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Britannia Hospital (1982)
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Britannia Hospital (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 111 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, mind bending, psychedelic, clever, humorous, suspense, witty, semi serious, biting, cult film ...
Plot: hospital, medical, satire, medical experiment, frankenstein's monster, dark humor, journalism, fighting the system, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos, nothing goes right, doctors and patients, mad scientist, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, power relations, violence, death, murder, racism, doctor, ambulance, naked man, espionage ...
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, suspense, offbeat and witty films with plots about satire, disorder, society, catastrophe, chaos, mentor and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Britannia Hospital: Heart of a Dog (1988), O Lucky Man! (1973), The American Way (1986), The Bed Sitting Room (1969), The Falls (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: satirical, philosophical, cerebral, thought provoking, intellectual ...
Plot: life philosophy, medical experiment, experiment gone awry, dog, communism, society, obsession, psychiatry, adaptation, humanity, idealism, mentor ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: russia, ussr, eastern europe
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 7.6
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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: road movie, sexy, psychedelic, allegory, mind bending ...
Plot: surrealism, breast feeding, satire, coffee, traveling salesman, female nudity, hotel, police corruption, mad scientist, ambition, violent, greed ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, tokyo, scotland, europe, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, suspense ...
Plot: airplane, vietnam veteran, escapades, military, politics, head of state, state affairs, prank, fighting the system, media, journalism, terrorism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: surreal, psychedelic, apocalyptic, mind bending, not serious ...
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, absurdism, surrealism, weirdo, zeppelin, nuclear threat, satire, world war three, starting over, escapades, survival ...
Time: future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 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: political, suspense, realistic, not serious, biting ...
Plot: satire, politics, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, media, dishonesty, state affairs, rise to the top, head of state, ambition, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 2K
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, art house, humorous, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: disaster, underground, surrealism, bird, immortality, cinema, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, plague, human nature, disorder, chaos ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
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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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: relocation, house, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, social differences, property, moving
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspense, realistic, not serious, biting, clever ...
Plot: satire, post apocalypse, distopia, president, chaos, society, politics, state affairs, head of state, terrorism, chaos and mayhem, island ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, caribbean, england, south america, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody, sex comedy
Plot: hospital, satire, medical, doctors and patients, farce, workplace situations, disorder, power relations, workplace, goofy hero, nothing goes right, silly humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Cars That Eat People (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the death of his brother on the road, unemployed and unstable drifter Arthur Waldo stays for a while in the rural Australian town of Paris as the guest of the mayor, who hopes he will become a permanent member of the Paris population. Arthur ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, road movie, art house, mind bending ...
Plot: car, redneck, crimes, small town, crash, murder, tourist, hospital, terror, cult, exploitation, empire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, funny, parody, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, cult, surrealism, monty python, blackmail, stupidity, life philosophy, life & death, life, irreverent, gunfight, insanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 482
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: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: disorder, misfit, fish out of water, satire, lifestyle, culture clash, social decay, showbiz, tv show, friends, paparazzi, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: surreal, humorous, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, clergy, religions or cults, society, artists and showbiz, debate, friends, religion, christianity, ignorance, television, blasphemy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dr. Caligari (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido.
Style: mind bending, psychotronic, psychedelic, surreal, experimental ...
Plot: surrealism, nightmare, supernatural being, postmodernism, nymphomaniac, transvestite, electrocution, psychiatrist, sexual fantasy, cannibal, laboratory, female masturbation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Thing with Two Heads (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich but racist man is dying and hatches an elaborate scheme for transplanting his head onto another man's body. His health deteriorates rapidly, and doctors are forced to transplant his head onto the only available candidate: a black man ...
Style: humorous, surreal, absurd, harsh, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, motorcycle, exploitation, zombie, mad scientist, police, crazy, death, cult, cancer, violence, catastrophe ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: clever, humorous, witty, bleak, light ...
Plot: satire, working class, small town, food, countryside, village, social differences, village life, ambition, society, crimes, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1947, 70s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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Computer Killers (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following his forced retirement from an appalling rock band, Jason decides to vacation at Brittlehouse Manor, a health farm run by the leather-gloved, ex-Nazi scientist Dr. Storm. Along the way, Jason meets Judy, also on her way to Brittlehouse ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: mad doctor, zombie, mad scientist, mind control, survival, hospital, experiment gone awry, mental illness, violence, laboratory, body horror, exploitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, art house, absurd ...
Plot: surrealism, monk, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, society, greed, mistaken identity, visceral, estrangement, social decay, courtroom, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, spain, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.
Style: allegory, clever, surreal, mind bending, funny ...
Plot: alien, gangsters, alien invasion, extraterrestrial, drug abuse, invasion, drugs, drug addiction, alien disguised as human, monster, racial issues, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
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Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: splatter, scary, disturbing, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, hospital, mad scientist, reanimated corpse, black cat, insanity, dark humor, experiment, female nudity, overdose, laboratory, strangulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: zurich switzerland, massachusetts, austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Marquis de Sade (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In pre-French Revolution Bastille, the Marquis is held being unjustly accused of working to overthrow the king. While his talking penis, Colin, longs for action, Marquis himself only desires to write his deviant stories in peace.
Style: experimental, surreal, disturbing, dark, sexy ...
Plot: puppet, revolution, french revolution, satire, surrealism, exploitation, fetish, napoleonic wars, anthropomorphism, talking animals, infantrymen, scapegoat ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 789
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: suspense, humorous, realistic, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, hot and sexy, neighbor, infidelity, suburbs, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, lifestyle, suburban life, dark humor, twentysomething life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: funny, scary, slasher, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, living dead, undead, dark humor, monster, virus, stripper, toxic waste, life & death, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: funny, road movie, humorous, witty, tense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 17K
The Stuff (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Weird yummy goo erupts from the earth and is discovered by a couple of miners. They taste it and decide to market it because it tastes so good. The American public literally eats up the new dessert sensation now known as the Stuff but, ...
Style: slasher, satirical, absurd, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, monster, transformation, advertising, conspiracy, discovery, rivalry, campaign, mutation, chaos and mayhem, virus ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspense, surreal, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, extramarital affair, performer's life, bittersweet, estrangement, communication problem, family relations, disorder, society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 8K
Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, biting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, suburbs, abortion, misfit, bdsm, loser, lgbtq, transvestite, camp, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 283K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: humorous, witty, funny, absurd, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, robot, beer, twists and turns, violence, small town, british, alcoholic, satire, alien, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, year 1990, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.1
 828
Robodoc (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Plagued by uninsured patients, greedy insurance companies, heartless health care conglomerates, and stressed out doctors, the health care delivery system is on the verge of a total breakdown - and Jake Gorman couldn't be happier as suing ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, not serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sexy nurse, androids and robots, doctors and patients, hospital, workplace, disorder, power relations, legal action, legal, doctor, erotica, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: parody, funny, philosophical, surreal, witty ...
Plot: satire, monty python, philosophy, death, surrealism, afterlife, greed, meaning of life, gluttony, grim reaper, dark humor, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1910s, 1870s, 80s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%