Movies like Best in Show

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Best in Show (2000)
 7.4
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Best in Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the Mayflower Dog Show. The canine contestants and their owners are as wondrously diverse as the great country that has bred them.
Style: funny, absurd, parody, humorous, cynical, suspense, witty, biting, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dog, poodle, lesbian, obsession, terrier, homosexual, gay couple, gay, satire, eccentricity, ambition, pets, psychiatrist, training, rivals, older man younger woman relationship, gay interest, lovers, hotel, lgbt, animals, lgbtq, ventriloquist, husband wife relationship, bloodhound ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, illinois, florida, pennsylvania, usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and absurd films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, adaptation, satire and brutality mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Best in Show: Waiting for Guffman (1996), For Your Consideration (2006), A Mighty Wind (2003), Deconstructing Harry (1997), Bowfinger (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: funny, sexy, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, small town, coming of age, theater, improv, bittersweet, city council, life philosophy, chinese restaurant, corruption, travel agent, alien contact ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: missouri, california, usa
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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: parody, humorous, talky, not serious, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, dysfunctional family, filmmaking, farce, rising to stardom, jewish, ambition, showbiz, desire for fame, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, light, lyrical, talky, stylized ...
Plot: music, musician, satire, folk singer, singer, showbiz, love and romance, music band, lovers reunited, lifestyle, buddies, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: talky, witty, humorous, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: art, writers, psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, sexual content, writer's block, psychiatry, prostitution, depression, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: funny, parody, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, satire, movie business, paranoia, actor, cameraman, dog, audition, desire for fame, deception, alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: competition, gay, satire, hairdresser, culture clash, lgbtq, nudity (full frontal - brief), homosexual, life philosophy, screwball, hotel, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Foot Fist Way (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: funny, humorous, harsh, stylized, tragicomedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, disorder, life is a bitch, buddies, ambition, breaking point, dark humor, instructor, crumbling relationship, friendship, school ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: parody, humorous, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: journalism, satire, father son relationship, dog, media satire, journalist, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, media, boss, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1980, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, clever, funny, not serious ...
Plot: gambling, poker, greed, adaptation, sarcasm, contests and competitions, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, rivalry, ambition, card playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, texas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, light, funny ...
Plot: politics, election, patriotism, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, satire, topical humor, greed, president, time, screwball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, middle east, texas, new jersey, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: This material was developed and prepared over the last year or so, mostly in comedy clubs. This special kind of goes back to when he used to just make noises and be funny for no particular reason. It felt right to him to shoot this special in a club ...
Style: witty, cynical, atmospheric, funny, humorous ...
Plot: dark humor, character study, honest, culture clash, irreverent, family relations, human nature, family life, society, stand up special, divorce, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: light, humorous, absurd, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: stupidity, investigation, private detective, dog, animals, pets, kidnapping, farce, goofy hero, crimes, save the day, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: journalism, workplace, sexism, farce, stupidity, satire, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
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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: humorous, funny, parody, satirical, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, satire, islam, sarcasm, farce, nothing goes right, society, actor's life, stand up comedian, stupidity, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, egypt, new delhi, asia ...
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The Pooch and the Pauper (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The bulldog Liberty (who's thoughts we're able to hear) is the "First Dog of the USA", i.e. the president's dog. As such he has a lot of representative duties, but also many privileges which made him snobby and condescending ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, bulldog, twins, switching roles, comedy of errors, fish out of water, mistaken identity, disorder, family relations, misfit, pets, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: surreal, talky, humorous, funny, parody ...
Plot: celebrity, psychiatrist, therapy, satire, character study, fictional biography, justice, artists and showbiz, switching roles, missing person, disappearance, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, new york, bronx new york city, vatican, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Comic Book Villains (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, stylized, cynical, clever, entertaining ...
Plot: small town, rivalry, internet, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, satire, friendship, rivals, feud, old woman, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, talky, funny ...
Plot: parenthood, comedian, sarcasm, dark humor, performance, artists and showbiz, social problems, everyday life, sexual activity, society, lifestyle, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Used Cars (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.
Style: funny, humorous, talky, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, stripper, brother brother relationship, farce, satire, car, car salesman, voyeur, female nudity, voyeurism, nude girl, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 80s
Place: california, arizona
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: sexy, realistic, suspense, biting, humorous ...
Plot: satire, female nudity, beauty pageant, choreographer, childhood, irreverent, alter ego, adolescence, corruption, greed, depression, dark humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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Real Life (1979)
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: funny, humorous, satirical, witty, affectionate ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, dark humor, reality, family life, lifestyle, tv show, nothing goes right, society, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Mascots (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eager contestants don big heads and furry suits to vie for the title of World's Best Mascot.
Style: funny, absurd, satirical, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: mascot, competition, eccentricity, mentor, stupidity, existentialism, loneliness, brutality, satire, dancing, hedgehog, suburbs ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, not serious, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, friendship, family, destiny, goofy hero, best friends, social misfits, buddies, partners, disorder, misfit, high school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, stylized, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, redemption, runaway, sarcasm, stupidity, violence, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, first contact, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: parody, funny, humorous, satirical, twists and turns ...
Plot: congressman, politics, farce, election, satire, election campaign, campaigning, mentor, political corruption, stereotypes, sarcasm, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, witty, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, racism, farce, dark humor, prejudice, movie business, actor's life, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, interracial relations, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 31K
Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: friendship, envy, inventor, neighbor, stupidity, jealousy, dog, rise to the top, lifestyle, rivalry, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 45K
The Big Year (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three fanatical bird-watchers spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.S., but they quickly discover that there are more important things than ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, scenic, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, obsession, bird, competition, father son relationship, eccentricity, adventure, marital problem, ambition, rivalry, midlife crisis, storm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa, new jersey, china, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Closing Escrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.
Style: humorous, cynical, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, ambition, satire, real estate, couples, marriage, estate, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Dealin' with Idiots (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, Max Morris, a famous comedian, decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, baseball, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, social relations, ambition, writer's life, parents and children, baseball team, satire, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%