Movies like The Big Tease

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The Big Tease (1999)
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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 a way to become the mane event. Abhorrent Norwegian Stig is his stiff-as-gel competition. Drew Carey and others make cameo appearances in this hysterical mockumentar
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, witty, talky, offbeat, realistic, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, contests and competitions, fighting the system, ambition, heroic mission, rivalry, underdog, down on your luck, silly humor, competition, nudity (full frontal - brief), homosexual, pornography, hotel, satire, beauty pageant, gay, happy ending, adaptation, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, stereotypes, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, usa, europe, glasgow scotland

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Most similar movies to The Big Tease

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and clever films with plots about catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, pornography, mentor, adaptation and brutality mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Big Tease: Bowfinger (1999), The Flying Scissors (2009), The Grand (2007), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), An Everlasting Piece (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: 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
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The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, contests and competitions, rock paper scissors, museum, steroids, feminist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, ambition, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, card playing, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
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, feel good, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, fish out of water, race against time, save the day, parents and children, disorder, siblings relations, rivalry, workplace intrigue, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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55%
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An Everlasting Piece (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Colin (Barry McEvoy) is a Catholic and George (Brian O'Byrne) is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became business partners. After persuading a mad wig salesman, known as the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, ambition, society, rivalry, politics, religions or cults, ira, baldness, wig, criminal heroes, contests and competitions, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ireland, europe
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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
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51%
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, screwball, innocence lost, workplace situations, cons and scams, workplace, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, forgery, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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48%
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 ⇓
46%
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Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay, gay interest, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, couples, disorder, friends, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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43%
A Midwinter's Tale (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Out of work actor Joe volunteers to help try and save his sister's local church for the community by putting on a Christmas production of Hamlet, somewhat against the advice of his agent Margaretta. As the cast he assembles are still available ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, actor, unemployment, celebrity culture, showbiz, village life, village, friends, silly humor, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: england, australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, absurd ...
Plot: law firm, workplace, nothing goes right, fighting the system, introspection, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, thirtysomething life, obnoxious boss, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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42%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, cooking and food, power relations, workplace, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: salesman, hotshot hero, blind ambition, farce, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Meatballs 4 (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ricky is the hottest water-ski instructor around and he has just be rehired by his former employer/camp to whip up attendance. But the camp is in serious financial trouble and the owner of a rival, more popular, camp wants to buy them out. Therefore ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, idiotic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, camping, hopes, underdog, save the day, lifestyle, youth, uninhibited rivalry, summer camp, disorder, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, satire, mechanic, backstage, audition, dentist, chinese restaurant, city council, alien contact, travel agent, improv, show tunes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, strong sexual content, chaos, disorder, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, profanity, misfit, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
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Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Standup special filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, dark humor, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, guillotine, contests and competitions, buddies, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, friendship, nothing goes right, wizards and magicians, stage magician, fear of flying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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33%
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Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Caught cheating and banned for ten years, Bobby Dukes, paintball's first superstar, returns to reclaim his title and erase the memory of his tainted past.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, goofy hero, sport, contests and competitions, underdog, buddies, rivalry, social satire, paintball, uninhibited rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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The Muse (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to ...
Style: feel good, satirical, funny, light, inspirational ...
Plot: hollywood, muse, screenwriter, writer's life, midlife crisis, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, writers, family, manipulation, writing ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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32%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, couple relations, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
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32%
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, humorous, cynical, funny, atmospheric ...
Plot: dark humor, family relations, society, family life, human nature, stand up special, honest, culture clash, character study, storytelling, irreverent, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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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 ...
Style: humorous, cynical, parody, absurd, funny ...
Plot: dog, poodle, pet shop, obsession, dog movie, ambition, psychiatrist, rivals, training, lovers, terrier, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, florida, illinois, usa, new york ...
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30%
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Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this unearthed lost movie from 1990 that the studio deemed too terrible to release, a Vietnam Veteran Sal Bando(Sorbo), tortured by his past as a Poolboy returns home to Van Nuys, California, and a country he doesn't recognize, in which it ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, rough, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, danger, hopes, gory, righting the wronged, tough heroes, silly humor, sexual content, violence, murder, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: In her first-ever HBO solo special, Sarah Silverman takes the stage for an evening of adults-only stand-up comedy. Taped live in front of an intimate audience of 39 fans at Largo, a music and comedy club in Los Angeles, Sarah Silverman: We Are ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, democrat, republican, silly humor, strong female presence, stand up special, farce, live audience, sexual joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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29%
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This hilarious genre-bending comedy follows Gary Brewer, along with girlfriend Holly Brewer (no relation), and best friend Trevor Morehouse as Gary quests to reign supreme at the 2006 Rock, Paper, Scissors World Championships.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, light, offbeat
Plot: rivalry, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, disorder, silly humor, rock paper scissors, uninhibited rivalry, effeminacy, tank top
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, infidelity, introspection, parents and children, urban, couple relations, human nature, store, city life, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Nine to Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, suspense, biting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: workplace, chase, farce, satire, sexism, battle of the sexes, fighting the system, feminism, rebellion, obnoxious boss, gender, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: disorder, twins, self discovery, nothing goes right, actor's life, artists and showbiz, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, cons and scams, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%