Movies like Pirate TV

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Pirate TV
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, middle finger, anarchist, women's liberation, television studio, political activism, digital camera, hidden microphone, radio show, television show, demonstration, bra removing, police violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 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 society, disorder, media, media satire, couples, rebellion and tv show mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Pirate TV: Anarchy TV (1998), Loaf and Camouflage (1984), Skylab (2011), Open Season (1995), Ringmaster (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Anarchy TV
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: tv show, media, society, clergy, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, friends, anarchy, preacher, minister, activism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   95%
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Loaf and Camouflage
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: soldier, rebelliousness, military life, filmmaking, media, military, army, tv station, dictatorship, state affairs, media satire, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: europe, greece
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System:   72%
    User:   71%
 
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Skylab
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, sentimental, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: family gatherings, family life, youth, family relations, innocence lost, parents and children, coming of age, train ride, disco, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
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System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
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Open Season
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: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, tv show, ambition, media, workplace, murder mystery, blind ambition, reality tv, farce, free speech, rise to the top, beer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   61%
 
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Ringmaster
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, television, violence, pornography, media, revenge, society, family, disorder, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
The New Statesman
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, legal action, workplace romance, media satire, suburbs, suburban life, tv show, workplace intrigue, sitcom, workplace situations, campaign, media ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
This Hour Has 22 Minutes
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: This Hour Has 22 Minutes is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television. Launched in 1993 during Canada's 35th general election, the show focuses on Canadian politics, combining news parody, sketch comedy and satirical ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: politics, parody, media satire, cult, tv show, media, society, state affairs, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, tv news, political satire ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
 3.9
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The Love Guide
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: tv show, farm, couples, blind ambition, suburbs, manipulations, innocence lost, couple relations, culture clash, family business, family in crisis, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
Harper Valley P.T.A.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Most of the townsfolk, particularly those on the school PTA, think she is a little too liberal so they're making things tough for her and her daughter. So she runs for the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: high school, americana, small town, single parent, rebelliousness, suburbs, self discovery, parents and children, teenage love, revenge, high school life, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
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Tanner '88
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
Story: In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize–winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media campaign as a ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, head of state, idealism, political corruption, campaign, fighting the system, americana, media, society, state affairs, journalism, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
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Bowling
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, friendship, bowling, fighting the system, rebelliousness, rebellion, friends, human spirit, society, workplace, family, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
The Under-Gifted
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hardcase students, prank, coming of age, rebellion, high school, youth, disorder, rebelliousness, teachers and students, high school life, bully, punishment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
The Apprentices
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: cynical, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: buddies, martial arts, friendship, friends, down on your luck, dull life, nothing goes right, partners, poverty, apartment, depression, burglary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Lower Learning
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: anti heroes, school, dedicated educator, high school, hardcase students, underdog, idealism, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
Wonderful Times
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: misfit partners, social misfits, unlikely criminals, friendship, couple relations, unemployment, down on your luck, crimes, dishonesty, misfit, partners, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
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System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
The Three Brothers
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three half-brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral. After being told of their inheritance they quickly spend the money, only to find out that they will not receive it after all. The men grow closer while deciding how to proceed.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: nothing goes right, countryside, unlikely criminals, on the run, siblings relations, chases and races, family relations, disorder, misfit partners, chase, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
Nasty Neighbours
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mr. and Mrs. Peach's favourite neighbours emigrate to Australia, leaving the grieving couple anxiously twitching the net curtains of their suburban cul-de-sac home waiting to see who will be moving in next door. Unfortunately, far from their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: farce, social misfits, crumbling marriage, suburbs, lovers on the run, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, suburban life, unemployment, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, england
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
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HealtH
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: media satire, campaign, hotel, fighting the system, politics, americana, media, state affairs, sexual relations, political corruption, cooking and food, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, tennessee
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
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Daisies
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: farce, feminism, best friends, prank, new wave, innocence lost, rebelliousness, teenage life, teenage girl, flapper, collage, phallic symbol ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
Happiness Is in the Field
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: buddies, hidden identity, couple relations, small town, mistaken identity, dishonesty, couples, disorder, friends, missing person, crumbling marriage, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
Hair Under the Roses
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The discovery of sexuality through the eyes of a group of teenagers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, city life, high school, urban, single parent, transsexual, feminism, sexuality, sexual relations, siblings relations, wooing, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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Longwave
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, on the road, rebellion, womanizer, feminism, countryside, society, radio dj, swiss, memory loss, racist, foreign language ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: europe, portugal, france, sweden, lisbon portugal
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System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
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That Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, battle of the sexes, suburbs, boss and employee, workplace romance, showbiz, suburban life, tv show, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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Class Act
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: comedy of errors, buddies, college, high school, dedicated educator, school, hardcase students, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, misfit partners, odd couple, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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Live Virgin
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, high school, internet, farce, revenge, rebelliousness, sex, parents and children, media, pornography, reality tv, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
The Red Green Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on Public Broadcasting Service stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, parody, tv show, small town, media, disorder, friends, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, media satire, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
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Party Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, opposites attract, twentysomething life, romance, urban, fall in love, life philosophy, city life, fish out of water, mentor, unlikely friendships, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
Beggars and Choosers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Beggars and Choosers is a comedy-drama series broadcast by Showtime. Developed by Peter Lefcourt and Brandon Tartikoff, the series was a comedic, behind-the-scenes look at network television. Its 42 episodes aired between June 19, 1999 and December ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: media satire, workplace situations, media, workplace, blind ambition, ambition, artists and showbiz, ratings, coma, female nudity, television
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
Meet Wally Sparks
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, celebrity culture, tv show, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, mentor, workplace, stupidity, catastrophe, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Anyway, He's Definitely Dead
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: domestic disturbance, island, journalism, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, sauna, deer hunting, reporter, corpse, mother, accidental killing
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
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