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A King and His Movie (1986)
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A King and His Movie (1986)
Original name: La película del rey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Buenos Aires movie director, very fond of the legend of the King of Patagonia and Araucania, decides to make a movie about it. Despite of financial troubles, technical problems, misfortune and desertions, he undertakes the journey to Patagonia for the film with a second-rate actor company. Neglected by the producer and shortly after by the company, he will make the movie alone, in a surreal landscape like mad.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, obsession, ambition, against the odds, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, showbiz, native american, ghost, king, police, actor, orphan, mannequin, costume, carnival, surrealism, priest, disguise, indians
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, filmmaking, disorder, showbiz, film within a film, nothing goes right and ambition mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A King and His Movie: The Rest is Silence (2007), Eversmile, New Jersey (1989), The State of Things (1982), State and Main (2000), The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Rest is Silence (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible screen adaptation of the real Independence War ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, obsessive quest, ambition, career change, showbiz, society, director, state affairs, partners, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe, romania
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Eversmile, New Jersey (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Traveling dentist O'Connell traverses South America on his motorcycle for the 'Eversmile' foundation of New Jersey, in a fight not only against caries, but also against fear, ignorance, indifference - and established antediluvian ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: love and romance, partners, adventure, friends, human nature, fall in love, buddies, social relations, obsessive quest, missing person, disorder, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The State of Things (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Portugal, France, Spain, Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's The Day the World Ended (1956) . The producer is nowhere to be found and director Munro attempts to find him in hopes of being able to finish ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, artists and showbiz, mystery, workplace, disorder, nuclear holocaust, chases and races, nothing goes right, hotel, showbiz, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, usa, los angeles, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
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State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, vermont, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A star studded special written and directed by Peter Davison. With the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who about to film, the 'Classic' Doctors are keen to be involved. But do they manage it?
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, showbiz, tv show, actor, joke, actor playing himself, doctor who
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Fantastic World of Juan Orol (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mexico’s half-forgotten B-movie master, “involuntary surrealist” Juan Orol (1897–1988), receives a pitch-perfect tribute in this deft, irresistible love letter to a self-made man of showbiz whose career spanned half a century and nearly 60 ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, captivating, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this non- stop hilarious ride we follow a struggling Movie Studio that is willing to do anything to make a buck even if it means ruining its reputation, and running the Movie Industry into the ground. This film has everything that an audience ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fai, a talented actor who has won the Best New Artist of the Hong Kong Film Awards and always plays leading roles in television, is an arrogant guy who does not cherish the opportunities given to him. As he keeps on criticizing his co-workers, his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A documentary on the making of a big budget Bible picture. This is a spoof that shows the inside action on a film set where everything that could possibly go wrong goes wrong.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, epic, not serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, nothing goes right, road not taken, showbiz, down on your luck, scout, religions or cults, disorder, artists and showbiz, movie studio, film within a film, noah's ark ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: sincere, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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41%
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