Movies like Soapdish

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Soapdish (1991)
 6.6
 16K
Soapdish (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera "The Sun Also Sets." With the show's ratings down, Celeste's ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show's arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, plot to aggravate her into leaving the show by bringing back her old flame, Jeffrey Anderson, and hiring her beautiful young niece, Lori Craven.
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, satirical, sexy, funny, clever, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, television, mistaken identity, showbiz, disorder, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, farce, revenge, dark humor, camp, jealousy, celebrity, transsexual, deception, actor, mother daughter relationship, voyeur, actress, male female relationship, backstage, mute, producer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, montana, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Soapdish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films with plots about mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, runaway, brutality and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Soapdish: Dave (1993), America's Sweethearts (2001), Soul Man (1986), Edtv (1999), Born Yesterday (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, political corruption, president, lookalikes, politics, secret service, congress, coma, conspiracy, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
America's Sweethearts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: couples, hollywood, love triangle, paparazzi, romance, showbiz, dishonesty, desire for fame, filmmaking, marriage crisis, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 8K
Soul Man (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soul Man is a comedy film made in 1986 about a man who undergoes racial transformation with pills to qualify for an African-American-only scholarship at Harvard Law School. It stars C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: racism, satire, interracial relations, college life, switching roles, culture clash, university, fish out of water, social differences, student life, comedy of errors, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, harvard university, usa, los angeles, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 43K
Edtv (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fictional reality show, fish out of water, audition, tv show, human nature, misfit, showbiz, love and romance, satire, romantic rivalry, media, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, lobbyist, love and romance, society, fall in love, journalism, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 1K
Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, love and romance, showbiz, dishonesty, mistaken identity, social differences, comedy of errors, bus, actress, writers, aspiring writer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 11K
The Pallbearer (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, love triangle, youth, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, self discovery, dark humor, funeral, friendship, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
King of the Airways (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Be careful what you wish for...it just may come true. This is the underlying theme of this French-Canadian comedy drama that follows the travails of a TV addict who wins a talent contest and finds himself the subject of an embarrassingly revealing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, biting, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, ambition, fighting the system, lifestyle, rise to the top, love and romance, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, romance, media, couples, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hollywood Ending (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner: Work for his ex-wife Ellie or forfeit his last shot. Is Val ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: movie business, one more chance, showbiz, blind character, disorder, couple relations, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, blindness and impaired vision, audition, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A jealous piano teacher Orville Spooner sends his beautiful wife, Zelda, away for the night while he tries to sell a song to a famous nightclub singer Dino, who is stranded in town
Style: biting, suspense, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: prostitute, nightclub, infidelity, mistaken identity, gas station, playboy, small town, romance, small town life, sexual relations, celebrity culture, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, london, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, breakup, love and romance, comedy of errors, friendship, looking for love, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, male female relationship, best selling author ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 27K
Top Five (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, showbiz, opposites attract, media, desire for fame, love and romance, ambition, introspection, tv show, journalist, strong sexual content, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
 6.3
 2K
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, substitute teacher, jealousy, romance, screwball, couples, disorder, comedy of errors, couple relations, fall in love, wooing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, love and romance, fish out of water, couple relations, showbiz, professor, couples, young lovers, actor's life, celebrity culture, actor, historian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 19K
Three to Tango (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: architect, love triangle, pretending to be gay, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, business partner, deception, society, romance, misunderstanding, women, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, college, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, family life, parents and children, infidelity, looking for love, couples, dishonesty, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, year 1951, 50s, 1920s
Place: new orleans, usa, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.0
 1K
Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, farce, couples, disorder, friends, city life, twentysomething life, comedy of errors, dishonesty, love and romance, best friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 70K
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 ⇓
29%
The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, veterinarian, mistaken identity, model, romance, radio, love and romance, disorder, comedy of errors, love triangle, friendship, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 9K
Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, intense, clever ...
Plot: romance, showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, couples, friendship, performer's life, stand up comedian, family, creativity, redemption, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 7K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, neighbor, romance, dog, buddies, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, looking for love, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.2
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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: biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, workplace situations, boss and employee, media satire, tv show, showbiz, disorder, ambition, media, society, workplace, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
27%
Trial and Error (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
Plot: courtroom, legal, small town, lawyer, fish out of water, comedy of errors, cons and scams, mistaken identity, legal action, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Last Shot (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forgery, special agents, investigation, hollywood, dishonesty, crimes, artists and showbiz, law enforcement, organized crime, undercover, sting operation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa, houston texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 41K
In & Out (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gay slur, lgbt, self discovery, teachers and students, small town, homosexuality, repressed homosexual, closeted homosexual, gay stereotype, sexual orientation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, ironic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, dream, star trek, satire, stereotypes, lifestyle, obsession, love triangle, addiction, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Moon Over Parador (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: fictitious country, politics, impersonation, dictator, adventure, graphic violence, disorder, dishonesty, head of state, society, switching roles, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, paraguay, south america, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%