Movies like Pootie Tang

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Pootie Tang (2001)
 5.2
 14K
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, parody, funny, absurd, satirical, allegory ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, fighting the system, musician's life, folk hero, heroic mission, righting the wronged, society, optimism, corporate crime, dishonesty, corporate crimes, corporation, heroes, farm, silly humor, artists and showbiz, hopes, cons and scams, communication problem, police officer, drug lord, ladykiller, sex, dancing, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 parody films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, vengeance, mentor, catastrophe, brutality and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pootie Tang: Undercover Brother (2002), Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), 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: parody, feel good, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, undercover, world domination, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, performance, artists and showbiz, social problems, everyday life, sexual activity, society, lifestyle, stand up comedian, joke, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, social problems, performance, artists and showbiz, dark humor, theater, society, politically correct, death, sexual perversion, stand up special, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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: parody, absurd, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, forest, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, witch, folk hero, adventure, friends, good versus evil, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, political ...
Plot: society, performance, artists and showbiz, disorder, social problems, physical appearance, lifestyle, politically correct, gender, sexual relations, couples, 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, cynical, atmospheric, talky, funny ...
Plot: lifestyle, dark humor, performance, social problems, couple relations, society, parents and children, politically correct, artists and showbiz, aging, theater, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ 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: witty, humorous, cynical, funny, atmospheric ...
Plot: dark humor, family relations, human nature, family life, society, stand up special, honest, culture clash, character study, irreverent, theater, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 49K
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: parody, humorous, heroic, not serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mob boss, gunfight, vengeance, fighting crime, crimes, martial arts, machismo, injustice, tough heroes, hotshot hero, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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American Rescue Squad (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, save the day, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, state affairs, disorder, silly humor, election, 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, parody, not serious, absurd
Plot: musician's life, track down, buddies, artists and showbiz, destiny, curses spells and rituals, hip hop, dark humor, clergy, friends, city life, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Chandni Chowk to China (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: India, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Based in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, orphaned Sidhu is adopted by the owner of Bajrang Bali Parathas, known simply as Dada. Years later Sidhu has grown up and is an expert at slicing vegetables.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, mistaken identity, save the day, dishonesty, ambition, rivalry, heroic mission, against the odds, heroes, misfit, translator, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, india, asia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: comedy of errors, soldier, friendship, gang, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battles, village, desert, adventure, weapons ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
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: parody, exciting, not serious, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female martial artist, silly humor, martial arts, heroes, one against many, obsessive quest, heroic mission, vengeance, crimes, love and romance, prodigy, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: not serious, humorous, witty, parody, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, showbiz, silly humor, friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, musician's life, music band, celebrity culture, urban ghetto, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 154K
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, not serious, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, friends, adulthood, family relations, farce, grownups, social relations, silly humor, buddies, disorder, family life, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: humorous, ridiculous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: hidden identity, farce, taxi, follow your dream, superhuman, culture clash, couples, taxi driver, starting over, american dream, fall in love, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 20K
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, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: usa president, presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, head of state, republican, fish out of water, satire, white house, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 24K
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, parody, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chaos, disorder, irresponsible, buddies, extreme sport, stupidity, prank, trick, nudity (full frontal - brief), justice, sarcasm, crazy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, goofy hero, unlikely partners, secret service, spy spoof, top secret, romancing partners, treason, save the day, traitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., russia, usa, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: house, family relations, fighting the system, fish out of water, race against time, parents and children, save the day, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: parody, not serious, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: secret agents, investigation, private detective, adventure, goofy hero, heroic mission, odd couple, partners, disorder, track down, inventor, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 45K
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, parody ...
Plot: prison life, prison, martial arts, gang, guru, dishonesty, confined, master warrior, warden, corruption, farce, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, heroes, adventure, hidden identity, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, folk hero, twins, escapades, gender, goofy hero, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, not serious, feel good, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fish out of water, misfit, heroic mission, who done it, mistaken identity, adoption, crimes, orphan, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, japan, usa, california, asia
⇓ 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, parody, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: superhero, farce, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, escapades, media satire, filmmaking, disorder, buddies, rivalry, figment, heroes ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.1
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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: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, superhero, save the day, undercover, rivalry, gangsters, society, escapades, dishonesty, heroes, master villain, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, nothing goes right, friends, love and romance, best man, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, friendship between men, cons and scams, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.4
 106K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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: parody, absurd, not serious, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, youth, magic, adventure, heroic mission, young heroes, pirate, rivalry, good versus evil, nothing goes right, disorder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
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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: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: james bond spoof, farce, kgb, secret agents, goofy hero, save the world, heroic mission, disorder, assassination, race against time, criminal's revenge, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%