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Game 6 (2005)
 5.8
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Game 6 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Game 6 is a 2005 American film directed by Michael Hoffman, first presented at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005 and released in the United States in 2006. Michael Keaton stars. The film depicts the events of October 25, 1986 in the life of Nicky Rogan, specifically the opening of his latest play juxtaposed with Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, with a screenplay that Don DeLillo wrote in 1991. The soundtrack was written and performed by Yo La Tengo. (from Wikipedia)
Style: talky, humorous, psychological, realistic, clever, biting, semi serious
Plot: writer's life, obsession, artists and showbiz, rivalry, career change, sport, parents and children, lifestyle, nothing goes right, showbiz, husband wife relationship, friends, family problems, urban, couples, redemption, introspection, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional character, spouse leaving, power relations, getting along, kitchen, baseball, actor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Game 6

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and talky films with plots about dialogue, lifestyle, mentor, artists and showbiz, couples, storytelling and redemption mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Game 6: The Scout (1994), The Late Shift (1996), The Paper (1994), Bleacher Bums (2001), Birdman or (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Scout (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold mine in the arm of young phenom Steve Nebraska (Brendan Fraser). Soon, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, cynical, psychological, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: baseball, sport, athlete's life, power relations, self discovery, friendship, lifestyle, nothing goes right, hopes, ambition, rivalry, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, nebraska ...
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95%
The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, tv show, media, ambition, showbiz, late night, media satire, television show, television, show business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.6
 12K
The Paper (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchetman Alicia Clark, ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, columnist, media, newspaper editor, workaholic, newspaper, workplace, ambition, introspection, relationship vs career, workplace situations, photojournalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 439
Bleacher Bums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1979 stage play written by Chicago's Organic Theater Company, BLEACHER BUMS details the exploits of a group of baseball fans as they sit in the bleachers of Lakeview Park watching a game between the hometown Bruins take on the ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, feel good, talky, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friends, sport, gambling, baseball, ambition, sport team, power relations, partners, couples, underdog, rivalry, stadium ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 7.7
 528K
Birdman or (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, surreal, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, actor, superhero, existentialism, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
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: offbeat, sexual, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: best friends, rise to the top, desire for fame, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, lifestyle, gender, showbiz, actor's life, ambition, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.0
 181
Almost You (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alex and Erica Boyer are a young couple in crisis. Alex, despite his loving wife, beautiful home and high-paying job, feels trapped. When Erica has an accident that leaves her temporarily confined to a wheelchair and requiring the services of a ...
Style: biting, semi serious, cynical, talky, humorous ...
Plot: urban, love and romance, couple relations, twentysomething life, romance, dishonesty, couples, cold relationship, introspection, disability, infidelity, midlife crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: filmmaker, filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, dwarf, actor, character study ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Last Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ted Ryker is the top salesman in the New York office of a business machine company; the corporate stock lives by quarterly sales numbers, the competition is keen, and the economy may be in a downturn. Ted's company is marking time until a new ...
Style: humorous, cynical, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, couples, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, transplant, mind game, urban, romance, city life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances ...
Style: talky, clever, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, love and romance, artists and showbiz, family gatherings, writer's life, siblings relations, family in crisis, elderly lovers, reunion, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, long island, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 23K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, lifestyle, spectacle, writing, greed, loneliness, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 811
Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, romance, family relations, couples, golden years, city life, introspection, urban, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
 871
The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, mentally unstable, lifestyle, midlife crisis, family life, writer's life, nothing goes right, misfit, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, sport, gambling, racism, ambition, blacks and whites, contests and competitions, rivalry, african american, racial stereotype, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 3K
Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: starlet, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, prodigy, youth, intrigue, showbiz, rivalry, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, talent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 9K
Big Fan (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Aufiero, a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island, is the self-described "world's biggest New York Giants fan". One night, Paul and his best friend Sal spot Giants star linebacker Quantrell Bishop at a gas ...
Style: talky, tragicomedy, disturbing, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: loser, sport, obsessed fan, obsession, football, beating, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, dysfunctional character, hospital, gun, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: sport, small town, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, ice hockey, championship, gay slur, mayor, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 20K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, amateur theater, filmmaking, love and romance, americana, lifestyle, small town life, movie business, showbiz, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.9
 8K
Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, intense, clever ...
Plot: romance, ambition, showbiz, rise to the top, performer's life, couples, friendship, stand up comedian, family, creativity, redemption, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband's health and financial problems as well as her ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: bad attitude, nothing goes right, romance, love and romance, couple relations, intrigue, rivalry, disorder, couples, dishonesty, high society, dinner party ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Search and Destroy (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A satire about desperate hustling, pop philosophy and big money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: showbiz, filmmaking, american dream, rivalry, danger, crimes, artists and showbiz, media satire, destiny, guru, cable, debt ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 522
Jackpot (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sunny Holiday, an aspiring singing star, abandons his wife and young baby to set off on a nine-month tour of bleak western towns. He takes off with his road manager in a pink Chrysler in search of their own version of the American Dream: a country ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, performer's life, relationship vs career, obsessive quest, musician's life, family problems, human nature, showbiz, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 5K
The TV Set (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: witty, semi serious, satirical, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: showbiz, audition, tv show, artists and showbiz, network, media satire, nothing goes right, actor's life, strong female character, television, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Monster in a Box (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living, and dealing with success while trying to be successful.
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: monologue, live performance, midlife crisis, writer's life, unfulfillment, media satire, musician's life, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, friends, media, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 6K
Girl 6 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, neighbor, friendship, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, lifestyle, boss and employee, telephone operator, audition, actress, sexual fantasy, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, introspection, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 2K
Mistress (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, captivating, light ...
Plot: filmmaking, writing, showbiz, screenwriter, mistress, money, artists and showbiz, hollywood, financier, film producer, film within a film, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: restaurant, buddies, artists and showbiz, hopes, writer's life, haunted by the past, lifestyle, introspection, starting over, friends, existentialism, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 32K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, cynical, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport, small town, sport team, violence, contests and competitions, hockey, partners, ambition, underdog, opponent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Johnny Be Good (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, football movie, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: sport, high school, college, coming of age, underdog, teenage love, college life, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, athlete's life, couples, buddies ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: texas, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%