Dive into a cinematic world where humor collides with adventure, heartwarming moments intertwine with tension, and romance dances with irreverence! If you reveled in the hilariously chaotic journey of "We're the Millers," you're in for a treat.
We've curated a list of 24 films that echo the same delightful tones and moods, ensuring you're never short of laughter and entertainment. From mainstream hits to underrated gems, this list promises a roller-coaster of emotions, reminiscent of the Millers' wild escapades.
So, grab your popcorn, snuggle into your favorite spot, and let's embark on a movie marathon that'll have you laughing, crying, and everything in between!
The Hangover (2009)
In the neon-lit streets of Las Vegas, a bachelor party goes wildly awry, leaving four friends scrambling to find the groom before his big day. As they piece together their hazy memories, they're thrust into a whirlwind of chaos, crime, and laughter. "The Hangover" brilliantly blends humor with mystery, making it a modern comedy classic. Its unpredictable plot, combined with impeccable comedic timing, ensures that every moment is a delightful surprise.
2 degrees of seperation (similar to The Hangover)
Annie's life is a mess, but when she's asked to be her best friend's maid of honor, things take a hilarious turn. Navigating dress fittings, bridal showers, and an eclectic group of bridesmaids, Annie confronts her own insecurities. "Bridesmaids" is a refreshing take on friendship and the chaos of wedding preparations. With its heartfelt moments and uproarious comedy sequences, the film showcases the perfect blend of humor and emotion, making it a must-watch for comedy lovers.
21 Jump Street (2012)
Former high school foes turned rookie cops, Schmidt and Jenko, are assigned to an undercover operation to bust a high school drug ring. As they revisit their past, they realize high school has changed, and so have they. "21 Jump Street" is a riotous blend of action and comedy, reimagining the '80s TV show with a modern twist. Its sharp wit, combined with the dynamic chemistry between the leads, makes it a standout in the buddy-cop genre.
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Lloyd and Harry, two well-meaning but dimwitted friends, embark on a cross-country trip to return a briefcase, unwittingly getting entangled in a criminal plot. Their naive antics lead to a series of comedic misadventures. "Dumb and Dumber" is a testament to the genius of slapstick comedy. Its unapologetically silly humor, paired with the iconic performances of Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, has cemented its place as a comedy gem for the ages.
Step Brothers (2008)
When two immature, middle-aged men, Dale and Brennan, become stepbrothers after their single parents marry, the household erupts in chaos. Forced to share a room, their childish antics escalate into an all-out war. But soon, a shared enemy unites them. "Step Brothers" is a comedic masterpiece that showcases the impeccable chemistry between Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. Directed by Adam McKay, this film brilliantly captures the hilarity of adult men behaving like petulant children. Its quotable lines and unforgettable scenes make it a modern comedy classic.
John C. Reilly
Pineapple Express (2008)
Stoner Dale Denton witnesses a crime and leaves behind a rare strain of marijuana, Pineapple Express, at the scene. This sets him and his dealer, Saul, on a wild, action-packed adventure as they're pursued by hitmen and corrupt cops. Combining stoner comedy with action-thriller elements, "Pineapple Express" is a unique blend that only the minds of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg could conceive. With its memorable characters and high-octane sequences, the film redefines the boundaries of its genre, making it both hilarious and thrilling.
Ed Begley Jr.
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Nick, Dale, and Kurt are three friends who, fed up with their overbearing employers, concoct a plan to murder their respective bosses. However, their scheme quickly spirals out of control, leading to a series of comedic misadventures. "Horrible Bosses" is a dark comedy that brilliantly explores the fantasy of getting back at one's employer. With a star-studded cast including Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis, the film delivers non-stop laughs, clever twists, and a fresh take on workplace frustrations.
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
A malfunctioning hot tub sends four friends—Adam, Lou, Nick, and Jacob—back to the 1980s, a time of wild parties, questionable fashion, and youthful mistakes. As they navigate this blast from the past, they must ensure they don't alter the future. "Hot Tub Time Machine" is a riotous blend of sci-fi and comedy. It's a nostalgic trip that pokes fun at the '80s while delivering a heartwarming message about friendship and second chances. With its witty script and charismatic cast, it's a time-travel adventure that's both hilarious and heartening.
Date Night (2010)
Phil and Claire Foster's attempt at rekindling romance turns into an unexpected adventure in the bustling streets of New York. Mistaken for a pair of thieves, they're thrust into a world of crime and corruption. "Date Night" brilliantly blends humor with action, showcasing the undeniable chemistry between Steve Carell and Tina Fey. It's not just a comedy; it's a testament to the unpredictable nature of love and the lengths a couple will go to protect it. A delightful watch that's both hilarious and heartwarming.
Taraji P. Henson
Due Date (2010)
High-strung father-to-be Peter is paired with aspiring actor Ethan in a cross-country race against time. Their contrasting personalities lead to uproarious situations, making "Due Date" a comedic journey of unexpected friendships. Directed by Todd Phillips, this film masterfully combines slapstick humor with touching moments of vulnerability. Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis deliver performances that are both hilarious and heartfelt. It's a road trip movie that reminds us of the importance of patience, understanding, and the unexpected friendships that shape our lives.
Robert Downey Jr.
The Other Guys (2010)
Detectives Gamble and Hoitz are the laughing stock of the NYPD, always overshadowed by the department's heroes. But when a seemingly mundane case unravels into a massive conspiracy, it's their time to shine. "The Other Guys" is a comedic gem, blending action-packed sequences with laugh-out-loud moments. Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg's dynamic is pure comedic gold, making it a standout in the buddy-cop genre. A film that's as much about the underdogs as it is about wild car chases and explosive showdowns.
Samuel L. Jackson
Game Night (2018)
Max and Annie's weekly game night takes a dark turn when a murder mystery party becomes all too real. As the lines between game and reality blur, the group embarks on a chaotic quest to solve the puzzle. "Game Night" is a rollercoaster of suspense and comedy, with unexpected twists at every turn. The ensemble cast, led by Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams, delivers a masterclass in comedic timing. It's a film that keeps you guessing, laughing, and on the edge of your seat, proving that sometimes life's most thrilling moments come from the most unexpected places.
Michael C. Hall
Central Intelligence (2016)
When a former geek turned CIA agent, Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson), reconnects with his high school buddy, Calvin Joyner (Kevin Hart), a whirlwind of espionage and action ensues. The duo finds themselves in a web of international intrigue, dodging bullets and cracking jokes. "Central Intelligence" masterfully blends high-octane action with rib-tickling humor. Johnson and Hart's dynamic chemistry lights up the screen, making it a must-watch for those seeking a thrilling yet hilarious cinematic experience.
Timothy John Smith
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Peter LaFleur (Vince Vaughn) and his ragtag team of misfits face off against the arrogant White Goodman (Ben Stiller) in an epic dodgeball tournament. With the future of their beloved gym at stake, they must dodge, duck, dip, dive, and... dodge their way to victory. This uproarious comedy showcases the spirit of underdogs rising against the odds. Filled with memorable one-liners and slapstick humor, "Dodgeball" is a testament to the power of teamwork, determination, and the age-old sport of throwing balls at your opponents.
Joel David Moore
Identity Thief (2013)
Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman) discovers his identity has been stolen by a spunky con artist, Diana (Melissa McCarthy). Determined to clear his name, he embarks on a cross-country trip to confront her. What follows is a hilarious road trip filled with misadventures and unexpected bonding. "Identity Thief" is a delightful blend of comedy and heart, showcasing McCarthy's comedic prowess and Bateman's impeccable timing. Their on-screen camaraderie is infectious, making it a joyride worth taking.
The Internship (2013)
Salesmen Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) find themselves out of jobs in the digital age. Their solution? Land internships at Google. Thrust into a world of tech-savvy millennials, they must prove their worth and adapt to the digital era. "The Internship" is a heartwarming comedy about perseverance, friendship, and the clash of generations. Vaughn and Wilson's charismatic performances, combined with the vibrant backdrop of Silicon Valley, make it an engaging and uplifting watch.
Get Hard (2015)
When millionaire James King (Will Ferrell) is sentenced to San Quentin, he turns to car washer Darnell Lewis (Kevin Hart) to prep him for prison life. Their hilarious misadventures form the crux of "Get Hard." This comedy is a riotous blend of culture clashes and mistaken identities. Ferrell and Hart's dynamic chemistry lights up the screen, making it a must-watch for those seeking hearty laughs. The film cleverly plays with societal stereotypes, delivering humor with a hint of social commentary. A delightful romp that showcases the comedic prowess of its lead actors.
Craig T. Nelson
Mariana Paola Vicente
More Hidden Gems Like 'We're the Millers'
Venturing beyond the mainstream, our "Underrated Movies" section unveils hidden cinematic treasures that echo the charm of "We're the Millers."
These lesser-known gems, brimming with humor and heart, deserve their moment in the spotlight. Dive in and discover films that might have slipped under your radar but are not to be missed!
When city-dwellers George and Linda's stressful life in New York crumbles, they stumble upon Elysium, an idyllic hippie commune. As they immerse themselves in this free-spirited world, they confront personal boundaries and societal norms. "Wanderlust" brilliantly blends sharp humor with genuine emotion, offering a refreshing take on self-discovery and societal expectations. Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd's chemistry shines, making it a delightful watch. A film that's as heartwarming as it is hilarious, it's a testament to finding one's place in the world.
Joe Lo Truglio
Cedar Rapids (2011)
Tim Lippe, a naive insurance agent, steps out of his comfort zone to attend a convention in Cedar Rapids. Amidst the wild antics of the convention, Tim finds friendship, love, and a new perspective on life. "Cedar Rapids" is a hidden gem, blending earnest charm with offbeat humor. Ed Helms delivers a standout performance, capturing the innocence and growth of his character. A feel-good movie that's both touching and riotously funny, it's a journey of self-discovery you won't want to miss.
John C. Reilly
Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Joel, the owner of an extract plant, navigates a series of personal and professional mishaps, from a potential affair to an accident-prone employee. "Extract" is a comedic exploration of work-life balance, filled with quirky characters and unexpected twists. Directed by Mike Judge, the film offers a unique blend of workplace humor and relationship drama. With a stellar cast led by Jason Bateman, it's a witty and insightful look into the challenges of modern life.
Clifton Collins Jr.
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Don Ready and his eccentric team of car liquidators are hired to save a struggling auto dealership over the Fourth of July weekend. What ensues is a whirlwind of outrageous sales pitches and unexpected romances. "The Goods" is a raucous comedy that never lets up on the gas. With its rapid-fire jokes and memorable characters, it's a wild ride from start to finish. Jeremy Piven shines as the fast-talking Don, making it a must-watch for those craving a hearty laugh.
Let's Go to Prison (2006)
John Lyshitski (Dax Shepard) has a vendetta against the judge who's sent him to jail multiple times. When the judge dies, John targets the judge's son, Nelson Biederman IV (Will Arnett), framing him for a crime. Both end up in the same prison, leading to comedic chaos. "Let's Go to Prison" is a dark comedy that satirizes the prison system with wit and irreverence. Shepard and Arnett's comedic timing is impeccable, and the film's unique premise sets it apart. It's a hidden gem that offers both humor and a fresh perspective on prison life.
Out Cold (2001)
Set in the snowy landscapes of Alaska, "Out Cold" follows a group of snowboarding friends who are faced with the potential commercialization of their beloved mountain by a wealthy businessman. Amidst the snow and slopes, the film is packed with slapstick humor, romance, and snowboarding antics. "Out Cold" is a cult classic, especially among snowboarding enthusiasts. Its laid-back vibe, combined with a stellar cast including Jason London and Lee Majors, captures the essence of mountain life and camaraderie. A feel-good film that's perfect for a winter movie night.
The Brothers Solomon (2007)
John and Dean Solomon (Will Arnett and Will Forte) are socially awkward siblings with a mission: to grant their dying father's wish for a grandchild. Their attempts at dating and fatherhood lead to a series of comedic blunders. "The Brothers Solomon" is a heartwarming comedy that explores family, love, and the lengths we go for those we care about. Arnett and Forte's performances are endearingly goofy, making the Solomon brothers unforgettable. The film's unique humor, combined with its touching moments, creates a delightful balance that resonates with audiences.