Movies like Cannes Man

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Cannes Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Film producer Sy Lerner makes a bet with a fellow film executive that he can turn any nobody into a star at the Cannes Film Festival. A New York cab driver who is visiting the festival is chosen as the test subject to settle the bet and Sy uses his skills of hype and manipulation to try and turn the cab driver named Frank into the talk of the town. Many celebrities make cameos throughout the film.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: farce, actor's life, desire for fame, celebrity culture, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, parody, rise to the top, cons and scams, media satire, ambition, movie business, disorder, lifestyle, investor, fire eater, clothing store, bikini girl, fishnet stockings, film festival, hotel desk clerk, car alarm, meditation, pratfall ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, cannes, beverly hills
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30 min.
 8.3
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USA
28 min.
 8.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, filmmaking, actor and media satire mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Cannes Man: Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000), Stardom (2000), My Life's in Turnaround (1993), Showboy (2002), Delirious (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lisa Picard Is Famous
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: actor's life, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, workplace situations, filmmaking, love and romance, media, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Stardom
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: fashion, small town, obsession, actor's life, musician's life, desire for fame, rise and fall, reality tv, rags to riches, rise to the top, rising to stardom, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, europe, france, argentina, new jersey ...
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My Life's in Turnaround
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two Manhattan slackers want to make a movie about their lives. One drives a cab, the other tends bar; neither has a clue how to make a movie. Things look up when real-life actors Phoebe Cates and Martha Plimpton agree to star in the project.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, best friends, urban, desire for fame, romance, bar, friendship, taxi, looking for love, singleness, filmmaking, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   61%
    User:   53%
 
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Showboy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christian Taylor, a writer on hit TV series Six Feet Under, is being profiled by a British documentary crew when he's sacked, though he doesn't know they've overheard the firing. They follow him to Las Vegas, where he is ostensibly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, unlikely couple, celebrity culture, gender bending, media satire, tv show, nightlife, showbiz, workplace situations, filmmaking, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Delirious
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: desire for fame, opposites attract, celebrity culture, hollywood, showbiz, filmmaking, ambition, couples, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, new york
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Celebrity
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: cynical, clever, witty, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: desire for fame, writing, celebrity culture, urban, drugs, ambition, obsession, dialogue, infidelity, writers, artists and showbiz, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Extras
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, best friends, celebrity culture, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, friendship, media satire, tv show, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
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Living in Oblivion
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: clever, surreal, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: nothing goes right, dreams, actor's life, ego clash, dialogue, filmmaking, showbiz, twists & turns, creativity, life philosophy, artists and showbiz, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
 7.0
 389
No Shame
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A script fell to Isabel by chance. In reading it you realize it's the same story of the romance she had with the film director Mario Fabra, author of the script. Isabel decides appointment with Mario, who was not seen again, but at the moment ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: actor's life, ego clash, teachers and students, lovers reunited, school, romance, love and romance, couples, artists and showbiz, aging, rise to the top, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Beware of a Holy Whore
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions between members of a film crew build while they wait for the arrival of the director and star to arrive on location.
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, talky ...
Plot: nothing goes right, hotel, actor's life, gays and lesbians, village, transsexual, filmmaking, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, gender bending, mistaken identity, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
 5.8
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Echo Park
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, gays and lesbians, single parent, crumbling marriage, bar, desire for fame, human nature, actress, dream, stripper, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria, california, europe, usa, los angeles
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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S.O.B.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, tragicomedy ...
Plot: hollywood, pornography, actor's life, innocence lost, suicide, showbiz, suicide attempt, death, filmmaking, office, artists and showbiz, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
Pauly Shore Is Dead
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, dark humor, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: death, stupidity, nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, weed, store, filmmaking, parody, artists and showbiz, hollywood, dumb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa
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    User:   43%
 
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What Just Happened
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During the course of an ordinary week in Hollywood, movie producer Ben (Robert De Niro) must navigate his way through shark-infested waters as he struggles to complete his latest projects. A demanding studio boss (Catherine Keener) demands extensive ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, midlife crisis, drugs/alcohol, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, writers, workplace, greed, media, brutality, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
Stardust Memories
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: hotel, postmodernism, weekend, relationships, introspection, existentialism, sarcasm, couple relations, obsession, art, life & death, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
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Childstar
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick, takes a turn when Taylor confides in him about the problems of celebrity and the fears of ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, coming of age, suburbs, celebrity culture, showbiz, suburban life, teenage life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Somebody to Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: actor's life, rising to stardom, self discovery, hollywood, romance, friendship, social differences, urban, unfulfilled love, celebrity culture, nightlife, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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The TV Set
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, television, writers, media satire, showbiz, parody, suicide, pornography, tv show, addiction, artists and showbiz, farce ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
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Dying of Laughter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, nightclub, buddies, rise to the top, media satire, reunion, workplace situations, friends, fame, dead, burial ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, wyoming
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System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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Ellie Parker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ellie Parker, an aspiring actress from Australia, lives a hectic Hollywood lifestyle, perpetually trying to land the role that will elevate her career. Living with her lothario musician boyfriend, Justin, Ellie is far from happy, finding support ...
Style: semi serious, clever, psychological, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, infidelity, hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender, friends, sex, audition, liar, cinematographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
Hollywood Dreams
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: actor's life, musician's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, fish out of water, romance, gender bending, bus, midlife crisis, mistaken identity, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, iowa, los angeles, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
Festival in Cannes
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, desire for fame, couple relations, infidelity, celebrity culture, media satire, midlife crisis, showbiz, filmmaking, unfulfillment, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: riviera, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
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The Pickle
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Director Paul Mazursky (Scenes From a Mall) takes a bite out of Hollywood with a hilarious look at the artistic sell-out. Starring Danny Aiello, Dyan Cannon Shelly Winters, Jerry Stiller, Chris Penn, and Ally Sheedy, this merciless comedy exposes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: actor's life, introspection, showbiz, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, aging, couples, midlife crisis, couple relations, destiny, down on your luck ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
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On Tour
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Formerly successful television producer Joachim Zand returns from America to his native France, where he previously has left everything behind, including friends, enemies and his own children. In his company is a burlesque striptease troupe whom he ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: performer's life, on the road, desire for fame, showbiz, ambition, family relations, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, estrangement, nothing goes right, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
 6.4
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Pecker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: art, photographer, artist, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, media satire, homeless, obsession, gallery, art gallery, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, baltimore, maryland, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
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Mistress
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, hollywood, artists and showbiz, writer's life, money, screenwriter, mistress, writing, media, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
 8.5
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Entourage
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, buddies, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, friends, womanizer, wealth, celebrity, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 5.1
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Girl 6
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, phone sex, pornography, sex, actor's life, self discovery, boss and employee, neighbor, masturbation, actress, loneliness, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 

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Ready to Wear
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 133 min.
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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My Favorite Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Benjy Stone is the junior writer on the top rated variety/comedy show, in the mid 50s (the early years). Alan Swann, an Erol Flynn type actor with a drinking problem is to be that weeks guest star.
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, television, gangster, swashbuckler, media satire, showbiz, gangsters, drinking, mentor, tv show, dialogue, redemption ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
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