Movies like Hollywood Shuffle

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Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
 6.9
 6K
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 title role, he has a series of conflicted dreams satirizing African-American stereotypes in Hollywood, and must reconcile his career goals with his desire to remain a positive role model for his little brother.
Style: parody, humorous, witty, entertaining, light, absurd, feel good, semi serious, funny, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: hollywood, racism, farce, filmmaking, blaxploitation, dark humor, prejudice, movie business, misfit, interracial relations, society, actor's life, artists and showbiz, gangsters, satire, african american, black history, honest, stereotypes, catastrophe, superhero, business, brothers, fantasy world, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, africa, los angeles, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, clever and realistic films with plots about dialogue, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, pornography, culture clash and runaway mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Hollywood Shuffle: Bowfinger (1999), Sweet Liberty (1986), The Big Tease (1999), Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003), Haiku Tunnel (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: funny, parody, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, satire, movie business, dog, actor, paranoia, cameraman, audition, desire for fame, alien, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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95%
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, feel good, melancholic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, crime gone awry, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fish out of water, showbiz, couples, actor's life, young lovers, celebrity culture, hollywood ...
Time: 80s, 18th century, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: campy, talky, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: gay, satire, culture clash, lgbtq, competition, nude, hairdresser, childhood, catastrophe, brutality, creativity, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: death, showbiz, actor's life, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, stupidity ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, france, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, funny, stylized, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: workplace, sarcasm, adaptation, law firm, relationships, creativity, disorder, nothing goes right, fighting the system, introspection, boss and employee, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Impostors (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, feel good, witty ...
Plot: farce, eccentricity, sarcasm, deadpan, cruise, hidden identity, goofy hero, nothing goes right, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, satire, ship ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: satirical, melancholic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: television, showbiz, audition, sarcasm, tv show, deadpan, farce, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire, actor's life, strong female character ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, witty, humorous, talky, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, fired from the job, on the road, marriage, couples, fish out of water, americana, nothing goes right, promotion, disorder, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, filmmaking, showbiz, mime, hollywood, creativity, actor's life, comeback, alcohol abuse, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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: satirical, funny, humorous, witty, affectionate ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, society, family relations, dark humor, reality, family life, lifestyle, tv show, nothing goes right, disorder, fictional reality show, satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, phoenix arizona, arizona, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.5
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Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: political, funny, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, usa president, presidential election, farce, stereotypes, ambition, state affairs, republican, fish out of water, head of state, satire, brother brother relationship ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: parody, humorous, talky, not serious, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, satire, dysfunctional family, farce, rising to stardom, jewish, ambition, showbiz, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, talky, tense ...
Plot: aging, suspense, old age, senior citizen, artist, spy, actor, catastrophe, police investigation, relationships, satire, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: funny, humorous, feel good, light, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, theater, theatre play, love and romance, disorder, workplace situations, showbiz, backstage, actor, broadway, mentor, british ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, new york, iowa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Open Season (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: sexy, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, sex comedy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, hunting, life & death, lone hero, mars, mentor, mission from god, murder mystery, obsession, catastrophe, farce, beauty pageant ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Born in East L.A. (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: humorous, feel good, parody, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, deportation, mistaken identity, adaptation, farce, twists and turns, fish out of water, disorder, false accusation, comedy of errors, interracial relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, los angeles, latin america, california, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
 32K
In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sexism, female empowerment, workplace, shyness, workplace situations, siblings relations, hopes, love and romance, artist, father daughter relationship, eccentricity, feminism ...
Time: year 1989, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, ireland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: parody, funny, satirical, witty, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, politics, sarcasm, farce, nothing goes right, society, actor's life, stand up comedian, islam, lone hero, mentor ...
Place: india, middle east, egypt, new delhi, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Great White Hype (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, clever, entertaining, stylized, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxing, satire, justice, boxer, adaptation, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, investigation, cons and scams, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, cleveland ohio, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.4
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: absurd, light, talky, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: french, dysfunctional family, self discovery, twins, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, satire, cinema, writers, existentialism ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, witty ...
Plot: eccentricity, filmmaking, creativity, stereotypes, artists and showbiz, media, misfit, dark humor, media satire, nothing goes right, film producer, fictional biography ...
Time: 60s
Place: boston, nevada, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 6K
The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, clever, not serious ...
Plot: gambling, poker, greed, adaptation, sarcasm, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, card playing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, texas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Loved One (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Newly arrived in Hollywood from England, Dennis Barlow finds he has to arrange his uncle's interment at the highly-organised and very profitable Whispering Glades funeral parlour. His fancy is caught by one of their cosmeticians, Aimee ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: funeral home, love triangle, funeral, parents and children, hollywood, siblings relations, family life, actor's life, artists and showbiz, pets, dark humor, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 19K
The Promotion (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Style: humorous, light, satirical, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, sarcasm, justice, greed, supermarket, ambition, workplace, boss and employee, corporate world, husband wife relationship, dancing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, canada, illinois, usa, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, harsh, entertaining ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, suspense, filmmaking, cheerleading, movie business, rise to the top, desire for fame, rivalry, artists and showbiz, ambition, rich and poor ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.0
 942
Phat Beach (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.
Style: light, semi serious, humorous, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, beach, cheerleading, hip hop, juvenile delinquency, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, society, nothing goes right, destiny, high school ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.3
 39K
Cedar Rapids (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.
Style: funny, light, humorous, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: insurance, friendship, justice, dysfunctional family, happy ending, greed, adultery, adaptation, life philosophy, road trip, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, california, las vegas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, touching, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: childhood, youth, culture clash, family relations, nothing goes right, actor's life, child prodigy, parents and children, family life, disorder, satire, fantasy world ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, unusual plot structure, stylized ...
Plot: hollywood, insanity, guilt, stupidity, greed, mentor, finnish, happy ending, violence, fight scenes, first contact, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.6
 18K
Beauty Shop (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop.
Style: humorous, feel good, melancholic, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: beauty salon, women, small business, hairdresser, vengeance, adaptation, single parent, workplace situations, ambition, teenager, gangsters, culture clash ...
Place: usa, new jersey, africa, chicago illinois, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%