Movies like Stay Tuned

If you like "Stay Tuned" you are looking for humorous, semi serious and suspense movies about / with tv show, satellite dish, survival, couple relations, hostages, hostage and crumbling marriage themes of Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Stay Tuned (1992)
 6.3
 10K
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, offbeat, biting, scary, cult film, clever ...
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, profanity, adaptation, obsession, adventure, reality, reality tv, parody, mouse, suburbs, satellite, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Stay Tuned

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, melancholic and offbeat films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, brutality, runaway and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Stay Tuned: Jabberwocky (1977), Real Life (1979), Hollywood Shuffle (1987), The TV Set (2006), Ringmaster (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 13K
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, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, beast, danger, heroes, imaginary, goofy hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ 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, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, society, tv show, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, satire, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, actor's life, interracial relations, filmmaking, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 5K
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: witty, semi serious, satirical, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, audition, tv show, artists and showbiz, network, media satire, nothing goes right, actor's life, strong female character, television, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 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: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 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: humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, devil, exorcism, disorder, fish out of water, mistaken identity, obsessive quest, escapades, rivalry, clergy, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1973, 90s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, hidden identity, media, workplace situations, media satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 649
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, biting, humorous, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, gun, neighbor, betrayal, down on your luck, unsupportive spouse, dull life, family problems, couples, twentysomething life, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
satire movies
3184
80s movies
80s
5251
axe movies
axe
1466
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, psychiatrist, anxiety, farce, advertising executive, workplace, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: jerusalem, paris france, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 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%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, embezzlement, farce, buddies, dishonesty, fish out of water, comedy of errors, cons and scams, heist, crimes, 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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, god, destiny, anti hero, obsessive quest, goofy hero, nothing goes right, tragic hero, follow your dream, legends and myths, road not taken, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspense, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, disintegration ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 19K
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, media satire, love affair, satire, mysterious man, religion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 212
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, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, media, society, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, boss and employee, media satire, ratings, disorder, ambition, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: adventure, danger, rescue, youth, rivalry, real world, role playing, parody, geek, college life, rpg
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 7K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, pornography, suburbs, abortion, dysfunctional family, satire, strangulation, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, love affair, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emperor Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make Marge his before blowing up the Earth. The Emperor and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, absurd, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: laser, save the world, adventure, family relations, disorder, suburban life, suburbs, parents and children, rivalry, imaginary, space and aliens, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, child as adult, supernatural ability, best friends, imaginary, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, talky, nostalgic ...
Plot: dragon, adventure, ghost, rivalry, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, heroic mission, heroes, parallel world, uninhibited rivalry, captivity ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 3K
Candy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 124 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 ⇓
43%
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, surreal, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, magic, fantasy world, heroes, parody, gunfight, good versus evil, film within a film, magical object, child's point of view, ticket, projectionist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century, year 1993 ...
Place: new york, california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, parody, island, castaway, fish out of water, survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, misfit, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 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, family relations, couples, small town, couple relations, mischievous children, youth, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 4K
Skin Deep (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, funny ...
Plot: womanizer, divorce, romance, couple relations, self discovery, midlife crisis, goofy hero, farce, satire, alcohol, condom, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, starting with the Star of Leningrad diamond, nabbed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, clever ...
Plot: mystery, special agents, superhuman powers, obsessive quest, master criminal, rivalry, crime, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, elderly, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, england, soviet union, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 14K
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, satire, television, mistaken identity, tv show in film, showbiz, disorder, profanity, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, theme park, farce, family vacation, on the road, cross country, adventure, parents and children, disorder, family relations, couples, hysteria ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas, arizona, st. louis missouri, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: dark humor, humorous, surreal, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, partners, danger, chaos, disorder, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, unlikely hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, satirical, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, nothing goes right, politics, society, actor's life, satire, islam, stand up comedian, sarcasm, parody, farce, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Related movie lists