Movies like Pecker

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Pecker (1998)
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Pecker (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, absurd, suspense, realistic, biting, satirical, affectionate, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: art, stripper, photographer, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, social differences, ambition, misfit, society, satire, popularity, family relations, perversion, working class, fish out of water, prank, gallery, art gallery, eroticism, parents and children, life is a bitch, media, disorder, siblings relations, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, baltimore, usa, maryland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, culture clash, storytelling, dialogue, brutality and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Pecker: Cecil B. DeMented (2000), Polyester (1981), Celebrity (1998), A Dirty Shame (2004), Slaves of New York (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
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: cynical, satirical, absurd, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: perversion, filmmaking, hostage, heroin, dark humor, actor's life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, showbiz, delusion, obsessive quest, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, california
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100%
 7.0
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, misfit, suburbs, abortion, family relations, strangulation, satire, foot fetish, eccentric family, suburban life, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 27K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, satire, celebrity, ex wife, greed, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 13K
A Dirty Shame (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. As she goes on a rampage through town, Sylvia attracts the attention of Ray ...
Style: sex comedy, humorous, sexy, absurd, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual fantasy, perversion, addiction, sex addict, golden years, eccentric family, parents and children, gays and lesbians, society, lifestyle, nymphomaniac, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: sentimental, humorous, ironic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: couples, self discovery, society, lifestyle, love, ambition, adaptation, loneliness, bittersweet, performer's life, stash, village life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Players Club (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young single mother Diana struggles to provide for her child and pay for her college education. She ends up working at a shoe store, but meets two strippers from a nearby gentlemen's club who convince her there's fast money to be made ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, gangsters, nightlife, fish out of water, crimes, strip club, family relations, prostitute, organized crime, rape, dominatrix, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Where the Heart Is (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman shows his young adult kids how tough life can be.
Style: humorous, touching, melancholic, satirical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: social differences, society, family problems, farce, real estate, single father, homelessness, fashion, family, life philosophy, destiny, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
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Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, save the day, americana, social differences, social relations, family relations, father son relationship, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 43K
Edtv (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fictional reality show, fish out of water, audition, misfit, tv show, human nature, love and romance, showbiz, satire, romantic rivalry, media, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 6K
Girl 6 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, neighbor, friendship, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, boss and employee, workplace situations, nudity (full frontal - brief), actress, audition, sexual fantasy, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 21K
Hairspray (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ample teen Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to be on the hip local TV dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" -- and when her dream comes true, her lively moves and bubbly personality meet with unexpected popularity. But after ...
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fat girl, interracial love, interracial friendship, music, farce, injustice, follow your dream, social differences, discrimination, racial segregation, satire, civil rights ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1963, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 777
Good Fences (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to moves his wife and their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: racism, family relations, ambition, against the odds, lifestyle, rise to the top, culture clash, social differences, dysfunctional family, injustice, couples, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, satire, filmmaker, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor, character study ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 15K
Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, sexy ...
Plot: fashion, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, lifestyle, love and romance, media satire, lovers reunited, satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 23K
Junebug (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pregnancy, in-laws, painting, jealousy, culture clash, eccentric family, love and romance, family problems, newlyweds, meet the parents, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Opposite of Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: sexy, biting, witty, sexual, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, gay slur, satire, stock broker, repression, family relations, aids, suburbs, chase, death, teenage girl, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, las vegas, palm springs california, los angeles, indiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, dark humor, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, family life, self discovery, couples, lifestyle, eccentric family, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, workplace romance, workplace situations, actor's life, rising to stardom, workplace, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Human Nature (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, witty, philosophical ...
Plot: manners, farce, fish out of water, human nature, philosophy, fall in love, culture clash, hypocrisy, disorder, misfit, odd couple, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Art School Confidential (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, clever, suspense ...
Plot: painting, art school, serial killer, murder, artist, investigation, dark humor, ambition, lifestyle, crimes, fan, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Private Parts (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anti conformity, radio, ambition, lifestyle, rebelliousness, workplace, society, rise to the top, satire, radio dj, media, childhood memory ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 60s ...
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
New York Stories (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young heroes, artist, art, obsession, family relations, hotel, jealousy, youth, city life, parents and children, gallery, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, athens greece, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 7K
Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, poet, fame, money, politics, bittersweet, suburbs, writer's life, murder, working class, siblings relations, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, stockholm sweden, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, coming of age, suburbs, high school life, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, humiliation, family problems, parents and children, social awkwardness, siblings relations, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, depressing, witty ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: betrayal, friendship, eccentric family, follow your dream, prank, hopes, family relations, disorder, female protagonist, chess, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 635
Cannes Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Film producer Sy Lerner makes a bet with a fellow film executive that he can turn any nobody into a star at the Cannes Film Festival. A New York cab driver who is visiting the festival is chosen as the test subject to settle the bet and Sy uses his ...
Style: parody, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, disorder, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, desire for fame, showbiz, media satire, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: high society, art, art dealer, satire, crimes, social differences, social climbing, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, uncover truth, con artists ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.6
 2K
Hooking Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After "hooking up" with a series of guys at a house party, April is the talk of her high school.
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, friends, lifestyle, buddies, looking for sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual desire, seduction, brother sister relationship, silly humor, sexual content, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 138K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, stripper, dancing, male nudity, dancer, male stripper, friendship, nightlife, friends, clubbing, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, lifestyle, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, rising to stardom, porn star, goofy hero, misfit, showbiz, fish out of water, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%