Movies like An American Carol

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An American Carol (2008)
 4.1
 10K
An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd, talky, witty, documentary filmmaking, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, ghost, nothing goes right, state affairs, religions or cults, lifestyle, disorder, americana, goofy hero, celebrity culture, satire, farce, terrorist, hollywood, terrorism, campaign, society, filmmaking, media, media satire, verbal byplay, profanity, slavery, storytelling, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1940, year 1968
Place: usa, afghanistan, new york, cuba, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out parody, humorous, not serious and absurd films with plots about satire, disorder, farce, brutality, dialogue, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like An American Carol: Airplane! (1980), Repossessed (1990), A Haunted House (2013), Meet the Spartans (2008), Bowfinger (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, stewardess, pilot, passenger, fear of flying, air disaster, landing, rescue, catastrophe, heroes, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: farce, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
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Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, devil, exorcism, disorder, escapades, supernatural, rivalry, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, mistaken identity, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 1990s, year 1990, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, imaginary, stupidity, farce, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Meet the Spartans (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the creators of Scary Movie and Date Movie comes this tongue-in-cheek parody of the sword-and-sandal epics, dubbed Meet the Spartans. The 20th Century Fox production was written and directed by the filmmaking team of Jason Friedberg and Aaron ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: queen, heroic mission, heroes, escapades, goofy hero, army, disorder, buddies, rivalry, contests and competitions, fight, farce ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 69K
Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, nothing goes right, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, comedy of errors, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.5
 69K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: silly humor, talking animals, supernatural, toilet humor, goofy hero, couples, family in danger, ghost, heroes, stupidity, ballerina, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: parody, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, election, patriotism, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, topical humor, satire, greed, family drama, baseball, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.1
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The Campaign (2012)
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, satirical, parody, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, debate, campaign, ambition, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Wholly Moses! (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from slavery, but Moses keeps getting all the credit.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: god, destiny, follow your dream, unfulfillment, anti hero, disorder, religions or cults, oracle, legends and myths, road not taken, leadership, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Haunted House 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having exorcised the demons of his ex, Malcolm is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, however, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.
Style: parody, horror spoof, humorous, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, demonic possession, silly humor, disorder, danger, ghost, domestic disturbance, nothing goes right, supernatural power, seance, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, parody, satirical ...
Plot: culture clash, nothing goes right, politics, society, actor's life, satire, islam, stand up comedian, sarcasm, farce, frame up, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, middle east, asia, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Walking Deceased (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: THE WALKING DECEASED is the Scary Movie of the zombie genre, ripping on the biggest and best of zombie pop-culture, arguably the most crazed genre in the world. The story follows a group of survivors from all walks of the apocalypse – an idiotic ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, goofy hero, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Onion Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Venerable newscaster Norm Archer reports the latest news in politics, health, culture and entertainment - such as an automotive recall of decapitation-inducing "Neckbelts" and a study finding that "depression hits losers ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Plot: journalism, satire, office, terrorism, media, danger, racism, sketch, media satire, society, disorder, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: farce, terrorism, undercover, race against time, danger, master criminal, save the day, disorder, crimes, law enforcement, crime, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
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: parody, humorous, clever, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, lifestyle, media, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, actor's life, disorder, nothing goes right, media satire, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, horror spoof, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, goofy hero, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, exorcism, video camera, camera, heroes, satire, dark humor, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 17K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: silent film, parody, humorous, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, alcohol abuse, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, buddies, goofy hero, comeback, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, funny, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dracula, farce, vampire, hypnosis, supernatural, goofy hero, save the day, heroic mission, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples, love, master villain ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: europe, england, london, transylvania, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
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, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, ghost, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, cons and scams, death, faked suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Paranormal Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man, long haunted by the paranormal, captures on camera the horror and hilarity he and his beautiful girlfriend encounter after moving into a new home.
Style: parody, not serious, horror spoof, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, supernatural, silly humor, disorder, haunted house, danger, ghost, toilet humor, pop culture, paranormal phenomena, farce, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 118K
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, female boxer, silly humor, ghost, danger, save the world, alien life-form, alien, alien encounter, alien contact, humour, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: witty, offbeat, humorous, parody, realistic ...
Plot: satire, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, down on your luck, singleness, lifestyle, misfit, media, actor's life, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 2.4
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Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 24K
Down Periscope (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bumbling Navy lieutenant Tom Dodge has been given one last chance to clean up his record. But Admiral Graham, his nemesis, assigns Dodge to the Stingray, a submarine that can barely keep afloat. To add insult to injury, the Stingray is to be the ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, nothing goes right, ocean or sea, goofy hero, military, military life, underwater, navy, against the odds, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Place: usa, florida, russia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
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 ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, farce, racism, satire, artists and showbiz, actor's life, misfit, society, interracial relations, filmmaking, dark humor, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 13K
Stan Helsing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It's Halloween night and video store clerk Stan Helsing just got stuck with a last minute request to deliver some videos. With his best friend, his best friend's date, and a smoking hot ex-girlfriend waiting to go to a party, Stan ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, scary, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: farce, vampire, halloween, save the day, deadly creature, supernatural, goofy hero, disorder, deadly, buddies, danger, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
For Your Consideration (2006)
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: humorous, not serious, parody, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, film within a film, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, satire, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, actor's life, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 142K
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: parody, horror spoof, humorous, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: evil alien, silly humor, satire, disorder, danger, journalism, save the world, race against time, heroic mission, alien invasion, alien, stupid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 9K
Superfast! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lucas White joins Vin Serento's LA gang of illegal street racers. They are fast and they are furious and they plan to double cross LA crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol who hides his cash in a downtown Taco Bell. The gang's ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car chase, car race, chases and races, disorder, gang, goofy hero, crime gone awry, undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%