Movies like La Bomba

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La Bomba
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three young Italian actors move from Roma to NY to try to improve their careers. While attending the Actor's Studio they set up as a joke an extortion, acting like real mafiosi do. After the first extortion succeed they decide to continue on that way. But the NY mafia realize what is happening and...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: cosa nostra, sicilian, actor's life, chinese restaurant, mafia don, film within a film, bribe, extortion, actor, actress, italian american, explosion, mafia, organized crime, female nudity, friend, friendship
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about friendship, friend, female nudity, artists and showbiz, actor, actress and actor's life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like La Bomba: Celebrity s.r.o. (2015), Easy Money (1983), 30 Rock (2006), Beware of a Holy Whore (1971), Lily in Love (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Celebrity s.r.o.
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The comedy unfolds in the attractive environs of the never-ending filming of a TV series. The performance opens up with wonderful interplay of relationships, characters, situations, conflicts, big hopes and ambitious plans interwoven with a love ...
Plot: crying, employer employee relationship, ambition, police, friendship between men, drunkenness, witness, funeral, bare breasts, gun, bullet, female nudity ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
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Easy Money
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: farce, gambling, self discovery, parents and children, beer, father daughter relationship, family relations, drinking, friends, screwball, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
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30 Rock
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, showbiz, jazz, writer's life, verbal byplay, workplace, tv show, boss and employee, writing, employer employee relationship, office, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Beware of a Holy Whore
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions between members of a film crew build while they wait for the arrival of the director and star to arrive on location.
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, talky ...
Plot: nothing goes right, hotel, actor's life, gays and lesbians, village, transsexual, filmmaking, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, gender bending, mistaken identity, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
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Lily in Love
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Insulted when his screenwriter wife writes a leading role for a younger man, aging Broadway idol Fitz Wynn disguises himself as a handsome young Italian.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: actor's life, romance, battle of the sexes, desire for fame, deception, show business, typewriter, switching roles, destructive relationship, infidelity, stage fright, fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hungary, budapest, manhattan new york city, budapest hungary
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Screwball Hotel
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it's about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to stay in business. They prove that sex sells by holding "Miss Purity Pageant" ...
Plot: military school, female on male rape, friendship, teasing, friend, teenage boy, hotel, resort, gambling, seduction, female nudity, woman on top ...
Place: florida
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O roz gatos
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Panos and Archimedes (Panos Michalopoulos and Sotiris Moustakas) are colleagues (teachers) and roommates. The first is a new modern, and the second is more conservative. Panos will attempt to dynamically put Archimedes in life. The second will ...
Plot: roommate, teacher, student, professor, female nudity, gun, mafia, brunette, self confidence, friend, friendship, beach ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece
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Naked in New York
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing life ('your parents, nyaa, I don't think ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, coming of age, fall in love, marriage, relationships, gay, romance, city life, male nudity, writers, actor's life, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
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In Living Color
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, nothing goes right, interracial relations, parody, social differences, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, disorder, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, new york
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Frankie and Johnny Are Married
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Television director/producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work on their marriage keep running afoul, and everything's ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, actor's life, romance, human nature, couple relations, couples, chess, friend, rehearsal, marriage, bedroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
Festival in Cannes
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, desire for fame, couple relations, infidelity, celebrity culture, media satire, midlife crisis, showbiz, filmmaking, unfulfillment, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: riviera, cannes
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    User:   64%
 
Looking for Palladin
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Brash young Hollywood talent agent Josh Ross (David Moscow) is dispatched to Guatemala, where he's assigned to locate missing star Jack Palladin (Ben Gazzara), a man Josh has never met but can't stand due to Palladin's long-ago ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous
Plot: human nature, village, introspection, self discovery, estrangement, artists and showbiz, hopes, actor's life, parents and children, physical appearance, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, california, guatemala
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Deathrow Gameshow
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chuck Toedan's the host of a gameshow featuring death row convicts competeing in life-or-death contests in hopes of cheating the executioner or, at the very least, winning some nice prizes for their next of kin. Not surprisingly, Chuck has made ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: death row, prison, contests and competitions, media satire, tv show, crime, criminal heroes, media, life is a bitch, striptease, fictional game show, confined ...
Time: 80s
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Love, Sidney
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love, Sidney is an American situation comedy which ran on NBC from October 28, 1981 until June 6, 1983. The series was based on a short story written by Marilyn Cantor Baker, which was subsequently adapted into a TV movie entitled Sidney Shorr: A ...
Plot: single mother, sitcom, gay lead character, gay, surrogate father, actress, homosexual, apartment, father figure, single parent, gay man straight woman relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
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Get Charlie Tully
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie Tully and womanising Reggie Peek con two rich Italians out of £500,000 but during their flight out Charlie is arrested for coning an American and a dog. Reggie stores the money in a Swiss Bank and after Charlie is released is about to tell ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, chase, crime, cons and scams, crimes, on the run, gangsters, bank, love affair, chases and races, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, switzerland, italy, london ...
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Who's the Caboose?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they discover a young Manhattan comedienne and decide instead to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, nightclub, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, terminal illness, life is a bitch, talent agent, actress, actor, documentary filmmaking ...
Time: 90s
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Rude Awakening
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Rude Awakening is a TV series created by Claudia Lonow, aired by Showtime on 55 22-min episodes for 3 seasons.
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Plot: parents and children, addiction, sitcom, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, lifestyle, alcoholics anonymous, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations ...
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Hair Under the Roses
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The discovery of sexuality through the eyes of a group of teenagers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france
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Slings and Arrows
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: actor's life, boss and employee, workplace romance, lovers reunited, love and romance, ghost, artists and showbiz, backstage, workplace, mentor, nervous breakdown, manager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
Lisa Picard Is Famous
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: actor's life, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, workplace situations, filmmaking, love and romance, media, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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Old School
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, drinking, revenge, chase, farce, vengeance, drugs/alcohol, buddies, beer, road trip, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california
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 6.6
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The Big Fox
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ugo Maria Volpone is a very rich shipowner. He dissimulates to be close to die in order to have the attention of three of his friends: Corvino, Voltore and Corbaccio. The three accepts every kind of humiliation and money loss in order to inherit all ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: friendship, joke, cheating, humiliation, inheritance, footsie under the table, butler, extortion
Place: italy
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Spaghetti a mezzanotte
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Savino La Gastra discovers his wife Celeste has a liaison with an architect: Andrea. Even if also Savino has a story with Elvira, a judge's wife, he decides anyway to ask to a mobster to kill his wife. In the mean time Celeste is organizing a ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: farce, sex, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, police, female nudity, party, mafia don, unfaithful wife, unfaithful husband, hitman
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
Broadway Danny Rose
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, gangster, comedy of errors, couple relations, relationships, mob, love triangle, urban, screwball, character study, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
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The Amateurs
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sex sells in America and these guys know it. The Amateurs follows a small town band of loveable losers who hit upon an idea that can make their dreams and fantasies come true. Thinking they've found the road to riches and fame they decide to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: small town, nothing goes right, buddies, small town life, filmmaking, friends, friendship, against the odds, midlife crisis, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
Michael & Michael Have Issues.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Michael & Michael Have Issues is a cable television comedy series starring comedians and actors Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter, who created the series. Both comedians appeared together in several TV comedy series, including The State, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, tv show, odd couple, producer, intern, backstage, self involved, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
 6.6
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Entourage
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate ...
Style: sexy, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, hollywood, buddies, revenge, celebrity culture, chase, pornography, relationship vs career, reality tv, showbiz, sex, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, spain, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
 5.0
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So Fine
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, gangsters, disco, down on your luck, opera, crime, family business, mozart, society, disorder, fish out of water, writers ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, israel, tokyo, manhattan new york city
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    User:   42%
 
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Giovannona Long-Thigh
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Legendary director Sergio Martino takes the helm for this sexploitation classic concerning the scandal that erupts when the panicked head of a high-profile cheese production company hires a beautiful prostitute to seduce an unsuspecting Cabinet ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, factory, farce, sexual relations, couples, goofy hero, couple relations, sexual abuse, sex, siblings relations, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, sicily, italy
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System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
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