Movies like The Longest Yard 2005

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 a football game 'fixed' to turn out quite another way.

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1 Blue Streak 1999

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an LAPD detective

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Les Mayfield

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.3

2 Anger Management 2003

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 treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Peter Segal

Writer:

David Dorfman

Country:

United States of America
6.3

3 Big Stan 2007

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.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Rob Schneider

Writer:

Josh Lieb

Country:

United States of America
6.2

4 Hitch 2005

Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter digging for dirt on Allegra Cole's love life. When Sara discovers Hitch's connection to Albert – now Allegra's boyfriend – it threatens to destroy both relationships.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Andy Tennant

Writer:

Kevin Bisch

Country:

United States of America
6.6

5 The 40-Year-Old Virgin 2005

Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a virgin. Determined to help Andy get laid, the guys make it their mission to de-virginize him. But it all seems hopeless until Andy meets small business owner Trish, a single mom.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Judd Apatow

Country:

United States of America
7.1

6 Step Brothers 2008

Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his mom's marriage to Dale's dad, leaving everyone to wonder whether they'll ever see eye to eye.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Adam McKay

Writers:

Will Ferrell (screenplay), Adam McKay (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

7 Old School 2003

Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Todd Phillips

Writers:

Court Crandall (story), Todd Phillips (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

8 Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy 2004

It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Adam McKay

Country:

United States of America
7.2

9 Wedding Crashers 2005

John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John meets Claire, he discovers what true love – and heartache – feels like.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

David Dobkin

Country:

United States of America
6.9

10 The Ringer 2005

Pressured by a greedy uncle and a pile of debt, lovable loser Steve Barker resorts to an unthinkable, contemptible, just-crazy-enough-to-work scheme. He pretends to be mentally challenged to rig the upcoming Special Olympics and bring home the gold. But when Steve's fellow competitors get wise to the con, they inspire him to rise to the greatest challenge of all: becoming a better person.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Barry W. Blaustein

Writer:

Ricky Blitt

Country:

United States of America
5.8

11 Blades Of Glory 2007

When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.

Genre:

Comedy

Directors:

Josh Gordon, Will Speck

Writers:

Jeff Cox (screenplay), Craig Cox (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

12 Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby 2006

The fastest man on four wheels, Ricky Bobby is one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. A big, hairy American winning machine, Ricky has everything a dimwitted daredevil could want, a luxurious mansion, a smokin' hot wife and all the fast food he can eat. But Ricky's turbo-charged lifestyle hits an unexpected speed bump when he's bested by flamboyant Euro-idiot Jean Girard and reduced to a fear-ridden wreck.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Adam McKay

Country:

United States of America
6.6

13 Tropic Thunder 2008

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 to get filming back on track, or risk its cancellation. On Tayback's advice, Cockburn drops the actors into the middle of the jungle to film the remaining scenes but, unbeknownst to the actors and production, the group have been dropped in the middle of the Golden Triangle, the home of heroin-producing gangs.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Adventure, War

Director:

Ben Stiller

Writers:

Justin Theroux (screenplay), Ben Stiller (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany
7

14 A Night At The Roxbury 1998

Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with Richard Grieco gets them inside the swank Roxbury club. Mistaken for high rollers, they meet their dream women, Vivica and Cambi, and resolve to open a club of their own.

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

John Fortenberry

Country:

United States of America
6.3

15 Eurotrip 2004

When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.

Genre:

Comedy

Directors:

Jeff Schaffer, Alec Berg (co-director) (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

16 Without A Paddle 2004

Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It revealed that he was hot on the trail of the $200,000 that went missing with airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper in 1971. They decide to continue his journey, but do not understand the dangers they will soon encounter.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Steven Brill

Writers:

Fred Wolf (story), Harris Goldberg (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

17 Big Daddy 1999

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.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Writers:

Steve Franks (story), Steve Franks (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

18 Mr. Deeds 2002

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 their piece of the pie. Babe, a television tabloid reporter, poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an exposé on Deeds.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Steven Brill

Writers:

Clarence Budington Kelland (short story "Opera Hat"), Robert Riskin (film Mr. Deeds Goes to Town) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

19 Meet The Fockers 2004

Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of opposites that definitely do not attract.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Jay Roach

Writers:

Greg Glienna (characters), Mary Ruth Clarke (characters) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

20 Major Payne 1995

Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding officer of a local school's JROTC program, a bunch of ragtag losers with no hope.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Nick Castle

Writers:

Joe Connelly (story), Bob Mosher (story) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

21 The Waterboy 1998

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.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Frank Coraci

Country:

United States of America
6.1

22 Happy Gilmore 1996

Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an attractive tour publicist tries to soften Happy's image.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
7

23 Billy Madison 1995

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.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Tamra Davis

Country:

United States of America
6.4

24 You Don't Mess With The Zohan 2008

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 -- to make his dreams come true.

Genres:

Comedy, Action

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
5.5