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Britannia Hospital
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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, biting, dark humor, clever, offbeat, witty
Plot: hospital, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, chaos, mad scientist, journalism, doctors and patients, fighting the system, society, state affairs, power relations, god complex, anti conformity, socialism, medical experiment, ignorance, picket line, imperialism, demonstration, bribery, riot, revolt, social satire, surrealism, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, witty, clever and semi serious films with plots about society, disorder, parody, farce, culture clash, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Britannia Hospital: O Lucky Man! (1973), Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969), Clockwise (1986), The American Way (1986), Whoops Apocalypse (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Clockwise
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Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
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Place: england, europe, london
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Porterhouse Blue
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Country: UK
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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 ...
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Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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The President's Analyst
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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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: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, satirical ...
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Tanner '88
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
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Only Fools and Horses....
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty
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Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Garth Marenghi's Darkplace
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Bed Sitting Room
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, not serious, offbeat, stylized, dark humor ...
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Place: england
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Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
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Country: UK
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Yes, Prime Minister
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, surreal
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