Movies like King of the Airways

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King of the Airways (1994)
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King of the Airways (1994)
Original name: Louis 19, le roi des ondes
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Be careful what you wish for...it just may come true. This is the underlying theme of this French-Canadian comedy drama that follows the travails of a TV addict who wins a talent contest and finds himself the subject of an embarrassingly revealing television series. Louis Jobin is a rather depressive young salesman who works in an electronics store. At night he is a passionate channel surfer, sitting upon his couch staring at his television. When Channel 19 announces a talent contest. Louis immediately enters. The contest winner will become the subject of a TV show with Channel 19 filming every movement, 24 hours a day for three months. Louis wins the contest and is at first elated by his prize but then begins to feel otherwise after he becomes a celebrity.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious, parody
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, romance, contests and competitions, fighting the system, love and romance, addiction, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, media, lifestyle, rise to the top, celebrity culture, media satire, love, sex, talent show, loneliness, kitchen, male female relationship, celebrity, salesman, voyeur, television, nerd ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: quebec

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Most similar movies to King of the Airways

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, satire and ambition mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like King of the Airways: Soapdish (1991), Weather Girl (1996), Free Enterprise (1998), My Best Friend's Girl (1983), Delirious (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Soapdish (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera "The Sun Also Sets." With the show's ratings down, Celeste's ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show's arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, television, mistaken identity, tv show in film, showbiz, celebrity culture, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, disorder, profanity, media satire, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
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95%
 5.5
 393
Weather Girl (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Keiko, a young, newly hired weather woman, is eager to give her channel's flagging ratings a boost. She decides a panty shot might do the trick, so during her forecast she lifts her skirt, thereby capturing the attention and the hearts of ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, satire, couples, weatherman, love and romance, rise to the top, contests and competitions, ambition, against the rules, artists and showbiz, media satire, nightlife ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, ironic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, dream, star trek, satire, stereotypes, lifestyle, obsession, love triangle, addiction, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
My Best Friend's Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Isabelle Huppert plays an attractive Parisienne out looking for some fun during her vacation on the ski slopes of Courchevel in the Alps when she starts up a relationship with a great-looking sportswear salesman, but at the same time she is ...
Style: sexy, cynical, biting, suspense, clever ...
Plot: mountain, satire, love triangle, nightclub, love and romance, betrayal, buddies, nudity (full frontal - brief), heist, resort, friendship, dark humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Delirious (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: paparazzi, desire for fame, ambition, rise to the top, obsession, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, love and romance, lifestyle, celebrity culture, vengeance, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, farce, gender, dishonesty, love and romance, betrayal, wedding, couples, friends, disorder, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Butterfly Effect (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Luis, a Spanish student,goes to London to get a course in Economics. He lives at a house the neighbour of her aunt, but when she broke up with her husband, Luis goes to live with her.
Style: biting, realistic, sexy, sexual, suspense ...
Plot: aunt nephew relationship, chaos and mayhem, lifestyle, infidelity, youth, family life, eccentric family, fall in love, couples, student life, family relations, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, spain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Get Well Soon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a popular talk-show host confronts his ex-girlfriend who is dating a cross-dresser.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: romance, opposites attract, gender, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle, media, true love, nervous breakdown, media satire, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, film within a film, actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaking, obnoxious boss, lifestyle, love and romance, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Viktor Vogel - Commercial Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Edward Kaminsky, an aging ad man, wants a golden parachute from his agency; he must first land the Opel auto contract. Rosa, a youth with wealthy parents, wants to establish herself as an artist. The clumsy and enthusiastic Viktor, not quite honest, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rise to the top, workplace situations, boss and employee, student life, workplace, dishonesty, love and romance, marketing, campaign, job interview, career, advertising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 26K
Top Five (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, interview, showbiz, opposites attract, desire for fame, media, ambition, love and romance, introspection, tv show, journalist, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Three Can Play That Game (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shanté Smith has moved to Atlanta where she's the Love Doctor, helping women get their men to the altar. Tiffany calls her after she catches her boyfriend, Byron, in a clinch with his boss, Carla, just after he wins a competition similar to ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, looking for love, fall in love, couples, guru, contests and competitions, battle of the sexes, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, singleness, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 1K
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, hidden identity, couple relations, filmmaking, dishonesty, lifestyle, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: not serious, parody, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: couples, ratings, radio dj, satire, couple relations, celebrity culture, workplace intrigue, tv show, showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, media ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Getting Played (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three beautiful women (Electra, Dash, and Fox) who have had their share of men trouble enter into a game of fun in which they choose a random guy and film each other seducing him so as to use the footage later to humiliate him. But problems arise ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, friendship, couples, lifestyle, gender, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, thirtysomething life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, filmmaking, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, rising to stardom, lifestyle, actor's life, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
What's It All About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Minimalistic frieze fifteen episodes about human behavior (desire, submission, love, jealousy, wisdom, honesty, sincerity, passion, faith, ...) located between two fantastic stories about the will and doubt.
Style: sexual, clever, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, human nature, couple relations, looking for love, couples, monologue, magic, vignette, egocentrism, male objectification, male nudity, female objectification ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Story of My Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Raphael is a ghostwriter who takes a job writing for famous footy player Kevin. To his delight and his girlfriend, Murials horror, Kevins current girlfriend is an old (easily rekindled) flame of Raphaels. A freak accident leaves a close friend dead ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, relationship vs career, love triangle, introspection, romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, writer's life, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 163
LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, clever, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace romance, journalism, satire, disorder, politics, workplace intrigue, campaign, media, showbiz, rise to the top, anchor, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 2K
The Student (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an ambitious teaching student, busy preparing for her final exams, whose studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician. Twenty-one-year-old Valentine (Sophie Marceau) works part time as a teacher while ...
Style: realistic, humorous, romantic, light, touching ...
Plot: student life, musician, couples, love affair, love, love and romance, romance, fall in love, relationship vs career, lifestyle, musician's life, student ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Just a Little Harmless Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just a Little Harmless Sex examines a young married couple that faces a serious break-up when the husband is caught committing adultery with a prostitute.
Style: sex comedy, talky, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, buddies, dishonesty, prostitute, romance, sexual relations, looking for love, infidelity, partners, love and romance, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
30 Days Until I'm Famous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Latina working in Los Angeles as a messenger is randomly discovered and fashioned into a pop music star.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, musician's life, rising to stardom, fall in love, ambition, romance, couples, showbiz, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, celebrity culture, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Ratings Game (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A New Jersey trucker creates a hit TV show with help from his girlfriend in the ratings business.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: hollywood, dishonesty, rise to the top, media, manipulations, overnight success, tv show, showbiz, media satire, workplace romance, cons and scams, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Two Can Play That Game (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox sizzles as a woman scorned who plans to get her man back by any means necessary. In this comedy about players and those who "get played." As corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith, Fox thinks she's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, romantic, satirical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, looking for love, ambition, mind game, buddies, contests and competitions, guru, couple relations, lifestyle, advice, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 340
XXL (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alain Berrebi directs with his sister Lorène, a company of ready-to-wear in the Path. Their business is booming to the point to consider acquiring a nearby shop. Fortunately, it belongs to David Stern, the father of his fiancée Arlette.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: opposites attract, on the road, social differences, impossible love, culture clash, fashion, lifestyle, romance, immigrants, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 237
Open Season (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, society, rise to the top, workplace, blind ambition, tv show, boss and employee, media satire, workplace situations, showbiz, media, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jane White's only ambition is to appear on a popular talk show.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, reunion, parents and children, family relations, mentally unstable, female protagonist, serial killer, love and romance, romance, media, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: student film
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, rich and poor, celebrity culture, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Good Guy (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, couple relations, ambition, rise to the top, romance, gain trust, love affair, power relations, workplace, lifestyle, love triangle, cheating boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Enemies of Laughter (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nerdy-looking Paul (David Paymer) is a neurotic, failed sitcom writer with a lackluster love life. But his best pal (Judge Reinhold) has an idea that might turn things around when he decides to film Paul's life and turn his romantic disasters ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, writer's life, love and romance, romance, love affair, midlife crisis, curses spells and rituals, male female relationship, love, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%