10 Movies Like Zoolander

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This is a list of movie recommendations of movies similar to Zoolander. Bear in mind that this list is in no particular order.

Figure skaters Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder) take their intense rivalry too far during the Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City; both are banned from competition after a nasty brawl. After several years out of the public eye and hungry for glory, the men decide to set aside their feud and exploit a loophole that allows them to compete as a pair.

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

When North Korean ruler Kim Jong-il (Trey Parker) orchestrates a global terrorist plot, it’s up to the heavily armed marionettes of the highly specialized Team America unit to stop his dastardly scheme. The group, which includes the thespian-averse technology expert Chris (Matt Stone), not only has to face off against Jong-il, but they must also contend with F.A.G., the Film Actors Guild, a cadre of Hollywood liberals at odds with Team America’s “policing the world” tactics.

For Rod Kimball (Andy Samberg), performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank (Ian McShane), who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most outrageous stunt yet to raise money for Frank’s operation — and then Rod will kick Frank’s butt.

Gerry (Aaron Schwartz) is not looking forward to his summer vacation since he’ll be spending it at a camp for overweight boys in order to shed pounds. Fortunately, a kindly couple, the Bushkins (Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara), run the camp and make the process fun and relaxed. However, they’re soon forced to declare bankruptcy and sell the camp to Tony Perkis (Ben Stiller), a fitness fanatic who turns the camp into a living nightmare of over-the-top training. But the kids plan to fight back.

Ted’s (Ben Stiller) dream prom date with Mary (Cameron Diaz) never happens due to an embarrassing injury at her home. Years later, Ted hires Pat Healy (Matt Dillon) to track down Mary so he can reconnect with her. Pat lies to Ted about Mary and he finds out everything he can about her to trick her into dating him. Ted travels to meet Mary and has to weave through the web of lies that Pat and Mary’s friend Tucker (Lee Evans) have woven to try and win her over.

Hotshot television anchorman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) welcomes upstart reporter Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) into the male-dominated world of 1970s broadcast news — that is, until the talented female journalist begins to outshine Burgundy on air. Soon he grows jealous, begins a bitter feud with Veronica and eventually makes a vulgar slip on live TV that ruins his career. However, when an outrageous story breaks at the San Diego Zoo, Ron may get a chance to redeem himself.

Following a childhood tragedy, Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) follows a long and winding road to music stardom. Dewey perseveres through changing musical styles, an addiction to nearly every drug known and bouts of uncontrollable rage, until finally, he wins the heart, but not necessarily the body, of his loyal backup singer, Darlene (Jenna Fischer).

The son of a wealthy politician (Ryan O’Neal), Brad Gluckman (Jamie Kennedy) tries to emulate urban street culture and aspires to be a rapper, going by the name of “B-Rad.” In order to discourage Brad from pursuing his thug-inspired antics, his dad hires two African-American actors, Sean (Taye Diggs) and PJ (Anthony Anderson), to pose as gang members and introduce the naïve youth to real ghetto life. Things don’t go as planned when it becomes clear that Sean and PJ are as sheltered as Brad.

Steve Barker (Johnny Knoxville) finds himself in a predicament. His friend Stavi, whom he was forced to fire, loses several fingers in an accident, and he has no way of covering the cost of surgery without health insurance. Meanwhile, his gambling uncle, Gary (Brian Cox), is racking up a huge debt. Needing money quickly to help Stavi and Gary, Barker reluctantly goes along with his uncle’s plan to fix the Special Olympics, with Barker posing as an athlete — but the competition is steep.

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