Movies and TV shows like The Birthday Boys

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The Birthday Boys (2013)
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The Birthday Boys (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series features the Los Angeles comedy group of the same name (UCB Theatre Los Angeles, Just for Laughs Festival) along with Odenkirk and is in the classic vein of absurd/silly/smart/funny variety shows ("Mr. Show", Monty Python), featuring sketches that twist real-life moments and cultural touchstones.
Style: humorous, realistic, surreal, not serious, offbeat, parody, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, goofy hero, comedian, absurdism, stupidity, surrealism, irreverence, joke, comedy team, profanity, silly humor, satire, absurd humor, social satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Birthday Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and parody films and TV series with plots about disorder, joke, absurdism, comedian, silly humor, satire and absurd humor mostly in Comedy, Music and Horror genres. Some movies like The Birthday Boys: Pretend Time (2010), Kroll Show (2013), Human Giant (2007), Funny or Die Presents (2010), CollegeHumor Originals (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pretend Time (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Swardson's Pretend Time was a TV sketch comedy show created by and starring comedian and actor Nick Swardson. The show premiered on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 10 p.m. EST on Comedy Central and ran for two seasons, with the final ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, goofy hero, silly humor, disorder, androids and robots, vulgarity, sexual humor, absurd humor, absurdism, sex, toilet humor, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll. Kroll, John Levenstein, and Jonathan Krisel serve as the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 16, 2013, on the ...
Style: parody, humorous, live comedy, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, comedian, live performance, impersonation, pop culture, social satire, absurd humor, joke, lifestyle, basketball, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Human Giant (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Human Giant is a sketch comedy show on MTV, starring writer/performers Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and directed primarily by Jason Woliner. The show ran for two seasons. In interviews, the group has mentioned that they were offered a third ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, odd, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, stupidity, disorder, friends, mishap, buddies, silly humor, chaos and mayhem, dark humor, agent, joke, irreverence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, america
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80%
Funny or Die Presents (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, disorder, artists and showbiz, friends, silly humor, actor's life, comedian, joke, television, farce, stand up comedian, internet video ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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CollegeHumor Originals (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, parody, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, disorder, workplace situations, computers and web, boss, workplace, social satire, joke, comedian, stand up comedian, satire, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series will feature Jack McBrayer playing a version of himself who was the child star of a Lassie-like series and Triumph, the dog who went into the world of decadence and took Jack with him. 15 years later, Jack managed to put his life together ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, silly humor, showbiz, goofy hero, political satire, topical humor, political humor, satire, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Loiter Squad (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Loiter Squad is an American sketch comedy television series starring Tyler, The Creator, Jasper Dolphin, Taco Bennett, and Lionel Boyce from the Los Angeles hip hop group Odd Future. The show regularly features other members of the group as well. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hip hop, prank, silly humor, buddies, hip hop culture, friends, disorder, joke, absurdism, sketch, profanity, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Big Train (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not ...
Style: surreal, witty, humorous, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: comedian, disorder, silly humor, satire, british, british tv, absurd humor, social satire, joke, irreverence, absurdism, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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64%
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Stella (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: stupidity, roommate, everyday life, goofy hero, love and romance, friends, couples, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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64%
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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: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, media, silly humor, filmmaking, stupidity, film within a film, backstage, immaturity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: parody, not serious, surreal, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, satire, disorder, mishap, silly humor, celebrity culture, media satire, media, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, partners, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, paris france
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Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, musician, singer, artists and showbiz, society, actor, talented, social relations, counterculture, social satire, monologue, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The State (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The State is a half-hour sketch-comedy television show, originally broadcast in the USA on MTV between December 17, 1993, and July 1, 1995. The show combined bizarre characters and scenarios to present sketches that won the favor of its target ...
Style: parody, surreal, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, homosexual, farce, satire, cross dressing, cult, sexual content, silly humor, graphic violence, misfit, nothing goes right, odd couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Meanwhile... (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A colorful and off-beat sketch comedy series combining nostalgic elements of television with modern, slightly offensive, characters and situations. Performances by MEANWHILE, a diverse sketch comedy troupe based in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: silly humor, profanity, homosexual, stereotypes, friendship, gay, sexual humor, absurdism, family relations, cross dressing, stereotype, fake commercial
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh) bring you Asssscat - an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut. Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, a guest ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, parody ...
Plot: improv, satire, silly humor, disorder, artists and showbiz, live performance, stand up comedian, comedian, joke, absurd humor, social satire, live audience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, disorder, showbiz, introspection, liberal, culture clash, theater, profanity, comedian, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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53%
Upright Citizens Brigade (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Upright Citizens Brigade is an improvisational comedy and sketch comedy group that emerged from Chicago's ImprovOlympic in 1990. The most recent incarnation consists of Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. The original ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, odd, surreal ...
Plot: chaos, comedian, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, squad, disorder, social satire, absurd humor, actress playing multiple roles, surrealism, absurdism, comedienne ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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51%
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, realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: lifestyle, satire, racism, americana, interracial relations, disorder, dark humor, society, celebrity culture, social differences, stand up comedian, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Chris Gethard Show (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Chris Gethard hosts a panel of comedians and weirdos who participate in weird games, take calls from listeners, and generally put on a bizarre weekly spectacle.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, clever, interactive ...
Plot: talk show, silly humor, improv, absurd humor, comedian, live performance, absurdism, guest, joke, actor playing himself, stand up comedian, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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48%
The Kids in the Hall (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group formed in 1984, consisting of comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. Their eponymous television show ran from 1988 to 1994 on CBC in Canada, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, disorder, workplace situations, media, artists and showbiz, workplace, goofy hero, social satire, satire, homosexual, secretary, entertainment ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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Tosh.0 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly topical series hosted by comedian Daniel Tosh that delves into all aspects of the Internet, from the ingenious to the absurd to the medically inadvisable.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedian, stupidity, videotaping, mishap, gay interest, pop culture, monologue, topical humor, practical joke, prank, stand up comedian, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Eric Andre Show (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: A comedic talk show from an alternate reality featuring unstable hosts, a variety of celebrities—both real and fake—and unusual studio action.
Style: parody, realistic, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Plot: celebrity guests, late night, hidden camera, stream of consciousness, comedian, disorder, talk show, tv interview, celebrity impersonation, practical joke, guest, studio ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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44%
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Review (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series uses “mockumentary” techniques to depict the fictional, reality television-style adventures of enthusiastic professional critic Forrest MacNeil, who hosts a TV show called "Review" in which he engages in any life experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, psychological, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: critic, fish out of water, workplace, dark humor, media, comedian, divorce, stupidity, ratings, neighbor, theft, tv show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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44%
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Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, stylized, sitcom ...
Plot: journalism, comedian, journalist, media satire, workplace, workplace situations, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, social satire, television, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Jam (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A collection of bleakly dark comedy sketches pushing the boundaries of taste, decency and television in general, shot using new and different techniques and fading slowly in and out of each other against a slow musical soundtrack. Regular themes ...
Style: surreal, cynical, not serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: postmodernism, social satire, absurdism, irreverence, dark humor, disorder, society, politically correct, surrealism, craziness, comedian, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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40%
Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows two delusional brothers, who are self-proclaimed filmmakers, as they are kicked out of their parent's house and end up on an epic cinematic journey.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, goofy hero, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, parents and children, sibling relationship, filmmaker, lie, brother brother relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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39%
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is an American sketch comedy television series, created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, which premiered February 11, 2007 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim comedy block and ran until May ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, surreal, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, prank, workplace, media, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, media satire, partners, goofy hero, television, tv, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Family man Dennis "Murph" Murphy moves next door to Brenner, a friendly bully who torments Murph for declining his offer to hang out. Short film from "Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories".
Style: surreal, not serious, anthology, parody, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, dark humor, disorder, goofy hero, silly humor, friends, imaginary, neighbor neighbor relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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MANswers (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Manswers is a late night comedy series that premiered on Spike on September 19, 2007. The series is produced by reality television production company, SuperDelicious, and airs on Spike. The executive producers are Adam Cohen, Cara Tapper, Joanna ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, light
Audience: boys' night
Plot: silly humor, sleazy, sexism, disorder, satire, sexist, absurd humor, drugs, alcohol, manhood, machismo, politically correct ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Whitest Kids U'Know (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Whitest Kids U' Know is an American sketch comedy troupe and television program of the same name. The group consists of Trevor Moore, Zach Cregger, Sam Brown, Timmy Williams and Darren Trumeter, though other actors occasionally appear in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: disorder, absurd humor, stereotypes, workplace, american history, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, children, teenager, job, employment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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