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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and serious films with plots about village, village life, countryside, social relations, society, family relations and friendship mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buried on Sunday: Konopielka (1982), Katha Parayumbol (2007), Faces of Women (1985), Under Milk Wood (1971), M.K.B.K.M. (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: village, female nudity, sickle, civilization, male female relationship, countryside, village idiot, prophet
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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, movie star, old friend, barbershop, family, movie business, school, childhood friend, superstar, struggle, rich ...
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64%
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: dancing, loan, feminism, dance, sex, festival, village
Place: africa
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62%
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
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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, on the road, parents and children, supportive parent, couples, social relations, family relations, bollywood, couple relations, politician, landowner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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 6.0
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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: fight, village, circumcision, father son relationship, fleeing, hut, surrealism, fire, magic realism, turtle, boy, violence ...
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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: touching, humorous, offbeat, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: village, village life, pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, family relations, social relations, ethnic, bittersweet, on the road, folk, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia
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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: corpse, cheating, satire, mountain village, drifter, village, winter, fool, hypocrisy, prostitute, village idiot
Place: swiss alps, switzerland
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, light
Plot: village, social relations, village life, redemption, family relations, language barrier, young man, stranger, liberation, fatherhood, irishman, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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38%
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, village, mountain, countryside
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
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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 ...
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Pampa Blues (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: grandfather grandson relationship, red dress, outsider, shaving, tavern, garage, mechanic, coming of age, farmer, small village, village, watching television ...
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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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, teaching the ways of the world, social differences, village, friends, on the road, self discovery, profanity, hidden identity, society, misfit, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
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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 life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, village, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, oil company, seaside town, friendship, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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35%
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, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, elderly, social relations, family relations, teachers and students, power relations, aging, village, estrangement, village life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
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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 ...
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Back to the USSR (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A film by Jari Halonen
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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, humorous, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: friendship, village, artists and showbiz, actor's life, tragic love, reunion, friends, estate, countryside, love, unrequited love, broken heart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a poor district of Edo lives a young samurai named Soza. He has been sent by his clan to avenge the death of his father. He isn't an accomplished swordsman however, and he prefers sharing the life of the residents, teaching the kids how to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, dark humor, captivating, humorous
Plot: samurai, revenge, heroes, rivalry, introspection, moral dilemma, village, dealing with death, martial arts, village life, vengeance, master warrior ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
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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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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
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Time: 90s
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29%
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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
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Farewell My Darling (1996)
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Duration: 116 min.
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Plot: funeral, death of father, coffee, family relations, getting home, autobiography, countryside, mourning, satire, village, cafe, widow ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thomas and Thomas are going through a rough patch: they are both thirty-something actors living in Paris. They randomly decide to leave the city and fly away to Kullorsuaq, one of the most remote villages of Greenland, where Thomas' father ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, captivating, feel good
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
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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 ...
Plot: religious differences, village, peaceful mission, disagreement, society, strong female character, muslim, islam, christianity, religious conflict, virgin mary statue, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mongolian interpretation of Kafka's "The Castle".
Plot: castle, village, book
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Sub Down (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a nuclear attack submarine crashes on the floor of the Artic ocean, it's up to a pair of research scientists to save the entire crew before time and oxygen run out.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, chases and races, underwater, ocean or sea, underwater scene, ocean, catastrophe, forces of nature, heroic mission, escapades, race against time, adventure ...
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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: classroom, singing, little girl, cat, language barrier, taxi, toilet, border, corruption, bank, soccer, donkey ...
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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, misfit, hopes, society, state affairs, rebellion, fighting the system ...
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