Movies like The Cool Ones

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The Cool Ones (1967)
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The Cool Ones (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young, millionaire rock promoter creates a new boy/girl team for his teen TV dance show. Will the ambitious go-go dancer and has-been pop star fall in love for real?
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: cable car, music, youth, rock, manipulations, ambition, artists and showbiz, manipulation, media, tv show, disorder, showbiz, unlikely couple, rising to stardom, dancer, song, swimming pool, female in swimsuit, private jet, man in swimsuit, dance number, television studio
Time: 60s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about artists and showbiz, disorder, ambition, friends, lifestyle, showbiz and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Musical and Music genres. Some movies like The Cool Ones: The Girls on the Beach (1965), The Love Guide (2011), The Patsy (1964), Reality & Stuff (2003), Hollywoo (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Girls on the Beach (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The girls of Alpha Beta need to raise $10,000 in two weeks to save the sorority house. Among their schemes to raise the funds are a beauty contest, a newspaper puzzle, and a baking contest. But when three guys hit the beach with love on their minds, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: beach, student life, riddles and clues, friendship, college life, gender bending, ocean, college, rock, teenage life, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Time to hassle the Hoff at the rudest, raunchiest television event of the year--The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. From running in slo-mo on the beach to inspiring Germany with the power of cheesy pop--it's almost too easy.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: actor's life, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition, couples, performer's life, artists and showbiz, media satire, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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94%
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The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, manipulations, manipulation, life turned upside down, culture clash, family in crisis, tv show, disorder, couples, family problems, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Patsy (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: messenger, lifestyle, tv show, media satire, celebrity culture, fish out of water, showbiz, rich and poor, hollywood, silly humor, rising to stardom, media ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Reality & Stuff (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: COMEDY/MOCKUMENTARY - (2005) CAN'T GET TOO MUCH REALITY TV? CAN'T GET ENOUGH REALITY TV? You know the drill! Eight strangers are chosen to live in a house and have their lives recorded.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: disorder, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, friends, voyeurism, sexism, emotional manipulation, flirting, gay slur, resort, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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80%
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Hollywoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sometimes, when you think you have it all, everything falls apart. That is exactly the story of Jeanne .Just when she is offered the chance to dub famous American actress Jennifer Marshall in a successful American TV Show and her salary is about to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: obsessive quest, actor's life, fish out of water, life turned upside down, showbiz, artists and showbiz, tv show, disorder, celebrity culture, hollywood, strong female presence, media
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Punching the Clown (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical songwriter comes to Los Angeles and puts his life's work in jeopardy.
Style: humorous, satirical, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: showbiz, mistaken identity, rising to stardom, media, ambition, musician's life, farce, overnight success, change of luck, music, disorder, radio dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
It's a Bikini World (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Male chauvinist Mike attempts to get an intelligent burgeoning feminist Delilah into his harem. When she resists, Mike then poses as his brother Herbert, but in the process falls in love with Delilah.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: beach, bikini, photographer, youth, love and romance, romance, disorder, wooing, fall in love, womanizer, ambition, media ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, nightclub, fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Blackout (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rag tag band of idiots on the verge of signing a recording contract is sandbagged by their lead singer, Chas Knopfler, into throwing the mother of all parties the night before they embark on a world tour. Eddie Mesmer, the rhythm guitarist, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: drug abuse, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom, musician's life, music band, ambition, friends, celebrity culture, sexual relations, student life, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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She Wants Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, sincere
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, unlikely couple, ambition, couples, once in a lifetime opportunity, fame, college, love, american dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
I Married Who? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Straight-laced Jordan (Martin) is about to marry Peter (Snedeker), a clean-cut ambitious attorney. Before she walks down the aisle, Jordan and her best friends, Claire (Adrienne Frantz) and Jessica (Daphnee Duplaix), head to Vegas for a bachelorette ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: eligible bachelor, unlikely couple, showbiz, romance, life turned upside down, couples, celebrity culture, love and romance, disorder, actor's life, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
These Old Broads (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, against the odds, filmmaking, love affair, aging, rise and fall, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.9
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Marci X (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.
Style: humorous, feel good, controversial, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, lifestyle, opposites attract, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, tv show, media, music, disorder, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Boyfriend's Back (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female singing group from the '60s reunites for a TV special.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: reunion, girl group, unfulfillment, partners, rise and fall, buddies, musician's life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, music band, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: beach, beach party, buddies, ambition, music, musician's life, mistaken identity, siblings relations, cons and scams, relationship vs career, rock, college ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 1K
Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (BĂ©nabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, cons and scams, rock, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) New York apartment to Elliot Garfield, who generously lets ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, unlikely couple, opposites attract, dancer's life, romance, love and romance, starting over, family relations, couples, showbiz, male female relationship, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Ride (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of young people leave Harlem for a bus trip down to Miami. The voyage starts off with problems, but it ends up becoming a learning experience, as they end up learning things about each other they had not previously known.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hip hop, disorder, ambition, self discovery, destiny, filmmaking, showbiz, on the road, lifestyle, ego clash, partners, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harlem, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Teenage Millionaire (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A teenager whose father is a millionaire radio station owner secretly records a song and plays it on one of his father's stations. It becomes a hit.
Style: sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: buddies, love and romance, celebrity culture, rock, radio show, ambition, rising to stardom, youth, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks at the entire process, from the oddball ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: martial arts, rise and fall, rising to stardom, actor's life, filmmaking, against the odds, tv show, showbiz, tragic hero, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 409
Pirate TV (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jean-Lou, Yasmina, Victor, Clara, Adonis and the others will create their own TV channel. They especially want to make the revolution.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, fighting the system, media satire, youth, media, partners, society, television, television studio, rebelliousness, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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For Those Who Think Young (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Surfing college students hang out at a club watching comedian Uncle Woody and drinking Pepsis. Rich playboy "Ding" Pruitt falls for Sandy Palmer. His grandfather tries to have the club closed but is exposed as an ex-bootlegger.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: college, beach, pepsi, teenage life, school, fall in love, rock, looking for sex, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Kathy Griffin: Allegedly (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kathy Griffin's all new feature-length stand-up DVD featuring the D-List Diva herself destroying the A-list stars we know and love.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, television show, tv show, celebrity, comedian, women's rights, fashion, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: saudi arabia, afghanistan, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Run Ronnie Run (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, realistic
Plot: tv show, goofy hero, rise and fall, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, hollywood, absurdism, media satire, media, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Kevin Pollak: The Littlest Suspect (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: THE LITTLEST SUSPECT is the third one hour stand-up special by Kevin Pollak. Although best known for his award-winning work as an actor in over sixty films (A Few Good Men, Casino and The Usual Suspects), Kevin started out as a stand-up comedian, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: dishonesty, artists and showbiz, prank, gambling, couples, lifestyle, filmmaking, showbiz, stand up comedian, impostor, hollywood, practical joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 1K
The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, semi autobiographical
Plot: hollywood, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, disability, wish come true, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, youth, buddies, odd couple, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, dancer's life, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, youth, romance, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Surfer, Dude (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wave twisting tale of a soul searching surfer experiencing an existential crisis.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: surfing, buddies, ambition, tv show, ocean, rise to the top, ocean or sea, friends, sport, dishonesty, partners, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, malibu california, california, mexico
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41%