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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Original name: An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, biting, realistic, witty, not serious, satirical, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, tv show, actor's life, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations, celebrity, director, film producer, urination, lasersight, film within a film, film industry, writers, lame, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles

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Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, not serious, biting ...
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, usa, france, california
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Entourage (2015)
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Movers & Shakers (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting ...
Style: offbeat, not serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, disorder, couples, religions or cults, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, misfit, media, breakup, hollywood, parody ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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My Breakfast with Blassie (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: talky, realistic, not serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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Place: california
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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