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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Most similar movies to Buried on Sunday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about village, village life, social relations, family relations, countryside, society and friends mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Buried on Sunday: Konopielka (1982), Katha Parayumbol (2007), Faces of Women (1985), Meesa Madhavan (2002), Under Milk Wood (1971). 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, civilization, village idiot, male female relationship, countryside, prophet, sickle
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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: village, hairdresser, movie star, family, old friend, movie business, school, barbershop, rich, struggle, childhood friend, superstar ...
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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: village, festival, feminism, sex, loan, dancing
Place: africa
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54%
Meesa Madhavan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Madhavan (Dileep) is a clever thief who does robbery for a living. He is following the principles of his mentor Mullani Pappan (Mala Aravindan). Meesa Madhavan got his name by the popular saying that if Madhavan rolls his Mustache (Meesa in ...
Plot: thief, village, frame up, money lender, bicycle, police inspector, moustache, neck brace, rifle, malayalam
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51%
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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: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, contemplative
Plot: social relations, redemption, human nature, village, small town, small town life, hopes, aging, flashback, topless woman, blind man, welsh ...
Time: 70s
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44%
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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: fire, village, violence, boy, turtle, fleeing, father son relationship, circumcision, fight, surrealism, magic realism, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: village idiot, mountain village, hypocrisy, prostitute, village, winter, fool, drifter, corpse, satire, cheating
Place: swiss alps, switzerland
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42%
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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: captivating, surreal, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: village, village life, pregnancy, bittersweet, parents and children, eccentric family, on the road, unwanted pregnancy, folk, social relations, family relations, ethnic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ...
Plot: godfather, village, politician, democracy, hedgehog, basketball, customs, tradition, family relations, dialect, speech, female director
Place: crete
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40%
 7.4
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Butterflies (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Three strangers with one thing in common — the same father — come to a Turkish village to bury him, and learn about him and each other.
Style: psychological, captivating, humorous, disturbing
Plot: sibling relationship, family secret, village, death in the family, brother sister relationship, family, family relations, siblings relations, family reunited, family problems, relationships, magic realism ...
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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, family relations, redemption, village life, language barrier, young man, stranger, fatherhood, liberation, irishman, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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38%
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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, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: village, romance, supportive parent, couples, parents and children, on the road, family relations, social relations, couple relations, politician, landowner, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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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, mountain, village, countryside, armenian, shepherd
Place: armenia, caucasus, ussr
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37%
The Wicked Uncle (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small Swiss village, a school sports coach is accused of molestation by the mother of one of his pupils. The citizens are outraged…that the mother could make such a claim – for the coach she accuses is a local hero, a former world champion ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, humorous, captivating, intellectual
Plot: satire, relationships, rape accusation, teacher student relationship, village, small village, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, male nudity, freak, theater, shower ...
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Pampa Blues (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 16-yr.-old Ben wants to escape the small town he lives in, but a local bar owner persuades him to help with his idea to use UFOs to attract tourists
Plot: ufo sighting, village, photographer, dementia, small village, farmer, grandfather grandson relationship, outsider, mechanic, coming of age, watching television, red dress ...
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Malamaal Weekly (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: lottery, village, comedy of errors, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, social relations, disorder, alcoholic, poverty, lottery winner, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new delhi, india
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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: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous
Plot: self discovery, friendship, village, teaching the ways of the world, on the road, social differences, society, hidden identity, clergy, misfit, hopes, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vatican, 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, semi serious ...
Plot: village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, village, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, seaside town, friendship, american abroad, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: elderly, social relations, parents and children, village, family relations, power relations, village life, estrangement, aging, teachers and students
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
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Back to the USSR (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A film by Jari Halonen
Plot: lenin, village, socialist, communism, revolution, robbery, suicide attempt, socialism, vampirism, farce, communist, vampire ...
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You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the work performed by a young acting company, La ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, actor's life, artists and showbiz, tragic love, countryside, village, estate, love, unrequited love, broken heart, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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31%
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61 Days (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In early 1970s, Adem is a boy living in an Aegean village with his family. He just finished the primary school and he wants to work while he's on summer holiday. He gets permission from his family to work for a soda pop seller named Ciber ...
Style: psychological, captivating, humorous
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Hana (2006)
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: serious, atmospheric, captivating, humorous
Plot: samurai, revenge, rivalry, introspection, moral dilemma, heroes, dark humor, village, dealing with death, martial arts, vengeance, village life ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: farce, village, hospital, disorder, couples, love and romance, dealing with death, romance, twins, nothing goes right, unfulfilled love, love triangle ...
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The Jasmine Vine in Seethamma's Courtyard (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Brothers Peddodu and Chinnodu are unemployed and do not get along well due to their contrasting natures. They have problems marrying the women they love before an accident changes their lives.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, fall in love, family, love and romance, sibling relationship, siblings relations, village, parents and children, village life, brother, brother brother relationship, family drama
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Journey To Greenland (2016)
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, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, village, society, friendship, life philosophy, disorder, youth, city, actor, actor's life, adventure, seal the animal ...
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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, suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic
Plot: prison escape, prison, village, criminal heroes, hidden identity, society, crimes, fugitives, pretense, warden, religions or cults, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
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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, clever, humorous
Plot: small town, village, inheritance, gay, free spirit, motorcycle, countryside, family relations, friends, social relations, couples, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden
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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: politician, orphan, culture clash, waitress, korean, funeral, fight, coffee, village, pig, cafe, widow ...
Place: korea
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Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
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, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: religious differences, village, peaceful mission, society, disagreement, strong female character, muslim, christianity, islam, religious conflict, civil war, hijab ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%