Movies and TV shows like Big Train

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Big Train (1998)
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Big Train (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not involved, aired in 2002.
Style: surreal, humorous, clever, realistic, witty, not serious, parody, offbeat
Plot: comedian, disorder, silly humor, satire, british, absurd humor, surrealism, irreverence, absurdism, social satire, joke, actress playing multiple roles, british tv, british humour
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Big Train

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and realistic films and TV series with plots about disorder, satire, comedian, silly humor, joke, british humour and social satire mostly in Comedy, Music and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Big Train: Jam (2000), Smack the Pony (1999), A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987), The Fast Show (1994), The Birthday Boys (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jam (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A collection of bleakly dark comedy sketches pushing the boundaries of taste, decency and television in general, shot using new and different techniques and fading slowly in and out of each other against a slow musical soundtrack. Regular themes ...
Style: surreal, cynical, not serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: postmodernism, social satire, absurdism, irreverence, society, disorder, dark humor, politically correct, surrealism, craziness, satire, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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Smack the Pony (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Smack the Pony is a British sketch comedy show that ran from 1999 until 2003 on Channel 4. The main performers on the show were Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan, and Sally Phillips. There were also regular appearances from Sarah Alexander, Darren Boyd, ...
Style: cynical, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: strong female presence, sexism, social misfits, gender, battle of the sexes, satire, female protagonist, british, fast talker, late night, comedienne, english ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995. It ran for four series and ...
Style: witty, clever, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: musician, comedian, yuppie, media, artists and showbiz, silly humor, satire, absurdism, british, social satire, joke, monologue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
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The Fast Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Fast Show is a multi BAFTA award winning sketch comedy show written and produced by Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson.
Style: not serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: disorder, silly humor, misfit, nothing goes right, british, comedian, joke, british tv, actress playing multiple roles, british humour
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Birthday Boys (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series ...
Style: realistic, humorous, surreal, not serious, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, absurdism, comedian, surrealism, irreverence, joke, silly humor, satire, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures Of Noel And His Friends Smooth, Andy Warhol And Dolly.
Style: not serious, experimental, surreal, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: silly humor, disorder, makeover, surrealism, satire, police, butler, gym teacher, postmodernism, imaginary, profanity, knife wound
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Brass Eye (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Controversial spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.
Style: parody, biting, cynical, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, satire, fake news report, current affairs, celebrity, controversy, figment, campaign, notoriety, media coverage, reporter, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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Upright Citizens Brigade (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Upright Citizens Brigade is an improvisational comedy and sketch comedy group that emerged from Chicago's ImprovOlympic in 1990. The most recent incarnation consists of Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. The original ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, parody, odd ...
Plot: comedian, chaos, silly humor, squad, disorder, chaos and mayhem, bomb squad, religion, insanity, absurdism, social satire, irreverence ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: satire, silly humor, news, disorder, media satire, media, artists and showbiz, entertainment, british, tv news, fake news report, political satire ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: parody, suspense, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: promiscuity, cross dressing, disorder, media, artists and showbiz, gender, showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, satire, celebrity impersonation, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Harry Hill's TV Burp (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Harry Hill's TV Burp is a British television comedy programme that ran for 11 years from 2001 to 2012. It was produced by Avalon Television for ITV and hosted by comedian Harry Hill. The show presents a look at the week's television, ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: tv show, media satire, entertainment, satire, media, joke, british, comedian, fight, british humour, archive footage, studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
CollegeHumor Originals (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, parody, feel good ...
Plot: disorder, silly humor, workplace situations, computers and web, workplace, boss, satire, joke, stand up comedian, comedian, social satire, irreverence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: sitcom, surreal, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, guest, uninvited guest, domestic disturbance, silly humor, british humour, indoor, bug
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Rutland Weekend Television (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rutland Weekend Television was a television sketch show on BBC2, written by Eric Idle with music by Neil Innes. Two series were broadcast, the first consisting of six episodes in 1975, the second of seven in 1976. A Christmas special also aired on ...
Style: parody, cynical, witty, clever, surreal ...
Plot: showbiz, tv show, rock, artists and showbiz, music, media satire, disorder, silly humor, media, music band, fictional band, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england
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42%
At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions, in association with Rediffusion London. Transmitted on Britain's ITV network during 1967 and 1968, it brought Cambridge Footlights humour to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, witty, parody ...
Plot: satire, workplace situations, couple relations, human nature, media satire, friends, social relations, workplace, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, media ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1948, 1940s
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The State (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The State is a half-hour sketch-comedy television show, originally broadcast in the USA on MTV between December 17, 1993, and July 1, 1995. The show combined bizarre characters and scenarios to present sketches that won the favor of its target ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, farce, comedian, homosexual, cross dressing, fish out of water, cult, agent, sexual content, graphic violence, silly humor, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, talented, actor, society, artists and showbiz, counterculture, social relations, social satire, stand up comedian, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll. Kroll, John Levenstein, and Jonathan Krisel serve as the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 16, 2013, on the ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, comedian, live performance, impersonation, pop culture, absurd humor, social satire, joke, basketball, disorder, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Benny Hill Show (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Benny Hill Show is a British comedy television show that starred Benny Hill and aired in various incarnations between 15 January 1955 and 30 May 1991 in over 140 countries. The show focused on sketches that were full of slapstick, mime, parody, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, chase, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, silly humor, promiscuity, disorder, dirty old man, celebrity culture, showbiz, cult ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
TV show
Story: That Mitchell and Webb Look is a British television sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Shown on BBC Two since 2006, its first two series were directed by David Kerr, who also directed Mitchell and Webb's previous television ...
Style: not serious, humorous, clever, parody, suspense ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, workplace, media, friends, disorder, coworker, partners, absurdism, comedian, satire, silly humor, gay slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: cynical, parody, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, disorder, ethnic, family relations, suburbs, family life, suburban life, working class, eccentric family, immigrants, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, punjab, india
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40%
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Snuff Box (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Snuff Box is a BBC Three British dark comedy starring and written by Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher with additional material by Nick Gargano. It first aired on Monday 27 February 2006. Both actors use their real names for their main characters. Berry ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: friends, social relations, silly humor, comedian, dimwit, intelligence, satire, execution, womanizer, absurdism, executioner, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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39%
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, farce, misfit, workplace problem, salesman, uptight character, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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38%
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Human Giant (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Human Giant is a sketch comedy show on MTV, starring writer/performers Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and directed primarily by Jason Woliner. The show ran for two seasons. In interviews, the group has mentioned that they were offered a third ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, parody, odd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, comedian, mishap, disorder, friends, buddies, dark humor, agent, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, joke, irreverence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, america
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36%
The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: A Victorian comedy adventure in the style of Charles Dickens following shop owner Jedrington Secret-Past. Jedrington teams up with a seemingly charming new business partner, Harmswell Grimstone. As the Secret-Past family's fortunes rise, it ...
Style: parody, realistic, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Plot: silly humor, family life, family relations, escapades, disorder, holiday, christmas, confined, secret, debt, owner, charles dickens ...
Time: victorian era
Place: europe, london, england
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35%
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, biting, not serious, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: satire, insanity, stupidity, weirdo, monty python, cross dressing, rock, media satire, accountant, fish out of water, cult, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fool Britannia (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fool Britannia is a hidden camera sketch series which has aired since 1 September 2012 on ITV. Fool Britannia sees Dom Joly surprising unexpected members of the public with pranks. The first series aired for eight episodes. The second series is ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: prank, silly humor, dishonesty, hidden identity, disorder, practical joke, hidden camera, reality, disguise
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: not serious, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: goofy hero, workplace, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, workplace situations, recording studio, newscaster, radio show, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: comedian, lifestyle, working class, youth, workplace situations, workplace, best friends, social misfits, society, farce, teenage life, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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The Eric Andre Show (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: A comedic talk show from an alternate reality featuring unstable hosts, a variety of celebrities—both real and fake—and unusual studio action.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: hidden camera, stream of consciousness, disorder, comedian, talk show, celebrity impersonation, practical joke, guest, surrealism, absurd humor, celebrity guests, late night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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33%