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, romance, love triangle, contests and competitions, drug dealing, love and romance, hollywood, fall in love, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, showbiz, workplace situations, film within a film, pregnancy, gun, violin, murder, nervous breakdown, violinist, fired from the job, pawnshop, telephone call, gun store
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 humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, filmmaking, showbiz, hollywood, love and romance, crimes and dark humor 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, offbeat, humorous
Plot: hollywood, serial killer, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, investigation, deadly, crimes, crime, dark humor, down on your luck, murder, showbiz ...
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, follow your dream, couples, ambition, showbiz, romance, best friends, love and romance, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: clever, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, filmmaking, obnoxious boss, dangerous animal, cons and scams, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, hijacking, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, cynical, suspense, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, dishonesty, showbiz, cons and scams, filmmaking, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.3
 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: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, film within a film, love triangle, actor, hotel ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 56K
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, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, blackmail, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, satire, plan gone awry, artists and showbiz, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
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Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: realistic, rough, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, contests and competitions, actor's life, rise to the top, downfall, artists and showbiz, hollywood, filmmaking, ambition, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, film within a film, actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaking, obnoxious boss, love and romance, lifestyle, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business ...
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: parody, not serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, filmmaking, showbiz, rape, car accident, miraculous event, factory, crimes, actor's life, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 2K
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, ashtray, armored truck, heist, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, dark humor, bank, cons and scams, armored car ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 77K
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, semi serious, intense, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: mafia, hollywood, debt, producer, drug lord, gambling, gangsters, crimes, crime, cons and scams, satire, money ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, las vegas, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
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, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, opposites attract, danger, dishonesty, crime, crimes, deadly, fish out of water, fall in love, love affair, couples, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, humorous, biting ...
Plot: perversion, filmmaking, hostage, heroin, lifestyle, actor's life, nothing goes right, hostages, showbiz, dark humor, misfit, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, against the odds, filmmaking, love affair, aging, rise and fall, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: transvestism, showbiz, down on your luck, hollywood, city life, unfulfilled love, friendship, celebrity culture, self discovery, social differences, nightlife, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: romance, ambition, contests and competitions, best friends, artists and showbiz, rivalry, love and romance, filmmaking, disorder, friends, switching roles, rock ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: missouri, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 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: clever, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: redemption, crimes, romance, dishonesty, on the run, love and romance, couples, nosy, couple relations, haunted by the past, murder, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, hollywood, odd couple, showbiz, disorder, buddies, profanity, friends, society, dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Linguini Incident (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: restaurant, spaghetti, robbery, magic, disorder, crimes, dishonesty, opposites attract, unlikely criminals, love and romance, couples, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Home Sweet Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: woman kills woman, murder, couple relations, crimes, couples, suburbs, disorder, dark humor, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: nightclub, dancing, comedy of errors, follow your dream, young lovers, romance, dancer's life, showbiz, fall in love, lie, true love, illegal alien ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ 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: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, filmmaking, sexual relations, showbiz, scantily clad female, fall in love, workplace, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, noir, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, filmmaker, film within a film, existentialism, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, paparazzi, romance, showbiz, love triangle, desire for fame, dishonesty, filmmaking, marriage crisis, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, documentary filmmaking
Plot: satire, hollywood, showbiz, filmmaking, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, terminal illness, nightclub, actor's life, improv, talent agent, actor ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new york, california, san francisco
⇓ 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, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, tv star, fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, light, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: filmmaking, writing, hollywood, showbiz, screenwriter, mistress, money, artists and showbiz, dark humor, satire, film within a film, financier ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, 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, biting, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: showbiz, dark humor, betrayal, buddies, lifestyle, human nature, friendship, introspection, hollywood, murder, social decay, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%