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The Janky Promoters (2009)
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The Janky Promoters (2009)
Original name: Janky Promoters
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two shady concert promoters get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, artists and showbiz, disorder, showbiz, performer's life, partners, lifestyle, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, father son relationship, money problems, financial problem, bigger dreams, friends, nightclub, buddies, sex, rap, drug dealer, unfaithful wife, chambermaid, adultery, motel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealous husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, friends, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, buddies, showbiz and partners mostly in Comedy, Music and Crime genres. Some movies like The Janky Promoters: Next Friday (2000), Electric Apricot (2006), Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010), Friday After Next (2002), Connie and Carla (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Next Friday (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, friendship, dishonesty, lifestyle, society, disorder, cons and scams, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, suburbs, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: music, filmmaking, disorder, friends, on the road, rock, music band, lifestyle, performer's life, partners, holy grail, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, cynical, offbeat
Plot: artists and showbiz, hollywood, odd couple, showbiz, disorder, buddies, profanity, friends, society, dialogue
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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44%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, friends, buddies, youth, disorder, teenage life, hip hop, profanity, sexual content, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Friday After Next (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track him down.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shopping mall, pimp, friendship, goofy hero, partners, buddies, society, nothing goes right, disorder, leaving home, thief, fired from the job ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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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, gender bending, best friends, dishonesty, comedy of errors, disorder, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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Freeloaders (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Slackers who live for free in a rock star's mansion find that their ride on the gravy train is coming to an end with the sale of their pal's residence.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating, porno movie
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, buddies, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, musician, slacker, disorder, friends, rock star, mansion, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, semi serious, controversial, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, lifestyle, opposites attract, artists and showbiz, tv show, media, music, showbiz, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A movie that spoofs boy bands like N*Sync, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, etc. It's the boy band version of Spinal Tap!
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, music industry, nothing goes right, music band, music, artists and showbiz, showbiz, celebrity culture, media, ambition, rising to stardom, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
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35%
My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: couples, couple relations, buddies, silly humor, disorder, nothing goes right, friends, playboy, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, profanity, womanizer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Still Smokin (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, weed, anti hero, mistaken identity, drug abuse, fish out of water, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, partners, performer's life ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: You may see one show, but you haven't senn them all! Following on from the amazingly successful JAY AND SILENT BOB TEA BAGGING IN THE UK, Fast-talking, foul mouthed Jay and his "hetero life partner' Silent Bob return with their second ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, buddies, odd couple, partners, misfit partners, friendship, filmmaking, friends, disorder, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people with everyday problems. The series was produced for ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, rock, friends, music, rock star, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, witty, not serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, profanity, lifestyle, showbiz, silly humor, celebrity culture, friends, artists and showbiz, music band, musician's life, buddies, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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3 Geezers! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it's like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may be off from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: actor's life, elderly, retirement home, artists and showbiz, friends, retirement home life, filmmaking, hollywood, disorder, silly humor, showbiz, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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First Sunday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Durell and LeeJohn are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son, they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. Instead, they end up spending ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: friendship, heist, church, hostage, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, hostages, partners, society, disorder, forceful separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Meet the Mobsters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Down-and-out lounge singer Johnny Slade is hired by a mystery man to open a hot new club, the catch being he's given a new--and terrible--song to sing each night. Noticing that whenever he sings one a new crime is committed, Johnny gradually ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, ambition, mistaken identity, introspection, moral dilemma, disorder, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, crimes, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Garbage (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two best friends, garbage truck drivers in Hollywood become celebrities overnight after they find Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar for JERRY MAGUIRE in the trash and suddenly their lives go topsy-turvy.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, overnight success, celebrity culture, showbiz, working class, buddies, partners, odd couple, lifestyle, once in a lifetime opportunity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, friendship, disability, nothing goes right, partners, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life, wish come true, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, filmmaking, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, hollywood, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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28%
Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I'm Smiling (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Hollywood, Look I m Smiling is a laugh-out-loud and insightful comedy concert starring Mad TV s break-out star Aries Spears. Spears is in rare form as he tackles controversial topics such as political correctness , the Hollywood establishment and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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28%
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I'm Still Here (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, career change, showbiz, celebrity culture, starting over, actor's life, performer's life, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), music, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, buddies, partners, ambition, music band, artists and showbiz, friendship, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, buddies, friends, journey, graphic violence, misfit, partners, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Get Out of My Room (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Get Out of My Room, was a mockumentary in the style of This Is Spinal Tap, written and directed by Cheech Marin. In the film, he and Tommy Chong are shown attempting to finish a "video album" for their novelty record Get Out of My Room.
Style: realistic, not serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: dope, marijuana, drug, latin, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, friends, stoners, filmmaking, disorder, showbiz, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Bros. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wannabe "gangsta-rappers" resort to a crime spree in order to come up up with ten thousand dollars in order to finance a studio recording session.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, desire for fame, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, juvenile delinquency, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, drug dealing, showbiz, destiny, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, ambition, music band, disorder, filmmaking, partners, media, artists and showbiz, buddies, showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Fatal (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fatal... c'est Fatal Bazooka, un rappeur bling-bling et hardcore. En fait, un personnage de sketch créé par Michaël Youn dans son show-télé "Morning Live", puis développé dans l'album "T'as vu" vendu à plus ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, witty, realistic
Plot: musician's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, disorder, dishonesty, hip hop, physical appearance, silly humor, theme park
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghetto, street gang, fish out of water, disorder, family relations, crimes, partners, gang, crime, gangsters, hip hop, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, south central los angeles
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26%