Top 30 Movies Like Good Boys

Movies Like Good Boys

Have you ever watched any the movies like Good Boys? This 2019 movie is one of the exciting movies of 2019, and fans like me would love to watch other films like it.

This adventure movie, directed by Gene Stupnitsky and starring Jacob Tremblay, Brady Noon, and Keith L. Williams, portrays the misadventures experienced by three sixth-graders after attending a party hosted by classmates.

It is a 90-minute film with an IMDb rating of 6.7/10. This article contains some famous movies like Good Boys. Let’s learn about some of them, shall we?

1. This Is The End (2013)

  • Directors: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
  • Cast: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Michael Cera, and Emma Watson.
  • IMDb rating: 6.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 47m

Jay Baruchel, a professional actor, and comedian, is hauled along to James Franco’s house-warming party in his new Hollywood manor in L.A. Nevertheless, as Jay attempts to blend in with the celebrities, Apocalyptic events unfold in Los Angeles, setting off the Rapture. 

Six trapped survivors struggle with quickly diminishing food, water supplies, and cabin fever and must fight to remain alive.

This movie bagged the MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Moment and MTV Movie Award for Best Cameo. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

2. Booksmart (2019)

  • Director: Olivia Wilde
  • Cast: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte, and Jason Sudeikis.
  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 42m

Two teenage academic overachievers (Dever, Feldstein) lament, just before their secondary school graduation, that they ought to have worked less and played more. 

They thought staying focused would make them better than their secondary school peers, but they’d been cast aside by their peers for being bookworms and pretentious. 

So, the girls set out on a mission to stuff four years of fun into one night – a tumultuous experience that no measure of preparation could have set them up for. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

3. Neighbors 2 (2016)

  • Director: Nicholas Stoller
  • Cast: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Chloë Elegance Moretz, Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jerrod Carmichael.
  • IMDb rating: 5.7/10
  • Running time: 1h 32m

In this sequel to Neighbors (2014), Mac Radner (Seth Rogen) and pregnant spouse Kelly (Rose Byrne) were living peacefully until the uncontrollable sisters of Kappa Nu, even more, debaucherous than the fraternity that lived there before, moved in next door. 

As the boisterous gatherings compromise the sale of their home, the couple join forces with their ex-neighbor and adversary Teddy Sanders (Zac Efron) and devise plans to get the wild sorority off the block. Sadly, the insubordinate young ladies won’t go down quickly.

This movie was nominated for the Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) (2017), Oglethorpe Award for Excellence in Georgia Cinema, Golden Trailer Awards (2016) for Best Comedy, Trashiest Poster, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

4. Neighbors (2014)

  • Director: Nicholas Stoller
  • Cast: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and Dave Franco.
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 37m

A young couple, Kelly and Mac, are settling down in a tranquil suburban neighborhood with their infant kid when the fraternity brothers move into the house next door. 

Teddy is the President, and Pete is his right-hand man; however, they get into an all-out war with the couple when they adamantly refuse to tune down their party noise. 

The police aggravate the situation, the students end up on probation, and the couple desperately needs to win this feud.

This movie was nominated for the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2015), Critics Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Movie, and Denver Film Critics Society Award (2015) for Best Comedy Film.  This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

5. Sausage Party (2016)

  • Directors: Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan.
  • Cast: Michael Cera, James Franco, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride, Edward Norton, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, and Kristen Wiig.
  • IMDb rating: 6.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 29m

In this adult computer-animated comedy film, LifeLife is great for all the genuine products that dwell in the racks at Shopwell’s Grocery Store.

Frank (Seth Rogen), the anthropomorphic sausage; Brenda (Kristen Wiig), the sausage bun; Teresa Taco, and Sammy Bagel Jr. (Edward Norton) are all excited to return home with a cheerful client. 

However, after a botched trip to a great beyond, Frank and Bun soon find out the whole lives they were being lied to, and they, amid their terror, must enlighten the rest of the supermarket and devise a foolproof plan to escape from their human foes and a psychotic douche who wants to kill him.

This movie won the Golden Trailer Awards (2017) and the Guild of Music Supervisors Awards (2017) for Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under 25 Million Dollars, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

6. Superbad (2007)

  • Director: Greg Mottola
  • Cast: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Seth Rogen, Bill Hader, Emma Stone, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse
  • IMDb rating: 7.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 59m

13-year-old Seth and Evan are best pals with separation anxiety in the last weeks of secondary school. 

They attempt to intoxicate two young ladies, Jules and Becca, with good liquor, so they can lose their virginity and accumulate sexual experiences and skills for college. 

However, two bored and inept police officers, Michaels and Slater, complicate the pair’s self-proclaimed mission.

This movie was nominated for the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards (2007) for Best Ensemble Cast; Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2008), Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor, Best Comedy Movie; etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

7. Eighth Grade (2018)

  • Director: Bo Burnham
  • Cast: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson, Jake Ryan, and Fred Hechinger.
  • IMDb rating: 7.4/10
  • Running time: 1h 33m

13-year-old Kayla, in the last week of eighth grade, battles anxiety, awkwardness, angst, self-loathing, and the desire to acquire social acknowledgment from her peers, so she posts motivational YouTube videos about self-confidence even as she is addicted to social media

She turns sullen and silent around her single father (Josh Hamilton), and he becomes disappointed in her because of his desire to be in her LifeLife as her only parent. 

She must overcome her insecurities and figure out what she wants before she begins high school. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

8. Blockers (2018)

  • Director: Kay Cannon
  • Cast: Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena, Kathryn Newton, Geraldine Viswanathan, Gideon Adlon, Graham Phillips.
  • IMDb rating: 6.2/10
  • Running time: 1h 42m

Three best friends, Julie, Kayla, and Sam, are secondary school seniors who vow to lose their virginity on prom night. 

However, their overprotective parents, Lisa Decker, Mitchell, and Hunter, flip out when they uncover the details of this pact and join hands for a wild and tumultuous mission to prevent the young ladies from reaching their goals regardless of the expense. Blockers are also enlisted as one of the movies like Good Boys.

9. The Night Prior (2015)

  • Director: Jonathan Levine
  • Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie, Lizzy Caplan, Jillian Bell, Mindy Kaling, and Michael Shannon.
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 41m

Childhood friends Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen), and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have made it a custom for the last ten years to reunite in New York City on Christmas Eve and host a night of debauchery and hilarity. 

This tradition ends as they transcend into adulthood with Isaac preparing to be a father, so they plan to make it as memorable as possible by seeking out the Nutcracker Ball, the Holy Grail of Christmas parties in New York.

This movie was nominated for the Golden Schmoes Awards (2015) for Best Comedy of the Year; and the IGN Summer Movie Awards (2015) for Best Comedy Movie. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

10. Long Shot (2019)

  • Director: Jonathan Levine
  • Cast: Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Andy Serkis, June Diane Raphael, Bob Odenkirk, and Alexander Skarsgård
  • IMDb rating: 6.8/10
  • Running time: 2h 5m

Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen), a skilled and unique correspondent that attracts trouble, reconnects with his one-time babysitter and crush, Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron), a powerhouse diplomat who is brilliant, refined, and accomplished with a talent for almost everything.

He charms her with his self-deprecating humor and recollections of her youthful idealism, so Charlotte hires him as her speechwriter as she prepares to run for Presidency. 

Caught unprepared, he is unprepared for her glamorous lifestyle in the limelight, so he struggles to protect her from life-threatening incidents while dealing with the sparks that fly between them.

This movie was nominated for the Music City Film Critics Association Awards (2020) for Best Comedy Film; People’s Choice Awards, USA (2019) for Favorite Comedy Movie; etc. 

It also received the ReFrame Stamp (2020), Sun Valley Film Festival, U.S. (2019), Audience Award for Feature Film, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

11. Boyhood (2014)

  • Director: Richard Linklater
  • Cast: Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, and Ethan Hawke
  • IMDb rating: 7.9/10
  • Running time: 2h 43m

This is one of the movies like Good Boys that was filmed from 2002 to 2013. Boyhood portrays the ups and downs of childhood and puberty of Mason Evans Jr. (Ellar Coltrane) from ages six to eighteen upon his arrival at college. 

He experiences childhood in Texas with divorced parents (Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke) and his sister, Samantha (Lorelei Linklater).

It captures family meals, road trips, birthday celebrations, graduations, and other significant milestones. Childhood is a nostalgic time pill of the past and a tribute to growing up and parenting. 

12. Cuties (2020)

  • Director: Maïmouna Doucouré
  • Cast: Fathia Youssouf, Médina El Aidi-Azouni, Esther Gohourou, Ilanah Cami-Goursolas, and Maïmouna Gueye.
  • IMDb rating: 3.5/10
  • Running time: 1h 36m

Amy, a gifted 11year old Senegalese-French girl who experienced a traditional Muslim childhood, joins a hip-hop dance troupe named “the cuties” at school and quickly becomes mindful of her blossoming feminity – distressing her mom and her values simultaneously.

This movie was nominated for the Berlin International Film Festival (2020), Crystal Bear for Generation Kplus – Best Film, Generation Prize for Best Film, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

13. Jay And Silent Bob Reboot (2019)

  • Director: Kevin Smith
  • Cast: Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith
  • IMDb rating: 5.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 45m

It is the eighth film in the View Askewniverse. Jay and Silent Bob unintentionally transfer ownership of their names and rights to the new Bluntman and Chronic film by Saban Films.

They are now on a cross-country venture to Hollywood, Los Angeles, to prevent the reboot film based on them from being made, and en route, Jay finds out that he is a dad.

This movie was nominated for the Americana Film Fest (2020) Audience Award for Tops. This also is one of the movies like Good Boys.

14. Get Him To The Greek (2010)

  • Director: Nicholas Stoller
  • Cast: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, Colm Meaney, and Sean Combs.
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 54m

Aaron Green (Jonah Hill), a record company intern, receives a career-shaping task: He must protect and accompany an out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand), from London, California, to L.A.’s Greek Theater for his concert in 72 hours. 

Snow, notwithstanding, has various plans. Aaron’s girlfriend, Daphne, tells him that she has decided to complete her medical residency in Seattle, signaling a possible end to the relationship. 

Aaron must make things work between them while moderating Aldous’ drug abuse and getting him to the Greek on time.

This movie was nominated for the Black Reel Awards (2011) for Best Supporting Actor; Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2011), Critics Choice Award for Best Comedy Movie; Empire Awards, U.K. (2011) for Best Comedy. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

15. Yes Man (2008)

  • Director: Peyton Reed
  • Cast: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins, and Terence Stamp.
  • IMDb rating: 6.8/10
  • Running time: 1h 44m

After a nasty divorce, Carl Allen (Jim Carrey), a loan officer, develops low self-esteem, so he attends a self-improvement workshop and figures out how to unlock the power of yes for a year. Being positive helps him get a job promotion and even romance. 

However, he’ll soon realize that excess optimism can be detrimental and that not all open doors should be taken.

This movie won the ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards (2009) for Top Box Office Films, BMI Film & T.V. Awards (2009), and MTV Movie + T.V. Awards (2009) for Best Comedic Performance. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

16. The Happytime Murders (2018)

  • Director: Brian Henson
  • Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Bill Barretta, Joel McHale, Maya Rudolph, Leslie David Baker, and Elizabeth Banks.
  • IMDb rating: 5.4/10
  • Running time: 1h 31m

In a reality where people and living puppets dwell together, Ex-Detective Phil Philips is an unlucky puppet who rejoins the Los Angeles Police Department as a consultant when two tools from a ’90s children’s T.V. show are murdered. 

He teams up with his former human partner, Connie Edwards, and the squabbling pair race against time to safeguard other retired sitcom stars before the executioner strikes again.

This movie was nominated for the Alliance of Women Film Journalists (2019), EDA Special Mention Award for Actress Most in Need of a New Agent, and Hall of Shame; Golden Schmoes Awards (2018) for Worst Movie of the Year. The Happytime Murder is one of the movies like Good Boys.

17. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

  • Director: Nicholas Stoller
  • Cast: Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, and Russell Brand.
  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 51m

Peter Bretter (Jason Segel), a delightful aspiring musician, is crushed when his lover of five years, Sarah Marshall (Kristen Bell), the star of a cheesy CSI-style crime show, unceremoniously dumps him for a perverse British rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand). 

Seeing him so miserable, his step-brother Brian encourages him to go on a Hawaiian vacation, so Peter sets out for a retreat on Oahu where, as he’s checking in, he is shocked and devastated to see Sarah and her new boyfriend checking in as well. 

He is comforted by Rachel Jansen, an insightful hotel clerk who welcomes him to a luau and to hang out. Can Rachel save him? Will Sarah realize what she’s lost?

This movie was nominated for the Gold Derby Film Awards (2009) for Original Song, Golden Schmoes Awards (2008) for Best T&A of the Year, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

18. Big (1988)

  • Director: Penny Marshall
  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, David Moscow, John Heard, Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg, and Robert Loggia
  • IMDb rating: 7.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 44m

12-year-old Josh Baskin (David Moscow) wished to be significant at a Zoltar machine to hang out with his crush at a carnival. 

The following day, he becomes a 30-year-old man (Tom Hanks), so, with the help of his best friend, Billy, he travels to New York City and finds a low-level job at MacMillan Toy Company.

Susan Lawrence (Elizabeth Perkins) becomes enamored with Josh, and a chance encounter secures him with a promotion.

However, he is overwhelmed by the strain of living as a grownup and yearns to return to his previous LifeLife as a kid.

This movie was nominated for the Academy Awards, USA (1989) Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

19. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

  • Director: Judd Apatow
  • Cast: Steve Carell, Romany Malco, Seth Rogen, Catherine Quicker, and Paul Rudd.
  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 56m

Forty years old Andy Stitzer (Steve Carell) is a pleasant man who works as an electronics store shipping clerk and a stereotypical geek who plays video games and curates his action-figure collection in his free time. 

He is still a virgin despite having an interest in the opposite sex philosophically, as witnessed by his consistent and uncontrollable morning erections.

He has no practical experience nor theoretical experience because he doesn’t have any interest in porn or jerking off. 

This movie won the AFI Awards, USA (2006) for Movie of the Year, ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards (2006) for Top Box Office Films, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

20. The Interview (2014)

  • Directors: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
  • Cast: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, and Randall Park.
  • IMDb rating: 6.5/10
  • Running time: 1h 52m

A 2012 Vice documentary inspires the film. The CIA recruits the vapid, egoistical, yet charismatic moderator of the popular celebrity tabloid T.V. show “Skylark Tonight.”

Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapaport (Seth Rogen), who wants to do more serious journalism, en route to Pyongyang for an interview with a fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-UN (Randall Park), who has agreed to interview with them to boost their credibility and to help legalize them, and tell them to assassinate Kim. 

Aaron is up to the job, but Dave, an easily influenced dolt, is enthralled with Kim and regards him as a traumatized man-child instead of someone worth killing. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

21. The Guilt Trip (2012)

  • Director: Anne Fletcher
  • Cast: Barbra Streisand, and Seth Rogen.
  • IMDb rating: 5.8/10
  • Running time: 1h 35m

Before setting out on a cross-country road trip of a lifetime, starting in New York City and ending in Las Vegas, to sell his innovation — an environmentally friendly, effective, and human-safe home cleaning product, Los Angeles-based organic chemist Andrew Brewster goes to New Jersey for a quick visit to his widowed mother. 

When Joyce reveals her past love life to Andy just before he is ready to depart from New Jersey, Andy decides to invite Joyce along on the trip, planning to make a final stop in San Francisco to revisit that past without her knowledge. 

At first, he is aggravated by her shenanigans; however, as the miles roll by, he understands that they have a lot in common and that Joyce’s insight may be exactly what he needs to move on with his LifeLife as a happy and productive person.

This movie was nominated for the Razzie Awards (2013) for Worst Actress. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

22. American Reunion (2012)

  • Directors: Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg.
  • Cast: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tara Reid, Seann William Scott, Mena Suvari.
  • IMDb rating: 6.7/10
  • Running time: 1h 53m

It is the fourth installment in the American Pie theatrical series.  In mid-1999, four Michigan teenage boys started a journey to lose their virginity. 

In the concomitant decade, Jim (Jason Biggs) gets married to Michelle (Alyson Hannigan), and Kevin (Thomas Ian Nicholas) dumps Vicky (Tara Reid). Oz (Chris Klein) has become separated from Heather (Mena Suvari); however, Finch still desires Stiffler’s (Seann William Scott) mother (Jennifer Coolidge). 

These childhood friends return home to East Great Falls for their high school reunion and reminisce – – and become motivated by – – their previous teen selves.

In contrast, Kara, a charming secondary school senior, searches for the ideal person to lose her virginity to. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

23. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

  • Director: Neal Brennan
  • Cast: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, James Brolin, David Koechner, Kathryn Hahn, Ed Helms, Jordana Spiro, and Craig Robinson.
  • IMDb rating: 5.7/10
  • Running time: 1h 30m

In a frantic endeavor to save his used car dealership, Ben Selleck recruits a team of “car mercenaries” to increase sales during the Fourth of July weekend and rescue his shop from the brink of bankruptcy. 

Headed by the foul-mouthed and confident Don “The Goods” Ready (Jeremy Piven), the crew (Ving Rhames, James Brolin) has three days to sell more than 200 vehicles in Temecula. 

However, as Don embarks on his task, he becomes enamored with the boss’s daughter Ivy and needs more than his cars and his flirting skills to make a triumph out of the overwhelming weekend. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

24. Paul (2011)

  • Director: Greg Mottola
  • Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Blythe Danner, John Carroll Lynch, Sigourney Weaver, and Seth Rogen.
  • IMDb rating: 6.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 50m

Two English comic book and sci-fi nerds, Earthlings Graeme Willy (Simon Pegg) and Clive Gollings (Nick Frost), on a pilgrimage to America’s UFO heartland, encounter a wisecracking alien Paul (Seth Rogen). 

He had just escaped the top-secret military base outside Area 51, where he’d been imprisoned for the last 60years.

They must help him evade the Secret Service agents and her fanatical father who are after them and return to his home world via his spaceship. 

This movie was nominated for the Annie Awards (2012) for Character Animation in a Live Action Production and Character Animation in a Live Action Production. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

25. Grown Ups 2 (2013)

  • Director: Dennis Dugan
  • Cast: Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, Maya Rudolph, and Scratch Swardson.
  • IMDb rating: 5.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 41m

After having the time of his LifeLife three summers prior, Lenny Feder (Adam Sandler) concludes to move his family back to his old neighborhood so they can grow up with his childhood companions and their children.

However, between old and new bullies, schizophrenic drivers, drunk cops on skis, psycho grade school lovers, and 400 costumed party crashes, he realizes that he hasn’t left the crazy Life behind in Los Angeles. 

His friends, too, are dealing with their problems: Eric (Kevin James) must overcome his fears; Kurt (Chris Rock) is now working as a cable repairman, and Marcus (David Spade) discovers that he has an 18-year-old child. Grown-ups 2 is one of the movies like Good Boys.

26. Ted (2012)

  • Director: Seth MacFarlane
  • Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale, and Giovanni Ribisi.
  • IMDb rating: 6.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 46m

As a little boy, John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg), a Boston local, made a Christmas wish that Ted (Seth MacFarlane), his teddy bear, would come alive. 

It came true, and after thirty years, crude Ted is still his friend, which distresses Lori Collins (Mila Kunis), John’s lover, to no end.

When John planned to move in with his girlfriend, Ted, he was unprepared for the change, unintentionally ruining their relationship.

Even though Lori’s dismay is exacerbated by the pair’s steady abuse of beer and weed, she’s not the person who’s most disheartened with John; it might take the intercession of John’s childhood toy to assist him with growing up finally. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

27. Step Brothers (2008)

  • Director: Adam McKay
  • Cast: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Richard Jenkins, Mary Steenburgen, Adam Scott, and Kathryn Hahn.
  • IMDb rating: 6.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 38m

40yearold Brennan Huff (Will Ferrell) and Dale Doback (John C. Reilly) are both languid, jobless parasites who still reside with their folks. Brennan’s mom and Dale’s dad wed and moved in together, flipping their worlds around. 

Father sets challenging conditions: the two loafers must share a room and find a job within one month. Out of the job hunt and their passion for music stems friendship and domestic chaos intensified by their sleepwalking. 

Their aversion for each other, crazy competition, and narcissism pull the new family apart, compelling them to cooperate in rejoining their folks.

This movie was nominated for the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards (2009) for Best Grownup Love Story; Golden Trailer Awards (2008) for Best Summer 2008 Blockbuster Poster.  This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

28. Game Night (2018)

  • Directors: John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.
  • Cast: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, and Kyle Chandler.
  • IMDb rating: 6.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 33m

A competitive gamer couple, Max and Annie, are unsuccessful in their attempts to have a child because of Max’s stress encompassing his deep-seated insecurities when contrasted with his booming, appealing brother, Brooks. 

During Max and Annie’s routine game night weekend with their companions Ryan and another couple, Kevin and Michelle, Brooks shows up Max by showing up in a Corvette Stingray (Max’s fantasy vehicle) and sharing a humiliating tale about him. 

Brooks offers to host a murder mystery party with fake thugs and federal agents for the next game night at a house he’s renting while he’s visiting the area, leaving them in over their heads in a real-life mystery when gangsters kidnap him. 

In the interim, Max and Annie are endeavoring to keep their game nights secret from their cop neighbor Gary after his divorce from their companion Debbie, who traps them in a game.

This movie was nominated for the Music City Film Critics Association Awards (2019) for Best Comedy Film, Phoenix Critics Circle Award (2018) for Best Comedy Film, etc.

It also won the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards (2018) for Best Editing, Best Ensemble, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

29. Pitch Perfect (2012)

  • Director: Jason Moore
  • Cast: Anna Kendrick, Adam DeVine, Rebel Wilson, Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Hana Mae Lee, Alexis Knapp.
  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 52m

Undergrad Beca (Anna Kendrick), an independent, aspiring D.J., is thrust into the Barden Bellas, a cappella singing group consisting of mean ladies, pleasant ladies, and outright peculiar ladies after she arrives at her new school, even though she doesn’t want to be part of any clique. 

However, after she meets Jesse, from the rival all-male a cappella group, she takes the girls out of their comfort zone of traditional plans and pop songs and into a universe of great harmonic mixes in a battle to the apex of college music tournaments – Nationals.

This movie was nominated for the Key Art Awards (2013) for Best Trailer – Audio/Visual; Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA (2013) Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing – Music in a Musical Feature Film. 

It also won the MTV Movie + T.V. Awards (2013) for Breakthrough Performance and Best Musical Moment. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

30. Juno (2007)

  • Director: Jason Reitman
  • Cast: Elliot Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, and J. K. Simmons.
  • IMDb rating: 7.5/10
  • Running time: 1h 36m

A story told over four seasons, beginning in autumn when social misfit Juno MacGuff, a 16-year-old secondary school junior in Minnesota, is confronted with a spontaneous pregnancy after one episode of sexual intercourse in a chair with her best friend, Bleeker. 

In the sitting area of an abortion facility, the awkward and whip-sharp Juno surprisingly makes up her mind to bear the child and place them in the care of an adoptive couple. 

She reaches out to the ones she found in the PennySaver personals, enlightens her father and stepmother, and continues school. 

The chosen guardians, upscale elitists (one of whom is relaxed and easygoing, the other cautious and uptight), meet Juno, sign papers, and the year unfurls. 

Complications set in when the potential dad starts seeing Juno as something beyond the mother of his future kid, placing both his marriage and adoption at risk.

This movie received the Academy Award for Writing (Original Screenplay), Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Comedy, Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, etc. This is one of the movies like Good Boys.

Conclusion

If you are a fan of movies like Good Boys, this list will assist you in watching other movies like our reference movie. If you haven’t watched Good Boys or any other film like it, I assure you you’ll enjoy watching them.

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