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The Producers (2005)
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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, lyrical, witty, realistic, funny, stylized ...
Plot: transvestism, showbiz, audition, theater, farce, cons and scams, broadway, sex maniac, accountant, dishonesty, secretary, odd couple, singing, blonde, cheating, eccentricity, partners, artists and showbiz, director, gender, unsuccessful, disorder, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, show tunes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa, new york, france, poland, sweden, rio de janeiro, manhattan new york city ...

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Most similar movies to The Producers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and feel good films with plots about dialogue, mentor, adaptation, catastrophe, brutality, storytelling and destiny mostly in Comedy, Crime and Musical genres. Some movies like The Producers: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Noises Off... (1992), Camp (2003), Bullets Over Broadway (1994), Screwed (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker ...
Style: cult film, humorous, sexy, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: transvestism, cult, mad scientist, cannibalism, dancer, butler, dark and stormy night, castle, lgbt, audience participation, gender bending, crossdressing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 49K
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 ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, biting, captivating ...
Plot: farce, broadway, satire, hippie, attempted murder, bribery, director, audition, cheating, accountant, secretary, scam ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, feel good, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, partners, nothing goes right, intrigue, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, loss of fortune, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: actor's life, backstage, 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: iowa, manhattan new york city, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.2
 6K
Camp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, love triangle, rock, artists and showbiz, audition, teenage life, rehearsal, instructor, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, broadway, playwright, actress, rehearsal, crime, crimes, actor, friendship, showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 8K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, friendship, fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, vengeance, partners, odd couple, misfit, cons and scams, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 79K
The Birdcage (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: senator, gay slur, crossdressing, cross dressing, farce, politician, disorder, comedy of errors, parents and children, gender, conservative, family values ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, los angeles, miami beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Connie and Carla (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After accidentally witnessing a mafia hit in the Windy City, gal pals Connie and Carla skip town for L.A., where they go way undercover as singers working the city's dinner theater circuit ... as drag queens. Now, it's not enough that they ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cross dressing, performer's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, overnight success, romance, comedy of errors, best friends, dishonesty, gender bending, wrong place wrong time, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, money, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 29K
Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gangsters, switching roles, mistaken identity, accountant, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, crimes, goofy hero, couples, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 213K
Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: witty, stylized, captivating, semi serious, lyrical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, prison, desire for fame, rising to stardom, jail, ambition, fame, warden, crimes of passion, uninhibited rivalry, jazz, media satire ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 23K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: perfect crime, heist, cons and scams, collector, crime gone awry, verbal byplay, disorder, partners, dishonesty, caper, employer employee relationship, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 18K
The Freshman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gangsters, parody, fish out of water, college, extinction, taxi driver, godfather, menu, dinner, affection, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 67K
Be Cool (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music exec on the way.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: widow, music business, musician's life, cons and scams, crime, crimes, gangsters, russian mafia, recording studio, nightclub, pawnshop, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, fish out of water, misfit, nun, farce, on the run, convent, priest, hidden identity, partners, dishonesty, gender bending ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 14K
Mafia! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, farce, mafia, gangsters, nothing goes right, goofy hero, wedding, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, stupidity, dumb, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s, year 1967, year 1938, year 1933
Place: las vegas, sicily, italy, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, goofy hero, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, disorder, buddies, partners, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: witty, stylized, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, office, advertising, rise to the top, love and romance, ambition, oldies, cons and scams, workplace romance, workplace situations, couple relations, orchestral ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 51K
Heartbreakers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cons and scams, manipulation, dishonesty, manipulations, parents and children, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, farce, criminal heroes, hidden identity, frame up, con artists ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 19K
Funny Girl (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, divorce, romance, ambition, desire for fame, performer's life, couples, jewish, seaport, marriage, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, crime, crimes, interracial relations, bad cop, buddies, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, resort, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side. Although he's out-gunned, Robbo wants to keep his ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: charity, forgery, gangsters, gambling, orphan, buddies, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, partners, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sentimental, idiotic ...
Plot: farce, friendship, misfit, corporate world, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, loser, goofy hero, taxidermy, mouse, idiot, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, melancholic, lyrical, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, love affair, writer's life, artists and showbiz, wife, husband wife relationship, marital problem, breakup, living together, audition, aspiring writer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2009, year 2013
Place: usa, new york, ohio, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, monk, small town, on the run, buddies, clergy, disorder, crime, crimes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Let's Go to Prison (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, prison gang, partners, friendship, crimes, jury, faked death, condom, pen pal, solitary, mentor, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, hostage, vengeance, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, hostages, confined, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 1K
Company (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Musical, Neil Patrick ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: friends, friendship, bachelor, concert, theater, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, live performance, husband wife relationship, love, singing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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