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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about society, media, media satire, disorder, lifestyle, friends and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Anarchy TV: Ringmaster (1998), Polyester (1981), The George Carlin Show (1994), Party Girl (1995), American Raspberry (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
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Cold Turkey
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