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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, suspense, realistic, offbeat, biting, witty, semi serious, harsh, funny, ironic ...
Plot: incest, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, satire, murder, society, couples, eccentric family, greed, poverty, dysfunctional family, sex, sea, prostitute, pregnancy, domestic violence, dream, baptism, slum, large family, burlesque, misery, male prostitute ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and talky films with plots about family relations, satire, parents and children, dysfunctional family, mentor, couples and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Ugly, Dirty and Bad: The Terrace (1980), The House of Yes (1997), The End (1978), The Daytrippers (1996), The Dinner (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: contemplative, witty, humorous, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, satire, society, political intrigue, dishonesty, couples, love affair, state affairs, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, friends, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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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, humorous, absurd, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental illness, thanksgiving, eccentric family, family problems, twins, family life, love and romance, brother sister incest, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: virginia
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73%
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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, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, self discovery, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, parents and children, nothing goes right, couple relations, unsuccessful, family relations, silly humor, clergy, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, family relations, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, chance meeting, brawl, rooftop, suburbs, infidelity, overbearing, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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68%
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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: suspense, contemplative, realistic, biting, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, satire, bittersweet, workplace situations, couples, workplace, lifestyle, social differences, human nature, society, cooking and food, chief of staff ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy
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63%
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, cult film ...
Plot: small town, radio, small town life, couples, media, family relations, social relations, love triangle, radio show, artists and showbiz, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska, tokyo, california
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57%
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Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, traffic jam, bohemian life, politics, clergy, filmmaking, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, nothing goes right, disorder, family problems, family life, self discovery, down on your luck, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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53%
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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, family relations, parents and children, urban, school, single parent, couple relations, family problems, teenage life, jazz musician ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
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52%
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, social differences, self discovery, single parent, sex aid, youth, nomad, sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
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47%
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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, estrangement, eccentric family, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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47%
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, dark humor, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, rape, family relations, terrorism, coming of age, sex, prostitute, satire, terrorist, bomb, incest ...
Time: 80s
Place: new hampshire, europe, austria, usa, new england ...
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47%
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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, mother son relationship, family life, eccentric family, looking for love, midlife crisis, youth, single parent, introspection, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, mother son incest, parents and children, adultery, dysfunctional family, coming of age, student, suburbs, couples, injury, neighborhood, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
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45%
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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, realistic, sentimental, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, working class, siblings relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement, single parent, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
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45%
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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: realistic, humorous, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, family relations, muslim, tradition, arranged marriage, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, society, family life, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: humorous, talky, thought provoking, witty, cynical ...
Plot: satire, politics, on the road, mythology, crow, hawk, clergy, society, religions or cults, family relations, monk, idealism ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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44%
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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: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, culture clash, friendship, world war two, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, couples, partners, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Easy Life (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Roberto, a shy law student in Rome, meets Bruno, a forty-year-old exuberant, capricious man, who takes him for a drive through the Roman and Tuscany countries in the summer.
Style: suspense, semi serious, clever, psychological, touching ...
Plot: summer, seaside, teaching the ways of the world, friends, friendship, odd couple, human nature, lifestyle, introspection, nightlife, satire, bohemian life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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43%
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. As an Oriental ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, family relations, disorder, aging, nothing goes right, parents and children, human nature, elderly woman, indoor, golden years, fishing, white wine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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43%
Seduced and Abandoned (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film presents the tale of Agnese Ascalone, daughter of prominent miner Vincenzo Ascalone, and takes place in a small town in Sicily. Agnese is seduced by her sister Matilde's fiance, and has a tryst with him for which she confesses and ...
Style: suspense, neorealism, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, seduction, hypocrisy, parents and children, family in crisis, unwanted pregnancy, family relations, family feud, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sicily, europe, italy, sicily italy
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43%
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: dark humor, realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, infidelity, satire, price of justice, gangsters, boss and employee, couple relations, love affair, crumbling marriage, workplace, society, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, quarry
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, dark humor ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, loneliness, character study, secret, mother son relationship, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Carbon Copy (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A white corporate executive is surprised to discover that he has a black teen-age son who can't wait to be adopted into the, almost-exclusively-white community of, San Marino, California.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, suspense, biting ...
Plot: interracial relations, illegitimate son, farce, suburbs, disorder, discrimination, injustice, parents and children, suburban life, family relations, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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42%
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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: wedding, dysfunctional family, bishop, family relations, satire, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, radical, family problems, couples, hypocrisy, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: prank, feud, neighbor, couples, suburbs, eccentric family, road not taken, contests and competitions, suburban life, rivalry, satire, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, cynical, absurd, satirical, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family secret, death in the family, family reunited, funeral, eccentric family, lesbian, family life, family feud, fall in love, parents and children, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mother (Bill Cosby), Jugs (Raquel Welch) & Speed (Harvey Keitel) work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.
Style: humorous, suspense, semi serious, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, buddies, partners, disorder, fighting the system, rivalry, underdog, friends, workplace situations, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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40%
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, self discovery, filmmaking, society, crumbling marriage, rise and fall, infidelity, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Plot: butcher, small town life, eccentric family, couples, human nature, misfit, society, sexual relations, unfulfillment, family life, small town, satire ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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