Movies like Magicians

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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: rivalry, wizards and magicians, guillotine, fear of flying, odd couple, contests and competitions, parody, best friend, magic, prank, disorder, buddies, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, nothing goes right, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, stage magician, magician, comedy team, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films with plots about disorder, friends, rivalry, ambition, buddies, contests and competitions and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Magicians: That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006), Never Been Thawed (2005), Just for the Record (2010), The Flying Scissors (2009), Peep Show (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
Story: That Mitchell and Webb Look is a British television sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Shown on BBC Two since 2006, its first two series were directed by David Kerr, who also directed Mitchell and Webb's previous television ...
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Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, workplace, friends, media, partners, advertising, reward, odd, coworker, british, comedy team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
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Just for the Record (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A year after the collapse of a low-budget British rom-com, documentary maker Andy Wiseman sets out to find out what went wrong. He speaks to the producer, Nicholas Johnson, an alcoholic whose office is a lap-dancing club, the writer, Flynn Beatty, ...
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Time: contemporary
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The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: contests and competitions, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, lifestyle, rock paper scissors, museum, steroids, feminist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Peep Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb amongst others. It has been broadcast on Channel ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, roommate, odd couple, slacker, singleness, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, partners, misfit, dull life, buddies, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Jay and Silent Bob Get Old: Tea Bagging in the UK (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, odd couple, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, friendship, filmmaking, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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O Concurso (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the final test of a public tender for federal judge in Rio de Janeiro, the four finalists lawyers come from bizarre way: the gaucho Rogério Carlos (Fábio Porchat) comes surrounded woman dressed transvestites, the São Paulo Rezende (Rodrigo ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, fish out of water, ambition, legal, rivalry, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This hilarious genre-bending comedy follows Gary Brewer, along with girlfriend Holly Brewer (no relation), and best friend Trevor Morehouse as Gary quests to reign supreme at the 2006 Rock, Paper, Scissors World Championships.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, disorder, goofy hero, uninhibited rivalry, tank top, rock paper scissors
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Santa Claus Gang (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On christmas eve, three friends dressed as Santa Clauses, are arrested for attempted robbery and taken to police station, suspected to be group of thieves known as "The Santa Claus Gang". While trying to prove their innocence, the three ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting
Plot: comedy of errors, buddies, nothing goes right, police station, false accusation, friends, disorder, contests and competitions, police investigation, couple relations, wooing, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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50%
The Hooligan Factory (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Danny wants something more. Expelled from school and living in his grandfathers flat, he longs to live up to the image of his estranged father Danny Senior
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, on the run, parody, buddies, hooliganism, criminal's revenge, gang, obsessive quest, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This sequel to the popular British comedy sees a new teacher (David Tennant) take over. When he enters his school in the National 'Song for Christmas' Competition, he and his pregnant wife, and the schoolchildren, embark on an epic road ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, teachers and students, on the road, youth, power relations, school, disorder, mischievous children, contests and competitions, couple relations, pregnancy, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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47%
Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?! (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This Christmas the pupils of St Bernadette's and their much-loved, madcap teacher Mr. Poppy are back for their biggest adventure yet involving fantastic flashmobs, excitable elves, Christmas carols and of course Archie the donkey! When their ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: teachers and students, school, youth, power relations, disorder, mischievous children, contests and competitions, couple relations, ambition, rivalry, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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46%
Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, road movie ...
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Place: canada
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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The Calcium Kid (2004)
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Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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The Man Cave (2014)
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The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004)
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Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
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39%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
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37%
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Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: contests and competitions, race against time, cons and scams, wizards and magicians, ambition, chases and races, rivalry, friends, parole officer, black cast, african american, ex convict
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
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36%
The 11 Commandments (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After an evening of drinking, six men find themselves in front of The God of the Joke. Distressed to find that people aren't laughing anymore, He gives the six friends a mission: to save the world with the Eleven Commandments of the Joke. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
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Place: europe, france
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34%
Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Katy Brand's Big Ass Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Katy Brand's Big Ass Show is a British comedy programme on ITV2. The show features comedian Katy Brand in skits of real life situations and stereotypes, as well and celebrities such as Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: celebrity culture, parody, artists and showbiz, disorder, showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
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Style: humorous, talky, not serious, feel good, witty ...
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Almost Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, buddies, contests and competitions, video game, adventure, computers and web, ambition, disorder, friends, misfit partners, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Comedy
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
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31%
A Day at the Museum (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Un conservateur terrorisé par les plantes vertes, une mère plastifiée pour être exposée, un ballet de Saintes Vierges, des gardiens épuisés par Rodin, un ministre perdu dans une exposition de sexes, une voiture disparue au parking Rembrandt, ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Corner Gas: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, feel good, offbeat ...
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Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Caught cheating and banned for ten years, Bobby Dukes, paintball's first superstar, returns to reclaim his title and erase the memory of his tainted past.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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