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Development Hell
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, artists and showbiz, hollywood, desire for fame, hopes, director, agent, film industry, fame, film within a film, actor, celebrity, mexican, newspaper headline
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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30 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and semi serious films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, hollywood, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, actor's life and desire for fame mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Development Hell: Breaking & Entering (2013), He's Way More Famous Than You (2013), Entourage (2004), Hollywood Acting Studio (2013), The Jamie Foxx Show (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: Canada
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Audience: teens
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Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Gangsta Rap: The Glockumentary
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 82 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Hollywood Sex Wars
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Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Amelia's 25th
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aspiring actress Amelia begins her 25th birthday by breaking up with her boyfriend, and things only go downhill from there. After visiting a dubious psychic for advice, Amelia sets off on a bizarre adventure to find money for rent and possibly love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: introspection, twentysomething life, romance, hollywood, actor's life, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, artists and showbiz, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Brutal Massacre: A Comedy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Queen of the Lot
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   34%
 

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