Movies like The Polka King 2017

Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan develops a plan to get rich that shocks his fans and lands him in jail.

If you already watched and love The Polka King, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to The Polka King.

1 I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore. 2017

When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Macon Blair

Writer:

Macon Blair

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 The Disaster Artist 2017

An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

James Franco

Writers:

Scott Neustadter (screenplay by), Michael H. Weber (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

3 Spielberg 2017

A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

Genres:

Documentary, TV Movie

Director:

Susan Lacy

Country:

United States of America
7.7

4 Brigsby Bear 2017

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Dave McCary

Writers:

Kevin Costello (screenplay by), Kyle Mooney (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

5 Masterminds 2016

A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Jared Hess

Writers:

Chris Bowman (screenplay), Hubbel Palmer (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, Puerto Rico
5.8

6 Psych: The Movie 2017

The ambitious friends come together during the holidays after a mystery assailant targets one of their own. A comedic thrill-ride follows, as the wild and unpredictable Psych team pursues the bad guys, justice … and, of course, food!

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Mystery, TV Movie

Director:

Steve Franks

Writers:

Steve Franks (based on the series created by), Steve Franks | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

7 Downsizing 2017

A kindly occupational therapist undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

Alexander Payne

Countries:

United States of America, Norway
5.7

8 Tour De Pharmacy 2017

A mockumentary that chronicles the prevalence of doping in the world of professional cycling.

Genres:

Comedy, TV Movie

Director:

Jake Szymanski

Writer:

Murray Miller

Country:

United States of America
7.1

9 A Futile And Stupid Gesture 2018

The National Lampoon name became globally recognized after the monumental success of Animal House—but before the glory days, it was a scrappy yet divinely subversive magazine and radio show that introduced the world to comedic geniuses like Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, John Belushi, and Gilda Radner. The driving force behind National Lampoon was Doug Kenney (Will Forte), and his truly wild and crazy story unfolds in A Futile and Stupid Gesture from Harvard to Hollywood to Caddyshack and beyond.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

David Wain

Country:

United States of America
6.8

10 Score: A Film Music Documentary 2016

Music is an integral part of most films, adding emotion and nuance while often remaining invisible to audiences. Matt Schrader shines a spotlight on the overlooked craft of film composing, gathering many of the art form’s most influential practitioners, from Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman to Quincy Jones and Randy Newman, to uncover their creative process. Tracing key developments in the evolution of music in film, and exploring some of cinema’s most iconic soundtracks, 'Score' is an aural valentine for film lovers.

Genres:

Music, Documentary

Director:

Matt Schrader

Writer:

Matt Schrader

Country:

United States of America
7.5

11 Mindhorn 2016

A washed up actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective show "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be real.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Sean Foley

Writers:

Julian Barratt (screenplay), Simon Farnaby (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
6.3

12 Wilson 2017

Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Craig Johnson

Writers:

Daniel Clowes (graphic novel), Daniel Clowes (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.8

13 The House 2017

When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to afford. With the help of their friend and neighbor Frank also in need of a major payday they decide to open an illegal casino in his suburban house, risking everything together on a Vegas-style bacchanal where money flows, inhibitions are checked at the door, and all bets are off.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Andrew Jay Cohen

Country:

United States of America
5.6

14 Little Evil 2017

Gary, who has just married Samantha, the woman of his dreams, discovers that her six-year-old son may be the Antichrist.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror

Director:

Eli Craig

Writer:

Eli Craig

Country:

United States of America
5.7

15 Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind 2018

A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians, Robin Williams, told largely through his own words. Celebrates what he brought to comedy and to the culture at large, from the wild days of late-1970s L.A. to his death in 2014.

Genres:

Documentary, Comedy

Director:

Marina Zenovich

Country:

United States of America
8

16 The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From A Mythical Man 2018

One man’s journey to find meaning in Bill Murray’s many unexpected adventures with everyday people, rare and never-before seen footage of the comedic icon participating in stories previously presumed to be urban legend.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Tommy Avallone

Country:

United States of America
7.1

17 Goon: Last Of The Enforcers 2017

During a pro lockout, Doug "The Thug" Glatt is injured and must choose whether to defend his team against a dangerous new enemy, or be there for his wife as she prepares to give birth to his daughter.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Jay Baruchel

Writers:

Jay Baruchel (screenplay by), Jesse Chabot (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

Canada
5.8

18 Oh, Hello On Broadway 2017

Two delusional geriatrics reveal curious pasts, share a love of tuna and welcome a surprise guest in this filming of the popular Broadway comedy show.

Genre:

Comedy

Country:

United States of America
7.8

19 Mr. Roosevelt 2017

A young woman returns home and must confront her ex-boyfriend when an unexpected tragedy occurs.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Noël Wells

Writer:

Noël Wells

Country:

United States of America
6.2

20 Joshua: Teenager Vs. Superpower 2017

When the Chinese Communist Party backtracks on its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong, teenager Joshua Wong decides to save his city. Rallying thousands of kids to skip school and occupy the streets, Joshua becomes an unlikely leader in Hong Kong and one of China’s most notorious dissidents.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Joe Piscatella
7.1

21 Big Bear 2017

Joe reluctantly has his bachelor party even though his fiancé just dumped him for some Dude.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Joey Kern

Writer:

Joey Kern

Country:

United States of America
5.1

22 Accident Man 2018

Mike Fallon, the Accident Man, is a stone cold killer. When a loved one is murdered by his own crew, Fallon is forced to avenge the one person who actually meant something to him.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Jesse V. Johnson

Writers:

Scott Adkins, Pat Mills (comic book) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
6.2

23 Pottersville 2017

Maynard, a beloved local businessman is mistaken for the legendary Bigfoot during an inebriated romp through town in a makeshift gorilla costume. The sightings set off an international Bigfoot media spectacle and a windfall of tourism dollars for a simple American town hit by hard times. When Brock Masterson, reality TV’s “Monster Hunter,” arrives to hunt the beast, Maynard agonizes over whether to come clean, destroying the rebirth of his beloved town, or perpetuate the inadvertent hoax.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Seth Henrikson

Writer:

Daniel Meyer

Country:

United States of America
5.3

24 California Typewriter 2016

A story about people whose lives are connected by typewriters. A meditation on creativity and technology featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard, David McCullough and others.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Doug Nichol

Country:

United States of America
7.2