Movies like I Am a Director

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I Am a Director (2012)
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I Am a Director (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After spending 5 years in Hollywood, California, Carlos has go back to his home in Puerto Rico to make his first feature film.
Plot: filmmaking, actress playing herself, wrapped in a towel, woman in a towel, woman wearing a towel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and captivating films with plots about filmmaking, artists and showbiz, film within a film, actor, showbiz, satire and actress mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like I Am a Director: Gossip (2000), Viva Erotica (1996), Emerald City (1988), Love in a 4 Letter World (1970), Sweet Dreams (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gossip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ten actresses test films for the title role of a remake of "Queen Christina".
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, lesbian, female protagonist, lesbian interest, rivalry, actress, actor, director, producer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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35 Days: A Post-Production Odyssey (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Indie-film director Eric Cutter's attempt to complete his long-abandoned third feature film, "Gunman," in time for a local film festival.
Plot: friend, tribute, crew, fight, locked in, filmmaking, film festival
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Viva Erotica (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sing's last two films were flops, but he is given the helm on a Category III sex film and has to cope with a leading lady who won't do nude scenes, Triad backers, and a crumbling relationship with his girlfriend.
Style: sexy, hot
Plot: filmmaking, porn industry, porn actor, director, sexuality, sex scene, pornography, pornographer
Place: hong kong
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76%
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Emerald City (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy of life's temptations - lust, greed and power. The city in question is Sydney and the colour green signifies greed and envy in David Williamsons amusing satire on its film and publishing industries. The story centers around the Rogers ...
Plot: empire, filmmaking, screenwriter, writers, boxer shorts, male underwear, man wearing towel, man wrapped in a towel
Place: australia
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Love in a 4 Letter World (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family have become disillusioned with one another. The father has an affair and is caught by his daughter, who has already hooked up with the free-love hippies who live next door. When her mother realizes, she too travels next door.
Plot: generation gap, female nudity, love triangle, lesbianism, lesbian, filmmaking, hippie, adultery, free love
Time: 60s
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Sweet Dreams (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Michele Apicella is a young film and theater director, who lives his troubles as an artist. In Italy reach the Eighties, and Michele, who was contestant in the Sixties, now finds himself in a new era full of crisis of values and ignorance. So ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: filmmaking, television, housewife, psychology, screenwriter, critic, school, teacher, filmmaker, surrealism, dream, duel ...
Place: italy
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Surviving Gilligan's Island (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It was as funny and as cartoonish as the series with three survivors (Gilligan, Mary-Anne, and the Professor) telling their favorite anecdotes and having some of them acted out. The host segments were wonderful, and the flashbacks were done very ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, realistic, humorous
Plot: fame, memories, television, filmmaking, backstage, tv show, making of, interview, reunion, retrospective
Time: 60s
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58%
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: filmmaking, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, world spanning, cinema, filmmaker, surrealism, art, cowboy, movie theatre, respect, suitcase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, portugal, latin america, asia, africa ...
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Mandi (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: This classic film is based on a classic Urdu short story 'Aanandi' by Pakistani writer Ghulam Abbas. It deals with a brothel at the heart of a city, in an area that some politicians want for its prime locality. They rally up against the ...
Style: satirical
Plot: small town, prostitution, brothel, prostitute, mute, naivete, construction worker, chase, satire, photographer, singer, servant ...
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Clouds of May (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This is a movie within a movie, about a director, Muzaffer, who goes back to his hometown to make a film using a cast of local people (based on the director Ceylan's first feature, Kasaba). While Muzaffer is around, his mother complains about ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: filmmaking, art, family relations, artists and showbiz, human nature, parents and children, innocence lost, countryside, turtle, getting home, urban setting, promise ...
Time: 90s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most ...
Style: realistic, clever, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, filmmaking, aging, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, unfulfillment, postmodernism
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Personal Tailor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the director of Back to 1942, Feng Xiaogang, comes PERSONAL TAILOR, one of the most unique films you'll see in this upcoming holiday season. Imagine a team that will sacrifice themselves for your dream at any cost -- but only if that dream ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, stylized, biting ...
Plot: follow your dream, satire, artists and showbiz, dream come true, society, hopes, filmmaking, social differences, media, company
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
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Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: redemption, golden years, introspection, artists and showbiz, bittersweet, elderly, aging, actor's life, unfulfillment, filmmaking, hopes, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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The Rest is Silence (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible screen adaptation of the real Independence War ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: filmmaking, obsessive quest, ambition, society, career change, showbiz, director, bittersweet, hopes, partners, blind ambition, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: romania, hungary, europe
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Winter Break (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Viscerally experience a "year off" in Aspen, Colorado with a group of recent college grads who have elected to defer graduate school and career opportunities to ski, snow-board, climb, party, fall in love and basically live life to its ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
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The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
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Place: england
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 82 min.
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Style: ambiguous ending
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Shakespeare In... And Out (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the 1980s, a filmmaker begins a project to record the life of an average kid. In Perry, Ohio, he picks Rich Longfellow, a shy lad, and begins filming. Soon after, he dies in Mozambique. Sixteen years later, his son continues the project, finding ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.
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Mistress (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, light, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: filmmaking, screenwriter, mistress, showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, dark humor, film producer, financier, empire, satire, media satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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2 Jacks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, non-linear ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, family relations, nightlife, hollywood, parents and children, follow your dream, ambition, filmmaking, hopes, womanizer, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 21st century, year 1992, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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The Actor (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An Iranian actor named Akbar is trying to become a serious actor instead of the clown everyone considers him to be. However financial problems force him to abandon his dream of being an artistic actor. He also has to deal with his family problems ...
Plot: actor, poverty, love, obsession, wealth, love triangle, marriage, husband wife relationship, hysteria, gypsy, deafness, filmmaking ...
Place: iran
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Brigsby Bear (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.
Style: funny, touching, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friends, filmmaking, tv show, adaptation, new life, police, isolation, parents and children, adult as child, happy ending, teenager, bear ...
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Nacktschnecken (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three loser-type ex-students who earn too little money and donĀ“t get laid as much as they want, try to change that by producing a home made porn movie starring themselves. They loan money from a pimp and begin casting the girls. When filming starts ...
Style: semi serious, satirical, captivating, disturbing, erotic
Plot: sex orgy, porn parody, porn actor, satire, filmmaking, money problems, sex, sexual content, porn industry, sexploitation, sex scene, making love ...
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The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two writers must face a dilemma that is common to anyone who has ever had an artistic friend: what happens when you have to give feedback, and the news isn't good? Sam, an aspiring screenwriter, and David, a successful magazine editor, have ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, ego clash, filmmaking, rivalry, showbiz, performer's life, criticism, screenwriter, magazine editor, unsupportive friend, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Oki's Movie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A love story between a middle aged professor, a young female student who prepares a movie and a student/filmmaker who drinks too much.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, couples, hopes, filmmaking, romance, fall in love, society, student, rivalry, college professor, youth, movie business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Film to Come (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At fifty Louis Gravet, a serious actor, would like to become a comedian. His brother Peter, a film director, has the idea of hiring him for the lead role of a comedy. Family circumstances, their wives, their children, niece, lead him to make another ...
Style: sincere, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Katha Parayumbol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: the film is about how a barber's life is turned upside down when a film unit comes to the village for a shoot, and the news spreads that superstar Ashok Raj (Mammootty) is the barber's childhood friend. The script also by Srinivasan is so ...
Plot: village, friendship, hairdresser, school, movie business, movie star, old friend, family, barbershop, superstar, childhood friend, rich ...
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