Movies like Summer Holiday

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Summer Holiday (1963)
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Summer Holiday (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1960s musical showcasing Cliff Richard. Four bus mechanics working for London Transport strike up a deal with the company: they do up a one of the company's legendary red double decker buses and take it to southern Europe as a mobile hotel. If it succeeds, they will be put in charge of a whole fleet. While on the road in France they pick up three young British ladies whose car breaks down and offer to take them to their next singing job in Athens. They also pick up a stowaway, who hides the fact that she's a famous American pop star on the run, chased by the media and her parents.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, slang
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, bus, road trip, adventure, music, on the road, rock, friends, romance, transvestism, performer's life, partners, music band, love and romance, office, gender bending, fall in love, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies, optimism, disorder, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: greece, england, france, london, europe, paris france, athens greece

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Most similar movies to Summer Holiday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about lifestyle, friends, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder, showbiz and singer mostly in Comedy, Musical and Music genres. Some movies like Summer Holiday: Victor/Victoria (1995), Beach Ball (1965), Viva Las Vegas (1964), Having a Wild Weekend (1965), Death of a Dynasty (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Victor/Victoria (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An out-of-work singer, Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews), meets a just-fired, flamboyant gay man in a diner in 1920's Paris. He convinces her to pretend to be a man who is a female impersonator in order to get a job. The act is a hit in a local ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, nightclub, jazz, singer, based on movie, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, hidden identity, love and romance, fall in love, gender bending, nightlife ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 148
Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: beach, beach party, lifestyle, college, rock, siblings relations, mistaken identity, cons and scams, relationship vs career, silly humor, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, music, couples, friends, instructor, ambition, buddies, love and romance, partners, lifestyle, oldies, surfing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she meets Steve (Dave Clark), a stuntman. Dinah and Steve hit it off and decide ...
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rise and fall, desire for fame, partners, lifestyle, musician's life, buddies, music, campaign, disorder, friends, rock, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Death of a Dynasty (2003)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story which centers around Dave Katz, a journalist at a hip-hop magazine who is sent on assignment to uncover the often comedic underworld of Roc-a-Fella Records run by Damon Dash and Jay-Z.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, witty
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, showbiz, journalism, lifestyle, desire for fame, crimes, buddies, rise and fall, media, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Girl Happy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nightclub, spring break, down on your luck, twentysomething life, friendship, looking for love, showbiz, disorder, friends, looking for sex, lovers reunited, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Fancy Dancing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A composer finds love with a co-worker after taking a job at his uncle's advertising agency.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, going straight, couples, infidelity, womanizer, ambition, romance, hopes, custody, visitation rights, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, teenage life, cons and scams, looking for love, friendship, looking for sex, disorder, thirtysomething life, friends, revolution, couples, partners ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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A Hard Day's Night (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: the beatles, backstage, culture clash, artists and showbiz, generation gap, fame, music, lifestyle, musician's life, rehearsal, railway station, police chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
S Club Seeing Double (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the members of S Club complain about how tough it is to stay on top, they find themselves replaced by lookalikes... or are they?
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, stylized
Plot: music band, musician's life, showbiz, tv show, friends, disorder, mad scientist, artists and showbiz, androids and robots, kidnapping, celebrity culture, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Victor Victoria (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Style: sexy, witty, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gender bending, cross dressing, cabaret, nightclub, transvestite, sexual perversion, music, jazz, romance, lifestyle, gender, performer's life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: paris france, france, europe, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, looking for love, love affair ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Teenage Millionaire (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A teenager whose father is a millionaire radio station owner secretly records a song and plays it on one of his father's stations. It becomes a hit.
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: musician's life, love and romance, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, youth, buddies, friends, radio show, rock, celebrity culture, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: music, on the road, rock, filmmaking, disorder, friends, performer's life, music band, lifestyle, partners, showbiz, heavy metal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An update of the classic Shakespeare story, director Kenneth Branagh shot this movie like a classic 30s musical. Love's Labour's Lost tells the story of four best friends who swear off love. The King of Navarre and his three companions ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, best friends, couple relations, fall in love, disorder, couples, love and romance, military, male female relationship, pianist, father daughter relationship, passion ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1939
Place: france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Hot Summer (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: East Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The 1968 East German film Hei├čer Sommer brought six million East Germans into the theaters and today is regarded as one of the greatest DEFA films. Actors Frank Schobel and Chris Doerk were made famous from the film.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, summer, holiday, couples, beach, friends, disorder, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, teenage life, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, stylized, feel good ...
Plot: the beatles, surrealism, rock music, celebrity culture, imaginary kingdom, surfing, resort, bus, friendship, on the road, imaginary, artists and showbiz ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 430
Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, disorder, satire, tv show, lifestyle, showbiz, social decay, culture clash, artists and showbiz, anti heroes, buddies ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.7
 2K
Speedway (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: gambling, racing, race, underdog, follow your dream, nothing goes right, hidden identity, rivalry, disorder, friends, uninhibited rivalry, rock ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 692
Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, buddies, lifestyle, against the odds, obsessive quest, follow your dream, showbiz, artists and showbiz, escapades, once promising, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Elvis Has Left the Building (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmony had an encounter early in life with the young Elvis, and can't seem to shake his influence. Now a Pink Lady selling cosmetics, she seems to inadvertently bring harm to any Elvis impersonators she encounters. After a bizarre car accident ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, partners, music, unlikely couple, romance, hidden identity, crimes, disorder, song, advertising agency, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1958, 2000s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, texas, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Boyfriend's Back (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female singing group from the '60s reunites for a TV special.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: reunion, girl group, lifestyle, rising to stardom, performer's life, singleness, showbiz, road not taken, tv show, relationship vs career, celebrity culture, friends ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: small town, ballet, farce, turtle, songwriter, singer, secretary, song, love and romance, artists and showbiz, americana, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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At Long Last Love (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, fall in love, singer, artists and showbiz, master and servant, couples, show tunes, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, performer's life, heir ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: parody, music, partners, rising to stardom, music band, musician's life, media, buddies, lifestyle, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Twenty-three years after the release of the original Beatles mockumentary, 'The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash', famous artists, actors and musicians speak out on how The Rutles influenced them.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: musician's life, ambition, gender bending, media satire, reunion, celebrity culture, rock, showbiz, on the road, cons and scams, performer's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tonight You're Mine (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two feuding rock stars get handcuffed together for 24 hours at a music festival where they are both due to perform.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: music festival, performer's life, opposites attract, fall in love, reluctant partners, ego clash, nothing goes right, lifestyle, showbiz, disorder, weekend, initially antagonists ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 720
Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: americana, teenage life, rock, couples, friends, contests and competitions, romance, musician's life, lifestyle, performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
20 Centimeters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Colloquially-told story of a few days in the life of Marieta, who's saving money for the last operation in her change from man to woman. She works as a prostitute in Madrid and longs for a legitimate job. Whenever she builds up her savings, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: transsexual, male prostitute, prostitute, gender bending, dream, transvestism, lifestyle, transsexuality, friends, fall in love, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 2K
Clambake (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.
Style: humorous, experimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: wealth, romance, hotel, rise to the top, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, show tunes, switching roles, fish out of water, cinderella story, resort, rich and poor ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, las vegas, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%