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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
 6.7
 48K
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, celebrity, concert, musician, parody, fame, music video, music business, music, storytelling, dumb, stereotypes, friendship between men, tour, dialogue, wolf, racial slur, farm, 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, realistic, funny and absurd films with plots about mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, adaptation and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Music and Adventure genres. Some movies like Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping: Fear of a Black Hat (1993), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), CB4 (1993), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), 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, mexican standoff, music, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, figment, manipulations, society, social differences, friends, music band ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, 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, feel good, offbeat, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, secret, conspiracy, friendship, fame, manager, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media satire, dishonesty, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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, realistic, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, wheelchair, jeep, parody, music, buddies, hip hop culture, criminal's revenge, musician's life, rivalry, music band, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, offbeat, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, rock, marijuana, jewish, musician, backstage, singer, divorce, horse, guilt, cocaine ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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: humorous, clever, witty, touching, not serious ...
Plot: reunion, mental illness, singer, musician, folk singer, music, lovers reunited, loss of parent, misfit, lifestyle, producer, showbiz ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, 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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, blackmail, music band, fish out of water, media, buddies, showbiz, against the odds, misfit, lifestyle, nothing goes right, media satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, rock, music, youth, teenage life, music band, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, drums, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, cult, party, groupie, music, lifestyle, friends, sexual activity, musical tour, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, witty, humorous, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: parody, rise and fall, music, buddies, musician's life, partners, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media satire, media, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Special Correspondents (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A radio journalist and his technician get in over their heads when they hatch a scheme to fake their own kidnapping during a rebel uprising in South America and hide out in New York instead.
Style: funny, satirical, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Plot: reporter, radio broadcast, runaway, dialogue, storytelling, life philosophy, stereotypes, conspiracy, writers, marriage, journalism, kidnapping ...
Place: new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 131K
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, realistic, not serious, based on sketch comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: heavy metal, music, fan, hockey, rock, manager, femme fatale, living with parents, verbal byplay, artists and showbiz, ex couple relations, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, cynical, road movie, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musician, lifestyle, showbiz, plan gone awry, on the road, disorder, musician's life, celebrity culture, friends, alcohol abuse, intern, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 746
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, realistic, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: music, addiction, aging, lifestyle, infidelity, music band, musician's life, buddies, couples, rock, drug abuse, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: not serious, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: rock, friendship, concert, love and romance, fall in love, verbal byplay, hopes, media satire, heavy metal, femme fatale, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 39K
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%
 5.6
 82K
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, absurd, dark humor, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, disorder, cheating fiancee, uninvited guest, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, teacher student sex, stripper, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, 2010s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: widow, russian mafia, music business, musician's life, cons and scams, crime, crimes, recording studio, pawnshop, organized crime, music, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.4
 31K
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: bus, music, media, music band, friendship, performer's life, desire for fame, celebrity culture, on the road, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.4
 131K
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: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: music band, singing competition, music, friendship, best friends, college, dialogue, romance, twists & turns, follow your dream, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, actor, singer, band
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 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, light, entertaining, inspirational ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, odd couple, against the odds, nightclub, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, artists and showbiz, musician's life, italian american, country music, music business ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, virginity, absurdism, teenage life, buddies, looking for sex, misfit, youth, disorder, sex, stupidity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 63K
Band Camp (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The original American Pie characters have moved on, except for Sherman and Jim Levenstein's still understanding dad. Steve Stifler's little brother Matt wants to join his brother's business (the hit it big Girls Gone Wild) and after ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, camp, prank, hidden camera, teen sex comedy, buddies, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, friends, marching band, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.2
 90K
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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, awkward situation, billionaire, male objectification, father daughter relationship, happy ending, dumb, moral ambiguity, technology, foul language ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, witty, not serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: music, office, british, on the road, disorder, desire for fame, follow your dream, down on your luck, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, obsession, tour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ 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, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: singer, manager, opposites attract, musician, pop star, piano, song, musician's life, romance, couples, comeback, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 20K
Soul Plane (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, hip hop, society, music, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, disorder, black people, airline, parody, champagne, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 33K
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, realistic, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: stoners, marijuana, smuggling, deportation, on the road, hitchhiker, smoking, chase, farce, drug dealing, family relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: mexico, california, vietnam, latin america, usa ...
⇓ 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: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, fame, musician's life, rise and fall, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 241K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, teachers and students, musician, youth, rock band, music, school, idealism, ambition, rock, rock musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%