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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, romance, parents and children, dishonesty and single parent 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), Love Thy Neighbor (1984), Lovers and Other Strangers (1970), 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, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Plot: human nature, family relations, family life, couples, estrangement, breakup, romance, love and romance, parents and children, cowboy boots, rancher, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, unfulfillment, love and romance, suburban life, opposites attract, family relations, love affair, romance, family life, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: cynical, talky, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: adultery, wedding reception, wedding, looking for love, young lovers, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, self discovery, friends, couples, dishonesty, family life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, nanny, power relations, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, boss and employee, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: aging, friendship, widow, elderly lovers, romance, couple relations, singleness, thirtysomething life, family relations, friends, golden years, dealing with death ...
Time: 50s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: farce, love affair, romance, love and romance, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, disorder, womanizer, couples, screwball ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, love affair, siblings relations, fall in love, romance, couples, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, masturbation, bathtub, caught masturbating ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, down on your luck, siblings relations, life is a bitch, desire for fame, love and romance, singleness, self discovery, infidelity, romance, nothing to lose, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: heist, love triangle, artist, couples, disorder, dishonesty, looking for love, battles, dull life, self discovery, criminal heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, buddies, disorder, eccentric family, religions or cults, friends, family relations, miraculous event, love and romance, unlikely couple, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, teenage life, youth, romance, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, college life, college, drug dealing, high school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, culture clash, love and romance, parents and children, interracial relations, family life, couples, family tradition, interracial marriage, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: infertility, farce, pregnancy, fall in love, babies and infants, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, family life, couples, family relations, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, love triangle, introspection, family life, couples, youth, romance, fall in love, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, bar, single mother, career change, starting over, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family business, workplace, family relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family relations, disorder, single parent, coming of age, basketball, love and romance, mischievous children, singleness, high school life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: offbeat, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, love triangle, family problems, couples, family life, teenage life, eccentric family, haunted by the past, youth, immigrants, parents and children, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bent is an American romantic comedy television series that ran on NBC from March 21 to April 4, 2012. The series was created by Tad Quill and stars Amanda Peet as a recently divorced lawyer and David Walton as the irresponsible general contractor ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, birth, baby born, fatherhood, youth, single parent, siblings relations, love and romance, babies and infants, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexual
Plot: sitcom, starting over, family life, teenage life, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, thirtysomething life, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been killed in a plane crash. She soon discovers Scott is alive, but ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pilot, negligence, buddies, dishonesty, couples, wooing, friendship, rivalry, love triangle, hidden identity, infidelity, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: korea, london, england, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Boeing, Boeing (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, buddy comedy ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Michaelson, well respected President of the Pacific Pallisades Board of Education, is appearing in front of a Board hearing addressing the issue of the widespread public outcry asking for either his dismissal or resignation because of a series ...
Style: witty, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: coming of age, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, contests and competitions, hopes, follow your dream, estrangement, buddies, couples, partners, obsession, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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