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, lifestyle, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, contests and competitions, feminist, museum, steroids, rock paper scissors
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, friends and uninhibited rivalry mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Flying Scissors: Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009), Dealin' with Idiots (2013), Closing Escrow (2007), The Grand (2007), Scouts Honor (2009). 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: rivalry, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, silly humor, disorder, rock paper scissors, uninhibited rivalry, tank top, effeminacy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, strong sexual content, chaos, disorder, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, profanity, misfit, interview, 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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, baseball, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, parents and children, social relations, ambition, writer's life, baseball team, little league, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, satire, ambition, family relations, social relations, real estate, couples, marriage, contests and competitions, unplanned pregnancy ...
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, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, ambition, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, texas, new jersey
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Scouts Honor (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bumbling brothers David and Tim Appleorchard attempt to keep their family-owned summer camp from falling into the hands of their evil, greedy sibling (Chris Kattan) by earning their fist merit badges by the time they turn 30.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, goofy hero, contests and competitions, family business, camp, disorder, silly humor, workplace, rivalry, siblings relations, father son relationship, summer camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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50%
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: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, underdog, goofy hero, buddies, paintball, social satire, uninhibited rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, clever
Plot: ventriloquist, puppet, lifestyle, performer's life, workplace situations, performance, disorder, ambition, society, artists and showbiz, workplace, puppets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, teenage life, ambition, friends, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, youth, best friends, high school, silly humor, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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O Concurso (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, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, disorder, rivalry, nothing goes right, ambition, buddies, legal, friends, fish out of water, silly humor, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, talky, witty, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, dark humor, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, rise to the top, friendship, disorder, rivalry, misfit, partners, nothing goes right, ego clash, desire for fame, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, interracial relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, computers and web, buddies, on the road, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, misfit partners, friends, video game, gamer, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, overnight success, follow your dream, writer's life, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, hopes, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: rivalry, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, farce, contests and competitions, family relations, family life, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family problems, 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: humorous, talky, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: couples, society, theater, racism, stand up comedian, humour, profanity, female director, stand up
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, humorous, witty, cynical, talky ...
Plot: friends, society, self discovery, friendship, dull life, ambition, youth, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, guillotine, contests and competitions, buddies, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, friendship, nothing goes right, wizards and magicians, stage magician, fear of flying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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37%
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: disorder, couple relations, obsession, kindergarten, farce, blind ambition, parents and children, mistaken identity, moral dilemma, hidden identity, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, save the day, contests and competitions, bait, workplace, family business, ambition, working class, store, friends, small town, fishing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, not serious, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, campaign, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: ambition, rivalry, twins, society, hip hop, social misfits, contests and competitions, adventurer, comedy duo, urban setting, performance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, surfer, disorder, failed attempt, life turned upside down, contests and competitions, thirtysomething life, surf, surfing, comedy of errors, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, europe, nice france ...
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35%
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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, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: thirtysomething life, buddies, workplace, lifestyle, cafe, workplace situations, rivalry, love and romance, coffee shop, escapades, wannabe, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, arcade, boardwalk, track and field
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: humorous, feel good, clever, witty, talky ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, down on your luck, heroic mission, silly humor, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, fighting the system, rivalry, competition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.7
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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: humorous, realistic, not serious, psychedelic
Plot: tv show, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, rivalry, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, social misfits, silly humor, ambition, fictional reality show, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ 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: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, ambition, gambling, parents and children, sport team, society, contests and competitions, clergy, racism, small town, underdog, 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: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, performer's life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, urban, dog, plagiarism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%