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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, contemplative, satirical, enigmatic ...
Plot: old west, satire, showbiz, culture clash, politics, racism, ambition, legends and myths, artists and showbiz, society, buddies, leadership, americana, celebrity culture, cons and scams, imperialism, revisionist western, sniper, native american, mysticism, myth, savage, legend, massacre, translator ...
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, dialogue, storytelling, culture clash, runaway, farce 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), Hollywood Shuffle (1987), Watermelon Man (1970), Little Big Man (1970), The Alarmist (1997). 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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: old west, miraculous event, christ allegory, surrealism, artists and showbiz, americana, religions or cults, righting the wronged, friends, misfit, society, buddies ...
Time: 19th century
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95%
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, satire, misfit, society, actor's life, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, realistic ...
Plot: switching roles, racism, satire, culture clash, doctors and patients, society, showbiz, militant, discrimination, injustice, americana, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.6
 32K
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, escapades, imperialism, injustice, americana, society, salesman, thief ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: satire, investigation, forgery, workplace, innocence lost, workplace situations, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, screwball, oral sex, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ 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, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: professor, actor, historian, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, fish out of water, actor's life, young lovers, couples, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
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82%
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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, satirical, unusual plot structure, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, adventure, on the road, starting over, parody, gang, americana, unlikely partners, tough heroes, danger, escapades, satire ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, not serious, realistic, topical humor ...
Plot: politics, parody, patriotism, election, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, satire, family drama, greed, baseball, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, fish out of water, old west, bank robber, heist, crimes, partners, friendship, culture clash, buddies, disorder, polish ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, usa, europe ...
⇓ 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, realistic, semi serious, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, mute or deaf, heist, adventure, friends, crimes, cowboy, disorder, buddies, crime gone awry, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, suspenseful, serious, harsh, tense ...
Plot: cowboy, embezzlement, criminal, journey, outlaw, native americans, old west, danger, racism, hostage, mine, stranded ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, epic, 70mm film
Plot: quicksand, wagon train, native american, misfit, society, culture clash, anti hero, rivalry, murder, friends, tough heroes, republican ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, witty ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, family relations, social relations, introspection, suburban life, love and romance, small town, strong female presence, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, exciting, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: old west, gambler, con artists, saloon girl, cons and scams, crimes, fall in love, adventure, gambling, misfit, prostitute, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, witty, funny, satirical, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, nothing goes right, politics, society, actor's life, satire, islam, stand up comedian, sarcasm, parody, stupidity, farce ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: reunion, grudge, vaudeville, odd couple, actor's life, showbiz, friendship, couples, partners, buddies, couple relations, golden years ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, gang, heist, old west, womanizer, friends, tough heroes, hitman, elderly, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.7
 122K
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, parody, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, farce, desert, sheriff, old west, misfit, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, satire, backstage, dentist, audition, chinese restaurant, travel agent, alien contact, amateur theater, city council, improv ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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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: self discovery, disorder, twins, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
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64%
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, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, tv show, media, hidden identity, nothing goes right, workplace situations, media satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: biting, suspense, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, apathy, social decay, eccentric family, deadly, family relations, meet the parents, crimes, couple relations, violence spree ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, harsh ...
Plot: disorder, partners, good versus evil, friends, midlife crisis, rivalry, friendship, cons and scams, goofy hero, crimes, reluctant partners, americana ...
Place: montana, usa, canada, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, outlaw, hanging, judge, lawyer, vengeance, vigilantism, society, starting over, gunfight, justice, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: family relations, family life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, society, nothing goes right, disorder, tv show, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
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Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, political comedy, satirical ...
Plot: politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, nothing goes right, state affairs, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Scalphunters (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Trapper Joe is on his way to the town with all of his gain of hides of the last winter. However a group of Indians stops him and takes all of his hides, leaving him the escaped slave Joseph instead. But Joe has no use for Joseph and is determined to ...
Style: cult film, realistic, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, chase, heroes, interracial relations, satire, society, criminal heroes, crimes, fugitives, lone wolves, anti heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, australia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, not serious, satirical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, parody, farm, duel, small town, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, newcomer, notoriety, self discovery, drugs/alcohol, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, future
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Boss Nigger (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.
Style: semi serious, humorous, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, partners, disorder, law enforcement, rivalry, bar fight, bounty hunter, parody, small town, chases and races, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, old west, danger, faked death, friendship, partners, lone wolves, legends and myths, hotshot hero, unlikely partners, orchestral, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%