Movies like Silent Movie

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Silent Movie (1976)
 6.7
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Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the studio's creditors attempt to thwart them. The film contains only one word of dialogue, spoken by an unlikely source.
Style: parody, humorous, satirical, absurd, light, clever, witty, not serious, talky, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, alcohol abuse, showbiz, comeback, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, chase, mime, creativity, friends, rescue, human spirit, best friends, partners, chaos and mayhem, stuntman, dog, friendship, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Silent Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and parody films with plots about disorder, mentor, farce, catastrophe, runaway, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Silent Movie: The Independent (2000), Hollywood Shuffle (1987), Bowfinger (1999), The Twelve Chairs (1970), Life Stinks (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: filmmaking, misfit, media, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire, dark humor, film producer, serial killer, fictional biography, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
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Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, farce, racism, satire, actor's life, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, interracial relations, filmmaking, dark humor, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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60%
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Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, comedy of errors, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, nothing goes right, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, hidden treasure, chase, adventurer, odd couple, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, partners, goofy hero, escapades, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Life Stinks (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: funny, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: homeless, goofy hero, wealth, survival, switching roles, self discovery, social differences, downfall, society, fish out of water, wager, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
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Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: parody, funny, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, toilet humor, hollywood, youth, irreverence, teenage life, nothing goes right, gross out humor, stupidity, internet, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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100%
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: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, death, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, france, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, culture clash, showbiz, rising to stardom, sexual relations, workplace situations, lifestyle, contests and competitions, rise and fall, actor's life, artists and showbiz, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, media, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, actor's life, disorder, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams, misfit, goofy hero, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Comic Book: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture ...
Style: witty, not serious, parody, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: superhero, farce, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, escapades, media satire, filmmaking, disorder, buddies, rivalry, figment, heroes ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, ambition, nothing goes right, ego clash, farce, buddies, battle of the sexes, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, media satire, anchorman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Impostors (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: farce, cruise, goofy hero, hidden identity, ocean liner, nothing goes right, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, ship, eccentricity, sarcasm, deadpan ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, light ...
Plot: desire for fame, survival, buddies, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder, obsessive quest, filmmaking, media satire, artists and showbiz, forest, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: parody, suspenseful, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, phone sex, mental institution, false accusation, farce, disorder, heist, silly humor, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
For Your Consideration (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, rising to stardom, ambition, showbiz, satire, desire for fame, actor's life, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, egotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, gothic ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, farce, experiment, scientist, castle, frankenstein, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, experiment gone awry, supernatural ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s
Place: europe, usa, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 11K
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, disorder, love and romance, workplace situations, showbiz, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, iowa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The World's Greatest Lover (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: filmmaking, mistaken identity, suffocation, silly humor, heist, lifestyle, hidden identity, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, parody ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, dog, chaos and mayhem, celebrity culture, legends and myths, friendship, bus, showbiz, family, artists and showbiz, actor's life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
History of the World: Part I (1981)
Genre: Comedy, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Style: humorous, parody, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roman empire, spanish inquisition, masturbation, moses, revolution, farce, french revolution, chess, disorder, religions or cults, emperor, social differences ...
Time: 18th century, 15th century, stone age, future, 16th century ...
Place: france, europe, rome italy, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, feel good, 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 ⇓
47%
Brother's Justice (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Motivated by Box Office statistics, Dax Shepard has made a decision to leave comedy to pursue his dream of becoming an international Martial Arts action star.
Style: cynical, not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, buddies, partners, silly humor, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.4
 91K
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.
Style: absurd, humorous, surreal, light, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, jazz, videotaping, nothing goes right, filmmaking, sabotage, creativity, eccentricity, african american, memory, buddies, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.3
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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: elderly, actor's life, silly humor, retirement home, friends, disorder, hollywood, retirement home life, showbiz, golden years, artists and showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couples, couple relations, buddies, actor's life, nothing goes right, nosy, disorder, director, rehearsal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, farce, road trip, prank, silly humor, disorder, friends, misfit partners, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, el paso texas, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 3K
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, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, disorder, nothing goes right, society, tv show, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, theatre director, broadway, comeback, society, friendship, restaurant, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Ladies Man (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females?
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, parody ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, workplace, college life, college, singleness, down on your luck, love and romance, battle of the sexes, absurd humor, unlikely friendships, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: egypt, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%