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Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
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Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Original name: Catch Us If You Can
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 to head to an island to get away from it all (bringing along four of Steve's friends, Mike Smith, Lenny Davidson, Denis West Payton, and Rick Huxley, who -- surprise! -- play music with him). Before long, Dinah is reported missing and everyone is looking for her, making their getaway anything but tranquil.
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: music, island, friendship, rock, friends, missing person, performer's life, partners, music band, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, campaign, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies, actor's life, disorder, nothing goes right, showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, media satire, dancing ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe

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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, lifestyle, friends, musician's life, music band, showbiz and music mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Having a Wild Weekend: 2gether (2000), Svengali (2013), Where's Firuze? (2004), Electric Apricot (2006), Down and Out with the Dolls (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, musician's life, media, partners, music band, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, lifestyle, journalism, buddies, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, europe
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2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Story: A movie that spoofs boy bands like N*Sync, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, etc. It's the boy band version of Spinal Tap!
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, music, music band, musician's life, partners, ambition, rock, lifestyle, media, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Svengali (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, music band, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, relationship vs career, music industry, couples, misfit, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Where's Firuze? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Having failed incredibly many times in attempts to find a big talent and to be rich, the two producers and their only two contracted singers struggle to clean their debts and make their dreams come true, no matter what happens. Being in a tight ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, musician's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, fall in love, nothing goes right, buddies, comedy team, folk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: offbeat, realistic, humorous, cynical, semi serious
Plot: music, holy grail, music band, on the road, filmmaking, rock, musician's life, artists and showbiz, disorder, performer's life, partners, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: punk, strong female presence, sexual content, music band, rivalry, friendship, rock, intrigue, best friends, satire, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, teenage life, friends, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, band, cultural icon, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, performer's life, showbiz, obsessive quest, celebrity culture, lifestyle, rivalry, crumbling marriage, dull life, musician's life, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Body Slam (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!). When making arrangements for a campaign fund-raiser, he ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sport, desire for fame, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, music band, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, performer's life, athlete's life, rising to stardom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 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: witty, cynical, humorous, not serious, biting ...
Plot: music, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, friends, celebrity culture, media satire, cons and scams, desire for fame, music band, on the road, performer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
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The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 1966 to March 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock 'n roll singers. The show introduced a number of ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: music, music band, tv show, cult, desire for fame, siblings relations, nothing goes right, friends, rising to stardom, frame up, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Undiscovered (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: musician's life, music, friendship, music band, rising to stardom, desire for fame, showbiz, relationship vs career, love triangle, friends, rock, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, music band, disorder, ambition, filmmaking, buddies, partners, media, artists and showbiz, showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: music, friendship, fame, secret, conspiracy, lifestyle, desire for fame, musician's life, ambition, music band, disorder, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: performer's life, opposites attract, ego clash, nothing goes right, lifestyle, reluctant partners, fall in love, disorder, rivalry, music band, partners, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people with everyday problems. The series was produced for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: music band, showbiz, lifestyle, musician's life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, friends, music, rock, rock star, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: store, lifestyle, society, artists and showbiz, anti heroes, showbiz, rise and fall, misfit, paparazzi, tv show, fish out of water, satire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 758
Sugar Town (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: music, addiction, rock, couple relations, friends, celebrity culture, lifestyle, showbiz, aging, music band, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980)
Genre: Music
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A rather incoherent post-breakup Sex Pistols "documentary", told from the point of view of Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, whose (arguable) position is that the Sex Pistols in particular and punk rock in general were an elaborate scam ...
Style: contemplative, cynical, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: punk, music, postmodernism, dishonesty, partners, buddies, journalism, society, music band, ambition, musician's life, misfit partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, looking for love, buddies, partners, wooing, lifestyle, rebelliousness, friendship, couples, teenage life, nightlife, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, drummer, showbiz, recording studio, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, celebrity culture, musician's life, fame, rise and fall, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: reunion, girl group, unfulfillment, performer's life, artists and showbiz, musician's life, love and romance, friends, relationship vs career, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, road not taken ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 7K
Still Smokin (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, mistaken identity, misfit, nothing goes right, fish out of water, drug abuse, goofy hero, disorder, media, friends, lifestyle, performer's life ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4K
Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, ironic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, cancer, nothing goes right, music band, introspection, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, buddies, drugs/alcohol, beer, heavy metal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack Black and Kyle Gass. All of the episodes of the show ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, not serious, alternative comedy
Plot: heavy metal, artists and showbiz, singer, odd couple, buddies, partners, musician's life, disorder, performer's life, music, rock, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, friends, desire for fame, celebrity culture, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, musician's life, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 8K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Plot: satire, hip hop, jeep, wheelchair, parody, music, rivalry, friends, drugs/alcohol, desire for fame, celebrity culture, arson ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious
Plot: desire for fame, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, hopes, rock, friends, hidden identity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
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200 Motels (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the Mothers and the Royal Symphony Orchestra, is a ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music band, groupie, performer's life, artists and showbiz, music, musician's life, on the road, ambition, rock, lifestyle, showbiz, desire for fame ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, journalism, desire for fame, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, crimes, rise and fall, buddies, media, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%