Movies like King of the Airways

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King of the Airways (1994)
 6.1
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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
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, parody, loneliness, kitchen, male female relationship, celebrity, salesman, voyeur, television, nerd ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and clever films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, satire and showbiz 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.
 6.6
 14K
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, satire, television, mistaken identity, tv show in film, media satire, celebrity culture, showbiz, disorder, profanity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 370
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: clever, witty, humorous, offbeat, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, satire, showbiz, sexual relations, battles, couples, weatherman, ambition, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, against the rules, love and romance ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, dark humor, cynical, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, mountain, nightclub, love triangle, heist, resort, nudity (full frontal - brief), best friends, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 6.5
 6K
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: witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: paparazzi, desire for fame, ambition, rise to the top, obsession, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, opposites attract, vengeance, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, captivating, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: relationship vs career, introspection, love triangle, rise to the top, ambition, couples, couple relations, fall in love, writer's life, love and romance, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: true love, opposites attract, romance, gender, lifestyle, media, disorder, fish out of water, nervous breakdown, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.0
 1K
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, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, farce, urban, comedy of errors, twentysomething life, city life, wedding, friends, disorder, couples, battle of the sexes, gender ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: realistic, sexual, biting, sexy, humorous ...
Plot: aunt nephew relationship, eccentric family, lifestyle, couples, family life, youth, infidelity, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, love and romance, lifestyle, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ 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: interview, showbiz, desire for fame, media, opposites attract, ambition, love and romance, comedian, tv show, introspection, journalist, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, love and romance, dishonesty, workplace, marketing, campaign, job interview, career, advertising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, looking for love, fall in love, contests and competitions, battle of the sexes, guru, couples, singleness, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 963
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: couple relations, hidden identity, filmmaking, couples, romance, love and romance, frame up, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couples, friendship, gender, ambition, contests and competitions, lifestyle, rivalry, teenage life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, workplace romance, workplace situations, filmmaking, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, talky, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love and romance, human nature, couple relations, looking for love, sex, masturbation, love, marriage, vignette, monologue, passion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: cynical, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: obsessive quest, parents and children, reunion, family relations, mentally unstable, father daughter relationship, romance, mentally challenged, media, serial killer, love and romance, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.7
 934
Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: couples, radio dj, ratings, satire, couple relations, celebrity culture, workplace intrigue, tv show, showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, campaign, fall in love, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, media, romance, store, love affair, workplace romance, unlikely couple, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 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: humorous, realistic, romantic, light, semi serious ...
Plot: musician, student, love affair, couples, love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, relationship vs career, lifestyle, musician's life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: fall in love, starting over, ambition, rising to stardom, musician's life, teenage life, romance, lifestyle, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 313
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: opposites attract, culture clash, social differences, impossible love, on the road, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, immigrants, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, mind game, ambition, contests and competitions, buddies, guru, couple relations, lifestyle, advice, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 103
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 ⇓
45%
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: humorous, witty, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: hollywood, partners, workplace, overnight success, satire, profanity, workplace romance, media satire, showbiz, cons and scams, tv show, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ...
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%
 5.1
 210
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, media, society, ratings, disorder, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, boss and employee, media satire, ambition, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: couples, couple relations, love affair, midlife crisis, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, love and romance, romance, male female relationship, father son relationship, love, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 182
Conventioneers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, politics, democrat, introspection, love affair, idealism, moral dilemma, couples, injustice, campaign, rebellion, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut, texas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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