Movies like Magicians 2007

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Magicians
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, odd couple, contests and competitions, parody, prank, wizards and magicians, disorder, guillotine, buddies, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, nothing goes right, ambition, artists and showbiz, best friend, magic, friends, fear of flying, stage magician, magician, comedy team, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Peep Show
Comedy
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25 min.
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Black Books
Comedy
UK
25 min.
 8.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films with plots about disorder, friends, friendship, buddies, artists and showbiz, workplace and ambition mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Magicians: I'm Alan Partridge (1997), Never Been Thawed (2005), That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006), Peep Show (2003), Black Books (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I'm Alan Partridge
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Never Been Thawed
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
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That Mitchell and Webb Look
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, clever ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Peep Show
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Black Books
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Extras
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: UK
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Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Beerfest
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During a trip to Germany to scatter their grandfather's ashes, German-American brothers Todd and Jan discover Beerfest, the secret Olympics of downing stout, and want to enter the contest to defend their family's beer-guzzling honor. Their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   55%
 
Just for the Record
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, ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
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Time: contemporary
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Big Train
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, british humour, comedian, british tv, british, actress playing multiple roles, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, surrealism, irreverence, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
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The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Twenty-three years after the release of the original Beatles mockumentary, 'The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash', famous artists, actors and musicians speak out on how The Rutles influenced them.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, biting ...
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Place: england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
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Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger!
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Genre: Comedy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Ideal
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england
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System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
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Stella Street
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: nothing goes right, fish out of water, anti heroes, store, buddies, suburbs, rise and fall, social differences, celebrity culture, culture clash, showbiz, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Duct Tape Forever
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, based on sketch comedy ...
Plot: contests and competitions, comedy of errors, on the road, americana, farce, hotel, disorder, friends, buddies, underdog, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: buddies, on the road, odd couple, friendship, partners, friends, sitcom, chaos and mayhem, working class, social relations, disorder, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, cross country, britain
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Corner Gas: The Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It’s been a few years, and there’s still not a lot going on 40 kilometers from nowhere. But that’s all about to change as the fine folks of Dog River, Saskatchewan face their biggest crisis ever. Brent and the gang discover that the town’s ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: small town life, farce, life turned upside down, gas station, nothing goes right, small town, social relations, best friends, disorder, private detective, goofy hero, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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I Really Hate My Job
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, aging, restaurant, nothing goes right, hollywood, introspection, boss and employee, couple relations, waitress, friendship, workplace romance, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, usa
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Getting On
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: hospital, sitcom, elderly, dealing with death, doctors and patients, retirement home life, retirement home, workplace situations, workplace, nurse, friends, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: goofy hero, radio show, artists and showbiz, workplace, media, disorder, workplace situations, recording studio
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Inbetweeners Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their ...
Style: sexual, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: holiday, friendship, adolescence, coming of age, male nudity, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rock, teenager, drinking, looking for sex, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, greece
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The Knack... and How to Get It
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, farce, womanizer, romance, looking for love, looking for sex, singleness, wooing, nightlife, thirtysomething life, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, alternate reality, farce, time loop, social misfits, imagination, bar, apocalypse, british, nerds, dystopic future ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Fubar: Balls to the Wall
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terry and Dean head north to make sweet cash in the oil patch.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, buddies, misfit partners, friendship, misfit, partners, friends, beer, disorder, nothing goes right, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: not serious, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, buddies, slacker, drugs/alcohol, family problems, family relations, disorder, friends who hate each other, friends, social misfits, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Having a Wild Weekend
Genre: Comedy, Music
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Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
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