Movies like The Last Polka

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The Last Polka (1985)
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The Last Polka (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A mockumentary that depicts the final concert of Yosh and Stan Shmenge aka the Happy Wanderers.
Style: parody
Plot: musician, improv, canadian humor, fictional band

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out parody, humorous, absurd and realistic films with plots about satire, musician, catastrophe, artists and showbiz, rock and roll, mentor and runaway mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Polka: The Return of Spinal Tap (1992), A Mighty Wind (2003), Going Berserk (1983), SCTV Network 90 (1981), Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of Spinal Tap (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Spinal Tap is back in a whole new feature-length rockumentary. Go behind the scenes and find out where the somewhat-less-than-fab three (Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer) are now -- and where it all began in Squatney, England. ...
Style: parody
Plot: improv, concert footage
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95%
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A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, love and romance, music band, satire, lovers reunited, musical tour, talented ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A made for Showtime network comedy special with numerous skits and music starring Martin Short and featuring a number of his fellow SCTV cast members. The special has skits with characters such as Ed Grimley, Jackie Rogers Jr., Jerry Lewis, and many ...
Style: parody
Plot: satire, actor playing himself, impersonation, variety show, monologue, celebrity, social satire, pop culture, improv, reunion, live performance, joke ...
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77%
Going Berserk (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John Bourgignon, a drummer/chauffeur engaged to the daughter of a United States senator encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed characters in the days leading up to his wedding.
Style: humorous, witty, parody, realistic, not serious
Plot: wedding, assassination attempt, state affairs, politics, nothing goes right, disorder, hypnosis, dying during sex, film projector, attempted murder, father in law son in law relationship, punk ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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SCTV Network 90 (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: After a successful Canadian run as Second City TV on Global and SCTV on CBC, the cast packed up and moved to America (theoretically) when NBC offered them a timeslot under the title SCTV Network 90. With them, they brought their unique, quirky ...
Style: parody, absurd
Plot: joke, beer, actress playing multiple roles, absurd humor, irreverence, celebrity, man with glasses, showbiz, woman with glasses, sex, absurdism, political unrest ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees is a one-hour comedy special televised on the ABC Network on Monday February 17, 1997. The show features all four of the original Monkees and would be the last time Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, and Peter ...
Plot: musician, singer, actor, band, rock band, music
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Liberty Mean (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mock and Roll is a comedic mockumentary that follows four ambitious yet clueless friends who form a band to parody the songs of their idols, the legendary Black Owls. Madness ensues as the friends become involved with one fundraising scheme after ...
Style: parody, rockumentary
Plot: rock music, band, bartender
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground laugh riot recounts the rise, fall and resurrection of a ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, rivalry, mexican standoff, music, musician, figment, social differences, cons and scams, hip hop culture, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
 9K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, rap, jeep, wheelchair, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), mistaken identity, film within a film, graphic violence, music band, ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When his new album fails to sell records, pop/rap superstar Conner4real goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The ...
Style: parody, satirical, funny, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: pop star, celebrity, musician, concert, fame, music video, music business, music, storytelling, dumb, stereotypes, tour ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, parody ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, singer, fame, musical tour, pianist, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sons of Provo (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will, Kirby, and Danny are the hottest new sensation in Mormon pop music! Will is an aerobics instructor, Danny is a student of eastern philosophy, and Kirby is a scrapbooking specialist. Together, they make up the band "Everclean" and ...
Plot: boy band, mormonism, fictional band, latter day saints, garage band, mormon, recording studio
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Plot: music, rising to stardom, partners, media, musician's life, music band, buddies, lifestyle, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 59K
Best in Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, parody, absurd, funny ...
Plot: dog, poodle, pet shop, obsession, dog movie, ambition, psychiatrist, rivals, training, lovers, terrier, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, florida, illinois, usa, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Bigfoot Project (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A bush-league group of amateur filmmakers spend two weeks in the backwoods of Georgia searching for the mysterious Bigfoot.
Style: horror spoof, parody
Plot: sasquatch, found footage, bigfoot, improv
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Here We Are! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The night club "the River" situated in the small Greek city Livadeia is looking for a music group to perform there for a few nights. Many different musicians come from all over Greece and many funny incidents take place among them.
Plot: dining hall, folk music, musician, singing, songwriter, band, dance, dancing
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Best of SCTV (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guy Caballero and Edith Prickley try to persuade the FCC to renew SCTV's license.
Style: parody
Plot: entertainment, celebrity impersonation, tv show, sketch, celebrity, tv, actress playing multiple roles, joke, television, showbiz, impersonation, compilation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lovedolls Superstar (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An all-girl punk band forms a religious cult.
Plot: satire, teenager, punk, fictional band, rivalry, musician, cult, underground, drugs, violence, rock and roll
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: satire, friendship, celebrity, secret, conspiracy, music, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, musician's life, music band, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Elvis Gratton II: Miracle ? Memphis (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Elvis Gratton, dead for three days, came back to life. First man to revive 2,000 years, it is slowly recuperating from her experience in the hospital. Accompanied by his friend and brother-Meo, he left then relax in the countryside. There he was ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film
Plot: rising to stardom, society, artists and showbiz, farce, disorder, showbiz, miraculous event, reincarnation, talking car, resurrection, elvis impersonator, whiskey ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, musician, marijuana, singer, divorce, music, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, star, hip hop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Martin goes on an adventure with his 3 friends, Ballsy, Felcher and Bungle f*ck. Their mission? To travel to Hollywood to get Martin's movie made. Follow the awesome foursome as they encounter crocogators, Gangsters, Pirates, AIDS and many ...
Style: parody
Plot: actor playing himself, impersonation, compilation, satire, improv, celebrity, joke, pop culture, entertainment, celebrity impersonation, monologue, social satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Second City Television (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Second City Television is a Canadian television sketch comedy show offshoot from Toronto's Second City troupe that ran between 1976 and 1984.
Style: parody, absurd
Plot: absurdism, celebrity, irreverence, television, man with glasses, canadian humor, woman with glasses, entertainment, showbiz, joke, guest, social satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, ironic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, cancer, nothing goes right, musician's life, music band, introspection, buddies, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cook & Banks (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Cocky natural Jack Cook and nervous savant Oliver Banks write and record a demo that sends them down the road to becoming the most successful duo of the 1980s. With help and hindrance from their producer, their manager, Cook's girlfriend, ...
Plot: music video, recording studio, duo, showbiz, moustache, tape recording, fictional band, reporter, concert, rock and roll, music industry, musician ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Quebecois Elvis impersonator is disillusioned to find a Chinaman participating in an Elvis contest. He later takes his wife on vacation to the island of Santa Banana.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, follow your dream, silly humor, r&b, rock, island, ambition, performer's life, artists and showbiz, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 145
Go Go 70's (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A movie about the first Korean soul band in 1970's.
Plot: mini skirt, pantyhose, dancing, female stockinged legs, stage, spotlight, vocalist, musical performance, musician, auditorium, fan, black pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Iceland, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two small-town aspiring musicians chase their pop star dreams at a global music competition, where high stakes, scheming rivals and onstage mishaps test their bond.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, musician, singer, artistic, music band, performer's life, singing competition, show tunes, musician's life, hopes, farce, dream ...
Time: 2020s
Place: edinburgh scotland, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
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Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: espionage, prisoner, goofy hero, heroic mission, daring rescue, selflessness, double agent, disorder, occupation, musical tour, undercover, surfing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: east germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
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Cupcakes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends in a Tel Aviv suburb get together to watch Universong, a Eurovision-like television song contest. They gather to watch and are depressed by the lifelessness of the Israeli entry, a parody of many recent offerings, a flashy, ...
Style: parody
Plot: group of friends, wig, guitar, competition, singing, cupcake, friendship, singing contest, gay couple, dancing, singing competition, homosexual ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%