Movies like Lily: Sold Out

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Lily: Sold Out (1981)
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Lily: Sold Out (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After taking her successful Broadway show to Las Vegas, Lily Tomlin is faced with a tough decision: soften her act for mass appeal, or keep her material the way she originally intended?
Plot: entertainment, comedian, variety show, showbiz, stand up comedian, comedienne
Place: las vegas

Most similar movies to Lily: Sold Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out live comedy, humorous, witty and not serious films with plots about comedian, stand up comedian, joke, live audience, actor playing himself, live performance and stand up mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Lily: Sold Out: Nine to Five (1980), Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991), Rude (1982), Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000), The Chris Gethard Show (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bob Hope Christmas Special: Around the World with the USO (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bob Hope's USO tour from 1968.
Style: christmas special
Plot: stand up comedian, christmas, comedian, vaudeville, holiday, variety show, holiday season
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Nine to Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: workplace, farce, satire, battle of the sexes, sexism, fighting the system, feminism, workplace situations, power relations, friends, promotion, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, texas
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65%
Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield hosted this HBO special which includes fantastic performances by some of the best new talent of 1986. Comedians include Jeff Altman, Roseanne Barr, Sam Kinison, Bob Nelson, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert Townsend, and, of course, Rodney ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: comedian, stand up comedian, racial stereotype, stand up, boxer, comedy club, stand-up comedian
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64%
Earthquake: About Got Damm Time (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Crossover comedian Earthquake serves up his straightforward brand of humor in this live stand-up performance. Earthquake's explosive jokes, intelligence and undeniable appeal make him a favorite of both urban and mainstream audiences -- ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: live audience, stand up comedian, comedian, african american, joke, actor playing himself
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61%
Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield hosts a showcase of comics including himself, Robert Schimmel, Bill Hicks, and Andrew Dice Clay, among others.
Style: live comedy
Plot: comedian, prostitute, stand up comedian, teacher, bar, profanity, manicurist, vulgarity, stand up, comedy club, escort
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60%
Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: During the second season of "In Living Color", Jim Carrey began to prepare a stand-up comedy special. Before the special was telecast on Showtime, in November 1991, Jim's mother passed away. Jim dedicated "Jim Carrey's ...
Style: concert film
Plot: monologue, pop culture, stand up, entertainment, celebrity impersonation, live performance, live audience, celebrity, stand up comedian, joke, stand up special, pageant ...
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George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: George Carlin celebrates 40 years of comedy and here, he presents 2 new standup bits, comedian Jon Stewart gives an interview with him, and we look at his old comedy work through the last 4 decades.
Style: live comedy
Plot: comedian, interview, stand up special, profanity, stand up comedian, stand up
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 90s, 1960s ...
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56%
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Rude (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: While Rudy Ray Moore is best remembered today for his outrageous blaxploitation movies, such as Dolemite and The Human Tornado, he started out as a standup comedian who broke barriers for off-color comedy on such "party" albums as Eat Out ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: joke, stand up comedian, comedian, african american, pop culture, actor playing himself, live audience
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Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Steve Martin's fourth NBC special was in the spirit of his previous association with Saturday Night Live. It was broadcast live from Studio 8H, produced by Lorne Michaels and featured some original cast members of the show.
Plot: live performance, live audience, parody, stand up comedian, comedian, joke, goofball, actor playing himself, musical number, pop culture, variety show, absurd humor ...
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Trevor Noah: The Nationwild Comedy Tour (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What do you get when you take some of the funniest people in South Africa and put them on the same stage? That's the question Trevor Noah answered with SA's first Nationwild tour! Featuring the likes of Dusty Rich, Dillan Oliphant, Robby ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: stand up comedian, comedian, live performance, stand-up comedian, live audience, satire
Place: south africa
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55%
Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: BE MORE CYNICAL was originally aired on HBO, and offers viewers a chance to see Maher's full routine, which sees him tackling a wide array of topics, and leaving the audience recoiling in laughter.
Plot: politics, comedian, live audience, joke, stand up comedian, stand up, satire, george w. bush, drug, drugs
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Matt Besser: Besser Breaks The Record (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Matt Besser is here to air some grievances and break some comedy records, just don't bring up weed and he'll stay on track.
Style: alternative comedy, live comedy
Plot: actor playing himself, pageant, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, marijuana, live performance, live audience, masquerade
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The Chris Gethard Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chris Gethard hosts a panel of comedians and weirdos who participate in games, take calls from listeners, and generally put on a bizarre live weekly spectacle.
Style: live comedy, alternative comedy
Plot: guest, live performance, comedian, stand up comedian, actor playing himself, comedienne
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Jim Norton: Contextually Inadequate (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Comedian Jim Norton tackles the twisted state of the 21st century, including how modern technology affects everything from free speech to hooking up.
Style: live comedy
Plot: sexual humor, irreverence, laughter, stage, pageant, stand-up comedian, live performance, stand up comedian, joke, comedian, masquerade, sexual joke ...
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Latham Entertainment Presents (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stand-up comedy concert film Latham Entertainment Presents features a handful of African-American comedians including D.L. Hughley, Bruce Bruce, Earthquake, and Rickey Smiley.
Style: not serious, talky, humorous, realistic, live comedy
Plot: comedian, performer's life, profanity, theater, society, artists and showbiz, african american, actor playing himself, comedienne, live audience, joke, stand up comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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51%
A Steven Wright Special (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Steven Wright, the Confucius of Comedy, recorded his first album, I Have A Pony, in 1985. That Grammy - nominated album, along with an HBO special the following year, established Wright as one of the most inventive, peculiar and admired comedians of ...
Plot: live audience, asian woman, stand up, deadpan, bus, joke, stand up comedian, comedian, stand up special, prairie
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Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Jerry Seinfeld returns to the club that gave him his start in the 1970s, mixing iconic jokes with stories from his childhood and early days in comedy.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: stand up comedian, comedian, childhood home, club, society, friendship, storytelling, rivalry, career, youth, stand-up comedian, stand up ...
Time: contemporary
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Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nothing is off limits when Broken Lizard, the guys behind Super Troopers and Beerfest, a night of stand-up comedy. Live from The El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, each group member takes the stage to discuss drugs, lust and everything in between, ...
Style: cult movie cast, cult film, live comedy
Plot: comedy team, monologue, pageant, actor playing himself, stand up comedian, comedian, joke, live audience, live performance, masquerade
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Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Fictional character, Heidi Abromowitz, is the butt of everyone's jokes.
Plot: pun, drifter, tribute, guest, celebrity, joke
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Fedoras, mom's underpants, and puppy love all make Jim Norton's s**t list in 'Mouthful of Shame'.
Style: live comedy, comic
Plot: pageant, live performance, sexual humor, comedian, stand up special, netflix, stand-up comedian, masquerade, stand up comedian, live audience, theater, sexual joke ...
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Howie Mandel Presents Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: After being a mainstay on the comedy circuit for 40 years, Howie takes the stage at the comedy club that bears his name in Atlantic City for his first stand up comedy special in over 20 years.
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, light, ironic
Plot: comedian, stand up comedian, monologue, adult humor, absurd humor, storytelling, sexual humor, concert hall, bald hero, comedy club, live audience
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Coming Out Party (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Coming Out Party" is a celebration of love, life and freedom as seven gay and lesbian comic storytellers share their personal stories of "coming out" to family, friends, and co-workers, and living "out" and proud. ...
Plot: lgbt, coming out, boyfriend, gay straight relations, gay slur, comedian, comedienne, gay interest, roller skates, gay, homosexuality, homosexual ...
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41%
Diamonds and Guns (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In this romantic comedy, set in Las Vegas, "Diamonds & Guns" follows best friends Ashley(Renee O'Connor, of Xena:Warrior Princess) and Bria as they set off to change their luck. From the Sunset Strip to the Vegas Strip, they ...
Plot: hitman, bandit, romance, chase, mafia
Place: las vegas
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41%
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Saturday Night Live: Halloween (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Saturday Night Live's Halloween Special will tingle your funnybone! Join hosts Wayne and Garth (aka Mike Myers and Dana Carvey) as they peek into the vaults of spooky mayhem and unearth hilarious comedy sketches from seasons past and present. ...
Plot: parody, joke, comedian, archive footage, compilation, satire, retrospective, irreverence, celebrity impersonation, entertainment, pop culture, celebrity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Karen is on first visit to new boyfriend's parents when she discovers something odd about his eating habits.
Plot: social satire, celebrity, irreverence, pop culture, compilation, satire, archive footage, entertainment, celebrity impersonation, retrospective, joke, parody ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour was a ABC produced variety show hosted by Redd Foxx (John Elroy Sanford) following his hit sitcom Sanford and Son. It debuted on September 15, 1977 and last aired on January 26, 1978. Despite being rated by critics as ...
Style: ethnic humor
Plot: variety show, social satire, guest, monologue, stand up comedian, joke, african american, parody, comedian, satire, actor playing himself, variety
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A collection of Tom Hanks sketches during his times hosting Saturday Night Live.
Plot: archive footage, joke, parody, comedian, entertainment, celebrity impersonation, compilation, satire, impersonation, irreverence, celebrity, pop culture ...
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Paul Mooney: A Piece of My Mind - God Bless America (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The venomous, no holds barred style of standup comedy legend Paul Mooney is on full display in this concert special. The vitriolic funnyman spares no politician or pop icon from his scathing wit, throwing jabs at Sarah Palin, Mel Gibson, Tiger Woods ...
Plot: comedian, politics, african american, black american, race, concert, stand up comedian, stand-up comedian
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lisa Lampanelli: Take It Like a Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Called "Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean" (New York Times) and "Howard Stern on estrogen" (Toronto Star), Lisa Lampanelli is the insult comic for a new generation. Now, with a onehour special airing on Comedy Central, she ...
Style: live comedy, ethnic humor, bad taste humour
Plot: comedian, adult humor
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A collection of Steve Martin's best skits.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: workplace, silly humor, tv show, actor's life, misfit, showbiz, lifestyle, workplace romance, disorder, media satire, workplace situations, media ...
Time: 90s
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38%