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The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
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The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd, witty, realistic, cynical, clever, affectionate ...
Plot: music, music band, media, partners, musician's life, rising to stardom, journalism, lifestyle, buddies, celebrity culture, rise and fall, rock and roll, music business, stupidity, farce, rock, friends, creator, showbiz, ambition, silly humor, artists and showbiz, media satire, musician, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, europe

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Most similar movies to The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and clever films with plots about artists and showbiz, music, lifestyle, music band, friends, musician's life and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash: Electric Apricot (2006), A Mighty Wind (2003), The Commitments (1991), This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Rutland Weekend Television (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Twenty-three years after the release of the original Beatles mockumentary, 'The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash', famous artists, actors and musicians speak out on how The Rutles influenced them.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody, cynical ...
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, journalism, music, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, unfulfillment, workplace, performer's life, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, cynical, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: rock, on the road, performer's life, partners, lifestyle, music band, music, filmmaking, friends, disorder, heavy metal culture, heavy metal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, love and romance, music band, satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, buddies, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Commitments (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: irish, musician, friendship, blues, audition, backstage, singer, music, bittersweet, performance, manager, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, parody, witty ...
Plot: heavy metal, music band, heavy metal culture, music, musician, satire, cult, musical tour, fame, singer, pianist, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Rutland Weekend Television (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rutland Weekend Television was a television sketch show on BBC2, written by Eric Idle with music by Neil Innes. Two series were broadcast, the first consisting of six episodes in 1975, the second of seven in 1976. A Christmas special also aired on ...
Style: parody, cynical, witty, clever, surreal ...
Plot: showbiz, tv show, rock, artists and showbiz, music, media satire, disorder, silly humor, media, music band, fictional band, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, rap, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), ambition, rivalry, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, criminal's revenge, buddies, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blackmail, disorder, ambition, music band, filmmaking, showbiz, buddies, artists and showbiz, media, partners, music, media satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she meets Steve (Dave Clark), a stuntman. Dinah and Steve hit it off and decide ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, music band, celebrity culture, rock, showbiz, media satire, missing person, friendship, nothing goes right, musician's life, partners, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, musician, marijuana, divorce, singer, music, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, hip hop, backstage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: punk, lifestyle, partners, music band, best friends, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, buddies, rise and fall, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mockumentary which follows an up-and-coming three-man boyband which suffers a Milli Vanilli inspired media storm just before the release of their first album. Their only hope is to get their act together before the HitAwards Norwegian music awards ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, parody
Plot: boy band, lifestyle, musician's life, rising to stardom, music band, artists and showbiz, ambition, rehearsal, music, media sensation, friends, joke ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, music band, nothing goes right, introspection, musician's life, cancer, ambition, lifestyle, buddies, camping trip, artists and showbiz, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: satire, friendship, celebrity, conspiracy, music, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, music band, megalomaniac, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sugar Town (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: music, musician, addiction, filmmaking, friends, couples, drug abuse, infidelity, midlife crisis, showbiz, celebrity culture, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Groove Tube (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: tv show, rising to stardom, culture clash, showbiz, lifestyle, contests and competitions, rise and fall, actor's life, artists and showbiz, buddies, ambition, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, family outing, kids ...
Plot: drummer, showbiz, recording studio, music, music band, rising to stardom, ambition, friendship, rise and fall, musician's life, celebrity culture, fame ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, illinois, los angeles, wisconsin, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, rock band, hostage, music, artists and showbiz, music band, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) is a comic oratorio based on Monty Python's Life of Brian, which retells the tragic tale of Mandy, impregnated by a Roman soldier, giving birth to Brian, a reluctant revolutionary of the ...
Style: not serious, parody, humorous, light, atmospheric ...
Plot: disorder, mistaken identity, fall in love, silly humor, chosen one, religions or cults, farce, music, roman empire, society, artists and showbiz, theater ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980)
Genre: Music
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A rather incoherent post-breakup Sex Pistols "documentary", told from the point of view of Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, whose (arguable) position is that the Sex Pistols in particular and punk rock in general were an elaborate scam ...
Style: exciting, cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, music, rising to stardom, buddies, music band, journalism, dishonesty, performer's life, musician's life, lifestyle, blind ambition, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, new jersey
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47%
Death of a Dynasty (2003)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story which centers around Dave Katz, a journalist at a hip-hop magazine who is sent on assignment to uncover the often comedic underworld of Roc-a-Fella Records run by Damon Dash and Jay-Z.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, showbiz, journalism, desire for fame, lifestyle, rise and fall, crimes, buddies, media, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, music, youth, music band, teenage life, drums, musician's life, rock, ambition, desire for fame, drummer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground laugh riot recounts the rise, fall and resurrection of a ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, mexican standoff, rivalry, music, musician, friends, figment, hip hop culture, society, music band, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, realistic, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Plot: lifestyle, musician's life, showbiz, music band, performer's life, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, music, rock, friends, rock star, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: not serious, humorous, witty, parody, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, showbiz, silly humor, friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, musician's life, music band, celebrity culture, urban ghetto, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, punk, punk rock, musician's life, rebellion, youth, social misfits, desire for fame, lifestyle, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, music ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, punk, rebellion, camp, punk rock, rock, rock and roll, music, friends, partners, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Elephant Parts (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Winner of the first video Grammy Award, Michael Nesmith (The Monkees) wrote and starred in Elephant Parts, a collection of comedy and music videos using money he inherited from his mother, the inventor of Liquid Paper. Elephant Parts is one hour ...
Style: realistic, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, society, performer's life, lifestyle, musician's life, goofy hero, celebrity culture, showbiz, satire, hunter, hospital ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks at the entire process, from the oddball ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: martial arts, filmmaking, actor's life, rising to stardom, rise and fall, against the odds, tv show, showbiz, tragic hero, odd couple, media, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, ambition, teenage life, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, cultural icon, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1976, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%