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A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)
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A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jack is a children's author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what should be his big break rapidly turns into his big breakdown, as Jack is forced to confront his worst demons; among them his love life, his laundry and the origin of all fear.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, surreal, not serious, offbeat, stylized
Plot: paranoia, writer's life, obsession, social awkwardness, artists and showbiz, once in a lifetime opportunity, childhood trauma, kidnapping, held captive, fear, profanity, holiday, holiday season, serial killer, police, destiny, subconscious, washing machine, abandonment, bowie knife
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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Suffering Man's Charity (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: John Vandermark (Cumming) has taken in a struggling writer, Sebastian St. Germain (Boreanaz), who overstays his welcome. When John discovers that Sebastian has simply been using him, he turns the tables on his young tenant in an effort to make him ...
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Plot: obsession, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, prodigy, womanizer, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, writer's life, gays and lesbians, weakness, couples, generosity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Teen Lust (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy high schooler struggles to lose his virginity before the local Satanic cult can sacrifice him to the devil.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Standup special filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
Style: humorous, dark humor, talky, witty, captivating ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian
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Jay and Silent Bob Get Old: Tea Bagging in the UK (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, witty, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, friendship, showbiz, filmmaking, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, buddies, profanity, odd couple
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
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All About Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deborah quickly cultivates a rabid legion of San Franciscan gore fans who help catapult her to new-found local celebrity-- business booms so quickly, she's forced to bring on a full film crew of like-minded misfits to meet the demand! Her ...
Style: dark humor, tense, humorous, captivating, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, cult, siege, survival, friends, parody, anti heroes, zombie attack, supernatural, chases and races, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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Actress Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This saucy mockumentary follows a first-time filmmaker with ambitions to make "the greatest movie ever made," a low-budget slasher boasting a Native American killer. The director knows buxom starlets are the key to his success. But when ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, woman in danger, murder, starlet, filmmaking, gory, danger, deadly, artists and showbiz, film within a film, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jim Jefferies: Alcoholocaust (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Share this *Alcoholocaust: (Meaning: The aftermath of a drinking party, usually resulting in every available horizontal surface being covered in empty booze containers, spilled beverages and a general sticky alcoholic residue.) Jim Jefferies, the ...
Style: sincere, cynical, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lifestyle, performer's life, artists and showbiz, politically correct, buddies, alcohol abuse, live audience, stand up special, profanity, drugs/alcohol, friends
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: surreal, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, disorder, silly humor, satire, joke, irreverence, parody, surrealism, absurdism, british tv, british, actress playing multiple roles ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
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Place: hong kong, asia
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: A ratings hit! Amy Schumer debuts her one-hour special in front of a live audience at the Historic Fillmore Theatre in San Francisco. Nothing is off limits as Schumer airs every hilarious, messed up detail of her dating and sex life, from encounters ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, live comedy
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Style: humorous, talky, realistic, not serious, live comedy
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