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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, rape, organized crime, vengeance, 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 storytelling, brutality, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, pornography and gangsters 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), The Debut (2000). 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, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: strip club, nightclub, nightlife, dancer, friendship, drugs/alcohol, friends, dancing, clubbing, male nudity, stripper, american dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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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, love, ambition, adaptation, loneliness, artists and showbiz, love and romance, city life, unfulfillment ...
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: touching, romantic, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, singleness, battle of the sexes, male bonding, playboy, african american, relationships, women, marriage, stereotypes, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, family relations, parents and children, crimes, self discovery, criminal heroes, suburban life, rise and fall, depression, moral ambiguity, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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 ⇓
52%
 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: clever, intense, melancholic, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, crimes of passion, family problems, society, crumbling marriage, multiple storylines, geek, family drama, prejudice, weapons, mental illness, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: witty, humorous, not serious, absurd, biting ...
Plot: art, photographer, lifestyle, ambition, social differences, misfit, society, stripper, popularity, fish out of water, perversion, working class ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, maryland, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
39%
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 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, not serious, humorous, slang, witty ...
Plot: hip hop, small town, friendship, fish out of water, culture clash, americana, follow your dream, teenage life, small town life, youth, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, family relations, power relations, workplace intrigue, workplace, legal action, family in crisis, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unsuccessful, actor, showbiz, actor's life, parents and children, artists and showbiz, young heroes, single parent, youth, self discovery, hollywood, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sexual humor, drug humor, gangsters, relationship vs career, desire for fame, musician's life, criminal heroes, siblings relations, crimes, performer's life, workplace romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, witty, not serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: shopping mall, pimp, goofy hero, friendship, society, partners, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, leaving home, thief, fired from the job ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, family problems, contests and competitions, blind ambition, underdog, pregnancy, ambition, family relations, single parent, child illness, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: dark humor, tense, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, goofy hero, social misfits, mentally unstable, drug abuse, twins, family relations, friends, friendship, drug dealing, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, wales, scotland, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, midlife crisis, single parent, youth, looking for love, family life, family problems, couples, lifestyle, introspection, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%
 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: society, self discovery, filmmaking, crumbling marriage, family problems, breakup, lifestyle, rise and fall, starting over, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: twists and turns, surprise ending, dark humor, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, bad luck, comedy of errors, partners, friendship, nothing goes right, dishonesty, greed, bank robbery, thirtysomething life, loan, stripper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, chick flick, teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, opposites attract, fall in love, fish out of water, lifestyle, social differences, couples, dishonesty, youth, cons and scams, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, virginity, battle of the sexes, nightlife, seduction, sex, mentor, advertising, flirting, character study, sexuality, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
American Crude (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quite a bit can happen over the course of a single day in L.A., and when smooth-talking scam artist Johnny decides to throw a bachelor party for his best friend Bill the events of the day take a bizarre turn. As the festivities get underway, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, light, realistic
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, buddies, dishonesty, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, revenge, american dream, bachelor party, pot smoking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, cult film ...
Plot: marijuana, hip hop, rapper, african american, hip hop culture, machismo, friendship, ghetto, life is a bitch, buddies, friends, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, intense, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, friends, disorder, dishonesty, heist, nothing goes right, crimes, money, unemployment, friendship, police, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, single parent, school, couple relations, teenage life, family problems, family relations, jazz musician ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Plot: comedian, ambition, actor's life, aging, showbiz, family life, desire for fame, show business, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: ego clash, couples, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, eccentric family, siblings relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, family in crisis, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: youth, obsession, teenage life, friendship, fish out of water, social differences, human nature, society, lifestyle, politics, parents and children, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 811
Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, romance, family relations, couples, golden years, city life, introspection, urban, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%