Movies like Tinseltown

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Tinseltown (1997)
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Tinseltown (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Hollywood it's all about who you know, and the only person two friends know is a serial killer.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: serial killer, hollywood, filmmaking, dark humor, investigation, murder, crimes, showbiz, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, christmas, spy, boxing, death, criminal, cinema, actor, director, impersonation, producer, drag, award, deadly, knife, costume ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Tinseltown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dark humor, filmmaking, artists and showbiz and serial killer mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Tinseltown: Soundman (1998), R.S.V.P. (2002), Search and Destroy (1995), The Player (1992), Shut Up and Shoot! (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Soundman (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sound mixer on a low-budget sci-fi western movie falls in love with an untalented violinist and promises to get her scoring gigs for films.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, love and romance, contests and competitions, romance, drug dealing, artists and showbiz, dark humor, workplace situations, showbiz, hollywood, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 1K
R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: slasher, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, dark humor, crimes, psychopath, mind game, death, student, party, violence, college, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Search and Destroy (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A satire about desperate hustling, pop philosophy and big money.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, american dream, satire, crimes, rivalry, artists and showbiz, media satire, destiny, guru, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.5
 60K
The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: talky, suspense, clever, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, blackmail, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, satire, artists and showbiz, plan gone awry, movie business, death threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: realistic, cynical, suspense, humorous, biting ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, crimes, politics, dark humor, filmmaking, cons and scams, showbiz, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Last Producer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: hollywood, one last chance, showbiz, filmmaking, dishonesty, aging, artists and showbiz, betrayal, film industry, father in law son in law relationship, film producer, movie studio ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.8
 330
Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The problems grow bigger when they discover that the person ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bandit, child in peril, hitman, family relations, disorder, comedy of errors, introspection, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, mistaken identity, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.4
 513
The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, disorder, who done it, serial killer, crimes, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster, filmmaking, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bloody, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cleaning lady, decapitation, dangerous attraction, obsession, dark humor, crimes, investigation, psychopath, bakery, samurai sword ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, dark humor, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crimes, tragedy, accidental death, police, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.8
 400
The Last Word (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A journalist with solid mob connections falls for a stripper with a dark past.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: stripper, prostitute, couples, love affair, introspection, fall in love, betrayal, dishonesty, love and romance, journalism, crimes, person on fire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.4
 2K
Mistress (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, captivating, light, exciting ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, mistress, screenwriter, money, artists and showbiz, dark humor, satire, financier, film producer, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mr. Jack and Sweet Stephen cruise aimlessly through the streets of LA speculating about life, death, divine will and the force of power that predetermines their existence. Mr. Jack attempts to illustrate to his sidekick the delicate and natural ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, dark, offbeat
Plot: murder, police detective, track down, dark humor, police investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, tough law enforcer, crimes, mentally unstable, guilt, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, investigation, mentally unstable, police investigation, crimes, mystery, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, police detective, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Devil's Muse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, hollywood, investigation, mystery, showbiz, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, filmmaking, unsolved crime ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Job (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A guy looking to find employment and marry the love of his life, gets in over his head when a fast-talking temp agent lands him a job.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: unemployment, hopes, gangsters, moral dilemma, crimes, going straight, couples, conspiracy, employer employee relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life is a bitch, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: witty, tense, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, satire, death, hypocrisy, dark humor, crimes, culture clash, liberal, society, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joe Dante directs this story of the glamour, the glitter, the magical allure of Hollywood... and not a speck of it rubs off on Miracle Pictures, where "If it's a good picture, it's a Miracle." This is a hilarious tribute to the ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, filmmaking, showbiz, car accident, rape, factory, miraculous event, disorder, rise to the top, crimes, desire for fame ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.
Style: witty, semi serious, slasher, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, social misfits, vengeance, misfit, crimes, rivalry, breaking point, violence spree, basketball, living with parents, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: realistic, semi serious, parody, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, decapitation, journalism, media, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, social relations, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
 120K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, psychological, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: screenwriter, dark humor, neighbor, hotel, murder, hollywood, showbiz, new job, serial killer, trapped, stranger, backstage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 2K
Hexed (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lowly hotel clerk Matthew Welch stumbles unto a chance to go on a date with supermodel Hexina by pretending he is someone else. But something goes wrong on the date, she tries to kill him! Soon she kills a couple more people, and unfortunately all ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, mistaken identity, disorder, dark humor, manipulation, crimes, investigation, psychopath, dishonesty, femme fatale, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Somebody to Love (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: transvestism, city life, human spirit, social differences, unfulfilled love, self discovery, friendship, celebrity culture, nightlife, showbiz, fall in love, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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In the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Hollywood messenger must endure cruelty and humiliation as he struggles for a chance to succeed. But when he's offered a lucrative opportunity, he must decide between compromising his closest friendship or giving his racist bosses the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, racism, ambition, showbiz, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, human nature, introspection, manipulation, moral dilemma, manager, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 83K
Get Shorty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: mafia, hollywood, debt, producer, drug lord, gambling, gangsters, crimes, cons and scams, satire, money, bully ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, las vegas, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: noir, humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, filmmaker, existentialism, manipulation, chase, school ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, couples, family relations, parents and children, college, dealing with death, student, death of girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.8
 1K
Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: sorority, investigation, murder, mystery, serial killer, riddles and clues, dark humor, protagonist as suspect, college life, reluctant partners, legal, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
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The Paint Job (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Taav's first feature occupies the same setting and psychological territory as David Lynch's visions of small-town America. About a love triangle, involving house painter Wesley (Patton), his boss Willie (Pastorelli) and Willie's ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, performer's life, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, love triangle, couples, sex, neighbor, adultery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters, murder, greed, airport, uncle nephew relationship, dog, dogcatcher, aviation, graffiti ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%