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The Groove Tube (1974)
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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 marijuana-smoking Koko the Clown who resides in Make Believe Land, to Safety Sam, the penis with a plan who gleefully informs the audience of the perils of casual sex.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, clever, offbeat, cult film
Plot: parody, tv show, culture clash, showbiz, rising to stardom, sexual relations, contests and competitions, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, buddies, actor's life, workplace situations, satire, absurd humor, drug abuse, performer's life, partners, chase, mad scientist, couples, media, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, kentucky, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, witty and realistic films with plots about artists and showbiz, satire, parody, disorder, showbiz, media satire and media mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like The Groove Tube: The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977), The Underground Comedy Movie (1999), My Breakfast with Blassie (1983), Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979), Silent Movie (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, absurd, talky ...
Plot: parody, satire, martial arts, disorder, family relations, culture clash, siblings relations, nothing goes right, journalism, joke, comedy team, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, year 1957, 50s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, kansas
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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: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, actor's life, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, media, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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100%
The Underground Comedy Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, lifestyle, actor's life, partners, media satire, looking for sex, showbiz, gender bending, tv show, sexual relations, moon, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, kentucky, california
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, 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 ...
Time: 70s
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44%
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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: realistic, not serious, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, filmmaking, taxi, restaurant, disorder, family gatherings, media satire, hollywood, terminal illness, media, prodigy, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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37%
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
Plot: tv show, misfit, performer's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, media, workplace, lifestyle, showbiz, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s
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36%
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: offbeat, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, satire, showbiz, media satire, chaos and mayhem, filmmaking, laser, disorder, chaos, media, goofy hero, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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34%
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: A hilarious collection of some of the best Triumph the Insult Comic Dog segments from "Late Night with Conan O'Brien."
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: late night, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, parody, disorder, lifestyle, partners, puppet, actor playing himself, absurd humor, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: silent film, humorous, satirical, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, parody, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, alcohol abuse, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, buddies, showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles
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The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, nothing goes right, survival, obsessive quest, disorder, in the woods, buddies, filmmaking, escapades, danger, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, journalism, ambition, ego clash, nothing goes right, farce, rivalry, battle of the sexes, media satire, workplace situations, workplace, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: atmospheric, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: parody, ambition, desire for fame, satire, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood, media satire, dancer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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28%
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Super Dave (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Dave is a Canadian/American variety show starring and hosted by the fictional character Super Dave Osborne. It ran from 1987 to 1991 on Showtime in the US and the Global Television Network in Canada. Super Dave was spun off from the sketch ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, humorous, not serious, canadian humor
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, tv show, parody, danger, disorder, athlete's life, chaos, ambition, farce, performer's life, media, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: family relations, family life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, disorder, tv show, society, nothing goes right, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
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28%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: parody, music, media, music band, musician's life, partners, rising to stardom, journalism, lifestyle, buddies, celebrity culture, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, germany, europe
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TV: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A celebration of the ever increasing depravity of television in our society-- it's a channel surfing adventure through the most utterly ridiculous spoofed television programming and commercials.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, light
Plot: satire, disorder, partners, buddies, gang, prank, parody, chaos, media, tv show, figment, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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28%
Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh) bring you Asssscat - an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut. Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, a guest ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, live comedy ...
Plot: improv, satire, silly humor, artists and showbiz, disorder, audience participation, comedian, parody, stand up comedian, live performance, joke, live audience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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27%
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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, realistic, not serious
Plot: satire, filmmaking, down on your luck, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, parody, lifestyle, actor's life, misfit, artists and showbiz, media, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated debut hour long stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, religions or cults, absurd humor, television, entertainment, stupidity, social satire, joke, celebrity, stand up comedian, actor playing himself ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Caught cheating and banned for ten years, Bobby Dukes, paintball's first superstar, returns to reclaim his title and erase the memory of his tainted past.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, rivalry, goofy hero, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, buddies, paintball, social satire, uninhibited rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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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, rise and fall, aging, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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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: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, ironic ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, showbiz, media satire, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, unfulfillment, ambition, downfall, nothing goes right, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Run Ronnie Run (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, realistic
Plot: tv show, rising to stardom, goofy hero, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, hollywood, absurdism, media, media satire, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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25%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, comedian, satire, disorder, mishap, celebrity culture, media satire, silly humor, media, artists and showbiz, partners, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, paris france
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Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: couples, ratings, radio dj, satire, couple relations, celebrity culture, workplace intrigue, tv show, showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, media ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
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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, not serious, feel good, entertaining, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, porn star, lifestyle, follow your dream, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, fish out of water, showbiz, goofy hero, misfit, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, idaho
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Special Needs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: TV producer Warren (Isaak James) is developing his masterpiece, a reality show called "Handicaps" starring a variety of people with disabilities. Aided by Laura (Eva James), an overbearing partner with anger issues, and an ex-prison guard ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, disability, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, ambition, politics, obstacle, disabled person, paraplegic ...
Time: contemporary
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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, satirical, absurd, surreal ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, death, faked suicide, fake suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, los angeles ...
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Funny or Die Presents... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, media, disorder, actor's life, silly humor, friends, comedian, joke, internet video, television, farce, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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