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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.
Style: cynical, humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious, satirical, enigmatic, harsh ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, old west, racism, ambition, legends and myths, artists and showbiz, society, buddies, americana, showbiz, leadership, celebrity culture, cons and scams, imperialism, revisionist western, native american, myth, savage, legend, translator, heroism, u.s. president, show, opera singer ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and talky films with plots about mentor, culture clash, dialogue, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe and redemption mostly in Comedy, Western and Drama genres. Some movies like Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson: Greaser's Palace (1972), The Frisco Kid (1979), Rancho Deluxe (1975), Hollywood Shuffle (1987), Little Big Man (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: humorous, talky, biting, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, election, head of state, leadership, patriotism, baseball, white house, americana, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Greaser's Palace (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: old west, surrealism, christ allegory, small town, friends, religions or cults, righting the wronged, lone wolves, dancer's life, hopes, anti heroes, miraculous event ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, partners, heist, crimes, friendship, culture clash, clergy, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, poland, san francisco, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Rancho Deluxe (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack McKee and Cecil Colson are two bumbling drifters who make a living by rustling cattle from other peoples herds in the wilds of Montana. Jack is from a wealthy background but left his parents as he resented their posh lives, and Cecil is a ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, harsh ...
Plot: friendship, disorder, partners, dishonesty, buddies, midlife crisis, good versus evil, fish out of water, vengeance, goofy hero, cons and scams, reluctant partners ...
Place: montana, usa, canada, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, misfit, actor's life, society, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, filmmaking, unlikely friendships, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.6
 31K
Little Big Man (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Style: epic, humorous, disturbing, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: old west, native american, chief, orphan, escapades, imperialism, injustice, americana, salesman, thief, society, scout ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: professor, actor, historian, showbiz, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fish out of water, actor's life, young lovers, couples, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.4
 10K
Hombre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, harsh, tense ...
Plot: embezzlement, cowboy, outlaw, journey, old west, danger, racism, betrayal, stranded, apache, stagecoach, character study ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, 70mm film, epic
Plot: wagon train, quicksand, native american, friends, tough heroes, misfit, society, injustice, republican, americana, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.6
 3K
4 for Texas (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Frank Sinatra plays a tough guy who hooks up with fellow rat packer Dean Martin to open a casino in this western.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, gangsters, heroes, crimes, cons and scams, lone wolves, criminal heroes, love and romance, chases and races, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Lightning Jack (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, mute or deaf, heist, adventure, heroes, hostages, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, lone wolves, crimes, chases and races, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, grudge, vaudeville, odd couple, actor's life, showbiz, friendship, friends, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, golden years ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 2K
Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: biting, realistic, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: beauty pageant, choreographer, social relations, family relations, small town, parents and children, contests and competitions, love and romance, couple relations, teenage life, mischievous children, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.8
 5K
Wagons East (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, native american, gunslinger, parody, culture clash, mistaken identity, on the road, gang, americana, misfit, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.7
 117K
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, small town, sheriff, ceremony, african american, desert, misfit, old west, interracial relations, odd couple, buddies, convict ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his own quirky brand of frontier justice upon strangers passing by.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, satirical, tense ...
Plot: outlaw, hanging, lawyer, judge, vengeance, society, starting over, vigilantism, gunfight, justice, obsession, career change ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, witty, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, workplace situations, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media satire, tv show, media, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: disorder, ghost, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, store, filmmaking, celebrity culture, desire for fame, media satire, cons and scams, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, usa, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.3
 2K
Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: disorder, self discovery, twins, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, mistaken identity, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 17K
Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: presidential election, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, head of state, republican, white house, usa president, bail bondsman, rescue, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 1K
Pocket Money (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Broke and in debt, an otherwise honest cowboy gets mixed up in some shady dealings with a crooked rancher.
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: cowboy, farm, best friends, introspection, human nature, alcohol abuse, cons and scams, crimes, down on your luck, switching roles, animal life, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
My Name Is Nobody (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Jack Beauregard, one of the greatest gunman of the Old West, only wants to retire in peace and move to Europe. But a young gunfighter, known as "Nobody", who idolizes Beauregard, wants him to go out in glory. So he arranges for Jack to ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, faked death, danger, friends, legends and myths, heroes, unlikely partners, hotshot hero, lone wolves, old west, friendship, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1960s
Place: new mexico, texas, arizona, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, society, actor's life, religions or cults, nothing goes right, islam, religion, comedian, stand up comedian, frame up, indians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: mechanic, small town, dentist, backstage, audition, city council, alien contact, chinese restaurant, travel agent, amateur theater, small town life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, talky, feel good ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, down on your luck, heroic mission, contests and competitions, fighting the system, ambition, rivalry, underdog, competition, homosexual, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, los angeles, california, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: gambler, saloon girl, dishonesty, partners, on the road, gang, rivalry, prostitute, gambling, disorder, cons and scams, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 30K
In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: humorous, feel good, sincere, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: workplace, self esteem, shyness, hopes, workplace situations, siblings relations, love and romance, sexism, concierge, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, introspection, infidelity, couples, buddies, manners, social relations, friends, family relations, getting along, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 23K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, spectacle, writing, greed, loneliness, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Watermelon Man (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jeff Gerber, an insurance agent, lives in a typical suburban neighborhood. He is also both racist and a fitness freak. But Jeff's bigoted world of taunting and harassing black people on and off the job is turned upside down when his skin ...
Style: disturbing, biting, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: racism, culture clash, switching roles, suburbs, suburban life, interracial relations, doctors and patients, nosy, restaurant, friendship, fighting the system, political unrest ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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