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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Original name: Brutti, sporchi e cattivi
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, offbeat, biting, witty, semi serious, harsh, funny, ironic, reflective ...
Plot: incest, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, family life, murder, society, couples, eccentric family, greed, poverty, dysfunctional family, sea, prostitute, pregnancy, domestic violence, baptism, slum, large family, burlesque, misery, male prostitute, sexual promiscuity, poisoning, drunkenness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy

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Most similar movies to Ugly, Dirty and Bad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and talky films with plots about family relations, couples, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, culture clash and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ugly, Dirty and Bad: The End (1978), The House of Yes (1997), Spanking the Monkey (1994), The Terrace (1980), The Daytrippers (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The End (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Style: dark humor, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, self discovery, crumbling marriage, couple relations, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, parents and children, clergy, dysfunctional family, family relations, unsuccessful, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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95%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: dark humor, clever, psychological, witty, talky ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, mental illness, thanksgiving, brother sister incest, twins, brother sister relationship, parents and children, obsession, assassination, family life, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bright young student Raymond Aibelli is forced to sidetrack an important medical internship because his mother, Susan, is recovering from a broken leg. When he isn't tasked with the most mundane aspects of Susan's recuperation, Raymond ...
Style: psychological, dark humor, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: mother son incest, incest, dysfunctional family, adultery, student, parents and children, couples, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, clever, cynical ...
Plot: politics, artists and showbiz, love affair, unfulfillment, infidelity, political intrigue, couples, dishonesty, friends, state affairs, society, typewriter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, chance meeting, drunkenness, rooftop, infidelity, overbearing, self discovery, family relations, lifestyle, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Handle with Care (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interlaced stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, reflective ...
Plot: small town, radio, radio show, social relations, family relations, love triangle, couples, small town life, media, parents and children, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Dinner (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An evening at an Italian restaurant. Hosted by tolerant and relaxed Flora, various parties of middle-class people come in -- large and small, young and old, regulars and tourists, married and single -- to dine, converse, argue, celebrate, make ...
Style: realistic, biting, sincere, talky, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, cooking and food, couples, chief of staff, workplace situations, workplace, human nature, lifestyle, social differences, society, polaroid, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, family problems, disorder, family life, self discovery, nothing goes right, parents and children, down on your luck, couple relations, siblings relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Macaroni (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, society, mistaken identity, buddies, disorder, partners, couples, dishonesty, on the road, culture clash, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: neurotic, humorous, witty, talky, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, midlife crisis, family relations, looking for love, eccentric family, family life, family problems, couples, introspection, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, parents and children, urban, teenage life, couple relations, family relations, family problems, single parent, school, black people ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Northerners (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the 1960s in a small Netherlands community, populated by a cast of eccentrics, all of whom hold a range of sexual obsessions and frustrated desires.
Style: realistic, sexual, surreal, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: butcher, social misfits, couple relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, sexual relations, estrangement, small town, escape from reality, family relations, dull life, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Style: humorous, talky, clever, witty, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, lesbian, couple relations, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, family relations, loud, cold relationship, family reunited, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, rape, terrorism, coming of age, sex, prostitute, bomb, terrorist, incest, family problems, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
Place: new hampshire, usa, austria, new england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, eccentric family, social differences, single parent, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, sex aid, youth, nomad, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, working class, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement, human nature, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 381
Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: offbeat, realistic, dark humor, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family problems, family life, youth, suburban life, parents and children, suburbs, couple relations, crumbling marriage, high school, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Hardboiled Egg (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Piero, from when he was a kid to fatherhood, over the background of the town of Livorno, Tuscany, where the director Virzì was born.
Style: captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, factory worker, coming of age, teenage love, working class, family relations, social relations, power relations, small town life, family problems, couples, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tuscany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a street vendor and Communist ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, working class, society, dysfunctional family, workplace, gangsters, nothing goes right, boss and employee, power relations, dishonesty, couples, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
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Latin Lover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, ego clash, family problems, rivalry, family life, estrangement, family gatherings, siblings relations, village, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
2 Francs, 40 Pesetas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Madrid, 1974. Six years have passed since Martin and his family have returned to Spain from Switzerland. A visit to their adopted country will bring complications.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farce, family relations, friends, culture clash, disorder, family life, couples, parents and children, nothing goes right, couple relations, friendship
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Twister (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV evangelist. Also living at the farm is his layabout daughter ...
Style: offbeat, witty, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tornado, family gatherings, family life, family problems, eccentric family, couples, mental illness, family relations, storm, dysfunctional, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Intimate Relations (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young merchant marine turns up in an English coastal town looking for a brother he barely knows. When his brother's wife rebukes him he takes up with the Beasley family. However, soon the mother and daughter are chasing and ending up in the ...
Style: dark humor, sexual, disturbing, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, dysfunctional family, age difference, elderly lovers, love and romance, dangerous attraction, suburban life, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, obsession ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, human nature, siblings relations, relationship vs career, family gatherings, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family in crisis, love and romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 9K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, social misfits, fall in love, teenage life, romance, parents and children, suburbs, opposites attract, youth, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: offbeat, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family life, family problems, estrangement, homecoming, dysfunctional family, couples, eccentric family, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, divorce, infidelity, spouse killer, family problems, dishonesty, couples, midlife crisis, manipulations, unfulfillment, cons and scams, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Wedding (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Muffin's wedding to Dino Corelli is to be a big affair. Except the ageing priest isn't too sure of the ceremony, only the families actually turn up as the Corelli Italian connection is suspect, security guards watch the gifts rather ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, wedding, bishop, couples, family problems, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, hypocrisy, radical, family relations, chaos, nouveau riche ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Montenegro (1981)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marilyn Jordan, an American, lives in Stockholm with her Swedish husband and family. Her behavior is bizarre, perhaps mad: she poisons the dog's milk and advises the dog not to drink it; she sets the sheets afire as her husband sleeps; she ...
Style: dark humor, sexy, humorous, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: mental illness, housewife, immigrants, introspection, society, opposites attract, repression, self discovery, family relations, sexual relations, couple relations, interracial relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, former yugoslavia, stockholm sweden, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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East Is East (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, arranged marriage, muslim, tradition, family life, generation gap, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, society, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%