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Head (1968)
 6.6
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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, giant, mermaid, football player, snow, mirror, helicopter, mannequin, kiss, television, bridge, surprise party, remote control, bathroom ...
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, melancholic and surreal films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, brutality, disorder, catastrophe and runaway mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Head: True Stories (1986), Forbidden Zone (1980), Shock Treatment (1981), The Monkees (1966), Rubber (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, not serious, humorous, 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, 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: humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: cult, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, mystery, imaginary, chaos, rescue, woman in danger, danger, surrealism, mysterious place, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: california, usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, not serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
75%
 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, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, music, buddies, music band, aspiring singer, rock band, showbiz, artists and showbiz, cult, friends, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, tire, objects come to life, parody, deadly creature, serial killer, exploding building, crimes, danger, deadly, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, 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%
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 ⇓
51%
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: not serious, surreal, humorous, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, artists and showbiz, disorder, goofy hero, media satire, partners, friends, lifestyle, showbiz, live performance, live audience, craziness ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: rock music, the beatles, surrealism, bus, music, rock, music band, resort, musician's life, on the road, rising to stardom, countryside ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, the beatles, convertible, theft, robot, bus, rescue, music band, musician's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, cons and scams ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: dark humor, surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: suicide, zombie, mountain, hotel, parents and children, murder, nothing goes right, resort, family life, disorder, secret agents, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, wings, guardian angel, serial killer, tour guide, vietnam war, crimes, deadly, obsessive quest, obsession, custody, drug abuse ...
Place: texas, asia, usa, vietnam, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, not serious, feel good, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: pets, unlikely partners, family business, animal life, partners, disorder, friendship, family relations, friends, horse race, barn, yuppie ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, offbeat, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: beach, couples, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, wizards and magicians, nothing goes right, youth, friends, motorcycle, motorcycle chase, witch ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean, tahiti, france, tokyo, new jersey ...
⇓ 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, cult, chaos, sexuality, fish, christmas, heaven and hell, farce, human nature, rock, disorder, vignette ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, united states, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: switching roles, nothing goes right, parent child relationship, romance, disorder, goofy hero, writer's life, love and romance, wall street, fantasy world, sniper rifle, alternate world ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, music, friends, disorder, dance, surrealism, dancing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The American Astronaut (2001)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samual Curtis's first mission in this bizarre science fiction musical comedy requires him to take a cat to a saloon on an asteroid. There, he meets his former dance partner (the Blueberry Pirate) and collects his payment: a device capable of ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, space travel, crimes, space and aliens, bounty hunter, lone wolves, future dystopia, fish out of water, disorder, asteroids and comets, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, puppets, pets, social misfits, urban, punk, lodger, flat, rent, rock, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, talky, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual identity, mind control, puppeteer, pet, love triangle, identity, actor, postmodernism, obsession, urban, ambition, brain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: humorous, witty, stylized, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, book, office, advertising, oldies, rise to the top, workplace romance, workplace situations, ambition, love and romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Meet the Feebles (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Heidi, the star of the "Meet The Feebles Variety Hour" discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus, is cheating on her. And with all the world waiting for the show, the assorted co-stars must contend with drug addiction, extortion, robbery, ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: pornography, drug addiction, theater, revenge, journalism, terminal illness, sex, murder, down on your luck, addiction, drug abuse, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat, bad taste humour ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slacker, sausage, wheelchair, goofy hero, eccentric family, dull life, sexual abuse, unfulfillment, family relations, disorder, parents and children, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, witty, clever, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, mime, chase, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, actor's life, silent film, stuntman, buddies, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, goofy hero, hollywood, nothing goes right, verbal byplay, 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 ⇓
32%
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: clever, witty, surreal, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, advertising executive, advertising agency, farce, advertising, self discovery, love and romance, couples, introspection, couple relations, mental illness, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: jerusalem, russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
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