Hapless movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hapless movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious, weird, witty and clever films and TV shows about / with hapless, disorder, misfit, workplace, storytelling, pornography, runaway, dialogue, life philosophy and mentor plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
hapless
 91
hapless movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hapless: Final Destination 5 (2011), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), Duck Dodgers (2003), Bad Santa (2003), Enlisted (2014), Spy (2011), Take the Money and Run (1969), The Last Minister (2020), Triggered (2020), Brickleberry (2012).

List of hapless movies

Final Destination 5 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this fifth installment, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, premonition, survival, characters killed one by one, destiny, a vision, death, psychic, torture, catastrophe, revenge, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, buddy movie, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, dark humor, adultery, mafia, murder, organized crime, farce, twists and turns, bandit, violence, crimes, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, canada, montreal, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 7K
Duck Dodgers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Duck Dodgers is an American animated television series, based on the 1953 theatrical cartoon short Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century, produced by Warner Bros. Animation from 2003 to 2005. The series is a space opera, featuring the fictional Looney ...
Style: parody, humorous, surreal, not serious, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cartoon duck, adventure, talking animals, anthropomorphism, mars, heroes, self involved, captain, hapless, distant planet, disorder, scientist ...
Time: future, 24th century
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 145K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: cynical, humorous, funny, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: dark humor, christmas, heist, alcohol abuse, christmas eve, robbery, holiday, bully, pretense, cons and scams, antisocial behavior, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona, milwaukee wisconsin, miami, phoenix arizona
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 6K
Enlisted (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Enlisted is an upcoming American television series that is set to premiere on Fox on January 10, 2014. Fox placed a 13-episode order for the single-camera comedy.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: military, basic training, soldier, sibling relationship, fish out of water, military life, sergeant, disorder, squad, social misfits, hapless soldier, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 4K
Spy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spy is a British comedy series created and written by Simeon Goulden. The first series aired on 14 October 2011 on Sky1 in the UK, as well as on the online video service Hulu in the United States. A second series began airing on 19 October 2012, ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: spy, secret agents, goofy hero, boss, double life, career change, family relations, government agency, disorder, fellow agent, recruit, hapless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, prison, crimes, rain, fighting the system, goofy hero, hapless, couples, petty criminal, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
Is relevant ?
The Last Minister (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A well-meaning but hapless functionary in grips of mid-life crisis is appointed to run Russia's Ministry of Long-term planning - a small, underfunded, understaffed and generally ignored state agency. With a team consisting of sycophants and ...
Plot: government, loser, prime minister, corrupt politician, political corruption, corrupt, failed attempt, hapless, workplace situations, co worker co worker relationship, police department, financial crisis ...
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 8K
Triggered (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nine friends, all harboring a dark secret, go camping in the woods. After a wild night of partying, they wake up with suicide bombs strapped to their chests, all with varying times on their countdown clocks. They decide to work out how to disarm the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense
Plot: game of death, trapped, human nature, survival, mysterious place, race against time, deathtrap, friendship, hapless, escapades, twists and turns, captivity ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 16K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: park ranger, workplace situations, dark humor, satire, friendship, workplace, sexual tension, national park, talking animals, disorder, animal life, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 93K
Fawlty Towers (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, snob, couples, tourist, goofy hero, nothing goes right, workplace, obnoxious boss, misfit, couple relations, boss and employee, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 139K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an ...
Style: light, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: geek, secret agents, double life, cia, spy, misfit, enemy, peril, lifestyle change, buddies, dishonesty, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 5.5
 114K
Little Fockers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, Jack's suspicions ...
Style: funny, humorous, sexy, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: in-laws, marriage, eccentric family, parents and children, nothing goes right, family disapproval, family relations, suburbs, comedy of errors, family gatherings, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
The Other Woman (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, social ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, dealing with death, unfulfillment, woman, strong female lead, mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 19K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: touching, tricky, enigmatic, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, friendship, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, imaginary friend, small town, life philosophy, depression, character study, loneliness, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, atlantic ocean, long island, usa
Is relevant ?
The Final Destination (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a young man's premonition of a deadly race-car crash helps saves the lives of his peers, Death sets out to collect those who evaded their end.
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, premonition, death, a vision, car race, torture, car accident, teenager, coincidence, foreknowledge, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 2K
Dreamland (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman who lives in a desert trailer park must choose between caring for her hapless father and sick friend or fulfilling her own destiny.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, desert, starting over, self discovery, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, destiny, introspection, coming of age, basketball ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, new mexico
Is relevant ?
Lights in the Dusk (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Koistenin is a sad sack, a man without affect or friends. He's a night-watchman in Helsinki with ideas of starting his own business, but nothing to go with those intentions. He sometimes talks a bit with a woman who runs a snack trailer near ...
Style: bleak, melancholic, enigmatic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: heist, loneliness, existentialism, betrayal, down on your luck, femme fatale, night watchman, crimes, cons and scams, misfit, regret, gem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, finland, europe, scotland
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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, rivalry, loser, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, cons and scams, low self esteem, gang, traffic policeman, gangsters, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
Is relevant ?
In the Company of Men (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.
Style: disturbing, cynical, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: secretary, betrayal, misogynist, sexism, love, manipulation, greed, relationships, rivalry, brutality, dark humor, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, indiana
Is relevant ?
Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On April 5, 1941, a day before Nazi attack on Yugoslavia, entourage on a country road board Krstic's bus heading for Belgrade: two Gypsies who occasionally sing about misery, an aging war veteran, a Nazi sympathizer, a dapper singer, a ...
Style: road movie, surreal, atmospheric, art house, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, gypsy, bus, hapless, newlyweds, passenger, wartime life, anti war, on the road, heroes, clergy, war ...
Time: year 1941
Place: belgrade, balkan, eastern europe, former yugoslavia, europe ...
Is relevant ?
The Night Shift (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Three men working at a petrol station in Reykjavik battle boredom, strange visitors and their own customers.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: gas station, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, loser, misfit, friendship, coworker, customer, love, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 1K
Chef! (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: chef, food, workplace, serial killer, restaurant, boss and employee, african american, couple relations, workplace situations, staff, hotshot, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
Only Fools and Horses (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, cockney, family relations, black market, disorder, eccentric family, world war two veteran, scam, veteran, siblings relations, partners, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: england, london, europe
Is relevant ?
Married... with Children (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, promiscuous daughter, family life, family problems, struggle, parents and children, misfit, working class, family relations, adult humor, social satire, husband wife conflict ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
Is relevant ?
The Mighty Boosh (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television show created by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and others. The Mighty Boosh is a comic fantasy containing humour and pop-culture references. Episodes often featured elaborate musical numbers in ...
Style: surreal, sitcom, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: absurdism, surrealism, obsessive quest, absurd humor, best friend, fictional band, improv, eccentricity, magical, satire, army, bbc ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 55K
Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, harsh, reflective, depressing ...
Plot: suicide attempt, love, marriage, culture clash, romance, love story, love affair, self destructing, self esteem, destructive relationship, redemption, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hamburg germany, turkey, berlin germany, europe, germany ...
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 8K
Day Break (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then, he will wake up and start the day over again.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, philosophical ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time loop, frame up, interrogation, family in danger, african american, witnessing a crime, mystery, trapped, law enforcement, dishonesty, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 32K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: party, comedian, workplace, actor, desire for fame, ambition, friendship, workplace situations, coworker, team, disorder, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 829K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: psychological, neo noir, bleak, disturbing, cerebral ...
Plot: loner, character study, vigilante, alienation, violence, vigilantism, loneliness, psychology, lone wolves, obsession, social decay, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, vietnam, harlem
Is relevant ?