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Britannia Hospital (1982)
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Britannia Hospital (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by striking workers, ruthless unions, violent demonstrators, racist aristocrats, and African cannibal dictator and sinister human experiments.
Style: humorous, dark humor, clever, offbeat, biting, suspense, witty, surreal, semi serious, cult film
Plot: hospital, satire, fighting the system, journalism, mad scientist, society, chaos and mayhem, chaos, doctors and patients, nothing goes right, state affairs, power relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), espionage, corruption, murder, socialism, medical experiment, riot, surrealism, revolt, class struggle, bribery, frankenstein's monster, god complex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, witty, suspense and clever films with plots about satire, society, disorder, culture clash, mentor, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Britannia Hospital: O Lucky Man! (1973), Whoops Apocalypse (1986), A Private Function (1984), The American Way (1986), The Falls (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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O Lucky Man! (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe.
Style: surreal, dark humor, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: breast feeding, audition, police brutality, film within a film, satire, power relations, rich and poor, unfulfillment, society, obnoxious boss, rise to the top, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, east end london, london ...
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Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 begins. If anyone can prevent the oncoming apocalypse it's the ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, terrorism, island, chaos, chaos and mayhem, politics, profanity, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), head of state, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, england, caribbean, britain, south america ...
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78%
A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, pig, village, countryside, small town, working class, crime gone awry, village life, heist, couple relations, social differences, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The American Way (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam vets disturbs television programs from a B-29 airplane. They want to sabotage Mrs Westinghouse's political campaign who is running for the Senate in support of US military involvement in South America. Mrs Westinghouse orders ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, suspense ...
Plot: airplane, vietnam veteran, politics, military, danger, escapades, anti heroes, journalism, media, state affairs, prank, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
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66%
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The Falls (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The exploration of the effects of an unexpected catastrophe, known as VUE (violent unknown event) through the bios of 92 survivors.
Style: experimental, not serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, worldwide chaos, disorder, chaos, satire, supernatural, distopia, plague, human nature, survival ...
Place: europe, england
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64%
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Clockwise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, chaos, farce, school, race against time, obsession, power relations, disorder, profanity, comedy of errors, chaos and mayhem, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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62%
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, manipulation, society, state affairs, dishonesty, ambition, media, rise to the top, head of state, manipulations, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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61%
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Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, dark humor, suspense, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, legal, nun, half sister, fighting the system, family relations, family problems, power relations, workplace, rebellion, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s, 70s
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: relocation, house, love and romance, society, social differences, couples, family relations, property, moving
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, surreal, humorous, clever ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, monty python, cult, fish, sexuality, graphic violence, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief), fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 1870s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Holy Flying Circus (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A fantastical re-imagining of the events of 1979, when Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open.
Style: clever, humorous, surreal, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, religions or cults, clergy, society, artists and showbiz, friends, debate, religion, parody, censorship, ignorance, television ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, fish out of water, parents and children, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, society, disorder, estrangement, communication problem, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: lumberjack, monty python, satire, parody, farce, chef, blackmail, stupidity, obstacle course, foot race, compilation, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Bed Sitting Room (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the hazy aftermath of World War III, the fallout from a 'nuclear misunderstanding' (which lasted two minutes and twenty eight seconds, including the signing of the peace treaty) is producing strange mutations amongst the survivors, and ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, stylized, dark humor, surreal ...
Plot: satire, post apocalypse, radiation, society, escapades, disorder, chaos, starting over, survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Carry on Again Doctor (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. But others want to cash in on his good fortunes, and some ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sex comedy
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, farce, disorder, power relations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, silly humor, weight loss, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hospital (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.
Style: dark humor, talky, suspense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: satire, murder, hospital, chaos, midlife crisis, power relations, workplace intrigue, innocence lost, couple relations, alcohol abuse, doctors and patients, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: monk, s&m, incest, estrangement, social decay, society, religions or cults, chaos, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Anarchy TV (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, society, parents and children, tv show, friends, rebellion, fighting the system, clergy, media, activism, teenager, preacher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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43%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, betrayal, society, unfulfillment, infidelity, couples, social decay, family problems, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Watermelon Man (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jeff Gerber, an insurance agent, lives in a typical suburban neighborhood. He is also both racist and a fitness freak. But Jeff's bigoted world of taunting and harassing black people on and off the job is turned upside down when his skin ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, biting, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: racism, switching roles, satire, culture clash, political unrest, doctors and patients, discrimination, interracial relations, americana, suburban life, social decay, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Porterhouse Blue (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: In late-'80s Britain, Porterhouse College Cambridge is an anachronism, its students uniformly male and (in the vast number of cases) privately educated. When the incumbent Master dies (from a stroke brought on by overeating) the government ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Plot: college, satire, college life, school, teachers and students, student life, reform, power relations, state affairs, hopes, youth, older woman younger man relationship
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The President's Analyst (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At first, Dr. Sidney Schaefer feels honored and thrilled to be offered the job of the President's Analyst. But then the stress of the job and the paranoid spies that come with a sensitive government position get to him, and he runs away. Now ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, assassination attempt, secret agent, politics, hippie, state affairs, manhunt, undercover, political intrigue, satire, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c., europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, biting, not serious, suspense, witty ...
Plot: satire, crossdressing, weirdo, insanity, stupidity, monty python, cross dressing, society, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, workplace, silly humor ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Heavens Above! (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. His belief in charity and forgiveness sets him at odds with the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, humorous
Plot: satire, church, priest, disorder, social relations, religions or cults, anti hero, nothing goes right, rebellion, misfit, clergy, rise to the top ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Heart of a Dog (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Old Prof. Preobrazhensky and his young colleague Dr. Bormental inserted the human's hypophysis into a dog's brain. Couple of weeks later the dog became "human looking". The main question is "Is anybody who is looking like a ...
Style: thought provoking, intellectual, cerebral, humorous, philosophical ...
Plot: medical experiment, experiment gone awry, dog, life philosophy, society, doctors and patients, chaos and mayhem, soviet, farce, revolution, obsession, adaptation ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, biting, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: factory, strong sexual content, dishonesty, crimes, corporate crimes, workplace situations, moral dilemma, human nature, profanity, satire, cooking and food, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An irreverent comedy is set in motion when Leon Geller, a sensitive Jewish boy from London, accidentally learns that his is the product of artificial insemination.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, farm, parents and children, fish out of water, culture clash, self discovery, family life, nothing goes right, profanity, life turned upside down, strong sexual content, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
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HealtH (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, cynical, biting ...
Plot: hotel, satire, convention, media, politics, wedding, couples, cooking and food, campaign, state affairs, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The World's End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, twists and turns, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, anti hero, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, escapades, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%