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Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
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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, sexual, realistic, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, porn star, sexual relations, misfit, love and romance, ambition, fall in love, follow your dream, hopes, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, showbiz, innocence lost, goofy hero, desire for fame, rising to stardom, masturbation, bare breasts, sexual humor, jigsaw puzzle, ice cream cone, obstacle course
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, idaho

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and semi serious films with plots about artists and showbiz, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, disorder and filmmaking mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star: Holyman Undercover (2010), He's Way More Famous Than You (2013), The Patsy (1964), She Wants Me (2012), Brother's Justice (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, tv show, misfit, society, lifestyle, actor's life, disorder, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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95%
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, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, hollywood, filmmaking, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, hopes, desire for fame, celebrity, fame
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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85%
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: talky, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, makeup artist, alcohol, television, celebrity, trailer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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81%
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The Patsy (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, ambition, hollywood, showbiz, lifestyle, misfit, filmmaking, fish out of water, media, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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She Wants Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, sincere
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, couples, unlikely couple, once in a lifetime opportunity, fame, college, love, american dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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74%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, cynical
Plot: hollywood, martial arts, lifestyle, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, hopes, filmmaking, buddies, partners, showbiz, actor's life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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69%
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, student film
Plot: writer's life, artists and showbiz, friendship, hollywood, friends, renewed love, desire for fame, innocence lost, showbiz, buddies, partners, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Breaking & Entering is an independent series about three friends seeking to enter Hollywood by breaking their backs working as assistants. B&E is based on and inspired by the lives of industry assistants who live and work in REAL HOLLYWOOD ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, desire for fame, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, hopes, buddies, showbiz, friends, workplace, personal assistant, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: realistic, sexual, sexy, humorous, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, hollywood, artists and showbiz, hopes, follow your dream, showbiz, lifestyle, filmmaking, ambition, swimming pool, sex scene ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: not serious, humorous, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, ambition, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, filmmaking, hollywood, media satire, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, desire for fame, death ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Punching the Clown (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical songwriter comes to Los Angeles and puts his life's work in jeopardy.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, not serious, sincere
Plot: radio dj, comedy of errors, dishonesty, folk, musician's life, disorder, ambition, farce, media, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Nickelodeon (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, love and romance, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, lifestyle, love triangle, ambition, hotel, christmas, movie business ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
All's Faire in Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance Faires.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, goofy hero, romance, workplace situations, love and romance, fish out of water, college, disorder, workplace romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, renaissance
Place: michigan, usa, campus
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51%
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Dirty Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue (Christopher Meloni) is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: disorder, buddies, media, follow your dream, filmmaking, friends, ambition, farce, masturbation, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hollywood Acting Studio (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: "Hollywood Acting Studio" follows Professor LaFrange, a failed Hollywood hopeful, and his attempts to teach "blockbuster cinema acting" to his community college acting class. LaFrange teaches his class the secrets to auditioning, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: hollywood, college life, college, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, hopes, desire for fame, teachers and students, actor's life, ambition, ensemble, acting class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Development Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The story of a failed director and his hodgepodge crew as they search, in vain, for fame and success in the crazy world of Hollywood.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: director, hollywood, filmmaking, desire for fame, hopes, agent, artists and showbiz, celebrity, film within a film, fame, film industry, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
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 ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, media, showbiz, downfall, disorder, nothing goes right, media satire, blind ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, film set ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: buddies, disorder, elderly, filmmaking, retirement home, hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, prank, friends, artists and showbiz, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: stuntman, actor's life, rivalry, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, filmmaking, hollywood, ambition, downfall, showbiz, celebrity culture
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hollywood Sex Wars (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Max, Aaron and Glen have a track record littered with strike-outs and misfit hook-ups. The boys embark on a mission to up their hot babe batting average. They meet Hollywood Casanova Johnny Eyelash who teaches these boys the game of scoring A-list ...
Style: sexy, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: battle of the sexes, marijuana, hipster, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations, looking for sex, friends, hollywood, singleness, couples, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tongue-in-cheek look at 20-something singles clubbing and partying in L.A. Voice-over narration, charts and graphs, and visits to a research laboratory punctuate the story of a single night when groups of friends go out, drink alcohol, take drugs, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sexual
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, disorder, lifestyle, misfit, looking for sex, twentysomething life, nightlife, friends, bar, one-night stand, alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hard Breakers (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tired of the dating scene, Lindsay and Alexis take matters into their own hands, clubbing potential mates and dragging them back to their house.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: battle of the sexes, friends, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, love and romance, sexual relations, friendship, couples, lifestyle, best friends, midlife crisis, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, hopes, desire for fame, rising to stardom, romance, couple relations, blind ambition, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: society, misfit, writer's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, social misfits, overnight success, blind ambition
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: offbeat, realistic, biting, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: disorder, buddies, partners, musician's life, clinic, ego clash, lifestyle, misfit, ambition, cafe, music band, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, dark humor, cynical, biting, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, ghost, lifestyle, store, actor's life, showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, cons and scams, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 532
Garbage (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two best friends, garbage truck drivers in Hollywood become celebrities overnight after they find Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar for JERRY MAGUIRE in the trash and suddenly their lives go topsy-turvy.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: overnight success, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, once in a lifetime opportunity, desire for fame, buddies, partners, disorder, fish out of water, ambition, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Boy Toy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jake: an unsuccessful - yet well endowed - underwear model in L.A, who finds a lucrative new line of work as a platonic escort for women of a certain age. But, just as he finds himself a deep-pocketed "sugar mama" in Barbra, he meets ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love and romance, womanizer, disorder, couples, platonic, battle of the sexes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 2K
Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, buddies, on the road, computers and web, contests and competitions, video game, rivalry, friends, adventure, misfit partners, lifestyle, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 215
Life's a Beach (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Darren gets stood up on the day of his wedding and uses his vacation tickets with his best friend, RJ, to spend his "honeymoon" at a Club Med-style resort.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, buddies, disorder, couples, lifestyle, youth, island, friends, beach, fall in love, looking for sex, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%