Movies like Hits

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Hits
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talentless teen will do anything to get on TV's "The Voice." Meanwhile, her father, a municipal worker, creates an uproar when a video of his rants at City Hall goes viral.
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, dark humor, realistic, cynical
Plot: media satire, small town, media, celebrity culture, computers and web, society, viral video, talent, fame, teenager, delusion, youtube, internet, courtroom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Hits

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and biting films with plots about society, media, media satire, lifestyle, dishonesty, disorder and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Hits: Reality (2012), Trust Me (2013), The Perfect Dictatorship (2014), The Falling (2010), Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Reality
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if ...
Style: bleak, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
Plot: losing-it hero, human nature, obsession, media satire, tv show, life turned upside down, media, society, disorder, power of media, audition, non professional cast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, southern italy, naples italy, rome italy
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Trust Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: desire for fame, starlet, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, prodigy, intrigue, celebrity culture, rivalry, youth, nemesis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   96%
 
The Perfect Dictatorship
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: media satire, political corruption, dishonesty, media, state affairs, journalism, manipulations, political intrigue, campaign, tv station, corrupt politician, radical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   97%
 
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The Falling
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natha a poor farmer from Peepli village in the heart of rural India is about to lose his plot of land due to an unpaid bank loan. A quick fix to the problem is the a government program that aids the families of indebted farmers who have committed ...
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: down on your luck, family life, society, family relations, nothing goes right, media, media satire, life is a bitch, disorder, media circus, debt, bureaucracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   80%
 
Lisa Picard Is Famous
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: actor's life, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, workplace situations, filmmaking, love and romance, media, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   79%
 
The Second Civil War
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, futuristic, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, journalism, immigrants, betrayal, white house, chaos and mayhem, culture clash, media satire, political unrest, civil war, illegal immigration, campaign ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, middle east, usa, pakistan, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   80%
 
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Mistress
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: semi serious, talky, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, hollywood, artists and showbiz, writer's life, money, screenwriter, mistress, writing, media, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
Archie's Final Project
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, rock, introspection, high school, obsession, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, suicide, misfit, youth, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
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Kill Your Darlings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A desperate young writer is lured on a wild ride through the desert by a mysterious woman in this darkly comic take on the all-American road trip. Along the way they cross paths with a hapless mobster, a 6 foot transvestite and a lovesick housewife, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gangsters, on the road, hollywood, kidnapping, hitman, desert, crimes, supportive spouse, writer's life, looking for love, celebrity culture, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
 3.9
 262
The Love Guide
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: tv show, farm, couples, blind ambition, suburbs, manipulations, innocence lost, couple relations, culture clash, family business, family in crisis, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
 7.9
 441
Starved
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: eating disorder, sitcom, obsession, support group, friendship, cooking and food, thirtysomething life, hopes, friends, social misfits, singleness, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
 6.2
 8K
The Details
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.
Style: semi serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic, humorous
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, suburbs, life turned upside down, under the surface, dishonesty, raccoon, murder, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
God Bless America
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: dark humor, talky, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: depression, violence, stupidity, politics, vigilante, anti heroes, murder, reality tv, misfit partners, violent, murderous pair, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
Tanner on Tanner
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: fighting the system, politics, government agency, head of state, journalism, media satire, political conspiracy, filmmaking, campaign, artists and showbiz, media, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
Men, Women & Children
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, interesting, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, internet, depression, video game, virginity, sexuality, parents and children, teenagers, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
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Pardon
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when they are mistaken as members of a terrorist organization. Ibrahim's fear of uniforms makes him runaway whenever he sees one. Because of this, ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, prison, false accusation, mistaken identity, wrongfully committed, confined, dishonesty, life is a bitch, friends, down on your luck, prison life, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   39%
 
 6.2
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Hi, Mom!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vietnam vet John Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwhich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession with making films leads ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: politics, terrorism, obsession, village, artists and showbiz, babies and infants, goofy hero, pornography, manipulations, opposites attract, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: asia, usa, vietnam, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tommy is a vacuum cleaner salesman gripped by the fever of closing the deal. He lives on puffa rice stored in his glove compartment, listens to motivation tapes of his own voice shouting 'Sell, sell, fucking sell' and his punters are up to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: realism, odd couple, blind ambition, moral dilemma, teaching the ways of the world, working class, workplace situations, fish out of water, ambition, partners, society, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
 6.4
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Pecker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.
Style: humorous, not serious, biting, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: art, photographer, artist, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, media satire, homeless, obsession, art gallery, gallery, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 7.1
 375
Unscripted
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unscripted is the on going tales of three out of work actors navigating the rough terrain of Los Angeles. In a land where the universal word for actors is "No", Unscripted takes a look at these three kind souls just trying to survive. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media satire, media, lifestyle, actor, actress, aspiring actor, audition, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
 5.5
 275
Showboy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christian Taylor, a writer on hit TV series Six Feet Under, is being profiled by a British documentary crew when he's sacked, though he doesn't know they've overheard the firing. They follow him to Las Vegas, where he is ostensibly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, unlikely couple, celebrity culture, gender bending, media satire, tv show, nightlife, showbiz, workplace situations, filmmaking, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
Boppin' at the Glue Factory
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, cynical
Plot: drugs/alcohol, addiction, retirement home, dishonesty, golden years, against the rules, cons and scams, drug abuse, retirement home life, workplace situations, elderly, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A teen movie star attempts to overcome her addition to alcohol and salvage what's left of her career after passing out on the red carpet at her big Hollywood premiere and being sent to recover with her upbeat aunt in Indiana. Morgan Carter (Jo ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: actor's life, rehabilitation, showbiz, small town, small town life, artists and showbiz, youth, celebrity culture, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 5.7
 613
Say Uncle
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, false accusation, small town, small town life, suburbs, suburban life, gender, social relations, obsession, godparent, lifestyle, gay lead character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
 6.0
 5K
Dark Horse
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Abe is a man who is in his thirties and who lives with his parents. He works regretfully for his father while pursuing his hobby of collecting toys. Aware that his family doesn't think highly of him, he tries to spark a relationship with ...
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: looking for love, down on your luck, nothing goes right, family life, toy store, backgammon, mentally unstable, parents and children, thirtysomething life, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
Struck by Lightning
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being struck and killed by lightning, a young man recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine.
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, small town life, teenage life, small town, ambition, youth, best friends, electrocution, lightning, dead boy, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: life turned upside down, small town, family relations, disorder, store, cafe, self discovery, parents and children, cons and scams, hoax, miraculous event, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
Dying of Laughter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, nightclub, buddies, rise to the top, media satire, reunion, workplace situations, friends, dead, fame, burial ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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Frownland
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: social misfits, misfit, suburbs, buddies, urban, fall in love, city life, love and romance, society, friends, lifestyle, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
Fish in a Barrel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, crime, heist, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
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