Movies like The Flying Scissors

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The Flying Scissors (2009)
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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, realistic, witty, not serious, offbeat
Plot: ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, silly humor, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, feminist, museum, steroids, rock paper scissors
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york

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Most similar movies to The Flying Scissors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films with plots about ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, silly humor, disorder, uninhibited rivalry and friends mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Flying Scissors: Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009), Dealin' with Idiots (2013), Closing Escrow (2007), The Grand (2007), The Test (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, light, offbeat
Plot: goofy hero, ambition, rivalry, silly humor, athlete's life, contests and competitions, disorder, rock paper scissors, uninhibited rivalry, effeminacy, tank top
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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95%
Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: strong sexual content, disorder, chaos, rivalry, contests and competitions, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, misfit, silly humor, goofy hero, farce, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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62%
Dealin' with Idiots (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, Max Morris, a famous comedian, decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, baseball, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, social relations, ambition, writer's life, parents and children, baseball team, satire, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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54%
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Closing Escrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.
Style: humorous, cynical, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, ambition, satire, real estate, couples, marriage, estate, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, clever, funny, not serious ...
Plot: gambling, poker, greed, adaptation, sarcasm, contests and competitions, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, rivalry, ambition, card playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, texas, usa, nevada, new jersey
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51%
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: not serious, feel good, witty, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, goofy hero, underdog, rivalry, sport, buddies, contests and competitions, social satire, rejection, friends, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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48%
Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, ambition, teenage life, best friends, youth, lifestyle, buddies, rivalry, friends, silly humor, private school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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45%
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The Test (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: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, legal, fish out of water, silly humor, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Arguing With Myself, a recorded live performance of ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, portrays a comedian whose revival of an old-fashioned art has made ventriloquism more relevant to modern societal concerns. Starring his six main characters, from Bubba ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, clever
Plot: puppet, ventriloquist, lifestyle, performer's life, society, ambition, artists and showbiz, performance, disorder, workplace situations, workplace, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Standup special filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, dark humor, performer's life, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian, stand up
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: overnight success, rivalry, writer's life, follow your dream, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, writers, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, contests and competitions, buddies, computers and web, rivalry, misfit partners, friends, adventure, video game, tournament, gamer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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.
Style: cynical, not serious, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, disorder, partners, ego clash, desire for fame, nothing goes right, misfit, rivalry, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I'm Smiling (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Hollywood, Look I m Smiling is a laugh-out-loud and insightful comedy concert starring Mad TV s break-out star Aries Spears. Spears is in rare form as he tackles controversial topics such as political correctness , the Hollywood establishment and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, showbiz, stand up
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic, mumblecore ...
Plot: rivalry, farce, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, contests and competitions, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, family gatherings, family life, brother brother relationship, olympics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Patrice O'Neal is one of the funniest, most respected comedians working today. You know him from his recurring roles on The Office and Arrested Development, as host of VH1's Web Junk 20, as a featured guest on Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn. ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: couples, racism, theater, society, stand up comedian, humour, stand up, profanity, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, parody, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, wizards and magicians, magic, contests and competitions, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, buddies, friendship, nothing goes right, stage magician, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: society, self discovery, friendship, friends, ambition, lifestyle, youth, dull life, unfulfillment, hopes, twentysomething life, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: obsession, farce, disorder, couple relations, kindergarten, hidden identity, mistaken identity, ambition, moral dilemma, parents and children, dishonesty, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
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White T (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rapping twins Herbert (Jerod Mixon) and Henry (Jamal Mixon) get a shot at stardom when they purchase a prize-winning T-shirt that lands them a chance to perform alongside a hip-hop legend, but they find their dreams going up in flames when their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, ambition, society, twins, contests and competitions, social misfits, adventurer, comedy duo, performance, urban setting, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Brice Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wannabe surfer parties on the French Riviera while awaiting the perfect wave.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, surfer, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions, failed attempt, life turned upside down, disorder, thirtysomething life, comedy of errors, friends, mermaid
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: french riviera, riviera, france, europe, nice france ...
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35%
Qualunquemente (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corrupt and sleazy entrepreneur Cetto La Qualunque comes back to Italy and "jumps into politics" lest his law-abiding opponent, Giovanni De Santis, is elected as mayor.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, rivalry, campaign, uninhibited rivalry, farce, state affairs, satire, silly humor, media, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.7
 17K
Recep Ivedik 4 (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Recep Ivedik coaches the children football team in his neighborhood. For the training he uses the only free piece of land as football field on which he used to play football as a child. Recep notices sadly that this piece of land was sold to a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, psychedelic
Plot: tv show, silly humor, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, contests and competitions, rivalry, social misfits, misfit, ambition, island, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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SBK The-Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A film 35 years in the making. One man's journey to become a legend of the Boardwalk by claiming the title of World Champion in the fast paced sport of professional Skeeball.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, track and field, boardwalk, arcade
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: competition, gay, satire, hairdresser, culture clash, lgbtq, nudity (full frontal - brief), homosexual, life philosophy, screwball, hotel, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, europe, usa ...
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33%
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Bait Shop (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Its Barbershop for Rednecks. Bill is a bait shop owner who has to make a balloon payment of $15,000 or else the bank will close his shop. Unable to make the payment from the proceeds of the shop, Bill must compete in the annual Bass Tournament, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: fishing, save the day, rivalry, bait, family business, contests and competitions, workplace, ambition, small town, friends, working class, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
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Coffee Town (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three thirty-something friends band together when their carefree existence is threatened.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddies, workplace, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, workplace situations, rivalry, love and romance, cafe, coffee shop, escapades, slacker, thirty something ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hitting the Nuts (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitting the Nuts is the 'true' story of the 2009 Scott County, Indiana Poker Championship as told by those who were there. This mockumentary follows the town preacher, busty waitress, lovable redneck dad, portly returning champion and a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: poker, ambition, rivalry, gambling, parents and children, sport team, contests and competitions, society, clergy, racism, small town, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, performer's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, twentysomething life, couple relations, down on your luck, male female relationship, plagiarism, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 917
Super Sucker (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two door to door vaccuum cleaner salesmen hilariously compete against each other.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, light, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rivalry, workplace, against the odds, rise to the top, farce, boss and employee, workplace romance, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, obnoxious boss, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
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32%