Movies and TV shows like The Business 2006

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The Business (2006)
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The Business (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Business is a Canadian television series, which airs on The Movie Network in Canada and IFC in the United States. The plot of the show centres on Vic Morgan, an adult film director of a low-budget softcore pornographic series similar to Girls Gone Wild. He attempts to become a legitimate film maker after having converted to Judaism to be successful in the entertainment industry. Season one depicts the production of his first independent film and the difficulties along the way with an undisciplined production staff, poorly skilled actors, and an eccentric Japanese investor. Season two follows the company following the success of its first film as they search for a follow-up project. The series is filmed and produced in Montreal by Philms Pictures, and has a predominantly Canadian cast.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic, not serious, toilet humor
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, friendship, satire, lifestyle, audition, desire for fame, partners, ambition, boss and employee, sleazy, workplace, power relations, movie studio, film within a film, porn, friends, family relations, parents and children, accountant, artists and showbiz, underdog, small time, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, workplace, workplace situations, lifestyle and showbiz mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Business: Clipped (2015), Back to You (2007), Doll & Em (2013), A True Story (2013), State of Georgia (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Now they find themselves working together at Buzzy's, a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, visually appealing, feel good, light ...
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Place: usa, los angeles
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, suspense ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, buddies, friends, hollywood, showbiz, partners, desire for fame, writer's life, rivalry, screenwriter, youth ...
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State of Georgia (2011)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 23 min.
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Story: State of Georgia is an American television situation comedy. It stars Raven-Symoné, Majandra Delfino and Loretta Devine. The half-hour multi-cam comedy series stars Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, aspiring actor, city life, geek, female protagonist, best friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, georgia
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Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: If you think the steamy sex, sensational scandals and heart wrenching heartbreak on Latino soap operas are a little extreme, just wait until you see what happens behind the scenes! Eva Longoria stars in this new comedy about Ana Sofia, a sizzling TV ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
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Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
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Development Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, realistic
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Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Breaking & Entering is an independent series about three friends seeking to enter Hollywood by breaking their backs working as assistants. B&E is based on and inspired by the lives of industry assistants who live and work in REAL HOLLYWOOD ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Sean Saves the World is an upcoming American television series starring Sean Hayes. The multi-camera comedy is expected to air on NBC as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is set to premiere on October 3, 2013, and will air ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, light
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Dan for Mayor (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dan for Mayor is a Canadian television sitcom starring Fred Ewanuick that debuted on March 1, 2010 on CTV and The Comedy Network. It premiered the same night as Hiccups, a show created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt that also features fellow Corner ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Manhattan Love Story (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The unfiltered internal monologues of a young man and a young woman are exposed as they begin a new relationship together.
Style: humorous, witty, sitcom, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love and romance, couples, dating, society, family relations, friendship, rivalry, woman
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Place: usa
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Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, lifestyle, boyfriend, moving, society, rivalry, strong female presence, twentysomething life, friends, getting along, female friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Demo Reel (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Antics from a film crew as they attempt to remake movies, claiming that they can make them better.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: media, artists and showbiz, parody, filmmaking, silly humor, stupidity, film within a film, backstage, immaturity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
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The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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Style: atmospheric, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy ...
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Place: usa
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Dads (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Dads is an American sitcom which premiered on September 17, 2013 and airs Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c on Fox. The series was created by Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, and follows Warner and Eli, two successful video game developers whose lives are ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, situational comedy, captivating ...
Plot: friends, parents and children, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, grownups, family relations, living with parents, lifestyle, politically correct, disorder, video game, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, filmmaking, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, hollywood, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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46%
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Almost Heroes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Almost Heroes was a Canadian comedy TV series that premiered on Thursday, June 2, 2011 on Showcase, and ran for one season before being discontinued by Showcase at the beginning of the 2011 fall season. The series is centered on the lives of two ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family business, college graduate, family relations, workplace, lifestyle, silly humor, workplace situations, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, comics, shopping mall, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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44%
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Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen is forced to team up with Marcus, a self-made man always ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: friends, lawyer, partners, buddies, family relations, legal, love and romance, society, odd couple, silly humor, buddy cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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41%
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, witty ...
Plot: backstage, workplace, showbiz, producer, workplace situations, tv show, celebrity culture, late night, disorder, media, artists and showbiz, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sullivan & Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sullivan & Son is an American comedy television series created by Rob Long and Steve Byrne that is broadcast on TBS. It stars Byrne as Steve Sullivan, who surprises his parents when he leaves his job as a corporate lawyer to take over a bar ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: bar, family business, family relations, parents and children, workplace, group of friends, bartender, homecoming, interracial family, irish american, interracial marriage, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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40%