Movies like Bam Bam and Celeste

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Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)
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Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Celeste (Margaret Cho) and Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels) escape their Midwest hometown for New York, and take on their high-school nemeses - the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - while discovering that true beauty lies within.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, touching, realistic, semi serious, multicultural, offbeat
Plot: road trip, misfit, tv show, friendship, friends, on the road, beauty salon, society, lifestyle, best friends, gays and lesbians, social misfits, gender, physical appearance, lesbian, gay, escape, gay sex, racism, bullying, homosexual, homosexuality, mother daughter relationship, fortune teller, korean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about friends, society, friendship, buddies, misfit, disorder and lifestyle mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Bam Bam and Celeste: Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008), Cho Dependent (2011), 29th and Gay (2005), Growing Up and Other Lies (2014), The Outcasts (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Cho Dependent (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Miss Margaret Cho is back, and she has a few things she'd like to share with you. From her hilarious recounting of her backstage feud with the Palins during 'Dancing with the Stars' to musical interludes featuring Cho's witty ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious
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Place: georgia, usa
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29th and Gay (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following a year in the life of James Sanchez, it's a story about a guy rapidly approaching thirty, who doesn't have a six-pack, full head of hair or a boyfriend. While his best friend Roxy, an actress-turned-activist, struggles with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, light ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After living for years as a struggling artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends – Billy, Rocks and Gunderson – to help him retrace their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, sentimental ...
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Duration: 106 min.
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Hollidaysburg (2014)
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Duration: 88 min.
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Duration: 84 min.
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