Movies like Slipstream 2007

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Slipstream (2007)
 4.9
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Slipstream (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his characters start to appear in his life, and vice versa.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, surreal, semi serious, offbeat, mind bending, experimental, contemplative, stylized, non-linear
Plot: self discovery, aging, filmmaking, imaginary, escape from reality, daydreamer, hopes, imagination, hallucination, screenwriter, film within a film, friendship, writer's life, graphic violence, hollywood, artists and showbiz, elderly, profanity, postmodernism, native american, fight, mental breakdown, cat, writers, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, offbeat and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, storytelling, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief), existentialism, family relations and redemption mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Slipstream: Living in Oblivion (1995), Friction (2010), Stranger Than Fiction (2006), Inland Empire (2006), The Science of Sleep (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: filmmaker, film within a film, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 59
Friction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Filmmaker Cullen Hoback travels to a private high school where he writes a script about a real couple and the student who comes between them.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, post modern, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, couple relations, high school life, social relations, lifestyle, youth, actor's life, teachers and students, high school, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, talky, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, death, professor, dying, writer's life, human nature, paranoia, life turned upside down, love and romance, self discovery, love, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.9
 54K
Inland Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, actress, danger, seance, debt, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, nightmare, lifestyle, woman in danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, california, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, psychological, sentimental, contemplative, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magic, escape from reality, daydreamer, painting, friendship, new job, dreams, romance, introspection, love, dancer, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico, france, europe, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, psychological, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: subconscious, actor, puppeteer, body swapping, sexual identity, mind control, love triangle, psychology, obsession, satire, pet, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.
Style: offbeat, psychological, stylized, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, family relations, haunted house, family life, infidelity, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, imaginary, couples, love and romance, young heroes ...
Place: paris france, africa, hong kong, borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, introspection, research, movie star, job interview, on the road, friends, actor's life, celebrity culture, stranger, shopping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.8
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The Cobbler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, surreal, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: shoemaker, lone hero, disorder, workplace, supernatural ability, family business, down on your luck, self discovery, justice, switching roles, fish out of water, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Shortcut to Happiness (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Manhattan, the aspirant writer Jabez Stone is a complete loser: he is not able to sell his novels, he lives in a lousy apartment and he does not have success with women. When one of his friends Julius Jenson sells his novel for US$ 190,000.00 to ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: deal with the devil, wish come true, writer's life, hopes, love and romance, moral dilemma, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, introspection, imaginary, desire for fame, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: guardian angel, family relations, pregnancy, angel, ghost, redemption, family life, hopes, death, tour guide, hospital, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
While We're Young (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.
Style: humorous, documentary filmmaking, ironic, witty, psychological ...
Plot: couples, hipster, friendship, introspection, marriage, couple relations, husband wife relationship, childless couple, midlife crisis, friends, middle aged, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two writers must face a dilemma that is common to anyone who has ever had an artistic friend: what happens when you have to give feedback, and the news isn't good? Sam, an aspiring screenwriter, and David, a successful magazine editor, have ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, ego clash, filmmaking, showbiz, performer's life, rivalry, criticism, screenwriter, magazine editor, indoor, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 4K
Peep World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, cynical, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, dark humor, family feud, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, writer's life, family problems, artists and showbiz, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, aging, self discovery, elderly, dancer's life, golden years, dancing, widow, artists and showbiz, friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.7
 182K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, talky, witty, sincere ...
Plot: writers, twins, writer's block, obsession, satire, siblings relations, thief, weirdo, mentally unstable, filmmaking, lookalikes, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 2K
Mistress (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, light, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, screenwriter, writing, mistress, money, artists and showbiz, dark humor, satire, film producer, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 1K
Cremaster 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: CREMASTER 3 (2002) is set in New York City and narrates the construction of the Chrysler Building, which is in itself a character - host to inner, antagonistic forces at play for access to the process of (spiritual) transcendence. These factions ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, experimental, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, skyscraper, punk, imaginary, danger, artists and showbiz, rivalry, graphic violence, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Last Producer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, one last chance, filmmaking, betrayal, aging, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, film industry, movie studio, profanity, film producer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 4K
Takeshis' (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, ...
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, non-linear, mind bending ...
Plot: surrealism, obsession, lifestyle, actor's life, dark humor, identity crisis, showbiz, wannabe, lookalikes, audition, postmodernism, taxi driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 10K
Cold Souls (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Giamatti stars as himself, agonizing over his interpretation of "Uncle Vanya." Paralyzed by anxiety, he stumbles upon a solution via a New Yorker article about a high-tech company promising to alleviate suffering by extracting souls. ...
Style: surreal, clever, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, actor's life, disorder, self discovery, lifestyle, hopes, introspection, husband wife relationship, existentialism, soul selling, depression ...
Place: russia, new york, usa, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Night Across the Street (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama centered on an office worker on the verge of retirement who begins to relive both real and imagined memories.
Style: surreal, serious, realistic, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: aging, haunted by the past, elderly, introspection, surrealism, childhood memory, tragic event, memory, boarding house, money, promise, love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 31K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: witty, road movie, surreal, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: alternate reality, road trip, self discovery, wish come true, dream girl, choice, life philosophy, on the road, self fulfillment, imaginary, changing the past or future, motel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.4
 19K
Nobody's Fool (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: small town, redemption, self discovery, elderly, aging, family relations, parents and children, family reunited, generation gap, hopes, retirement, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 1K
Happy Tears (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two sisters return home to care for their aging father.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, family relations, family problems, parents and children, homecoming, family life, siblings relations, aging, elderly, daydreamer, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 649
Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: artists and showbiz, golden years, introspection, redemption, actor's life, filmmaking, aging, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, elderly, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Man About Town (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, chase, self discovery, journalism, dishonesty, talent agent, reporter, expose, adultery, pursuit, husband wife relationship, diary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
No Such Thing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Beatrice (Sarah Polley), a tabloid journalist whose fiancé is killed by a monster in Iceland. She ends up falling in love with the monster in the end. The monster is immortal, but longs to die. Beatrice helps him achieve this by ...
Style: humorous, satirical, stylized, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, opposites attract, love and romance, fish out of water, human nature, haunted by the past, friendship, monster, village, satire, journalism, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 97K
Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, psychological, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dream, novelist, romance, bittersweet, loneliness, magic realism, writer's block, supernatural, love and romance, success, imaginary character, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 2K
Walter (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A ticket-taker at the local cinema believes he is the son of God. He has agreed to decide the eternal fate of everyone he comes in to contact with.
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, offbeat
Plot: workplace situations, supernatural, love and romance, destiny, imaginary, workplace, hopes, workplace romance, god, cause and meaning, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%