Movies like Fastlife

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Fastlife (2014)
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Fastlife (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fastlife: always go further, faster, to shine in the eyes of others: this is the motto of Franklin. Franklin is a megalomaniac obsessed by the desire to shine at any price. He will have to choose between becoming a man or continue to live the Fastlife...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, funny, light, entertaining
Plot: ambition, against the odds, obsessive quest, contests and competitions, hopes, blind ambition, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood, megalomaniac, desire for fame, life, choice, lifestyle, ambitious man
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about ambition, hopes, contests and competitions, escapades, friends, rivalry and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like Fastlife: Tour de Force (2013), Stars 80 (2012), The Parisian Bitch (2015), Rumba (2008), Out on Parole (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tour de Force (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Family man François Nouel (Clovis Cornillac) is the number one fan of the Tour de France – an obsession that costs him his wife and his job. At a loose end, François meets a former sports manager, Rémi (Bouli Lanners) who encourages him to take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, contests and competitions, rivalry, human spirit, ambition, escapades, hopes, sport, obsessive quest, lifestyle, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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95%
 5.3
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Parisian Bitch (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Camilla, born a bitch, realizes that she doesn't have the life she deserves and decides that the only destiny worthy of her is that of a royal princess.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: escapades, social climbing, ambition, disorder, satire, social class, goofy hero, prince, silly humor, blind ambition, misfit, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2015, year 2014
Place: france, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Rumba (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn upside down. Rumba or how optimism and humour can overcome ...
Style: humorous, uplifting, entertaining, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: dark humor, dancer's life, against the odds, couples, optimism, life turned upside down, disability, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, dance contest, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, cons and scams, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, ex convict, save the day, parole, escapades, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, cons and scams, rock, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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WTF (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Rémi Gaillard is the real character of the World network, troll, provocateur, one of the biggest-selling comic actor in Europe. One and a half milliards of viewing and millions of fans. A day came, and he decided to steady down: got married, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, desire for fame, ambition, buddies, rising to stardom, disorder, fictional reality show, escapades, sex, computers and web, friends, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Moon in a Bottle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zeta has a month to hand in a novel she has been commissioned to write and every day she searches for inspiration among the strange customers who are regulars at the Café Rossignol. There she becomes close to Alicia, a pretty waitress who ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: ambition, fall in love, desire for fame, friends, writer's life, love and romance, bar, ghost writer, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, piano, drifter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Rendez-Vous of D?j?-Vu (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hector meets Truquette on Bastille Day and becomes obsessed with seducing her. The plan is to get her to the seaside pronto. Pator is not complaining, especially if her friend Charlotte comes along for the ride. So off they go, down the country ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, society, friends, love and romance, escapades, love, absurd humor, college graduate, legislation, politics, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Get Well Soon (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After an accident, Pierre, a sixty years old grumpy man, ends up stuck on an hospital bed with a cast. While Pierre dreams of silence and solitude with his strong character, the whole world seems to invite himself to his hospital bed. Powerless, he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, hopes, hospital, family relations, aging, estrangement, injury, siblings relations, elderly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Unexpected Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Juanito moved to New York to succeed as an actor. Years have gone by but success has not come his way and now he takes an odd jobs to survive. One day he is visited by his apparently successful cousin. However, their life together will discover the ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, follow your dream, hopes, odd couple, ambition, nothing goes right, cousin cousin relationship, culture clash, unfulfillment, society, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, road trip, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, new life, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Answer This! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brilliant trivia whiz Paul Tarson is great at answering little questions but horrible at answering the big ones – like what’s he going to do after grad school? When his father withdraws his funding, Paul is forced to confront his future and much ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: college, bar, contests and competitions, rivalry, introspection, college life, goofy hero, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, university, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 3K
She Wants Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, sincere
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, couples, once in a lifetime opportunity, unlikely couple, ambition, fame, college, american dream, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Brice Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wannabe surfer parties on the French Riviera while awaiting the perfect wave.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, surfer, disorder, failed attempt, life turned upside down, contests and competitions, thirtysomething life, surf, surfing, comedy of errors, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, europe, nice france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Devil Dared Me To (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This is the story of daredevil stuntman Randy Cambell and his quest to follow in his late father's footsteps and become New Zealand's greatest daredevil stuntman by performing the ultimate daredevil stunt: jumping across Cook Strait in a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: trick, escapades, ambition, stuntman, contests and competitions, ego clash, rivalry, danger, injury, fall in love, blind ambition, fire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 2K
Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, computers and web, buddies, on the road, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, misfit partners, friends, video game, gamer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, stage magician, street performer, card trick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.4
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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, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, youth, family relations, teenage life, competition, fired from the job, grocery store, escapades, friendship, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: disorder, americana, friendship, desire for fame, friends, buddies, dark humor, unemployment, partners, unfulfillment, profanity, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gym Teacher: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dave Stweie was America's hope for the gold in the 1988 Seoul Games.... until he ran face first into the vault. After Suffering humiliation on a global scale, Dave eventually faded into obscurity and became a gym teacher. A gym teacher with the ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: ambition, redemption, school, family life, teachers and students, youth, lifestyle, hopes, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, storage unit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, reception, entity, couples, nothing goes right, unemployment, society, workplace, mysterious character, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Fonzy (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in Paris, a man working in fish delivery becomes involved in a legal battle with his sperm donations.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, artificial insemination, pregnancy, disorder, fatherhood, sperm donor, female director, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Dream Team (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former footballer living in Brittany enlists his old teammates to help the local fisherman to win some games in order to raise money and save jobs.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, sport team, sport, self discovery, working class, contests and competitions, reunion, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, down on your luck, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 585
Kung Fu Chefs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ousted chef Wong Bing-Yi is determined to help Shen Qing at her restaurant "Four Seas". He trains a young chef, Lung Kin-Yat to compete against Chef Tin, the head chef at "Imperial Palace", for the title of "Top Chef".
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Plot: cooking and food, contests and competitions, rivalry, martial arts, against the odds, escapades, village, ambition, restaurant, training, mentor, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 103
Show Stoppers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Show Stoppers" is a comedy-drama set in the world of Greek stepping on a historically black university in Virginia "where Greek steppers get as much attention as star athletes."
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, youth, rivalry, destiny, college life, college, sport, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Queens of the Ring (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: More than anything, 30-year-old Rose longs to be reunited with Mickaël, her estranged 11-year-old son who has been placed with a foster family and blames his mother for their long separation. When she discovers that Mickaël is crazy about ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Plot: wrestling, women's wrestling, contests and competitions, parents and children, hopes, rivalry, redemption, best friends, estrangement, family problems, friends, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Plot: ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, contests and competitions, rock paper scissors, museum, steroids, feminist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Already Famous (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about a girl from a small town in Malaysia who dreams of becoming a star in neighboring Singapore...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: tv show, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, fall in love, celebrity culture, showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, hopes, media, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: malaysia, singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%