Movies like Ringmaster

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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, humorous, satirical, surreal, cynical, suspense, twists and turns, parody, light, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sexual promiscuity, tv show, stupidity, media satire, vengeance, infidelity, family problems, social decay, dishonesty, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, revenge, violence, television, lesbian, stripper, adultery, menage a trois, stepfather, exhibitionist, white trash, sport, catastrophe ...
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 humorous, realistic, cult film and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, mentor, brutality, storytelling, catastrophe, vengeance and satire mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Ringmaster: Scenes from a Mall (1991), Real Life (1979), My New Gun (1992), Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003), The Love Guide (2011). 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: talky, intense, realistic, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, adultery, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
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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: funny, humorous, satirical, witty, affectionate ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, dark humor, reality, family life, lifestyle, tv show, nothing goes right, society, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, hawaii
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88%
 5.3
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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: suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: satire, hot and sexy, neighbor, suburbs, couple relations, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, family problems, unsupportive spouse, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, absurd, satirical, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: death, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, france, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, manipulation, life turned upside down, ambition, disorder, couples, family problems, family in crisis, tv show, culture clash, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: disturbing, sexy, suspense, biting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, abortion, suburbs, bdsm, misfit, loser, foot fetish, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol abuse, middle class, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: sexy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, ironic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, redemption, beer, mars, stage magic, obsession, violence, brutality, surveillance, vengeance, beauty pageant, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, sexy, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, farce, infidelity, true love, love and romance, buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right, goofy hero, sexual relations, dishonesty, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, stylized, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, redemption, runaway, sarcasm, stupidity, violence, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, first contact, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: sexy, humorous, witty, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, fight scenes, revenge, farce, runaway, violence, wartime, fantasy world, mentor, happy ending, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, sexy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, revenge, novelist, mistress, dysfunctional marriage, divorce, dark humor, breakup, adultery, extramarital affair, embezzlement, women ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: realistic, cynical, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, crime gone awry, rivalry, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, cons and scams, vengeance, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, sex comedy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, gangsters, fashion, writers, weapons, adaptation, fight scenes, first contact, justice, lone hero, love story, mentor ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, tokyo, israel, usa, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, absurd, cynical, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, farce, revenge, film producer, porn industry, media, teenage life, artists and showbiz, parents and children, virginity, voyeurism, rebellion ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, melancholic, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, adventure, family gatherings, nothing goes right, eccentricity, pregnancy, family life, disorder, couples, family problems, lifestyle, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, twists and turns, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, teenager, hip hop, battle of the sexes, farce, infidelity, looking for sex, friends, bachelor, party, sexism, sexist ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: sexy, humorous, visually appealing, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Plot: golf, political corruption, politics, male nudity, doctors, satire, natural disaster, violence, sexualized violence, greed, chase, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, satirical, funny, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, family outing, kids ...
Plot: race against time, house, family relations, fighting the system, fish out of water, parents and children, save the day, satire, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, high school ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: journalism, satire, father son relationship, dog, media satire, journalist, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, media, boss, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1980, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, melancholic, funny, romantic, twist ending ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: governor, party, talk show host, sumo wrestler, conservative, scandal, extramarital affair, mansion, redemption, justice, multiple storylines, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, 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: funny, humorous, light, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weed, revenge, marijuana, dishonesty, friendship, family relations, society, lifestyle, cons and scams, siblings relations, disorder, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, intense, semi serious, witty, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, greed, friendship, stupidity, unlikely friendships, casino, change of luck, dark humor, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ 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: sexy, realistic, suspense, biting, humorous ...
Plot: satire, female nudity, beauty pageant, choreographer, childhood, irreverent, alter ego, adolescence, corruption, greed, depression, dark humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: absurd, humorous, parody, satirical, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, addiction, fish out of water, high school life, teachers and students, starting over, high school, dark humor, female protagonist, disorder, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: funny, sexy, clever, humorous, visually appealing ...
Plot: dog, homeless, dysfunctional family, satire, family, adoption, writers, suicide attempt, closeted gay, bittersweet, family bonds, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, absurd, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentricity, loneliness, runaway, secrets, family problems, disorder, parents and children, love and romance, nothing goes right, faked death, playwright ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, sexy, melancholic, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, gay, relationships, sexuality, stereotypes, loneliness, farce, gays and lesbians, love and romance, sex, sexual relations, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: sexy, humorous, surreal, sex comedy, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, rivalry, summer camp, camp, stupidity, breaking the fourth wall, romantic rivalry, grandfather granddaughter relationship, water skiing, blonde, voyeur, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, satire, tv show, culture clash, showbiz, social decay, lifestyle, friends, paparazzi, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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, stylized, cynical, clever, entertaining ...
Plot: small town, rivalry, internet, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, satire, friendship, rivals, feud, old woman, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%