Movies like Hollywood Boulevard

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Hollywood Boulevard
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joe Dante directs this story of the glamour, the glitter, the magical allure of Hollywood... and not a speck of it rubs off on Miracle Pictures, where "If it's a good picture, it's a Miracle." This is a hilarious tribute to the unsung heroes who grind out the B movies massacred by critics, but nursed fondly in the hearts of film fans everywhere.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, desire for fame, factory, showbiz, parody, artists and showbiz, murder, rise to the top, miraculous event, ambition, crimes, disorder, lifestyle, hare krishna, topless sunbathing, cobra, film premiere, cigarette holder, camp, braless, film within a film, convertible, lens flare ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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Comedy
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USA
28 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood and parody mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Hollywood Boulevard: Cannes Man (1997), Cecil B. DeMented (2000), Movers & Shakers (1985), Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004), Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper. Beloved, sassy Golden Girl Rue McClanahan stars as an unbeloved, depressive stripper who wants to become a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, showbiz, parody, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, desire for fame, media satire, filmmaking, ambition, lifestyle, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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System:   95%
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Cannes Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Film producer Sy Lerner makes a bet with a fellow film executive that he can turn any nobody into a star at the Cannes Film Festival. A New York cab driver who is visiting the festival is chosen as the test subject to settle the bet and Sy uses his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: actor's life, farce, desire for fame, celebrity culture, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, parody, rise to the top, cons and scams, media satire, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, cannes ...
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    User:   100%
 
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Cecil B. DeMented
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, cult, drugs/alcohol, violence, perversion, media satire, filmmaking, pornography, censorship, artists and showbiz, sexualized violence, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, california
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System:   78%
    User:   72%
 
Movers & Shakers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: nothing goes right, hollywood, actor's life, parody, singleness, celebrity culture, media satire, filmmaking, showbiz, breakup, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   69%
 
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless ...
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, journalism, couple relations, hollywood, celebrity culture, murder, media satire, showbiz, tv show, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, usa, montana, india
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System:   73%
    User:   66%
 
Pauly Shore Is Dead
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, witty, realistic ...
Plot: death, stupidity, nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, weed, store, filmmaking, parody, artists and showbiz, hollywood, dumb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa
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System:   73%
    User:   78%
 
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, writers, filmmaking, showbiz, lame, artists and showbiz, sarcasm, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
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Bowfinger
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, parody, farce, filmmaking, movie business, twins, comedy of errors, paranoia, celebrity culture, cult, showbiz, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   58%
 
For Your Consideration
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Plot: hollywood, obsession, actor's life, dysfunctional family, drinking, jewish, terminal illness, media satire, parody, farce, filmmaking, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   64%
    User:   58%
 
Girls Will Be Girls
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The confessional, behind-the-scenes showbiz melodrama goes under the knife — so to speak — in this drag comedy. "Girls Will Be Girls" casts three male performers in the roles of Evie Harris (Jack Plotnick), a has-been starlet of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, gays and lesbians, showbiz, aging, artists and showbiz, vengeance, gay, parody, filmmaking, gender, cabaret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arkansas, wyoming
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System:   63%
    User:   65%
 
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Entourage
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate ...
Style: sexy, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, hollywood, buddies, revenge, celebrity culture, chase, pornography, relationship vs career, reality tv, showbiz, sex, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, ibiza, texas ...
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System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, goofy hero, desire for fame, follow your dream, innocence lost, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, misfit, rising to stardom, fall in love, sexual relations, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, idaho
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System:   61%
    User:   73%
 
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks at the entire process, from the oddball ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Plot: martial arts, actor's life, contests and competitions, parody, desire for fame, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, tv show, filmmaking, ambition, media ...
Time: 70s
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System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
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My Breakfast with Blassie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: My Breakfast with Blassie is a movie starring Andy Kaufman and professional wrestler "Classy" Freddie Blassie. It is a mostly improvised parody of the popular art film My Dinner with Andre and is set in a restaurant where Kaufman and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, writer's life, restaurant, parody, taxi, prank, celebrity culture, hollywood, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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    User:   64%
 
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Chump Change
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A failed Hollywood actor returns to his home town in Wisconsin and reminisces about his life in L.A. to a potential new girlfriend about his faults, auditions, misadventures, and confrontations with the evils of Hollywood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, cynical
Plot: actor's life, obsession, hollywood, romance, looking for love, filmmaking, showbiz, fashion, nothing goes right, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, wisconsin, los angeles, iceland, milwaukee wisconsin
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System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
The World's Greatest Lover
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, farce, showbiz, disorder, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, mistaken identity, filmmaking, switching roles, choking, ambition ...
Time: 20s
Place: usa
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System:   57%
    User:   53%
 
The Groove Tube
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, actor's life, buddies, goofy hero, mad scientist, performer's life, rise and fall, television, rising to stardom, tv show, sexual relations, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
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Starlets
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, media satire, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
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He's Way More Famous Than You
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, desire for fame, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, showbiz, filmmaking, hopes, lifestyle, fame, celebrity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, bus, rising to stardom, family, hollywood, celebrity culture, filmmaking, showbiz, dog, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: california
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System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
Confessions of an Action Star
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A 'mocumentary' on the rise and fall of Chip and Dales dancer turned martial arts action star, Francis Allen Sledgewick, AKA Frank Sledge. When fame and fortune caused Frank to lose his sense of what's truely important, he realised ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: martial arts, hollywood, actor's life, parody, rise and fall, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, fame, dancer, artists and showbiz, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
Lisa Picard Is Famous
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, workplace situations, filmmaking, love and romance, media, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
The Underground Comedy Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, parody, buddies, goofy hero, moon, mad scientist, performer's life, gender bending, media satire, showbiz, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, kentucky, usa
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System:   50%
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Hollywood Dreams
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: actor's life, musician's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, romance, fish out of water, gender bending, midlife crisis, bus, mistaken identity, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, iowa, los angeles, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, parody, chaos and mayhem, media satire, media, disorder, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, chaos, laser, elephant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
The Errand Boy
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: nothing goes right, fish out of water, parody, actor's life, hollywood, anti heroes, buddies, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace romance, media satire, mistaken identity ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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S.O.B.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, tragicomedy ...
Plot: hollywood, pornography, actor's life, innocence lost, suicide, showbiz, suicide attempt, death, filmmaking, office, artists and showbiz, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
Waiting for Guffman
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, funny ...
Plot: small town, mechanic, showbiz, deadpan, social relations, dialogue, artists and showbiz, actor's life, gay, crime gone awry, eccentricity, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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System:   46%
    User:   52%
 

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The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Xaviera Hollander has to navigate some sleazy studio politics to see the production of the film version of her memoirs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, hollywood, showbiz, filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, hopes, lifestyle, sexual fantasy, billiards ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
Myra Breckinridge
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Myron Breckinridge flies to Europe to get a sex-change operation and is transformed into the beautiful Myra. She travels to Hollywood, meets up with her rich Uncle Buck and, claiming to be Myron's widow, demands money. Instead, Buck gives Myra ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gory, actor's life, gays and lesbians, transsexual, hollywood, switching roles, obsession, filmmaking, gender bending, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, europe, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
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