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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 dialogue, disorder, storytelling, mentor, life philosophy, runaway and catastrophe 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, offbeat, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Plot: small town, music, society, social differences, couple relations, goofy hero, family relations, contests and competitions, suburban life, love and romance, misfit, 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, danger, woman in danger, mysterious place, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, mystery, parallel world, chaos, 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: sentimental, feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, music, siblings relations, music band, frame up, tv show, cult, friendship, musician's life, disorder, rising to stardom, celebrity culture ...
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, offbeat, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: small town, mental institution, tv show, fictional game show, rising to stardom, couple relations, media satire, unfulfillment, contests and competitions, crumbling marriage, missing person, ambition ...
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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, tire, objects come to life, parody, chase, rivalry, danger, filmmaking, supernatural, serial killer, deadly, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ 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: offbeat, feel good, surreal, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: rock music, the beatles, surrealism, surfing, musician's life, disorder, friends, imaginary kingdom, music, imaginary, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, the beatles, chase, music, cult, danger, world domination, treasure hunt, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil, kidnapping ...
Time: 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, buckingham palace, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: parody, god, destiny, legends and myths, unfulfillment, road not taken, escapades, tragic hero, oracle, nothing goes right, anti heroes, goofy hero ...
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: humorous, stylized, not serious, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, media satire, disorder, partners, lifestyle, friends, joke, comedian, stand up comedian, friend ...
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: realistic, stylized, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: small town, rescue, convertible, robot, theft, the beatles, bus, small town life, musician's life, music band, artists and showbiz, cons and scams ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 40s, 70s ...
⇓ 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: family business, family relations, unlikely partners, pets, animal life, disorder, partners, friendship, friends, barn, horse race, yuppie ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, offbeat, surreal
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: artists and showbiz, friends, music, family, goofy hero, theater, disorder, surrealism, dancing, dance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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: couples, wizards and magicians, nothing goes right, couple relations, infidelity, beach, youth, friends, disorder, motorcycle chase, 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, offbeat, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, heroes, disorder, partners, danger, youth, rivalry, friendship, survival, anti heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, workplace situations, media satire, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, disorder, tv show, hidden identity, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, terrorist, nothing goes right, state affairs, ghost, religions or cults, disorder, americana, goofy hero, celebrity culture, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1940, year 1968
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, cuba, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ 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, offbeat, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, music, friends, rock, fighting the system, low lives, singleness, puppets, social misfits, nothing goes right, city life, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, wall street, disorder, nothing goes right, writer's life, goofy hero, switching roles, romance, parent child relationship, fantasy world, wish fulfillment, delirium ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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, artists and showbiz, switching roles, celebrity culture, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: paris france, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ 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: dark humor, surreal, offbeat, humorous, clever ...
Plot: murder, tour guide, serial killer, wings, guardian angel, obsessive quest, deadly, fighting the system, vietnam war, obsession, crimes, drug abuse ...
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, san francisco, asia ...
⇓ 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, couples, deadly, fall in love, disorder, family life, 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, not serious, witty, based on sketch comedy, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, showbiz, culture clash, rising to stardom, lifestyle, rise and fall, actor's life, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ 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, offbeat, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, family, opposites attract, teenage love, best friends, coming of age, love and romance, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, unlikely couple, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, colorado, usa, united states, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: surreal, humorous, dark humor, clever, witty ...
Plot: monty python, cult, sexuality, christmas, fish, chaos, heaven and hell, disorder, transplant, couples, mad, stupidity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1870s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ 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, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, space travel, bounty hunter, fish out of water, disorder, lone wolves, future dystopia, crimes, space and aliens, asteroids and comets, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, actor's life, friends, nothing goes right, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, chaos and mayhem, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, goofy hero, family relations, dull life, unfulfillment, parents and children, unsuccessful, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, talky, mind bending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mind control, actor, puppeteer, sexual identity, obsession, subconscious, love triangle, pet, manipulation, psychology, immortality, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
⇓ 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, not serious, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, parody, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, buddies, anti heroes, family relations, friends, switching roles, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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