Movies like Oh Boy!

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Oh Boy! (1991)
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Oh Boy! (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Slapstick by the director of The Taste of Water also a film within a film. Boy, otherwise known as the shy actor Pim, runs a financially unsuccessful service station somewhere in the desert. His life is severely disrupted when he gets a professional competitor. The film is a homage to the silent film hero Buster Keaton.
Plot: desert, filmmaking, ego, rivalry, filling station, business competition, film within a film, service station, failing business

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about filmmaking, film within a film, artists and showbiz, showbiz, female nudity, hollywood and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Oh Boy!: Polski film (2012), Maestro (2014), Attack Of The Bat Monsters (1999), All in Good Taste (1983), Arpa Colla (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Polski film (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic, Poland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: “The fact that I’m playing myself doesn’t mean that it’s me.” Four old schoolmates, today well-known Czech actors (Pavel Liška, Tomáš Matonoha, Josef Polášek and Marek Daniel), decide to make a movie together. Their ambitious ...
Plot: actor, schizophrenia, film within a film, casting, masturbation, husband wife relationship, schizophrenic, male nudity, filmmaking, actor playing himself
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95%
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Maestro (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, self discovery, actor, film within a film, love, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, actor's life, female director, movie actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 5th century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, venice
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91%
Attack Of The Bat Monsters (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Join schlock impresario Francis Gordon as his intrepid crew attempt to shoot an impromptu monster movie in the three days left over from the film they’ve just wrapped. From the Saul Bass opening title homage to its highly authentic, comic ...
Style: cult film, parody
Plot: actor, filmmaker, caterer, filmmaking, film within a film, screenwriter, respect, scream queen, nudity (full frontal - brief), actress
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
All in Good Taste (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A filmmaker is upset to find out that his wholesome script about an orphan and his dog has been warped into a film about ... strippers?!!
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, pubic hair, female nudity, male objectification, stock footage, director, male stripper, striptease, filmmaking, topless, stripper
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83%
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Arpa Colla (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Arpa-colla" in Greek literally means "Grab and stick", a phrase used to show something that has been done quickly and therefore isn't good enough. This is what the 2 main heroes of the film are doing. The one is a ...
Plot: film industry, satire, political satire, filmmaking, social satire, film within a film, left wing, producer, filmmaker, imagination, communist, tv commercial
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Let's Make a Movie (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Let's Make a Movie is the story of Cassie Thompson (Played by Hallie York), a college dropout and ex-film student who is tired of being disrespected and downtrodden, has decided that she's had enough. In a subconscious effort to turn her ...
Plot: coming of age, filmmaking, struggling artist, movie business, bigger dreams, film making
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69%
The Woman in the Septic Tank (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Mila, a mother from the slums, who out of desperation to survive, has sold her child to a pedophile.
Style: humorous, surreal, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, artists and showbiz, society, daydreamer, actress, film set, arrogance, neo realism, caucasian, actress playing herself, producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
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69%
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Money Shot (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When given keys to a mansion for the weekend, two friends decide to make a film but end up throwing a huge party and trashing the house. Now they race to get the "money shot" and finish their film to pay for all the damages done.
Style: slasher
Plot: filmmaking, mansion, pimp, bandit, film within a film, marijuana, father daughter relationship, flashback, uncle nephew relationship, fur coat, comeback, birthday party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, showbiz, couples, artists and showbiz, nosy, actor's life, nothing goes right, buddies, couple relations, disorder, director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
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62%
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Italians (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film consists of two episodes, telling two different stories about two different countries.
Plot: ferrari, desert, dentist, prison, oasis, car race, hijab, limousine, car
Place: saint petersburg, dubai, st. petersburg russia
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55%
Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, film within a film, actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaking, obnoxious boss, love and romance, lifestyle, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
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55%
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Nickelodeon (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, film within a film, love triangle, celebrity, movie actress ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, contests and competitions, actor's life, rise to the top, downfall, artists and showbiz, hollywood, filmmaking, ambition, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Making of '...And God Spoke' (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A documentary on the making of a big budget Bible picture. This is a spoof that shows the inside action on a film set where everything that could possibly go wrong goes wrong.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, epic, not serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, scout, religions or cults, disorder, road not taken, accordion, bible, female nudity ...
Time: ancient history
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52%
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Dirty Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue (Christopher Meloni) is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, filmmaking, farce, buddies, disorder, film within a film, friends, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), media, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Brother's Justice (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Motivated by Box Office statistics, Dax Shepard has made a decision to leave comedy to pursue his dream of becoming an international Martial Arts action star.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, actor's life, buddies, partners, silly humor, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Woman Chaser (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 1950s used-car salesman (Patrick Warburton) wants to make a low-budget film about a trucker who accidentally runs down a child.
Style: neo noir, humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, once promising, showbiz, obsession, suburbs, ambition, obsessive quest, follow your dream, used car salesman, truck driver, car salesman, pulp fiction ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Naked Ambition 3D (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An honors graduate in literature, Wyman is stuck writing cheap erotic fiction, but somehow ends up starring in an AV film. Suddenly a porn superstar in Japan, he discovers a whole new world fraught with pleasure, pain and more twists and turns than ...
Style: erotic, parody, sex comedy
Plot: femdom, writers, filmmaking, adult filmmaking, breaking the fourth wall, oral sex, breasts, big breasts, switching roles, gang bang, lecher, porn industry ...
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Boin-n-g (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: An inexperienced producer and director audition and film naked women for a nudie movie. Everything goes wrong.
Plot: audition, producer, filmmaking, nudity (full frontal - brief), exploitation, nudie cutie, lake, female nudity, director, pubic hair
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46%
 7.4
 25
Trivia Night (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An underground trivia legend in NYC lives in the shadows. He faces a mysterious unbeaten game show from his past when he battles his rival to reclaim the greatness he once had.
Plot: quiz, rivals, rivalry, rival
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 199
Banana Peel (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The French comedy-drama of Marcel Ophuls, which came to the Paris yesterday.
Place: paris france, cannes
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45%
Casting Couch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desperate to meet new girls, six down-on-their-luck guys come up with the ultimate plan to hook up - cast a fake movie. When tons of hot chicks show up for the audition, it's a matter of who's willing to go the farthest to get the part.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, buddies, disorder, filmmaking, cons and scams, audition, casting couch, hollywood, film within a film, silly humor, sexual content, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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43%
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 68K
Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, nothing goes right, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, comedy of errors, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Forgotten Silver (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 53 min.
Story: An epic documentary chronicling the extraordinary, unbelievable life of pioneer Kiwi filmmaker Colin McKenzie. Or is it?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, epic, offbeat ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, photograph, world war one, director, interview, spanish civil war, showbiz, inventions and discoveries, silly humor, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: new zealand
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43%
The Delicate Art of Parking (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An absurd comedy about a Parking Enforcement Officer, who - despite constant abuse from the public - finds truth, honour and serenity in the act of ticketing. His religious devotion to the work is challenged however, when his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: investigation, obsession, filmmaking, escapades, workplace, police, interview, filmmaker, rivalry, obsessive quest, shooting range, russian woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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41%
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Once a Greek (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An extravagant comedy with Heinz Rühmann.
Plot: suitor, bachelor, stupidity
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40%
Help! The Doctor Is Drowning (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about a small town doctor.
Plot: violin, female nudity, waiting room, gypsy, teacher, bridge, doctor, love, hiking, car in water, church, pastor ...
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40%
Bros Before Hos (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Because of a bad marriage of their parents, two brothers Jules and Max made a pact never to get into a relationship with a woman. Therefore, they live a party-life in which they sleep with a different girl every day. However this changes when Jules ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sex comedy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: romance, buddies, family relations, love triangle, siblings relations, fall in love, love and romance, rivalry, best friend, brother brother relationship, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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38%
Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, satire, obnoxious boss, dangerous animal, cons and scams, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, hijacking, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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37%
Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of the dog from the title, who in a frame narrative explains how he came to be transformed from an unemployed communist filmmaker into a canine with a philosophical bent. Unable to finance his new project, young Berlin-based director ...
Plot: artist, love, film within a film
Place: venice, italy
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37%