Movies like The Producers

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The Producers (1967)
 7.6
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The Producers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will actually cost, and then put on a sure-fire flop, so nobody will ask for their money back – and what can be a more certain flop than a tasteless musical celebrating Hitler.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, feel good, offbeat, captivating, biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, broadway, satire, hippie, cheating, accountant, secretary, director, bribery, audition, attempted murder, scam, playwright, theatrical producer, transvestism, partners, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, gender, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, showbiz, worn out, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, poland, germany

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Most similar movies to The Producers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and absurd films with plots about runaway, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, satire, culture clash and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like The Producers: A Mighty Wind (2003), Young Frankenstein (1974), This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Tapeheads (1988), Silent Movie (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Producers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, light ...
Plot: transvestism, showbiz, audition, theater, farce, cons and scams, broadway, sex maniac, dishonesty, odd couple, accountant, secretary ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1959
Place: usa, new york, buenos aires argentina, poland, sweden ...
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95%
 7.2
 26K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, love and romance, music band, satire, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, gothic ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, farce, experiment, scientist, castle, frankenstein, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, experiment gone awry, surgery ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s
Place: europe, usa, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, parody ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, fame, pianist, success, musical tour, singer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, music band, ambition, disorder, filmmaking, partners, artists and showbiz, buddies, media, showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Plot: music, rising to stardom, partners, media, musician's life, music band, buddies, lifestyle, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 16K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: silent film, parody, humorous, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, alcohol abuse, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, buddies, goofy hero, disorder, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Impostors (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: farce, hidden identity, goofy hero, cruise, ocean liner, nothing goes right, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, ship, eccentricity, sarcasm, deadpan ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.7
 127K
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, light ...
Plot: cowboy, farce, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: punk, music band, partners, ambition, buddies, lifestyle, friendship, showbiz, rise and fall, rivalry, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
American Dreamz (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: agent, music, desire for fame, white house, terrorism, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, disorder, tv show, satire, media, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, manhattan new york city, new york, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground laugh riot recounts the rise, fall and resurrection of a ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, rivalry, mexican standoff, music, musician, silly humor, social differences, cons and scams, figment, hip hop culture, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, showbiz, comedian, couples, comeback, disorder, infidelity, couple relations, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, love triangle, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 10K
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, showbiz, workplace situations, disorder, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, iowa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, farce, racism, satire, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, misfit, society, filmmaking, unlikely friendships, dark humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 11K
Bamboozled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: TV producer Pierre Delacroix (Damon Wayans) becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think of: a minstrel show. The network not only airs it, but it incredibly becomes ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, semi serious, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: racism, rise and fall, overnight success, showbiz, media satire, tv show, society, satire, artists and showbiz, censorship, ambition, audition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, alabama, iowa, harlem manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 9K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, rap, jeep, wheelchair, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, silly humor, friends, hip hop culture, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.3
 1K
Hail Caesar (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Caesar is having a hard time dividing his time between his band and his rich girlfriend, Buffer. Buffer's dad doesn't like Ceasar for her. He called in Caesar to make a bet. If Caesar gets to make a hundred thousand dollars within six ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Plot: factory, musician's life, ambition, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, nothing goes right, buddies, record company, rock star, boss, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: friendship, concert, satire, media satire, rock, tv show, verbal byplay, heavy metal, power relations, disorder, friends, virginity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, suspense, touching ...
Plot: reunion, grudge, vaudeville, showbiz, couple relations, friendship, friends, couples, actor's life, love and romance, buddies, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, hidden treasure, chase, odd couple, obsessive quest, adventurer, nothing goes right, dishonesty, goofy hero, escapades, partners ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 17K
Hamlet 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the same people that brought you "Little Miss Sunshine," Hamlet 2 is the story of Dana Marschz, a high school drama teacher facing the cancellation of his program. A spoof on the typical story of bringing inner city and privileged ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, youth, rehearsal, satire, student, husband wife relationship, love, drunkenness, teenage boy, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.9
 5K
Marci X (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.
Style: humorous, feel good, controversial, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, lifestyle, opposites attract, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, tv show, media, music, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, punk, rebellion, camp, punk rock, bong, rock, rock and roll, music, culture clash, college ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, musician, marijuana, singer, divorce, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, star, hip hop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, odd, cynical ...
Plot: small town, satire, mechanic, backstage, audition, dentist, alien contact, travel agent, amateur theater, improv, chinese restaurant, city council ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So six young girls from New Jersey set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, kids
Plot: friends, music, music band, friendship, fainting, the beatles, obsessed fan, obsessive quest, screwball, teenage life, high school life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.9
 7K
Rhinestone (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a big-time country singer brags that she can turn anybody in to a country-singin' star, she's out to prove she can live up to her talk when she recruits a cab-driver as a country singer. He's scheduled to sing at a big-time NYC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, inspirational ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, odd couple, against the odds, teaching the ways of the world, nightclub, artists and showbiz, love and romance, musician's life, italian american, music business, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A hip and happenin' all girl rock group head to LA to claim lead-singer Kelly's inheritance and make it (and make it) in LA. Soon the girls fall into a morass of drugs and deceit as their recording success soars. It takes several tragedies ...
Style: cult film, sexy, psychotronic, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, pregnancy, hollywood, abortion, drug abuse, couples, prostitute, musician's life, music, pets, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%