Movies like The World of Abbott and Costello

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The World of Abbott and Costello (1965)
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The World of Abbott and Costello (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A compilation of clips from 19 Abbott & Costello features: The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap, In the Navy, Hit the Ice, Who Done It?, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Mexican Hayride, Hold That Ghost, Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion, Little Giant, In Society, Ride 'Em Cowboy, The Naughty Nineties, Buck Privates Come Home, Buck Privates, Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops, Lost in Alaska, Comin' Round the Mountain, Abbott and Costello Go to Mars and Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy. - Written by Tom Weaver
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, psychotronic, silent film, offbeat
Plot: farce, mountain, mars, partners, nightclub, artists and showbiz, society, unlikely partners, chaos and mayhem, media, small town, disorder, fish out of water, mistaken identity, workplace, odd couple, goofy hero, silly humor, baseball, actor, athlete, frankenstein's monster, plumber, chases and races, archive footage ...
Time: 60s
Place: alaska

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films with plots about disorder, silly humor, goofy hero, farce, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right and partners mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like The World of Abbott and Costello: Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010), Hardly Working (1980), Brain Donors (1992), Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009), Who's Minding the Store? (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Fresh off the heels of appearing in movies like Superhero Movie and The 40 Year-Old Virgin, fast-talking comedian Kevin Hart stars in his second live stand-up performance in Cleveland, Ohio, where he makes fun of everything and everybody - ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: disorder, adult virgin, society, artists and showbiz, silly humor, stand up comedian, stand up special, african american, stand up, fast talker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio
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Hardly Working (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job. The film opens with a brief montage of clips from past Lewis movies. He then moves into a succession of jobs that he ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, down on your luck, chaos and mayhem, unemployment, adventure, starting over, goofy hero, circus, disorder, silly humor, stupidity, clown ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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90%
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, entertaining, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: shopping mall, filmmaker, goofy hero, disorder, buddies, workplace, partners, farce, artists and showbiz, restaurant, embezzlement, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, misfit, goofy hero, rivalry, disorder, taxi driver, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
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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, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: strong sexual content, rivalry, contests and competitions, disorder, chaos, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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86%
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, farce, adventure, revolution, disorder, family relations, friends, siblings relations, switching roles, rebellion, partners ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
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Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Arguing With Myself, a recorded live performance of ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, portrays a comedian whose revival of an old-fashioned art has made ventriloquism more relevant to modern societal concerns. Starring his six main characters, from Bubba ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, clever
Plot: puppet, ventriloquist, lifestyle, performer's life, society, ambition, artists and showbiz, performance, disorder, workplace situations, workplace, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, family relations, rise to the top, parents and children, wooing, romance, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, mistaken identity, store ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
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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: cynical, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, silly humor, democrat, republican, society, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, stand up special, farce, sexual humor, sexual joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Vive la France (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, funny, light ...
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Plot: terrorism, nude beach, culture clash, fish out of water, farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, partners, mistaken identity, disorder, society, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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All's Faire in Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance Faires.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, college, campus, disorder, workplace, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, wooing, workplace romance, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: usa, michigan
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Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: iron curtain, farce, nothing goes right, dishonesty, clergy, goofy hero, political unrest, conspiracy, silly humor, disorder, screwball, espionage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as "Memento," "Pulp Fiction," ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive quest, filmmaking, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, goofy hero, crime gone awry, hostage, artists and showbiz, media satire, gender, disorder, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Patsy (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, biting, cynical, suspense ...
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Time: 60s
Place: usa
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Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, showbiz, media satire, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, media, goofy hero, filmmaking, chaos, disorder, absurdism, social satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: You may see one show, but you haven't senn them all! Following on from the amazingly successful JAY AND SILENT BOB TEA BAGGING IN THE UK, Fast-talking, foul mouthed Jay and his "hetero life partner' Silent Bob return with their second ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, talky, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
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Morgan Pålsson - World Reporter (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Utrikesreportern Morgan Pålsson och hans fotograf Robert Flycht blir skickade på ett uppdrag till ett okänt nordafrikanskt land – Matóbo. Uppdraget går ut på att följa valet i landet men istället utbryter en militärkupp och Morgan visar ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, reporter, coup d'etat, odd couple, journalist, misfit, unlikely partners, partners, nothing goes right, media, goofy hero, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Nasty Rabbit (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russian spies secretly infect rabbits with a deadly bacteria, then let them loose in the U.S.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, disorder, farm, chaos, partners, dishonesty, undercover, heroes, misfit, mad scientist, secret agents, escapades ...
Time: 60s
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Recep Ivedik 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When his grandmother takes ill, foolish brute Recep tries to satisfy her wishes by getting a job and attempting to find a suitable wife.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: goofy hero, workplace, misfit, life is a bitch, social misfits, fish out of water, unemployment, disorder, love and romance, society, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Ritz (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, showbiz, aids, couple relations, fall in love, hotel, disorder, couples, silly humor, gender, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
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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: humorous, witty, talky, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, dark humor, performer's life, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: parody, humorous, satirical, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, comeback, disorder, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, buddies, alcohol abuse, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 50s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, manhattan new york city, new york
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50%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, hotel, hitman, on the run, save the day, switching roles, odd couple, hidden identity, nothing goes right, partners, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Protect and Serve (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of bumbling French cops team up to take on the underworld.
Style: realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, partners, police investigation, odd couple, fighting crime, heroic mission, disorder, society, partners against crime, culture clash, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, weed, mistaken identity, disorder, drug abuse, fish out of water, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, friends, partners, buddies ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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47%
Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this non- stop hilarious ride we follow a struggling Movie Studio that is willing to do anything to make a buck even if it means ruining its reputation, and running the Movie Industry into the ground. This film has everything that an audience ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, ironic, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, media, artists and showbiz, media satire, showbiz, unfulfillment, downfall, ambition, blind ambition, nothing goes right, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: The Morecambe & Wise Show is the third TV series by English comedy double-act Morecambe and Wise. It began airing in 1968 on BBC 2, specifically because it was then the only channel broadcasting in colour, following the duo's move to the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, parody
Plot: disorder, friends, partners, artists and showbiz, odd couple, silly humor, duo, celebrity guests, comedy team, british humour
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: obsession, farce, disorder, couple relations, kindergarten, hidden identity, mistaken identity, ambition, moral dilemma, parents and children, dishonesty, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Stitch in Time (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accident in the butchers shop leads Norman Pitkin and Mr Grimsdale to the hospital where, after causing the normal ammount of chaos, Pitkin finds Lindy, a little girl who hasn't spoken or smiled since her parents were killed in an aeroplane ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: hospital, heroes, misfit, goofy hero, nothing goes right, orphan, disorder, fish out of water, mistaken identity, silly humor, butcher, woman in underwear ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, workplace situations, workplace, investigation, nothing goes right, goofy hero, storage unit, disorder, silly humor, drag ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%