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My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
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My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as "Memento," "Pulp Fiction," "Magnolia," "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," "Amelie," "Run Lola Run," "El Mariachi," "The Good Girl," "Pi," "Swingers" and many others.
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: obsessive quest, filmmaking, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, goofy hero, crimes, hostages, hostage, gender bending, mate swapping, artists and showbiz, mentally challenged, gender, disorder, media satire
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, showbiz, satire and silly humor mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like My Big Fat Independent Movie: The Bogus Witch Project (2000), Comic Book: The Movie (2004), Not Another Not Another Movie (2011), Movers & Shakers (1985), Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: desire for fame, filmmaking, disorder, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, buddies, escapades, survival, media satire, artists and showbiz, danger, forest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Comic Book: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, parody, feel good ...
Plot: superhero, farce, escapades, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, media satire, buddies, filmmaking, disorder, friends, heroes, figment ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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80%
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, horror spoof, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, goofy hero, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, exorcism, video camera, camera, heroes, satire, dark humor, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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63%
Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this non- stop hilarious ride we follow a struggling Movie Studio that is willing to do anything to make a buck even if it means ruining its reputation, and running the Movie Industry into the ground. This film has everything that an audience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, ironic ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, showbiz, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, blind ambition, unfulfillment, downfall, ambition, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Movers & Shakers (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting ...
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, parody, realistic ...
Plot: satire, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, down on your luck, singleness, lifestyle, misfit, media, actor's life, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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57%
The Making of '...And God Spoke' (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A documentary on the making of a big budget Bible picture. This is a spoof that shows the inside action on a film set where everything that could possibly go wrong goes wrong.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, epic, not serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, scout, religions or cults, disorder, road not taken, noah's ark, movie studio, depiction of god ...
Time: ancient history
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56%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, chaos, laser, filmmaking, disorder, showbiz, media satire, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, media, social satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Britney, Baby, One More Time (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France, Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Dude Schmitz, an independent filmmaker, attempting to secure funds for his second feature, blows an opportunity at what promises to be a lucrative interview with pop sensation Britney Spears. Dejected, Schmitz discovers Robert Stephens, a young, gay ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hidden identity, obsessive quest, desire for fame, on the road, teenage life, transvestism, filmmaking, lifestyle, musician's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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54%
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Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, theatre director, broadway, comeback, society, friendship, showbiz, screwball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Superfast! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lucas White joins Vin Serento's LA gang of illegal street racers. They are fast and they are furious and they plan to double cross LA crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol who hides his cash in a downtown Taco Bell. The gang's ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car chase, car race, chases and races, disorder, gang, goofy hero, crime gone awry, undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: filmmaking, misfit, artists and showbiz, media, nothing goes right, dark humor, media satire, film producer, serial killer, fictional biography, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Underground Comedy Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female sitting on a toilet, lifestyle, satire, performer's life, buddies, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, gender, media, mad scientist, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, kentucky, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: parody, humorous, clever, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, lifestyle, media, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, actor's life, disorder, nothing goes right, media satire, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Farce of the Penguins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled ...
Style: parody, not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, looking for love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, danger, disorder, buddies, rescue, escapades, fish out of water, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic
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46%
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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: humorous, semi serious, witty, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: obsessive quest, performer's life, nothing goes right, cons and scams, disorder, artists and showbiz, escapades, life is a bitch, comedy of errors, profanity, down on your luck, bail bondsman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, buddies, odd couple, misfit partners, partners, friends, filmmaking, friendship, profanity, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, ghost, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, cons and scams, death, faked suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper. Beloved, sassy Golden Girl Rue McClanahan stars as an unbeloved, depressive stripper who wants to become a ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood, media satire, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, cotton candy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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40%
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A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hark! The Herald Pundit Sings! America’s favorite Christmas tradition is now on DVD! Families have gathered around the TV to enjoy Stephen Colbert’s Christmas specials every year since 2008. Now, you can experience the joy over and over! Join ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: show tunes, disorder, nothing goes right, satire, oldies, variety show, confined, media, tv show, confinement indoors, dangerous animal, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
TV: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A celebration of the ever increasing depravity of television in our society-- it's a channel surfing adventure through the most utterly ridiculous spoofed television programming and commercials.
Style: witty, humorous, parody, not serious, light
Plot: satire, partners, prank, buddies, gang, disorder, media, chaos, friends, figment, tv show, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
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Love Shack (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family of adult film stars reunites for a memorial porn shoot following the death of legendary producer Mo Saltzman. Along the way, the film's hapless director must contend with dueling divas, bickering couples, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, nothing goes right, filmmaking, quibbling, couples, strong sexual content, actor's life, porn industry, silly humor, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, kindergarten, obsession, couple relations, disorder, blind ambition, parents and children, mistaken identity, dishonesty, ambition, hidden identity, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Night Patrol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The streets of Los Angeles are crawling with weirdos, hookers, peeping toms and perverts. And this time, they're wearing badges! Murray Langston, Linda Blair, Pat Paulsen, Billy Barty, Jaye P. Morgan, Andrew Dice Clay, Pat Morita, Kitten ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, partners, law enforcement, buddies, hollywood, silly humor, disorder, filmmaking, friends, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Just for the Record (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A year after the collapse of a low-budget British rom-com, documentary maker Andy Wiseman sets out to find out what went wrong. He speaks to the producer, Nicholas Johnson, an alcoholic whose office is a lap-dancing club, the writer, Flynn Beatty, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, nothing goes right, disorder, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, film industry, expose, karate, actress, strip club ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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35%
Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Combining his amazing talent and his unorthodox sense of humor, Jeff Dunham returns, yet again, with a hilarious stand-up comedy and ventriloquist performance. Starting off with the infamously known Walter, scrutinizing every bit of today's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, clever, feel good ...
Plot: puppet, disorder, goofy hero, silly humor, prank, artists and showbiz, theater, dirty old man, performance, stand up special, live audience, ventriloquist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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34%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Ritz (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, gangsters, artists and showbiz, crime, dishonesty, hidden identity, goofy hero, satire, silly humor, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: buddies, couples, couple relations, nothing goes right, silly humor, friends, disorder, playboy, sexual content, womanizer, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Perpetrators of the Crime (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Seriously strapped for cash, three college roommates decide to solve their financial woes by kidnapping the daughter of a wealthy businessman. But the rookie criminals make a huge mistake when they accidentally grab the wrong girl (Tori Spelling). ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, missing person, kidnapping, mistaken identity, dark humor, disorder, mishap, bug, scheme
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Great Match (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about the attempts of tribal groups around the world to watch a soccer match.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental
Plot: obsessive quest, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, race against time, escapades, ambition, globalization, travel, desert, world cup, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, brazil, asia, latin america
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31%