Movies like I Am a Director

If you like "I Am a Director" you are looking for movies about / with filmmaking, actress playing herself, wrapped in a towel, woman in a towel and woman wearing a towel themes of Comedy and Drama genre shot in Puerto Rico.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
I Am a Director (2012)
 7.0
 68
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

Most similar movies to I Am a Director

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about filmmaking, artists and showbiz, film within a film, showbiz, actor's life, actress and actor mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like I Am a Director: Gossip (2000), Viva Erotica (1996), Sweet Dreams (1981), Emerald City (1988), Love in a 4 Letter World (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 760
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, strong female presence, actress playing herself, infidelity, actor playing himself, actress, lesbian interest, producer, lesbian, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 686
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
Plot: hot, sex scene, sexuality, director, filmmaking, pornographer
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: crew, friend, film festival, tribute, fight, locked in, filmmaking, film making
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.9
 1K
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, filmmaker, stream of consciousness, psychology, psychoanalysis, song, film within a film, dance, critic, screenwriter, housewife, shepherd ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
actress movies
1265
actor movies
1240
couples movies
10571
 5.4
 545
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: filmmaking, screenwriter, male underwear, boxer shorts, man wearing towel, man wrapped in a towel, writers
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: adultery, lesbian, love triangle, free love, hippie, female nudity, generation gap, lesbianism, filmmaking
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: fame, television, filmmaking, memories, backstage, making of, interview, reminiscence, retrospective, tv show
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 64
Spice It Up (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A film student struggles to complete her thesis project.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: dancing, film school, dance, film within a film, filmmaking, university, army, high school, professor, baby, bomb, photographer ...
Time: year 2013
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
hopes movies
5968
lifestyle movies
4319
cinema movies
335
satire movies
3278
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, contemplative, atmospheric
Plot: family relations, filmmaking, innocence lost, human nature, parents and children, artists and showbiz, film within a film, countryside, getting home, minimalism, turtle, urban setting ...
Time: 90s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A star studded special written and directed by Peter Davison. With the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who about to film, the 'Classic' Doctors are keen to be involved. But do they manage it?
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, tv show, actor, joke, actor playing himself, doctor who
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A King and His Movie (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Buenos Aires movie director, very fond of the legend of the King of Patagonia and Araucania, decides to make a movie about it. Despite of financial troubles, technical problems, misfortune and desertions, he undertakes the journey to Patagonia for ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, obsession, against the odds, showbiz, artists and showbiz, ambition, escapades, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, disorder, indians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Clash of Egos (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tony has recently been released from a sentence for violent behaviour. He promises to improve his ways and is finally granted a few hours alone with his two children. They celebrate the reunion by going to the movies to see a new film by the famous, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, ego clash, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, film producer, opening night, danish, father son relationship, clapping, art exhibition, barefoot male, car on fire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, obsessive quest, ambition, showbiz, career change, society, director, starting over, artists and showbiz, hopes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: romania, europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: clever, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, aging, dealing with death, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, postmodernism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
All About Actresses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, actor's life, midlife crisis, love and romance, actress, money, film producer, humiliation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: cynical, semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: follow your dream, satire, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, social differences, society, hopes, dream come true, media, company
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Moment of Innocence (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical account of Makmahlbaf's experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally. Two decades later, he tracks down the policeman he injured in an attempt to make amends.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, psychological, absurd
Plot: filmmaking, winter, flower, marriage proposal, gun, autobiography, police officer, flowers, redemption, haunted by the past, politics, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 744
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 ...
Plot: small town, brothel, prostitute, mute, social worker, construction, builder, song, speech, secret, attraction, parrot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
The Last Producer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, one last chance, filmmaking, betrayal, aging, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, film industry, movie studio, profanity, film producer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 649
Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: artists and showbiz, golden years, introspection, redemption, actor's life, filmmaking, aging, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, elderly, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 7K
Black Bear (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At a remote lake house in the Adirondack Mountains, a couple entertains an out-of-town guest looking for inspiration in her filmmaking. The group quickly falls into a calculated game of desire, manipulation, and jealousy, unaware of how dangerously ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, atmospheric
Plot: writer's block, lake house, filmmaking, triangle, jealousy, forest, cabin in the woods, husband wife relationship, threat, creative block, justice, fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: filmmaking, creative block, price of justice, destructive relationship, infidelity, hotel, couple relations, obsession, showbiz, factory, celebrity culture, anti semitism ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 1K
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, filmmaking, hopes, romance, society, fall in love, college professor, rivalry, student, artists and showbiz, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
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 ...
Plot: filmmaking, siblings relations, couples, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, midlife crisis, couple relations, actor's life, disorder, brother brother relationship, actor, movie theatre ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, humorous, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, world spanning, cinema, filmmaker, surrealism, cowboy, female director, movie theatre, suitcase, respect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, asia, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Name Is Fame (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fai, a talented actor who has won the Best New Artist of the Hong Kong Film Awards and always plays leading roles in television, is an arrogant guy who does not cherish the opportunities given to him. As he keeps on criticizing his co-workers, his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, ambition, couples, showbiz, hotshot hero, artists and showbiz, unsupportive coworkers, ex husband ex wife relationship, mentor, job interview, stuntman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 6K
S.O.B. (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, satire, transvestism, film industry, catastrophe, office, showbiz, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 332
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, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, family relations, follow your dream, parents and children, ambition, nightlife, hollywood, filmmaking, hopes, womanizer, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, year 2012, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 711
Homework (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Virginia is taking a class at film school, and has decided on her solo project for the class. She will secretly film herself and her ex-husband Marcelo with a candid camera while they make love.
Style: sexy, erotic, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: film within a film, nudity (full frontal - brief), filmmaking, dishonesty, lifestyle, couples, artists and showbiz, sexual content, student life, sexual relations, voyeurism, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 2K
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, hollywood, showbiz, screenwriter, writing, mistress, money, artists and showbiz, dark humor, satire, film producer, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%