Movies like Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis

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Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (1988)
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Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is nearly a generation since we've visited Dobie Gillis, and the middle-aged Dobie is nothing like he was as a youth, having has sown all of his wild oats. He's settled into the predictable adult life, married to the reliable Zelda (who was chasing him all through high-school), and assumed his father's role of running the family variety store. All of a sudden, key industries in the town shut down, putting hundreds out of work and severely threatening the local economy. Dobie, as head of the town council, is looked upon to lead the town out of this desperate crisis. When all seems lost, life-long friend Maynard G. Krebs appears, representing an old acquaintance who has a strange demand.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, sitcom, semi serious
Plot: college, family relations, love triangle, love and romance, family life, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, buddies, high school, single parent, criminal heroes
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: usa, colorado

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, family relations, fall in love, friends and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis: The Pleasure of His Company (1961), A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011), A Nanny for Christmas (2010), Love Thy Neighbor (1984), Lovers and Other Strangers (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Just as San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is set to get married, her absentee father arrives, disrupting the household of his ex-wife. Is he there to break up the wedding? Or to steal back his ex-wife? Or is Pogo finally ready to be a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious
Plot: breakup, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, romance, love and romance, family life, human nature, couples, father daughter relationship, rancher, cowboy boots ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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95%
A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, lifestyle, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, couples, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, opposites attract, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, bittersweet, couples, dishonesty, family life, suburbs, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mike Vecchio and Susan Henderson are preparing for their upcoming wedding. However, they seem to be the only two people at the wedding that are happy. Mike's brother Richie and his wife Joan are going through a divorce, which is upsetting his ...
Style: humorous, cynical, talky, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, adultery, wedding reception, infidelity, love triangle, self discovery, looking for love, couples, dishonesty, young lovers, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
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58%
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All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: divorce, reporter, family life, buddies, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, friends, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: humorous, sexy, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, womanizer, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Cemetery Club (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of three Pittsburgh widows who meet every year to visit their husband's graves and talk about perspectives in their lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, aging, widow, elderly, love and romance, female friendship, lifestyle, dealing with death, human nature, cemetery, elderly lovers, romance ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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52%
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The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, human nature, fall in love, romance, hopes, single parent, love and romance, writer's life, family relations, couple relations, self discovery, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A trio of young men are forced to grow up quick when their girlfriends all become pregnant around the same time.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fatherhood, baby born, pregnancy, friendship, lifestyle, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, love and romance, youth, buddies, custody ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, nothing goes right, battles, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, dishonesty, couples, dull life, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Made for Each Other (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The pair who created "Lovers and Other Strangers" take on marriage and other impossibilities.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, romance, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, siblings relations, bittersweet, couples, masturbation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family dinner ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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42%
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Weather Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After learning her boyfriend (Harmon) cheated on her with his co-host (Olson), a Seattle morning show weather girl (O’Kelley) freaks out on-air and is fired. Forced to move in with her little brother (Devlin) and deal with his best friend (Adams), ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, desire for fame, family relations, grownups, siblings relations, nothing to lose, singleness, down on your luck, self discovery, ambition, profanity, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, hopes, anti heroes, love and romance, unlikely couple, miraculous event, religions or cults, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Splinterheads (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SPLINTERHEADS introduces Thomas Middleditch as Justin Frost, a twenty-something slacker whose “thing” is that he has no “thing” at all. When a small-time carnival rolls into town, he meets Galaxy (Rachael Taylor), a gorgeous con artist, or ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: carnival, friends, buddies, love triangle, young lovers, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, farce, youth, cons and scams, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Totally Blonde (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, blonde, love triangle, love and romance, couples, romance, cinderella story, lover, caught having sex, anti hero, dream, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Almost Pregnant (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie (Conaway) is a happy man with a beautiful wife (Roberts), a wonderful career and every blessing a man could want except "...children". When the wife demands a "star child" and Charlie can't deliver the goods, they ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: infertility, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, family life, love and romance, babies and infants, romance, fall in love, farce, pregnancy, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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38%
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Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, youth, teenage life, romance, buddies, lifestyle, college life, college, love and romance, drug dealing, high school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Buddy System (1984)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer waffles between a sadistic relationship with his ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couples, buddies, parents and children, family relations, friends, self discovery, love and romance, romance, infidelity, school, single parent ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Heavy Petting (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie thinks he's met the perfect woman, but in order to be with her, he must first get past her dog. Just when he thinks all is lost, he realizes that he loves the dog too! Now he must do everything he can to keep them both.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dog, lifestyle, couple relations, wooing, romance, love and romance, animal life, pets, couples, looking for love, human animal relationship, cleavage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, parents and children, culture clash, love and romance, family life, couples, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bringing Up Bobby (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bringing Up Bobby is the story of a European con-artist and her son Bobby, who find themselves in Oklahoma in an effort to escape her past and build a better future. Olive and Bobby blithely charm their way from one adventure to another until ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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One on One (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One on One is an American sitcom that aired on the now-defunct UPN from September 3, 2001 to May 15, 2006. The series stars Flex Alexander as a single sportscaster, who becomes a full-time dad when his ex-wife decides to accept a job out of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: bar, single mother, best friends, family business, career change, rivalry, strong female presence, love triangle, single parent, love and romance, starting over, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, unlikely couple, hidden identity, love and romance, romance, disorder, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, dishonesty, comedy of errors, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Farm Girl in New York (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: starting over, family life, teenage life, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, family business, best friends, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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