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Ringmaster (1998)
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Ringmaster (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, satirical, surreal, suspense, offbeat, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, media satire, vengeance, infidelity, family problems, dishonesty, social decay, mother daughter relationship, sexual promiscuity, stupidity, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, suburbs, society, couples, media, lifestyle, suburban life, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, sexual content, talk show ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic and cult film films with plots about mentor, dialogue, brutality, catastrophe, storytelling, vengeance and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Ringmaster: Scenes from a Mall (1991), Real Life (1979), My New Gun (1992), The Love Guide (2011), Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, couple relations, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
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95%
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Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, witty, biting ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, disorder, society, nothing goes right, tv show, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.4
 669
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: biting, humorous, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, society, betrayal, social decay, couples, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.2
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The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, reality tv, life turned upside down, manipulation, manipulations, culture clash, family in crisis, tv show, ambition, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, ghost, cons and scams, death, fake suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.1
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, misfit, pornography, suburbs, abortion, satire, family relations, strangulation, foot fetish, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.2
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Open Season (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, media satire, workplace situations, showbiz, ambition, media, society, rise to the top, workplace, blind ambition, boss and employee, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 13K
The Ladies Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Because of his salacious language, late-night radio advice-show host Leon Phelps, along with his sweet and loyal producer Julie, is fired from his Chicago gig. Leon gets a letter from a former lover promising a life of wealth, but he doesn't ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, true love, love and romance, farce, nothing goes right, goofy hero, odd couple, buddies, sexual relations, dishonesty, wrestling ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: parody, humorous, clever, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, media, lifestyle, nothing goes right, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, breakup, divorce, revenge, dark humor, family problems, rivalry, dishonesty, family conflict, suburbs, battle of the sexes, mistress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, rivalry, crime gone awry, showbiz, cons and scams, dark humor, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 861
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, screwball, innocence lost, workplace situations, cons and scams, workplace, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, forgery, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, disorder, revolution, state affairs, ego clash, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, culture clash, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.5
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Live Virgin (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When your father is a pornographer, what can you do to shock him? If you're Katrina Bartalotti, you announce that you're going to lose your virginity -- live on the Internet, for the whole world to see.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, absurd, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, loss of virginity, film producer, teenage life, artists and showbiz, virginity, parents and children, farce, sex, revenge, rebellion, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
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So Fine (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, disco, opera, gangsters, fashion, down on your luck, crimes, overnight success, couples, disorder, family business, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, venice, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
How to Be a Player (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dray is a young playboy whose only objective in life seems to be to have sex with as many girls as he can without getting caught by his girlfriend Lisa. Dray's sister Jenny and her friend Katrina plan to show him that the way he lives is wrong ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friends, hip hop, battle of the sexes, farce, infidelity, party, dishonesty, buddies, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
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Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, lifestyle, disorder, family problems, couples, down on your luck, siblings relations, relative ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, dark humor, change of luck, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, gambling, jealousy, feud, money, submachine gun ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: tv show, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, odd couple, desire for fame, partners, love and romance, media, buddies, lifestyle, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: dishonesty, friendship, family relations, disorder, lifestyle, society, cons and scams, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, suburbs, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalist, journalism, media satire, friendship, rivalry, jealousy, dog, media, satire, tv show, boss, career ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 70s ...
Place: california, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, strong female presence, society, teenage life, social differences, suburban life, introspection, small town life, parents and children, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, fish out of water, race against time, save the day, parents and children, disorder, siblings relations, rivalry, workplace intrigue, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Meatballs 4 (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ricky is the hottest water-ski instructor around and he has just be rehired by his former employer/camp to whip up attendance. But the camp is in serious financial trouble and the owner of a rival, more popular, camp wants to buy them out. Therefore ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, idiotic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, camping, hopes, underdog, save the day, lifestyle, youth, uninhibited rivalry, summer camp, disorder, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, sex comedy, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, love and romance, sexual relations, sex scene, relationships, gay bashing, hiv, gay interest, sexuality, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 444
Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Strangers with Candy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, parody, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, starting over, fish out of water, high school life, sexual relations, addiction, teachers and students, high school, female protagonist, coma, unlikely friendships, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, satire, dog, rescue, self discovery, uninvited guest, yuppie, family relations, eating disorder, wealth, swimming pool, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Comic Book Villains (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, cynical, entertaining, stylized, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, small town, comic book shop, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, rivals, rival, friendship, comics, feud, old woman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, disorder, faked death, love and romance, nothing goes right, eccentricity, loneliness, runaway, secrets, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%