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The Players Club (1998)
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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 stripping. At the Players Club, however, Diana faces danger and heartbreak.
Style: intense, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, sexy, twists and turns, light, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, hip hop, rape, organized crime, police investigation, crime gone awry, strip club, nightlife, fish out of water, dominatrix, prostitute, family relations, violence, women, cat fight, racial slur, catastrophe, drugs, money, family, death, prostitution ...
Time: 90s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to The Players Club

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about mentor, dialogue, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, adaptation and brutality mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Players Club: Slaves of New York (1989), Friday After Next (2002), The Brothers (2001), Pecker (1998), Foolish (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: ironic, sentimental, humorous, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: adaptation, couples, self discovery, society, lifestyle, bittersweet, love, ambition, loneliness, art, artist, fashion show ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
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Friday After Next (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track him down.
Style: funny, humorous, stylized, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, shopping mall, weed, pimp, goofy hero, friendship, partners, nothing goes right, society, buddies, disorder, thief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, light, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, relationships, african american, marriage, women, brothers, stereotypes, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
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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: absurd, not serious, witty, humorous, affectionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: art, photographer, stripper, dysfunctional family, artist, art gallery, gallery, fish out of water, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming of age, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Foolish (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: 'Foolish' Waise is a talented comedian with a hard-edge trying to make it in the comedy clubs in LA while his brother is a hard-nosed gangster trying to make it on the streets. With all the competition they face in their chosen ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: gangsters, hip hop, african american, sexual humor, rise and fall, musician's life, drug dealing, contests and competitions, performer's life, workplace, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, witty, light, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fictional reality show, television, satire, fish out of water, audition, reality, happy ending, life philosophy, misfit, tv show, human nature, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
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Whiteboyz (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a virtually all-white Iowa town, Flip daydreams of being a hip-hop star, hanging with Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre. He practices in front of a mirror and with his two pals, James and Trevor. He talks Black slang, he dresses Black. He's also ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: hip hop, small town, friendship, follow your dream, fish out of water, culture clash, americana, teenage life, gangsters, youth, misfit, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, chicago illinois, usa
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43%
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Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: women, sisters, thanksgiving, food, family relations, divorce, black romance, relationships, writers, solitude, weapons, wedding ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, hip hop, justice, dishonesty, disorder, stoners, nothing goes right, buddies, unlikely criminals, odd couple, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, new orleans, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, satirical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: satire, unsuccessful, female nudity, father daughter relationship, musician, farce, creativity, parallel universe, romance, music business, greed, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Twin Town (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jeremy and Julian Lewis, the "Lewis Twins", are two unruly brothers who terrorise the city of Swansea from the caravan park where they live with their family. When their father, Fatty, is injured while working on a roof for local kingpin ...
Style: cerebral, absurd, bleak, surreal, melancholic ...
Plot: gangsters, drugs, weed, twins, crimes, corruption, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, murder, small town, marijuana ...
Time: 90s
Place: wales, scotland, europe, england, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Photographer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A year after becoming the toast of New York City's art scene, photographer Max Martin has lost his ability to take a decent picture. On the night before his make-or-break gallery opening, surrounded by the trappings of success but devoid of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, obsessive quest, prodigy, starting over, lifestyle, race against time, mysterious character, track down, addiction, dull life, city life, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, talky, not serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, aging, life philosophy, odd couple, partners, elderly, couples, retiring, crimes, apartment building, lie, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, racial prejudice, injustice, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: suspense, cynical, humorous, melancholic, harsh ...
Plot: hospital, medical, dark humor, satire, life & death, destiny, cancer, fantasy world, brutality, greed, adaptation, maze ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Roger Dodger (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.
Style: cynical, sexy, suspense, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, virginity, nightlife, brothel, coming of age, sex, mentor, character study, sexuality, battle of the sexes, seduction, virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 4K
Beautiful (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: beauty pageant, friendship, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, contests and competitions, blind ambition, underdog, family problems, single parent, ambition, family relations, child illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, meditative, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, suicide, satire, adaptation, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: greed, justice, loneliness, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, writers, satire, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: sexy, humorous, road movie, cynical, talky ...
Plot: working class, redemption, bittersweet, christmas, desert, female nudity, catastrophe, culture clash, adaptation, screwball, writers, character study ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
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School Daze (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.
Style: thought provoking, satirical, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, coming of age, male nudity, fraternity, sorority, mentor, fight scenes, first contact, gangsters, music, hip hop ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances ...
Style: talky, clever, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, allegory ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, fight scenes, first contact, family, ethnic conflict, destiny, culture clash, natural disaster, love story, humanity, hotel, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, satirical, sexy, talky, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fashion, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, farce, fashion show, multiple storylines, art, lifestyle, love and romance, media satire, lovers reunited, fashion model ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Feeling Minnesota (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam Clayton's (Vincent D'Onofrio) marriage to ex-stripper Freddie (Cameron Diaz) comes about when she's strong-armed into the match by Red (Delroy Lindo), a club proprietor who once did her a favor. But Freddie falls in love with ...
Style: sexy, talky, clever, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, corruption, murder, wedding, romance, gangsters, love triangle, fight, presumed dead, elopement, framed for murder, motel ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, minnesota, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
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The Van (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in "Barrytown", a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. "Bimbo" Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with his buddy Larry. Due to Ireland's surprising ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, working class, food, irish, stripper, transformation, dysfunctional family, police investigation, addiction, distopia, erotica ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, london, dublin ireland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
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Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, stylized, light ...
Plot: coming of age, parenthood, dysfunctional family, poverty, child's point of view, family relations, parents and children, black people, family problems, school, teenage life, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he realizes that the rest of ...
Style: humorous, intense, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: showbiz, comedian, ambition, actor's life, family life, desire for fame, aging, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, gangsters, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Girls Town (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, Patti, Emma, Angela, and Nicki are completing their last year of high school. Unfortunately for the group, one of their own, Nicki, unexpectedly commits suicide. The three remaining women, upon finding out that Nicki had been raped ...
Style: harsh, disturbing, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, women, high school, suicide, coming of age, domestic violence, death of friend, juvenile delinquency, righting the wronged, teenage love, life is a bitch, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, stylized, melancholic, witty, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, betrayal, eccentric family, follow your dream, prank, hopes, family relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: sexy, talky, clever, stylized, poignant ...
Plot: art, sacrifice, alter ego, bittersweet, art history, greed, sarcasm, adaptation, catastrophe, gunfight, runaway, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%