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Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)
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Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)
Original name: Going Down in La-La Land
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Andy Zeffer, "Going Down in LA-LA Land" is a riveting and uncensored look at Hollywood. It is a story that reveals how friendships sustain us and keep us going. It is a tale that reflects our celebrity-obsessed culture. It is a revealing look at some people's desire to be loved, adored, and adulated at any cost. Readers have grown to adore the flawed and imperfect, yet earnest and likable characters of Adam and Candy. Now movie audiences will have the same opportunity to follow their rocky ride through Hollywood, and all the laughs that go along with it.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, male prostitute, hollywood, friends, fame, porn industry, actor's life, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, starlet, desire for fame, showbiz, job seeking, artists and showbiz, porn, actor, drug addict, closeted homosexual, night swimming, gay pornography, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay sex, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films with plots about love and romance, gender, romance, gays and lesbians, gay, gay kiss and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Going Down in LA-LA Land: Eating Out: All You Can Eat (2009), Hollywood, je t'aime (2009), The Fluffer (2001), Longhorns (2011), Queen of the Lot (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eating Out: All You Can Eat (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Fluffer (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Rebel is a charismatic heterosexual man who makes his living acting in gay porn. His live in girlfriend Babylon is a stripper so she understands the reality of working in the sex industry. Sean McGinnis doesnt. He is a 22-year-old kid who ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, witty ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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