Movies like The Auteur

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The Auteur (2008)
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The Auteur (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: THE AUTEUR follows formerly renowned porn director Arturo Domingo (Five Easy Nieces, Requiem for a Wet Dream) through a bizarre weekend as he receives a lifetime achievement award at a film festival in Portland, OR. Encountering crazed fans, former collaborators, bitter enemies and free-loving hippies, Arturo attempts to put the pieces of his broken career and personal life back together.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, touching, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious, parody
Plot: open marriage, filmmaking, comeback, satire, rise and fall, introspection, sexual relations, showbiz, hopes, aging, unfulfillment, obsession, ex husband ex wife relationship, campfire, rock, ambition, artists and showbiz, elderly, lifestyle, actor's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, movie business, love, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, vietnam, boston, portland oregon, houston texas, ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life and ambition mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like The Auteur: Film Geek (2005), Rid of Me (2011), He's Way More Famous Than You (2013), Not Another Not Another Movie (2011), Twice Upon a Time (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Film Geek (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, friendship, lifestyle, introspection, disorder, workplace situations, looking for love, workplace, workplace romance, computers and web, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsessed fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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Rid of Me (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scathing black comedy of embarrassment that charts the emotional breakdown and rebirth of a woman ripe for self-discovery.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, hopes, dark humor, rejection, punk, misfit, girl power, breakup, divorce, strong female presence, satire, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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79%
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, lifestyle, follow your dream, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, fish out of water, showbiz, misfit, goofy hero, sexual relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, los angeles, usa, california
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72%
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
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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, not serious, realistic, witty, ironic ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, showbiz, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, blind ambition, unfulfillment, downfall, ambition, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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63%
Twice Upon a Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady ...
Style: semi serious, witty, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, lifestyle, aging, screwball, introspection, romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, showbiz, actor's life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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56%
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, parody, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, film within a film, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, satire, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, actor's life, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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53%
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: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, against the odds, filmmaking, love affair, aging, rise and fall, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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51%
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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, nothing goes right, filmmaking, quibbling, couples, strong sexual content, actor's life, porn industry, silly humor, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper. Beloved, sassy Golden Girl Rue McClanahan stars as an unbeloved, depressive stripper who wants to become a ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood, media satire, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, cotton candy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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50%
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She Wants Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, sincere
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, unlikely couple, ambition, couples, once in a lifetime opportunity, fame, college, love, american dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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49%
The Groove Tube (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: tv show, culture clash, showbiz, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, buddies, lifestyle, rise and fall, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky, new york
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48%
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks at the entire process, from the oddball ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: martial arts, rise and fall, rising to stardom, actor's life, filmmaking, against the odds, tv show, showbiz, tragic hero, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
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The Blackout (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rag tag band of idiots on the verge of signing a recording contract is sandbagged by their lead singer, Chas Knopfler, into throwing the mother of all parties the night before they embark on a world tour. Eddie Mesmer, the rhythm guitarist, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: drug abuse, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom, musician's life, music band, ambition, friends, celebrity culture, sexual relations, student life, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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43%
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, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: punk, music band, partners, ambition, buddies, lifestyle, friendship, showbiz, rise and fall, rivalry, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, nothing goes right, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, comedy of errors, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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41%
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: dishonesty, artists and showbiz, prank, gambling, couples, lifestyle, filmmaking, showbiz, stand up comedian, impostor, hollywood, practical joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
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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, funny ...
Plot: rave, lifestyle, introspection, store, nightlife, city life, clubbing, music, satire, humour, business, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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40%
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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, semi serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, nightclub, fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: cynical, witty, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, actor's life, showbiz, paparazzi, filmmaking, private vs public, false accusation, celebrity culture, society, vengeance, journalism, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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39%
Punching the Clown (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical songwriter comes to Los Angeles and puts his life's work in jeopardy.
Style: humorous, satirical, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: showbiz, mistaken identity, rising to stardom, media, ambition, musician's life, farce, overnight success, change of luck, music, disorder, radio dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Road Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his movie and television career has run dry, Bruce Madsen (Adam Carolla) is forced to go back on the road playing one dingy comedy club after another, spending endless nights in budget hotel rooms and always flying coach. Amidst trying to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, road trip, travel, performer's life, artists and showbiz, downfall, showbiz, cross country, unfulfillment, hopes, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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39%
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: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, farce, racism, satire, artists and showbiz, actor's life, misfit, society, interracial relations, filmmaking, dark humor, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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39%
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How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, dark humor, introspection, life is a bitch, odd couple, buddies, couple relations, terminal illness, power relations, partners, teaching the ways of the world, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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39%
Hollywood Sex Wars (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Max, Aaron and Glen have a track record littered with strike-outs and misfit hook-ups. The boys embark on a mission to up their hot babe batting average. They meet Hollywood Casanova Johnny Eyelash who teaches these boys the game of scoring A-list ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sex comedy, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, friends, couples, battle of the sexes, female nudity, marijuana, hipster, trap, buddies, womanizer, teaching the ways of the world, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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37%
Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An aspiring filmmaker learns that success in Hollywood doesn't come as easy as she suspected as she attempts to discover the formula to success. When the guidance of her helpful has-been uncle fails to pave the way, Sarah Wilder must seek the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, lawyer, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, actor's life, satire, grocery store, mayor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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37%
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, biting ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, friends, buddies, showbiz, hollywood, partners, writer's life, desire for fame, love, screenwriter, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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3 Geezers! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it's like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may be off from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: actor's life, elderly, disorder, hollywood, friends, filmmaking, showbiz, retirement home life, artists and showbiz, silly humor, retirement home, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, cynical, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, buddies, partners, film within a film, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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35%
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Let Go (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Walter Dishman, a married and melancholy parole officer, deals with three eccentric ex-convicts who have been placed under his supervision.
Style: humorous, cynical, captivating, light, talky ...
Plot: introspection, love, parole, couples, dull life, dark humor, family relations, society, wooing, warden, love affair, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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