Movies like Crazy Famous

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Crazy Famous (2017)
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Crazy Famous (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A fame obsessed average Joe escapes a mental institution with a band of misfits for one last desperate attempt to be famous.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: fame, mental institution, misfit, band, follow your dream, obsession, patient, travel, escape, desire for fame, insanity, male underwear, briefs, man undressing

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and entertaining films with plots about society, friendship, crimes, rivalry, misfit, escapades and humour mostly in Comedy, Action and Sport genres. Some movies like Crazy Famous: Authors Anonymous (2014), Shafted! (2000), Tooken (2015), Dedicated to my ex (2019), Tag (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success.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, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: overnight success, rivalry, follow your dream, writer's life, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, hopes, social misfits, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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Shafted! (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, undercover, save the day, heroes, rivalry, master villain, society, gangsters, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, superhero ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, new york, los angeles
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92%
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Tooken (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Spoof of the "Taken" franchise. An ex-CIA agent who is now a mall security guard discovers that things are being taken from him. He must team up with his mom, also an ex-CIA agent, to defeat his rival and save his family.
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Plot: agent, kidnapping, daring rescue, chase, vengeance, track down, one man army, woman in danger, tough heroes, dark hero, father daughter relationship, family relations ...
Time: year 1994, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Dedicated to my ex (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Colombia, Ecuador
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Ariel, a 21-year-old who decides to form a rock band to compete for a prize of ten thousand dollars in a musical band contest, this as a last option when trying to get money to save their relationship and reunite with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: rock band, fame, friendship, ambition, rivalry, society, music, youth, adaptation, hopes, happy ending, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Tag (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade. This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: group of friends, game, best friends, rivalry, chase, escapades, classmate, twists & turns, buddies, travel, classmates, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, year 1983
Place: usa, denver colorado, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Hammersmith Is Out (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor of dubious sanity himself. The patient (Burton) offers the innocent orderly (Bridges) vast riches if he'll help him escape.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, escape, friends, mental illness, friendship, captivity, cons and scams, hospital, dark humor, psychopath, crimes, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.5
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That's Not Me (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Polly’s dreams of making it as an actor are shattered when her identical twin sister Amy lands the lead role in a huge TV show. Mistaken for her famous sister at every turn, Polly decides to use Amy’s celebrity for her own advantage – free ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good
Plot: twin sister, fame, mistaken identity, sibling rivalry, twins, hollywood, rise to the top, actress, life is a bitch
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right, mental institution, doctors and patients, hospital, doctor, african american, crimes, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Dissidents (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia, Finland, Latvia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An upbeat comedy about three boys that escape from Soviet Estonia to Sweden via Finland in the 1980s to fulfill their dreams in the free world.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, contemplative, light
Plot: thief, escape, friendship, refugee, criminal, bank robbery, friend, bank robber, heist, crimes, iron curtain, girlfriend ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, estonia, scandinavia, sweden, finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Main Event (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar by using special powers from a magical mask.
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting, humorous, light
Plot: supernatural ability, teenager, wrestling, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rivalry, friendship, family relations, rise to the top, sport, competition, mask
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
63%
The Sklar Brothers: What Are We Talking About? (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Randy and Jason Sklar standup special recorded in Madison, Wisconsin.
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: duo, joke, humour, performance, comedian, conversation, speaking to audience, talking to the audience
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Amy Schumer: The Leather Special (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Comic sensation Amy Schumer riffs on sex, dating and the absurdities of fame in a bold and uncensored stand-up set at Denver's Bellco Theater.
Style: live comedy, captivating, light, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: dating, fame, celebrity, stand up special, live audience, sexual humor, social problems, friendship, society, pop culture, sex, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Okay! Madam (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A working class family wins a free vacation to Hawaii. But when their plane takes flight, it gets hijacked by terrorists. To save her family and the other passengers, the wife must reveal her secret past and fight back.
Style: parody, feel good, humorous, captivating, satirical
Plot: airplane, hijacking, flying, family vacation, save the day, adventure, husband wife relationship, follow your dream, terrorist, family relations, fear, travel ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Girls Gone Gangsta (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, save the day, rivalry, danger, escapades, battles, store, city life, friendship, revenge, urban ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lisa Lampanelli: Take It Like a Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Called "Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean" (New York Times) and "Howard Stern on estrogen" (Toronto Star), Lisa Lampanelli is the insult comic for a new generation. Now, with a onehour special airing on Comedy Central, she ...
Style: funny, captivating, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, adult humor, humour, stand up comedian, bad taste humour, ethnic humor
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.3
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Recep Ivedik 5 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During his visit of condolence to Ismet's funeral, Recep Ivedik feels sorry about Ismet's remaining family members due to his latest unfinished job contract which would cause hard financial situation for the family. Therefore, Recep ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: disorder, sport competition, misfit, goofy hero, farce, society, silly humor, nothing goes right, social misfits, fish out of water, wrestling, olympics ...
Time: 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Kindergarten Cop 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Assigned to recover sensitive stolen data, a gruff FBI agent goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher, but the school's liberal, politically correct environment is more than he bargained for.
Style: funny, captivating, sincere, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: kindergarten, fish out of water, school, fbi, fbi agent, teacher, undercover, working undercover, disorder, police investigation, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Butcher, the Chef, and the Swordsman (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of revenge, honor and greed follows a group of misfits that gets involved with a kitchen cleaver made from the top five swords of the martial arts world in this wild and brash action comedy.
Style: captivating, stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, adventure, imaginary, uninhibited rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, cooking and food, social misfits ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Actor, comedian and writer Fortune Feimster takes the stage and riffs on her southern roots, sexual awakenings, showbiz career and more.
Style: humorous, captivating, funny, entertaining, light
Plot: comedian, humour, stand up comedian, joke, life, stand up special, irony, conversation, speaking to audience, talking to the audience
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A wannabe private investigator wins the Green Card lottery and moves to America to pursue his dream only to find himself embroiled in a conspiracy to start the next world war.
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, captivating, funny
Plot: immigration, political satire, political conspiracy, humour, conspiracy, immigrants, fish out of water, security guard, new identity
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Shy of Normal: Tales of New Life Experiences (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An author (Brinke Stevens) cures her struggle with writer's block by making up funny short stories about random people she sees in public.
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, light, funny ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, social relations, relationships, humour, society, lifestyle, family relations, lesbian, love, barefoot
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Celeste (Margaret Cho) and Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels) escape their Midwest hometown for New York, and take on their high-school nemeses - the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - while discovering that true beauty lies within.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, tv show, misfit, friendship, on the road, friends, beauty salon, lifestyle, society, physical appearance, social misfits, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Bad Trip (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This mix of a scripted buddy comedy road movie and a real hidden camera prank show follows the outrages misadventures of two buds stuck in a rut who embark on a cross-country road trip to NYC. The storyline sets up shocking real pranks.
Style: buddy comedy, road movie, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, prank, travel, friends, road accident, humour, escapades, prison escape, car, gorilla, gorilla suit, drug trip ...
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Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, lifestyle, follow your dream, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, fish out of water, showbiz, misfit, goofy hero, sexual relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Enter the Fat Dragon (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being dumped by his fiancé, heartbroken Hong Kong police officer Fallon Zhu gains 200+ pounds. His superiors demote him to the job of escorting convicts to Japan. When ha convict in his custody mysteriously dies, he must team up with citizen ...
Style: humorous, light, inspirational, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: police officer, divorce, transformation, martial arts, adventure, heroes, unlikely friendships, swat team, training, society, crimes, obesity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Christmas Bounty (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former bounty hunter turns into an elementary schoolteacher. Determined to have a normal life and keep her bounty hunter past a secret, she reluctantly returns home for Christmas to help save the family business by catching the one bounty that got ...
Style: light, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love triangle, threat, mystery, false identity, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, daredevil, family business, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mercenary, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, viral video, dull life, family relations, computers and web, celebrity culture, suburbs, youth, internet video, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
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Exit (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When an unknown toxic gas strikes Seoul in an unprecedented act of terror, Yong-nam has just met Eui-ju from college by chance at his mother's birthday banquet. The city falls under sudden noxious gas attack and together, they must escape the ...
Style: light, sincere, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: date night, teen comedy
Plot: poison gas, birthday party, adaptation, family, society, hopes, escapades, destiny, adventure, danger, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Battle B-Boy (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Directed by Frank Lin this movie tells the story of a group of talented but financially struggling B-Boys that join an underground fighting ring in Downtown Los Angeles that uses Hip-Hop music and Break dancing to battle for money. To save the life ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: rivalry, follow your dream, ambition, sport, hopes, underdog, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, martial arts, battles, contests and competitions, hip hop ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
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44%