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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: surreal, psychedelic, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, absurd, harsh, satirical, ironic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vietnam war, desert, parody, anti war, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, music band, tv show, friends, disorder, surrealism, dedication event, dying repeatedly, spotlight, mermaid, ice cream cone, happy birthday to you, jumping off a bridge, match, coca cola, mannequin, eye, cow, football player, film set ...
Time: 1960s, 80s
Place: asia, vietnam, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, surreal and not serious films with plots about disorder, surrealism, parody, storytelling, artists and showbiz, dialogue and friends mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Head: True Stories (1986), Forbidden Zone (1980), Shock Treatment (1981), The Monkees (1966), Brewster McCloud (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.1
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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, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: small town, music, couple relations, rock, eccentric family, small town life, parody, americana, suburbs, society, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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: humorous, stylized, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: cult, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, imaginary, mystery, chaos, rescue, woman in danger, danger, surrealism, mysterious place, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: small town, mental institution, fictional game show, tv show, contests and competitions, crumbling marriage, obsessed fan, media satire, fish out of water, ambition, media, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, artists and showbiz, disorder, goofy hero, media satire, partners, friends, lifestyle, comedy duo, friendship, friend, irreverence ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, music, buddies, music band, aspiring singer, rock band, showbiz, cult, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, guardian angel, wings, serial killer, tour guide, vietnam war, crimes, deadly, obsessive quest, obsession, custody, drug abuse ...
Place: asia, texas, usa, vietnam, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: the beatles, rock music, surrealism, bus, rock, music band, music, resort, on the road, musician's life, rising to stardom, countryside ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, not serious, witty, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: god, parody, goofy hero, tragic hero, jesus christ, obsessive quest, destiny, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, disorder, anti heroes, folk hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Mighty Boosh (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television show created by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and others. The Mighty Boosh is a comic fantasy containing humour and pop-culture references. Episodes often featured elaborate musical numbers in ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: hip hop, friendship, stupidity, musician, boss, buddies, heavy metal, friends, music, escapades, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 30K
Rubber (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, Angola
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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, objects come to life, tire, parody, deadly creature, serial killer, exploding building, crimes, danger, deadly, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, witty, idiotic, satirical ...
Plot: parody, politics, terrorist, hollywood, goofy hero, verbal byplay, nothing goes right, documentary filmmaking, terrorism, americana, society, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1940, year 1968
Place: usa, afghanistan, madison square garden manhattan new york city, cuba, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, actor's life, buddies, goofy hero, mad scientist, performer's life, rise and fall, rising to stardom, sexual relations, media satire, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: not serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: goofy hero, family, artists and showbiz, theater, friends, music, disorder, dancing, surrealism, dance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 15K
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, surreal, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, the beatles, music, cult, chase, adventure, good versus evil, fish out of water, adventurer, goofy hero, race against time, rescue ...
Time: 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, offbeat, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, young heroes, teenager, rivalry, anti heroes, survival, friendship, chaos and mayhem, danger, heroes, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 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, talky, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual identity, puppeteer, obsession, pet, love triangle, identity, immortality, lesbian, actor, postmodernism, urban, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Pee Wee Herman Show (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: An adult-oriented version of what would eventually become an award-winning children's classic. This version of the show features Pee-wee's playhouse and many of the characters of the later series, but with adult and sexual overtones and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, surreal, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: genie, goofy hero, friendship, family, wish come true, artists and showbiz, friends, imaginary, misfit, disorder, generosity, fishing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 648
This is Jinsy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: This is Jinsy is a British comedy series. The pilot first aired on 1 March 2010 on BBC Three. The programme is about the bizarre residents of the fictional island of Jinsy and based on the island of Guernsey, where the two writers are from. The show ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: folk, island, imaginary, social relations, music, goofy hero, odd couple, partners, disorder, lottery, weatherman, cross dressing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, best friends, unlikely couple, young lovers, family, opposites attract, looking for love, looking for sex, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, twentysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s
Place: california, colorado, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, media, disorder, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, chaos, laser, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 2K
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, surreal, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music band, groupie, rock, on the road, music, musician's life, tour, performer's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Taste of Tea (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project at home. Uncle Ayano has ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: escape from reality, ghost, couple relations, parents and children, family history, relatives, magic realism, countryside, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, unfulfillment ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 20K
House (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, vietnam war, gory, supernatural, zombie, supernatural ability, deadly, solitude, haunted by the past, mental illness, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.8
 9K
Premature (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the most important day of his young life, a high school senior is forced to relive his failed attempt at losing his virginity over and over again, until he gets it right.
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first sex, changing the past or future, imaginary, drugs/alcohol, small town, looking for sex, teenage life, youth, buddies, obsession, friendship, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the classic Japanese comedy "Yaji and Kita's Travel Journey", this is the story of two samurai in Edo period Japan who are in love. One is married, the other is a drug addict. They decide to go on a trip to Ise ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, mind bending, surreal
Plot: gays and lesbians, martial arts, on the road, samurai, lgbt, gay, gender, love affair, adventure, addiction, drug abuse, heroic mission ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: clever, humorous, surreal, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: monty python, chaos, cult, heaven and hell, sexuality, fish, christmas, farce, human nature, rock, disorder, vignette ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1870s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 89K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, heavy metal, love affair, disorder, family relations, sibling relationship, devil, stupidity, fantasy world, brothers, end of the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 3K
Takeshis' (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, postmodernism, actor's life, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, obsession, lookalikes, identity crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 961
Asylum Seekers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six people on the verge of a breakdown decide to check themselves into an insane asylum, only to discover there is just room for one.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, contests and competitions, art, alternate reality, mental breakdown, eccentricity, contest, surrealism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, nothing goes right, buddies, in the woods, obsessive quest, filmmaking, escapades, disorder, survival, danger, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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