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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
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Ugly, Dirty and Bad
Original name: Brutti, sporchi e cattivi
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps hidden from the rest of the family. His whole life is now based on defending the money he sees as his own, while the rest of the family tries to kill him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, witty, harsh, funny, biting, ironic, reflective ...
Plot: greed, poverty, dysfunctional family, couple relations, violent, parents and children, brutality, gunfight, eccentric family, storytelling, visceral, culture clash, family life, violence, vengeance, society, sexualized violence, organized crime, dark hero, family relations, stylish, family, twists & turns, dialogue, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, adaptation, mentor, culture clash and brutality mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Ugly, Dirty and Bad: Real Life (1979), Polyester (1981), Blue in the Face (1995), Where's Poppa? (1970), Little Murders (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Real Life
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
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Plot: dysfunctional family, television, media satire, reality tv, suburban life, tv show, suburbs, artists and showbiz, culture clash, family, life philosophy, media ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa, california, phoenix arizona
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Style: humorous, biting, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
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Place: baltimore, usa, california
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    User:   77%
 
Blue in the Face
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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    User:   84%
 
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Where's Poppa?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's ...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: incest, rape, parents and children, male nudity, irreverent, eccentric family, farce, nothing goes right, sexualized violence, family relations, relationships, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Style: biting, witty, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   72%
 
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, psychological, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, divorce, relationships, uninhibited rivalry, lawyer, marriage, suburbs, greed, destructive relationship, manipulation, family feud, obsession ...
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    User:   71%
 
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Lammbock
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stefan and Kai have good going business, self-grown cannabis screened as pizza delivering service. For now they only have to deal with plant-louses.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, suspenseful ...
Plot: marijuana, small town, undercover cop, drugs, drug dealing, weed, german, storytelling, coming of age, disorder, dialogue, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
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    User:   61%
 
Miami Rhapsody
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dysfunctional family, marriage, adultery, cheating, relationships, self discovery, romance, interracial romance, couple relations, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, florida, miami
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System:   57%
    User:   51%
 
Comic Book Villains
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, comics, greed, couple relations, crime, cons and scams, superhero, death, crimes, golden years, writers, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain
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System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
The 24 Hour Woman
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: pregnancy, single parent, parenthood, battle of the sexes, feminism, family, vengeance, singleness, infidelity, media satire, sexualized violence, mentor ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, witty, road movie, not serious, funny ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, california ...
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Bread and Chocolate
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Italian immigrant tries to become a member of Swiss society but fails as a waiter and even as a chicken plucker. He then becomes involved with shady wealthy character and tries to hide his Italian identity. He refuses to give up no matter how awful ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, reflective, melancholic ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland, europe, italy, australia
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    User:   53%
 
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Trophy Wife
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Style: humorous, clever, stylized, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, workplace, adultery, feminism, battle of the sexes, french, factory, boss and employee, character study, twists & turns, couple relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1978
Place: france, europe, paris france
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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, writers, filmmaking, showbiz, lame, artists and showbiz, sarcasm, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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    User:   55%
 
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Birds of a Feather
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, southern france, saint tropez ...
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    User:   53%
 
Girl Most Likely
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, down on your luck, family, nothing goes right, suicide attempt, chase, dialogue, unfulfillment, violence, childhood, stereotypes, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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    User:   41%
 
Lost in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: humorous, road movie, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, down on your luck, yuppie, workplace, marriage, nothing goes right, corporate america, hopes, deadpan, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california
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In a World...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: workplace, father daughter relationship, family relations, desire for fame, parents and children, siblings relations, alone in the world, sarcasm, unfulfilled love, dialogue, writers, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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    User:   34%
 
I'm Not Rappaport
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, urban, odd couple, life philosophy, unlikely couple, aging, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), city life, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Teddy Bear
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The main character, nicknamed "Teddy Bear" by his friends and acquaintances, is a manager of a sports club in Poland. One day he is detained at the border just as his sport team is off to a tournament. It appears that somebody has torn out ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, melancholic, funny ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, censorship, childhood, cons and scams, storytelling, loneliness, pornography, greed, life, tragedy, communism, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, tokyo, brazil
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System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
Strangers with Candy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: high school, addiction, teacher, love triangle, school, couples, fish out of water, parody, irreverent, pornography, prostitute, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   34%
 
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Radio Days
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: radio, dysfunctional family, childhood, working class, memory, jewish, parents and children, urban, eccentric family, radio show, period piece, music ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, talky, atmospheric, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: farce, surrealism, human nature, dreams, adultery, society, existentialism, sarcasm, irreverent, disorder, art, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
One, Two, Three
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Style: clever, talky, witty, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, cold war, politics, culture clash, german, communism, iron curtain, couple relations, transformation, screwball, love affair, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, tokyo, japan ...
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 

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Duration: 80 min.
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