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Life's Too Short (2011)
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Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, funny, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, agent, comedian, ambition, fame, everyday life, lifestyle, actor's life, dark humor, misfit, career, showbiz, workplace, physical appearance, success, divorce, backstage, frustration, antisocial behavior, artists and showbiz, financial problem, life, humour, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, workplace, lifestyle, showbiz, satire, disorder and comedian mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Life's Too Short: Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Extras (2005), Pastewka (2005), Lead Balloon (2006), Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
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Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Pastewka (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Pastewka is a German television sitcom that began airing on German TV channel Sat.1 in 2005. The series, currently in its sixth season, is set in Cologne, with German actor Bastian Pastewka starring as a fictionalized version of himself. It has been ...
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Place: germany
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Lead Balloon (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Lead Balloon is a British television series produced by Open Mike Productions for BBC Four. The series was created and is co-written by comedian Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. It stars Dee as Rick Spleen, a cynical and misanthropic comedian whose life ...
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Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)
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Duration: 79 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, funny, cynical, light ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
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Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, showbiz, society, satire, stand up comedian, live performance, celebrity, monologue, performer's life ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 29 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, talky
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Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 (2010)
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Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Duration: 72 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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Pete versus Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Place: england, europe
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