Movies like Loins of Punjab Presents

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Loins of Punjab Presents (2007)
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Loins of Punjab Presents (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: India
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A ruthless philantrophist. A bhangra rapper. An over-protected prodigy. A reckless actress. A lovelorn businessman. An entrepreneurial yogi. And a Loin King. Enter a roller-coaster world of seven strangers whose lives collide during a singing contest in a small New Jersey town.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: immigrants, bollywood, ambition, contests and competitions, hotshot hero, artists and showbiz, hip hop culture, lifestyle, indian lead, music, hip hop, gays and lesbians, punjab, singing, song, singer, competition
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new jersey, usa, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about artists and showbiz, ambition, music, lifestyle, musician's life, showbiz and contests and competitions mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Loins of Punjab Presents: Svengali (2013), Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced (2000), Joyful Noise (2012), SBK The-Movie (2014), Down and Out with the Dolls (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Svengali (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: music band, follow your dream, hopes, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, music, music industry, disorder, couples, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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95%
The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a famous band called the Silver Boulders break up, Nat and Alex Wolff go into depression.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, family life, family relations, family, desire for fame, music, buddies, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mockumentary which follows an up-and-coming three-man boyband which suffers a Milli Vanilli inspired media storm just before the release of their first album. Their only hope is to get their act together before the HitAwards Norwegian music awards ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: boy band, musician's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, music band, artists and showbiz, ambition, rehearsal, music, tour, media sensation, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 8K
Joyful Noise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, contests and competitions, musician's life, rivalry, music band, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, unlikely partners, ambition, chorus girl, youth, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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SBK The-Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A film 35 years in the making. One man's journey to become a legend of the Boardwalk by claiming the title of World Champion in the fast paced sport of professional Skeeball.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, boardwalk, arcade, track and field
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: punk, buddies, partners, ambition, music band, artists and showbiz, friendship, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: music, filmmaking, disorder, friends, on the road, rock, music band, lifestyle, performer's life, partners, holy grail, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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88%
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The Bros. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wannabe "gangsta-rappers" resort to a crime spree in order to come up up with ten thousand dollars in order to finance a studio recording session.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, desire for fame, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, juvenile delinquency, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, drug dealing, showbiz, destiny, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Marci X (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, controversial, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, lifestyle, opposites attract, artists and showbiz, tv show, media, music, showbiz, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Bollywood Calling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An alcoholic, cancer-ridden American film-maker decides to produce a Bollywood movie.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, fish out of water, culture clash, actor's life, society, misfit, showbiz, bollywood, love, film industry, unemployment, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recently dumped by his girlfriend, underachiever Alex (O'Nan) embarks on an impromptu road trip with his new bandmate, the eccentric Jim (Michael Weston). By channeling their inner children and giving a new meaning to the term ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: musician's life, music, direction and purpose, odd couple, self discovery, introspection, partners, siblings relations, cross country, unsuccessful, down on your luck, folk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Adventures of Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: youth, contests and competitions, underdog, musician's life, against the odds, working class, rivalry, social misfits, hopes, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new mexico, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Thank God It's Friday (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodore's are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other characters are there to win the dance contest, or to put ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, sexual, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nightclub, disco, follow your dream, youth, artists and showbiz, womanizer, contests and competitions, couples, friends, nightlife, music, dancer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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100% Arabic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie takes place in a poverty-stricken, rent-controlled neighborhood on the outskirts of Paris. Algerian immigrants, many of whom are in France illegally, the place has earned the nickname of "100%Arabica". It's a rough ...
Style: emotional, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: satire, disco, culture clash, immigrants, ghost, artists and showbiz, juvenile delinquency, opposites attract, music band, social decay, hip hop, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 21K
I'm Still Here (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, career change, showbiz, celebrity culture, starting over, actor's life, performer's life, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), music, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, follow your dream, ambition, desire for fame, hidden identity, love and romance, lifestyle, hopes, artists and showbiz, musician's life, celebrity culture, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Fatal (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fatal... c'est Fatal Bazooka, un rappeur bling-bling et hardcore. En fait, un personnage de sketch créé par Michaël Youn dans son show-télé "Morning Live", puis développé dans l'album "T'as vu" vendu à plus ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, witty, realistic
Plot: musician's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, disorder, dishonesty, hip hop, physical appearance, silly humor, theme park
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Once in a Lifetime (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mona Bergström is a sweet eurovision-obsessed woman in her 30's. She is married to a lazy husband and have 4 children, all named after her favorite Swedish eurovision popstars. Her brother is a crossdressing guy selftitled "Candy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, rising to stardom, moral dilemma, showbiz, obsession, contests and competitions, aspiring singer, music, artists and showbiz, fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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American Dreamz (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, desire for fame, white house, terrorism, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, disorder, tv show, satire, head of state, musician's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, ohio, new york, iraq
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63%
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Dance Flick (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hip hop, parody, contests and competitions, youth, dancer's life, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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63%
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Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, ambition, music band, disorder, filmmaking, partners, media, artists and showbiz, buddies, showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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62%
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Habana Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Cuba, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Spanish record producers express interest in Cuban musicians Ruy and Tito, the longtime friends are faced with the prospect of leaving their loved ones behind. After years of hoping and dreaming, they've finally earned the opportunity to ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: musician's life, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, music band, friends, artists and showbiz, music, immigrants, relationship vs career, moral dilemma, latin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, usa, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, contests and competitions, museum, feminist, steroids, rock paper scissors
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, showbiz, performer's life, dull life, rivalry, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, friends ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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58%
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Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.
Style: rough, realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, actor's life, contests and competitions, hollywood, filmmaking, rise to the top, ambition, artists and showbiz, downfall, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
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White T (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rapping twins Herbert (Jerod Mixon) and Henry (Jamal Mixon) get a shot at stardom when they purchase a prize-winning T-shirt that lands them a chance to perform alongside a hip-hop legend, but they find their dreams going up in flames when their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: ambition, rivalry, twins, society, hip hop, contests and competitions, social misfits, adventurer, comedy duo, urban setting, performance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 4K
Cape No. 7 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Aga, a band singer, returns to Hengchun with frustration. Tomoko is a Japanese model assigned to organize a local warm-up band for the Japanese super star beach concert. Together with other five ordinary Hengchun residents who were not expected to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, disorder, contests and competitions, music, underdog, love and romance, musician's life, music band, audition, model, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, contests and competitions, power relations, artists and showbiz, underdog, athlete and trainer, music, dancing, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Marigold (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Marigold Lexton, an American actress who gets stranded in Mumbai and lands a minor role in a Bollywood musical. She meets Prem, the film's choreographer, and undergoes a personal transformation as she experiences ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, showbiz, love triangle, looking for love, workplace romance, fall in love, love affair, bollywood, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Happy Life (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: New York Tunez, an all techno record store, is going under. The owner, Keith, a down and out trance DJ, struggles to cope with the changing cultural climate. In a final effort to save the store he organizes a rave. Unfortunately, 2009 is a far cry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: rave, introspection, lifestyle, music, clubbing, nightlife, city life, satire, store, urban, house
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%