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Development Hell (2013)
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Development Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The story of a failed director and his hodgepodge crew as they search, in vain, for fame and success in the crazy world of Hollywood.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, director, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, hopes, agent, actor, celebrity, mexican, fame, newspaper headline, film within a film, film industry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and biting films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, hollywood, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, actor's life and desire for fame mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Development Hell: Breaking & Entering (2013), Hollywood Acting Studio (2013), He's Way More Famous Than You (2013), Demo Reel (2012), Knocking on Doors (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Breaking & Entering is an independent series about three friends seeking to enter Hollywood by breaking their backs working as assistants. B&E is based on and inspired by the lives of industry assistants who live and work in REAL HOLLYWOOD ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, buddies, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, hopes, personal assistant, breaking and entering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Hollywood Acting Studio (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: "Hollywood Acting Studio" follows Professor LaFrange, a failed Hollywood hopeful, and his attempts to teach "blockbuster cinema acting" to his community college acting class. LaFrange teaches his class the secrets to auditioning, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, college, desire for fame, follow your dream, college life, ambition, hopes, theater, ensemble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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, realistic
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, desire for fame, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, showbiz, filmmaking, hopes, lifestyle, fame, celebrity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Demo Reel (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Antics from a film crew as they attempt to remake movies, claiming that they can make them better.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: parody, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, immaturity, stupidity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tracey Ullman's comedy special features the one-and-only 'Ruby Romaine'--the memorable character from HBO's 'Tracey Takes On.' After an illustrious career, veteran Hollywood makeup artist Ruby has decided to call it ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, showbiz, makeup artist, lifestyle, trailer, television, celebrity, alcohol
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Knocking on Doors (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Times are tough, and Louise Bice, a writer/actress/dog walker/contributor to an obscure dance blog, is forced to take a job that calls for a giant leap out of her comfort zone and into what lurks behind the closed doors of Los Angeles. Like ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, dog walker, actress
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, goofy hero, desire for fame, follow your dream, innocence lost, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, misfit, rising to stardom, fall in love, sexual relations, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Movie Nights (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: A peppy young woman looks at obscure movies and criticizes them accordingly. Unlike many movie reviewers, Lupa has a much more positive approach and doesn't get angry nearly as often, despite how bad many of the movies are.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: critic, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, sarcasm, redhead, irony, internet, sexual humor, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, redheaded woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, family business, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, hollywood, aspiring actor, workplace, performer's life, wooing, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Malibu Country (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Her life reads like a country music tune: her husband cheated on her and spent all of their money, and after she gets mad, she's going to get even.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, country, starting over, parents and children, aspiring singer, family, single mother, country music, family relations, musician's life, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Real Rob (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Centers around comedian Rob Schneider's real life while living in Hollywood.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: couple relations, sitcom, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couples, hollywood, movie star
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.1
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, tv show, actress, actor, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bad Movie Beatdown (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, talky, witty ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, journalism, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Halfway Home (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Halfway Home is an American comedy series that aired on Comedy Central in Spring 2007. On its official website, Halfway Home is described as an "improvised half-hour show featuring the daily exploits of five ex-cons living together in a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Chelsea Handler Show (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Chelsea Handler Show is an American sketch comedy series that aired on the E! television network. The series starred Chelsea Handler and featured skits that mocked the entertainment industry, spoofed celebrities, television, the elderly, and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, biting, realistic, witty
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Introducing "Barely Famous": a docu-style comedy series. This show explores the hypocrisy of reality TV by centering around two sisters who say they would never do a reality show, but are being filmed by a camera crew. Over the course of ...
Style: biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 379
Unscripted (2005)
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, biting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, golden years, retirement home, prank, retirement home life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, elderly, buddies, filmmaking, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, humorous, realistic
Plot: college, hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, desire for fame, ambition, hopes, couples, once in a lifetime opportunity, lifestyle, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Complete Works (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: actor's life, ambition, shakespeare, geek, actor, rivalry, artists and showbiz, underdog, hopes, passionate interest, theater
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Zach hires a camera crew to film him throughout his daily life as a part of his quest to become an over-night celebrity - even though he possesses no real talent. From Zach's attempts to become a celebrity chef or a ring-tone recording artist ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 210
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, student film
Plot: buddies, desire for fame, hollywood, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, writer's life, innocence lost, friendship, partners, friends, renewed love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 802
Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, media satire, physical appearance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, hypocrisy, comeback, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 314
The Business (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Business is a Canadian television series, which airs on The Movie Network in Canada and IFC in the United States. The plot of the show centres on Vic Morgan, an adult film director of a low-budget softcore pornographic series similar to Girls ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, showbiz, filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, underdog, desire for fame, friendship, parents and children, partners, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%