Movies like The Producers 2005

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The Producers (2005)
 6.3
 43K
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, sexy, funny ...
Plot: transvestism, broadway, showbiz, audition, theater, farce, cons and scams, sex maniac, accountant, secretary, odd couple, dishonesty, blonde, cheating, eccentricity, director, nothing goes right, gender, partners, disorder, silly humor, artists and showbiz, plan gone awry, unsuccessful, success ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1959, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, france, sweden, poland, 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, funny and clever films with plots about mentor, dialogue, adaptation, catastrophe, storytelling, brutality and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Crime and Musical genres. Some movies like The Producers: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Lady Killers (2003), Noises Off... (1992), Bullets Over Broadway (1994), The Birdcage (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 56K
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, suspense, biting ...
Plot: broadway, farce, satire, secretary, hippie, bribery, director, attempted murder, audition, accountant, scam, theatrical producer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, poland ...
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100%
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, 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: sexy, psychotronic, humorous, sexual, not serious ...
Plot: transvestism, cult, mad scientist, lgbt, cannibalism, dancer, butler, castle, gender bending, master and servant, young lovers, gender ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 3K
Lady Killers (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, feel good, absurd, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, partners, buddies, friends, intrigue, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, disorder, cons and scams, loss of fortune, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 11K
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, theatre play, nothing goes right, disorder, love and romance, workplace situations, showbiz, farce, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, iowa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: broadway, gangsters, mafia, murder, playwright, rehearsal, actress, crimes, backstage, showbiz, actor, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 89K
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, gay, farce, cross dressing, politician, disorder, comedy of errors, family values, conservative, gender, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles, miami beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, love triangle, artists and showbiz, rock, audition, teenage life, social relations, instructor, rehearsal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 9K
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, fish out of water, comedy of errors, friendship, nothing goes right, vengeance, hostage, disorder, cons and scams, misfit, partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.2
 229K
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: sexy, witty, stylized, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, desire for fame, prison, jazz, court, satire, showbiz, execution, rivalry, rising to stardom, jail, crimes of passion ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Connie and Carla (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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, dishonesty, best friends, disorder, wrong place wrong time, gender bending, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 32K
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, mistaken identity, accountant, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, goofy hero, going straight, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 70K
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, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: widow, music business, musician's life, cons and scams, crimes, gangsters, russian mafia, pawnshop, nightclub, recording studio, organized crime, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, money, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, harvard university, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 21K
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: parody, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gangsters, taxi driver, extinction, fish out of water, college, affection, dinner, godfather, crimes, unlikely criminals, misfit, partners ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 15K
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: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, mafia, gangsters, nothing goes right, goofy hero, wedding, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, stupidity, dumb, multiple storylines, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, year 1933, year 1967, year 1938
Place: las vegas, sicily, italy, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 25K
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, sexy, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, caper, collector, cons and scams, crimes, crime gone awry, con men, disorder, forgery, silly humor, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, on the run, fish out of water, misfit, chase, farce, convent, bully, priest, gender bending, nun, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 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, unlikely criminals, heist, hidden identity, dishonesty, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, interracial relations, crimes, bad cop, social differences, resort, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, buddies, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, advertising, office, love and romance, ambition, rise to the top, couples, self fulfillment, unsupportive coworkers, overnight success, cons and scams, workplace romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 55K
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: light, funny, sexy, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: female criminal, con artists, fall in love, manipulation, cons and scams, one last job, love story, dishonesty, parents and children, crimes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 60K
Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, rock and roll, gang, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, fall in love, youth, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, dancing ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 71K
Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, comedy of errors, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, nothing goes right, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.8
 21K
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: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, talky ...
Plot: virgin, slavery, freedom, ancient rome, chase, love triangle, farce, husband wife relationship, cross dressing, culture clash, transformation, justice ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, partners, friendship, crimes, jury, faked death, prison gang, pen pal, solitary, mentor, adaptation, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 23K
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: captivating, humorous, touching, feel good, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, divorce, romance, ambition, desire for fame, performer's life, couples, seaport, marriage, family problems, unsupportive spouse, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: new york, usa, baltimore, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: farce, murder, disability, friendship, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, false accusation, witness, deaf, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: semi serious, stylized, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: theater, friends, live performance, friendship, bachelor, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love, husband wife relationship, marriage, broadway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, theatre director, broadway, comeback, friendship, society, restaurant, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%