Movies like Fear of a Black Hat

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Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
 7.2
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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 clueless bunch of would-be rappers, Ice Cold, Tone-Def & Tasty Taste performing as N.W.H.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, funny, satirical, clever, talky, controversial, stylized ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, parody, rivalry, mexican standoff, music, musician, friends, performer's life, partners, music band, manipulations, artists and showbiz, hip hop culture, manipulation, social differences, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, figment, silly humor, rock and roll, nudity (full frontal - brief), rapper, rap ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Fear of a Black Hat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, cult film and clever films with plots about storytelling, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue, satire and music mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Fear of a Black Hat: This Is Spinal Tap (1984), CB4 (1993), Sugar Town (1999), Tapeheads (1988), The St?ned Age (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, witty ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, musical tour, singer, fame, success, pianist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
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100%
 6.3
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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 ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, parody, satire, rap, wheelchair, jeep, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, rivalry, buddies, music band ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.1
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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, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: music, musician, addiction, couple relations, rock, celebrity culture, drug abuse, showbiz, midlife crisis, infidelity, music band, love and romance ...
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, ambition, music band, disorder, filmmaking, showbiz, partners, media, artists and showbiz, buddies, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, witty ...
Plot: parody, music, partners, musician's life, media, music band, rising to stardom, lifestyle, journalism, buddies, celebrity culture, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The St?ned Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined to avoid another night of driving aimlessly around Torrance in the Blue Torpedo, Joe and Hubbs set out on a quest for fine chicks. Their paths soon cross with Tack, from whom they learn about a pair of foreign radical chicks hanging out ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy ...
Plot: rebelliousness, friendship, idealism, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, partners, nightlife, college, college life, society, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
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Marci X (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.
Style: humorous, feel good, controversial, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, tv show, disorder, media, music, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, parody, musician, marijuana, singer, divorce, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, star ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: punk, buddies, partners, ambition, music band, artists and showbiz, friendship, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
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Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, farce, nothing goes right, betrayal, gender, lifestyle, wedding, friends, disorder, couples, romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple, crimes, misfit, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
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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, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, music band, love and romance, satire, musical tour, lovers, talented ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
House Party 2 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kid'N'Play leave their neighborhood and enter the world of adulthood and higher education. Play attempts to get rich quick in the music business while Kid faces the challenges of college.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, college, college life, disorder, social relations, friends, money raising, campus, graphic violence, cons and scams, student life, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, nightlife, wedding, profanity, silly humor, ambition, musician's life, music band, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, witty, not serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, profanity, lifestyle, showbiz, friends, celebrity culture, silly humor, artists and showbiz, music band, musician's life, buddies, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, humorous, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, career change, celebrity culture, showbiz, starting over, actor's life, performer's life, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When his new album fails to sell records, pop/rap superstar Conner4real goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The ...
Style: satirical, funny, absurd, stylized, idiotic ...
Plot: pop star, celebrity, musician, concert, fame, parody, music video, music business, music, storytelling, dumb, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Finnish musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band.
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, satirical, light ...
Plot: music band, music, americana, family relations, career, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, dream, rock band, wedding, band, long lost relative ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, finland, mexico, russia, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980)
Genre: Music
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A rather incoherent post-breakup Sex Pistols "documentary", told from the point of view of Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, whose (arguable) position is that the Sex Pistols in particular and punk rock in general were an elaborate scam ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, music, manipulation, rebelliousness, cons and scams, showbiz, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, buddies, ambition, music band, rise and fall ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, high school life, high school, rebellion, camp, bong, rock, music, take over, administration, fighting the system, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, biting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, actor's life, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, media, lifestyle, nothing goes right, workplace situations, media satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, witty, talky ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, heroic mission, down on your luck, silly humor, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, fighting the system, rivalry, competition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 90
100% Arabic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie takes place in a poverty-stricken, rent-controlled neighborhood on the outskirts of Paris. Algerian immigrants, many of whom are in France illegally, the place has earned the nickname of "100%Arabica". It's a rough ...
Style: emotional, humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, immigrants, disco, culture clash, friends, ambition, artists and showbiz, music, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, society, politics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, desire for fame, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, juvenile delinquency, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, drug dealing, showbiz, destiny, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, concert, satire, femme fatale, partners, love and romance, hopes, wedding preparations and rituals, virginity, adult virgin, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 1K
2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: celebrity culture, showbiz, music, music band, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, rising to stardom, lifestyle, ambition, media, partners, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 142K
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: music band, singing competition, music, friendship, best friends, college, dialogue, romance, twists & turns, strong female presence, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 853
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, innocence lost, workplace situations, cons and scams, screwball, forgery, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, workplace, oral sex, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 144K
Wayne's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: heavy metal, music, satire, ex couple relations, musician, power relations, manager, living with parents, singer, fan, friends, sleazy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 22K
Soul Plane (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, hip hop, weed, society, drugs/alcohol, disorder, strong sexual content, music, black people, airline, parody, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%