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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: youth, fighting the system, partners, rebellion, society, media, tv show, rebelliousness, disorder, innocence lost, misfit partners, adolescence vs adulthood, media satire, anarchist, radio show, television, television show, political activism, pubic hair, bra, male nudity, video camera, antenna, police violence, fire breathing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, paris france

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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 disorder, society, media, friends, media satire, partners and couples mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Pirate TV: Anarchy TV (1998), Open Season (1995), Skylab (2011), The Under-Gifted (1980), Nice and Easy (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 201
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: fighting the system, society, media, parents and children, friends, clergy, rebellion, tv show, station, minister, preacher, anarchy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 186
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: workplace, society, showbiz, rise to the top, blind ambition, media satire, boss and employee, workplace situations, ratings, disorder, tv show, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, sincere, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: train ride, disco, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, youth, family life, coming of age, innocence lost, children, attempted rape, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: humorous, realistic, offbeat, not serious
Plot: high school, rebelliousness, high school life, youth, prank, disorder, coming of age, rebellion, hardcase students, teachers and students, corporal punishment, underwear ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, uplifting, talky, satirical ...
Plot: friends, unemployed, adolescence vs adulthood, job seeking, life philosophy, everyday life, unrequited love, love, adaptation, twentysomething life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, partners, politics, society, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, frontier town, customs officer, comedy duo, colleague colleague relationship, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: france, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: friendship, partners, buddies, down on your luck, dull life, nothing goes right, friends, martial arts, roommate, real estate agent, male nudity, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 422
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hospital, bowling, friendship, friends, society, rebelliousness, workplace, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, family, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: exciting, realistic, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, dictatorship, tv station, army, political unrest, military life, fighting the system, soldier, military, media, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, 1960s
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, not serious
Plot: terrorism, partners, dishonesty, misfit partners, misdiagnosed, nothing goes right, goofy hero, mistaken identity, danger, culture clash, disorder, government facility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cross country, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: lifestyle, against the odds, buddies, disorder, obsessive quest, partners, showbiz, hopes, friends, ambition, follow your dream, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, infidelity, disorder, couples, dishonesty, adultery, adulterer, easter, airport, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sauna, island, media, journalism, disorder, artists and showbiz, domestic disturbance, deer hunting, mother, corpse, accidental killing, reporter
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, supportive parent, parents and children, follow your dream, overnight success, family relations, hopes, desire for fame, actor's life, ambition, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, singleness, parents and children, grownups, life turned upside down, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, buddies, couples, delivery, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: offbeat, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, estrangement, disorder, communication problem, family relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, society, lifestyle, masked man, meeting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 611
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: cynical, witty, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, cooking and food, media satire, state affairs, sexual relations, media, politics, society, political corruption, americana, campaign, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 436
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, realistic, not serious, sexual
Plot: power relations, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations, misfit, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, obsessive quest, couples, disorder, self discovery, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: rebellion, idealism, society, battle of the sexes, legal, power relations, dedicated lawyer, romance, couples, fighting the system, legal action, car in water ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, infidelity, vengeance, media, family problems, suburbs, dishonesty, couples, disorder, social decay, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Plot: disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, juvenile delinquency, archbishop, tape recorder, factory, family honor, father son relationship, army general, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 263
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: offbeat, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, family relations, manipulations, blind ambition, couple relations, media satire, life turned upside down, family in crisis, tv show, media, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 1K
Live Virgin (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When your father is a pornographer, what can you do to shock him? If you're Katrina Bartalotti, you announce that you're going to lose your virginity -- live on the Internet, for the whole world to see.
Style: sexual, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, voyeurism, youth, rebelliousness, high school, teenage life, media satire, artists and showbiz, parents and children, family relations, virginity, internet ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky
Plot: media, on the road, introspection, radio dj, partners, ratings, buddies, workplace, snobbism, escapades, unsuccessful, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: school, hardcase students, dedicated educator, teachers and students, anti heroes, youth, high school life, society, misfit, media satire, power relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Porn in the Hood (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 3 childhood friends who have never left their hometown in the suburb try to get into porn as a way earning easy money.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: celibacy, pornography, urban ghetto life, misfit partners, artists and showbiz, looking for sex, goofy hero, escapades, fish out of water, friends, misfit, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: cons and scams, money raising, nothing goes right, media satire, friends, escapades, farce, on the road, journalism, media, adventure, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 269
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: village, prostitute, social relations, village life, drunken man, frenchman, merchant, village idiot
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 440
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: sexy, sexual, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: reincarnation, culture clash, disorder, couples, love and romance, writer's life, romance, immigrants, down on your luck, unlikely couple, nightclub, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 613
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, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: motorcycle chase, misfit partners, nothing goes right, friends, contests and competitions, store, disorder, buddies, partners, ambition, prank, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%