Movies like Head

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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: psychedelic, surreal, cult film, humorous, offbeat, witty, not serious, absurd, harsh, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vietnam war, desert, anti war, surrender, parody, friends, music band, artists and showbiz, tv show, disorder, goofy hero, dedication event, surrealism, giant, football player, snow, mirror, helicopter, mannequin, kiss, television, bridge, surprise party, police officer, remote control ...
Time: 1960s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, california

Most similar movies to Head

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, melancholic and offbeat films with plots about disorder, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, runaway, satire and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Head: True Stories (1986), Forbidden Zone (1982), Shock Treatment (1981), The Monkees (1966), Help! (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 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, not serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Plot: small town, breaking the fourth wall, music, couples, small town life, social differences, love and romance, suburbs, disorder, goofy hero, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Forbidden Zone (1982)
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, cult film ...
Plot: cult, show tunes, chaos, mystery, imaginary, mysterious place, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, danger, woman in danger, rescue, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: small town, satire, mental institution, tv show, fictional game show, fish out of water, media, misfit, couple relations, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, media satire ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.4
 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: sitcom, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: music, music band, tv show, cult, desire for fame, siblings relations, nothing goes right, friends, rising to stardom, frame up, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, offbeat, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, lifestyle, goofy hero, disorder, artists and showbiz, friends, media satire, partners, silly humor, live audience, reenactment, craziness ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.2
 17K
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: adventure, mad scientist, the beatles, chase, good versus evil, heroic mission, cult, music, curses spells and rituals, adventurer, rescue, danger ...
Time: 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: surreal, offbeat, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, rock music, the beatles, on the road, music band, surfing, bus, resort, misfit, lifestyle, ambition, friendship ...
⇓ 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, offbeat, not serious, witty, funny ...
Plot: parody, god, destiny, escapades, unfulfillment, disorder, goofy hero, obsessive quest, anti heroes, underdog, tragic hero, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coma, mad scientist, scientist, obsession, addiction, disorder, fighting the system, uncover truth, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, buried truth, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 33K
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, absurd, melancholic, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, objects come to life, parody, supernatural, danger, filmmaking, absurdism, show, tire, crazy, artists and showbiz, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: rescue, small town, theft, robot, bus, the beatles, convertible, record producer, billboard, music band, small town life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 70s, 40s, 20s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, dark humor, surreal, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, disorder, chaos, danger, partners, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, faith ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, offbeat, feel good, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, pets, music, friends, nothing goes right, rock, fish out of water, fighting the system, disorder, social misfits, animal life, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, surreal, talky, enigmatic, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, advertising agency, nervous breakdown, introspection, mental illness, satire, psychiatrist, anxiety, advertising executive, farce, workplace, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, jerusalem, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 25K
UHF (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eccentric new manager of a UHF television channel tries to save the station from financial ruin with an odd array of programming.
Style: cult film, humorous, not serious, realistic, gag humor ...
Plot: parody, satire, tv show, music video, media, dwarf, silly humor, take over, disorder, daydreamer, goofy hero, anchor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, monty python, cult, sexuality, fish, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, child birth, friends, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous, surreal, cult film, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, resort, family life, deadly, parents and children, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, absurdism, suicide, mountain, hotel, salesman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ 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, state affairs, ghost, nothing goes right, goofy hero, religions or cults, celebrity culture, americana, disorder, satire, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1940, year 1968
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, cuba, afghanistan, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, tv show, rising to stardom, culture clash, showbiz, contests and competitions, workplace situations, sexual relations, rise and fall, lifestyle, actor's life, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: subconscious, actor, puppeteer, mind control, sexual identity, psychology, obsession, love triangle, satire, pet, manipulation, immortality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: the beatles, culture clash, artists and showbiz, backstage, generation gap, fame, music, lifestyle, musician's life, rehearsal, railway station, police chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.7
 38K
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, switching roles, artists and showbiz, satire, celebrity culture, great depression, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 30s
Place: bronx new york city, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: cynical, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, satire, chaos, chaos and mayhem, media satire, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, disorder, filmmaking, showbiz, media, laser ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 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, silent film, satirical, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, parody, filmmaking, actor's life, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, disorder, nothing goes right, alcohol abuse, showbiz, comeback, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, biting, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, media, hidden identity, disorder, artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: satire, couples, beach, infidelity, disorder, wizards and magicians, friends, couple relations, motorcycle chase, youth, nothing goes right, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean, tahiti, france, tokyo, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 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, feel good, not serious, offbeat, buddy movie ...
Plot: animal life, disorder, pets, partners, friendship, friends, family relations, unlikely partners, family business, jockey, yuppie, pretending to be someone else ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, tour guide, wings, guardian angel, crimes, obsessive quest, fighting the system, custody, deadly, vietnam war, obsession ...
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, asia, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 52K
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, cult film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, drug abuse, youth, buddies, drug dealing, college, goofy hero, farce, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: harvard university, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, talky, surreal, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, mad scientist, teleportation, space travel, scientist, parody, imaginary, androids and robots, space and aliens, satellite, world domination, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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