Movies like Pirate TV

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Pirate TV (2012)
 5.9
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Pirate TV (2012)
Original name: Télé gaucho
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: tv show, media, rebellion, misfit partners, innocence lost, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, media satire, fighting the system, partners, society, youth, disorder, anarchist, radio show, television, television show, pubic hair, bra, male nudity, video camera, antenna, police violence, fire breathing, bra removing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france

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Most similar movies to Pirate TV

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and biting films with plots about disorder, society, friends, couples, female nudity, partners and media mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Pirate TV: Anarchy TV (1998), Skylab (2011), Open Season (1995), The Under-Gifted (1980), The Apprentices (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 200
Anarchy TV (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: tv show, media, teenager, station, activism, anarchy, preacher, minister, society, clergy, fighting the system, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 2K
Skylab (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1979 and Albertine, 10, and all her family members have gathered in Brittany to celebrate the birthday of her grandmother. Everyone thinks that the Skylab space station from NASA will fall on their heads this summer. The meeting turns into a ...
Style: semi serious, talky, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: train ride, family gatherings, family life, youth, family relations, innocence lost, parents and children, coming of age, disco, politics, female nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 183
Open Season (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, tv show, ambition, media, workplace, blind ambition, rise to the top, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, society, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Under-Gifted (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story centers around a graduating class of "less-gifted" students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical joke misfires and the whole school is dynamited, the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hardcase students, prank, coming of age, rebellion, high school, youth, disorder, rebelliousness, teachers and students, high school life, beating, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Apprentices (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn nasty, however, when the pair are caught burgling the ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, martial arts, friends, down on your luck, dull life, nothing goes right, partners, photo shoot, buddy, ski, sexual perversion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Nice and Easy (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sebastian has one ambition in life: to do nothing. His horizon is his couch. His life he does not want to live but contemplate. But today, if you do nothing - You are nothing. So driven by his two roommates, that chain internships and odd jobs, ...
Style: humorous, light, talky, uplifting, satirical ...
Plot: friends, adolescence vs adulthood, life philosophy, job seeking, everyday life, unrequited love, adaptation, love, unemployed, twentysomething life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 4K
The Toy (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rich and poor, power relations, youth, social differences, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, disorder, society, toys, screwball, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, politics, partners, society, frontier town, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, customs officer, comedy duo, social relations, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.9
 414
Bowling (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story takes place in Carhaix, in the heart of Brittany. A small hospital, with a calm maternity clinic, where few births take place. Mathilde, a mid-wife, Firmine, a pediatric nurse, and Louise, the owner of the Carhaix bowling alley, are all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: hospital, bowling, friendship, fighting the system, rebelliousness, family, rebellion, friends, human spirit, society, workplace, broken down car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: disorder, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, father son relationship, army general, archbishop, operating room, factory worker, class differences, bureaucracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, journalism, confined, dishonesty, disorder, cemetery, police inspector, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Loaf and Camouflage (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film is the story of a group of soldiers, who, in the course of their compulsory military service in 1967 and 1968, before and during the military dictatorship in Greece, are assigned to the then recently founded Armed Forces Television. This TV ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: dictatorship, army, tv station, filmmaking, soldier, rebelliousness, military life, media, military, state affairs, media satire, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anyway, He's Definitely Dead (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy about two men who meet in a detached house in the Stockholm archipelago to write a play, hunt roe dear, hava a sauna and relax. But a tabloid got a news story about the authors and sends a journalist to take photographs and bug their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sauna, domestic disturbance, island, journalism, deer hunting, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, reporter, corpse, mother, accidental killing
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Vive la France (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, misfit partners, farce, on the road, culture clash, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, goofy hero, mistaken identity, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cross country, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 620
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: obsessive quest, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, partners, buddies, misfit partners, performer's life, follow your dream, against the odds, escapades, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: babies and infants, buddies, life turned upside down, fish out of water, disorder, friends, self discovery, parents and children, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, delivery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, parents and children, estrangement, society, family relations, disorder, artists and showbiz, communication problem, lifestyle, costume, director ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Most Promising Young Actress (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Yvon Rance, a born hairdresser and an elegant middle-aged man with a perfect toupee, reigns in his native Brittany over a clientèle of little old ladies. But his main reason for living, his masterpiece, is Laetitia, his only daughter, whom he has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, parents and children, village, hopes, beauty salon, family relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, desire for fame, life turned upside down, ambition, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 261
Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, village, village life, social relations, drunken man, frenchman, merchant, village idiot
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 1K
Radiostars (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ben, who dreamed of himself as a comic in New York, is back in Paris, his professional and emotional life in complete disarray. He encounters Alex, the star host of the Breakfast Club, a popular morning radio show. With Cyril, a forty-something ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, feel good
Plot: on the road, media, buddies, introspection, workplace situations, escapades, partners, workplace, ratings, radio dj, snobbism, unsuccessful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 412
Best in Bed (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Raised to believe in performance and in the idea that all abilities must be optimized, Emma is a young, methodical woman who appears determined and relatively sure of herself. But two consecutive failures (real or imagined) lead her to believe that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: obsessive quest, sexual relations, disorder, battle of the sexes, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, love and romance, misfit, couples, power relations, drunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 588
HealtH (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hotel, media satire, campaign, fighting the system, politics, americana, media, state affairs, sexual relations, political corruption, cooking and food, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Nothing Personal (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Environmentally concerned lawyer Abigail Adams works with Professor Roger Keller in his effort to protect baby seals from slaughter.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: battle of the sexes, fighting the system, legal action, romance, idealism, legal, couples, dedicated lawyer, rebellion, society, power relations, seal the animal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 5K
Ringmaster (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, dysfunctional family, media, society, disorder, suburbs, vengeance, infidelity, sexual relations, media satire, social decay, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 2K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: farce, womanizer, infidelity, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, disorder, breasts, adulterer, easter, deception, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, suicide, trousers, paranoia, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 480
Longwave (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, France, Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is April 1974 and Julie Dujonc-Renens, young feminist journalist and the cunning Joseph-Marie Cauvin, leading reporter for the Swiss radio, have been sent to Portugal to investigate Switzerland’s aid to poor countries. Sparks fly during the bus ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, captivating
Plot: revolution, feminism, on the road, rebellion, womanizer, countryside, society, radio dj, swiss, memory loss, racist, foreign language ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, europe, france, sweden, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 438
Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: reincarnation, immigrants, unlikely couple, nightclub, society, couples, romance, gays and lesbians, writer's life, culture clash, down on your luck, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Wonderful Times (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famille qu'il couvre de ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, unemployment, misfit partners, social misfits, unlikely criminals, couple relations, down on your luck, crimes, dishonesty, misfit, partners, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 598
The Big Store (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four guys working for a small grocer in trouble, declare war on a new giant neighborhood supermarket by attempting several coups. A film about the big store taking over the business of smaller stores.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: motorcycle chase, underdog, disorder, store, buddies, misfit partners, contests and competitions, prank, nothing goes right, ambition, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%