Movies like Buddy Buddy

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Buddy Buddy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, which screenwriter Francis Veber had adapted from his play Le contrat. The film proved to be the last directed by Wilder.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, witty, remake of french film
Plot: hotel, hitman, clinic, farce, buddies, odd couple, assassination, nothing goes right, crimes, suicide attempt, island, deadly, disorder, gangsters, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, partners, couples, testimony, female nudity
Time: 80s
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The Fortune Cookie
Comedy, Romance
USA
125 min.
 7.4
The Ritz
Comedy
UK, USA
91 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, farce, dishonesty, couples, dialogue and mentor mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Buddy Buddy: A Pain in the Ass (1973), The Odd Couple (1968), A Pain in the Ass (2008), The Fortune Cookie (1966), Lookin' to Get Out (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Pain in the Ass
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, gangsters, farce, odd couple, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, suicide attempt, friendship, cons and scams, suicide, psychiatrist ...
Time: 70s
Place: southern france, france, south of france
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The Odd Couple
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, not serious, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, poker, suicide attempt, friends, divorce, screwball, buddies, odd couple, unlikely friendships, mentor, obsession, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
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A Pain in the Ass
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, dark humor
Plot: hitman, comedy of errors, hotel, nothing goes right, farce, disorder, odd couple, assassination attempt, spouse leaving, snitch, bellhop, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
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The Fortune Cookie
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: lawyer, surveillance, hospital, football, odd couple, greed, cons and scams, dishonesty, farce, crime gone awry, dialogue, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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Lookin' to Get Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: buddies, on the road, criminal's revenge, crime, bank, romance, gangsters, casino, hotel, unlikely criminals, gambling, cons and scams ...
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Sour Grapes
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Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
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The Ritz
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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Broadway Danny Rose
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, gangster, comedy of errors, couple relations, relationships, mob, love triangle, urban, screwball, character study, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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    User:   34%
 
The Couch Trip
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: psychiatrist, radio, comedy of errors, hidden identity, mistaken identity, psychiatry, mental institution, screwball, nothing goes right, parody, chase, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, los angeles, new jersey ...
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Party 7
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: criminal heroes, hotel, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, chase, crime gone awry, lovers on the run, thief, violence spree, hitman, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
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Getting Away with Murder
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the very moralistic college ethics instructor Jack Lambert finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander, he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: vigilantism, murder, college, unlikely criminals, false accusation, vigilante, vengeance, nothing goes right, investigation, crimes, nudity (topless - notable), nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: massachusetts
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Doctor Detroit
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A shy but gentle man named Clifford Skridlow is a professor of comparative literature at the financially-strapped fictional Monroe College in Chicago. A chance encounter with four beautiful women at a restaurant changes his life forever.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, prostitute, college, nothing goes right, pimp, fish out of water, disorder, gangsters, college professor, odd couple, switching roles, adolescence vs adulthood ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A French wife takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, unlikely couple, farce, human nature, obsession, love triangle, animal life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
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Country: USA
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Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: airport, chase, culture clash, travel, comedy of errors, couple relations, on the road, ethnic conflict, marriage, nothing goes right, train, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: boston, new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
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The ComDads
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: on the road, buddies, odd couple, parents and children, crime, cons and scams, missing person, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, disorder, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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System:   30%
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True Identity
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: hitman, hidden identity, crime, interracial relations, cons and scams, mistaken identity, murder, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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Avanti!
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
Style: humorous, clever, sexy, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, island, hotel, unlikely couple, farce, adultery, screwball, opposites attract, love affair, dialogue, death in the family, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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    User:   33%
 
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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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The Sunshine Boys
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, buddies, sarcasm, friendship, runaway, adaptation, dialogue, family, showbiz, unlikely friendships, mentor, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
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Wise Guys
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, buddies, gangsters, cons and scams, hitman, heist, mafia, friends, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
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Night Shift
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, macabre, funny, realistic ...
Plot: prostitution, friendship, pimp, prostitute, buddies, mentor, nightlife, unlikely friendships, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, dialogue ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
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Jinxed!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical
Plot: betrayal, gambling, crime, casino, crimes, nightclub, dishonesty, infidelity, murder, hitman, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Search for One-eye Jimmy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: gangsters, missing person, nothing goes right, school, crimes, crime, church, mystery, dialogue, friendship, down on your luck, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Private Resort
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jack and his buddy Ben check in at a posh Florida resort, planning to spend every hour in hot pursuit of gorgeous babes. But their plans hit a major detour when they try to bed the wife of a conniving jewel thief. They'll have to outsmart him, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: farce, buddies, femme fatale, goofy hero, hotel, prank, looking for sex, resort, cons and scams, diamond necklace, pineapple, undressing ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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System:   26%
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How to Murder Your Wife
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, marriage, courtroom, couple relations, romance, cons and scams, chase, lawyer, dishonesty, farce, police investigation, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new jersey
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Santa Claus Is a Stinker
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: FĂ©lix, 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, ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: christmas, french, social misfits, human nature, farce, islam, nothing goes right, brutality, dialogue, urban, childhood, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan, paris france
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System:   26%
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Brain Donors
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: farce, buddies, goofy hero, rise to the top, firefly, dumb, parody, gunfight, chaos and mayhem, drinking, cons and scams, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
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System:   24%
    User:   24%
 

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Dead Tired
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, french, self discovery, couple relations, cons and scams, farce, mistaken identity, screwball, art, showbiz, artists and showbiz, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, paris france
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System:   24%
    User:   20%
 
Movers & Shakers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: nothing goes right, hollywood, actor's life, parody, singleness, celebrity culture, media satire, filmmaking, showbiz, breakup, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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