Movies and TV shows like Saturday Night Live

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Saturday Night Live
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers an opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast, and features performances by a musical guest.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, biting, talky, dark humor, cult movie cast, live comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, politics, disorder, lifestyle, guest, society, workplace, friends, cross dressing, performance, comedian, actor, singer, musician, studio, anchor, celebrity guests, politically correct, impersonating, president ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, america
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, parody, disorder, media, comedian, joke and singer mostly in Comedy, Music and News genres. Some movies like Saturday Night Live: Chappelle's Show (2003), MADtv (1995), Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995), In Living Color (1990), All That (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is an American sketch comedy television series, created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, which premiered February 11, 2007 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim comedy block and ran until May ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, media satire, media, disorder, parody, ghost, golden years, prank, goofy hero, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Chappelle's Show
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in various sketches. Chappelle, Brennan and Michele Armour were the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, society, disorder, music, racism, artists and showbiz, media, masturbation, guest, comedian, singer ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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MADtv
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: MADtv is an American sketch comedy television series based on Mad, and contained animated Spy vs. Spy and Don Martin cartoon shorts as well as images of Alfred E. Neuman. Its first TV broadcast was on October 14, 1995. The one-hour show aired ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, media satire, media, live audience, cross dressing, guest, comedian, singer, musician, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   82%
    User:   87%
 
Mr. Show with Bob and David
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, performer's life, celebrity culture, parody, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, workplace, partners, comedian, mishap ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   75%
    User:   76%
 
In Living Color
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, nothing goes right, interracial relations, parody, social differences, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, disorder, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california
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System:   74%
    User:   69%
 
Saturday Night Live 25
Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, music, performer's life, reunion, media, society, state affairs, disorder, anchor, weekend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
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All That
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A combination sketch comedy/musical performance show in the tradition of "Saturday Night Live," this program starred a teenage cast and was targeted at younger viewers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, music, media, cross dressing, guest, performance, star, comedian, singer, musician, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, couple relations, suburbs, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, couples, disorder, mishap ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
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Stella
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: city life, suburbs, parody, goofy hero, urban, looking for love, singleness, media satire, suburban life, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
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A Mighty Wind
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: clever, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
Plot: music, folk, music band, music business, rock and roll, musician's life, parody, lovers reunited, reunion, creativity, dialogue, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
Funny or Die Presents...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, media, friends, internet video, celebrity impersonation, comedy team, music video, part animation, stupidity, tv show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
The Kids in the Hall
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: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, bar, gender bending, suburbs, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace, disorder, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
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30 Rock
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, showbiz, jazz, writer's life, verbal byplay, workplace, tv show, boss and employee, writing, employer employee relationship, office, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
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Flip
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Flip Wilson Show is an hour long variety show that aired in the U.S. on NBC from September 17, 1970 to June 27, 1974. The show starred American comedian Flip Wilson; the program was one of the first American television programs starring a black ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, parody, music, variety show, catch phrase, entertainment, monologue, variety, celebrity, guest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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Wayne's World
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: music, heavy metal, stupidity, tv show, parody, buddies, rock and roll, sarcasm, verbal byplay, media satire, rock, nerds ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, milwaukee wisconsin, chicago illinois
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, clever, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: nothing goes right, rock, disorder, fish out of water, cult, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, monty python, showbiz, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
Flight of the Conchords
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band who have moved from New Zealand to New York in the hope of forging a successful music career. So far they've managed to find a manager (whose "other" job is at the New Zealand ...
Style: not serious, surreal, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: music, rock, nothing goes right, fish out of water, goofy hero, buddies, music band, musician's life, culture clash, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new zealand
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
My Breakfast with Blassie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: My Breakfast with Blassie is a movie starring Andy Kaufman and professional wrestler "Classy" Freddie Blassie. It is a mostly improvised parody of the popular art film My Dinner with Andre and is set in a restaurant where Kaufman and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, writer's life, restaurant, parody, taxi, prank, celebrity culture, hollywood, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
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American Dreamz
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, satirical, feel good ...
Plot: terrorism, music, tv show, president, media satire, politics, ambition, sarcasm, media, alternate universe, disorder, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, iraq, ohio, manhattan new york city
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System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
This Is Spinal Tap
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: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, satirical ...
Plot: cult, music, music band, heavy metal, rock and roll, music business, deadpan, parody, farce, musician's life, rock, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
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System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
The Larry Sanders Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, nothing goes right, performer's life, parody, media satire, showbiz, tv show, workplace, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
This Hour Has 22 Minutes
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: This Hour Has 22 Minutes is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television. Launched in 1993 during Canada's 35th general election, the show focuses on Canadian politics, combining news parody, sketch comedy and satirical ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, parody, media satire, cult, tv show, media, society, state affairs, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, live audience, live performance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday
Genre: Comedy, News
Country: USA
Story: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: media, parody, politics, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, political satire, live broadcast, live audience, live performance, fake news report, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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The Richard Pryor Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m. opposite ABC's popular television shows Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. The show was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: interracial relations, artists and showbiz, society, disorder, performer's life, lifestyle, variety show, media, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, social satire, variety ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
Wayne's World 2
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: rock, tv show, heavy metal, buddies, rock and roll, parody, verbal byplay, media satire, music, kung fu, concert, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
Josie and the Pussycats
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, not serious, witty, satirical, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, music business, brainwashing, best friends, rock, music band, musician's life, parody, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, hip hop, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
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Starlets
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, media satire, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Important Things with Demetri Martin
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, society, social relations, music, comedian, singer, musician, counterculture, performance, actor, talented, live audience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   33%
    User:   30%
 

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Elephant Parts
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Winner of the first video Grammy Award, Michael Nesmith (The Monkees) wrote and starred in Elephant Parts, a collection of comedy and music videos using money he inherited from his mother, the inventor of Liquid Paper. Elephant Parts is one hour ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: performer's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, parody, goofy hero, musician's life, celebrity culture, society, disorder, lifestyle, shot in the torso, roller skating ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, parody, farce, rock and roll, drug abuse, rock, marijuana, stupidity, drugs, musician's life, drugs/alcohol, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa
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System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
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