Movies like Authors Anonymous

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Authors Anonymous (2014)
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Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic, not serious
Plot: overnight success, rivalry, writer's life, follow your dream, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, hopes, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, society, social misfits, uninhibited rivalry, writers, female director, murder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, light and feel good films with plots about society, friendship, rivalry, misfit, disorder, ambition and couples mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Authors Anonymous: The Outcasts (2017), Closing Escrow (2007), Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008), A True Story (2013), Carpool Guy (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, rivalry, society, teenage life, misfit, disorder, high school, vengeance, coming of age, social misfits, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Closing Escrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.
Style: humorous, cynical, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, ambition, satire, real estate, couples, marriage, contests and competitions, dead animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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90%
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Harris Malden wears his insecurity on his face in a curious disguise for everyone to see. No one in the neighborhood, not even his best friend Paul or his brother Melvin, has the heart to tell him how ridiculous he looks with the thick black line ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Plot: birthday, friendship, family relations, friends, society, lifestyle, misfit, physical appearance, fake moustache, moustache, party, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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83%
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, biting ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, friends, buddies, showbiz, hollywood, partners, writer's life, desire for fame, love, screenwriter, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: office, rivalry, odd couple, workplace, workplace intrigue, power relations, traffic jam, rich and poor, ambition, lifestyle change, friendship, advertising executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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78%
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Herpes Boy (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A social outcast with a facial birthmark finds his world flipped upside down after he posts videos of his quirky life onto the Internet and becomes an unwilling cyber-celebrity.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: overnight success, misfit, ambition, dull life, family relations, computers and web, celebrity culture, suburbs, youth, viral video, internet video, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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77%
Trevor Noah: African American (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Internationally acclaimed comedian Trevor Noah challenges the status quo through his unique perspective, breaking down cultural flaws on all sides and finding our mutual connections with laughter. Born a mixed-race child in South Africa under ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: racism, fish out of water, culture clash, artists and showbiz, society, disorder, stand up comedian, friendship, interracial relations, americana, theater, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south africa
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73%
How to Stop Being a Loser (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: James is useless with women, but his luck changes under the tutelage of pick-up artist, Ampersand. As James learns the art of seduction he begins to wonder about Ampersand’s intentions and questions what would truly make him happy in life.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle, couples, womanizer, misfit, silly humor, looking for love, friendship, society, singleness, social misfits, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, contests and competitions, rock paper scissors, museum, steroids, feminist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bubbles and the other boys get a letter from a TPB fan club president in Minneapolis, Minnesota to do a live show at the State Theatre for Christmas. Ricky goes along with it to make nice with Santa Jesus God after a rough-up the previous year, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: friends, buddies, disorder, crimes, society, misfit, christmas, show, social misfits, life is a bitch
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
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64%
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Dirty Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue (Christopher Meloni) is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, filmmaking, buddies, farce, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, media, friends, silly humor, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, youth, twins, family relations, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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64%
The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, true love, friends, misfit, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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64%
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Lotoman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Modesto and Manuel are brothers whose lives change by wining the lottery.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, society, family relations, hopes, couples, disorder, life turned upside down, silly humor, culture clash, friendship, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dominican republic
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61%
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Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, friends, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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59%
Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I'm Smiling (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Hollywood, Look I m Smiling is a laugh-out-loud and insightful comedy concert starring Mad TV s break-out star Aries Spears. Spears is in rare form as he tackles controversial topics such as political correctness , the Hollywood establishment and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, interracial relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, nightclub, fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isidor's Tortilla Heaven is the best restaurant in New Mexico maybe even the world. But though his tortillas are scrumptious, his enchiladas divine, Isidor has never made a dime. Why? He lives in Falfurrias, population 73. One Sunday, while all ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, miraculous event, cooking and food, life turned upside down, hopes, small town, overnight success, religions or cults, jesus christ, jesus, social relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, youth, reunion, homecoming, society, college, small town life, small town, female director, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Zero Charisma (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An obsessive fantasy nerd gradually becomes unhinged when a charismatic hipster joins his role-playing game
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, misfit, social misfits, dysfunctional character, breaking point, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, loser, friends, passionate interest, family relations, quibbling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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54%
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Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, youth, teenage life, family relations, competition, fired from the job, grocery store, escapades, friendship, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, society, optimism, hopes, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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Desperate Acts of Magic (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician competes in an international magic competition where he goes head to head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with. This film shows great magic performed by a cast of professional magicians. Like a great musical where the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couples, love and romance, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, foe turned friend, contests and competitions, street performer, stage magician, pickpocket ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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49%
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My Uncle Rafael (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cultures collide when an old Armenian man stars in a new reality show
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, culture clash, media, elderly, silly humor, television producer, couples, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Manhattan Love Story (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The unfiltered internal monologues of a young man and a young woman are exposed as they begin a new relationship together.
Style: humorous, sitcom, witty, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love and romance, couples, dating, society, family relations, friendship, rivalry, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In The Secret Lives of Dorks, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Yet he's a dreamer and madly in love with the head cheerleader Carrie (Riley Voelkel), ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: romance, disorder, wooing, nothing goes right, youth, win over, high school, misfit, social relations, power relations, social misfits, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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48%
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, guillotine, contests and competitions, buddies, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, friendship, nothing goes right, wizards and magicians, stage magician, fear of flying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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47%
Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Patrice O'Neal is one of the funniest, most respected comedians working today. You know him from his recurring roles on The Office and Arrested Development, as host of VH1's Web Junk 20, as a featured guest on Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn. ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: couples, racism, theater, society, stand up comedian, humour, profanity, female director, stand up
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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45%
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: americana, friendship, disorder, partners, dark humor, buddies, friends, desire for fame, unemployment, experimenting, profanity, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, filmmaking, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, hollywood, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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42%