Movies and TV shows like Action 1999

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Action (1999)
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Action (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and sometimes hostile look at Hollywood culture. Thirteen episodes were produced. The show was created by Chris Thompson and the show runner was Don Reo. Future Saturday Night Live cast member Will Forte was the story editor for twelve episodes, and wrote two.
Style: clever, humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, not serious, biting, sitcom
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, satire, agent, dark humor, heroes, lifestyle, nothing goes right, sleazy, disorder, workplace, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, violence, prostitution, financier, screenwriter, producer, gay slur, sexism, limousine driver, movie business, film producer, controversy, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, beverly hills

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Most similar movies to Action

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, satire, lifestyle, workplace, disorder, media and showbiz mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Action: The Larry Sanders Show (1992), LateLine (1998), Easy to Assemble (2008), Hijacking Hollywood (1997), Development Hell (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: parody, sitcom, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: workplace, tv show, showbiz, producer, satire, writers, nothing goes right, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, media, media satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: parody, humorous, clever, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, media, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, actor's life, disorder, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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84%
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: sitcom, suspense, biting, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, satire, friends, workplace situations, rise to the top, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, celebrity culture, politics, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Easy to Assemble (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Easy to Assemble is a Webseries created by and starring Illeana Douglas, and sponsored by furniture store IKEA. Douglas plays a fictional version of herself trying to quit acting and work a "real job" at the IKEA in Burbank, CA. She soon ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, cynical, offbeat
Plot: lifestyle, showbiz, workplace, actor's life, unsupportive friend, hopes, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, disorder, fish out of water, best friends, support group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, satire, disorder, hijacking, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, cons and scams, vengeance, dishonesty, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Two 'thirty-something' women's willful ignorance, fleeting confidence, poor judgment and self-loathing constantly get in the way of their success.
Style: humorous, cynical, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, friendship, desire for fame, showbiz, movie business, unsuccessful, boss and employee, ambition, agent, producer, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Development Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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, captivating, cult film
Plot: filmmaking, director, hollywood, desire for fame, hopes, artists and showbiz, agent, film industry, fame, film producer, celebrity, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, witty, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media satire, media, tv show, silly humor, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, journalism, talk show host, talk show, backstage, television studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tracey Takes On... is a sketch comedy series starring comedienne Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons on HBO and was commissioned after the success of the 1993 comedy special "Tracey Ullman Takes on New York." Each episode focuses ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: family relations, disorder, charity, couples, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, satire, showbiz, social differences, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: backstage, satire, actor, actress, tv show, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, rivalry, artists and showbiz, starlet, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boris (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: backstage, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, intern, workplace, producer, director, tv show, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, media satire, showbiz, media, celebrity culture, hollywood, hypocrisy, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, workplace, misfit partners, partners, satire, disorder, friends, family relations, family life, working class, workplace situations, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: taxi, friends, buddies, state affairs, society, workplace, lifestyle, city life, old man, taxi driver, bar, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, death, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Movers & Shakers (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, filmmaking, down on your luck, media satire, singleness, showbiz, hollywood, celebrity culture, road not taken, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, disorder, artists and showbiz, media, workplace situations, recording studio, newscaster, radio show, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, biting, captivating ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, backstage, workplace, celebrity culture, media satire, self involved, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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So NoTORIous (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Notorious, sometimes stylized So NoTORIous, is an American sitcom on VH1, loosely based on the life of actress Tori Spelling. The series debuted on April 2, 2006 and despite lasting only ten episodes, received substantial acclaim from critics.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: celebrity culture, performer's life, hollywood, filmmaking, social relations, media satire, artists and showbiz, love and romance, down on your luck, friends, famous, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ned and Stacey (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage of convenience, disorder, promotion, odd couple, love and romance, initially antagonists, lifestyle, arranged marriage, couple relations, advertising, married couple, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, hotel, showbiz, friendship, physical appearance, workplace romance, couples, love and romance, buddies, performer's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m. opposite ABC's popular television shows Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. The show was ...
Style: realistic, not serious, suspense, exciting, biting ...
Plot: satire, variety show, media, society, performer's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, disorder, interracial relations, stereotypes, singer, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: satire, media satire, society, artists and showbiz, state affairs, politics, joke, media, disorder, celebrity culture, british, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: writer's life, best friends, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, dull life, boss and employee, office, supportive coworker, singleness, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, cynical, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, couple relations, writer's life, producer, tv show, womanizer, television, success, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: sitcom, suspense, witty, biting, not serious ...
Plot: satire, media, lesbian, boss, reporter, advertising, tv show, workplace, politically correct, workplace situations, media satire, political humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Beer (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.
Style: suspense, not serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, shrewd, farce, buddies, heroes, media, workplace, friends, disorder, workplace situations, media satire, beer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
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Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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: parody, captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, satire, tv show, disorder, media satire, looking for love, family relations, love and romance, showbiz, hollywood, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
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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, comedy of errors, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, nothing goes right, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, the show's executive producer.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: fashion, journalism, workplace, office, parents and children, roommate, journal, secretary, family relations, lifestyle, workplace situations, model ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%