Movies like Stars 80

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Stars 80 (2012)
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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 engagements booked but no one to attend them. They then have a brainwave. Why not get in touch with the real stars of the 1980s and persuade them to make a comeback? Why make do with an imitation when you can have the real McCoy?
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: performer's life, ambition, against the odds, follow your dream, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, buddies, escapades, showbiz, friends, partners, hopes, disorder, misfit partners, once promising, show
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Stars 80

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friends, artists and showbiz, ambition, buddies, disorder, lifestyle and partners mostly in Comedy, Music and Sport genres. Some movies like Stars 80: Fastlife (2014), Incognito (2009), Made in Estonia (2003), Podium (2004), Hollywoo (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fastlife (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fastlife: always go further, faster, to shine in the eyes of others: this is the motto of Franklin. Franklin is a megalomaniac obsessed by the desire to shine at any price. He will have to choose between becoming a man or continue to live the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, funny ...
Plot: obsessive quest, against the odds, ambition, contests and competitions, blind ambition, hopes, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood, desire for fame, megalomaniac, lifestyle, ambitious man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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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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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, dark humor, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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63%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, relationship vs career, ambition, rising to stardom, couples, celebrity culture, performer's life, artists and showbiz, media satire, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: showbiz, performer's life, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, rivalry, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, dull life, celebrity culture, lookalikes ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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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: actor's life, obsessive quest, showbiz, life turned upside down, fish out of water, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, tv show, disorder, hollywood, media, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, france
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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, realistic, not serious, cynical, 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 ⇓
54%
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
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53%
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Swearnet: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fed up with being censored in their post-Trailer Park Boys lives, the out of work stars/world-renowned 'swearists', Mike Smith, Robb Wells and John Paul Tremblay decide to start their own uncensored network on the internet.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, partners, follow your dream, buddies, hopes, tv show, computers and web, filmmaking, disorder, showbiz, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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, witty ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, buddies, odd couple, misfit partners, partners, friendship, friends, filmmaking, disorder, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: disorder, americana, friendship, desire for fame, friends, buddies, dark humor, unemployment, partners, unfulfillment, profanity, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Already Famous (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about a girl from a small town in Malaysia who dreams of becoming a star in neighboring Singapore...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: tv show, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, fall in love, celebrity culture, showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, hopes, media, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: malaysia, singapore, asia
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49%
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Rumba (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn upside down. Rumba or how optimism and humour can overcome ...
Style: humorous, uplifting, entertaining, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: dark humor, dancer's life, against the odds, couples, optimism, life turned upside down, disability, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, dance contest, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, witty, humorous ...
Plot: lifestyle, dark humor, nothing goes right, odd couple, friends, partners, one last chance, small town life, redemption, social relations, misfit partners, buddies ...
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Tour de Force (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Family man François Nouel (Clovis Cornillac) is the number one fan of the Tour de France – an obsession that costs him his wife and his job. At a loose end, François meets a former sports manager, Rémi (Bouli Lanners) who encourages him to take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, contests and competitions, rivalry, human spirit, ambition, escapades, hopes, sport, obsessive quest, lifestyle, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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48%
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, filmmaking, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, hollywood, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, down on your luck, urban, dog, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, not serious, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, friendship, showbiz, filmmaking, buddies, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, profanity, odd couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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47%
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The Parisian Bitch (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Camilla, born a bitch, realizes that she doesn't have the life she deserves and decides that the only destiny worthy of her is that of a royal princess.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: escapades, social climbing, ambition, disorder, satire, social class, goofy hero, prince, silly humor, blind ambition, misfit, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2015, year 2014
Place: france, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, computers and web, buddies, on the road, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, misfit partners, friends, video game, gamer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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46%
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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, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, filmmaking, buddies, farce, disorder, silly humor, friends, media, film within a film, nudity (full frontal - brief), leg ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
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Unemployed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jamal and Dex are two hapless out of work actors who come to terms with reality when they realize they've been pursuing their dreams for over ten years and still haven't booked a single speaking role. When the two run out of cash and face ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, follow your dream, ambition, against the odds, fish out of water, looking for love, unemployment, buddies, unlikely couple, love and romance, actor's life, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Artois the Goat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lab technician Virgil Gurdies struggles to choose between his truelove Angie and his newfound quest to create the greatest goat cheese the world has ever known.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: true love, ambition, obsessive quest, romance, odd couple, silly humor, disorder, workplace situations, destiny, partners, escapades, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, gambling, disorder, bookies, male bonding, male friendship, friendship between men, graphic violence, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Moroccan Gigolos (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story follows three young men who are willing to do anything to reach their dreams, even to prostitute themselves to gain money for the bussines they want. They obviously get themselves into trouble and various funny situations.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, comedy of errors, ambition, race against time, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, sex worker, chases and races, friendship between men, blind ambition, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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42%
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Svengali (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: music band, hopes, follow your dream, relationship vs career, ambition, artists and showbiz, music, desire for fame, music industry, misfit, rising to stardom, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: semi serious, humorous, witty, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, performer's life, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, escapades, disorder, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, profanity, bail bondsman, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Would I Lie to You? 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dans le quartier du Sentier, Eddie Vuibert, Dov et Yvan sont confrontés aux procédés pour le moins expéditifs de leur nouveau client, Eurodiscount, une chaîne européenne d'hypermarchés. Karine, lasse des turpitudes de son volage époux, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, light
Plot: satire, workplace situations, working class, comedy of errors, partners, friends, couples, social differences, love and romance, buddies, farce, materialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, biting ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, buddies, friends, showbiz, hollywood, partners, writer's life, desire for fame, screenwriter, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
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Jackpot (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sunny Holiday, an aspiring singing star, abandons his wife and young baby to set off on a nine-month tour of bleak western towns. He takes off with his road manager in a pink Chrysler in search of their own version of the American Dream: a country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, contemplative ...
Plot: lifestyle, musician's life, obsessive quest, performer's life, ambition, relationship vs career, crumbling marriage, family problems, artists and showbiz, human nature, showbiz, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%