Movies like The Party 1968

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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 compounding affect.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd, melancholic, talky, clever ...
Plot: farce, culture clash, nothing goes right, indians, fish out of water, hollywood, actor's life, drinking, goofy hero, storytelling, mentor, chaos and mayhem, dialogue, catastrophe, insanity, artists and showbiz, pornography, parody, party, runaway, misfit, idealism, greed, hotel, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, india
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, funny and witty films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, adaptation, runaway and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Party: A Shot in the Dark (1964), Bowfinger (1999), What's New Pussycat (1965), The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), Silent Movie (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Shot in the Dark
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, dark, realistic ...
Plot: farce, investigation, murder, crime, mystery, goofy hero, murder mystery, police investigation, insanity, screwball, dialogue, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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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, cult, celebrity culture, showbiz, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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System:   86%
    User:   75%
 
What's New Pussycat
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of his own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, farce, psychiatrist, unlikely couple, screwball, adultery, self discovery, women, pornography, couple relations, relationships, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, paris france
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System:   83%
    User:   93%
 
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The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: farce, chase, kidnapping, police, vengeance, comedy of errors, palaces castles and temples, goofy hero, hotel, insanity, assassin, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, munich germany, west germany
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System:   72%
    User:   64%
 
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, starting with the Star of Leningrad diamond, nabbed ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: master criminal, parody, aging, crime, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, mystery, heist, pornography, camp, death, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, usa, soviet union ...
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System:   70%
    User:   82%
 
 6.7
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Silent Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, hollywood, nothing goes right, actor's life, buddies, goofy hero, farce, dialogue, chaos and mayhem, filmmaking, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   67%
    User:   74%
 
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, realistic ...
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
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System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
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The Pink Panther
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: farce, heist, crime, comedy of errors, chase, resort, crimes, law enforcement, stylish, dialogue, infidelity, pornography ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: europe, switzerland, paris france, rome italy, italy
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System:   55%
    User:   62%
 
 7.7
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The Odd Couple
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, not serious, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, poker, suicide attempt, friends, divorce, screwball, buddies, odd couple, unlikely friendships, mentor, obsession, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
Noises Off...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, theater, nothing goes right, showbiz, verbal byplay, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, mentor, workplace, dialogue, love, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, manhattan new york city, iowa
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System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: farce, buddies, goofy hero, rise to the top, firefly, dumb, parody, gunfight, chaos and mayhem, drinking, cons and scams, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
 7.1
 2K
Real Life
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, television, media satire, reality tv, suburban life, tv show, suburbs, artists and showbiz, culture clash, family, life philosophy, media ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa, california, phoenix arizona
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
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S.O.B.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, tragicomedy ...
Plot: hollywood, pornography, actor's life, innocence lost, suicide, showbiz, suicide attempt, death, filmmaking, office, artists and showbiz, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
The Return of the Pink Panther
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The famous Pink Panther jewel has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources – himself and his Asian ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: farce, chase, crime, vengeance, comedy of errors, goofy hero, resort, fighting crime, cons and scams, runaway, hotel, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, cote d'azur, tokyo, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
 5.2
 24K
Casino Royale
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic, psychedelic ...
Plot: 007, parody, farce, espionage, chase, spy, james bond, hidden identity, spies, assassin, secret service, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: scotland, big ben london, east berlin east germany, india, berlin germany ...
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System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
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, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, romance, actor's life, young lovers, couple relations, island, runaway, celebrity culture, showbiz, dialogue, actor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
Where's Poppa?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's ...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: incest, rape, parents and children, male nudity, irreverent, eccentric family, farce, nothing goes right, sexualized violence, family relations, relationships, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo, manhattan new york city
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System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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The Impostors
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: farce, screwball, actor's life, british, hidden identity, ship, dialogue, couple relations, plot twist, irreverent, down on your luck, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
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, realistic, feel good, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
 48K
The Jerk
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes ...
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: farce, rags to riches, stupidity, goofy hero, parenthood, self discovery, fish out of water, dumb, storytelling, love and romance, screwball, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
Lost in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: humorous, road movie, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, down on your luck, yuppie, workplace, marriage, nothing goes right, corporate america, hopes, deadpan, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
Fierce Creatures
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, greed, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, zoo, culture clash, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, animals, british, danger, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: politics, cold war, military, paranoia, nuclear, apocalypse, president, nuclear war, british, military base, end of the world, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: soviet union, russia, pentagon
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 6.4
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Billy Madison
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, high school, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, farce, stupidity, dumb, fish out of water, destiny, love and romance, beer, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Waiting for Guffman
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, funny ...
Plot: small town, mechanic, showbiz, deadpan, social relations, dialogue, artists and showbiz, actor's life, gay, crime gone awry, eccentricity, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
The Twelve Chairs
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: chase, revolution, farce, adventurer, on the road, odd couple, obsessive quest, fight scenes, greed, adaptation, treasure hunt, cons and scams ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia, soviet union
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
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Haiku Tunnel
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, office, obnoxious boss, corporate america, lawyer, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, writing, catastrophe, existentialism, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   40%
    User:   39%
 

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Night Shift
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, macabre, funny, realistic ...
Plot: prostitution, friendship, pimp, prostitute, buddies, mentor, nightlife, unlikely friendships, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, dialogue ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
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
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
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