Movies like Pecker

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Pecker (1998)
 6.3
 13K
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, offbeat, biting, realistic, cult film, dark humor, satirical ...
Plot: art, photographer, lifestyle, ambition, social differences, misfit, society, stripper, popularity, perversion, working class, fish out of water, prank, gallery, art gallery, eroticism, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, urban, overnight success, media, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, baltimore, maryland

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Most similar movies to Pecker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about brutality, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue, culture clash and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Pecker: Polyester (1981), Slaves of New York (1989), Celebrity (1998), A Dirty Shame (2004), The Players Club (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 6K
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, biting, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pornography, misfit, abortion, strangulation, dysfunctional family, suburbs, couple relations, society, family problems, couples, halloween, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: humorous, sentimental, ironic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: couples, society, lifestyle, self discovery, love, ambition, adaptation, loneliness, artists and showbiz, love and romance, city life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.3
 23K
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, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, lifestyle, spectacle, writing, greed, loneliness, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.1
 12K
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: humorous, absurd, erotic, light, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual fantasy, nymphomaniac, addiction, golden years, eccentric family, perversion, parents and children, gays and lesbians, society, lifestyle, sex, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, witty, humorous, semi serious, intense ...
Plot: stripper, dominatrix, gangsters, fish out of water, nightlife, strip club, prostitute, crimes, family relations, rape, organized crime, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, melancholic, touching, satirical, clever ...
Plot: social differences, society, family problems, farce, real estate, single father, fashion, homelessness, family, life philosophy, family drama, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 19K
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: witty, feel good, semi serious, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial love, woman played by man, interracial friendship, music, injustice, farce, follow your dream, discrimination, social differences, civil rights, rock and roll, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 40K
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
Plot: audition, fish out of water, tv show, human nature, misfit, tv star, showbiz, love and romance, romantic rivalry, fictional reality show, reality tv, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.3
 2K
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, witty, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, americana, social differences, social relations, youth, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, friends, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, dark humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, self discovery, disorder, family problems, family life, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, down on your luck, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 32K
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, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, radio show, lifestyle, anti conformity, ambition, workplace, rebelliousness, society, rise to the top, radio dj, media, erection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, year 1981, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 606
The Debut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, touching
Plot: culture clash, high school, coming of age, friendship, school, couples, looking for love, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 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, workplace situations, lifestyle, boss and employee, telephone operator, audition, actress, sexual fantasy, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: high society, art, art dealer, social differences, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, social climbing, dishonesty, investigation, yuppie, hustler ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Brazil
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 ...
Plot: betrayal, chess, friendship, prank, eccentric family, follow your dream, hopes, disorder, family relations, female protagonist, unlikely friendships, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 21K
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, culture clash, pregnancy, jealousy, painting, eccentric family, love and romance, family problems, family life, human nature, lifestyle, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 536
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: biting, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: racism, lifestyle, injustice, high school life, social differences, society, high school, ambition, underdog, lottery, misfit, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 20K
Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, small town, family relations, ambition, blind ambition, championship, adoption, mentor, creativity, dialogue, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.6
 44K
Bad Words (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A misanthropic man sets out to exact revenge on his estranged father, by finding a loophole and attempting to win the National Spelling Bee as an adult. Figuring it would destroy his father, and everything he's worked so hard for as head of the ...
Style: cynical, not serious, humorous, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: spelling bee, blind ambition, social misfits, loser, fish out of water, competition, disorder, rivalry, obsession, opponent, children, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: offbeat, sexual, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: best friends, rise to the top, desire for fame, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, lifestyle, gender, showbiz, actor's life, ambition, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: filmmaker, filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, dwarf, actor, character study ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 4K
Stay Hungry (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Stay Hungry is a 1976 dramatic comedy film by director Bob Rafelson from a screenplay by Charles Gaines. The story centers on a young Birmingham, Alabama, scion, played by Jeff Bridges, who gets involved in a shady real-estate deal. In order to ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: friendship, gym, bodybuilding, contests and competitions, romance, love and romance, social differences, society, rivalry, ambition, love triangle, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, twentieth century
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, infidelity, coming of age, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, best friends, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, milwaukee wisconsin, paris france, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 14K
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, realistic, semi serious, talky, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, fashion model, farce, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, media satire, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling, art, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 2K
Stardom (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.
Style: clever, realistic, captivating, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: fashion, rise and fall, rising to stardom, lifestyle, ambition, rise to the top, desire for fame, obsession, showbiz, celebrity culture, model, fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, europe, france, paris france, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 28K
The Idiots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Spain, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their ...
Style: psychological, clever, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, prank, sexual relations, lifestyle, sexual exploration, mentally challenged, explicit sex, sex orgy, group sex, sex scene, orgy, commune ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 410
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: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: filmmaking, parody, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, media satire, celebrity culture, desire for fame, disorder, ambition, cons and scams, farce, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, france, europe, new york, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 20K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, amateur theater, filmmaking, love and romance, americana, lifestyle, small town life, movie business, showbiz, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: porn star, rising to stardom, follow your dream, desire for fame, lifestyle, ambition, misfit, showbiz, fish out of water, goofy hero, disorder, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 604
Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: offbeat, realistic, dark humor, witty, clever ...
Plot: prank, feud, neighbor, suburbs, lifestyle, starting over, human nature, society, family relations, youth, murder, road not taken ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%