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Head (1968)
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Head (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.
Style: psychedelic, cult film, surreal, parody, humorous, offbeat, witty, not serious, psychotronic, weird ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vietnam war, desert, anti war, surrender, friends, music band, artists and showbiz, tv show, disorder, goofy hero, dedication event, giant, rock music, surrealism, talking animals, football player, snow, mirror, helicopter, mannequin, kiss, eye, cow, television, jail ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, offbeat and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, satire, mentor, disorder and runaway mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Head: Shock Treatment (1981), Forbidden Zone (1980), The Monkees (1966), A Hard Day's Night (1964), Magical Mystery Tour (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shock Treatment (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Janet and Brad Majors, unhappily married, are separated after appearing on a game show. Janet becomes a superstar while Brad is thrown into a mental hospital. But what does fast food magnate Farley Flavors have up his sleeve?
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, satire, tv show, mental institution, fictional game show, media, contests and competitions, misfit, crumbling marriage, ambition, unfulfillment, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Forbidden Zone (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A mysterious door in the basement of the Hercules house leads to the Sixth Dimension by way of a gigantic set of intestine. When Frenchy slips through the door, King Fausto falls in love with her. The jealous Queen Doris takes Frenchy prisoner, and ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, mysterious place, chaos, rescue, imaginary, danger, mystery, graphic violence, show tunes, chaos and mayhem, parallel world ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: california, usa, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 1966 to March 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock 'n roll singers. The show introduced a number of ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: music, farce, rising to stardom, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, showbiz, frame up, siblings relations, tv show, buddies, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: the beatles, backstage, culture clash, artists and showbiz, generation gap, fame, music, lifestyle, musician's life, rehearsal, railway station, police chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Style: non-linear, surreal, humorous, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: the beatles, rock music, surrealism, celebrity culture, imaginary kingdom, surfing, resort, bus, friendship, on the road, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Join Messers Heidecker and Wareheim for an exciting winter holiday that's taking the world by storm with the Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, surreal, live comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, partners, disorder, media satire, silly humor, comedy duo, duo, stand up comedian, craziness ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Help! (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This Beatles film has an obscure Asian cult, that believes in human sacrifice, chasing Ringo after he accidentally put on the their victim's ceremonial ring. He is pursued by the cult, a pair of mad scientists, a member of a side cult that no ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, absurd, light ...
Plot: the beatles, adventure, mad scientist, good versus evil, heroic mission, music, curses spells and rituals, chase, cult, kidnapping, treasure hunt, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Wholly Moses! (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from slavery, but Moses keeps getting all the credit.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: god, destiny, anti heroes, leadership, follow your dream, unfulfillment, anti hero, silly humor, legends and myths, road not taken, underdog, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, clever, controversial ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, dark humor, monty python, cult, graphic violence, sexuality, fish, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: rescue, small town, the beatles, record producer, billboard, convertible, bus, theft, robot, small town life, cons and scams, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 70s ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Katakuri family has just opened their guest house in the mountains. Unfortunately their first guest commits suicide and in order to avoid trouble they decide to bury him in the backyard. Things get way more complicated when their second guest, a ...
Style: humorous, surreal, cult film, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: mountain, dark humor, zombie, parents and children, resort, family life, nothing goes right, deadly, hotel, absurdism, husband wife relationship, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When he's stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: satire, wizards and magicians, friends, couples, motorcycle chase, beach, disorder, nothing goes right, youth, infidelity, couple relations, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, tahiti, france, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 35K
Rubber (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the California desert, the adventures of a telepathic killer-tire, mysteriously attracted by a very pretty girl, as witnessed by incredulous onlookers.
Style: absurd, surreal, parody, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: absurdism, desert, objects come to life, dark humor, supernatural, danger, filmmaking, show, tire, crazy, imaginary, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, media, showbiz, media satire, chaos and mayhem, chaos, laser, filmmaking, disorder, drugs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Groove Tube (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: tv show, culture clash, showbiz, rising to stardom, workplace situations, contests and competitions, buddies, lifestyle, rise and fall, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: humorous, surreal, satirical, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, dark humor, survival, danger, partners, chaos, disorder, friendship, devil, save the world, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: parody, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: lumberjack, monty python, satire, chef, farce, stupidity, compilation, foot race, obstacle course, blackmail, cult, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Joe's Apartment (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, pets, music, puppet, soul music, social misfits, misfit, silly humor, friends, low lives, puppets, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, psychological, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: subconscious, actor, puppeteer, body swapping, sexual identity, mind control, love triangle, psychology, obsession, satire, pet, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: mad scientist, coma, experiment gone awry, pharmaceuticals, scientist, obsession, addiction, buried truth, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, fighting the system, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: surreal, humorous, talky, enigmatic, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, advertising agency, nervous breakdown, mental illness, introspection, satire, psychiatrist, anxiety, advertising executive, workplace, creativity, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: jerusalem, russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, ghost, nothing goes right, state affairs, disorder, goofy hero, lifestyle, celebrity culture, americana, religions or cults, satire, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, year 1940
Place: usa, afghanistan, new york, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, puppets, muppets, puppet, goofy hero, friendship, puppetry, theater, friends who live together, family, fish out of water, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Hot to Trot (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of Chicago.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, feel good, buddy movie ...
Plot: friends, family relations, pets, unlikely partners, partners, friendship, animal life, family business, disorder, chance, horse, talking animals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: silent film, parody, humorous, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, alcohol abuse, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, buddies, goofy hero, disorder, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
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200 Motels (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the Mothers and the Royal Symphony Orchestra, is a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, atmospheric, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music band, groupie, ambition, music, performer's life, buddies, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, lifestyle, musician's life, rock, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 8K
Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, exorcism, fish out of water, mistaken identity, escapades, supernatural, rivalry, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, disorder, media ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 70s, 90s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Back to the Beach (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: loss of virginity, family, couple relations, looking for sex, eccentric family, love triangle, couples, friends, love and romance, coming of age, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, colorado, united states, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: witty, stylized, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, office, advertising, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, couple relations, oldies, cons and scams, workplace romance, workplace situations, orchestral ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: parody, humorous, clever, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, media, lifestyle, nothing goes right, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%