Movies like Hollywood Boulevard

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Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
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Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
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: parody, humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: hollywood, murder, filmmaking, showbiz, rape, car accident, crimes, miraculous event, ambition, artists and showbiz, factory, lifestyle, rise to the top, actor's life, disorder, desire for fame, explosion, fight, bank robbery, agent, snake, writers, violence, death, female nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines, usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and parody films with plots about artists and showbiz, filmmaking, showbiz, hollywood, actor's life, satire and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Hollywood Boulevard: Shut Up and Shoot! (2006), Bowfinger (1999), He's Way More Famous Than You (2013), Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003), For Your Consideration (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)
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: parody, not serious, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood, media satire, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, cotton candy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: realistic, cynical, suspense, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, dishonesty, showbiz, cons and scams, filmmaking, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
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Bowfinger (1999)
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: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, nothing goes right, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, comedy of errors, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
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, feel good, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, lifestyle, follow your dream, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, fish out of water, showbiz, misfit, goofy hero, sexual relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
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: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, filmmaking, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, hollywood, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
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: parody, humorous, clever, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, lifestyle, media, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, actor's life, disorder, nothing goes right, media satire, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
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, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, ghost, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, cons and scams, death, faked suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, los angeles ...
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For Your Consideration (2006)
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: humorous, not serious, parody, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, film within a film, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, satire, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, actor's life, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: stuntman, contests and competitions, actor's life, rivalry, filmmaking, hollywood, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, downfall, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: noir, humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, film within a film, filmmaker, existentialism, manipulation, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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3 Geezers! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it's like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may be off from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: actor's life, elderly, disorder, hollywood, friends, filmmaking, showbiz, retirement home life, artists and showbiz, silly humor, retirement home, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, parody ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, dog, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, rescue, actor's life, rise to the top, desire for fame, heroes, ambition, family ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movers & Shakers (1985)
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: witty, offbeat, humorous, parody, realistic ...
Plot: satire, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, down on your luck, singleness, lifestyle, misfit, media, actor's life, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brother's Justice (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Motivated by Box Office statistics, Dax Shepard has made a decision to leave comedy to pursue his dream of becoming an international Martial Arts action star.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, buddies, partners, film within a film, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tracey Ullman's comedy special features the one-and-only 'Ruby Romaine'--the memorable character from HBO's 'Tracey Takes On.' After an illustrious career, veteran Hollywood makeup artist Ruby has decided to call it ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody, talky
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, showbiz, strong female presence, lifestyle, storytelling, celebrity, television, makeup artist, alcohol, makeover, trailer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: talky, suspense, clever, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, blackmail, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, satire, plan gone awry, artists and showbiz, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Tinseltown (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Hollywood it's all about who you know, and the only person two friends know is a serial killer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: hollywood, serial killer, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, investigation, deadly, crimes, crime, dark humor, down on your luck, murder, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An aspiring filmmaker learns that success in Hollywood doesn't come as easy as she suspected as she attempts to discover the formula to success. When the guidance of her helpful has-been uncle fails to pave the way, Sarah Wilder must seek the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, lawyer, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, actor's life, satire, grocery store, mayor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
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: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: martial arts, rise and fall, rising to stardom, actor's life, filmmaking, against the odds, tv show, showbiz, tragic hero, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Soundman (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sound mixer on a low-budget sci-fi western movie falls in love with an untalented violinist and promises to get her scoring gigs for films.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, contests and competitions, film within a film, workplace situations, siblings relations, showbiz, dysfunctional family, hollywood, fall in love, love triangle, dark humor, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
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: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, chaos, laser, filmmaking, disorder, showbiz, media satire, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, media, social satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Brutal Massacre: A Comedy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry Penderecki, a once heralded horror auteur, finds himself on the outside looking in at Hollywood. He hasn't had a hit film in years, and most in the industry, including his close friends, think he's washed up. Harry is given one last ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, offbeat, slasher ...
Plot: threat, filmmaking, one last chance, showbiz, down on your luck, money, old dark house, audition, blood, director, handheld camera, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Chump Change (2000)
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, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, rise to the top, rise and fall, desire for fame, nothing goes right, ambition, homecoming, showbiz, downfall, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: iceland, los angeles, wisconsin, california, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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These Old Broads (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, against the odds, filmmaking, love affair, aging, rise and fall, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Cannes Man (1997)
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: parody, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, ambition, actor's life, celebrity culture, farce, media satire, showbiz, cons and scams, disorder, artists and showbiz, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, france, usa, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: filmmaking, misfit, artists and showbiz, media, nothing goes right, dark humor, media satire, film producer, serial killer, fictional biography, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood (1980)
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, hollywood, sexual content, profanity, strong female presence, strong sexual content, filmmaking, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, film within a film, actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaking, obnoxious boss, lifestyle, love and romance, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Silence of the Hams (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, who done it, special agents, law enforcement, deadly, fbi, police investigation, crime scene, psycho killer, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Night Patrol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The streets of Los Angeles are crawling with weirdos, hookers, peeping toms and perverts. And this time, they're wearing badges! Murray Langston, Linda Blair, Pat Paulsen, Billy Barty, Jaye P. Morgan, Andrew Dice Clay, Pat Morita, Kitten ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, partners, law enforcement, buddies, hollywood, silly humor, disorder, filmmaking, friends, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%