Movies like Celebrity

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Celebrity (1998)
 6.3
 23K
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, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, lifestyle, celebrity culture, showbiz, spectacle, writing, greed, loneliness, justice, love and romance, urban, couples, media, media satire, dark hero, reporter, drugs, love, lesbian, prostitute, strong female character, skinhead ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about dialogue, artists and showbiz, runaway, storytelling, mentor, writers and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Celebrity: Stardust Memories (1980), Deconstructing Harry (1997), Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000), State and Main (2000), The New Age (1994). 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, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, introspection, imaginary character, couples, postmodernism, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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, human nature, alienation, writing, writer's block, art, artists and showbiz, heaven and hell, suffering, midlife crisis, postmodernism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: sexual, offbeat, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, gays and lesbians, love and romance, workplace situations, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, workplace, media, workplace romance, best friends, filmmaking, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, amateur theater, filmmaking, americana, lifestyle, small town life, love and romance, movie business, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couple relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.6
 969
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, self discovery, society, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: tragicomedy, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, infidelity, musician, music, love and romance, musician's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, fall in love, actress, guitar, music business ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, audition, hypochondriac, human nature, romance, family problems, couples, family relations, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, cynical, dark humor, light, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, writing, showbiz, screenwriter, money, mistress, artists and showbiz, hollywood, financier, film producer, film within a film, media satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: talky, cynical, witty, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, infidelity, adultery, blackmail, crime, loveless marriage, couple relations, human nature, moral dilemma, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, society, lifestyle, self discovery, ambition, love, adaptation, loneliness, village, nightlife, village life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, family life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: filmmaker, filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, friends, lifestyle, actor's life, film within a film, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor, character study ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: cynical, humorous, witty, clever, sexual ...
Plot: hollywood, transvestism, filmmaking, lifestyle, actor's life, anti conformity, office, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, showbiz, disorder, columnist ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, friendship, breakup, family problems, dishonesty, age difference, human nature, couple relations, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, rivalry, ambition, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, rich and poor, movie business, film industry, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 40K
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
Plot: audition, fish out of water, tv show, human nature, misfit, tv star, love and romance, showbiz, romantic rivalry, fictional reality show, reality tv, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, tv show, ambition, showbiz, media, late night, media satire, television show, talk show host, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1992
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: humorous, clever, sexual, biting, realistic ...
Plot: fashion, rise and fall, small town, obsession, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, destructive relationship, small town life, ambition, celebrity culture, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, europe, france, paris france, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.6
 51K
Irrational Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: teachers and students, college, depression, love affair, mystery, love and romance, character study, loneliness, unlikely friendships, moral ambiguity, redemption, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Monster in a Box (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living, and dealing with success while trying to be successful.
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: live performance, monologue, media, midlife crisis, musician's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, media satire, writer's life, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 410
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, parody, desire for fame, celebrity culture, media satire, rise to the top, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, ambition, disorder, showbiz, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, usa, france, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: clever, witty, talky, biting, realistic ...
Plot: showbiz, audition, tv show, pregnancy, teenage life, couples, disorder, network, actor's life, regret, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, couple relations, blind character, disorder, comedy of errors, blindness and impaired vision, audition, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, humorous, realistic, melancholic, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, movie business, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz, midlife crisis, workplace situations, disagreement, workplace, father daughter relationship, agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cannes, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wife, Helena, reeling from abandonment, decides to ...
Style: talky, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, marital infidelity, crumbling relationship, couples, human nature, marital problem, unrequited love, seance, coma, broken engagement, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
She's Funny That Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, funny ...
Plot: infidelity, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, romance, actor's life, adultery, call girl, father son relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: comedian, ambition, actor's life, showbiz, aging, family life, desire for fame, show business, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, elderly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: comedian, gangsters, urban, love triangle, infidelity, mistaken identity, love and romance, couple relations, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, crimes, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 560
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty
Plot: aging, filmmaking, midlife crisis, showbiz, lifestyle, introspection, actor's life, hollywood, down on your luck, couple relations, artists and showbiz, destiny ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 123K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, age difference, mistress, love triangle, divorce, city life, crumbling relationship, dating, adultery, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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