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These Old Broads (2001)
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These Old Broads (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive Gavin (Nestor Carbonell) hopes to reunite celebrated Hollywood stars Piper Grayson (Reynolds), Kate Westbourne (MacLaine), and Addie Holden (Collins) in a TV special after their 1960s movie musical "Boy Crazy" is re-released in the 1990s. Though the three women share the same agent, Beryl Mason (Taylor), Gavin's seemingly insurmountable obstacle is that they all cannot stand each other.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, suspense, realistic, biting
Plot: showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, against the odds, love affair, filmmaking, aging, rise and fall, hollywood, farce, artists and showbiz, actress, women, nostalgia, friends, love and romance, couples, contests and competitions, clergy, buddies, unlikely couple, backstage, old woman, irreverence ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 20th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life and ambition mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like These Old Broads: Hollywood North (2003), Unemployed (2008), Festival in Cannes (2001), Hollywood Palms (2001), Pittsburgh (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, love and romance, celebrity culture, curses spells and rituals, movie business, satire, media ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
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Unemployed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jamal and Dex are two hapless out of work actors who come to terms with reality when they realize they've been pursuing their dreams for over ten years and still haven't booked a single speaking role. When the two run out of cash and face ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, ambition, follow your dream, against the odds, fish out of water, disorder, couples, unlikely couple, buddies, actor's life, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Festival in Cannes (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, betrayal, friendship, filmmaking, couples, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, crumbling marriage, desire for fame, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cannes, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Hollywood Palms (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, lifestyle, betrayal, dark humor, introspection, showbiz, friendship, human nature, hollywood, murder, young lovers, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, relationship vs career, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, couples, couple relations, celebrity culture, hollywood, audition, media, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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Nickelodeon (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, love triangle, american history, love and romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, showbiz, ostrich, christmas ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Brother's Justice (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Motivated by Box Office statistics, Dax Shepard has made a decision to leave comedy to pursue his dream of becoming an international Martial Arts action star.
Style: cynical, not serious, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, buddies, partners, silly humor, partnership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks at the entire process, from the oddball ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: martial arts, filmmaking, actor's life, rising to stardom, rise and fall, tv show, showbiz, against the odds, tragic hero, odd couple, media, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An aspiring filmmaker learns that success in Hollywood doesn't come as easy as she suspected as she attempts to discover the formula to success. When the guidance of her helpful has-been uncle fails to pave the way, Sarah Wilder must seek the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, light ...
Plot: hollywood, lawyer, filmmaking, showbiz, media satire, lifestyle, media, actor's life, artists and showbiz, satire, blue collar, prison guard ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.
Style: realistic, rough, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, actor's life, contests and competitions, ambition, filmmaking, hollywood, downfall, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: girl group, female friendship, friends, couples, performer's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, partners, musician's life, ambition, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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3 Geezers! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it's like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may be off from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: elderly, actor's life, retirement home, silly humor, retirement home life, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, friends, disorder, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Kevin Pollak: The Littlest Suspect (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: THE LITTLEST SUSPECT is the third one hour stand-up special by Kevin Pollak. Although best known for his award-winning work as an actor in over sixty films (A Few Good Men, Casino and The Usual Suspects), Kevin started out as a stand-up comedian, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: dishonesty, artists and showbiz, prank, gambling, lifestyle, couples, filmmaking, showbiz, impostor, practical joke, hollywood, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner.
Style: parody, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, hollywood, filmmaking, wizards and magicians, animal life, disorder, friends, chaos, family, artists and showbiz, actor's life, desire for fame ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper. Beloved, sassy Golden Girl Rue McClanahan stars as an unbeloved, depressive stripper who wants to become a ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: satire, desire for fame, ambition, actor's life, lifestyle, filmmaking, showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, media satire, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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No Shame (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A script fell to Isabel by chance. In reading it you realize it's the same story of the romance she had with the film director Mario Fabra, author of the script. Isabel decides appointment with Mario, who was not seen again, but at the moment ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, lovers reunited, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, ego clash, love and romance, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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She Wants Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, sincere
Plot: artists and showbiz, desire for fame, showbiz, hollywood, couples, once in a lifetime opportunity, ambition, unlikely couple, fame, american dream, love, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, lifestyle, society, artists and showbiz, ambition, actor, missionary, nightclub, fame, tv star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, escapades, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, lifestyle, obsessive quest, once promising, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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64%
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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64%
Twice Upon a Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: diva, lifestyle, couples, screwball, aging, introspection, romance, infidelity, love of one's life, movie business, parent child relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: ambition, friendship, buddies, friends, showbiz, hollywood, desire for fame, partners, writer's life, rivalry, love, screenwriter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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61%
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako, who is the winner of the competition run by the station. Suddenly, the hot-tempered lead actress Nokko decides she wants the name of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: farce, silly humor, showbiz, love affair, village life, astronaut, couple relations, tv show, village, destiny, filmmaking, couples ...
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61%
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Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
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The Patsy (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley ...
Style: suspense, biting, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: messenger, silly humor, filmmaking, disorder, nothing goes right, misfit, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, media ...
Time: 60s
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Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tracey Ullman's comedy special features the one-and-only 'Ruby Romaine'--the memorable character from HBO's 'Tracey Takes On.' After an illustrious career, veteran Hollywood makeup artist Ruby has decided to call it ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, parody, talky
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, strong female presence, television, celebrity, makeup artist, makeover, storytelling, alcohol, trailer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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57%
Kathy Griffin: Allegedly (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kathy Griffin's all new feature-length stand-up DVD featuring the D-List Diva herself destroying the A-list stars we know and love.
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: celebrity, workplace, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, celebrity culture, tv show, comedian, women's rights, fashion, gay interest, gay ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
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56%
Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: parody, suspense, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, paparazzi, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, celebrity, false accusation, private vs public, celebrity culture, society, vengeance, journalism ...
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55%
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Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: rising to stardom, desire for fame, actor's life, rise and fall, ambition, friendship, buddies, showbiz, rise to the top, celebrity culture, lifestyle, musician's life ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, surreal ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%