Movies like Birds of a Feather

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Birds of a Feather
Original name: La Cage aux folles
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her parents come for dinner.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, funny, captivating, dramatic, talky ...
Plot: farce, gay, homosexuality, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, cross dressing, race issues, french, culture clash, stereotypes, parents and children, eccentric family, gender bending, transvestism, family relations, dialogue, male nudity, disorder, happy ending, relationships, prejudice, gender, pornography, marriage, women ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, southern france, cote d'azur, saint tropez
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The Closet
Comedy
France
84 min.
 7.1
The Dinner Game
Comedy
France
80 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, culture clash, mentor, adaptation, brutality and storytelling mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Birds of a Feather: The Birdcage (1996), The Closet (2001), French Twist (1995), Maybe... Maybe Not (1994), Kiss Me, Guido (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Birds of a Feather 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, comedy of errors, farce, camp, goofy hero, hidden identity, secret agents, countryside, pornography, secret identity, espionage ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, french riviera, italy, sicily, saint tropez ...
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    User:   100%
 
 7.0
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The Birdcage
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gay, cross dressing, mistaken identity, politics, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, senator, homosexuality, jewish, switching roles, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, los angeles
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System:   81%
    User:   86%
 
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The Closet
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, comedy of errors, gay, dishonesty, french, farce, disorder, stereotypes, political, prejudice, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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System:   66%
    User:   77%
 
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French Twist
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, lesbian, adultery, love triangle, vengeance, self discovery, cheating, relationships, farce, women, dishonesty, pornography ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, spain, south of france
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
Maybe... Maybe Not
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Der Bewegte Mann is a German comedy about a heterosexual man, Axel, who is thrown out of his girlfriends home for cheating and ends up moving in with a gay man. Axel learns the advantages of living with gay men even though they are attracted to him ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, farce, friendship, infidelity, male nudity, gays and lesbians, german, homosexuality, romance, crumbling marriage, culture clash, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england
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    User:   49%
 
Kiss Me, Guido
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, gay, friendship, odd couple, city life, stereotypes, culture clash, gays and lesbians, urban, happy ending, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
The Dinner Game
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, french, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, goofy hero, contests and competitions, storytelling, nothing goes right, wine, twists & turns, dialogue, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
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The Associate
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, vengeance, cross dressing, comedy of errors, hidden identity, business, women, wall street, farce, cons and scams, internet, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
 6.4
 2K
Dead Tired
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, french, self discovery, couple relations, cons and scams, farce, mistaken identity, screwball, art, showbiz, artists and showbiz, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
Relax... It's Just Sex
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: humorous, touching, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, friendship, lesbian, male nudity, aids, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, couple relations, relationships, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
Made in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, culture clash, high school, comedy of errors, hidden identity, identity, obsessive quest, screwball, self discovery, dysfunctional family, interracial relations, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
The Owl and the Pussycat
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: romance, prostitute, prostitution, writer's life, unlikely couple, censorship, opposites attract, dialogue, couple relations, pornography, relationships, reality tv ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
Santa Claus Is a Stinker
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: christmas, french, social misfits, human nature, farce, islam, nothing goes right, brutality, dialogue, urban, childhood, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
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To Be or Not to Be
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: farce, war, gay, nazis, wartime, anti heroes, jews, nazi, holocaust, censorship, heroic mission, jewish ...
Place: poland, england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
 6.7
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Jeffrey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, aids, romance, friendship, fall in love, homosexuality, stereotypes, gays and lesbians, relationships, unlikely couple, opposites attract, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   32%
 
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, jewish, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family, relationships, adaptation, love and romance, broadway, youth, culture clash, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
What's New Pussycat
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of his own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, farce, psychiatrist, unlikely couple, screwball, adultery, self discovery, women, pornography, couple relations, relationships, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, paris france
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System:   25%
    User:   24%
 
The First Wives Club
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, divorce, farce, revenge, friendship, battle of the sexes, women, lesbian, suicide, feminism, unlikely friendships, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1960s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
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 5.8
 10K
The Toy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farce, friendship, family, youth, slavery, power relations, race issues, disorder, toys, mentor, mischievous children, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   25%
 
 5.8
 131K
Brüno
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: gay, culture clash, fashion, male nudity, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, pornography, adoption, stereotypes, fame, irreverent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, middle east, los angeles, israel ...
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System:   24%
    User:   23%
 
Flirting with Disaster
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, road movie, not serious, funny ...
Plot: farce, adoption, dysfunctional family, mistaken identity, obsessive quest, parenthood, on the road, track down, crime gone awry, irreverent, dialogue, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, california ...
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System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 5.0
 16K
The Bachelor
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, farce, wedding, marriage, chase, opposites attract, greed, women, couple relations, happy ending, bank, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   25%
 
 7.0
 6K
Polyester
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, biting, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: pornography, abortion, misfit, dysfunctional family, cult, love and romance, male nudity, suburbs, life philosophy, brutality, nudity (topless - notable), crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   22%
 
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A Private Function
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, working class, farce, blind ambition, wartime, social differences, village, chase, nothing goes right, british, ambition, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1947
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
How to Murder Your Wife
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, marriage, courtroom, couple relations, romance, cons and scams, chase, lawyer, dishonesty, farce, police investigation, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   23%
 
 6.7
 29K
In a World...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: workplace, father daughter relationship, family relations, desire for fame, parents and children, siblings relations, alone in the world, sarcasm, unfulfilled love, dialogue, writers, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   20%
 
 6.4
 9K
Trophy Wife
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Style: humorous, clever, stylized, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, workplace, adultery, feminism, battle of the sexes, french, factory, boss and employee, character study, twists & turns, couple relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1978
Place: france, europe, paris france
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System:   22%
    User:   21%
 
The Opposite of Sex
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: clever, dark humor, witty, talky, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, manipulation, dysfunctional family, runaway, coming of age, suburbs, sex, depression, relationships, sarcasm, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, california, canada, indiana, cross country
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System:   22%
    User:   19%
 

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Genre: Comedy
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    User:   19%
 
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Country: USA
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Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   22%
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