Movies like CB4

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CB4 (1993)
 6.2
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CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music as they claim... but a lack of musical ability in an artist never hurts sales, does it? You've just got to play the part of a rap star...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, satirical, funny, surreal, absurd, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: hip hop, wheelchair, jeep, parody, music, strong sexual content, friends, music band, ambition, artists and showbiz, hip hop culture, rise and fall, arson, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies, drugs/alcohol, disorder, rivalry, desire for fame, showbiz, criminal's revenge, goofy hero, celebrity culture, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and clever films with plots about artists and showbiz, lifestyle, music, friends, musician's life, showbiz and music band mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like CB4: That Thing You Do! (1996), Fear of a Black Hat (1993), House Party 3 (1994), The Bros. (2007), Death of a Dynasty (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, musician's life, fame, rise and fall, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, clever ...
Plot: parody, music, musician's life, rising to stardom, music band, partners, media, journalism, celebrity culture, lifestyle, buddies, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground laugh riot recounts the rise, fall and resurrection of a ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: hip hop, mexican standoff, rivalry, music, manipulations, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, figment, friends, partners, dishonesty, hip hop culture ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
House Party 3 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hip Hop duo Kid & Play return in the second follow-up to their 1990 screen debut House Party. Kid (Christopher "Kid" Reid) is taking the plunge and marrying his girlfriend Veda (Angela Means), while his friend Play (Christopher ...
Style: semi serious, not serious, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, music band, youth, ambition, musician's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, friends, lifestyle, nightlife, buddies, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 3.3
 229
The Bros. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wannabe "gangsta-rappers" resort to a crime spree in order to come up up with ten thousand dollars in order to finance a studio recording session.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, realistic, humorous, remake of american film
Plot: hip hop, ambition, musician's life, desire for fame, siblings relations, rise to the top, resort, partners, disorder, mistaken identity, destiny, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Death of a Dynasty (2003)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story which centers around Dave Katz, a journalist at a hip-hop magazine who is sent on assignment to uncover the often comedic underworld of Roc-a-Fella Records run by Damon Dash and Jay-Z.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: hip hop, journalism, desire for fame, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, buddies, ambition, media, crimes, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 750
Sugar Town (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: music, addiction, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, infidelity, friends, buddies, couples, showbiz, lifestyle, aging ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 4K
Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, music band, ambition, disorder, filmmaking, showbiz, partners, buddies, artists and showbiz, media, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.3
 1K
2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Story: A movie that spoofs boy bands like N*Sync, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, etc. It's the boy band version of Spinal Tap!
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: musician's life, relationship vs career, performer's life, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, media, media satire, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, music, desire for fame, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: offbeat, realistic, biting, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: punk, buddies, ego clash, rivalry, friendship, ambition, rock, friends, music band, nightlife, dishonesty, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Gangsta Rap: The Glockumentary (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The hardest group you've never heard of is back. Gangsta Rap is a mockumentary based on a group of over the hill gangster rappers (circa NWA), trying to make a comeback. Its a hilarious look at the soft underbelly of hard core hip hop.
Style: realistic, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: hip hop, artists and showbiz, musician's life, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, buddies, friends, drugs/alcohol, urban ghetto, music band, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 25K
Top Five (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, clever, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: interview, strong sexual content, hip hop, couples, media, tv show, drugs/alcohol, celebrity culture, love and romance, couple relations, relationship vs career, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 24K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, talky ...
Plot: reunion, musician, singer, folk singer, music, love and romance, showbiz, music band, lovers, buddies, musician's life, talented ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 60s, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 325
Elephant Parts (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Winner of the first video Grammy Award, Michael Nesmith (The Monkees) wrote and starred in Elephant Parts, a collection of comedy and music videos using money he inherited from his mother, the inventor of Liquid Paper. Elephant Parts is one hour ...
Style: not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty, humorous
Plot: showbiz, disorder, musician's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, goofy hero, parody, lifestyle, society, shot in the torso, hospital ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, witty, clever ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, cult, musician, pianist, success, fame, musical tour, singer, groupie ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 36K
The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, rock, music, music band, youth, teenage life, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, drums, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 19K
I'm Still Here (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: hip hop, showbiz, musician's life, celebrity culture, career change, performer's life, starting over, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, music, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she meets Steve (Dave Clark), a stuntman. Dinah and Steve hit it off and decide ...
Style: witty, feel good, offbeat, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rock, campaign, friendship, rising to stardom, desire for fame, musician's life, music, music band, missing person, ambition, friends, actor's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: offbeat, cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: music, filmmaking, heavy metal, lifestyle, showbiz, on the road, music band, performer's life, musician's life, artists and showbiz, friends, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, teenage life, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, celebrity culture, music band, band, rock, cultural icon ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: music, secret, friendship, conspiracy, manager, fame, musician's life, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 878
Body Slam (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!). When making arrangements for a campaign fund-raiser, he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sport, rivalry, music band, ambition, showbiz, rise to the top, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, athlete's life, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 43K
Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: not serious, humorous, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, rock band, music, music band, artists and showbiz, farce, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, hostages, radio station ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, rock, marijuana, singer, divorce, musician, parody, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, star ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
 6.4
 12K
House Party (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, school, high school, coming of age, party, parents and children, goofy hero, contests and competitions, teenage life, rivalry, when the parents are away, hip hop culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 10K
Soul Men (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-deceased lead singer. Cleo, a beautiful young woman ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: reunion, artists and showbiz, showbiz, on the road, music band, lifestyle, buddies, musician's life, african american, friends, r&b, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Eternity: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Big Hair. Guyliner. Someone lamenting by crashing waves on a beach or to their reflection in a fountain. Yes, we're talking about the 80s! Todd and BJ, two lonely wannabe artists, find one another and create the not-so-dynamic R&B duo ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: music band, ambition, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, follow your dream, buddies, friendship, rise and fall, showbiz, music
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Janky Promoters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two shady concert promoters get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, artists and showbiz, disorder, showbiz, partners, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, performer's life, lifestyle, financial problem, father son relationship, money problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Commitments (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: music band, irish, friendship, audition, singer, blues, star, music, urban ghetto, drugs/alcohol, friends, loud ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%