Movies like Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

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Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
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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, offbeat, realistic, witty, not serious, cult film, alternative comedy, canadian humor, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coma, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, scientist, obsession, addiction, inventions and discoveries, fighting the system, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, disorder, uncover truth, buried truth, profanity, drugs, satire, cancer, insanity, pornography, depression, sex, business, monkey, cat, queen ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

Most similar movies to Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, witty, clever and not serious films with plots about catastrophe, disorder, dialogue, satire, storytelling, mentor and weird mostly in Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy: The Kids in the Hall (1988), Strangers with Candy (2005), It's Pat (1994), Sgt. Bilko (1996), Dead Tired (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kids in the Hall (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group formed in 1984, consisting of comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. Their eponymous television show ran from 1988 to 1994 on CBC in Canada, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, media, workplace, disorder, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, workplace situations, social satire, secretary, homosexual, satire, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Strangers with Candy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, satirical, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, starting over, fish out of water, sexual relations, high school life, addiction, teachers and students, high school, parody, female protagonist, coma, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: lumberjack, monty python, satire, parody, farce, chef, foot race, obstacle course, musical number, blackmail, stupidity, compilation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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It's Pat (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Pat Riley, an obnoxious busybody of indeterminable sex, meets and falls in love with Chris, a sensitive, caring person also of indeterminable sex. Their relationship suffers because Pat's a lout, and cannot decide on a direction for its life. ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, sexy, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, obsession, androgyny, media satire, couple relations, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, nothing goes right, disorder, misfit, showbiz, gender ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sgt. Bilko (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: military base, military, soldier, gambling, rivalry, disorder, cons and scams, revenge, camp, silly humor, dishonesty, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, greenland, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, tv show, media, hidden identity, nothing goes right, workplace situations, media satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, disorder, twins, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, fish out of water, race against time, save the day, parents and children, disorder, rivalry, siblings relations, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in Brooklyn, all the while dealing with their personal lives, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: police, silly humor, police detective, witnessing a crime, crimes, nothing goes right, down on your luck, goofy hero, law enforcement, partners, disorder, law enforcer ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, funny, controversial ...
Plot: fashion, fame, society, gay, lifestyle, gender, stereotypes, satire, misfit, social satire, gay slur, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, austria, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality.
Style: sexy, anthology, sexual, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: zoophilia, parody, satire, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, couples, perversion, rabbi, promiscuity, king, castle, aphrodisiac ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ 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: realistic, cynical, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, satire, media satire, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, disorder, laser, media, showbiz, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, alienation, human nature, writing, writer's block, art, postmodernism, glory, suffering, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, witty, talky ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, rivalry, contests and competitions, heroic mission, down on your luck, fighting the system, silly humor, ambition, underdog, competition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, road movie, twists and turns ...
Plot: farce, family relations, nothing goes right, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, disorder, uncover truth, track down, partners, on the road, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new mexico, michigan, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, rising to stardom, culture clash, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, rise and fall, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, buddies, disorder, taxi driver, fish out of water, misfit, cons and scams, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: surfing, parody, satire, family relations, kidnapping, wedding, family, siblings relations, parents and children, cons and scams, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: parody, robot, mad scientist, teleportation, space travel, scientist, imaginary, outer space, satellite, astronaut, world domination, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 25K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, experimental, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, environmentalism, biosphere, mad scientist, anti heroes, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, silly humor, friends, odd couple, misfit, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
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Open Season (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, rise to the top, workplace situations, blind ambition, media, showbiz, society, ambition, tv show, workplace, boss and employee, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, friends, best friends, couples, disorder, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
What About Bob? (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, witty ...
Plot: mental illness, therapy, obsession, psychiatrist, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, doctors and patients, stalking, treatment, vacation, family vacation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: manhattan new york city, kansas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Foot Fist Way (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, life is a bitch, buddies, disorder, ambition, instructor, infidelity, crumbling relationship, dysfunctional character, contests and competitions, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: mechanic, small town, satire, backstage, dentist, audition, chinese restaurant, travel agent, alien contact, amateur theater, city council, improv ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, law firm, workplace situations, nothing goes right, boss and employee, disorder, fighting the system, introspection, misfit, thirtysomething life, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 5K
The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, underdog, disorder, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, gambling, change of luck, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, feud, jealousy, submachine gun, money, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, animals, greed, business, obnoxious boss, danger, workplace intrigue, businessman, animal, marketing, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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