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

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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, love and romance, romance and small town mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Buried on Sunday: Katha Parayumbol (2007), Faces of Women (1985), Konopielka (1982), The Frozen Heart (1980), First Time Godfather (2007). 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: village, family, movie star, movie business, old friend, school, childhood friend, struggle, rich, film making, malayalam
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Faces of Women (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Côte d'Ivoire
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, dance, festival, village
Place: africa
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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, sickle, civilization, prophet, female nudity, village idiot, male female relationship
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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: village, fool, prostitute, hypocrisy, winter, village idiot
Place: swiss alps, switzerland
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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: custom, basketball, politician, speech, tradition, dialect, democracy, godfather, hedgehog, village
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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, violence, hut, turtle, circumcision, fleeing, father son relationship, fight, village, surrealism, boy, mother son relationship
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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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: village, irishman, gays and lesbians, store, island, redemption, social relations, family relations, village life, language barrier, liberation, fatherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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53%
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: village, village life, pregnancy, ethnic, eccentric family, unwanted pregnancy, coming of age, social relations, family relations, on the road, youth, folk ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia
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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, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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The Divine Order (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nora is a young housewife and mother, living in a quaint little village with her husband and their two sons. The Swiss countryside is untouched by the major social upheavals the movement of 1968 has brought about. Nora’s life is not affected ...
Plot: politics, women's rights, feminism, village, husband wife estrangement, sex scene, church, bus, strike, teenage girl, grandfather, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, year 1971
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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 ...
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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, armenian, shepherd, countryside, village, mountain
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus
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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, stylized, semi serious, atmospheric
Plot: social relations, human nature, aging, small town life, small town, hopes, village, redemption, welsh, bare breasts, flashback, topless woman
Time: 70s
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The Lizard (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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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: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, serious, rough
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Farewell My Darling (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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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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Back to the USSR (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
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The Penitent (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tension between a jealous husband, his wife who's attracted to his friend and the friend is rising as their small, deeply catholic, Mexican village is deciding who will be Christ during the possibly dangerous reenactment of the Crucifixion.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 134 min.
Story: A village-based singer attempts to find love and fame in the big city.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Love at 16 (2004)
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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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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Armenia
Duration: 90 min.
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Bedside Highway (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this Danish sex comedy, precisely opposite goals lead a young official of the Department of Roads and Traffic and all the women of the local village to end up in the sack. His goal is to get them to sign papers allowing a new highway to go ...
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Fire Festival (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tatsuo, a reverent lumberjack, seeks to disrupt plans to build a marine park on his family land, instead promoting his traditions in reactionary ways.
Plot: village, male nudity, nature, wilderness, lumberjack
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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: witty, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, social relations, human nature, oil company, seaside town, friendship, husband wife relationship, travel ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Raja Babu (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Raja Babu (Govinda) is a poor orphan adopted by a wealthy village couple (Kadar Khan and Aruna Irani). He is a typical country bumpkin, good-hearted but lacking in urban manners. He falls ...
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Place: india
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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: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, race against time, danger, rescue, underwater, forces of nature, chases and races, save the day, heroic mission, heroes, ocean or sea, military ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zorba the Greek (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
Style: emotional, serious, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: greek, friendship, village, dance, monastery, widow, dancing, culture clash, hopes, love and romance, friends, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, new orleans
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