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Party Down
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs while hoping for their break or some positive change in their lives.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical
Plot: sitcom, ambition, hopes, disorder, workplace, desire for fame, friendship, workplace situations, partners, artists and showbiz, friends, hollywood, aspiring actor, comedian, actor, party, wannabe, hapless, guest, petty job, humiliation, staff, actress, musician, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
Comedy
USA
28 min.
 8.7
Peep Show
Comedy
UK
25 min.
 8.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films and TV series with plots about friends, artists and showbiz, workplace, disorder, sitcom, friendship and lifestyle mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Party Down: I'm Alan Partridge (1997), 30 Rock (2006), The Jamie Foxx Show (1996), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Peep Show (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Audience: teens
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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