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 104K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, two man army, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, fbi, criminal's revenge, hidden identity, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, testimony, couple relations, witnessing a crime, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 19K
Jackass 3.5 (2011)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, prank, danger, friends, young people, disorder, goofy hero, vandalism, buddies, chaos, adaptation, police investigation ...
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, world domination, undercover, interracial relations, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
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Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK, France, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female spy, secret agents, female agent, espionage, cia, female assassin, undercover, spy, arms dealer, disguise, partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rome italy, paris france, langley virginia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, cons and scams, teachers and students, mentor, low self esteem, loser, tennis, date, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 20K
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: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: profanity, chaos, danger, disorder, extreme sport, irresponsible, buddies, stupidity, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, trick, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, cons and scams, fish out of water, heist, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, goofy hero, martial arts, master criminal, save the day, race against time, spy, government agency, danger, spy spoof, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, exciting, not serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: good versus evil, silly humor, disability, parody, escapades, head of state, heroes, vengeance, state affairs, danger, disorder, human becoming an animal ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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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: not serious, humorous, absurd, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: catastrophe, bus, parody, adventure, chase, daring rescue, nothing goes right, save the day, misfit, race against time, save the world, odd couple ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo
⇓ 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, not serious, realistic, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, undercover, hitman, bruce lee, culture clash, hidden identity, rivalry, criminal heroes, goofy hero, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, chicago illinois, new york, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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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: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, hotshot hero, save the world, escapades, danger, parody, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, good versus evil, nuclear threat, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, moscow russia, ecuador, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, contests and competitions, rivalry, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, not serious, exciting, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: underdog, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, teacher, high school teacher, martial arts, fight, prize money, against the odds, lifestyle change, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 46K
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, absurd, funny, satirical, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, gunfight, kitten, car chase, african american, hit by a car, parody, brothers, gun fight, strip club, gangsters, gangs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 125K
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, funny, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, media, ambition, debate, campaign, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, fist fighting, orangutan, monkey ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: family relations, farce, death, family gatherings, eccentric family, dwarf, death in the family, dishonesty, silly humor, siblings relations, presumed dead, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 11K
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, realistic, exciting, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, farce, martial arts, gangsters, siblings relations, disorder, crimes, goofy hero, dragon, kung fu, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 228
Doin' Time (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Duke Jarrett is sent to jail at the John Dillinger prison. However, the prison looks more like a zoo, more or less ruled by the prisoners themselves.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prison, reformatory, ethnic stereotype, penitentiary, wrongful imprisonment, boxing, confined, prison life, frame up, false accusation, escape, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: light, funny, humorous, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, gigolo, dishonesty, social misfits, parody, prostitution, fish, fall in love, prostitute, pimp ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%