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The Players Club (1998)
 5.8
 6K
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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, intense, sexy, harsh, idiotic, melancholic, bad ending ...
Plot: stripper, dominatrix, gangsters, nightlife, fish out of water, strip club, crimes, prostitute, family relations, vengeance, rape, organized crime, police investigation, crime gone awry, hip hop, music, college, obsession, journalism, social differences, society, urban, lifestyle, single parent, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about mentor, storytelling, dialogue, brutality, catastrophe, culture clash and pornography mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Players Club: Magic Mike (2012), Slaves of New York (1989), The Brothers (2001), Six Ways to Sunday (1997), All the Rage (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 125K
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, friendship, strip club, dancer, clubbing, friends, dancing, american dream, stripper, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, ambition, love, adaptation, loneliness, village, nightlife, village life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 4K
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: talky, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, track and field, romance, couples, love and romance, city life, singleness, twentysomething life, couple relations, buddies, yuppie, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, disturbing, intense, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, hitman, self discovery, parents and children, crimes, family relations, suburban life, criminal heroes, rise and fall, depression, moral ambiguity, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.5
 2K
All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: realistic, clever, dark humor, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: obsession, store, society, suburbs, family problems, crimes of passion, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, suburban life, handgun, lawyer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: touching, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: culture clash, racism, high school, coming of age, parents and children, social misfits, gangsters, suburban life, dysfunctional family, nightlife, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, love and romance, showbiz, romantic rivalry, fictional reality show, reality tv, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: offbeat, not serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: stripper, art, fish out of water, working class, perversion, photographer, art gallery, gallery, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, baltimore, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 702
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: realistic, disturbing, touching, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, school, coming of age, vengeance, college, friends, kids in trouble, righting the wronged, family relations, power relations, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 2K
Whiteboyz (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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, humorous, not serious, slang, clever ...
Plot: hip hop, small town, friendship, follow your dream, teenage life, americana, culture clash, fish out of water, gangsters, teenage love, youth, high school ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: unsuccessful, actor, parents and children, artists and showbiz, young heroes, actor's life, showbiz, family relations, hollywood, self discovery, single parent, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: cynical, humorous, dark humor, realistic, biting ...
Plot: hospital, half sister, nun, siblings relations, legal action, family problems, fighting the system, rebellion, workplace, family in crisis, workplace intrigue, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 5K
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: realistic, dark humor, tense, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, siblings relations, goofy hero, social misfits, mentally unstable, friends, family relations, arson, friendship, crimes, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales, scotland, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 7K
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, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sexual humor, drug humor, relationship vs career, criminal's revenge, contests and competitions, performer's life, siblings relations, crimes, desire for fame, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 4K
Beautiful (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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, emotional, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, beauty pageant, contests and competitions, blind ambition, family problems, underdog, pregnancy, single parent, parents and children, ambition, family relations, child illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 5K
Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: neurotic, humorous, witty, talky, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, single parent, midlife crisis, couples, looking for love, family life, eccentric family, family problems, lifestyle, introspection, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, funny ...
Plot: shopping mall, pimp, friendship, nothing goes right, goofy hero, friends, partners, buddies, disorder, society, urban, leaving home ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, lifestyle, showbiz, 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 ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 92K
Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: hip hop, marijuana, african american, machismo, friendship, ghetto, friends, hip hop culture, buddies, life is a bitch, rapper, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 969
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: dark humor, cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, self discovery, society, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Employee of the Month (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, ...
Style: surprise ending, dark humor, suspense, melancholic, entertaining ...
Plot: betrayal, bad luck, comedy of errors, partners, friendship, nothing goes right, dishonesty, greed, bank robbery, thirtysomething life, faked death, dentist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 16K
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, talky, clever, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, virginity, battle of the sexes, nightlife, seduction, sex, male virgin, mentor, advertising, flirting, character study, sexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, realistic, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Plot: comedian, ambition, actor's life, showbiz, aging, family life, desire for fame, show business, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, elderly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 8K
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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, parents and children, urban, couple relations, family problems, teenage life, family relations, school, single parent, black people ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family gatherings, family in crisis, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, life is a bitch, couple relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, offbeat, humorous, clever ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, human nature, infidelity, getting along, friends, social relations, family relations, buddies, couples, manners, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, homecoming, family relations, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, lifestyle, erection ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 19K
Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, friends, rivalry, police, gangsters, crime, corruption, partners, nightlife, dishonesty, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, death in the family, family problems, couples, reunion, self discovery, love and romance, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, society, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, long island, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, media satire, love and romance, lifestyle, lovers reunited, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling, art, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%