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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.
Style: parody
Plot: rap, theater, female impersonator, professor, breaking the fourth wall, theatre audience, 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 parody, humorous, realistic and not serious films with plots about satire, stand up comedian, joke, female nudity, comedian, disorder and theater mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Pygmalion (1983), Romeo & Julio (2009), Planet of the Erotic Ape (2002), The Gentle 12 (1991), A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pygmalion (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play.
Plot: professor, colonel, taxi, cockney, kimono
Time: year 1912
Place: london
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95%
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.
Style: parody
Plot: scrooge, empire fashion, christmas, sketch, british humour, jane austen
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Romeo & Julio (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Croatia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Break-dance trash musical comedy/parody based on William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.
Style: parody
Plot: breakdance, underground, cult, white trash, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, surrealism, garbage, gay, storyteller
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71%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, parody ...
Plot: improv, satire, silly humor, disorder, artists and showbiz, live performance, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, absurd humor, social satire, monologue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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 ...
Style: parody
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, female nudity, sex, group sex, bathtub, shower, simulated sex, high heels, gorilla suit
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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 ...
Style: parody, surprise ending
Plot: murder case, struggling actor, housewife, discussion, gym teacher, jury, dentist, ensemble
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The second televised production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Helen Mirren in the cast, although this time in a different role (Titania). In the 1968 production, which was released to movie theatres in Europe, but premiered in ...
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62%
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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 ...
Style: parody
Plot: surrealism, racist, caretaker, gay, homosexual, hitman, seduction, satire, high society, police officer, husband wife relationship, friendship ...
Place: big ben london, london
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61%
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Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield hosted this HBO special which includes fantastic performances by some of the best new talent of 1986. Comedians include Jeff Altman, Roseanne Barr, Sam Kinison, Bob Nelson, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert Townsend, and, of course, Rodney ...
Style: parody, live comedy
Plot: comedian, stand up comedian, abusive wife, comedy club, boxer, racial stereotype, stand up
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61%
Three on a Spree (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think!
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: couples, love and romance, youth, fortune, inheritance, millionaire, colonel
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn’t come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by the balls. Now you can learn ...
Style: parody, non-linear
Plot: satire, breaking the fourth wall, body swapping, political satire, elite, nfl, marriage, boy, wedding, dog, videotaping, court ...
Time: year 1978, year 1973, year 1986, year 1983, year 1977
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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56%
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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 ...
Style: parody, sitcom
Plot: satire, fictional game show, female nudity, irreverence, absurd humor, television, female full frontal nudity, undressing
Time: future
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56%
Saturday, Sunday & Monday (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Although this sounds like a weekend like many others, in the Prior house the atmosphere is rather tense because of some nervousness on the part of individual members of the family, especially the father, Peppino, who gets angry with anyone who ...
Plot: jealousy, theater, marriage, extramarital affair, tailor, grandfather grandson relationship, unrequited love, father son relationship, family relations, storekeeper, breaking the fourth wall, mother son relationship ...
Place: naples italy
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53%
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Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: evil alien, silly humor, satire, disorder, heroic mission, save the world, race against time, journalism, alien invasion, alien, stupidity, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Last Goon Show of All (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Sellers, Secombe and Milligan reunite for one last show.
Style: parody
Plot: royal family, satire, radio, orchestra, television, joke, entertainment, monologue, british, pop culture, water, stand up comedian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Slammer Girls (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: parody
Plot: women in prison, prison escape, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, prison, lesbian, female nudity, lesbian sex, women's prison, female impersonator, pun, goofball ...
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48%
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Beverly Kills (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Whacked-out, muscle-bound, cross-dressing actor Beverly Jackson has been rejected for a role in Pride Playhouses nude theatrical production of "Balls Out." Furious, Beverly decides to form a diabolical cult of revenge! Meanwhile, back at ...
Style: parody
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), hollywood, female impersonator, revenge, absurdism, homosexual, aspiring actor, surrealism, gay, male nudity, cult, satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: During the second season of "In Living Color", Jim Carrey began to prepare a stand-up comedy special. Before the special was telecast on Showtime, in November 1991, Jim's mother passed away. Jim dedicated "Jim Carrey's ...
Style: parody, concert film
Plot: comedian, pop culture, celebrity, live performance, celebrity impersonation, monologue, stand up comedian, entertainment, joke, stand up special, impersonation, elvis impersonator ...
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47%
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Luisa Omielan: What Would Beyoncé Do? (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Luisa shot to fame following one of the most successful debut stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, described as “one of the biggest stand up hits of the decade” by the Guardian. This seventy-five minute special captures the ...
Plot: stand up comedian, theater, female comedian
Place: london
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46%
Bullit & Riper (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: investigation, murder, friendship, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, partners, disorder, misunderstanding, buddies, crimes, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Spic-O-Rama (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: John Leguizamo's follow-up to Mambo Mouth.
Style: parody, one man show
Plot: latin, joke, stand up comedian, comedian, monologue, ethnic humor, dysfunctional family, social satire, wedding, stereotypes, family relations, satire ...
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44%
Never Say Macbeth (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Danny; a science teacher, tries to reunite with his ex-girlfriend Ruth, who has dumped him to become an actress in Hollywood. Stumbling into an LA theater during auditions asking: "Is this the audition for Macbeth?" he starts a series of ...
Plot: science teacher, acupuncture, audition, supernatural power, actor, witch, director, sword, spell, ghost, sword fight, superstition ...
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44%
The Chastity Belt (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A funny thing happened to Lurkalot, serf to Sir Coward de Custard, on the way to Custard Castle. Lurkalot sells lusty love potions and rusty chastity belts in the market place, but on this day Sir Graggart de Bombast arrives to sack the castle, and ...
Style: parody, sex comedy
Plot: long lost relative, chastity belt, monk, farce, crusade, ambiguity, woman in underwear, knight, sexy dress, tickling, large breasts, magnet
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44%
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Baby Jane? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Drag' reboot of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Baby Jane and Blanche are sisters with a history, Baby Jane in Vaudeville and Blanche in Hollywood pictures.
Style: parody, psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: drag, actor's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, haunted by the past, mental illness, rivalry, aging, siblings relations, gender bending, female impersonator, woman played by man
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, not serious, realistic, live comedy
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, society, performer's life, theater, stand up comedian, joke, african american, profanity, live audience, comedienne, actor playing himself
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Secret Sex Lives of Romeo and Juliet (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Romeo and Juliet love each other, but they also love everyone else in town.
Style: parody, sex comedy
Plot: sexual humor, sexploitation, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, sex, joke, female nudity, farce, sex spoof, goofball, pun, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
From Hong Kong with Love (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bons baisers de Hong Kong (From Hong Kong with Love) is a 1975 French film directed by Yvan Chiffre. It is a parody of James Bond movies featuring Les Charlots with scenes shot in Hong Kong. Mickey Rooney featured in the film as well as Bernard Lee ...
Style: parody, eurospy, cult film
Plot: espionage, spy, loser, queen elizabeth ii, caper, car accident, breaking the fourth wall, spy hero, british, surveillance, kung fu, gas ...
Time: 70s
Place: united kingdom, buckingham palace, hong kong
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43%
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Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, stupidity, murder, gross out humor, exorcism, dumb, farce, creativity, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
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Rebel High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rebel High is a 1987 social satire film about the chaos and mayhem that modern western cities' high schools became. It is based on a US novel by Evan Keliher.Made in Canada, most of the cast is relatively unknown and in many cases uncredited.
Style: parody
Plot: social satire, high school, drug dealing, punk rock, camp, punk, pie in the face
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Agent 8 3/4 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man travels to Prague for his new employer, unaware that he is being used as an espionage courier.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: secret agents, espionage, farce, cold war, james bond spoof, iron curtain, disorder, state affairs, escapades, heroes, undercover, working undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, central europe
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42%