Movies like Whoops Apocalypse 1986

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Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
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Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 begins. If anyone can prevent the oncoming apocalypse it's the American President, but her closest ally the British Prime Minister appears to have gone stark raving mad.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, witty, not serious, apocalyptic
Plot: satire, island, politics, terrorism, danger, society, chaos and mayhem, chaos, head of state, state affairs, profanity, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), apocalypse, end of the world, parody, world war two, terrorist, mercenary, invasion, crazy, kidnapping, cold war, united states of america, world war three ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, england, caribbean, soviet union, britain, south america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and suspense films with plots about satire, farce, society, disorder, parody, nudity (full frontal - brief) and politics mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Whoops Apocalypse: Yes, Prime Minister (1986), Beer (1985), First Family (1980), Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009), Canadian Bacon (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: politics, satire, manipulations, dishonesty, political corruption, media satire, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, state affairs, society, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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95%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: satire, politics, prime minister, british prime minister, government, power relations, staff, responsibility, workplace, state affairs, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Beer (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.
Style: humorous, biting, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: bar, satire, heroes, media, profanity, shrewd, farce, workplace, buddies, drugs/alcohol, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: lumberjack, monty python, satire, parody, farce, chef, foot race, compilation, blackmail, stupidity, obstacle course, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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First Family (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The president (Bob Newhart) and his boozing wife (Madeline Kahn) go to Africa to bargain for their abducted daughter's (Gilda Radner) return.
Style: exciting, cynical, realistic, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: politics, head of state, state affairs, parody, disorder, looking for sex, alcohol abuse, eccentric family, kidnapping, satire, silly humor, family life ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, strong sexual content, chaos, disorder, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, profanity, misfit, interview, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, topical humor ...
Plot: politics, parody, election, patriotism, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, satire, greed, family drama, bug, leadership ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, political comedy, satirical ...
Plot: politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Clockwise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, chaos, farce, school, race against time, obsession, disorder, power relations, profanity, comedy of errors, teachers and students, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Britannia Hospital (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by ...
Style: semi serious, clever, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), power relations, chaos, doctors and patients, chaos and mayhem, mad scientist, fighting the system, journalism, nothing goes right, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: relocation, house, social differences, family relations, couples, society, love and romance, moving, property
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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In the Loop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, satirical, witty ...
Plot: intern, politics, new job, profanity, farce, war, state affairs, workplace, political unrest, media, satire, un ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., england, london, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mutiny on the Buses (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the ...
Style: witty, sitcom, humorous, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: bus, working class, workplace, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, workplace situations, relationship vs career, rivalry, dishonesty, farce, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: satire, media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, society, comedy team, joke, disorder, celebrity culture, media, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Water (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Michael Caine stars as Baxter Thwaites, the laid-back Governor of the sleepy British colony of Cascara. But when American oil drillers accidentally strike a gusher of ultra-delicious mineral water, the forgotten Caribbean out-post becomes a global ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Plot: politics, farce, disorder, dishonesty, satire, leadership, society, island, fish out of water, destiny, political corruption, political satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, atlantic ocean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, media, lifestyle, actor's life, hidden identity, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, media satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Yrrol: An Enormously Well Thought Out Movie (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Yrrol: An Enormously Well Thought Out Movie. Sketch comedy
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, family relations, disorder, silly humor, husband wife relationship, abduction, taxi driver, hospital, actor playing himself, waitress ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: satire, parody, silly humor, news, disorder, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, entertainment, actress playing multiple roles, tv news, united kingdom ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Anarchy TV (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, media, rebellion, fighting the system, clergy, society, tv show, parents and children, friends, teenager, anarchy, minister ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, satirical, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, nothing goes right, politics, society, actor's life, satire, islam, stand up comedian, sarcasm, parody, farce, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
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37%
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No Surrender (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michael Angelis stars in a comedy about double booking a Catholic and Protestant night in a Liverpool nightclub.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: alcohol abuse, protestant, terrorism, on the road, chaos and mayhem, partners, deadly, golden years, crimes, friendship, nightclub, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, pig, village, countryside, small town, working class, social differences, disorder, black market, couples, social relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: cult film, controversial, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: satire, roman empire, parody, suprisingly clever, weirdo, dungeon, execution, christmas, mistaken identity, farce, crucifix, cult ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ninja Academy (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Police Academy" styled film offers its laughs at the expense of students of the obvious school for ninjas.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: secret agents, parody, martial arts, silly humor, farce, goofy hero, escapades, master warrior, undercover, heroes, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Qualunquemente (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corrupt and sleazy entrepreneur Cetto La Qualunque comes back to Italy and "jumps into politics" lest his law-abiding opponent, Giovanni De Santis, is elected as mayor.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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