Movies like Buried on Sunday

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Buried on Sunday (1992)
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Buried on Sunday (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Angry island fishermen declare independence and use a Soviet nuclear submarine to get Ottawa's attention.
Plot: submarine, village, nuclear

Most similar movies to Buried on Sunday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about village, village life, family relations, social relations, countryside, society and hopes mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buried on Sunday: Faces of Women (1985), Katha Parayumbol (2007), Konopielka (1982), Under Milk Wood (1971), The Perfect Stranger (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Faces of Women (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At a festival, a chorus of women sing and dance as two stories unfold. In a village, a young women with a jealous husband gives him something to be jealous about when his younger brother visits from the city.
Plot: sex, feminism, festival, village, dance, dancing
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Katha Parayumbol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: the film is about how a barber's life is turned upside down when a film unit comes to the village for a shoot, and the news spreads that superstar Ashok Raj (Mammootty) is the barber's childhood friend. The script also by Srinivasan is so ...
Plot: hairdresser, village, family, barbershop, school, old friend, movie business, movie star, childhood friend, rich, struggle, film making ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 627
Konopielka (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaziuk, a stubborn peasant and his pregnant wife live in a backwood village, unaffected by the civilization. The village is once visited by a couple of wanderers, and strange things start to happen afterward. A new schoolteacher is sent to the area. ...
Plot: sickle, female nudity, village, village idiot, male female relationship, civilization, countryside, prophet
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: world war one, village, fall in love, romance, culture clash, friends, fish out of water, comedy of errors, rebellion, countryside, friendship, map ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Under Milk Wood (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This Dylan Thomas work is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards!). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, stylized, contemplative, realistic
Plot: human nature, redemption, aging, small town life, hopes, social relations, small town, village, bare breasts, welsh, flashback, storyteller ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Perfect Stranger (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mysterious arrival of a foreigner to a small village in a Mediterranean island, awake the sudden interest from a diverse group of residents, who will appear unexpectedly in the stranger's life, believing that he's going to reopen an ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: village, irishman, family relations, social relations, redemption, store, village life, gays and lesbians, island, language barrier, stranger, fatherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 6
Turtle (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cameroon
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about friendship between a boy and his turtle.
Plot: violence, fire, magic realism, boy, father son relationship, fleeing, hut, circumcision, surrealism, turtle, fight, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 3K
Moon Father (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tajikistan, Germany, Japan, Uzbekistan, Austria, Switzerland, France, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The unborn child of Mamlakat is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother in a small village in Central Asia. One night she is seduced by an actor from ...
Style: touching, surreal, offbeat, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: village, village life, pregnancy, folk, parents and children, bittersweet, youth, unwanted pregnancy, eccentric family, ethnic, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Frozen Heart (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tramp tries to trick the community into paying for the funeral of his fellow tramp who was found frozen to death.
Plot: satire, mountain village, village idiot, fool, corpse, village, winter, hypocrisy, drifter, cheating, prostitute
Place: swiss alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 20K
Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, human nature, social relations, beautiful scenery, seaside town, oil company, friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
First Time Godfather (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brought up in California, offspring of an important political family, 11 year old Alex travels to Crete in order to baptize the baby child of a local cacique and parliamentary candidate. He will be a GODFATHER FOR THE FIRST TIME in order to prove to ...
Plot: female director, village, dialect, democracy, godfather, customs, hedgehog, politician, tradition, speech, custom, basketball ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
We and Our Mountains (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep.
Plot: sheep, countryside, armenian, shepherd, village, mountain
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 495
Saving Grace (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A newly-elected Pope Leo XIV finds himself accidentally locked out of the Vatican. Unknown to the outside world, he winds up in an impoverished Italian village, where his adventures ultimately teach the Pope and his new friends some important ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous
Plot: friendship, profanity, society, misfit, social differences, friends, village, on the road, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, clergy, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 6K
M.K.B.K.M. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: village, romance, couple relations, supportive parent, on the road, couples, parents and children, bollywood, family relations, politician, landowner, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Back to the USSR (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A film by Jari Halonen
Plot: robbery, farce, socialist, communism, countryside, vampirism, suicide attempt, communist, socialism, divorce, execution, vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 436
Submerged (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A moment by moment account of the sinking and rescue of the crew of the submarine USS Squalus which was the first rescue of living crew on a submarine.
Plot: submarine, navy, accident, inventor
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: contemplative, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: aging, estrangement, social relations, power relations, family relations, elderly, teachers and students, village life, parents and children, village
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 215
Love at 16 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Somewhere in the Greek provinces, in the '80s. The story revolves around a group of 15-year-olds. The main characters of that group, ALEXIS and ANTIGONI, as well as their parents, their relatives and friends are depicted in the movie, creating ...
Plot: schoolyard fight, village, dream, sexual awakening, grandparents, coming of age, best friend, death of grandmother, masturbation, teenager, forest, knife wound ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 8.5
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The Lizard (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Reza is a petty thief who escapes jail by posing as a mullah. When he has to stay in disguise longer than he expected, he accidentally becomes the revered leader of a small-town mosque, bringing people flooding in with his on the hoof sermons ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: prison, village, hidden identity, criminal heroes, society, pretense, fugitives, crimes, religions or cults, small town life, warden, prison escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
House of Angels (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a small village in Västergötland, everything is turned upside-down when the local loner dies and his cottage is inherited by his unknown relative Fanny. She rides into tow on a big black motorcycle with her androgenic boyfriend Zack, wearing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic
Plot: small town, village, inheritance, gay, free spirit, motorcycle, countryside, gays and lesbians, fall in love, society, gender, human nature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 1K
The in-Laws (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A village-based singer attempts to find love and fame in the big city.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, farce, village, couple relations, village life, forces of nature, dealing with death, nothing goes right, unfulfilled love, wedding, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 2K
Mug (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jacek loves heavy metal and his dog. He converts the country lanes outside his door into a racing track and bombs down them in his little car. When he and his girlfriend Dagmara take to the dancefloor, everyone runs for cover. He enjoys his ...
Style: tragicomedy, ironic, uplifting, compassionate
Plot: identity crisis, heavy metal culture, family relations, disfigured face, social misfits, adaptation, broken heart, christianity, reject, village, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, humorous, uplifting ...
Plot: religious differences, village, peaceful mission, society, disagreement, strong female character, muslim, christianity, islam, virgin mary statue, civil war, hijab ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Farewell My Darling (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When old Mr. Park dies, his first son Chan-Wu, a film director, and his troublesome daughter Mi-Seon hurriedly come back to their rural hometown, and third son Chan-Se comes back to Korea from America. As the quiet country village gets busy ...
Plot: mourning, satire, autobiography, fight, coffee, village, widow, orphan, family relations, culture clash, pig, korean ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Story of Qiu Ju is a 1992 Chinese comedy-drama film. The film was directed by Zhang Yimou and, as in many of his films, stars Gong Li in the title role. The screenplay is an adaption of Chen Yuanbin's novella The Wan Family's Lawsuit. ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, clever, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, countryside, politics, revolution, satire, understanding, misfit, society, righting the wronged, rebelliousness, village, chief ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lost in Armenia (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Armenia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jean-Paul Bolzec had gone to play his show for a French company based in Azerbaijan. On the way back to the airport, the taxi breaks down. Bolzec is abandoned on a desert road, in the middle of nowhere. Without realizing it, he crossed the border on ...
Plot: church, village, corruption, bank, singing, language barrier, donkey, border, soccer, classroom, toilet, cat ...
Place: armenia, azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 872
Gravehopping (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pero is a professional funeral speaker in a small Slovenian town. His unique gift is to make every funeral that extra bit special. Pero just can't help turning his eulogies into witty personal confessions that bring the grieving crowd to tears ...
Style: semi serious, bleak, humorous, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, s&m, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, social relations, village, village life, death, under the surface, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 603
Tribute (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: agent, dying, couples, family life, bittersweet, estrangement, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, family problems, terminal illness, prostitute, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: rise to the top, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, youth, anti semitism, working class, ghetto, social differences, society, human nature, innocence lost, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's the winter of 1935 and Max Brown is newly arrived in Willowgreen, Saskatchewan - a rural Canadian prairie town - on his first teaching job in a one room schoolhouse. He quickly realizes that this is not his dream situation: the winter is ...
Plot: teacher, great depression, schoolhouse, canadian, isolation, prairie, apology, moving, visit, blond boy, man in bathtub, climbing steps ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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