Movies like The Living Wake

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The Living Wake (2007)
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The Living Wake (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: “The Living Wake” is a dark comedy set in a timeless storybook universe. Self-proclaimed artist and genius, K. Roth Binew, has one day to live. He has enlisted his best and only friend, Mills Joquin, to take him around on a bicycle powered rickshaw. In a final attempt to probe life’s deepest mysteries, Binew endures one ridiculous trial after the next. He concludes his day with a final performance, his living wake. On a makeshift stage in an open field, Binew’s friends and enemies gather to witness his madness one final time.
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, offbeat, biting
Plot: dark humor, friends, partners, lifestyle, nothing goes right, odd couple, performer's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, small town life, daydreamer, buddies, last wish, redemption, small town, disorder, misfit partners, one last chance, social relations, dealing with death, megalomaniac, artist

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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 friends, disorder, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, buddies, partners and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Living Wake: Sherman's Way (2008), Stella Street (2004), Never Been Thawed (2005), The Kid & I (2005), Hollywood Palms (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, friends, disorder, lifestyle, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, youth, odd couple, introspection, small town, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: You may see one show, but you haven't senn them all! Following on from the amazingly successful JAY AND SILENT BOB TEA BAGGING IN THE UK, Fast-talking, foul mouthed Jay and his "hetero life partner' Silent Bob return with their second ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, buddies, odd couple, misfit partners, partners, friends, filmmaking, friendship, profanity, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
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93%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, disorder, fish out of water, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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89%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, rise to the top, friendship, disorder, rivalry, misfit, partners, nothing goes right, ego clash, desire for fame, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
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81%
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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
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79%
Hollywood Palms (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, biting, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: showbiz, dark humor, buddies, betrayal, lifestyle, human nature, friendship, introspection, hollywood, murder, social decay, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, dark humor, change of luck, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, gambling, feud, jealousy, money, submachine gun ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
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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
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75%
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: americana, friendship, disorder, partners, dark humor, buddies, friends, desire for fame, unemployment, experimenting, profanity, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Made in Estonia (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Estonia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fantasy and reality dance a wicked tango in this quirky comedy about the misadventures of Mill and Norm, two talented radio actors in Estonia.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: radio show, love and romance, buddies, friendship, love triangle, actor's life, lifestyle, partners, performer's life, radio announcer, media, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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65%
American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, life is a bitch, friends, ambition, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, couples, siblings relations, dark humor, buddies, addiction, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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63%
Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Arguing With Myself, a recorded live performance of ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, portrays a comedian whose revival of an old-fashioned art has made ventriloquism more relevant to modern societal concerns. Starring his six main characters, from Bubba ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, clever
Plot: puppet, ventriloquist, lifestyle, performer's life, performance, disorder, workplace situations, ambition, society, artists and showbiz, puppets, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, satire, cigarette smoking, social relations, farce, media satire, small town life, americana, disorder, silly humor, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa
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Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Southern town, the local sheriff tries to keep everything peaceful and under control.
Style: sentimental, offbeat, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: americana, small town, sheriff, moonshine, graphic violence, nothing goes right, society, lifestyle, social relations, disorder, small town life, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern usa
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), 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
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You and Your Stupid Mate (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Phillip (Phillips) and Geoffrey (Sampson) are two Aussie larrikins, whose lives centre around running the un-official "Sons and Surf" website...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, save the day, lifestyle, partners, cons and scams, unemployment, nothing goes right, misfit, odd couple, escapades, party, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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13 Moons (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: obsessive quest, performer's life, nothing goes right, cons and scams, disorder, artists and showbiz, escapades, life is a bitch, comedy of errors, profanity, down on your luck, bail bondsman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, seance, scam, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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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
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Da Block Party (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: One hot summer day in New Orleans, BJ (Troy Anders) tries to keep his deceased brother's legacy alive by throwing the hottest, rip-roaring block party of the summer. But he has a few obstacles to overcome first, one jealous baby-mamma and a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, family relations, police corruption, nightlife, partners, lifestyle, crimes, drug dealing, buddies, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
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Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, ghost, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, cons and scams, death, faked suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, los angeles ...
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Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, youth, disorder, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, teenage love, odd couple, college, culture clash, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, india, asia, usa
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Deon Cole: Cole Hearted (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Embracing his belief that comedy is the last raw form of expression, Deon Cole explains the right time to thank Jesus and the wrong time to say "welp.".
Style: humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: monologue, performance, stand up comedian, live audience, showbiz, lifestyle, society, artists and showbiz, friends, live performance, family relations, dark humor ...
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Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, reunion, hitman, misfit, friendship, partners, deadly, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, death in the family, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
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38%
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Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, gender, suburban life, small town, small town life, lifestyle, suburbs, obsession, denial, gays and lesbians, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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, buddies, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, profanity, odd couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: reunion, grudge, vaudeville, actor's life, love and romance, buddies, partners, golden years, artists and showbiz, odd couple, friends, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
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36%
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Feed the Fish (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, midlife crisis, writer's life, misfit, unfulfillment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, social relations, fall in love, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, venice california
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, odd couple, love and romance, lifestyle, partners, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Britney, Baby, One More Time (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France, Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Dude Schmitz, an independent filmmaker, attempting to secure funds for his second feature, blows an opportunity at what promises to be a lucrative interview with pop sensation Britney Spears. Dejected, Schmitz discovers Robert Stephens, a young, gay ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hidden identity, obsessive quest, desire for fame, on the road, teenage life, transvestism, filmmaking, lifestyle, musician's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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34%