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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: humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, feel good, funny, satirical, dramatic, clever ...
Plot: parody, farce, hollywood, actor's life, media satire, black people, ethnic stereotype, showbiz, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, anti heroes, interracial relations, down on your luck, racism, post office, film industry, fame, filmmaking, obscene finger gesture, actor, dream, stereotype, african american, audition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and offbeat films with plots about artists and showbiz, filmmaking, showbiz, parody, disorder, hollywood and actor's life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Hollywood Shuffle: Movers & Shakers (1985), My Breakfast with Blassie (1983), Bowfinger (1999), The Impostors (1998), Sweet Liberty (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: filmmaking, nothing goes right, hollywood, parody, actor's life, singleness, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, breakup, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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95%
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: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, actor's life, performer's life, restaurant, writer's life, taxi, prank, celebrity culture, hollywood, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.4
 61K
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: humorous, witty, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, accountant, farce, audition, twins, comedy of errors, movie business, cult, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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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, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, ocean liner, ship, screwball, actor's life, hidden identity, theatre play, stowaway, couple relations, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: professor, historian, actor, fish out of water, romance, actor's life, history teacher, young lovers, couple relations, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, farce, actor's life, hollywood, buddies, unlikely couple, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, clergy, contests and competitions, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, actor's life, buddies, goofy hero, mad scientist, performer's life, rise and fall, rising to stardom, sexual relations, media satire, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, mime, chase, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, actor's life, stuntman, silent film, buddies, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Under the Rainbow (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, nothing goes right, showbiz, assassination, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, disorder, secret agents, misfit, chase ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, parody, showbiz, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, desire for fame, media satire, filmmaking, ambition, lifestyle, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Who's the Caboose? (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they discover a young Manhattan comedienne and decide instead to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, nightclub, artists and showbiz, terminal illness, life is a bitch, actress, actor, talent agent, comedy club ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: humorous, witty, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, parents and children, media satire, artists and showbiz, disorder, showbiz, media, misfit, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Underground Comedy Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, parody, buddies, goofy hero, moon, mad scientist, performer's life, gender bending, media satire, showbiz, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Night Patrol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The streets of Los Angeles are crawling with weirdos, hookers, peeping toms and perverts. And this time, they're wearing badges! Murray Langston, Linda Blair, Pat Paulsen, Billy Barty, Jaye P. Morgan, Andrew Dice Clay, Pat Morita, Kitten ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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S.O.B. (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: clever, humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, transvestism, actor's life, showbiz, office, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, couples, disorder, columnist, pornography ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Myra Breckinridge (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Myron Breckinridge flies to Europe to get a sex-change operation and is transformed into the beautiful Myra. She travels to Hollywood, meets up with her rich Uncle Buck and, claiming to be Myron's widow, demands money. Instead, Buck gives Myra ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: transsexual, hollywood, filmmaking, gory, actor's life, gays and lesbians, lgbt, switching roles, obsession, gender bending, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.7
 4K
Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: blackmail, filmmaking, buddies, rise to the top, music video, media satire, showbiz, nothing goes right, against the odds, partners, artists and showbiz, music band ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Dynamite Chicken (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: “A contemporary probe and commentary of the mores and maladies of our age… With shtick, bits, pieces, girls, some hamburger, a little hair, a lady, some fellas, some religious stuff, and a lot of other things” boasts the films opening titles. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, media satire, artists and showbiz, society, stock footage, language, parade, racial slur, explosion, racism, sexism, sexuality ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, media, disorder, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, chaos, laser, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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He's My Girl (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bryan and Reggie are best friends who are in the music business in Missouri. When Reggie enters Brian for a chance to go to L.A., Bryan wins the contest and wants to bring Reggie with him. However, Bryan must bring a girl. In an effort to make sure ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, rock, best friends, romance, contests and competitions, hollywood, switching roles, gender bending, showbiz, filmmaking, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
American Raspberry (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, electric chair, erection, ira, media satire, tv show, media, disorder, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, society, nude woman murdered ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, celebrity culture, canadian, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, elderly lovers, obnoxious boss, looking for sex, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, talky, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, introspection, down on your luck, thirtysomething life, stoners, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.0
 635
Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: parody, tv show, actress, actor, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, not serious, witty, light, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, nothing goes right, buddies, in the woods, obsessive quest, filmmaking, escapades, disorder, survival, danger, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, store, artists and showbiz, hollywood, ghost, desire for fame, celebrity culture, cons and scams, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love triangle, celebrity culture, ambition, love and romance, lifestyle, celebrity, hotel, christmas ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Last Producer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, betrayal, aging, dishonesty, one last chance, film industry, father in law son in law relationship, movie studio
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, filmmaking, actor's life, bus, desire for fame, actor, family, rising to stardom, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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