Movies like Fubar

If you like "Fubar" you are looking for humorous, funny and ironic movies about / with friendship, cancer, music band, introspection, nothing goes right, musician's life and ambition themes of Comedy and Music genre shot in Canada.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Fubar (2002)
 6.8
 4K
Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are brought to the big screen by documentarian Ferral Mitchener in an exploration of the depths of friendship, the fragility of life, growing up gracefully and the art and science of drinking beer like a man
Style: humorous, funny, ironic, witty, bleak, melancholic, absurd, harsh, disturbing, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, cancer, music band, introspection, nothing goes right, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, buddies, artists and showbiz, death, beer, heavy metal culture, heavy metal, camping trip, rock and roll, cult, satire, catastrophe, loneliness, violence, life, crazy, weed, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: canada

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Fubar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films with plots about friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, lifestyle, music, music band and musician's life mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Fubar: Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2010), This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Electric Apricot (2006), Tapeheads (1988), Down and Out with the Dolls (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terry and Dean head north to make sweet cash in the oil patch.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heavy metal culture, friendship, eviction, friends, buddies, misfit, workplace, partners, silly humor, disorder, workplace situations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: parody, funny, humorous, satirical, cynical ...
Plot: heavy metal, music, satire, musician, rock and roll, music band, rock, heavy metal culture, concert tour, musical tour, fame, singer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: realistic, cynical, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: rock, on the road, performer's life, partners, lifestyle, music band, music, filmmaking, friends, disorder, heavy metal culture, heavy metal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: parody, humorous, light, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: rock and roll, music, stupidity, music business, satire, partners, musician's life, media, rising to stardom, music band, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 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, satirical, light, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, blackmail, disorder, ambition, music band, showbiz, buddies, artists and showbiz, media, partners, rock and roll, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: punk, lifestyle, partners, music band, best friends, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, buddies, rise and fall, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, not serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: satire, conspiracy, music, friendship, rock and roll, celebrity, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, music band, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: cynical, not serious, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, disorder, partners, ego clash, desire for fame, nothing goes right, misfit, rivalry, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
buddies movies
3025
death movies
15070
beer movies
2227
 5.4
 8K
Still Smokin (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weed, stoners, drugs, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, drug abuse, fish out of water, partners, buddies ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, intense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: music, punk, rock music, on the road, existentialism, music band, rock and roll, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 28K
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, light, lyrical, talky, stylized ...
Plot: music, musician, satire, folk singer, singer, showbiz, love and romance, music band, lovers reunited, lifestyle, buddies, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 10K
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: funny, parody, sexy, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, music, gangsters, rap, hip hop culture, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, first contact, catastrophe, destiny, brutality ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, lyrical, stylized ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, music, farce, musician, rock and roll, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, weed, friendship, heavy metal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 2K
2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A movie that spoofs boy bands like N*Sync, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, etc. It's the boy band version of Spinal Tap!
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music industry, music, nothing goes right, music band, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, rising to stardom, performer's life, media, ambition, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 51K
Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, music, rock band, hostage, rock and roll, farce, stupidity, radio, satire, artists and showbiz, music band ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
House Party 3 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hip Hop duo Kid & Play return in the second follow-up to their 1990 screen debut House Party. Kid (Christopher "Kid" Reid) is taking the plunge and marrying his girlfriend Veda (Angela Means), while his friend Play (Christopher ...
Style: sexy, humorous, surreal, unusual plot structure, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, music, party, sexualized violence, romance, hip hop culture, farce, teenager, disaster, multiple storylines, natural disaster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 900
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: sexy, witty, humorous, visually appealing, feel good ...
Plot: musician, addiction, music, friendship, catastrophe, crime gone awry, culture clash, depression, destiny, distopia, runaway, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 39K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal, heavy metal culture, youth, music band, teenage life, rock and roll, mentor, drums, musician's life, rock, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
Gangsta Rap: The Glockumentary (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The hardest group you've never heard of is back. Gangsta Rap is a mockumentary based on a group of over the hill gangster rappers (circa NWA), trying to make a comeback. Its a hilarious look at the soft underbelly of hard core hip hop.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, parody, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, showbiz, silly humor, friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, musician's life, music band, celebrity culture, urban ghetto, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Pop Redemption (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A black metal band it is about to split up. In their way to one last gig at Hellfest festival an accidental death triggers numerous misadventures to four metalheads.
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, musician's life, buddies, music band, artists and showbiz, friends, on the road, midlife crisis, police investigation, unfulfillment, wanted, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: funny, absurd, humorous, parody, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: rock and roll, satire, heavy metal, music, native american, dream, rock music, slacker, teenager, espionage, nerd, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 1K
Highway 61 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse from Thunder Bay, Ontario to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to ...
Style: road movie, talky, humorous, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: rock and roll, road trip, dark humor, chase, small town, friendship, drug dealing, car, devil, cult, mad scientist, mentor ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: canada, new orleans, california, tokyo, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 25K
Human Traffic (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All that exists now is clubs, drugs, pubs and parties. I've got 48 hours off from the world, man I'm gonna blow steam out of my head like a screaming kettle. I'm gonna talk cods hit to strangers all night. I'm gonna lose the plot ...
Style: entertaining, witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: clubbing, nightlife, music, escape from reality, drugs, lifestyle, society, weed, party, paranoia, drug abuse, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, wales, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
cult movies
1994
satire movies
4676
 7.0
 652
Bandwagon (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tony gets fired from his job. He's not really sad about this because he prefers writing songs and playing the guitar. He meets the drummer Charlie and they decide to start a band, although Tony is afraid of playing in front of other people. He ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: rock and roll, monkey, coming of age, rivalry, friendship, musician's life, ego clash, ambition, buddies, music, desire for fame, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, alabama, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she meets Steve (Dave Clark), a stuntman. Dinah and Steve hit it off and decide ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: advertising, rock and roll, swinger, island, music band, celebrity culture, rock, showbiz, media satire, missing person, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Where's Firuze? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Having failed incredibly many times in attempts to find a big talent and to be rich, the two producers and their only two contracted singers struggle to clean their debts and make their dreams come true, no matter what happens. Being in a tight ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, art house ...
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, rising to stardom, showbiz, fall in love, musician's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, buddies, folk, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 3K
Garage Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young garage band in Sydney, is trying to make it big in Australia.
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock music, music, loneliness, lifestyle, friends, rock and roll, musician's life, music band, love and romance, musician, australian, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Finnish musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band.
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, light, satirical ...
Plot: music, music business, road trip, music band, career, family relations, americana, rock and roll, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, dream, rock band ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, mexico, new orleans, russia, finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Sharp as Marbles (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Albert isn't the brightest bulb on the block. But that's okay, he's got his best friends, George and Ernie to help him out. Only problem, they're just as dumb as he is.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, friends, youth, misfit, buddies, friendship, fish out of water, odd couple, silly humor, goofy hero, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 2.5
 378
Stonerville (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Troy "Slam" Slamsky loses his girl, love makes a wake-up call and he finds success in the world of online advertising with some hysterical twists on an old theme. Finding a new love who understands his vision sets Slam free to do what ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, couples, friendship, sexual content, youth, buddies, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, romance, filmmaking, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%