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Laughing to the Bank (2011)
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Laughing to the Bank (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck actor is frustrated with Hollywood and makes a plan to write, direct, and distribute his own project. When the money goes missing, it proves to just be the beginning of an adventure to get it back.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: rise to the top, bank, hollywood, african american man, filmmaker, comedian, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and light films with plots about hollywood, artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, friends, couples and ambition mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Laughing to the Bank: Stuntmen (2009), Nobody's Watching (2006), Jenny (1997), The Security Men (2013), Southbound Heist (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.
Style: rough, realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, actor's life, contests and competitions, hollywood, filmmaking, ambition, downfall, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Nobody's Watching (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Gail Mancuso film.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: television, hollywood, television studio, friendship, fictional reality show, tv show, friend, failed pilot, reality, warner bros, stage, auditorium ...
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Jenny (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Jenny is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1997 to 1998. The series was intended to be a star vehicle for Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy. It was rated TV-MA.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, inheritance, female protagonist
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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The Security Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Duckers, Jimmy and Ray are three work-shy security guards at a shopping mall who spend much of their time mocking their Jobsworth boss Kenneth. One night they bunk off to watch and bet on a boxing match at the electrical shop, only to find on their ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: workplace situations, working class, workplace, disorder, shopping mall, robbery, security guard, nightshift
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Southbound Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz and his friends take a road trip after discovering his landlord's plot to kill the creator of the Showboy magazine. Chaz must choose between his beloved magazines, his best friends, the girl of his dreams, or saving an innocent man's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: buddies, friends, moral dilemma, on the road, road trip, slacker, magazine, convention, garage, bar
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Homie Spumoni (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Stark Raving Black (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blustery funnyman Lewis Black hits the stage for his Comedy Central special, which finds the comic using his wry observational humor to skewer everything from Washington politicians and the tanking economy to cellphones and getting old.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: adult humor, satire, artists and showbiz, state affairs, politics, stand up comedian, political satire, political humor, anger, comedian, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit
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Pittsburgh (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread a surprisingly elegant line between genuine documentary and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, showbiz, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, actor's life, couples, couple relations, celebrity culture, hollywood, audition, media, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: THE LITTLEST SUSPECT is the third one hour stand-up special by Kevin Pollak. Although best known for his award-winning work as an actor in over sixty films (A Few Good Men, Casino and The Usual Suspects), Kevin started out as a stand-up comedian, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, feel good ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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44%
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White T (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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She Wants Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, sincere
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, unlikely couple, couples, once in a lifetime opportunity, fame, college, american dream, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Country: USA
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