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Extras (2005)
 8.3
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Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 A-list on-set only serves to reinforce his belief that the big time is just a job or two away.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical, clever, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, workplace, actor, best friends, movie star, celebrity, aspiring actor, celebrity culture, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, friendship, media satire, tv show, nothing goes right, ambition, unfulfillment, disorder, friends, unsuccessful, small time, politically correct, backstage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about sitcom, workplace, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, disorder, lifestyle and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Drama and Documentary genres. Some movies like Extras: Life's Too Short (2011), The Office (2001), I'm Alan Partridge (1997), Entourage (2004), Pete versus Life (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, talky, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: dwarf, physical appearance, actor, agent, sitcom, showbiz, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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100%
 8.5
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The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, office, christmas, employment, job, employer employee relationship, boss and employee, workplace, boss, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, radio, goofy hero, down on your luck, hotel, artists and showbiz, buddies, desire for fame, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.5
 148K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, buddies, producer, friendship, womanizer, celebrity, wealth, fame, actor, aspiring actor, money, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Pete versus Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Pete versus Life is a Channel 4 sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore. It stars Rafe Spall and the first episode was aired on 6 August 2010. It was recommissioned for a second series after averaging 1.6 million viewers and a young ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, twentysomething life, sexual relations, journalist, sport, singleness, lifestyle, media, couples, disorder, failed attempt, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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41%
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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: not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, biting
Plot: comeback, sitcom, makeup artist, director, actress, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 635
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, not serious, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: parody, tv show, actress, actor, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, parody, showbiz, tv show, workplace, producer, nothing goes right, performer's life, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lead Balloon (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Lead Balloon is a British television series produced by Open Mike Productions for BBC Four. The series was created and is co-written by comedian Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. It stars Dee as Rick Spleen, a cynical and misanthropic comedian whose life ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, cynical, realistic
Plot: sitcom, comedian, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, cynic, nothing goes right, couple relations, couples, family relations, disorder, unsuccessful, maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hollywood, actor's life, celebrity culture, media satire, physical appearance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, hypocrisy, comeback, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
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George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, mexican american, factory, factory worker, parents and children, family life, actor, family, suburban life, working class, suburbs, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, store, friends, best friends, odd couple, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
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Green Wing (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
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: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, sitcom, love triangle, comedy of errors, battle of the sexes, workplace romance, workplace situations, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, workplace, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Party Down (2009)
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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: sitcom, comedian, actor, party, ambition, hopes, hollywood, caterer, aspiring actor, disorder, workplace, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, writer's life, tv show, actor's life, sitcom, culture clash, womanizer, couple relations, producer, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, writing, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, celebrity impersonation, parody, tv show, workplace, friendship, comedian, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, family, city life, aspiring actor, twentysomething life, urban, friends, actor's life, desire for fame, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, department store, office, workplace, loser, friendship, workplace situations, store, small town, friends, buddies, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, writer's life, verbal byplay, friendship, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, actor's life, workplace intrigue, disgraced ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 375
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, realistic, sexual
Plot: actor's life, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media satire, media, lifestyle, actor, actress, aspiring actor, audition, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ricky Gervais third stand-up comedy routine.
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, actor's life, performer's life, writer's life, desire for fame, showbiz, media, society, lifestyle, entertainment, british, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 8K
Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, family relations, suburbs, couple relations, youth, couples, disorder, grandparent and grandchild, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 9K
Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, airport, siblings relations, workplace situations, pilot, sibling relationship, workplace, friendship, friends, family relations, control room, mechanic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.3
 558
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: not serious, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, parody, workplace situations, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, celebrity culture, showbiz, disorder, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, best friends, workplace intrigue, love and romance, power relations, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.6
 69K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: single parent, midlife crisis, urban, performer's life, city life, family relations, comedian, sitcom, singleness, jazz, single father, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.2
 838
Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: media, workplace, celebrity, manipulations, media satire, politics, sitcom, manipulation, scandal, workplace situations, dishonesty, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
One Foot in the Grave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television sitcom series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, including seven Christmas specials, two Comic Relief specials, over an eleven-year period, from early 1990 to late 2000. The latter Comic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, golden years, couple relations, retirement, misery, elderly, family relations, couples, disorder, oldtimer, retired, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.2
 924
Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: hospital, sitcom, elderly, nurse, dealing with death, doctors and patients, retirement home life, retirement home, workplace situations, workplace, friends, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.6
 43K
Peep Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb amongst others. It has been broadcast on Channel ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, roommate, odd couple, slacker, singleness, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, partners, misfit, dull life, buddies, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%