Movies like The Grand Dukes

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The Grand Dukes (1996)
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The Grand Dukes (1996)
Original name: Les Grands Ducs
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three aging and failed comedians, Georges Cox, Victor Vialat and Eddie Carpentier, hit the road again with a lousy production of a lousy play, of course under the worst possible conditions.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious
Plot: aging, on the road, womanizer, love and romance, rally, starting over, artists and showbiz, farce, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, actor's life, disorder, showbiz, cons and scams, theater, grandfather, bankruptcy, backstage, stage, improv, actor playing female role, broken leg, stage fright, times square manhattan new york city ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, artists and showbiz, disorder, lifestyle, love and romance, showbiz and filmmaking mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Grand Dukes: Dead Tired (1994), Twice Upon a Time (2006), Actors (2000), Incognito (2009), Pittsburgh (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: twins, disorder, self discovery, actor's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
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Twice Upon a Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, lifestyle, introspection, aging, romance, couples, hopes, unfulfillment, showbiz, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actress, actor, film industry, jazz, television, midlife crisis, doctor ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: desire for fame, lifestyle, musician's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, hopes, rock, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Pittsburgh (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread a surprisingly elegant line between genuine documentary and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, showbiz, relationship vs career, celebrity culture, couple relations, couples, artists and showbiz, actor's life, hollywood, audition, media, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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These Old Broads (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, against the odds, filmmaking, love affair, rise and fall, aging, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, disorder, showbiz, workplace situations, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, iowa, manhattan new york city, london
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, couples, infidelity, adulterer, adultery, female nudity, deception, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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53%
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California Casanova (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stagehand at a nightclub falls for one of the performers. He wins her heart after taking lessons on suavity from a gigolo "count".
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, nightclub, profanity, couples, power relations, disorder, strong sexual content, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), starting over, farce, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
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Just for the Record (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A year after the collapse of a low-budget British rom-com, documentary maker Andy Wiseman sets out to find out what went wrong. He speaks to the producer, Nicholas Johnson, an alcoholic whose office is a lap-dancing club, the writer, Flynn Beatty, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, nothing goes right, disorder, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, cinema, film industry, expose, karate, actress ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus. He does a favor for a friend and finds himself doing a voice track for a porno movie with Natasha Richardson. Hoskins finds his model for ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: farce, fight, pornography, apostle, delusion, disorder, filmmaking, screwball, couples, romance, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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47%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, buddies, love and romance, parents and children, infidelity, family relations, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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47%
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Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, cynical ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, unemployment, couples, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, midlife crisis, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Life in the Fast Lane (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional way, he decides to mail himself to her with the help of a ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: ghost, death, artist, surrealism, graphic violence, disorder, church, family relations, couples, farce, goofy hero, singleness ...
Time: 90s
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
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Festival in Cannes (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, betrayal, friendship, couples, desire for fame, rise to the top, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, filmmaking, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cannes, riviera
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Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, satire, obnoxious boss, workplace, cons and scams, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, hijacking, vengeance, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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I Married Who? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Straight-laced Jordan (Martin) is about to marry Peter (Snedeker), a clean-cut ambitious attorney. Before she walks down the aisle, Jordan and her best friends, Claire (Adrienne Frantz) and Jessica (Daphnee Duplaix), head to Vegas for a bachelorette ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, eligible bachelor, love and romance, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, couples, life turned upside down, romance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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Britney, Baby, One More Time (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France, Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Dude Schmitz, an independent filmmaker, attempting to secure funds for his second feature, blows an opportunity at what promises to be a lucrative interview with pop sensation Britney Spears. Dejected, Schmitz discovers Robert Stephens, a young, gay ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: desire for fame, hidden identity, obsessive quest, on the road, teenage life, transvestism, filmmaking, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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Perfectly Normal (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A cab driver and an opera fan strike up an unusual friendship.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, disorder, friends, couples, restaurant, hockey, workplace situations, cons and scams, relationship vs career, boss and employee, farce, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, down on your luck, urban, male female relationship, plagiarism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
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Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay interest, gay, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, couples, disorder, friends, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
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35%
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako, who is the winner of the competition run by the station. Suddenly, the hot-tempered lead actress Nokko decides she wants the name of ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: radio broadcast, tv show, astronaut, couples, disorder, friends, filmmaking, screwball, writer's life, village life, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, betrayal, society, unfulfillment, infidelity, couples, social decay, family problems, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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34%
Boys on the Beach (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four guys from a Paris housing project fabricate a documentary about drug dealers working in the City of Lights. When a television network falls hook, line, and sinker for the prank video, the foursome are given a free three-week vacation in the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beach, resort, dishonesty, buddies, love and romance, society, rich and poor, lifestyle, prank, friends, disorder, stoners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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34%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, couples, friends, unfulfillment, female director, car accident, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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34%
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, cons and scams, teenage life, singleness, rebelliousness, wooing, nightlife, farce, disorder, looking for love, friendship, partners ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, film within a film, showbiz, actor's life, obnoxious boss, love and romance, lifestyle, filmmaking, celebrity culture, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kathy Griffin: Allegedly (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kathy Griffin's all new feature-length stand-up DVD featuring the D-List Diva herself destroying the A-list stars we know and love.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, television show, tv show, women's rights, comedian, interview, celebrity, fashion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, saudi arabia, iraq
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33%