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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, biting, cynical
Plot: tv show, media, preacher, teenager, anarchy, minister, activism, station, society, clergy, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, friends, television, pubic hair, anarchism, parody, prostitute, female nudity, dominatrix, father daughter relationship, stereotype, jail, barricade ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Anarchy TV

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about society, media satire, disorder, media, lifestyle, friends and couples mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Anarchy TV: Ringmaster (1998), American Raspberry (1977), Pirate TV (2012), Floundering (1994), Amazing Grace (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.2
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, dysfunctional family, media, society, disorder, suburbs, vengeance, infidelity, sexual relations, media satire, social decay, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, electric chair, erection, ira, media satire, tv show, media, disorder, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, society, punched in the face ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.9
 349
Pirate TV (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: tv show, media, rebellion, misfit partners, innocence lost, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, media satire, fighting the system, partners, society, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.8
 1K
Floundering (1994)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: unemployment, buddies, friendship, unemployed, slacker, addiction, drug abuse, life is a bitch, friends, anti heroes, mentally unstable, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, usa, venice beach california, venice, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 5.8
 175
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: head of state, fighting the system, politics, rise to the top, interracial relations, discrimination, political conspiracy, political corruption, political intrigue, racism, social decay, campaign ...
Time: 70s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, tv show, ambition, media, workplace, blind ambition, rise to the top, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, society, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.8
 588
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hotel, media satire, campaign, fighting the system, politics, americana, media, state affairs, sexual relations, political corruption, cooking and food, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 593
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: neighbor, gun, suburbs, unsupportive spouse, betrayal, crumbling marriage, suburban life, dull life, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A put-upon Jewish deli owner in Brooklyn dreams of getting out from underneath the thumb of his domineering father and his haughty fashion-model girlfriend by buying his own restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, rabbi, parents and children, family relations, romance, jewish, clergy, religions or cults, family life, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 293
Grief (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A campy chronicle of the lusts and loves of the men and women who work on a low-rent TV show called, "The Love Judge."
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: actor's life, best friends, gays and lesbians, boss and employee, friendship, impossible love, workplace romance, workplace situations, gender, workplace, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Underground Comedy Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, parody, actor's life, buddies, moon, goofy hero, mad scientist, performer's life, gender bending, media satire, showbiz, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: church, monk, monastery, clergy, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, misfit, society, prostitute, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 566
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, not serious, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: bar, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, media, workplace, buddies, media satire, heroes, disorder, friends, plane crash, advertising ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 2K
The Patsy (1964)
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: goofy hero, hollywood, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Heaven Before I Die (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He is different because of that and decides to emigrate from Palestine to Canada, where "everyone is equal". There everybody treats him kindly, and a thief ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: friendship, farce, disability, misfit, friends, immigrants, self discovery, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.6
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Live Virgin (1999)
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: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, voyeurism, high school, rebelliousness, parents and children, youth, media satire, teenage life, artists and showbiz, family relations, virginity, internet ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, farce, twentysomething life, urban, dull life, ambition, unfulfillment, friendship, hopes, society, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: parody, farce, hollywood, actor's life, media satire, ethnic stereotype, black people, showbiz, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, farce, hollywood, actor's life, buddies, unlikely couple, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, clergy, contests and competitions, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Fakin' Da Funk (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly black neighbourhood of South Central.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, urban ghetto, hip hop, culture clash, physical appearance, society, youth, family relations, babies and infants, friendship, parents and children, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, buddies, gays and lesbians, hollywood, odd couple, suburbs, young lovers, urban, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: casino, money, greed, buddies, screwball, betrayal, blind ambition, vengeance, gambling, nothing goes right, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.8
 2K
Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: cigarette smoking, small town, nothing goes right, farce, americana, addiction, small town life, social relations, disorder, contests and competitions, media satire, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 262
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, semi serious, offbeat, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, vampire, fish out of water, clergy, religions or cults, society, femme fatale, destiny, heroes, disorder, dominatrix, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 6K
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, biting, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, pornography, dysfunctional family, abortion, strangulation, love and romance, gay, drag, suburbs, society, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Fool and His Money (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sandra Bullock and Jonathan Penner star in this hilarious, sexy comedy. New York advertising executive Morris Codman (Penner) seems to have it all - lots of talent and a beautiful girlfriend, Debbie (Bullock). When he loses his job he decides to use ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: obnoxious boss, cons and scams, romance, workplace situations, nothing goes right, workplace, clergy, ego clash, down on your luck, reincarnation, religions or cults, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 819
Bone (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as happily married as they appeared.
Style: semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, social satire, interracial relations, bank, social decay, crimes, society, hostages, crime gone awry, opposites attract, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, society, democrat, 9/11, republican, sexual joke, farce, sexual humor, live audience
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, media, disorder, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, chaos, laser, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%