Movies like The Woman in the Septic Tank

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The Woman in the Septic Tank (2011)
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The Woman in the Septic Tank (2011)
Original name: Ang Babae sa Septic Tank
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Mila, a mother from the slums, who out of desperation to survive, has sold her child to a pedophile.
Style: humorous, surreal, captivating, light, entertaining, offbeat, realistic, neorealism, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, artists and showbiz, society, daydreamer, artist, actress, arrogance, film set, neo realism, parody, child, money, car, pedophile, singing, security guard, elevator, poverty, robbery, coffee, mansion, caucasian, facebook, street life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, light and captivating films with plots about artists and showbiz, filmmaking, disorder, film within a film, society, showbiz and actor's life mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Woman in the Septic Tank: Maestro (2014), Holyman Undercover (2010), My Amnesia Girl (2010), To Wed or Not (2011), He's Way More Famous Than You (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maestro (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, self discovery, actor, film within a film, love, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, actor's life, female director, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 5th century
Place: france, europe, venice
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95%
Kevin Pollak: The Littlest Suspect (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: THE LITTLEST SUSPECT is the third one hour stand-up special by Kevin Pollak. Although best known for his award-winning work as an actor in over sixty films (A Few Good Men, Casino and The Usual Suspects), Kevin started out as a stand-up comedian, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: prank, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, gambling, filmmaking, lifestyle, couples, showbiz, impostor, practical joke, hollywood, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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66%
Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, fame, tv star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My Amnesia Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Apollo finds himself surrounded by friends who are beginning to settle down, he is faced with the possibility of finding his true love. It all boils down to one name: Irene. It must be fate then, when he once again sees Irene, his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: memory loss, romance, breakup, cons and scams, haunted by the past, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, apology, lie, friendship, love and romance, couples, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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To Wed or Not (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Toni and Uge play close cousins in this movie. One is trying to end her marriage and the other trying to get married. Together they will discover and rediscover the most important lessons on staying married and getting married.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: husband wife relationship, reunion, marriage proposal, marital separation, love and romance, couples, society, friendship, overseas worker, flashback, karaoke, basketball ...
Place: the philippines
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59%
Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Standup special filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
Style: humorous, dark humor, talky, witty, captivating ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, filmmaking, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, hollywood, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Pastor Shepherd (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tale of a down-on-his-luck freeze-dried-pet-salesman and his journey to become the first-ever-cyber-evangelist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: clergy, on the road, pets, society, mistaken identity, road trip, evangelist, preacher, televangelist, neighbor, unemployment, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I'm Smiling (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Hollywood, Look I m Smiling is a laugh-out-loud and insightful comedy concert starring Mad TV s break-out star Aries Spears. Spears is in rare form as he tackles controversial topics such as political correctness , the Hollywood establishment and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Status: It's Complicated! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie is inspired by the 1979 classic sexy-comedy film Salawahan directed by Ishmael Bernal whom originally stars Rita Gomez, Mat Ranillo, Jay Ilagan, Rio Locsin, Sandy Andolong, and Bonching Miraflor.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, buddies, womanizer, fall in love, friends, switching roles, wooing, restaurant, lifestyle, nanny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Reality (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wanna-be director is given 48 hours by a producer to find the best groan of pain, worthy of an Oscar, as the only condition to back his film.
Style: humorous, mind bending, surreal, absurd, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, race against time, artists and showbiz, disorder, film producer, surrealism, nightmare, award ceremony, media, chases and races, sleeping in a car, sleeping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Love Shack (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family of adult film stars reunites for a memorial porn shoot following the death of legendary producer Mo Saltzman. Along the way, the film's hapless director must contend with dueling divas, bickering couples, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, filmmaking, nothing goes right, actor's life, quibbling, couples, strong sexual content, porn industry, film within a film, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Brother's Justice (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Motivated by Box Office statistics, Dax Shepard has made a decision to leave comedy to pursue his dream of becoming an international Martial Arts action star.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, film within a film, follow your dream, buddies, partners, actor's life, artists and showbiz, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Basic Sanitation, the Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When they discover their town lacks funding for a sewage system, Brazilian villagers decide to make a short sci-fi monster movie about the problem.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, lifestyle, friends, filmmaking, village life, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, film within a film, village, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this non- stop hilarious ride we follow a struggling Movie Studio that is willing to do anything to make a buck even if it means ruining its reputation, and running the Movie Industry into the ground. This film has everything that an audience ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, ironic ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, showbiz, media satire, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, unfulfillment, ambition, downfall, nothing goes right, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Casting Couch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desperate to meet new girls, six down-on-their-luck guys come up with the ultimate plan to hook up - cast a fake movie. When tons of hot chicks show up for the audition, it's a matter of who's willing to go the farthest to get the part.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, buddies, disorder, filmmaking, cons and scams, film within a film, hollywood, casting couch, audition, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
All About Actresses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, actor's life, midlife crisis, love and romance, actress, film producer, money, film within a film, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Delicate Art of Parking (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An absurd comedy about a Parking Enforcement Officer, who - despite constant abuse from the public - finds truth, honour and serenity in the act of ticketing. His religious devotion to the work is challenged however, when his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, obsession, filmmaking, workplace, escapades, police, interview, filmmaker, rivalry, obsessive quest, cameraman, street ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dying Beyond Their Means (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isaki Lacuesta presents a social satire in which five common or garden citizens, from a country pretty much identical to our own, see their lives ripped apart by the economic crisis. With nothing more to lose, they come up with a crazy plan to save ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mental illness, satire, social decay, disorder, society, rivalry, mental institution, anti heroes, misfit, anti hero, social misfits, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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42%
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Dirty Bomb (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lissu on 28-vuotias nuori nainen, joka työskentelee levy-yhtiön pr-managerina. Elokuvan alussa Lissu käy kehityskeskustelun esimiehensä, dramaattisen mogulin Martin Bakkan kanssa. Palkankorotusta odottava Lissu järkyttyy pahoin, kun Martin ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, music, pop culture, record company, marketing, business, rise to the top, youth, teenage life, pony, unemployment office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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40%
Kimmy Dora and the Temple of Kiyeme (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film will focus before the birth of the twins. It was a set-up arranged marriage for their father Don Luisito Go Dong Hae played by Ariel Ureta to a lady with Korean Sang Kang Kang played by Alodia Gosiengfiao. Go Dong Hae refuses to marry and ...
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, contemplative, exciting
Plot: ghost, vengeful ghost, curse, hospital, proposal, interracial relations, marriage, revenge, helicopter, temple, elevator, millionaire ...
Place: the philippines, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, showbiz, couples, artists and showbiz, rehearsal, actor's life, nothing goes right, buddies, couple relations, disorder, director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
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38%
Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bubbles and the other boys get a letter from a TPB fan club president in Minneapolis, Minnesota to do a live show at the State Theatre for Christmas. Ricky goes along with it to make nice with Santa Jesus God after a rough-up the previous year, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: buddies, friends, disorder, misfit, crimes, society, christmas, show, life is a bitch, social misfits
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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For Your Consideration (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, talky, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, film within a film, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, satire, actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Reality & Stuff (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: COMEDY/MOCKUMENTARY - (2005) CAN'T GET TOO MUCH REALITY TV? CAN'T GET ENOUGH REALITY TV? You know the drill! Eight strangers are chosen to live in a house and have their lives recorded.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: disorder, media satire, media, artists and showbiz, friends, sexism, voyeurism, emotional manipulation, flirting, gay slur, resort, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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38%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, follow your dream, couples, ambition, showbiz, romance, best friends, love and romance, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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37%
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Demo Reel (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: Antics from a film crew as they attempt to remake movies, claiming that they can make them better.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: media, artists and showbiz, parody, filmmaking, silly humor, stupidity, film within a film, backstage, immaturity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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37%
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Vulgaria (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Struggling movie producer To Wai-Cheung (Chapman To) is hardly able to make ends meet, yet his daughter (Fiona Sit) hopes to one day sees him being interviewed on TV. In order to fulfill his daughter's dream, he meets Tyrannosaurus (Ronald ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: showbiz, starlet, artists and showbiz, disorder, filmmaking, sexual perversion, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, porn
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Trevor Noah: African American (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Internationally acclaimed comedian Trevor Noah challenges the status quo through his unique perspective, breaking down cultural flaws on all sides and finding our mutual connections with laughter. Born a mixed-race child in South Africa under ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, suspense, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: racism, fish out of water, culture clash, disorder, society, artists and showbiz, stand up comedian, friendship, misfit, theater, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south africa
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34%
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Route 30 (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 3 interconnecting stories set along the Lincoln Highway in South Central Pennsylvania.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, offbeat ...
Plot: urban legend, farm, society, introspection, small town, amish, adventure, writers, friendship, moving, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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