Movies like Freak

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Freak (1998)
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Freak (1998)
Original name: John Leguizamo: Freak
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Leguizamo's semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance as...himself. This is his autobiographical story, about his life growing up, and his journey to try to be accepted by his father. We see this story through a bizarre myriad of characters and situations, which include the eccentric Uncle Sanny, the Fat Boy Called Bitch (John's little brother, Poochie), his mom, his evil grandmothers, and Lee Stratsberg, not to mention a brief appearance by Cantinflas as God.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, talky, ethnic humor, one man show, live comedy
Plot: masturbation, interracial relations, coming of age, youth, family relations, love and romance, family life, artists and showbiz, social differences, society, profanity, sex, parody, racism, singer, impersonation, childbirth, child abuse, satire, father son relationship, cunnilingus, latin, monologue, absurd humor, autobiography ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Freak

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, talky and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, society, stand up comedian, profanity, comedian, satire and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Freak: Spic-O-Rama (1993), 700 Sundays (2014), Cut'n It Up: Dallas (2009), Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019), Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Spic-O-Rama (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: John Leguizamo's follow-up to Mambo Mouth.
Style: ethnic humor, one man show
Plot: stereotype, latin, comedian, stand up comedian, monologue, family relations, stereotypes, dialogue driven, social satire, satire, actor playing himself, actor playing female role ...
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700 Sundays (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 700 Sundays, legendary comedian and actor Billy Crystal tells the stories of his youth, growing up in the jazz world of Manhattan, his teenage years, and finally adulthood. The Tony Award-winning show is a funny and poignant exploration of family ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, coming of age, youth, parents and children, autobiography, stand up comedian, childhood, performer's life, vulgarity, sexual humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Cut'n It Up: Dallas (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Seven comedians bring down the house in the second line up of comic stylings from Producer Cecil Chambers series "Cut'N It Up". In this set the city of Dallas is on display as Rodney Perry, Juan Villereal, Joey Wells, Rayzor, Mark ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, live comedy, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, artists and showbiz, satire, social differences, interracial relations, culture clash, lifestyle, society, city life, comedian, joke, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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56%
Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In a comedy special directed by Spike Jonze, Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, live comedy, topical humor ...
Plot: stand up special, performer's life, humour, religions or cults, concert footage, sarcasm, family, artists and showbiz, live performance, entertainment, live audience, actor playing himself ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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53%
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Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In front of a live audience at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Emmy-nominated host of Real Time with Bill Maher performs an all-new hour of stand-up comedy.  ...
Style: live comedy, semi serious, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, democrat, state affairs, political satire, live performance, adult humor, joke, live audience, society, liberal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to like each other as friends
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friends, interracial relations, friendship, subway, police, coming of age, buddies, bittersweet, teenage life, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, social problems, everyday life, performance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, sexual activity, parody, stand up comedian, pop culture, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Political comedy about the Government (domestic and foreign policies), the president, the public's own ignorance and faults, and so forth. He also makes some hilarious detours in his own renditions of rap lyrics read out in proper, coherent ...
Style: witty, dark humor, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: democrat, artists and showbiz, state affairs, joke, stand up comedian, satire, politics, military, live audience, drugs, comedian, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, switzerland, iraq, canada
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Kevin Hart: Irresponsible (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Stand-up comedian Kevin Hart talks about his family, travel and a year full of reckless behavior in front of a live sold-out crowd in London.
Style: humorous, concert film, witty, talky, not serious ...
Plot: stand up comedian, stand up special, humour, artists and showbiz, live performance, american abroad, performance, performer's life, comedian, journey, kids and family, fast talker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, london
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Latham Entertainment Presents (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stand-up comedy concert film Latham Entertainment Presents features a handful of African-American comedians including D.L. Hughley, Bruce Bruce, Earthquake, and Rickey Smiley.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, not serious, live comedy
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, performer's life, society, profanity, theater, joke, actor playing himself, comedienne, live audience, stand up comedian, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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42%
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, jewish family, semi autobiographical, brooklyn new york city, great depression, eccentric family, siblings relations, parents and children, gambling, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: new york, usa
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38%
Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Patrice O'Neal is one of the funniest, most respected comedians working today. You know him from his recurring roles on The Office and Arrested Development, as host of VH1's Web Junk 20, as a featured guest on Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn. ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious
Plot: profanity, couples, racism, society, theater, female director, stand up comedian, stand up
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Pest (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, manhunt, chase, scam, survival, crime, crimes, hitman, partners, disguise, latin, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, scotland
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37%
Trevor Noah: African American (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Internationally acclaimed comedian Trevor Noah challenges the status quo through his unique perspective, breaking down cultural flaws on all sides and finding our mutual connections with laughter. Born a mixed-race child in South Africa under ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: racism, fish out of water, culture clash, disorder, artists and showbiz, society, stand up comedian, friendship, interracial relations, misfit, performer's life, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south africa
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33%
Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Recorded November 10th, 2011 as part of the New York Comedy Festival, and only available for purchase online, Louis C.K. follows up his 2010 concert film Hilarious with a new hour’s worth of shrewdly observed and periodically profane material. He ...
Style: humorous, cynical, one man show, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performance, social problems, profanity, theater, politically correct, sexual perversion, society, death, sex talk, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, satire, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, actor's life, interracial relations, filmmaking, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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33%
Bill Burr: Paper Tiger (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Comedian Bill Burr talks male feminists, outrage culture, robot sex, and cultural appropriation in this standup comedy special shot in London.
Style: cynical, talky, humorous, dark humor, entertaining ...
Plot: stand up special, stand up comedian, humour, social problems, society, dictatorship, robot, feminism, cultural difference, performer's life, youth, live performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, britain, usa
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32%
Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, artists and showbiz, society, actor, talented, counterculture, social relations, social satire, parody, monologue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Underground (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Underground was a sketch comedy series produced by and starring Damon Wayans. It aired on Showtime. Wayans describes the show as "In Living Color on steroids." In fact the show features raunchy, sexist, and racist behavior, and as ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parody, satire, lifestyle, social differences, interracial relations, americana, celebrity culture, racism, disorder, society, stand up comedian, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: In her first-ever HBO solo special, Sarah Silverman takes the stage for an evening of adults-only stand-up comedy. Taped live in front of an intimate audience of 39 fans at Largo, a music and comedy club in Los Angeles, Sarah Silverman: We Are ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, cynical ...
Plot: satire, strong female presence, profanity, silly humor, republican, democrat, 9/11, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, live audience, stand up special ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh) bring you Asssscat - an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut. Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, a guest ...
Style: live comedy, realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: improv, satire, hollywood, theater, disorder, indoor, artists and showbiz, silly humor, audience participation, irreverence, joke, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, lifestyle, showbiz, introspection, disorder, theater, liberal, fast talker, profanity, culture clash, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, disorder, nothing goes right, society, tv show, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, family relations, twins, youth, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, siblings relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m. opposite ABC's popular television shows Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. The show was ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, biting, suspense ...
Plot: satire, variety show, interracial relations, performer's life, media, society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, disorder, stand up comedian, song, singer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Jeff Dunham: Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The multi-platinum selling comedian performs his first holiday-themed stand-up special with his friends.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, live comedy, one man show ...
Plot: holiday, artists and showbiz, disorder, lifestyle, prank, silly humor, goofy hero, stand up comedian, absurd humor, puppet, joke, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Supporting Characters (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, witty
Plot: filmmaking, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, buddies, interracial friendship, marriage proposal, friends, urban, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Standup special filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, talky, captivating ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Dave Attell: Road Work (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 2014 standup special originally aired on Comedy Central.
Style: witty, biting, not serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, profanity, live audience
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Who Shot Patakango? (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale set in Brooklyn during the late '50s which centers around the high school life of a group of teens that have to deal with racial tensions at their interracial vocational high school.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: school, racism, teenage love, college life, interracial relations, adolescence vs adulthood, urban ghetto life, friendship, high school life, college, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new york
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