Movies and TV shows like Starlets

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Starlets (2000)
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Starlets (2000)
Original name: Grosse Pointe
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was inspired in large part by Star's experiences as the creator and producer of the nighttime soap Beverly Hills, 90210.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, not serious, sitcom, realistic, offbeat
Plot: backstage, satire, actor, actress, tv show, lifestyle, actor's life, rivalry, showbiz, workplace intrigue, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, workplace, starlet, celebrity culture, director, gossip and rumors, hollywood, producer, media, media satire, television, high school student, filmmaking, high school ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to Starlets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, media, workplace, media satire, tv show and celebrity culture mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Starlets: The Comeback (2005), The Larry Sanders Show (1992), Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013), Fat Actress (2005), Episodes (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, biting ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, backstage, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace, self involved, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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95%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: parody, sitcom, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: workplace, tv show, showbiz, producer, satire, nothing goes right, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, media, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
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71%
Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: hollywood, actor, actor's life, backstage, showbiz, comedian, celebrity culture, buddies, marriage, guest, african american, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, media satire, showbiz, media, hypocrisy, comeback, celebrity culture, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, cynical, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, couple relations, writer's life, producer, tv show, womanizer, television, success, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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64%
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: backstage, showbiz, workplace, tv show, workplace situations, producer, television, disorder, celebrity culture, media, artists and showbiz, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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61%
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Boris (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sitcom ...
Plot: backstage, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, intern, workplace, producer, director, tv show, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
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58%
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Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: If you think the steamy sex, sensational scandals and heart wrenching heartbreak on Latino soap operas are a little extreme, just wait until you see what happens behind the scenes! Eva Longoria stars in this new comedy about Ana Sofia, a sizzling TV ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: actor, workplace, backstage, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, media, disorder, tv star, filmmaking, friendship, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, lifestyle, best friends, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, popularity, unsuccessful, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, rivalry, media, ego clash, workplace, tv show, showbiz, workplace situations, actor playing himself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Introducing "Barely Famous": a docu-style comedy series. This show explores the hypocrisy of reality TV by centering around two sisters who say they would never do a reality show, but are being filmed by a camera crew. Over the course of ...
Style: parody, captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, satire, tv show, disorder, media satire, looking for love, family relations, love and romance, showbiz, hollywood, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, showbiz, tv show, actor, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, workplace situations, verbal byplay, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: sitcom, suspense, biting, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, satire, friends, workplace situations, rise to the top, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, celebrity culture, politics, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Easy to Assemble (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Easy to Assemble is a Webseries created by and starring Illeana Douglas, and sponsored by furniture store IKEA. Douglas plays a fictional version of herself trying to quit acting and work a "real job" at the IKEA in Burbank, CA. She soon ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, cynical, offbeat
Plot: lifestyle, showbiz, workplace, actor's life, unsupportive friend, hopes, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, disorder, fish out of water, best friends, support group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Michael & Michael Have Issues. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, light, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, producer, backstage, odd couple, intern, actor's life, buddies, self involved, employer employee relationship, social satire, showbiz, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Greg the Bunny (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Greg the Bunny is an American television sitcom that originally aired on Fox TV in 2002. It starred Seth Green and a hand puppet named Greg the Bunny, originally invented by the team of Sean S. Baker, Spencer Chinoy and Dan Milano. Milano and Chinoy ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, actor's life, nothing goes right, tv show, showbiz, workplace, buddies, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, media satire, workplace situations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: not serious, witty, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media satire, media, tv show, silly humor, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, talk show, journalism, talk show host, backstage, television studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Underground (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Underground was a sketch comedy series produced by and starring Damon Wayans. It aired on Showtime. Wayans describes the show as "In Living Color on steroids." In fact the show features raunchy, sexist, and racist behavior, and as ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: lifestyle, satire, interracial relations, social differences, americana, celebrity culture, racism, disorder, dark humor, society, stand up comedian, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: mishap, antisocial behavior, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, social misfits, nothing goes right, buddies, showbiz, actress, actor, career ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Development Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The story of a failed director and his hodgepodge crew as they search, in vain, for fame and success in the crazy world of Hollywood.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, cult film
Plot: filmmaking, director, hollywood, desire for fame, agent, hopes, artists and showbiz, film industry, film producer, actor, satire, fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Clark and Michael (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Clark and Michael is a CBS Internet television series created by and starring Clark Duke and Michael Cera. The series takes the form of a mockumentary following Duke and Cera's ambitions to write and sell a pilot for a television series.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, friendship, producer, tv show, television, ambition, showbiz, partners, artists and showbiz, naivete, team, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Pastewka (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Pastewka is a German television sitcom that began airing on German TV channel Sat.1 in 2005. The series, currently in its sixth season, is set in Cologne, with German actor Bastian Pastewka starring as a fictionalized version of himself. It has been ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: family relations, comedian, everyday life, actor, workplace situations, nothing goes right, actor's life, antisocial behavior, showbiz, workplace, private vs public, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Demo Reel (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Antics from a film crew as they attempt to remake movies, claiming that they can make them better.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, silly humor, media, artists and showbiz, stupidity, immaturity, backstage, film within a film
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Soup (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: With this satirical series, the E! Entertainment Network returns to a format they helped create with the popular '90s show Talk Soup. Only this time instead of just poking fun at talk shows, they're setting their sights on all things in ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, not serious, biting ...
Plot: comedian, intern, artists and showbiz, tv show, showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, dog, chihuahua, young man, manager, geek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, magazine, current affairs, pop culture, social satire, stand up comedian, celebrity, topical humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: workplace, media, journalism, workplace romance, workplace situations, tv show, friendship, power relations, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, cynical, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, fame, everyday life, comedian, actor's life, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: suspense, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: actor's life, satire, paparazzi, filmmaking, showbiz, private vs public, false accusation, celebrity culture, journalism, society, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper. Beloved, sassy Golden Girl Rue McClanahan stars as an unbeloved, depressive stripper who wants to become a ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: satire, desire for fame, ambition, filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, media satire, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The CollegeHumor Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The CollegeHumor Show was an American comedy that premiered on MTV on February 8, 2009 and also aired on MuchMusic. The show is a scripted sitcom with sketch comedy elements. It is written by and stars nine actual CollegeHumor editorial staff ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom, captivating
Plot: workplace, showbiz, backstage, media satire, workplace situations, disorder, free spirited, office, silly humor, boss, producer, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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32%