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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
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: clever, humorous, not serious, satirical, realistic, witty, idiotic, offbeat, biting, absurd ...
Plot: hollywood, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, writers, filmmaking, showbiz, lame, artists and showbiz, sarcasm, violence, fantasy world, disorder, happy ending, dialogue, stupidity, brutality, actor's life, gangsters, life philosophy, mentor, storytelling, celebrity culture, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles

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Pauly Shore Is Dead
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa
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Bowfinger
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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Meet Wally Sparks
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, celebrity culture, tv show, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, mentor, workplace, stupidity, catastrophe, family ...
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S.O.B.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, tragicomedy ...
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Time: 80s, 1930s
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The Campaign
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, funny, biting ...
Plot: politics, farce, world politics, uninhibited rivalry, political, campaign, parody, moustache, congressman, ambition, rivalry, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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Real Life
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, media satire, reality tv, suburban life, tv show, suburbs, artists and showbiz, culture clash, family, life philosophy, media, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa, california, phoenix arizona
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The Brady Bunch Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: television, culture clash, parents and children, parody, family, danger, heroes, love and romance, suburbs, adaptation, rivalry, house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Ringmaster
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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    User:   58%
 
For Your Consideration
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, satirical ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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So Fine
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, satirical ...
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Time: 80s
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Born in East L.A.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: immigrants, parody, culture clash, comedy of errors, interracial relations, factory, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, farce, fish out of water, romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Country: USA
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Strangers with Candy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
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Life Stinks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: homeless, farce, switching roles, self discovery, greed, rags to riches, rich and poor, surveillance, social differences, fish out of water, mentor, parody ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Hollywood Shuffle
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, goofy hero, dumb, stupidity, odd couple, friendship, brothers, runaway, siblings relations, misfit, family relations, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
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Live Virgin
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Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When your father is a pornographer, what can you do to shock him? If you're Katrina Bartalotti, you announce that you're going to lose your virginity -- live on the Internet, for the whole world to see.
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
Place: israel
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The Alarmist
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: feel good, satirical, funny, light, inspirational ...
Plot: muse, hollywood, writers, creativity, writer's life, screenwriter, writing, midlife crisis, family, manipulation, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, buddies, lame, looking for sex, stupidity, virginity, disorder, friends, friendship, writers, absurdism, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jury Duty
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Plot: courtroom, hotel, goofy hero, legal action, lawyer, courtroom drama, parody, stupidity, stoners, justice, lame, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Soul Plane
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, airplane, father daughter relationship, drugs/alcohol, disorder, stereotypes, gay, parody, culture clash, music, strong sexual content, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Freddy Got Fingered
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pakistan
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Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
Car 54, Where Are You?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in Brooklyn, all the while dealing with their personal lives, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, awful ...
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Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   41%
 
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Next Friday
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, prison, buddies, chase, marijuana, suburbs, social misfits, weed, friendship, stereotypes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   34%
 
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