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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, clever, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, sexy, satirical, enigmatic, harsh ...
Plot: old west, satire, showbiz, culture clash, politics, racism, legends and myths, leadership, society, ambition, americana, imperialism, buddies, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, cons and scams, sniper, native american, mysticism, myth, legend, savage, massacre, translator, heroism ...
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 culture clash, satire, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, runaway and catastrophe 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), Wagons East (1994), Hollywood Shuffle (1987), Little Big Man (1970), Watermelon Man (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: old west, miraculous event, christ allegory, surrealism, religions or cults, righting the wronged, friends, gang, crimes, society, dancer's life, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century
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95%
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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, parody, satirical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, adventure, on the road, starting over, gang, americana, unlikely partners, tough heroes, escapades, satire, gunslinger, native american ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, farce, racism, satire, actor's life, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, interracial relations, filmmaking, dark humor, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.6
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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: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, injustice, imperialism, americana, escapades, salesman, thief, society ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1865, 1870s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Watermelon Man (1970)
Genre: Comedy
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, suspense, biting, humorous, witty ...
Plot: switching roles, bus, racism, satire, culture clash, injustice, militant, restaurant, nosy, fighting the system, society, doctors and patients ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.2
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, workplace, forgery, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, screwball, workplace situations, cons and scams, innocence lost, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, love and romance, fish out of water, couple relations, showbiz, professor, couples, young lovers, actor's life, celebrity culture, actor, historian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: parody, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, election, patriotism, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, topical humor, satire, greed, leadership, artists and showbiz, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous
Plot: old west, con artists, gambler, saloon girl, friends, disorder, adventure, partners, misfit, crimes, gang, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.4
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Plot: journey, old west, embezzlement, criminal, native americans, cowboy, racism, mine, hostage, stranded, betrayal, stagecoach ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: There's something magical about an Australian accent that seems to make even the most caustic wit come off with good-natured charm. And that delicate blend of deviant behavior and good intentions has skyrocketed Aussie comic Jim Jefferies to ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, sincere, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, performer's life, showbiz, society, misfit, artists and showbiz, theater, stand up comedian, religions or cults, stand up special, drugs/alcohol, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, heist, adventure, mute or deaf, friends, crimes, cowboy, hostage, tough heroes, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: humorous, semi serious, epic, offbeat, 70mm film
Plot: wagon train, native american, quicksand, injustice, republican, tough heroes, friends, unlikely partners, leadership, crimes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: small town, satire, mechanic, dentist, backstage, audition, improv, city council, chinese restaurant, travel agent, alien contact, rehearsal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
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HealtH (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Style: cynical, biting, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: hotel, satire, convention, americana, media satire, political corruption, sexual relations, media, society, fighting the system, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, couples, disorder, social relations, family relations, social differences, self discovery, teenage life, americana, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, parody, exciting, not serious, light ...
Plot: cowboy, farce, small town, interracial relations, african american, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, convict, nothing goes right, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, suspense, biting ...
Plot: grudge, vaudeville, friendship, couple relations, showbiz, friends, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, psychotronic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, gang, elderly, crimes, criminal heroes, partners, heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: suspense, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: actor's life, satire, paparazzi, filmmaking, showbiz, private vs public, false accusation, celebrity culture, journalism, society, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, twins, self discovery, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, couples, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: witty, humorous, funny, parody, satirical ...
Plot: islam, culture clash, nothing goes right, politics, society, actor's life, satire, stand up comedian, sarcasm, farce, frame up, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, middle east, asia, pakistan ...
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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, farm, gunslinger, small town, fall in love, duel, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, notoriety, newcomer, horse, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, future
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, lifestyle, tv show, culture clash, showbiz, social decay, society, unfulfillment, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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: criminal, hanging, lawyer, judge, vengeance, society, starting over, vigilantism, gunfight, justice, obsession, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, san antonio texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, mayor, americana, prison, escapades, goofy hero, heroes, rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting, parody ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: old west, kidnapping, dentist, horse, cowgirl, stagecoach, native american, heroes, criminal heroes, escapades, goofy hero, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ricky Gervais third stand-up comedy routine.
Style: humorous, cynical, funny, talky, witty ...
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, showbiz, society, satire, stand up comedian, live performance, celebrity, monologue, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, witty, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, disorder, nothing goes right, society, tv show, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, satire, celebrity, ex wife, greed, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%