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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: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sitcom, semi serious
Plot: college, love triangle, family relations, family life, love and romance, couples, high school, single parent, dangerous attraction, buddies, dishonesty, criminal heroes
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: usa, colorado

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films with plots about family relations, love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, parents and children and family life mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis: The Pleasure of His Company (1961), Love Thy Neighbor (1984), Us & Them (2013), A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011), A Nanny for Christmas (2010). 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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, touching
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Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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95%
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.
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Us & Them (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: For the past six months, New York pharmaceutical copywriter Gavin and Pennsylvania-based printing press employee Stacey have been flirting online and finally agree to meet... with their best friends in tow for double-date safety. Stacey's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
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72%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a handyman (Arkin) and his lifelong competition with his neighbor (Pendleton.)
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
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Time: contemporary
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All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic
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The Yank (2014)
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
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51%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Country: USA
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42%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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38%
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous
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37%
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Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Duration: 97 min.
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