Movies and TV shows like Party Down

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Party Down (2009)
 8.2
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Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, cynical, realistic, odd
Plot: actor, party, comedian, ambition, desire for fame, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, partners, team, coworker, disorder, staff, hollywood, deadend life, musician, writers, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz, actress, humiliation, weirdo, wannabe, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Party Down

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, friends, artists and showbiz, disorder, friendship and showbiz mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Party Down: Community (2009), 30 Rock (2006), The Office (2005), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Extras (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, sitcom, not serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, geek, friends, student life, hardcase students, social relations, college, friendship, lifestyle change, uptight character, immature, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: sitcom, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, showbiz, tv show, actor, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, workplace situations, verbal byplay, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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67%
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The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: talky, not serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, salesman, workplace, job, workplace situations, promotion, love and romance, rivals, staff, coworker, career, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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60%
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: mishap, antisocial behavior, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, social misfits, nothing goes right, buddies, showbiz, actress, actor, career ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, lifestyle, best friends, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, popularity, unsuccessful, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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44%
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Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: airport, family relations, workplace, siblings relations, friendship, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, waiter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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37%
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George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: family relations, factory worker, factory, society, single parent, workplace, disorder, ethnic, friends, promotion, unsupportive coworkers, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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37%
Clark and Michael (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Clark and Michael is a CBS Internet television series created by and starring Clark Duke and Michael Cera. The series takes the form of a mockumentary following Duke and Cera's ambitions to write and sell a pilot for a television series.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, friendship, producer, tv show, television, ambition, showbiz, partners, artists and showbiz, naivete, team, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: hotel, family business, friends, workplace situations, wooing, workplace romance, performer's life, love and romance, workplace, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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34%
 7.8
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Pastewka (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Pastewka is a German television sitcom that began airing on German TV channel Sat.1 in 2005. The series, currently in its sixth season, is set in Cologne, with German actor Bastian Pastewka starring as a fictionalized version of himself. It has been ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: family relations, comedian, everyday life, actor, workplace situations, nothing goes right, actor's life, antisocial behavior, showbiz, workplace, private vs public, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, workplace, coworker, everyday life, boss, boss and employee, job, workplace problem, goofy hero, disorder, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: hollywood, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, workplace, buddies, workplace situations, showbiz, celebrity, personal assistant, breaking and entering, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: radio, satire, disorder, unsuccessful, comeback, friends, hapless, wannabe, humiliation, fan, career, layoff ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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State of Georgia (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: State of Georgia is an American television situation comedy. It stars Raven-Symoné, Majandra Delfino and Loretta Devine. The half-hour multi-cam comedy series stars Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, actor's life, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor, city life, female protagonist, geek, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, georgia
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32%
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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, talk show, journalism, talk show host, backstage, television studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, workplace problem, comedian, showbiz, workplace situations, friendship, backstage, actor's life, writer's life, friends, director, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: If you think the steamy sex, sensational scandals and heart wrenching heartbreak on Latino soap operas are a little extreme, just wait until you see what happens behind the scenes! Eva Longoria stars in this new comedy about Ana Sofia, a sizzling TV ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: actor, workplace, backstage, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, media, disorder, tv star, filmmaking, friendship, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Childrens Hospital (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that lampoons the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on the web on TheWB.com with ten episodes, roughly five ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, satire, workplace, treatment, doctors and patients, surgery, coworker, mishap, power relations, patient, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, sincere, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctor, friendship, doctors and patients, mentor, workplace situations, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, roommate, nurse, interracial relations, medical student ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Baskets (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chip Baskets wants to follow his dream of being a French clown—however, reality keeps interfering. Saddled with financial difficulties and facing an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, ironic ...
Plot: clown, hopes, follow your dream, misfit, goofy hero, sibling relationship, sarcasm, rivalry, family relations, brother brother relationship, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
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Green Wing (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Green Wing is a British sitcom set in the fictional East Hampton Hospital. It was created by the same team behind the sketch show Smack the Pony, led by Victoria Pile, and stars Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Although set in a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, surreal ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, workplace, comedy of errors, love affair, fall in love, doctor, boyfriend, nurse, staff, battle of the sexes, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, rivalry, media, ego clash, workplace, tv show, showbiz, workplace situations, actor playing himself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, captivating, biting ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, backstage, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace, self involved, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, cynical, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, fame, everyday life, comedian, actor's life, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
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Workaholics (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Workaholics is an American sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on April 5, 2011. The series is in its third season, and is predominantly written by its stars Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and co-creator Kyle Newacheck who play, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: office, coworker, roommate, slacker, buddies, disorder, twentysomething life, workplace situations, call center, everyday life, irresponsible, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, nothing goes right, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, media, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
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Leap Year (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After being laid-off from their corporate day jobs, Aaron, Bryn, Derek, Olivia and Jack compete to get their businesses off the ground when a mystery benefactor promises to invest $500,000 in one of their startups.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, inspirational, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, money raising, workplace, boss and employee, power relations, computers and web, buddies, programmer, rise to the top, society, rivalry, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, love, introspection, happiness, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
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2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: not serious, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, financial problem, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, lifestyle change, friends, everyday life, diner, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%