Movies like Bigger Than Tina

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Bigger Than Tina (1999)
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Bigger Than Tina (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Dan Vardy-Cobb as he aspires to become a pop star.
Plot: money, musician, bully, singer, male female relationship, fat girl, music industry, record producer, suburbs, rise and fall, satire, talent show, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, shopping mall, talent agent, new age, vanity, singing, song, band, cd, talent contest
Place: australia, melbourne australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, parody and clever films with plots about musician, singer, singing, satire, music, friends and music band mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Bigger Than Tina: Hard Core Logo (1996), Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997), Warning: Parental Advisory (2002), Getting Over (1981), Here We Are! (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: on the road, music, rock music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, existentialism, punk, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
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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, singer, rock band, actor, music, band
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Warning: Parental Advisory (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the 1985 Senatorial hearings to place "Warning: Parental Advisory" labels on music albums with "obscene" lyrics and themes - and the rockers who tried to fight it.
Style: captivating
Plot: music industry, musician, senator, political activist, satire, singer, fighting the system, political unrest, musician's life, political intrigue, scapegoat, bored housewife ...
Time: 80s
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41%
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Getting Over (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Senor Daniels stars as Mike, a man with a dream of making it big in the music industry. He gets conned by a bigoted board chairman, and has his label, 'Impossibly Funky Records' taken over. As surmised by Alllmovie, this tuneful drama ...
Plot: rock and roll, singer, rock band, record producer, music industry, girl band, mafia, kidnapping, promoter
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Here We Are! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The night club "the River" situated in the small Greek city Livadeia is looking for a music group to perform there for a few nights. Many different musicians come from all over Greece and many funny incidents take place among them.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, captivating, feel good
Plot: songwriter, musician, music band, rivalry, ambition, humour, rivals, ambitious, nightclub, satire, desire for fame, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: satire, friendship, celebrity, conspiracy, music, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, music band, megalomaniac, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
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36%
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100% Arabic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie takes place in a poverty-stricken, rent-controlled neighborhood on the outskirts of Paris. Algerian immigrants, many of whom are in France illegally, the place has earned the nickname of "100%Arabica". It's a rough ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous
Plot: immigrants, disco, culture clash, satire, friends, urban ghetto, religions or cults, ambition, life is a bitch, ghost, buddies, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Richy Guitar (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: punk rock, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, father son relationship, money, police, billiards, drums, rock and roll, band, concert, forklift ...
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, musician, marijuana, divorce, singer, music, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, hip hop, backstage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: rivalry, friendship, monkey, friends, musician's life, ego clash, ambition, buddies, music, desire for fame, lifestyle, music band ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, alabama, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My X-Girlfriend's Wedding Reception (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This brutally honest comedy depicts the Jewish-Italian wedding reception of Lisa Weinstein (Deborah Gibson), as guests can't help but notice the romantic sparks among Lisa, the groom (Joey Scherr), the maid of honor (Mo Gaffney) and the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, wedding, infidelity, couples, friends, romance, love and romance, best friends, music band, love triangle, family gatherings, fiancee ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Kat and the Band (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Seventeen year old, music obsessed school girl Kat Malone tricks her way into managing struggling band Dollar Days, pretending to be a band manager in her twenties.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: bully, high school student, teenage girl, female bully, family relations, classmate classmate relationship, strong female lead, musician, failed expectations, female protagonist, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, singer, folk singer, music, love and romance, music band, showbiz, satire, musical tour, lovers, talented, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Andy's Funhouse (1979)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: This special was taped in 1977 but did not air until August 1979, on ABC. It featured most of Andy's famous gags, including Foreign Man/Latka and his Elvis Presley impersonation, as well as a host of unique segments (including a special ...
Style: parody, cult film, post modern
Plot: surrealism, satire, rock music, celebrity impersonation, absurdism, puppet, stand up comedian, pop culture, variety show, monologue, social satire, joke ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Cupcakes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends in a Tel Aviv suburb get together to watch Universong, a Eurovision-like television song contest. They gather to watch and are depressed by the lifelessness of the Israeli entry, a parody of many recent offerings, a flashy, ...
Style: parody, humorous, satirical, funny, captivating ...
Plot: competition, singing competition, group of friends, friendship, music band, contests and competitions, music, contest, musician, friends, satire, humour ...
Place: israel, paris france, tel aviv israel, tel aviv
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, cynical, satirical, parody, witty ...
Plot: heavy metal, music band, heavy metal culture, music, musician, satire, cult, musical tour, fame, singer, pianist, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Gramps Is in the Resistance (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It is 1943 in Paris. Like so many others, the Bourbelle family's home has been taken over by the Germans and they now live in their cellar. Little do they know that the son, Guy-Hubert Bourdelle, is far from being the cowardly hairdresser he ...
Style: parody, cult film
Plot: world war two, singer, satire, dual identity, diva, french resistance, german officer, musician, romance, debate, widow, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 1940s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, not serious, light, absurd ...
Plot: music, partners, musician's life, media, rising to stardom, music band, celebrity culture, lifestyle, buddies, journalism, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Yesterday (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in the 60's in a provincial town: four high school teenagers approach graduation, but all they think about are The Beatles.
Plot: electric shock, fan, musician, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, coming of age, high school, flash forward, electrocution, role model, hair, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, rap, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), showbiz, celebrity culture, mistaken identity, strong sexual content, arson, silly humor, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Somebody's Life (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A decade after the disappearance of his best friend and musical partner, Guille receives the offer from a label to finally release an album that never saw the light of day. His friend Pablo tries to help him overcome loss and grief, and release the ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: friendship, musician, missing person, disappearance, loss of friend, musician's life, music band, dealing with the past, friends, relationships, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Louis & Frank (1998)
Genre: Music, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Third-rate doo-wop singers making a comeback hook up with a campy manager who books them to perform in drag.
Style: retro
Plot: female impersonator, bowling, dream, beautician, singer, drag, bar owner, husband wife relationship, cousin cousin relationship, comeback, talent agent, partner ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: agent, desire for fame, white house, terrorism, contests and competitions, tv show, rising to stardom, disorder, satire, fish out of water, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, ohio, manhattan new york city, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: 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, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: musician, showbiz, plan gone awry, disorder, musician's life, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, celebrity culture, friends, escapades, intern, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sing Salmon Sing (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: High school student Kasumi Ogino (Kaho) is a member of the school choir and after years of praise for her singing voice thinks she is the absolute bee’s knees. When the object of her desires, classmate and photographer Junichi Makimura (Hideo ...
Plot: choir, music competition, pets, sexy girl, substitute teacher, angel, clique, street musician, teacher, dog, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Is It Bill Bailey? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Is It Bill Bailey? was a stand up / sketch comedy series written by and starring Bill Bailey. One series of six episodes was produced and aired on BBC Two in 1998, and it has never been recommissioned or released on DVD. It was to have been repeated ...
Plot: singer, comedian, british, joke, musician, monologue, stand up comedian, british tv, song, singing, musical number, actor playing himself
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: parody, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, mexican standoff, rivalry, music, musician, friends, figment, hip hop culture, manipulation, silly humor, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, gay, gay slur, female impersonator, desert, gender bending, cross dressing, on the road, bus, gays and lesbians, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lucy Gets Lucky (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: LUCY GETS LUCKY finds the wacky redhead pulling out all the stops in Las Vegas to see her favorite entertainer, Dean Martin. Lucy gets a job working at the MGM Grand casino and high stakes hijinks follow.
Plot: gambling, casino, waitress, luxury hotel, jet plane, job interview, fan, desert, gambler, airport, disguise, ritual ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Revival (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The comedy Revival tells the story of four musicians whose rock band SMOKE broke up under uncertain circumstances in 1972 and who, each for their own reasons, decide to attempt a spectacular comeback. The reasons vary - money, longing for lost fame, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: aging, music band, musician's life, rocker, elderly, buddies, artists and showbiz, music, rock, friends, older man younger woman relationship, new age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%