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Head (1968)
 6.6
 5K
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: surreal, psychedelic, humorous, offbeat, witty, not serious, absurd, harsh, satirical, ironic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vietnam war, desert, anti war, parody, friends, music band, artists and showbiz, tv show, disorder, goofy hero, dedication event, surrealism, giant, mermaid, football player, snow, mirror, helicopter, mannequin, kiss, television, bridge, surprise party, remote control, bathroom ...
Time: 1960s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, melancholic and surreal films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, disorder, mentor, runaway, life philosophy and parody mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Head: True Stories (1986), Forbidden Zone (1980), The Monkees (1966), Shock Treatment (1981), Rubber (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 5K
True Stories (1986)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, witty, feel good ...
Plot: small town, music, society, misfit, fashion, goofy hero, couple relations, suburban life, contests and competitions, love and romance, social differences, rock ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ 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, offbeat, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: cult, chaos, woman in danger, danger, chaos and mayhem, mysterious place, mystery, imaginary, parallel world, rescue, surrealism, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: california, usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.5
 3K
The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: feel good, sentimental, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, music, friendship, showbiz, lifestyle, music band, friends, frame up, cult, tv show, celebrity culture, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: surreal, humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, mental institution, tv show, fictional game show, missing person, ambition, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, media satire, rising to stardom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.8
 31K
Rubber (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, Angola, USA
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: surreal, dark humor, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: desert, tire, objects come to life, parody, deadly, chase, rivalry, deadly creature, violence spree, crimes, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 16K
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: mad scientist, chase, the beatles, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, cult, music, curses spells and rituals, adventurer, rescue, world domination ...
Time: 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: stylized, semi serious, humorous, surreal, feel good ...
Plot: surrealism, rock music, the beatles, lifestyle, misfit, friends, ambition, resort, musician's life, disorder, surfing, on the road ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: parody, god, destiny, follow your dream, disorder, leadership, folk hero, obsessive quest, underdog, legends and myths, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: stylized, not serious, humorous, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, media satire, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, partners, disorder, lifestyle, friends, friendship, friend, duo, showbiz ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, rescue, bus, the beatles, convertible, theft, robot, small town life, musician's life, music band, artists and showbiz, cons and scams ...
Time: 1910s, 70s, 30s, 20s, 40s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 3K
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, feel good, not serious, funny ...
Plot: friends, family business, pets, animal life, disorder, partners, friendship, unlikely partners, family relations, horse actor, horse, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Music, 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: witty, humorous, feel good, not serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: culture clash, artists and showbiz, backstage, generation gap, fame, music, the beatles, lifestyle, musician's life, rehearsal, police chase, railway station ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Subversive humor and childlike wonder based on both Reubens' original stage show, "The Pee-wee Herman Show," and the Emmy-winning Saturday morning TV show, "Pee-wee's Playhouse."
Style: feel good, offbeat, surreal, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: theater, friends, goofy hero, music, artists and showbiz, family, disorder, dance, dancing, surrealism
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, couples, disorder, youth, infidelity, beach, motorcycle chase, nothing goes right, wizards and magicians, couple relations, motorcycle, witch ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: france, pacific ocean, tahiti, tokyo, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, not serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, danger, youth, heroes, partners, disorder, friends, chaos, survival, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, talky ...
Plot: parody, politics, nothing goes right, state affairs, ghost, religions or cults, disorder, americana, celebrity culture, goofy hero, terrorist, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1940, year 1968
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, madison square garden manhattan new york city, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, disorder, hidden identity, media, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, not serious, feel good, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, music, fish out of water, rock, punk, misfit, singleness, social misfits, city life, nothing goes right, low lives, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.8
 7K
Delirious (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, wall street, disorder, switching roles, nothing goes right, love and romance, writer's life, goofy hero, parent child relationship, fantasy world, drug overdose, revolver ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Brewster McCloud (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream, but displays a unique way of treating ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tour guide, wings, guardian angel, obsessive quest, deadly, fighting the system, vietnam war, retirement home, custody, crimes ...
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, asia, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 37K
Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: talky, humorous, surreal, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: therapy, great depression, switching roles, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s
Place: paris france, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: surreal, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, suicide, mountain, hotel, audition, couples, disorder, family life, deadly, murder, resort, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, witty, not serious, based on sketch comedy, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, rising to stardom, culture clash, showbiz, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, actor's life, lifestyle, rise and fall, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: humorous, feel good, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, family, teenage life, couples, best friends, opposites attract, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, twentysomething life, crumbling marriage, unlikely couple ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, colorado, usa, united states, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: surreal, humorous, dark humor, clever, witty ...
Plot: monty python, cult, christmas, sexuality, fish, chaos, heaven and hell, farce, fish out of water, chaos and mayhem, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1870s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 15K
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: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, chase, filmmaking, mime, parody, buddies, actor's life, showbiz, rescue, friends, alcohol abuse, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: offbeat, surreal, psychological, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mind control, actor, puppeteer, sexual identity, obsession, subconscious, love triangle, pet, manipulation, psychology, immortality, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wheelchair, slacker, sausage, sexual abuse, eccentric family, unsuccessful, dull life, family relations, goofy hero, unfulfillment, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 49K
How High (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Multi-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are strange but Silas and Jamal take it in a stride ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, drug abuse, youth, buddies, farce, drug dealing, college, goofy hero, marijuana, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, parody, adventure, revolution, rivalry, rebellion, state affairs, escapades, switching roles, siblings relations, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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