Movies like Pootie Tang

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Pootie Tang (2001)
 5.3
 13K
Pootie Tang (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. Pootie must learn to find himself and defeat the evil corporation for all the young black children of America, supatime.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, stylized, offbeat, cult film, funny, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, fighting the system, heroic mission, musician's life, folk hero, righting the wronged, society, optimism, dishonesty, corporate crimes, corporation, heroes, farm, hopes, artists and showbiz, urban, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, communication problem, profanity, silly humor, drug lord, ladykiller, police officer, belt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to Pootie Tang

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, funny and absurd films with plots about vengeance, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, adaptation and brutality mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pootie Tang: Undercover Brother (2002), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010), Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008), Louis C.K.: Oh My God (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover, parody, secret agents, world domination, interracial relations, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, danger, crimes, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Recorded November 10th, 2011 as part of the New York Comedy Festival, and only available for purchase online, Louis C.K. follows up his 2010 concert film Hilarious with a new hour’s worth of shrewdly observed and periodically profane material. He ...
Style: humorous, cynical, one man show, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performance, social problems, theater, sexual perversion, profanity, politically correct, society, death, sex talk, necrophilia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: absurd, humorous, witty, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, artists and showbiz, everyday life, social problems, performance, lifestyle, sexual activity, parody, stand up comedian, pop culture, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Profane, vulgar and obscenely funny, Louis C.K. insists on telling the truth, whether you like it or not! Join the Emmy Award-winning stand-up comic and TV star (Lucky Louie) as he shares his thoughts on the stuff everyone thinks about -- male ...
Style: cynical, humorous, talky, witty, live comedy ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, society, performance, social problems, politically correct, disorder, lifestyle, physical appearance, sexual relations, couples, gender, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Louis C.K.: Oh My God (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Filmed at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, AZ on February 15th and 16th, 2013, Oh My God is Louis C.K.'s fifth stand-up special, his first for HBO since 2007's Shameless, and his first since winning a Emmy Award for writing on his ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, funny, atmospheric ...
Plot: lifestyle, social problems, performance, politically correct, parents and children, couple relations, artists and showbiz, society, aging, theater, live audience, honest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: This material was developed and prepared over the last year or so, mostly in comedy clubs. This special kind of goes back to when he used to just make noises and be funny for no particular reason. It felt right to him to shoot this special in a club ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: family life, family relations, society, human nature, stand up special, honest, dialogue, culture clash, character study, storytelling, irreverent, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.4
 101K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: absurd, not serious, humorous, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, disorder, good versus evil, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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American Rescue Squad (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of mysterious villains known as 'The Alliance' sets a trap for the Taxpayer. They imprison him, torture him, and make plans to publicly crucify him. Local janitor Richard Randolph rounds up retired Superheroes, and hatches a plan ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, stylized, offbeat
Plot: superhero, politics, good versus evil, save the day, state affairs, heroes, rivalry, disorder, silly humor, election, anti hero, graphic violence ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Da Hip Hop Witch (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 5 teenage rappers gets notice of a mysterious witch that supposedly lurks in the ghetto and those who are attacked by her gets a successful hip-hop career. In their search for the witch, they come across various rappers whom already been attacked ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, dark humor
Plot: musician's life, track down, danger, artists and showbiz, buddies, parody, curses spells and rituals, destiny, hip hop, friends, urban, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 45K
Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gunfight, organized crime, mob boss, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, heroic, martial arts, injustice, tough heroes, machismo ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
 11K
Delta Farce (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, friendship, comedy of errors, gang, danger, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battle, battles, village, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 18K
Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, republican, head of state, satire, white house, rescue, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., nashville tennessee, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, farce, death, eccentric family, family gatherings, death in the family, dishonesty, presumed dead, disorder, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gangsta Rap: The Glockumentary (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The hardest group you've never heard of is back. Gangsta Rap is a mockumentary based on a group of over the hill gangster rappers (circa NWA), trying to make a comeback. Its a hilarious look at the soft underbelly of hard core hip hop.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, profanity, lifestyle, showbiz, friends, celebrity culture, silly humor, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, buddies, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, nothing goes right, dishonesty, male friendship, friendship between men, friends, love and romance, deception, fiance fiancee relationship, male bonding, public humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, fish out of water, misfit, heroic mission, who done it, mistaken identity, crimes, orphan, goofy hero, disorder, adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa, japan, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the Headquarters of the T.I.A. (Terminal Intelligence Agency), someone has stolen Professor Bacterio's most dangerous invention, the D.O.T. (Demoralizer of Troops), an artifact that ends up in the hands of a very short, wacky dictator who is ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: secret agents, parody, heroic mission, private detective, goofy hero, adventure, investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, track down, inventor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Jackass 2.5 (2007)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery mall, a sperm test, a portly crew member disguised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: profanity, chaos, disorder, danger, buddies, irresponsible, extreme sport, stupidity, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, trick, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 202K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, secret agents, goofy hero, romancing partners, spy, unlikely partners, top secret, treason, chases and races, save the day, traitor, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, russia, washington d.c., usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 139K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, funny, realistic, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, adulthood, social relations, small town life, family life, eccentric family, party, couple relations, midlife crisis, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Mexico, Taiwan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, ...
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, martial arts, obsessive quest, heroic mission, prodigy, crimes, escapades, invulnerability, love interest, one against many, heroes, female martial artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, sword fight, heroes, adventure, gender, rivalry, dishonesty, folk hero, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, undercover, adventurer ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, fish out of water, race against time, save the day, parents and children, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, workplace intrigue, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 41K
Big Stan (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: prison life, prison, gang, martial arts, confined, dishonesty, master warrior, guru, warden, corruption, parody, gangs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Once again hitting the road to re-unite the band and win ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blues, chase, on the road, music, prison, soul music, starting over, adventure, rivalry, buddies, orphan, band ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: louisiana, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 101
Shafted! (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: parody, crimes, chases and races, save the day, escapades, society, gangsters, undercover, master villain, dishonesty, superhero, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 36K
Spy Hard (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, james bond spoof, farce, espionage, secret agents, kgb, heroic mission, goofy hero, save the world, race against time, disorder, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 10K
Ishtar (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, talky ...
Plot: politics, friendship, fish out of water, adventure, disorder, state affairs, misfit partners, nothing goes right, partners, satire, desert, hotel ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, africa, middle east, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Comic Book: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: superhero, farce, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, escapades, parody, buddies, filmmaking, media satire, disorder, rivalry, figment ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%