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, social relations, family relations, countryside, society and funeral mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buried on Sunday: Katha Parayumbol (2007), Faces of Women (1985), Konopielka (1982), Under Milk Wood (1971), The Perfect Stranger (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, old friend, school, movie star, barbershop, movie business, superstar, childhood friend, rich, struggle ...
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95%
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: village, festival, sex, dance, feminism, loan, dancing
Place: africa
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93%
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 633
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: male female relationship, countryside, village idiot, civilization, village, female nudity, sickle, prophet
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: semi serious, realistic, contemplative, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: small town life, redemption, human nature, aging, hopes, social relations, small town, village, welsh, flashback, storyteller, blind man ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: village, irishman, island, redemption, store, social relations, family relations, gays and lesbians, village life, language barrier, stranger, foreigner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Turtle (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cameroon
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about friendship between a boy and his turtle.
Plot: violence, circumcision, turtle, father son relationship, boy, fleeing, hut, fight, magic realism, fire, surrealism, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
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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: humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: village life, village, pregnancy, bittersweet, family relations, ethnic, social relations, unwanted pregnancy, parents and children, on the road, eccentric family, folk ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: cheating, corpse, satire, drifter, mountain village, winter, fool, village, prostitute, hypocrisy, village idiot
Place: swiss alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, oil company, seaside town, friendship, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, shepherd, armenian, countryside, mountain, village
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus
⇓ 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, customs, family relations, custom, basketball, democracy, village, hedgehog, tradition, politician, godfather, speech ...
Place: crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 55
Pampa Blues (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: mechanic, dementia, photographer, outsider, red dress, tavern, coming of age, grandfather grandson relationship, garage, small village, watching television, ufo sighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hopes, misfit, society, clergy, profanity, hidden identity, friends, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, on the road, village, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: village, romance, couple relations, on the road, parents and children, couples, supportive parent, family relations, bollywood, politician, landowner, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, contemplative
Plot: family relations, village life, power relations, aging, elderly, social relations, teachers and students, estrangement, parents and children, village
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Back to the USSR (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A film by Jari Halonen
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Love at 16 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 102 min.
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The Lizard (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: serious, rough, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hana (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
House of Angels (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Antonia's Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 434
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: navy, submarine, accident, inventor
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, uplifting, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: soccer, electricity, village, bank, actor, corruption, church, messiah, countryside, cell phone, border, language barrier ...
Place: azerbaijan, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, clever, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, peasant, countryside, politics, revolution, satire, village life, village, rebelliousness, righting the wronged, chief, understanding ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Seventy-Two Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family from isolated village in Lika makes a good living out of American pension earned by their late granddad Djuradj and received by his widow Nedja. The very existence of a family is threatened when Nedja dies, but the head of the family comes ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, disorder, crimes, eccentric family, dull life, alcohol abuse, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, s&m, family problems, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, village life, village, death, under the surface, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dogpound Shuffle (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man who has lost his beloved pet dog enlists the help of a young drifter in finding the animal. This leads to a series of misadventures, including a confrontation with a hulking dog-pound worker and a stint providing the entertainment at a ...
Plot: song and dance, male friendship, friendship between men, animal shelter, friendship, bum, drifter, dog, performer, dog movie
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%