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Movers & Shakers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting the help of depressed screenwriter Herb Derman and rather off-centre director Sid Spokane to try and come up with an idea or two, Joe soon wishes he was not one of those people who always try to keep their promises.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: hollywood, nothing goes right, actor's life, parody, singleness, celebrity culture, media satire, filmmaking, showbiz, breakup, artists and showbiz, couples, disorder, down on your luck, road not taken, religions or cults, media, misfit, lifestyle, roller coaster
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
Comedy
USA
28 min.
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Starlets
Comedy
USA
30 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, witty, realistic and not serious films with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, media satire, disorder, parody and filmmaking mostly in Comedy, Music and Thriller genres. Some movies like Movers & Shakers: My Breakfast with Blassie (1983), Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003), The Underground Comedy Movie (1999), The Errand Boy (1961), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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:   95%
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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
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: clever, humorous, not serious, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, writers, filmmaking, showbiz, lame, artists and showbiz, sarcasm, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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Pauly Shore Is Dead
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, witty, realistic ...
Plot: death, stupidity, nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, weed, store, filmmaking, parody, artists and showbiz, hollywood, dumb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa
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System:   76%
    User:   61%
 
The Underground Comedy Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, parody, buddies, goofy hero, moon, mad scientist, performer's life, gender bending, media satire, showbiz, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, kentucky, usa
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System:   72%
    User:   65%
 
The Errand Boy
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens
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Time: 60s
Place: california, usa
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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:   66%
    User:   64%
 
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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
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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    User:   79%
 
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The Groove Tube
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, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, actor's life, buddies, goofy hero, mad scientist, performer's life, rise and fall, television, rising to stardom, tv show, sexual relations, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   76%
 
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The Patsy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: goofy hero, hollywood, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   59%
 
Sweet Liberty
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, romance, actor's life, young lovers, couple relations, island, runaway, celebrity culture, showbiz, dialogue, historian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   58%
 
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Bowfinger
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, parody, farce, filmmaking, movie business, twins, comedy of errors, paranoia, celebrity culture, cult, showbiz, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
 6.2
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Fat Actress
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, media satire, physical appearance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, hypocrisy, comeback, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   56%
 
The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper. Beloved, sassy Golden Girl Rue McClanahan stars as an unbeloved, depressive stripper who wants to become a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, showbiz, parody, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, desire for fame, media satire, filmmaking, ambition, lifestyle, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
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Hollywood Shuffle
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, farce, hollywood, spelling bee, actor's life, stereotypes, media satire, mentor, showbiz, gangsters, race issues, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
For Your Consideration
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Plot: hollywood, obsession, actor's life, dysfunctional family, drinking, jewish, terminal illness, media satire, parody, farce, filmmaking, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless ...
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, journalism, couple relations, hollywood, celebrity culture, murder, media satire, showbiz, tv show, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, usa, montana, india
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System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
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The Party
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hrundi V. Bakshi, an accident-prone actor from India, is accidentally put the name on the guest list for an upcoming party at the home of a Hollywood film director. Unfortunately, from the moment he arrives, one thing after another goes wrong with a ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Plot: farce, culture clash, nothing goes right, indians, fish out of water, hollywood, actor's life, drinking, goofy hero, storytelling, mentor, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, india
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System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
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It's Pat
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, odd couple, obsession, sexual relations, gender bending, gender, androgyny, misfit, couples, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 90s
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System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
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Tapeheads
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, clever ...
Plot: punk, buddies, music, irreverent, rise to the top, censorship, parody, chase, media satire, cult, showbiz, hip hop ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Nobody Knows Anything!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An aspiring filmmaker learns that success in Hollywood doesn't come as easy as she suspected as she attempts to discover the formula to success. When the guidance of her helpful has-been uncle fails to pave the way, Sarah Wilder must seek the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, biting, clever, witty
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, prison guard, blue collar, robbery, grocery store, mayor, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks at the entire process, from the oddball ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Plot: martial arts, actor's life, contests and competitions, parody, desire for fame, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, tv show, filmmaking, ambition, media ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
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:   46%
    User:   53%
 
The Making of '...And God Spoke'
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A documentary on the making of a big budget Bible picture. This is a spoof that shows the inside action on a film set where everything that could possibly go wrong goes wrong.
Style: humorous, not serious, epic, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, road not taken, showbiz, religions or cults, disorder, scout, noah's ark, movie studio, depiction of god ...
Time: ancient history
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
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Under the Rainbow
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, hotel, espionage, assassination, chase, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin, nothing goes right, dog, nazi ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
Tracey Takes On...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tracey Takes On... is a sketch comedy series starring comedienne Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons on HBO and was commissioned after the success of the 1993 comedy special "Tracey Ullman Takes on New York." Each episode focuses ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: social differences, culture clash, parody, showbiz, artists and showbiz, society, sexual relations, celebrity culture, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
Cecil B. DeMented
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, cult, drugs/alcohol, violence, perversion, media satire, filmmaking, pornography, censorship, artists and showbiz, sexualized violence, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, california
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System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
The World's Greatest Lover
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, farce, showbiz, disorder, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, mistaken identity, filmmaking, switching roles, choking, ambition ...
Time: 20s
Place: usa
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Meet Wally Sparks
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, celebrity culture, tv show, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, mentor, workplace, stupidity, catastrophe, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, georgia
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System:   43%
    User:   40%
 

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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, witty
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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. ...
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