Movies and TV shows like Garfunkel and Oates

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Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
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Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Garfunkel and Oates stars Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci as both themselves and their musical comedy alter-egos, "Garfunkel and Oates," following the pair as they try to expand the reaches of their meager celebrity. Well-known on the improv-comedy scene, Micucci and Lindhome met at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in LA, naming their band for "two famous rock-and-roll second bananas," Art Garfunkel and John Oates. In five bite-sized episodes, Riki and Kate skewer taboos and perform tongue-in-cheek songs about their woeful lives as single, late-20-something Los Angelinos.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good, offbeat, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, music, music band, musician's life, friends, folk, comedian, society, rivalry, best friends, strong female presence, silly humor, folk singer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and offbeat films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, friends, music, music band, musician's life, silly humor and satire mostly in Comedy, Music and Family genres. Some movies like Garfunkel and Oates: How to Rock (2012), The Chris Isaak Show (2001), Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015), Best Friends Forever (2012), Partners (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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How to Rock (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: How to Rock is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from February 4 to December 8, 2012. It stars Cymphonique Miller as Kacey Simon. The series is based on the 2011 book, How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston published by Little, ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: music band, youth, family, friends, artists and showbiz, hip hop, rivalry, aspiring singer, society, musician's life, teenage life, band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people with everyday problems. The series was produced for ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: musician's life, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, music band, rock, friends, music, rock star, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
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88%
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: music, rock, musician's life, music band, artists and showbiz, hopes, sexual humor, rock band, female singer, father daughter relationship, friends, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friendship, lifestyle, boyfriend, moving, society, rivalry, getting along, friends, twentysomething life, strong female presence, female friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recently dumped by his girlfriend, underachiever Alex (O'Nan) embarks on an impromptu road trip with his new bandmate, the eccentric Jim (Michael Weston). By channeling their inner children and giving a new meaning to the term ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: musician's life, introspection, odd couple, direction and purpose, partners, self discovery, down on your luck, cross country, artists and showbiz, music, unsuccessful, folk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen is forced to team up with Marcus, a self-made man always ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: friends, lawyer, partners, buddies, family relations, legal, society, love and romance, odd couple, silly humor, buddy cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Brian Pern: A Life in Rock (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brian Pern is an ageing rock star and former front-man of ground breaking progressive rock group Thotch. Like many artists of his age, rather than make new music, he spends more time trying to save the planet (including his campaign to teach ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, funny ...
Plot: musician's life, reunion, tv show, music band, artists and showbiz, showbiz, musical tour, rock star, interview, star, musician, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, visually appealing, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, friendship, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, best friends, actor's life, british humour, relationship vs career, friends, strong female presence, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack Black and Kyle Gass. All of the episodes of the show ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
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Place: usa
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63%
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Romeo! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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Story: Romeo! is an American/Canadian television series that aired on Nickelodeon from 2003 to 2006, totaling 53 episodes. The filming was done in Vancouver, British Columbia, while the show takes place in Seattle, Washington. Reruns occasionally aired on ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, teenage life, adoption, music band, family relations, teenager, friendship, friends, society, moral dilemma, rivalry, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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Psychodrama (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A collection of hilarious and sometimes heinous moments from the real lives of three girls living in New York trying to make it as actors, or anything, really - as told to their therapist. Yes, they all see the same therapist.
Style: talky, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, friends, best friends, friendship, city life, twentysomething life, actor's life, artists and showbiz, girl, motivation, communication, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Demo Reel (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Antics from a film crew as they attempt to remake movies, claiming that they can make them better.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, media, silly humor, filmmaking, stupidity, film within a film, backstage, immaturity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: witty, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: punk, music band, partners, ambition, buddies, lifestyle, friendship, showbiz, rise and fall, rivalry, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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Malibu Country (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Her life reads like a country music tune: her husband cheated on her and spent all of their money, and after she gets mad, she's going to get even.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, parody, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, disorder, workplace situations, computers and web, boss, workplace, social satire, joke, comedian, stand up comedian, satire, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Flight of the Conchords (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band who have moved from New Zealand to New York in the hope of forging a successful music career. So far they've managed to find a manager (whose "other" job is at the New Zealand ...
Style: humorous, surreal, atmospheric, rockumentary, witty ...
Plot: musician's life, aspiring singer, roommate, buddies, music band, folk, rock, goofy hero, odd couple, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The History of Future Folk (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives among them until another alien is sent to find and kill him.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, light, tense ...
Plot: alien, alien encounter, fish out of water, save the world, rescue, eccentric family, dishonesty, heroes, danger, parents and children, benign alien, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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59%
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Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: music band, singing competition, friendship, best friends, music, college, dialogue, romance, twists & turns, college life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Pretend Time (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Swardson's Pretend Time was a TV sketch comedy show created by and starring comedian and actor Nick Swardson. The show premiered on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 10 p.m. EST on Comedy Central and ran for two seasons, with the final ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, goofy hero, silly humor, disorder, androids and robots, vulgarity, sexual humor, absurd humor, absurdism, sex, toilet humor, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll. Kroll, John Levenstein, and Jonathan Krisel serve as the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 16, 2013, on the ...
Style: parody, humorous, live comedy, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Plant (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A well-intentioned church congregation faces the harsh realities of New York City living in this satiric comedy series.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, religions or cults, disorder, society, clergy, satire, television, church, factory
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, musician, singer, artists and showbiz, society, actor, talented, social relations, counterculture, social satire, monologue, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series will feature Jack McBrayer playing a version of himself who was the child star of a Lassie-like series and Triumph, the dog who went into the world of decadence and took Jack with him. 15 years later, Jack managed to put his life together ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, offbeat
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Place: usa
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58%
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Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating, parody
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway
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The Birthday Boys (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Housos (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Housos is an Australian comedy television series created by Paul Fenech for SBS, that screens on SBS One. The series is a satirical parody of low income Australian residents of fictional suburb Sunnyvale, who are living in Housing Commission public ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: society, working class, friends, buddies, alcohol abuse, disorder, satire, friendship, rivalry, silly humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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57%
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A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, love and romance, music band, satire, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
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57%
Mozart in the Jungle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: classical music, orchestra, musician's life, backstage, artists and showbiz, prodigy, performance, teacher, hotshot, career, rehearsal, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, ego clash, media, rivalry, workplace, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, actor playing himself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: friends, filmmaking, disorder, lifestyle, partners, music band, performer's life, music, on the road, rock, holy grail, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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