Movies like The New King of Comedy

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The New King of Comedy (2019)
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The New King of Comedy (2019)
Original name: 新喜剧之王
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman strives to pursue the actors' dream despite being an extra and stand-in.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: dream, follow your dream, rise to the top, friends, misfit, couple relations, father daughter relationship, actress, support, bigger dreams

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and sincere films with plots about friends, friendship, family relations, couple relations, couples, female director and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The New King of Comedy: The Waiters (2006), Like Father (2018), Newlyweds (2011), Carrie Pilby (2016), Instructions for Su (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Waiters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Taylor Starks and his co-workers, all aspiring actors, toil in a Los Angeles restaurant while "waiting" for their big break.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: restaurant, follow your dream, ambition, actor, dream, disgruntled worker, artists and showbiz, struggling artist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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95%
 6.1
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Like Father (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few ...
Style: sweet, light, sincere, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, workaholic, cruise, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, parents and children, father and daughter, breakup, family relations, humour, travel, family reunited ...
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94%
 6.3
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, city life, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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69%
 6.7
 10K
Carrie Pilby (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Awkward, isolated and disapproving of most of the people around her, a precocious 19-year-old genius is challenged to put her convictions to the test by venturing out on to the NYC dating scene, in this adaptation of Caren Lissner’s best-selling ...
Style: humorous, light, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: genius, dating, personal growth, therapy, friendship, father daughter relationship, strong female lead, society, introspection, female director, breaking the fourth wall, therapy session ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Instructions for Su (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Su, a woman whose friends are only men, finds herself forced to follow a series of absurd instructions to overcome the unexpected death of her fiancé.
Style: psychological, entertaining, humorous, captivating
Plot: depression, friendship, changing lives, male female relationship, relationships, depressed woman, friends, character change, lifestyle, couple relations, lifestyle change
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Class Reunion 1.0 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three former classmates reunite for their 30-year high school reunion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, feel good
Plot: misogyny, midlife crisis, friendship, adulthood, misfit, haunted by the past, meeting, classmate, multiple storylines, social relations, friends, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
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The Carer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dorottya is a young Hungarian actress with a burning desire: to make it on the English stage. Legendary actor, Sir Michael Gifford suffers from an incurable disease, and has one desire: be left alone. When Dorottya becomes his carer they both hope ...
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating
Plot: caregiver, ambition, actress, terminal illness, friendship, unlikely friendships, fighting illness, ambitious, nursing, care, video call, award ceremony ...
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63%
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Rent-a-Cat (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A single woman runs a rent-a-cat service to provide companions for lonely people.
Style: atmospheric, touching, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: pets, cat, introspection, single woman, satire, dream, haunted by the past, hopes, life turned upside down, disorder, singleness, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.3
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Boundaries (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, light
Plot: marijuana, road trip, estranged father, grandfather grandson relationship, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, boy, dating, single mother, dog, school ...
Place: california, seattle washington, los angeles, san francisco, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 579
Couch Potatoes (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Giorgio and Tito, father and son. A successful journalist and a lazy teenager apparently impossible to understand. Giorgio's dream is to take Tito to the Nasca Hill in Liguria, but Tito prefers to spend his entire day with his group of friends, ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: father son relationship, teenager, adventure, family relations, parents and children, youth, friendship, friends, teenage life, family, happy ending, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Best Is Yet to Come (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Following a huge misunderstanding, two friends always decide to tackle everything to make up for lost time.
Style: tragicomedy, thought provoking, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: friendship between men, life, friendship, friends, best friends, life philosophy, philosophy, powerful ending, human relationship, inspiration, humour, illness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 857
LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: humorous, sincere, talky, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, youth, introspection, friendship, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, computers and web, misfit, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.8
 4K
Oh My Venus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Kim Young Ho is a personal trainer for Hollywood stars. Even though he comes from a wealthy family background, he suffered a devastating injury during his childhood days. Now, he overcomes his problems with patience and stubbornness. Meanwhile, Kang ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, exciting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, weight loss, lifestyle, dream, female protagonist, couple relations, trip, destiny, friends, rise to the top, travel, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
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The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, rivalry, buddies, couples, couple relations, nothing goes right, dishonesty, silly humor, family problems, manipulation, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 100
Saudade (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A film that explores the true meaning of a word by medical professionals, feelings of real people and the images that represent the word to the filmmaker. The viewer will get into a journey through true stories and feelings, chasing the true meaning ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, misfit, social misfits, cause and meaning, friendship, stabbing, rap, bar, hip hop culture, japanese culture, humour, friends ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Straight Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This film is about an upside down world, where being homosexual is considered "normal" and heterosexual is considered "not normal".
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, not serious ...
Plot: alternate reality, gays and lesbians, couple relations, society, love and romance, parents and children, farce, dream, family relations, lifestyle, sex, heterosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
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Happy 140 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, light, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, reunion, life turned upside down, lottery, female director, meeting, slap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.
Style: sincere, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: weight loss, female protagonist, running, friends, dream, escapades, transformation, sport, society, marathon, adaptation, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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2 Francs, 40 Pesetas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Madrid, 1974. Six years have passed since Martin and his family have returned to Spain from Switzerland. A visit to their adopted country will bring complications.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, culture clash, friendship, parents and children, disorder, farce, homecoming, love affair, nothing goes right, couples, friends, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 3K
Tigertail (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man reflects on the lost love of his youth and his long-ago journey from Taiwan to America as he begins to reconnect with his estranged daughter.
Style: thought provoking, touching, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, dream, loveless marriage, couples, couple relations, husband wife relationship, storytelling, marriage, love, betrayal, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 22K
Mr. Mom (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack and Caroline are a couple making a decent living When Jack suddenly loses his job. They agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It's just that he's never done it before, and really doesn't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, switching roles, fish out of water, family life, parents and children, unfulfillment, misfit, rise and fall, relationship vs career, parenthood, husband wife relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 924
Material (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cassim Kaif is a young Muslim man who works in his father's fabric shop in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. In the family tradition, Cassim, as the only son, is expected to take over the family business from his father.
Style: touching, humorous, inspirational, captivating, light ...
Plot: follow your dream, parents and children, unsupportive parent, family relations, family business, family tradition, lifestyle, workplace, hopes, stand up comedian, against the odds, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 3K
Balls (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere, light ...
Plot: parents and children, looking for love, aging, immigrants, society, couples, family relations, wooing, couple relations, buddies, friends, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.5
 371
Adopt a Daddy (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Damien is a pawn in a primary school, and leads a quiet life. To rescue one of his young students, Bahzad, and his mother from imminent expulsion from the land, Damien reconnects with his parents' militant past and convinces his sister ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: deception, friendship, lawyer, crimes, love affair, humour, couple relations, assistant, con trick, family relations, male female relationship, help ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
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Lightbulb (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, based on true events, light ...
Plot: ambition, friends, follow your dream, couple relations, hopes, stewardess, gambling, entrepreneur, partners, life is a bitch, buddies, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 1K
Ventoux (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of friends reunite after 30 years to climb the Mont Ventoux again. Memories to a happy youth but also new discoveries from the past. One person is not present at the reunion. Why is that? What happened?
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, humorous, light ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, riding a bicycle, loss of friend, mountain, cycling, friends, escapades, female director, rubik's cube, shaving, bicycle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wedding Unplanned (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When she discovers a wedding planer's business card, Alexia instantly says, "YES" to Mathias unaware that it belongs to his mistress. The groom is now trapped between his bride, and his lover who in charge of his unwanted marriage.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, romantic
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, disorder, jealousy, friends, betrayal, rivalry, escapades, romance, fish out of water, contests and competitions, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 782
Doors of Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, talky ...
Plot: fish out of water, rise to the top, workplace, leadership, misfit, family relations, on the road, boss and employee, small town, disorder, salesman, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mongolian Ping Pong (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bilike has never seen a ping-pong ball before. He and his family live without electricity and running water in a solitary tent home among the vast steppe grasslands. The magnificent landscape here has changed little since the days of Genghis Kahn. ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, contemplative, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, on the road, monastery, adventure, escapades, ping pong, journey, children, mystery, secret, friendship, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 539
Real Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Forbach, East of France, today. Mario, a man without much ambition, except where love is concerned, is back to square one after his wife left home. He now must raise his two adolescent daughters by himself, while going through some sort of a teenage ...
Style: feel good, contemplative, psychological, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, school, teenager, family relations, friendship, youth, friends, society, female director, show ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%