Movies like Stay Tuned

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Stay Tuned (1992)
 6.2
 12K
Stay Tuned (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Salesman Roy Knable spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen. One day, TV salesman Spike convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. The new addition to Roy's home entertainment system sucks him and Helen into Hellvision, a realm run by Spike, who is an emissary of Satan. For 24 hours, the couple must survive devilish parodies of TV programs if they want to return to reality alive.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, witty, satirical, parody, offbeat, biting, scary, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tv show, satellite dish, survival, couple relations, hostages, hostage, crumbling marriage, media satire, television, satire, wrestling, axe, remote control, sword fight, adaptation, obsession, adventure, reality, reality tv, mouse, suburbs, satellite, suburban life, hell, train crash ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Stay Tuned

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, melancholic, cult film and satirical films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, brutality, adaptation and runaway mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Stay Tuned: Jabberwocky (1977), Just Visiting (2001), Real Life (1979), Repossessed (1990), The TV Set (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, goofy hero, imaginary, danger, heroes, palaces castles and temples, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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100%
 5.8
 19K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, dragon, master and servant, altering history, sent to the future, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 12th century, future
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 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, society, nothing goes right, tv show, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 8K
Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, exorcism, escapades, supernatural, rivalry, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, disorder, fish out of water, mistaken identity, afterlife ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 70s, 90s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.5
 6K
The TV Set (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: semi serious, witty, satirical, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, audition, tv show, artists and showbiz, media satire, network, nothing goes right, actor's life, strong female character, television, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.4
 104K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, misfit, society, filmmaking, dark humor, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 2K
All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: clever, intense, melancholic, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, crimes of passion, family problems, society, crumbling marriage, multiple storylines, geek, family drama, prejudice, weapons, mental illness, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: surreal, humorous, talky, enigmatic, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, nervous breakdown, advertising agency, mental illness, introspection, satire, anxiety, psychiatrist, advertising executive, workplace, creativity, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, jerusalem, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, disorder, silly humor, media satire, workplace situations, celebrity culture, showbiz, tv show, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 728
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, gun, neighbor, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, social decay, twentysomething life, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, betrayal, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.2
 5K
Ringmaster (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, media satire, family problems, infidelity, vengeance, social decay, dishonesty, mother daughter relationship, sexual promiscuity, stupidity, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody's favorite stiff is back! Working fools Larry Wilson and Richard Parker have uncovered a dirty, little secret: Their former boss, Bernie Lomax, embezzled $2 million and placed it in a safe deposit box in the Caribbean. Now, the boys ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: island, embezzlement, farce, partners, nothing goes right, fish out of water, comedy of errors, cons and scams, heist, race against time, odd couple, stash ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Wholly Moses! (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from slavery, but Moses keeps getting all the credit.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: god, destiny, anti heroes, leadership, follow your dream, unfulfillment, silly humor, anti hero, legends and myths, road not taken, underdog, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 20K
Holy Man (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, satirical, touching ...
Plot: guru, tv show, materialism, media, workplace, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love affair, media satire, satire, mysterious man, religion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 223
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: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, media satire, workplace situations, showbiz, ambition, media, society, rise to the top, workplace, blind ambition, boss and employee, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A plane carrying beauty contestants crash lands on a deserted island. Captain Maximus Powers (Roberts) and co-pilot Mike Saunders (Schlatter) have to take care of their passengers, while avoiding the dangers of Jurassic Pork (a giant prehistoric ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, family outing
Plot: adventure, island, castaway, fish out of water, survival, rescue, race against time, escapades, misfit, isolation, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 8K
Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, misfit, pornography, suburbs, abortion, satire, family relations, strangulation, foot fetish, eccentric family, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.6
 2K
The Gamers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Sent on a quest to rescue a princess, four clueless players must guide their players through dangerous forests, ancient ruins, and past the girl next door.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, parody ...
Plot: adventure, geek, youth, rescue, danger, rivalry, real world, role playing, college life, rpg
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, family problems, life turned upside down, couple relations, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, child as adult, fish out of water, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 2K
Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, strong female presence, couples, small town, couple relations, society, mischievous children, contests and competitions, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 3K
Candy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a send-up of Voltaire's Candide. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
Style: sexy, psychedelic, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, satire, seduction, guru, teenage life, sexual relations, love and romance, femme fatale, youth, family problems, teenager, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: california, new york, europe, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Last Action Hero (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, parody, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, gunfight, film within a film, dark humor, magical object, cartoon cat, child in peril, projectionist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century ...
Place: california, los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
 11K
Teen Wolf Too (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although awkward college student Todd Howard is particularly adept at science, he's paying for school with an athletic scholarship that he will lose should he not fare well in an upcoming boxing tournament. Luckily for Todd, he has inherited ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: werewolf, college, dangerous animal, society, campus, college life, moral dilemma, teenage life, misfit, youth, teenager, friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 15K
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, ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, television, mistaken identity, tv show in film, showbiz, celebrity culture, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, disorder, profanity, media satire, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Gamers: Dorkness Rising (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: All Lodge wants is for his gaming group to finish their adventure. Unfortunately, they're more interested in seducing barmaids, mooning their enemies, and setting random villagers on fire. Desperate to rein in his players, Lodge injects two ...
Style: talky, parody, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, escapades, parallel world, supernatural ability, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, rivalry, magic, lone hero, gangsters, dark hero, loneliness ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, society, crumbling marriage, self discovery, filmmaking, starting over, love and romance, lifestyle, rise and fall, family problems, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: humorous, surreal, satirical, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, dark humor, survival, danger, partners, chaos, disorder, friendship, devil, save the world, religion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Strangers with Candy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, parody, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, starting over, fish out of water, high school life, sexual relations, addiction, teachers and students, high school, female protagonist, coma, disorder, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%