Movies like Anarchy TV

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Anarchy TV
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, biting, cynical
Plot: tv show, media, society, television, clergy, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, friends, station, activism, minister, preacher, anarchy, teenager, anarchism, pubic hair, religious fundamentalist, bomb threat, televangelist, government corruption, television studio, political protest, barricade, jail ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Tanner '88
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about society, lifestyle, media, media satire, couples, friends and disorder mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Anarchy TV: Ringmaster (1998), The George Carlin Show (1994), Rude Awakening (1998), Pirate TV (2012), Grief (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ringmaster
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The George Carlin Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
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Rude Awakening
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 22 min.
Story: Rude Awakening is a TV series created by Claudia Lonow, aired by Showtime on 55 22-min episodes for 3 seasons.
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Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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Country: USA
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Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
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Starlets
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Audience: teens
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Country: USA
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Loaf and Camouflage
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film is the story of a group of soldiers, who, in the course of their compulsory military service in 1967 and 1968, before and during the military dictatorship in Greece, are assigned to the then recently founded Armed Forces Television. This TV ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, talky ...
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley ...
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Time: 60s
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