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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: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, biting, suspense, realistic
Plot: reunion, showbiz, ambition, against the odds, lifestyle, actor's life, love affair, rise and fall, filmmaking, aging, hollywood, artists and showbiz, farce, actress, female bonding, nostalgia, friends, contests and competitions, clergy, love and romance, couples, buddies, unlikely couple, film within a film, old woman ...
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, actor's life, filmmaking, hollywood and ambition mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like These Old Broads: Hollywood North (2003), Festival in Cannes (2001), Pittsburgh (2006), Bowfinger (1999), Brother's Justice (2010). 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: 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 ⇓
95%
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, betrayal, friendship, filmmaking, rise to the top, lifestyle, love and romance, ambition, crumbling marriage, desire for fame, couples, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cannes, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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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, showbiz, relationship vs career, celebrity culture, couple relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, couples, hollywood, audition, media, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.4
 69K
Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, nothing goes right, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, comedy of errors, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, witty, realistic
Plot: martial arts, rise and fall, rising to stardom, actor's life, filmmaking, against the odds, tv show, showbiz, tragic hero, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: humorous, cynical, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, buddies, partners, film within a film, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: date night
Plot: reunion, girl group, unfulfillment, partners, rise and fall, buddies, musician's life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, music band, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, reunion, love and romance, ambition, ego clash, rise to the top, lifestyle, filmmaking, romance, actor's life, youth, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, humorous, witty, biting, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: showbiz, dark humor, buddies, betrayal, lifestyle, human nature, friendship, introspection, hollywood, murder, social decay, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actress, actor, film industry, jazz, television, midlife crisis, actress playing herself ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.0
 158
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, follow your dream, ambition, against the odds, fish out of water, looking for love, unemployment, buddies, unlikely couple, love and romance, actor's life, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, lawyer, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, actor's life, satire, grocery store, mayor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, not serious, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood, media satire, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, cotton candy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, captivating, light ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, nightclub, fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: reunion, grudge, vaudeville, actor's life, love and romance, buddies, partners, golden years, artists and showbiz, odd couple, friends, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: actor, fish out of water, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, professor, young lovers, actor's life, couples, celebrity culture, historian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: dishonesty, artists and showbiz, prank, gambling, couples, lifestyle, filmmaking, showbiz, stand up comedian, impostor, hollywood, practical joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 739
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, showbiz, workplace situations, disorder, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, manhattan new york city, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: rough, realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: stuntman, contests and competitions, actor's life, rivalry, filmmaking, hollywood, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, downfall, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, filmmaking, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, hollywood, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, unlikely couple, ambition, couples, once in a lifetime opportunity, fame, college, love, american dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, film within a film, love triangle, christmas, movie business ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, television show, tv show, celebrity, comedian, women's rights, fashion, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: saudi arabia, afghanistan, iraq
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63%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, parody ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, dog, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, rescue, actor's life, rise to the top, desire for fame, heroes, ambition, family ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: actor's life, elderly, disorder, hollywood, friends, filmmaking, showbiz, retirement home life, artists and showbiz, silly humor, retirement home, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Groove Tube (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: tv show, culture clash, showbiz, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, buddies, lifestyle, rise and fall, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, sexual relations ...
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Place: usa, kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Time to hassle the Hoff at the rudest, raunchiest television event of the year--The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. From running in slo-mo on the beach to inspiring Germany with the power of cheesy pop--it's almost too easy.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: actor's life, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition, couples, performer's life, artists and showbiz, media satire, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody, talky
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, showbiz, strong female presence, lifestyle, storytelling, celebrity, television, makeup artist, alcohol, makeover, trailer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%