Movies like The Errand Boy

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The Errand Boy (1961)
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The Errand Boy (1961)
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 havoc no matter what he does.
Style: humorous, parody, feel good, witty, not serious, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: disaster, heroes, misfit, couple relations, partners, love and romance, hollywood, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, couples, filmmaking, lifestyle, buddies, actor's life, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, mistaken identity, workplace, showbiz, goofy hero, media satire, workplace situations, catastrophe, silly humor ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Errand Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films with plots about disorder, artists and showbiz, showbiz, filmmaking, nothing goes right, hollywood and lifestyle mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Errand Boy: The Patsy (1964), Movers & Shakers (1985), The Ladies Man (1961), The Groove Tube (1974), Comic Book: The Movie (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, semi serious, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: messenger, nothing goes right, misfit, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, media, rising to stardom, disorder, filmmaking ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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95%
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: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, filmmaking, religions or cults, breakup, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, misfit, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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59%
The Ladies Man (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females?
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, parody ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, workplace, love and romance, battle of the sexes, college life, college, singleness, down on your luck, absurd humor, unlikely friendships, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: egypt, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Groove Tube (1974)
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: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: tv show, culture clash, showbiz, rising to stardom, sexual relations, workplace situations, lifestyle, contests and competitions, rise and fall, actor's life, artists and showbiz, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, disorder, media, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, actor's life, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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54%
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A collection of Steve Martin's best skits.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, parody
Plot: disorder, power relations, media satire, showbiz, boss and employee, tv show, workplace situations, workplace romance, silly humor, workplace, actor's life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
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52%
Comic Book: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture ...
Style: witty, not serious, parody, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: superhero, farce, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, escapades, media satire, filmmaking, disorder, buddies, rivalry, figment, heroes ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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50%
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as "Memento," "Pulp Fiction," ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive quest, filmmaking, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, goofy hero, crime gone awry, hostage, artists and showbiz, media satire, gender, disorder, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, family relations, rise to the top, parents and children, wooing, romance, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, mistaken identity, store ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, not serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: satire, desire for fame, ambition, filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, media satire, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, cynical, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, buddies, partners, silly humor, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, light ...
Plot: desire for fame, survival, buddies, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder, obsessive quest, filmmaking, media satire, artists and showbiz, forest, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, lifestyle, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, rising to stardom, showbiz, fish out of water, goofy hero, misfit, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, workplace situations, showbiz, disorder, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, iowa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle can talk to animals. She gets discovered and Tiffany Monaco, a Hollywood star, brings her to L.A. to help her little puppy, who turns out to be a boy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hollywood, pets, dog, showbiz, celebrity culture, disorder, lifestyle, follow your dream, family, artists and showbiz, animal life, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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: elderly, actor's life, silly humor, retirement home, friends, disorder, hollywood, retirement home life, showbiz, golden years, artists and showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Underground Comedy Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, satire, disorder, friends, moon, showbiz, gender bending, media satire, tv show, looking for sex, sexual relations, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
IncontrĂ´lable (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Georges, one morning, became uncontrollable despite himself. Something that has the donkey's voice in Shrek, can control his body.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, offbeat
Plot: split personality, goofy hero, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, nothing goes right, mentally unstable, self control, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, light ...
Plot: hollywood, lawyer, showbiz, media satire, filmmaking, lifestyle, media, actor's life, artists and showbiz, satire, robbery, mayor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: actor, fish out of water, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, professor, couples, celebrity culture, young lovers, actor's life, historian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, death, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, 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, ambition, lifestyle, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, showbiz, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, disorder, couples, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, single parent, family gatherings, fish out of water, family life, parents and children ...
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35%
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The Family Jewels (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young heiress must choose between six uncles, one of which is up to no good and out to harm the girl's beloved bodyguard who practically raised her.
Style: parody, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, gangsters, inheritance, uncle niece relationship, silly humor, misfit, youth, goofy hero, heroes, rise to the top, society, odd couple ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: parody, humorous, satirical, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, comeback, disorder, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, buddies, alcohol abuse, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 50s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, farce, racism, satire, actor's life, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, interracial relations, filmmaking, dark humor, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: couple relations, buddies, couples, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor, friends, playboy, womanizer, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, college, campus, disorder, workplace, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, wooing, workplace romance, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: usa, michigan
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31%
My Breakfast with Blassie (1983)
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: parody, talky, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, hollywood, showbiz, media satire, family gatherings, celebrity culture, silly humor, filmmaking, taxi, disorder, restaurant, diner ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, media, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire, dark humor, film producer, serial killer, fictional biography, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
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30%