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Life's Too Short
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: talky, humorous, not serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: physical appearance, sitcom, showbiz, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, dwarf, ambition, actor, workplace, agent, unsuccessful, small time, politically correct, hapless, backstage, comedian, everyday life, financial problem, fame, antisocial behavior, divorce, middle aged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
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Black Books
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25 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, disorder, workplace, showbiz, sitcom, lifestyle and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Documentary genres. Some movies like Life's Too Short: Extras (2005), I'm Alan Partridge (1997), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Black Books (2000), The Office (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: not serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
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The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch
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Fat Actress
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Audience: girls' night
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Duration: 79 min.
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Entourage
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Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
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French and Saunders
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, cynical ...
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Country: UK
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Louie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor ...
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Place: new york, usa
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Getting On
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Absolute Power
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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The Larry Sanders Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: clever, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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