Movies like Having a Wild Weekend

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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: clever, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: advertising, rock and roll, swinger, island, music band, music, friendship, rock, friends, missing person, showbiz, ambition, rise and fall, lifestyle, actor's life, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, musician's life, campaign, buddies, artists and showbiz, performer's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, 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, friends, lifestyle, music band, musician's life, ambition and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Having a Wild Weekend: Svengali (2013), Electric Apricot (2006), Down and Out with the Dolls (2001), Killing Bono (2011), Where's Firuze? (2004). 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: parody, humorous, light, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: rock and roll, music, stupidity, music business, satire, partners, musician's life, media, rising to stardom, music band, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, germany, europe
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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, desire for fame, ambition, relationship vs career, music industry, rising to stardom, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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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: realistic, cynical, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: rock, on the road, performer's life, partners, lifestyle, music band, music, filmmaking, friends, disorder, heavy metal culture, heavy metal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: punk, lifestyle, partners, music band, best friends, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, buddies, rise and fall, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, ambition, teenage life, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, family relations, hopes, youth, rock and roll ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1976, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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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, witty, humorous, feel good, art house ...
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, rising to stardom, showbiz, fall in love, musician's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, buddies, folk, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, journalism, music, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, unfulfillment, workplace, performer's life, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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, satirical, light, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, blackmail, disorder, ambition, music band, showbiz, buddies, artists and showbiz, media, partners, rock and roll, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, rock band, aspiring singer, disorder, friends, buddies, rising to stardom, music band, music, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: performer's life, desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, dull life, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, rivalry, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, lookalikes ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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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: showbiz, friendship, music band, music, desire for fame, musician's life, rising to stardom, rock, relationship vs career, love triangle, fall in love, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Body Slam (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: wrestling, rock band, rivalry, down on your luck, desire for fame, rise to the top, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, sport, showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 80s
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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: sexy, absurd, entertaining, factual, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, music, rock and roll, musician, bdsm, music business, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, segregation, destiny, car chase, sexualized violence ...
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Place: new jersey, england, london
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Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
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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, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
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Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
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Style: humorous, ironic, funny, witty, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sexy, witty, humorous, visually appealing, feel good ...
Plot: musician, addiction, music, friendship, catastrophe, crime gone awry, culture clash, depression, destiny, distopia, runaway, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, satire, tv show, culture clash, showbiz, social decay, lifestyle, friends, paparazzi, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hail Caesar (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Caesar is having a hard time dividing his time between his band and his rich girlfriend, Buffer. Buffer's dad doesn't like Ceasar for her. He called in Caesar to make a bet. If Caesar gets to make a hundred thousand dollars within six ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
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Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Plot: lifestyle, musician's life, showbiz, music band, performer's life, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, rock star, music, rock, friends, female nudity ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: music, music band, desire for fame, celebrity, media, stereotypes, friendship, performer's life, bus, on the road, celebrity culture, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: girl group, female friendship, couples, friends, performer's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, partners, musician's life, ambition, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mockumentary which follows an up-and-coming three-man boyband which suffers a Milli Vanilli inspired media storm just before the release of their first album. Their only hope is to get their act together before the HitAwards Norwegian music awards ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, parody
Plot: boy band, lifestyle, musician's life, rising to stardom, music band, artists and showbiz, ambition, rehearsal, music, media sensation, friends, joke ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, music, rock music, follow your dream, ambition, musician's life, love and romance, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, hopes, desire for fame, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Eternity: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Big Hair. Guyliner. Someone lamenting by crashing waves on a beach or to their reflection in a fountain. Yes, we're talking about the 80s! Todd and BJ, two lonely wannabe artists, find one another and create the not-so-dynamic R&B duo ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: friendship, rise and fall, desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, buddies, hopes, music band, music, friendship between men ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat, alternative comedy
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, musician, musical tour, performance, friends, disorder, failed attempt, singer, music, desire for fame, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sexy, light, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, kids, date night ...
Plot: drummer, music, recording studio, rock and roll, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music band, small town, jazz musician, musician, showbiz, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, illinois, los angeles, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, talky, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, showbiz, journalism, desire for fame, lifestyle, rise and fall, crimes, buddies, media, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, naive young woman, mathematician, swinger, landlord, nightlife, teenage life, singleness, looking for sex, friendship, wooing, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death.
Style: feminist film, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rock and roll, coming of age, dancing, punk rock, sexual content, counterculture, feminist, musician, club, girl gang, rock music ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%