Movies and TV shows like Fat Actress

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Fat Actress (2005)
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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 Australia and VOX and Das Vierte in Germany. The series was created and written by Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton. The show was not picked up for a second season despite early reports from Showtime stating it had been in talks.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, offbeat
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, media satire, hollywood, media, comeback, hypocrisy, celebrity culture, strong female presence, clothes, obesity, actress, convertible, celebrity guests
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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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 artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, media, celebrity culture, media satire and actor's life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Fat Actress: The Comeback (2005), Starlets (2000), Doll & Em (2013), Nobody Knows Anything! (2003), Episodes (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, suspense ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, backstage, celebrity culture, media satire, disorder, self involved, worn out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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95%
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, cynical, humorous, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: backstage, parody, satire, actress, actor, tv show, actor's life, showbiz, rivalry, lifestyle, celebrity culture, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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94%
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, visually appealing, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, friendship, artists and showbiz, best friends, ambition, showbiz, actor's life, british humour, strong female presence, relationship vs career, friends, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An aspiring filmmaker learns that success in Hollywood doesn't come as easy as she suspected as she attempts to discover the formula to success. When the guidance of her helpful has-been uncle fails to pave the way, Sarah Wilder must seek the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, light ...
Plot: hollywood, lawyer, filmmaking, media satire, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz, actor's life, satire, lifestyle, grocery store, robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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77%
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 32K
Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, couple relations, lifestyle, producer, writer's life, writers, workplace situations, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Underground (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Underground was a sketch comedy series produced by and starring Damon Wayans. It aired on Showtime. Wayans describes the show as "In Living Color on steroids." In fact the show features raunchy, sexist, and racist behavior, and as ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parody, satire, lifestyle, social differences, interracial relations, americana, celebrity culture, racism, disorder, society, stand up comedian, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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64%
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Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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: humorous, biting, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: celebrity culture, actor's life, tv show, media satire, writer's life, hollywood, nothing goes right, siblings relations, parody, disorder, family relations, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: parody, hollywood, actor, actor's life, comedian, backstage, showbiz, celebrity culture, african american, lifestyle, marriage, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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63%
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Pittsburgh (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread a surprisingly elegant line between genuine documentary and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, relationship vs career, showbiz, celebrity culture, couple relations, couples, actor's life, artists and showbiz, hollywood, audition, media, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Unscripted (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unscripted is the on going tales of three out of work actors navigating the rough terrain of Los Angeles. In a land where the universal word for actors is "No", Unscripted takes a look at these three kind souls just trying to survive. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, media, casting, aspiring actor, audition, hollywood, satire, artists and showbiz, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, topical humor
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity guests, magazine, celebrity, pop culture, social satire, live audience, news satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: tv news, tv show, media, workplace, journalism, workplace romance, friendship, workplace situations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people with everyday problems. The series was produced for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: music band, lifestyle, showbiz, musician's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, rock, friends, music, rock star, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Soup (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: With this satirical series, the E! Entertainment Network returns to a format they helped create with the popular '90s show Talk Soup. Only this time instead of just poking fun at talk shows, they're setting their sights on all things in ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity culture, showbiz, media satire, tv show, artists and showbiz, intern, ratings, dog, chihuahua, audience participation, magazine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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55%
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Maron (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Marc Maron has been a comedian for 25 years. He’s had his problems. He was an angry, drunk, self involved, twice divorced compulsive mess for most of his adult life, but with the popularity of a podcast he does in his garage and a life of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, talky, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, self involved, radio show, cat, media, unfulfillment, radio, self destruction, 40 year old, divorced man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: media, tv show, media satire, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, silly humor, journalism, talk show, talk show host, television studio, backstage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Malibu Country (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Her life reads like a country music tune: her husband cheated on her and spent all of their money, and after she gets mad, she's going to get even.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: musician's life, starting over, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, comeback, parents and children, single mother, hopes, country music, music, family relations, materialism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, best friends, bar, singleness, troublemaker, alcohol abuse, twentysomething life, friends, strong female presence, roommate, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, biting ...
Plot: backstage, tv show, showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, producer, celebrity culture, late night, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: witty, offbeat, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, satire, media, misfit, actor's life, parody, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, breakup, couples, disorder, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Big Gay Sketch Show (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: A sketch-comedy series featuring a cast of up-and-coming comics performing live skits, musical numbers and political satire.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, live comedy ...
Plot: parody, satire, celebrity culture, politics, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, gender bending, social satire, live performance, joke, political satire, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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48%
State of Georgia (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, actor's life, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, aspiring actor, city life, geek, female protagonist, strong female presence, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Real Rob (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Centers around comedian Rob Schneider's real life while living in Hollywood.
Style: realistic, not serious, sincere, sitcom, humorous
Plot: artists and showbiz, showbiz, couples, couple relations, movie star, hollywood
Time: 21st century, contemporary, hollywood star, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper. Beloved, sassy Golden Girl Rue McClanahan stars as an unbeloved, depressive stripper who wants to become a ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, parody, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, hollywood, media satire, artists and showbiz, dancer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, filmmaking, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, celebrity culture, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, lifestyle, showbiz, introspection, disorder, theater, liberal, fast talker, profanity, culture clash, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, witty, not serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: satire, media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, society, comedy team, joke, disorder, celebrity culture, media, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, semi serious, cynical, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, satire, artists and showbiz, anchor, state affairs, rise to the top, celebrity culture, couples, media, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friends, lifestyle, siblings relations, misfit, social awkwardness, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Playing House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together, just when they need each other most. Inspired by the ultra-close friendship between the series' creators and stars, "Playing House" centers on ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, female friendship, best friends, thirtysomething life, baby, child birth, childbirth, getting home, return home, strong female presence, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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