Movies like Anarchy TV

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Anarchy TV (1998)
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Anarchy TV (1998)
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, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious
Plot: satire, friends, clergy, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, society, media, tv show, teenager, anarchy, station, preacher, minister, activism, sexuality, parody, prostitute, female nudity, conspiracy theory, father daughter relationship, television, stereotype, jail, dominatrix ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films with plots about satire, society, media, disorder, media satire, parody and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Anarchy TV: Open Season (1995), HealtH (1980), My New Gun (1992), Ultrachrist! (2003), Beer (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, showbiz, ratings, disorder, society, workplace, ambition, blind ambition, media, rise to the top, workplace situations, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
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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, not serious ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, actor's life, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, media, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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HealtH (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, cynical, biting ...
Plot: hotel, satire, convention, media, politics, wedding, couples, cooking and food, campaign, state affairs, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, tennessee
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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: semi serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, betrayal, society, unfulfillment, infidelity, couples, social decay, family problems, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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71%
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Ultrachrist! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What would Jesus do if he returned to Earth and discovered he could no longer relate to the youth of today?
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, satire, religions or cults, destiny, heroes, clergy, society, disorder, vampire, superhero, antichrist, messiah ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Beer (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.
Style: humorous, cynical, biting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: bar, satire, buddies, workplace, profanity, farce, shrewd, heroes, media, drugs/alcohol, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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67%
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Amazing Grace (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Amazing Grace is a 1974 light comedy featuring black comedienne Moms Mabley as a widow who tries to influence the local mayoral election in Baltimore, Maryland, after she discovers that a black candidate is being used by the incumbent mayor to ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: racism, farce, satire, campaign, injustice, ambition, underdog, heroic mission, interracial relations, political corruption, discrimination, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, baltimore
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American Raspberry (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: electric chair, ira, parody, satire, erection, silly humor, tv show, media satire, chaos and mayhem, disorder, nothing goes right, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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In God We Tru$t (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naive monk, named Brother Ambrose (Marty Feldman), is sent by the abbot on a mission to raise $5,000 in order to save their monastery from closing. He goes to Hollywood where he encounters a number of eccentric characters.
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: satire, church, monk, obsessive quest, society, unlikely partners, clergy, misfit, prostitute, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
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Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: witty, semi serious, cynical, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, paparazzi, private vs public, false accusation, celebrity culture, journalism, society, vengeance, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
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Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: In her first-ever HBO solo special, Sarah Silverman takes the stage for an evening of adults-only stand-up comedy. Taped live in front of an intimate audience of 39 fans at Largo, a music and comedy club in Los Angeles, Sarah Silverman: We Are ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, democrat, republican, silly humor, strong female presence, stand up special, live audience, farce, sexual humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, manipulation, society, state affairs, dishonesty, ambition, media, rise to the top, head of state, manipulations, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: There's something magical about an Australian accent that seems to make even the most caustic wit come off with good-natured charm. And that delicate blend of deviant behavior and good intentions has skyrocketed Aussie comic Jim Jefferies to ...
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: date night
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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, contests and competitions, youth, parents and children, small town, couple relations, family relations, couples, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When your father is a pornographer, what can you do to shock him? If you're Katrina Bartalotti, you announce that you're going to lose your virginity -- live on the Internet, for the whole world to see.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, absurd, sexual ...
Audience: teens
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jean-Lou, Yasmina, Victor, Clara, Adonis and the others will create their own TV channel. They especially want to make the revolution.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, fighting the system, media satire, youth, media, partners, society, television, television studio, innocence lost, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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Death and Texas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Barefoot Bobby Briggs, the legendary running back for the Austin Steers was today sentenced to die for his role in the armed robbery/murder at a downtown Stop 'n Go convenience store... It's five years later, and Bobby's appeals have ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
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Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, mentally unstable, buddies, friendship, life is a bitch, down on your luck, lifestyle, society, disorder, fictional reality, addiction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: school, against the odds, fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, dedicated educator, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, idealism, satire, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A hip, misguided Southern California couple decide to make a difference in the lives of the homeless by giving them lollipops with a cheery slogan on the wrapper.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: social differences, rich and poor, social relations, nothing goes right, society, charity, homelessness, satire, female director, homeless
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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49%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, satire, showbiz, media satire, chaos and mayhem, filmmaking, laser, disorder, chaos, media, goofy hero, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's the end of the 70s. Hippies are assimilating, women are raising their consciousness, and men are becoming confused and ineffectual. Don't expect to be able to keep track of all the names or who's sleeping with who; the picture ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, satire, family relations, eccentric family, religions or cults, society, misfit, self discovery, obsession, looking for love, pop culture, ash scattering ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, northern california, san francisco
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A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hark! The Herald Pundit Sings! America’s favorite Christmas tradition is now on DVD! Families have gathered around the TV to enjoy Stephen Colbert’s Christmas specials every year since 2008. Now, you can experience the joy over and over! Join ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: show tunes, disorder, nothing goes right, oldies, satire, variety show, tv show, confinement indoors, dangerous animal, media, confined, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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47%
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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
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47%
Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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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 ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, moral dilemma, manhunt, undercover, fighting the system, dishonesty, lifestyle, rebellion, society, politics, campaign, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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46%
TV: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A celebration of the ever increasing depravity of television in our society-- it's a channel surfing adventure through the most utterly ridiculous spoofed television programming and commercials.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, light
Plot: satire, disorder, partners, buddies, gang, prank, parody, chaos, media, tv show, figment, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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45%
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, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, society, misfit, filmmaking, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, ambition, friends, unemployment, politics, campaign, against the odds, society, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, profanity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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