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, offbeat, realistic, witty, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, media, comeback, lifestyle, hypocrisy, actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, obesity, actress, convertible, clothes, 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, showbiz, lifestyle, media, media satire, tv show and celebrity culture mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Fat Actress: Starlets (2000), The Comeback (2005), Doll & Em (2013), After Lately (2011), Real Rob (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, cynical, not serious, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: parody, tv show, actor, actress, director, media, actor's life, producer, lifestyle, backstage, starlet, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california
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95%
 8.0
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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, biting ...
Plot: comeback, actress, lifestyle, ambition, workplace, tv show, celebrity culture, media satire, backstage, disorder, self involved, worn out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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: realistic, sitcom, humorous, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, friendship, ambition, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, best friends, friends, female friendship, actress, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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: biting, realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: media satire, media, workplace, network, showbiz, backstage, producer, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, disorder, workplace situations, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: not serious, realistic, humorous, topical humor
Plot: celebrity guests, media, showbiz, magazine, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, musician, parody, stand up comedian, comedian, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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75%
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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: sitcom, humorous, sincere, not serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, artists and showbiz, showbiz, couples, movie star, hollywood
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ 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: dark humor, realistic, offbeat, not serious, humorous
Plot: parody, lifestyle, media satire, interracial relations, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, disorder, society, social differences, americana, media, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, not serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, self involved, radio show, cat, media, radio, unfulfillment, divorced man, garage
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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70%
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The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, rivalry, media, ego clash, workplace situations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, tv show, workplace
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, realistic, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: music band, lifestyle, showbiz, musician's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, rock, friends, music, rock star, musician
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
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: realistic, witty, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, producer, writer's life, couple relations, sexual attraction, promiscuity, workplace situations, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, best friends, twentysomething life, friends, getting along, female friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series will feature Jack McBrayer playing a version of himself who was the child star of a Lassie-like series and Triumph, the dog who went into the world of decadence and took Jack with him. 15 years later, Jack managed to put his life together ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, not serious, topical humor
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, disorder, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, political satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: semi serious, realistic, biting, captivating, humorous
Plot: celebrity culture, nothing goes right, writer's life, artists and showbiz, media satire, hollywood, tv show, siblings relations, love and romance, disorder, family relations, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Plot: actor, workplace situations, media, actor's life, showbiz, tv show, workplace, artists and showbiz, disorder, latinx lead, actress, latina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: biting, not serious, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media, media satire, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, workplace, tv show, journalism, talk show host
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, media, media satire, artists and showbiz, actress, audition, aspiring actor, casting, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: semi serious, talky, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: theater, hollywood, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, celebrity culture, couple relations, media, couples, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: showbiz, disorder, culture clash, friends, liberal, theater, artists and showbiz, performer's life, introspection, lifestyle, absurd humor, monologue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 2K
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 show, media, journalism, workplace, workplace romance, workplace situations, friendship, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6K
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, biting ...
Plot: comedian, intern, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media satire, tv show, showbiz, ratings, dog, chihuahua, geek, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, comeback, artists and showbiz, parents and children, single mother, hopes, country music, music, family relations, materialism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, lifestyle, family relations, family life, couples, siblings relations, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, romance, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bar, troublemaker, workplace, friends, twentysomething life, singleness, best friends, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, roommate, woman, workplace humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Katy Brand's Big Ass Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Katy Brand's Big Ass Show is a British comedy programme on ITV2. The show features comedian Katy Brand in skits of real life situations and stereotypes, as well and celebrities such as Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, ...
Style: biting, realistic, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: parody, showbiz, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Hiccups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Hiccups is a Canadian television series created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt, who is also the writer, show runner and executive producer of the program. The series was produced by Laura Lightbown and David Storey and airs on CTV and The Comedy ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, offbeat, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: power relations, self control, lifestyle, showbiz, mentally unstable, writer's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, behavior control, self discovery, mental disorders, misanthrope ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 431
Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family life, family relations, elderly, lifestyle, parents and children, golden years, living with parents
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 12K
Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, actor, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, offbeat, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, down on your luck, celebrity culture, singleness, media satire, road not taken, media, hollywood, religions or cults, breakup ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 2K
Delocated (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Delocated is an American television series that premiered February 12, 2009 on Adult Swim. The original pilot for the show was aired on April 1, 2008. Jon Glaser plays a man in the Witness Protection Program who moves his family to New York City so ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: hitman, witness protection, parents and children, media satire, crimes, tv show, physical appearance, media, disorder, dishonesty, family life, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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