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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
 6.7
 44K
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When his new album fails to sell records, pop/rap superstar Conner4real goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The Style Boyz.
Style: satirical, funny, absurd, stylized, idiotic, bad taste humour, clever, humorous, entertaining, harsh ...
Plot: pop star, musician, parody, celebrity, fame, music business, music video, music, concert, storytelling, dumb, stereotypes, friendship between men, tour, dialogue, famous, wolf, racial slur, turtle, marriage proposal, male objectification, disguise, performance, reconciliation, tank top ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and absurd films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, adaptation, brutality and runaway mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping: Fear of a Black Hat (1993), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), CB4 (1993), A Mighty Wind (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground laugh riot recounts the rise, fall and resurrection of a ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, music, mexican standoff, music band, musician, artists and showbiz, manipulations, social differences, cons and scams, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, manager, fame, rock band, conspiracy, secret, friendship, best friends, rock, music band, industry, garage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, rock, addiction, extramarital affair, parody, marijuana, farce, backstage, cocaine, horse, singer, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
 8K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, wheelchair, african american, jeep, parody, music, buddies, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, strong sexual content, music band, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 7.3
 24K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: folk singer, reunion, music, mental illness, singer, musician, folk, music band, musician's life, lovers reunited, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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 ⇓
69%
 6.2
 35K
The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, rock, music, music band, groupie, youth, artists and showbiz, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, drums, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, cult, groupie, music, party, musician's life, rock, rock star, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: parody, music, rise and fall, music band, rock, musician's life, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musician, comeback, on the road, musician's life, alcohol abuse, concert, strong sexual content, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 80K
That's My Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, disorder, cheating fiancee, teacher student sex, brother sister incest, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, uninvited guest, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, 2010s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 37K
The Boss (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, sincere, awful ...
Plot: business, quitting a job, women, mentor, redemption, stereotypes, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, stupidity, greed, parody ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 128K
Wayne's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, based on sketch comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: heavy metal, music, buddies, verbal byplay, rock, media satire, tv show, cult, friends, media, femme fatale, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, milwaukee wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: rock, concert, friendship, heavy metal, buddies, media satire, music, verbal byplay, kiss, love of one's life, tv show, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, buddies, teenage life, looking for sex, misfit, youth, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 126K
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: singing competition, music, music band, friendship, best friends, college, dialogue, romance, twists & turns, group of friends, female musician, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 6K
Rhinestone (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a big-time country singer brags that she can turn anybody in to a country-singin' star, she's out to prove she can live up to her talk when she recruits a cab-driver as a country singer. He's scheduled to sing at a big-time NYC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, funny ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, odd couple, country, music, against the odds, nightclub, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, musician's life, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.4
 30K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, bus, music band, performer's life, on the road, friendship, media, desire for fame, celebrity culture, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Music and Lyrics (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Style: clever, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: singer, musician's life, song, pop star, piano, romance, opposites attract, manager, musician, fall in love, urban, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, music band, drummer, recording studio, showbiz, manager, buddies, pop star, radio, musician's life, rising to stardom, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 134K
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.
Style: humorous, gross out humor, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, supernatural ability, stupidity, comedy team, dumb, farce, exorcism, secret door, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A camera crew catches up with David Brent, the former star of the fictional British series, "The Office" as he now fancies himself a rockstar on the road.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, talky, cynical ...
Plot: office, music, british, desire for fame, on the road, follow your dream, band, bar, tour bus, tour, obsession, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees is a one-hour comedy special televised on the ABC Network on Monday February 17, 1997. The show features all four of the original Monkees and would be the last time Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, and Peter ...
Plot: musician, music, singer, band, actor
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.1
 738
Sugar Town (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: music, rock, music band, musician's life, couple relations, celebrity culture, addiction, drug abuse, midlife crisis, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Dreamz (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: music, terrorism, desire for fame, chief of staff, white house, media satire, tv show, singing competition, usa president, ambition, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, manhattan new york city, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 64K
Be Cool (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music exec on the way.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: widow, russian mafia, pawnshop, music business, cons and scams, gangsters, showbiz, crime, recording studio, baseball bat, artists and showbiz, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 208K
Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, parody, youth, teenage angst, small town, media satire, stupidity, teenage life, who done it, killing off one by one, characters killed one by one, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 85K
Why Him? (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Cambodia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter's young rich boyfriend.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, idiotic, light ...
Plot: family, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male objectification, awkward situation, billionaire, happy ending, father daughter relationship, dumb, moral ambiguity, technology, foul language ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 52K
Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, cow, prisoner, beach, surfing, parachute, ballet, parody, airplane, goofy hero, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: east germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 32K
Up in Smoke (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer, Anthony Stoner ditches his strict parents and hits the road, eventually meeting kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas. While the drug-ingesting duo is soon arrested for possession of marijuana, Anthony ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: stoners, marijuana, on the road, smoking, farce, chase, deportation, hitchhiker, smuggling, buddies, unlikely criminals, ecstasy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: california, mexico, asia, latin america, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%