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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, family relations, romance, fall in love, couple relations 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 Nanny for Christmas (2010), Love Thy Neighbor (1984), A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011), All of Us (2003). 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: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: human nature, parents and children, family life, romance, love and romance, wedding, breakup, couples, estrangement, family relations, football player, cowboy boots ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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95%
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, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, family relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: sentimental, humorous, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, adultery, opposites attract, family relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, pets, romance, fall in love, couples, holiday, family life, disorder, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: divorce, reporter, family life, parents and children, buddies, couple relations, family relations, friends, couples, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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60%
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: clever, witty, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, wedding reception, adultery, love affair, family gatherings, couple relations, family life, family relations, friends, couples, self discovery, singleness ...
Time: 60s
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58%
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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: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, couples, womanizer, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, aging, widow, elderly, love and romance, female friendship, lifestyle, human nature, dealing with death, wedding, cemetery, couples ...
Time: 50s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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53%
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Crazy Eyes (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zack (Haas) is a young, divorced father who starts to develop romantic feelings towards his friend Rebecca (Zima), whom he refers to as "Crazy Eyes". He spends a lot of time at a bar run by his best friend Dan Drake (Busey) and hanging out ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, womanizer, wooing, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, nightlife, single parent, family relations, parents and children, lifestyle, coming of age ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fatherhood, baby born, pregnancy, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, buddies, custody ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
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46%
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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43%
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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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Made for Each Other (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, suspense, biting ...
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Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Splinterheads (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Buddy System (1984)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
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39%
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
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38%
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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One on One (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
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36%
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Weather Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
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Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%