Quiz Lady is a comedy-drama film directed by Jessica Yu, from a screenplay by Jen D’Angelo. The Hulu original film revolves around Anne, a game show-obsessed woman, who has to come together with her chaotic and irresponsible sister Jenny to pay off her mother’s gambling debts. To get the money Anne will have to go on a cross-country journey with her sister to get to the game show and win it. Quiz Lady stars Awkwafina as Anne, Sandra Oh as Jenny, Will Ferrell as Terry McTeer, Holland Taylor as Francine, and Jason Schwartzman as Ron Heacock. So, if you loved the Hulu film here are some similar movies you could watch next.
Bad Words (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Jason Bateman (Identity Thief) makes his feature directorial debut with the subversive comedy BAD WORDS. Mr. Bateman stars as Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. Contest officials, outraged parents, and overly ambitious 8th graders are no match for Guy, as he ruthlessly crushes their dreams of victory and fame. As a reporter (Kathryn Hahn) attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward 10-year-old Chaitanya (Rohan Chand), who is completely unfazed by Guy’s take-no-prisoners approach to life. Also starring Allison Janney and Philip Baker Hall.
Quiz Show (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: An exciting look behind the scenes at the thrills and high-stakes competition of TV’s hottest big-money game show! But fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigator (Rob Morrow) uncovers corruption beneath the quiz show’s glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion (Ralph Fiennes) and the disgruntled ex-champ (John Turturro).
Slumdog Millionaire (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: From Danny Boyle, director of Trainspotting and 28 Days Later, comes the story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”
The Sitter (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Jonah Hill as “The Sitter” is the last person you want watching your kids. But this time, The Sitter has met his match in three manipulative brats. When a shady endeavor in which he finds himself in goes bad, The Sitter and the malevolent youngsters embark on a wild chase through Manhattan. From the director of “Pineapple Express.”
Central Intelligence (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Dwayne Johnson (Get Smart) and Kevin Hart (Get Hard) star in this action comedy from the filmmaker behind We’re the Millers and Dodgeball. The story follows a one-time bullied geek, Bob, who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Johnson), coming home for his high school reunion. Claiming to be on a top-secret case, he enlists the help of the former “big man on campus” Calvin, (Hart), now an accountant who misses his glory days. But before the staid numbers cruncher realizes what he’s getting into, it’s too late to get out, as his increasingly unpredictable new friend drags him through a world of shootouts, double-crosses and espionage that could get the both killed in more ways than he can count.
The Hangover (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: When three friends get together for one last weekend-long bachelor party in Vegas, they think they had a good time. But it’s very hard to remember, and they are suffering the dreadful after-effects of girls, party and alcohol. And then they realize they have somehow lost the groom! Now, they must struggle to retrace their wild weekend to find their friend and deliver the bridegroom to his wedding — even as they suffer from one killer Hangover!
We’re the Millers (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: David Burke (Jason Sudeikis) is a small-time pot dealer whose clientele includes chefs and soccer moms, but no kids—after all, he has his scruples. So what could go wrong? Plenty. Preferring to keep a low profile for obvious reasons, he learns the hard way that no good deed goes unpunished when he tries to help out some local teens and winds up getting jumped by a trio of gutter punks.
Stealing his stash and his cash, they leave him in major debt to his supplier, Brad (Ed Helms). In order to wipe the slate clean—and maintain a clean bill of health—David must now become a big-time drug smuggler by bringing Brad’s latest shipment in from Mexico.
Twisting the arms of his neighbors, cynical stripper Rose (Jennifer Aniston) and wannabe customer Kenny (Will Poulter), and the tatted-and-pierced streetwise teen Casey (Emma Roberts), he devises a foolproof plan. One fake wife, two pretend kids and a huge, shiny RV later, the “Millers” are headed south of the border for a Fourth of July weekend that is sure to end with a bang.
Due Date (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: In this comedy about fatherhood, Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man, Sherlock Holmes) plays Peter Highman, an expectant first-time father whose wife’s due date is a mere five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at her side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry when a chance encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay (The Hangover’s Zach Galifianakis) forces Peter to hitch a ride with the slacker – on what turns out to be a cross-country road trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, numerous friendships and Peter’s last nerve. Oscar® winners Jamie Foxx (Ray) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine) add to the chaotic fun as Downey’s friend and father, respectively.
Keanu (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, a.k.a. the hugely popular comedy duo Key & Peele, star in New Line Cinema’s action comedy Keanu. The two play Clarence and Rell, cousins who live in the city but are far from streetwise. When Rell’s beloved kitten, Keanu, is catnapped, the hopelessly straight-laced pair must impersonate ruthless killers in order to infiltrate a street gang and retrieve the purloined feline. But the incredibly adorable kitten becomes so coveted that the fight over his custody creates a gang war, forcing our two unwitting heroes to take the law into their own hands.
Pineapple Express (Starz & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Ride high on the Pineapple Express, the outrageously hysterical blockbuster from Judd Apatow, the director and screenwriter of Knocked Up. A lazy stoner (Seth Rogen) is the sole witness to a murder by an evil drug lord (Gary Cole) and a corrupt cop (Rosie Perez). Marked for death, he runs for his life, dragging his dazed dealer (James Franco) and his supplier (Danny McBride) with him on a hilarious pot-fueled adventure. Directed by David Gordon Green. Screenplay by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg.