Movies like Celebrity

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Celebrity (1998)
 6.3
 24K
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 lavish party to another and engages in numerous empty romances, he starts to doubt the worth of his work. Meanwhile, top TV producer Tony falls for Robin and introduces her to the world of celebrity.
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, satirical, clever, biting, suspense ...
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, lifestyle, celebrity culture, showbiz, spectacle, satire, writing, film within a film, celebrity, ex wife, greed, loneliness, justice, love and romance, urban, couples, media, media satire, profanity, dark hero, reporter, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Celebrity

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, writers, satire, dialogue, mentor, runaway and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Celebrity: Stardust Memories (1980), Deconstructing Harry (1997), Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000), The New Age (1994), Adaptation. (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stardust Memories (1980)
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, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, filmmaking, showbiz, couples, postmodernism, imaginary character, introspection, lifestyle, self discovery, performer's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, alienation, human nature, writing, writer's block, art, postmodernism, glory, suffering, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
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: offbeat, sexual, sexy, talky, witty ...
Plot: satire, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations, gays and lesbians, rising to stardom, actor's life, gender, love and romance, rise to the top, desire for fame, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.6
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, self discovery, filmmaking, society, crumbling marriage, rise and fall, infidelity, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 7.7
 172K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, talky, witty, sincere ...
Plot: writers, writer's block, twins, obsession, mentally unstable, filmmaking, writer's life, odd, family relations, artists and showbiz, uptight character, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 20K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, film within a film, amateur theater, filmmaking, small town life, americana, love and romance, lifestyle, movie business, showbiz, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, vermont, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 2K
Mistress (1992)
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: humorous, dark humor, cynical, captivating, light ...
Plot: filmmaking, writing, showbiz, hollywood, screenwriter, mistress, money, artists and showbiz, satire, film within a film, financier, film producer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: thought provoking, talky, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, infidelity, adultery, blackmail, crime, crimes, loveless marriage, moral dilemma, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Living in Oblivion (1995)
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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: film within a film, filmmaker, filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, friends, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thanksgiving, artist, infidelity, family relations, audition, hypochondriac, human nature, couples, family problems, romance, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 2K
Stardom (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Canada
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: clever, captivating, realistic, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: fashion, rise and fall, rising to stardom, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, rise to the top, obsession, celebrity culture, showbiz, model, fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, canada, europe, montreal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, tragicomedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, musician, infidelity, music, musician's life, love and romance, nightlife, fall in love, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, actress, guitar ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, rich and poor, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 5K
S.O.B. (1981)
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: sexy, cynical, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, transvestism, filmmaking, catastrophe, columnist, disorder, couples, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, anti conformity ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, breakup, crumbling marriage, friendship, family problems, dishonesty, age difference, human nature, couple relations, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, introspection, parents and children, couple relations, family life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 6K
Delirious (2006)
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, humorous, cynical, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: paparazzi, ambition, obsession, rise to the top, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, love and romance, lifestyle, showbiz, vengeance, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: humorous, sentimental, ironic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: couples, self discovery, society, lifestyle, love, ambition, adaptation, loneliness, bittersweet, stash, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.5
 5K
The TV Set (2006)
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: witty, semi serious, satirical, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, tv show, audition, artists and showbiz, network, nothing goes right, media satire, actor's life, strong female character, television, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 422
Cannes Man (1997)
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 ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, parody, media satire, farce, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, disorder, ambition, cons and scams, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, france, usa, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, biting ...
Plot: rivalry, tv show, showbiz, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, media, ambition, late night, media satire, television show, television, show business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1992
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 574
The Pickle (1993)
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: witty, cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: satire, film within a film, filmmaking, midlife crisis, hollywood, aging, artists and showbiz, couple relations, couples, down on your luck, bittersweet, destiny ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
What Just Happened (2008)
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: witty, realistic, humorous, melancholic, biting ...
Plot: movie business, hollywood, filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz, midlife crisis, disagreement, workplace situations, workplace, satire, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, cannes, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hollywood Ending (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner: Work for his ex-wife Ellie or forfeit his last shot. Is Val ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: movie business, one more chance, showbiz, comedy of errors, couple relations, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, disorder, blind character, blindness and impaired vision, audition, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 41K
Edtv (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, audition, fictional reality show, tv show, human nature, misfit, tv star, showbiz, love and romance, satire, romantic rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 3K
Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: starlet, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, prodigy, celebrity culture, rivalry, showbiz, intrigue, youth, artists and showbiz, talent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he realizes that the rest of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Plot: showbiz, comedian, ambition, actor's life, desire for fame, family life, aging, show business, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, semi serious, light, funny, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: interview, showbiz, opposites attract, desire for fame, media, ambition, love and romance, comedian, introspection, tv show, journalist, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, showbiz, comedian, profanity, disorder, couples, dishonesty, comeback, mistaken identity, urban, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 13K
Pecker (1998)
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, witty, absurd, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: art, photographer, lifestyle, stripper, ambition, social differences, society, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, popularity, photograph ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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