Movies like Billy Madison

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Billy Madison (1995)
 6.4
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Billy Madison
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 he has what it takes to run the family business.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, feel good, realistic, exciting, absurd, bad ending, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, high school, teacher, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, stupidity, dumb, fish out of water, destiny, love and romance, beer, misfit, pornography, chase, rivalry, hotel, youth, lame, catastrophe, crazy, creativity, disorder, golf, screwball, spelling bee ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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Dumb & Dumber
Comedy
USA
107 min.
 7.3
Grandma's Boy
Comedy
USA
94 min.
 7.0
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Most similar movies to Billy Madison

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, idiotic and realistic films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, brutality, adaptation and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Billy Madison: The Waterboy (1998), Grown Ups 2 (2013), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008), Grown Ups (2010), Dinner for Schmucks (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Waterboy
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: football, underdog, sport, culture clash, college, goofy hero, dumb, stupidity, bullying, parents and children, golf, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, new jersey
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 5.4
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Grown Ups 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: buddies, eccentric family, small town, family relations, dumb, friends, stupidity, midlife crisis, lame, friendship, couple relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   81%
    User:   72%
 
You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Genre: 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: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: farce, vengeance, male nudity, hidden identity, stupidity, parody, follow your dream, stereotypes, lame, dumb, starting over, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, new york, usa, tel aviv israel ...
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Grown Ups
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, idiotic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, reunion, family relations, stupidity, eccentric family, children, disorder, vacation, foul language, lake or river, midlife crisis, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
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System:   68%
    User:   58%
 
Dinner for Schmucks
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, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
Plot: farce, comedy of errors, mouse, goofy hero, dumb, male nudity, misfit, screwball, stupidity, social misfits, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jack and Jill
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Sadelstein, a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife and kids, dreads one event each year: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister Jill. Jill's neediness and passive-aggressiveness is maddening to Jack, ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, family, eccentric family, looking for love, brother sister relationship, actor playing female role, life turned upside down, misfit, parody, stupidity, celebration, cruise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
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PCU
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, chase, buddies, beer, friendship, male nudity, road trip, weed, college life, stereotypes, drinking, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
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Bio-Dome
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
 5.3
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Little Nicky
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fantasy world, brothers, devil, stupidity, heavy metal, fish out of water, misfit, end of the world, disorder, parody, sibling relationship, love affair ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   60%
    User:   57%
 
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, buddies, island, nerds, revenge, goofy hero, social misfits, stereotypes, prank, mentor, college life, defector ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
Anger Management
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive ...
Style: humorous, not serious, twists and turns, funny, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychology, lawyer, psychiatrist, anger, comedy of errors, partners, rage, therapist, power relations, male nudity, courtroom, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
 6.4
 179K
Big Daddy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.
Style: humorous, funny, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adoption, responsibility, parenthood, parents and children, single father, immaturity, mentor, friends, lifestyle change, character change, love and romance, child's point of view ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   59%
 
 4.1
 7K
Jury Duty
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, realistic, witty, funny ...
Plot: courtroom, hotel, goofy hero, legal action, lawyer, courtroom drama, parody, stupidity, stoners, justice, lame, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
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The Internship
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, underdog, geek, rivalry, buddies, new job, intern, starting over, fish out of water, google, hopes, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
 5.7
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Encino Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man from the past in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link, as the boys have named him, quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany Southern California lives. ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, school, fish out of water, teenager, prom, college life, high school life, teenage life, dumb, geek, teenagers, college ...
Time: prehistory, 80s, prehistoric times
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
 5.8
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Love Stinks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A movie about a relationship...that's worse than yours. Seth (Stewart), a sitcom writer-producer, meets Chelsea (Wilson), an interior decorator, at his best friend's (Bellamy) wedding. He's immediately sexually attracted to her while ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, marriage, revenge, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, destructive relationship, dialogue, catastrophe, nothing goes right, mentor, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
School for Scoundrels
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, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mentor, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, school, rivalry, down on your luck, nerds, teachers and students, catastrophe, date ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
Made in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, culture clash, high school, comedy of errors, hidden identity, identity, screwball, obsessive quest, self discovery, dysfunctional family, interracial relations, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
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Black Sheep
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: politics, buddies, sarcasm, parents and children, dishonesty, nitrous oxide, love and romance, stupidity, dumb, weed, partners, political satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
The Brothers Solomon
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, goofy hero, dumb, stupidity, odd couple, friendship, brothers, runaway, siblings relations, misfit, family relations, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
 7.0
 72K
Grandma's Boy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets kicked out of his apartment and is forced to move in with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, video game, workplace, stupidity, geek, virginity, weed, drugs/alcohol, buddies, stoners, drugs, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
 5.6
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Senior Trip
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: parody, road trip, high school, on the road, goofy hero, teacher, teenager, drugs, adventure, hardcase students, stupidity, geek ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, ohio, washington d.c.
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System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
Dead Man on Campus
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, weed, suicide, buddies, crimes, beer, dumb, stupidity, love and romance, road trip, goth, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: campus
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System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
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 5.8
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Mr. Deeds
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: small town, romance, betrayal, fall in love, inheritance, fish out of water, redemption, dishonesty, dumb, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new hampshire, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   100%
 
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, friendship, fashion, geek, prom, best friends, revenge, switching roles, stupidity, unlikely friendships, teenagers, cheerleading ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, california, new jersey, tucson arizona
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System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
Going Overboard
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, awful, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: ship, goofy hero, workplace romance, ocean or sea, chase, god, lame, nothing goes right, family, ambition, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 80s
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System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
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Next Friday
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, realistic, idiotic ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, prison, buddies, chase, marijuana, suburbs, social misfits, weed, friendship, stereotypes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
License to Drive
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenager, buddies, teenage life, nothing goes right, youth, dreams, cars, chase, disorder, friends, teenagers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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System:   50%
    User:   57%
 

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Down Periscope
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bumbling Navy lieutenant Tom Dodge has been given one last chance to clean up his record. But Admiral Graham, his nemesis, assigns Dodge to the Stingray, a submarine that can barely keep afloat. To add insult to injury, the Stingray is to be the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Place: florida, usa, san francisco, russia
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Fired Up!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math. The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
Style: sexy, humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleading, football, camp, buddies, womanizer, sex, male nudity, looking for sex, teenage life, love and romance, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
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