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The Onion Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Venerable newscaster Norm Archer reports the latest news in politics, health, culture and entertainment - such as an automotive recall of decapitation-inducing "Neckbelts" and a study finding that "depression hits losers hardest". This compilation of bogus news stories, celebrity profiles, movie trailers and skits come courtesy of the ace satirists at The Onion.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, ethnic humor, satirical, funny, absurd, harsh, dark humor ...
Plot: parody, journalism, office, sketch, media, terrorism, danger, politics, media satire, role playing, comedy team, society, writer's life, racism, disorder, boot camp, radical, network, television, male nudity, bikini girl, socks, aikido, mass media, ethnic stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films with plots about parody, disorder, media, mentor, catastrophe, media satire and dialogue mostly in Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Onion Movie: Scary Movie 3 (2003), Dog Bites Man (2006), Chocolate News (2008), American Raspberry (1977), The Campaign (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, anti semitism, reporter, misfit, on the road, stupidity, racism, prostitute, chicken, bear, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kazakhstan, california, cross country, usa, malibu california ...
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67%
TV: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A celebration of the ever increasing depravity of television in our society-- it's a channel surfing adventure through the most utterly ridiculous spoofed television programming and commercials.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: buddies, prank, media satire, parody, tv show, media, disorder, gang, partners, chaos, friends, figment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: parody, martial arts, culture clash, danger, journalism, disorder, siblings relations, nothing goes right, heroes, family relations, porn, advertising ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 1950s, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 124K
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, scary, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, countryside, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, heroes, disorder, anti heroes, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 938
Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, parody, comedian, journalist, media satire, workplace situations, media, workplace, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 484
Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: parody, media satire, media, society, hip hop culture, hip hop, rap, entertainment, u.s. president, tv show, political satire, fake news report ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
American Raspberry (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, electric chair, erection, ira, media satire, tv show, media, disorder, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, society, nude woman murdered ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 116K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, nothing goes right, buddies, in the woods, obsessive quest, filmmaking, escapades, disorder, survival, danger, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, journalism, newsroom, tv news, stupidity, farce, parody, friendship, rivalry, bet, journalist, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, media, disorder, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, chaos, laser, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: humorous, talky, biting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, americana, usa president, head of state, state affairs, leadership, artists and showbiz, society, president, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, heroes, supernatural, haunted house, disorder, nothing goes right, video camera, masturbation, lesbian kiss, female nudity, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, buddies, farce, journalism, ego clash, media, disorder, workplace, friends, battle of the sexes, workplace romance, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, idiotic, satirical ...
Plot: parody, politics, terrorist, hollywood, goofy hero, verbal byplay, nothing goes right, documentary filmmaking, terrorism, americana, society, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1940, year 1968
Place: usa, afghanistan, madison square garden manhattan new york city, cuba, manhattan new york city ...
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38%
 5.8
 131K
Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: fashion, fame, gay, homosexual, culture clash, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, hollywood, lgbt, media, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, austria, middle east, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, absurdism, parody, buddies, looking for sex, disorder, friends, friendship, teenage life, misfit, youth, celibacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Morgan Pålsson - World Reporter (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Utrikesreportern Morgan Pålsson och hans fotograf Robert Flycht blir skickade på ett uppdrag till ett okänt nordafrikanskt land – Matóbo. Uppdraget går ut på att följa valet i landet men istället utbryter en militärkupp och Morgan visar ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, journalism, reporter, journalist, coup d'etat, tv news, news reporter, fish out of water, media, misfit, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
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 ⇓
35%
My Breakfast with Blassie (1983)
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, realistic, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, actor's life, performer's life, restaurant, writer's life, taxi, prank, celebrity culture, hollywood, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus's evil son.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, save the day, religions or cults, good versus evil, nothing goes right, heroes, disorder, buddies, private detective, secret identity, obsessive quest, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, parents and children, media satire, artists and showbiz, disorder, showbiz, media, misfit, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dynamite Chicken (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: “A contemporary probe and commentary of the mores and maladies of our age… With shtick, bits, pieces, girls, some hamburger, a little hair, a lady, some fellas, some religious stuff, and a lot of other things” boasts the films opening titles. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, media satire, artists and showbiz, society, stock footage, language, parade, racial slur, explosion, racism, sexism, sexuality ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.3
 134K
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.
Style: humorous, gross out humor, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, supernatural ability, stupidity, comedy team, dumb, farce, secret door, exorcism, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
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, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Groove Tube (1974)
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, actor's life, buddies, goofy hero, mad scientist, performer's life, rise and fall, rising to stardom, sexual relations, media satire, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, panda, newsroom, gang warfare, misogynist, tv show in film, ladder, parody, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hungover Games (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a movie about Hungover guys that get lost in a death match game: Each year, drunk people are selected to participate in torturous games the morning after a big night out. There's no sunglasses, no water, and no headache medicine. ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, parody, goofy hero, contests and competitions, survival, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, revolver, fight to the death, gay stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 57K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: humorous, not serious, toilet humor, awful, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, babies and infants, supernatural, family in danger, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, ghost, goofy hero, couple relations, danger, heroes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: A hilarious collection of some of the best Triumph the Insult Comic Dog segments from "Late Night with Conan O'Brien."
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, sexual, witty
Plot: late night, puppets, artists and showbiz, disorder, parody, celebrity culture, showbiz, partners, society, toys, politically correct, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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