Movies like The Classic 2001

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The Classic (2001)
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The Classic (2001)
Original name: Klassikko
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A self-loving fictional autobiography of author Kari Hotakainen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: writer's life, obsession, chase, womanizer, writer's block, publisher, fictional biography, writing, manhood, journalism, satire, artists and showbiz, media, car, police, writers, alcohol, stereotype, car salesman, autobiography, newscaster, stereotypes, car dealer, reckless driving
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and captivating films with plots about artists and showbiz, love and romance, writer's life, couples, fall in love, family relations and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Classic: Not Another Happy Ending (2013), Bolivar Is Me (2002), The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008), Don Peyote (2014), The Waiters (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Not Another Happy Ending (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a struggling publisher discovers his only successful author is blocked he knows he has to unblock her or he's finished. With her newfound success, she's become too damn happy and she can't write when she's happy.The only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, writer's block, publisher, writer's life, workplace romance, workplace situations, overnight success, workplace, power relations, love and romance, romance, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the lucidity and the madness¸ Miranda really acts as a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: actor's life, political unrest, revolution, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, delusion, irony, satire, obsession, general ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two writers must face a dilemma that is common to anyone who has ever had an artistic friend: what happens when you have to give feedback, and the news isn't good? Sam, an aspiring screenwriter, and David, a successful magazine editor, have ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Plot: friendship, ego clash, best friends, showbiz, filmmaking, performer's life, rivalry, criticism, screenwriter, magazine editor, indoor, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.6
 799
Don Peyote (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ordinary guy delves deep into counterculture, conspiracy theories and the like as he tries to discern the structure of society.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: stoners, obsession, disorder, losing-it hero, end of the world, conspiracy theory, friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, life turned upside down, profanity, unfulfillment, drug ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Waiters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Taylor Starks and his co-workers, all aspiring actors, toil in a Los Angeles restaurant while "waiting" for their big break.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: restaurant, ambition, follow your dream, dream, actor, disgruntled worker, artists and showbiz, struggling artist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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82%
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Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, talky, witty, sincere ...
Plot: writers, writer's block, twins, obsession, mentally unstable, filmmaking, writer's life, odd, family relations, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, uptight character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, florida, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Village of the Stone Roller (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pekka (Martti Suosalo) saapuu pitkästä aikaa kotiseudulleen pieneen Jerusalemin kylään juhlistamaan kylän viimeisiä häitä. Hänen oma avioliittonsa näyttää ajautuneen umpikujaan. Kylän väki kokoontuu valmistelemaan tätä viimeistä ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: wedding, countryside, bittersweet, village, village life, unfulfillment, love and romance, social relations, couples, old man, metaphor, middle aged woman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Personal Tailor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the director of Back to 1942, Feng Xiaogang, comes PERSONAL TAILOR, one of the most unique films you'll see in this upcoming holiday season. Imagine a team that will sacrifice themselves for your dream at any cost -- but only if that dream ...
Style: cynical, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: follow your dream, satire, dream come true, social differences, artists and showbiz, hopes, filmmaking, society, media, company
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Garage owner Angelo and big-time film producer Alberto find themselves occupying neighbouring beds in a Rome hospital after suffering heart attacks. Alberto is a gregarious joker - and chain smoker - who has a strong effect on the impressionable ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, hopes, buddies, hospital, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, storytelling, dealing with death, unsuccessful, female director, control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: couples, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, mentally unstable, lifestyle, midlife crisis, writer's life, nothing goes right, family life, artists and showbiz, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 381
Write & Wrong (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: They say with age comes wisdom, but unfortunately, in Hollywood, no one seems to care. Quickly approaching her fiftieth birthday, talented and once-famous screenwriter Byrdie has lately had a hard time finding work in the movie biz. As she's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, love and romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, working the system, friends, discrimination, showbiz, fall in love, cons and scams, false identity, underwear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, couples, friendship, sexual relations, prostitute, fall in love, romance, society, disorder, friends, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Man Who Was Superman (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: SONG Soo-jung is a producer going on her third year at a small company. Her specialty is human interest stories. She is driven to produce these shallow stories for the sake of her ambition of one day becoming Korea’s own Oprah Winfrey. However, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: good versus evil, obsession, escapades, master villain, danger, heroes, secret identity, superhero, heroic mission, save the day, collision, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 210
True Enough (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anne is an attractive woman on the cusp of middle age trying in vain to divide her time fairly between her demanding job as a television presenter and her family. Her colleagues and friends have similar problems though.
Style: sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: film within a film, infidelity, artists and showbiz, gender, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, writer's life, couples, jazz, book, extramarital affair, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.5
 650
Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, redemption, golden years, introspection, elderly, actor's life, unfulfillment, filmmaking, aging, hopes, bittersweet, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Scapegoat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There is something strange - some would even say abnormal - about the Malaussène family. But if you take a closer look, no one could be happier than this cheerfully chaotic family, even though their mother is usually off on one romantic adventure ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Loitering with Intent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fledgling screenwriters retreat to a quiet country manor to work on their script, but a constellation of needy characters produces constant interruptions.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friends, deadline, post traumatic stress disorder, gardener, family relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, ambition, farm, disorder, house, country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mariages ! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, obsession, love and romance, family gatherings, parents and children, lovers reunited, love affair, wooing, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 962
Oki's Movie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A love story between a middle aged professor, a young female student who prepares a movie and a student/filmmaker who drinks too much.
Style: captivating, humorous, sentimental, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, couples, filmmaking, hopes, romance, college professor, society, fall in love, rivalry, student, mountain, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Public Sex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aspiring Gordie journalist drops his inhibitions to research the UK's North East outdoor sex scene. He meets a certain girl in a car park, and the totally unexpected happens.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.8
 236
Dirty Bomb (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lissu on 28-vuotias nuori nainen, joka työskentelee levy-yhtiön pr-managerina. Elokuvan alussa Lissu käy kehityskeskustelun esimiehensä, dramaattisen mogulin Martin Bakkan kanssa. Palkankorotusta odottava Lissu järkyttyy pahoin, kun Martin ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, music, record company, pop culture, marketing, business, rise to the top, youth, teenage life, pop music, publicity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Moon in a Bottle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zeta has a month to hand in a novel she has been commissioned to write and every day she searches for inspiration among the strange customers who are regulars at the Café Rossignol. There she becomes close to Alicia, a pretty waitress who ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: desire for fame, fall in love, ambition, friends, writer's life, love and romance, bar, ghost writer, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, donkey, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: breakup, obsession, couple relations, human nature, obsessive quest, lifestyle, self discovery, couples, battle of the sexes, gender, romance, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Kill Your Darlings (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A desperate young writer is lured on a wild ride through the desert by a mysterious woman in this darkly comic take on the all-American road trip. Along the way they cross paths with a hapless mobster, a 6 foot transvestite and a lovesick housewife, ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, psychological, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: desert, supportive spouse, looking for love, on the road, crimes, writer's life, criminal heroes, hollywood, writers, gangsters, kidnapping, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 721
On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, light ...
Plot: radio show, parents and children, disorder, midlife crisis, media, introspection, self discovery, hidden identity, love and romance, strong female presence, opposites attract, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Daddy Cool: Join the Fun (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Story: So, what can happen at a funeral? Even, if it's the funeral of Daddy Cool Douglas Lazarus? It's in Goa, tears, sad speeches, melancholia... right? Wrong! When... The coffin makers deliver the wrong body, all hell breaks loose in this witty ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, family gatherings, disorder, funeral, death of father, love, bollywood, beach, coffin, death, exercising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 620
The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, disorder, lifestyle, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director, religion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 2K
Road North (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A sly riff on the Prodigal Son story, Mika Kaurismaki's latest — about a joyless workaholic concert pianist who ends up on a wild ride with his long-lost rapscallion father — is a funny and cogent analysis of machismo, abandonment issues ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, captivating, semi serious
Plot: reunion, on the road, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, road trip, father son relationship, absent father, dysfunctional family, legacy, getting home, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 1K
The Last Run (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a young accountant is devastated after discovering his inspiringly beautiful girlfriend is cheating on him, his best friend, who's engaged to a girl he doesn't love, convinces him to go on a "run" and sleep with as many ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couple relations, redemption, rebelliousness, addiction, sexual relations, one-night stand, one night stand, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%