Movies like Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
 4.2
 6K
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, realistic, stylized, semi serious, cult film, psychedelic, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: small town, rescue, robot, the beatles, theft, bus, record producer, convertible, billboard, music band, artists and showbiz, small town life, musician's life, rising to stardom, cons and scams, greed, world war two, world war one, drugs, suicide attempt, singer, resurrection, balloon, museum, funeral ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 70s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, melancholic and feel good films with plots about storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, brutality, runaway and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Musical and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: Magical Mystery Tour (1967), Forbidden Zone (1980), True Stories (1986), Pootie Tang (2001), Help! (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Style: surreal, humorous, offbeat, stylized, feel good ...
Plot: the beatles, rock music, surrealism, celebrity culture, imaginary kingdom, surfing, resort, bus, friendship, on the road, disorder, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Forbidden Zone (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A mysterious door in the basement of the Hercules house leads to the Sixth Dimension by way of a gigantic set of intestine. When Frenchy slips through the door, King Fausto falls in love with her. The jealous Queen Doris takes Frenchy prisoner, and ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, mystery, imaginary, danger, rescue, chaos, mysterious place, graphic violence, show tunes, chaos and mayhem, parallel world ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: california, usa, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.2
 6K
True Stories (1986)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
Style: surreal, offbeat, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Plot: small town, breaking the fourth wall, suburbs, music, eccentric family, small town life, social differences, suburban life, couple relations, rock, silly humor, americana ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.3
 13K
Pootie Tang (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, righting the wronged, heroic mission, musician's life, fighting the system, folk hero, society, optimism, corporate crimes, dishonesty, corporation, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 7.2
 17K
Help! (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This Beatles film has an obscure Asian cult, that believes in human sacrifice, chasing Ringo after he accidentally put on the their victim's ceremonial ring. He is pursued by the cult, a pair of mad scientists, a member of a side cult that no ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, absurd, light ...
Plot: the beatles, adventure, mad scientist, chase, good versus evil, heroic mission, cult, music, curses spells and rituals, save the world, goofy hero, treasure hunt ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Can't Stop the Music (1980)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Movie about the Village People filmed in a documentary style.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, camp, friendship, heist, music band, ambition, rise to the top, rising to stardom, love and romance, nightlife, city life, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, new york, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody's favorite stiff is back! Working fools Larry Wilson and Richard Parker have uncovered a dirty, little secret: Their former boss, Bernie Lomax, embezzled $2 million and placed it in a safe deposit box in the Caribbean. Now, the boys ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, embezzlement, farce, buddies, dishonesty, fish out of water, comedy of errors, cons and scams, heist, crimes, odd couple, stash ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 6K
Head (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.
Style: psychedelic, cult film, surreal, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vietnam war, desert, surrender, anti war, parody, friends, disorder, dedication event, goofy hero, music band, artists and showbiz, tv show ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.3
 29K
Popeye (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, family relations, disney, family, sailor, love and romance, love triangle, eccentric family, adventure, escapades, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Shock Treatment (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Janet and Brad Majors, unhappily married, are separated after appearing on a game show. Janet becomes a superstar while Brad is thrown into a mental hospital. But what does fast food magnate Farley Flavors have up his sleeve?
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, satire, mental institution, tv show, fictional game show, contests and competitions, silly humor, profanity, couples, disorder, family problems, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, escapades, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, friends, disorder ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid ...
Style: toilet humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, garbage, family, disorder, friends, silly humor, mischievous children, youth, adventure, misfit, monster, bullying ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, rock, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, odd couple, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: puppets, puppet, christmas, goofy hero, muppets, friendship, puppetry, theater, friends who live together, family, fish out of water, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 87K
The Muppets (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: puppetry, muppets, puppet, puppets, save the day, friendship, performance, ambition, disorder, artists and showbiz, escapades, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Oh, God! You Devil (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: George Burns is back as God, but oops, here he is as Satan, too. A young rock star is ready to sell his soul to Satan, and Satan is all too happy to oblige. Oops! Seems the fellow was watched over by God as a baby, so now the almighty and his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: deal with the devil, rivalry, switching roles, miraculous event, musician's life, artists and showbiz, imaginary, hopes, supernatural, disorder, religions or cults, belief in god ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 149
Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: beach, beach party, buddies, contests and competitions, youth, love and romance, rising to stardom, music band, music, musician's life, performer's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 2K
The Gamers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Sent on a quest to rescue a princess, four clueless players must guide their players through dangerous forests, ancient ruins, and past the girl next door.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: adventure, danger, rescue, youth, rivalry, real world, role playing, parody, geek, college life, rpg
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: show tunes, couple relations, ship, lifestyle, ambition, opposites attract, follow your dream, fugitives, romance, odd couple, love and romance, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Boy Friend (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company is forced to understudy for the leading lady at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood director is in the audience scouting for actors to be in his latest ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: rising to stardom, couple relations, fall in love, showbiz, filmmaking, couples, show tunes, lifestyle, ambition, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, talking cat, family relations, adventure, rescue, friendship, fish out of water, disorder, youth, goofy hero, danger, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hercules in New York (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hercules, fish out of water, folk hero, superhero, greek god, contests and competitions, legends and myths, obsessive quest, gangsters, super strength, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, twentieth century, year 1969 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, greece, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 10K
Stay Tuned (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Salesman Roy Knable spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen. One day, TV salesman Spike convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. The new addition to Roy's home entertainment ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, witty, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tv show, satellite dish, survival, couple relations, hostage, hostages, crumbling marriage, media satire, television, satire, wrestling, axe ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, child as adult, supernatural ability, best friends, imaginary, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 19K
Funny Farm (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of course, seclusion is the last thing the Farmers find in the small, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, fish out of water, farce, city country contrast, chase, couples, social relations, nothing goes right, starting over, writer's life, lifestyle, yuppie ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 5K
Blue Hawaii (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: surfing, tour guide, family business, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, partners, starting over, dancing, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Oh, God! Book II (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Second 'Oh God' movie has God appearing before 11-year-old Tracy Richards to ask for her help to spread his word and influence over the world which she suggests the slogan 'Think God.' Naturaly, Tracy's divorced parents ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, biblical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: god, school, parents and children, miraculous event, hopes, imaginary, youth, society, supernatural, family relations, religions or cults, divorced parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, heroic mission, supernatural, danger, confined, rescue, supernatural ability, master villain, disorder, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Under the Rainbow (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, light, funny ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, disorder, secret agents, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, colourful, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, imaginary, fantasy world, candy, childhood, social differences, chocolate, family, contests and competitions, adventure, family relations, society ...
Place: atlanta georgia, new york, tokyo, germany, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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