Movies like Soundman

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Soundman (1998)
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Soundman (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sound mixer on a low-budget sci-fi western movie falls in love with an untalented violinist and promises to get her scoring gigs for films.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, dark humor, love triangle, romance, hollywood, love and romance, fall in love, dysfunctional family, showbiz, drug dealing, contests and competitions, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, pregnancy, murder, violin, nervous breakdown, fired from the job, violinist, pawnshop, gun store, film within a film, telephone call, gun ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, canada

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Most similar movies to Soundman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, filmmaking, showbiz, hollywood, crimes, dark humor and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Soundman: Tinseltown (1997), Love On The Cloud (2014), Hijacking Hollywood (1997), Shut Up and Shoot! (2006), Nickelodeon (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tinseltown (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Hollywood it's all about who you know, and the only person two friends know is a serial killer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: serial killer, hollywood, filmmaking, murder, down on your luck, showbiz, dark humor, investigation, artists and showbiz, crimes, boxing, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: romance, fall in love, love triangle, follow your dream, love and romance, couples, actor's life, showbiz, best friends, ambition, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: job, satire, hollywood, filmmaking, hijacking, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, cons and scams, vengeance, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: realistic, suspense, cynical, humorous, biting ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, crimes, politics, dark humor, filmmaking, cons and scams, showbiz, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.2
 2K
Nickelodeon (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, love triangle, american history, love and romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, actor, actress ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 60K
The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: talky, suspense, clever, cynical, twists and turns ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, filmmaking, blackmail, police investigation, manipulation, murder mystery, crime gone awry, writers, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, film industry ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 744
Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.
Style: rough, realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, actor's life, contests and competitions, hollywood, filmmaking, ambition, downfall, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, love and romance, celebrity culture, curses spells and rituals, movie business, satire, media ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joe Dante directs this story of the glamour, the glitter, the magical allure of Hollywood... and not a speck of it rubs off on Miracle Pictures, where "If it's a good picture, it's a Miracle." This is a hilarious tribute to the ...
Style: sex comedy, funny, parody, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, exploitation, hollywood, murder, screenwriter, tragic event, aspiring actress, threesome, skydiving, attempted rape, accidental death, actress ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 3K
Palookaville (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and ...
Style: sexy, humorous, twists and turns, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, robbery, dark humor, crime gone awry, crimes, heist, sexual harassment, female nudity, infidelity, brutality, catastrophe, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 84K
Get Shorty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: humorous, funny, intense, light, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mafia, hollywood, gangsters, crimes, debt, producer, gambling, drug lord, cons and scams, movie business, murder, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, los angeles, las vegas, usa, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, one last chance, filmmaking, dishonesty, aging, artists and showbiz, betrayal, film industry, gambling, heist, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wish You Were Dead (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, opposites attract, couples, dark humor, social relations, crimes, dishonesty, fall in love, fish out of water, love affair, cons and scams, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
These Old Broads (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive ...
Style: semi serious, witty, feel good, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, against the odds, filmmaking, aging, rise and fall, love affair, artists and showbiz, farce, hollywood ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 611
He's My Girl (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bryan and Reggie are best friends who are in the music business in Missouri. When Reggie enters Brian for a chance to go to L.A., Bryan wins the contest and wants to bring Reggie with him. However, Bryan must bring a girl. In an effort to make sure ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: lgbt, friends, disorder, filmmaking, best friends, contests and competitions, gender, partners, rivalry, romance, switching roles, ambition ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: missouri, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
Style: cynical, satirical, absurd, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: perversion, filmmaking, kidnapping, hostage, heroin, dark humor, actor's life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, showbiz, delusion, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maryland, california, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Somebody to Love (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: transvestism, city life, human spirit, social differences, unfulfilled love, self discovery, friendship, celebrity culture, nightlife, showbiz, fall in love, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Linguini Incident (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A waitress (Rosanna Arquette), a barman (David Bowie) and an underwear designer (Eszter Balint) try to rob a New York restaurant where two of them work.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous
Plot: food, deaf, robbery, restaurant, escape artist, love and romance, opposites attract, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, crimes, cooking and food, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.8
 6K
Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: sexy, clever, humorous, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Plot: amnesia, crimes, redemption, nun, mission from god, poetry, greed, distopia, sexual abuse, melancholy, mentor, identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.
Style: realistic, cynical, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: artists and showbiz, odd couple, hollywood, showbiz, buddies, disorder, friends, society, profanity, dialogue
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Looking for Lola (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Looking for Lola is a comical look at the world of relationships and highlights just how far we will go to impress that special someone... Mike (Mark Kassen) has moved to L.A. with dreams of being a writer. In order to keep his parents satisfied, he ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: dancing, fall in love, nightclub, comedy of errors, follow your dream, young lovers, showbiz, romance, dancer's life, lie, illegal alien, true love ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 5K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: weed, drug abuse, marijuana, murder, greed, drug dealing, police investigation, crime gone awry, corruption, mafia, gunfight, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: humorous, satirical, entertaining, noir, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, existentialism, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, chase, filmmaker, manipulation, private investigator ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Finding Bliss (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jody Balaban, an aspiring filmmaker, is fresh to L.A. with New York film school accolades and the dream of making her movie. Unable to get a job where she can use the skills she so finely honed, Jody must edit adult entertainment to make ends meet. ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, filmmaking, romance, sexual relations, showbiz, porn industry, female nudity, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, workplace, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Who's the Caboose? (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they discover a young Manhattan comedienne and decide instead to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, documentary filmmaking
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, showbiz, terminal illness, nightclub, life is a bitch, actor's life, artists and showbiz, improv, film industry, comedian ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new york, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, captivating, light, exciting ...
Plot: filmmaking, mistress, screenwriter, hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, dark humor, film producer, financier, money, empire, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, lifestyle, society, artists and showbiz, ambition, actor, missionary, nightclub, fame, tv star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hollywood Palms (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, suspense, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, lifestyle, betrayal, dark humor, introspection, friendship, showbiz, human nature, hollywood, murder, young lovers, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 1K
R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: slasher, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, dark humor, mind game, death, student, party, violence, college, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, stylized, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, redemption, runaway, sarcasm, stupidity, violence, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, first contact, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%