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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (2000)
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (2000)
Original name: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three men perform the entire 37 play canon from William Shakespeare in under two hours. A lot of quick costume changes and even more laughs.
Plot: parody, rap, theater, professor, female impersonator, theatre audience, breaking the fourth wall, live audience, stage play, filmed play, audience participation, shakespeare play, talking to the audience

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and talky films with plots about parody, satire, female nudity, stand up comedian, comedian, joke and surrealism mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (2016), Pygmalion (1983), Cunk on Christmas (2016), Romeo & Julio (2009), Planet of the Erotic Ape (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre brings Peter Pan Goes Wrong to BBC One. As part of its commitment to community theatre, the BBC has commissioned The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, an amateur dramatics group, to recreate the JM Barrie ...
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Pygmalion (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play.
Plot: taxi, colonel, professor, kimono, cockney
Time: year 1912
Place: london
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Victoria Wood with All The Trimmings (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The comedienne stars in this festive sketch show, alongside a host of celebrity guests.
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Cunk on Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Philomena Cunk is on a festive mission to track down the true meaning of Christmas, and find out exactly what it wants. It's an insightful documentary which takes her on a journey from pagan winter festivals and the nativity story, via ...
Plot: parody, christmas, expert, interview, comedienne
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Romeo & Julio (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Croatia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Break-dance trash musical comedy/parody based on William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.
Plot: breakdance, parody, underground, cult, white trash, storyteller, garbage, gay, surrealism, shakespeare's romeo and juliet
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Planet of the Erotic Ape (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A mad scientist creates a device that transports him to a world where women rule. They keep all the men locked away, and have their sexual needs fulfilled by the local ape population. Soon the women force the newest male in their midst to help them ...
Plot: parody, gorilla suit, simulated sex, high heels, female nudity, lesbianism, lesbian, group sex, shower, sex, bathtub
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The Gentle 12 (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shun Nakahara directs this comic take on Sidney Lumet's 1957 classic Twelve Angry Men. Just as in that earlier work, this film takes place in a jury room and takes place in real time. The film opens as the jury is about to acquit the defendant ...
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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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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
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The Odd Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Arthur Harris is a happily married man who returns from his job to discover that his wife, Fiona, is leaving him. Devastated he gets really drunk and tries to commit suicide. After a few setbacks and while he is trying to electrocute himself with a ...
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Sexy American Idle (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: This ultra-sexy spoof of the hit TV show "American Idol" finds a small town putting on a splashy talent competition that features an endless parade of inept performers, bizarre personalities, talentless hacks and a quartet of eccentric ...
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Slammer Girls (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: female nudity, lesbian sex, women's prison, female impersonator, lesbian, shower, prison, pun, satire, goofball, parody, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986)
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Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
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Three on a Spree (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 60s
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Tunnel Vision (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely crack you up! This outrageous and irreverent spoof ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: non-linear
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Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Story: No overview found.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Rebel High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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